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Rihanna's Savage X Fenty lingerie brand has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit brought by four California counties (Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles and San Diego) for allegedly defrauding customers. The company did not "clearly" reveal automatic charges to VIP membership buyers and didn't give proper notices for automatic renewal charges, the lawsuit alleged.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 03:30 am on 29 Nov
Video shows bear attacking inflatable reindeer Christmas decoration in Nevada
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
A video showing a bear attacking an inflatable reindeer Christmas decoration outside a home in Nevada has surfaced online. "Woke up this morning to Rudolph laying on the ground unresponsive. No amount of CPR or duct tape could revive him," the homeowner wrote on Facebook, while sharing visuals of the incident. He described the bear as "hungry".
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 04:30 am on 29 Nov
Merriam-Webster declares 'gaslighting’ as the word of year for 2022
short by Ridham Gambhir / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
Merriam-Webster has declared 'gaslighting' as the word of the year for 2022. Merriam-Webster defines 'gaslighting' as a form of mind manipulation that causes a person to question their thoughts or the act of grossly misleading someone, especially for one's advantage. "It was a word looked up frequently every single day of the year," said Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor at large.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 01:22 am on 29 Nov
5-time champions Brazil reach knockout stage of 2022 FIFA World Cup
short by Anmol Sharma / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
Five-time champions Brazil have reached the knockout stage of 2022 FIFA World Cup. Brazil defeated Switzerland 1-0 in their second group stage match today to seal their round of 16 spot. Casemiro scored for Brazil in the 83rd minute. Brazil are on top of Group G points table, followed by Switzerland, Cameroon and Serbia.
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:44 am on 29 Nov
Portugal defeated Uruguay 2-0 in their second Group H match at the Lusail Stadium to qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup knockouts, with one group stage match remaining. Midfielder Bruno Fernandes scored both the goals for Portugal. Portugal are the third team after defending champions France and five-time champions Brazil to reach the round of 16 of the ongoing tournament.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:07 am on 29 Nov
Portugal's 20-year-old defender Nuno Mendes broke down after getting injured in the first half of his team's 2022 FIFA World Cup Group H match against Uruguay. Mendes, who was playing his maiden FIFA World Cup match, was seen in tears while leaving the field after being substituted in the 42nd minute. He was replaced by Raphaël Guerreiro.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:08 am on 29 Nov
Ronaldo receives $225-million offer from Saudi Arabia club: Reports
short by Anmol Sharma / on 28 Nov 2022,Monday
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, whose Manchester United contract was recently terminated by mutual consent, has reportedly received a $225-million offer from Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr. The deal, if materialized, will see Ronaldo earn $75 million per year for three seasons. Ronaldo and United parted ways following Ronaldo's controversial interview with Piers Morgan.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:39 pm on 28 Nov
The world's richest person and Twitter's new owner Elon Musk on Monday tweeted that Apple has "threatened" to withhold Twitter from its App Store without giving a reason. "Apple has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter. Do they hate free speech in America?" Musk wrote in another tweet. He also tagged Apple's CEO Tim Cook, asking, "What's going on here?"
short by Ananya Goyal / 02:21 am on 29 Nov
Some Twitter users who criticized Twitter CEO Elon Musk said their accounts are getting suspended or they've been told they engaged in "hateful conduct", Business Insider reported. A user said they were banned for seemingly describing Musk as "unlikeable". Another user was asked to delete their tweet which said, "You can't defend [Musk] if...only thing you have in hairline."
short by Ashley Paul / 12:06 am on 29 Nov
8-year-old boy dies after choking on bouncy ball at Kentucky school
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
An eight-year-old boy died after choking on a bouncy ball while in class at Boston School in Kentucky's Nelson County. The boy was immediately taken to a local hospital by firefighters and then airlifted to Norton Children's Hospital, where he died. The school canceled classes on Monday for his funeral. Mental health resources were made available for fellow students.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 01:31 am on 29 Nov
1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at Florida A&M University's basketball court
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
A person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting incident at an outdoor basketball court at the Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, police said. The victims involved do not appear to be students of the university, FAMU said. "The shooting incident that occurred on campus is not an ongoing threat to the university," FAMU President said.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 01:59 am on 29 Nov
Camera gear worth $178,000 robbed at gunpoint from San Francisco store
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
A camera store near San Francisco's Union Square was robbed at gunpoint by four individuals of equipment worth $178,000. A loss of $20,000 was also incurred in damages to the store. As per reports, the robbery took place at the Leica Store on Saturday, hours after hundreds of people gathered for a FIFA World Cup watch party.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 02:55 am on 29 Nov
Half of the payments due for California's Middle Class Tax Refund have been issued, the state authorities said. They added that at least 6,739,880 direct deposits have been issued while 2,556,729 debit cards have been sent out. The inflation relief payments that have been paid out add up to more than $5 billion.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 01:13 am on 29 Nov
A 28-year-old Virginia ex-state trooper was shot dead by the police after he killed the family of the teenage California girl that he had been catfishing online. Austin Lee Edwards drove to Riverside to meet the girl and allegedly killed her mother and grandparents, before kidnapping her. He was killed after he opened fire on a SWAT team chasing him.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 12:47 am on 29 Nov
US oil prices on Monday fell to their lowest level since December 2021 amid ongoing protests in China against COVID-19 lockdowns. While West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures slid 2.7% to trade close to $74 a barrel, futures for Brent crude dropped 2.9% to trade close to $81 a barrel. Gasoline price also fell by 5.7% from last month.
