Day: June 28, 2022

U.S. Banning Imports Of Gold From Russia

U.S. Banning Imports Of Gold From Russia

As Putin-led Russia continues to attack Ukraine, the U.S. also continues to do all that they can to support Ukraine and aid them in winning the war, with the ultimate goal of defeating Putin. Just last week, the Biden administration contributed a weaponry package of over $1 billion to Ukraine, but now the strategy has shifted— rather than assisting Ukraine with only additional support, Russia must be weakened in itself. The allied G7 nations, including France, The United States, The United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada, are all officially banning the import of gold from Russia, shutting down one of their major sources of income.

Op-Ed: Give Music in a Language You Don’t Understand a Try

Op-Ed: Give Music in a Language You Don’t Understand a Try

There are generally two kinds of music listeners, those who listen to lyrics first and the sound second and those who do the opposite. This rule doesn’t usually cross genre and taste, if you’re committed to liking hip-hop a country singers’ poetic lyrics are unlikely to get you into their music.

New Amazon Prime Show: The
Summer I Turned Pretty

New Amazon Prime Show: The
Summer I Turned Pretty

Originally based on novels written by Jenny Han, ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ has been turned into a new Amazon Prime show, and people seem to be loving it. With Lola Tung playing the main quirky character, Belly Conklin, the show revolves around a girl trying to navigate through her summer, boys, and even family. The directors and producers do a wonderful job making the book come to life, and viewers can’t seem to get enough of it.

About 2 Million People Soon to Receive New Student Loan Servicer

About 2 Million People Soon to Receive New Student Loan Servicer

Nearly 2 million Americans who are borrowers of student loans will be receiving a new federal student loan servicer as soon as July. Many of these individuals are seeking debt relief from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. FedLoan, which is part of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency known as PHEAA, is the current servicer of these loans.

Jeffrey Epstein’s Partner Ghislaine Maxwell To Be Sentenced For Sex Trafficking 

Jeffrey Epstein’s Partner Ghislaine Maxwell To Be Sentenced For Sex Trafficking 

Almost three years after the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein on accounts of sex trafficking and child prostitution, Epstein’s literal partner in crime Ghislaine Maxwell is set to be officially sentenced today for crimes she was arrested for two years ago. Last December, she was found guilty for five of the six counts, and ultimately faces up to 55 years in prison. While 60-year-old Maxwell refuses to officially plead guilty and maintains her innocence, unless her lawyers are able to significantly reduce her time in prison, she is facing a theoretical life sentence. 

Tell-All Book Coming from Tiger Woods’ Mistress

Tell-All Book Coming from Tiger Woods’ Mistress

Tiger Woods had an incredible career and seemingly perfect life alongside his wife and their two children until a scandal in 2009 rocked both his career and reputation. Now, according to the New York Post his former mistress, Rachel Uchitel is working on a tell-all book about her life and reputation with Woods.

46 Suspected Migrants Found Dead in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

46 Suspected Migrants Found Dead in Abandoned Trailer in Texas

At least forty-six people were found dead inside and near a tractor-trailer in what is presumably a migrant smuggling attempt into the United States. Sixteen others were taken to hospitals with heat-related illnesses, officials in San Antonio said.

The Benefits of Journaling and How to Make it a Routine

The Benefits of Journaling and How to Make it a Routine

And no, I’m not only referring to the “dear diary” type of journaling. Unless that’s your jam, then by all means, go right ahead. The practice of journaling can include anything from a food journal, a fitness journal, a gratitude journal, a ‘mind dump’ journal, a memory journal, or even a simple to-do list.

Kyrie Irving Says He’s Returning to the Nets Next Season

Kyrie Irving Says He’s Returning to the Nets Next Season

Earlier this month, Kyrie Irving was offered $36.9M if he would sign with the Brooklyn Nets, and he has recently decided to return to the team. Irving told the Atlantic on Monday, “Normal people keep the world going, but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow. I’ve made my decision to opt-in. See you in the fall.” Irving also took to Twitter and released a separate statement saying, “I know who I am,” meaning that he is still a member of the Nets.

Some Large Companies Will Pay for Travel Costs of Employees Seeking Abortions

Some Large Companies Will Pay for Travel Costs of Employees Seeking Abortions

In wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, many U.S. companies have moved quickly to provide support and financial help to their employees who need to receive abortions in states that have outlawed the procedure.

Lakers Rumors: Kyrie Irving could Go to LA

Lakers Rumors: Kyrie Irving could Go to LA

The LA Lakers have been interested in acquiring the Nets guard, Kyrie Irving for a while, and now Irving has received permission from the club to seek a sign-and-trade package. Irving has until Wednesday to decide to accept his $36 million player option, or he will enter free agency and become eligible to sign with another team.

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