Kyle Rittenhouse: Gun charge dropped before the case goes to Jury

Trending 11/16/21, 16:55

The judge presiding over Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, dropped one allegation of a person under the age of 18 possessing a deadly weapon on Monday, Nov 15. The misdemeanor offense, which carries a maximum sentence of nine months in jail, was considered one of the most likely charges ...

Republicans introduce bill to legalize marijuana at a federal level

U.S. 11/16/21, 15:50

Federal GOP representatives want to decriminalize and tax cannabis at a national level on Nov. 15. At least six Republicans, including Rep. Nancy Mace (S.C.) sponsored the States Reform Act to remove federal restrictions on the controversial plant. Mace revealed the decision will not compel states to remove their own regulations to ...

J.P. Morgan sues Tesla over a warrant dispute following Elon Musk’s 2018 tweet

U.S. 11/16/21, 03:59

J.P. Morgan is filing a legal challenge against Tesla for allegedly violating a contract related to stock warrants after its share value increased. Filing the complaint in a Manhattan federal court, the bank accused Tesla of default and demanded $162.2 million. According to the document, J.P. Morgan bought warrants from Tesla that ...

Study finds: Bees scream when murder hornets attack

U.S. 11/16/21, 03:33

According to recent research published in the Royal Society Open Science, honeybees "scream" to one another in the moments before murder hornets slay them. The sound is produced when the bees vibrate their wings and release a particular pheromone from their abdomen, reported NY Post. The Royal Society research called the previously unknown ...

Biden signs costly infrastructure bill into law amid rising inflation

D.C. 11/15/21, 21:26

President Joe Biden signed a Democrat-drafted $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law on Monday, Nov. 15, sealing one of the most expensive measures in U.S. history. The hard-fought bill was signed after it passed the House in a 228-206 vote, in which 13 Republicans bucked their party to support the measure and six Democrats also ...

At 1/100 million odds, a ‘blue’ lobster found in Maine

U.S. 11/15/21, 21:22

The lobsterman, Bill Coppersmith, caught this rare variety on Nov. 5 in Casco Bay. Lobsters with this type of colouring are more visible to predators, so, the fishing firm has opted to donate it to the Seacoast Science Center instead of releasing it. What exactly is a cotton candy lobster? Cotton candy ...

Tension in Eastern Europe: US and UK step into dispute with Russia

D.C. 11/15/21, 18:10

The tension between Russia and the West reached a new point this Monday, Nov. 15, as the United Kingdom announced it was ready to send troops to defend Ukraine from a possible Russian invasion. Also, Poland received U.S. support in its conflict against Belarus, and the European Union extended economic ...

Democrat Beto O’Rourke bids for Texas governor in 2022

U.S. 11/15/21, 16:54

A Democrat declared his intention to replace the Texas governor on Nov. 15. Beto O'Rourke wants to govern the Lone Star State. "I am running for governor," he said on Twitter. "Together, we can push past the small and divisive politics that we see in Texas today–and get back to the big, ...

American 24 year-old teacher found dead in Mexico

U.S. 11/15/21, 16:30

Two weeks after disappearing while on vacation, a Georgia elementary school teacher was discovered dead on Nov. 9 on a roadside in Mexico. Alexandra Morales, 24, was found on the side of the road in Guadalajara about a week ago, WSB-TV reported.Family members said Morales left for a vacation in ...