short by Ananya Goyal / 01:02 am on 29 Nov
2 dead after 6-ft waves capsize boat off Imperial Beach; 7 rescued
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
At least two people died while rescue personnel saved seven others after a panga boat capsized off Imperial Beach near the California-Mexico border, with waves reaching a height of about six-eight feet, officials said. A tenth person is believed to be missing, officials added. As per reports, there were several surfers in the water at the time of the incident.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 12:48 am on 29 Nov
Levels of water in several lakes in California have gone down between 2017 and 2022. Satellite pictures have shown water levels in major California reservoirs like Shasta Lake, Lake Oroville, Lake McClure/Don Pedro Reservoir, Trinity Lake and Lake Cachuma, five years apart. Almost all of California is experiencing some sort of drought right now.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 02:17 am on 29 Nov
Dog accidentally shoots owner dead after touching shotgun in Turkey
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
A 32-year-old man died after he was accidentally shot by his pet dog during a hunting excursion in Turkey's Samsun Province over Thanksgiving weekend. The victim was reportedly putting the dog in the trunk of his car when its paw unintentionally touched the trigger of a loaded shotgun, causing the weapon to discharge. His body was sent for an autopsy.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 12:19 am on 29 Nov
A visually-impaired Indian-American professor working at US' Columbia University Business School has been sued by a former student of the college for allegedly making her do "demeaning female jobs". Sheena Iyengar allegedly made Elizabeth Blackwell apply makeup for her, make restaurant appointments for her romantic dates, etc. Blackwell was employed as a research associate for Iyengar.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 12:43 am on 29 Nov
Bob Iger, in his first company-wide meeting since returning as Disney's CEO, said he won't remove the hiring freeze put in place by previous CEO Bob Chapek earlier this month. "It was a wise thing to do in terms of...the challenges," Iger said, adding that he's currently evaluating Disney's cost structure. He also refuted reports that Apple might acquire Disney.
short by Ananya Goyal / 02:59 am on 29 Nov
Taboola shares rise 55% after Yahoo buys 25% stake in the ad network
short by Ananya Goyal / on 28 Nov 2022,Monday
Taboola shares rose 55% to $2.85 on Monday after Yahoo announced it's buying a 25% stake in the ad network as part of a 30-year advertising agreement. The deal will make Yahoo Taboola's largest shareholder and is expected to generate $1 billion in annual revenue. New York-based Taboola generates "promoted stories" sections that appear on the bottom of news sites.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:56 pm on 28 Nov
Google partners with iCAD to develop AI breast cancer screening tools
short by Ananya Goyal / on 29 Nov 2022,Tuesday
Google on Monday struck a deal with medical technology company iCAD to integrate its AI technology into the company's breast imaging solutions. It marks the first licensing and commercialization agreement for Google Health's mammography AI models and will integrate the technology into real-world clinical practice. ICAD's tech is used in health systems across the US and globally.
short by Ananya Goyal / 12:28 am on 29 Nov
Bionaut Labs raises $43.2 million for its drug-carrying micro-robots
short by Ananya Goyal / on 28 Nov 2022,Monday
Los Angeles-based Bionaut Labs, which designs remote-controlled micro-robots to deliver treatments to the midbrain, said it has raised $43.2 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Khosla Ventures. The funding will be focused on treatments for malignant glioma brain tumors and Dandy-Walker Syndrome, the startup said.
short by Ananya Goyal / 11:33 pm on 28 Nov
The City of Houston issued a boil water notice on Sunday night for over 2.2 million people after a power outage affected three water treatment facilities. Residents of Houston should boil all water used for drinking, bathing or even brushing, City of Houston said. The residents have also been asked not to use ice from automatic ice machines.
short by Ashley Paul / 11:47 pm on 28 Nov
An 83-year-old lawyer charged with helping billionaire Robert F Smith evade taxes died just before he was about to go on trial in San Francisco on Monday. Carlos Kepke, who died over the weekend, allegedly helped Smith, founder of Vista Equity Partners, evade taxes for more than a decade on $225 million in income. The case will now be dismissed.
short by Ananya Goyal / 01:35 am on 29 Nov
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