Karly Pavlinac Blackburn sends cake and resume to Nike

That’s one way to sweeten up a possible employer. North Carolina job-seeker Karly Pavlinac Blackburn attempted to stand out from other applicants by sending Nike a cake with an edible resume printed on top of it earlier this month. The 27-year-old detailed the creative pitch on a now viral LinkedIn post where she explained the … Read more

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Biden student loan giveaway costs $400B, budget office finds

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday that President Biden’s attempt to forgive between $10,000 and $20,000 in student loan debt for millions of borrowers would cost taxpayers $400 billion — while another estimate indicated the total cost could climb above $600 billion. Biden last month said he would use emergency powers triggered by the … Read more

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School’s meteorite landing simulation sends thousands into a panic

An Australian school community sent thousands into a panic after photos of a “meteor landing” in the playground were posted online and shared around the world. Images of suited-up scientists examining what looked like a rock from space that had torn up the bitumen of Corpus Christi Catholic School in Lauderdale, near Hobart, led some … Read more

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GOP senators demand Wray, AG Garland end FBI whistleblower’s suspension

In a blistering letter accusing FBI leadership of retaliating against a protected whistleblower, the ranking members of two powerful Senate committees have warned Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to step in immediately to shield suspended Special Agent Steve Friend from unlawful reprisals after he filed a complaint with the inspector general … Read more

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Florida alleged armed robber leaves when clerk displays gun

A man casually carrying a shotgun and claiming to be from Chicago walked into a Florida convenience store during an attempted robbery but walked out when a clerk displayed his own weapon, authorities said. Rakim Stephen Tate, 32, made a bad decision that “became a worse decision” when he walked into a convenience store on Sept. 9 … Read more

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Arthur Williamson charged with murder in death of Jim Matthews

The suspect accused of killing Michigan news anchor Jim Matthews during an attack on his family was hit with murder charges Monday — as it was revealed the alleged perp knew Matthews’ partner “pretty well,” according to reports. Arthur Williamson was hit with seven criminal charges, including first-degree murder, police said Monday. The surviving victims … Read more

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