FBI raids Donald Trump’s home

WASHINGTON: The FBI on Monday raided former President Donald Trump‘s home in Mar-A-Lago, Florida, triggering an angry outburst from him and rage from his supporters, and jubilation among his critics. The FBI itself did not immediately disclose the reason for the unprecedented raid, but Trump himself confirmed the development saying “my beautiful home…is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.” “Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before. After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this…

Fewer Indians drinking since 2015, finds study | India News

NEW DELHI: A study published in the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism suggests that Indian men who drink are doing so more often, comparing trends from the National Family Health Survey conducted in 2019-21 and 2015-16. Among the men who said they drank, 15.4% said they used alcohol ‘almost every day’ in the latest survey, 43.5% ‘about once a week’ and 41% ‘less than once a week’. In 2015-16, 12.4% of male respondents said they drank almost every day while 40.6% said they drank about once a week. Among women, the…

Air Travel Complaints Have Surged: What To Know When Flying In MD

MARYLAND — With just over a month remaining before Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer, many people in Maryland are scheduling getaways and planning to fly again. Getting to their destinations by air without some kind of complication could be tricky as the airline industry struggles to return to normal with the lifting of COVID-19 travel restrictions and pent-up demand for travel. That’s despite higher fares, persistent inflation and increasing interest rates — and despite an increase in traveler complaints. Complaints were 200 percent over pre-pandemic levels in…

Lok Sabha clears Bill to speed up ‘green transition’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which aims to hasten green transition by giving the government powers to regulate energy consumption, mandate use of non-fossil fuels by industries and set efficiency standards for vehicles, ships and equipment as part of India’s climate action architecture. Power minister R K Singh described it as “the bill for the future.” The bill amends the Energy Conservation Act of 2001 and empowers the Centre to specify a trading scheme for carbon credit – a tradable permit to…

Haus, a VC-backed apertif startup, is up for sale after Series A falls through – TechCrunch

Haus launched in 2019 as an answer to a generation’s craving for a more transparent alcohol brand, raising millions in venture funding from angels such as Casey Neistat, Away co-founder Jen Rubio and funds including Homebrew, Haystack Ventures, Coatue, Shrug Capital and Worklife Ventures. Haus has raised $17 million on rolling SAFE notes to date. Today, CEO and co-founder Helena Price Hambrecht tapped into the same ethos of transparency to announce that the startup’s Series A fell through and the company is in the process of closing down. In an…

Opposition lavishly praises Venkaiah Naidu as he ends term as Rajya Sabha chair | India News

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien took a swipe at the government during his farewell speech for outgoing Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu in the Rajya Sabha as he raised the issue of Upper House passing three farm laws in September 2020 amid high voltage drama when Naidu was not in the chair. He also recalled how no discussion was allowed on the Pegasus issue in the House even as the opposition kept raising the demand. O’Brien said he is hopeful of Naidu answering these questions “some day” when he…

Github Moves to Guard Open Source Against Supply Chain Attacks

Following the 2020 SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign, in which Russian hackers slipped tainted updates into a widely used IT management platform, a series of further software supply chain attacks continues to highlight the urgent need to lock down software chains of custody. And the issue is particularly pressing in open source, where projects are inherently decentralized and often ad hoc endeavors. After a series of worrying compromises to widely downloaded JavaScript software packages from the prominent “npm” registry, which is owned by GitHub, the company laid out a plan this week…

The 6 Best Bellroy Travel Bags To Make Traveling Easier

Luggage News and Tips Travel Products Show Page Contents Hide Page Contents All products featured on TravelAwaits are independently selected by our writers and editors. We may earn commission when you click on or make a purchase via our links. If you’re a notorious overpacker like me, traveling with only a carry-on suitcase instantly invokes anxiety. However, with the recent airline turmoil, it’s a much better alternative than arriving at your destination without your luggage. As I began to mentally prepare to pack only the outfits I’ll actually wear, I…

Summer air travel: More than 4,000 flights canceled since Thursday

Comment on this story Comment Travelers endured a difficult weekend at the nation’s airports as storms snarled air travel, prompting the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights since Thursday with tens of thousands delayed. The troubles began Thursday as severe weather swept through the Northeast, where the Federal Aviation Administration issued ground stops at several airports. The inclement weather continued Friday, triggering another round of cancellations. Those delays rippled throughout the nation’s aviation system and affected virtually all U.S. carriers. The latest round of disturbances comes as airlines already are…

From Grease to Physical to Xanada, Olivia’s fashion legacy will remain

Olivia Newton-John’s place in fashion history is assured by the most memorable makeover in cinema. Opposite John Travolta in the 1979 movie GreaseNewton-John’s transformation as Sandy from good girl to bad in the musical’s final moments, taught generations that a black leather jacket, pants so tight that you need to be stitched into them and a spiral perm are enough to win any man’s heart. The iconic look was revived by Australian label sass & bide’s Rats leggings, a noughties style staple, and in French designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s spring…