Silicon Valley Bank contributed over $73 million to organizations associated with Black Lives Matter and social justice initiatives prior to its collapse, and Signature Bank donated $850,000 before its own downfall, according to newly disclosed information.
Fauci says ‘we may never know’ origin of COVID despite lab leak report
Dr. Anthony Fauci, former White House chief medical adviser, has urged people to keep an open mind and stated that the origin of COVID-19 may never be known.
Former Mets pitching prospect Matt Pobereyko dead at 31 from heart attack
Matt Pobereyko, a former pitching prospect for the New York Mets, has passed away at the age of 31 due to a sudden heart attack while playing in Mexico. Hector Gomez, a well-known MLB insider, first reported the news, and his former teams have since confirmed his death.
The U.S. Marshals Service Has Experienced A “Significant” Security Breach That Has Exposed Sensitive Information
Last week, multiple senior U.S. law enforcement officials reported that the U.S. Marshals Service experienced a security breach that compromised sensitive information.
San Francisco’s “woke” reparations committee causes outrage by disclosing the method used to determine the controversial $5 MILLION compensation; ‘There was no math formula’
San Francisco’s African American Reparations Advisory Committee has proposed a $5 million payout to each long-term black resident, along with debt forgiveness and a guaranteed income of $97,000. However, the committee has admitted that they did not use a mathematical formula to determine the figure, but rather looked into the state’s history to arrive at it.
Hayden Panettiere’s family say her brother Jansen ‘died from an enlarged heart’ at 28
The 28-year-old reportedly died ‘from an enlarged heart’ according to a statement issued by his relatives, who say it was confirmed by the Medical Examiner.
“Dilbert” Creator Scott Adams Dropped by Distributor Following Controversial Remarks Labelling Black People as a “Hate Group”; Previous Wave of Cancellations by Numerous Newspapers, Including The Washington Post
Scott Adams, the creator of the popular comic strip Dilbert, recently faced widespread backlash over his comments about race. In an episode of his YouTube show, Adams referred to Black people as members of a “hate group” and advised white people to stay away from them.
Ukrainian Government to Raise Pensions by 20% in March – PM Shmyhal
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will increase pension payments by 20% in March 2023.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
Tennessee County, Which Includes Memphis, Has Initiated a $5 Million Study to Explore the Possibility of Providing Reparations to the Descendants of Black Slaves
Shelby County Board of Commissioners has voted to allocate $5 million to fund a feasibility study on reparations. The study will explore the feasibility of reparations for descendants of slaves, with a focus on access to affordable housing, affordable healthcare, systemic disenfranchisement in the criminal justice system, career opportunities, and financial literacy and generational wealth.
Retirement Savers Face Challenges as Average 401(k) and IRA Balances Drop 20%+ in 2022
Retirement savers in the U.S. faced a difficult year in 2022, as the economy encountered stiff headwinds due to natural disasters, geopolitical events, and inflationary pressures. Fidelity Investments, the largest provider of 401(k) plans in the country, reported that while the average 401(k) balance rose in the fourth quarter of the year, it still ended 2022 down 23% from the previous year at $103,900.