The UK has a new Prime Minister — meet Liz Truss, the tax-cutting Brexit convert taking over from Boris Johnson

Liz Truss during the 2022 leadership campaign. Dan Kitwood/Getty Image Liz Truss has been named the new prime minister of the UK in the wake of Boris Johnson quitting. Truss, a Johnson loyalist, won a five-week campaign and is seen as offering continuity with Johnson. Truss is a prominent Brexit supporter, despite once opposing it, […]

Natural gas firms have a proposal to convert home heating to hydrogen

Enlarge / Natural gas meters are fixed to the outside of residential townhouses and apartments (credit: Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Three natural gas distributors issued a report this week detailing plans to convert the UK’s residential gas system to a hydrogen delivery system. UK firms Northern Gas Networks and Cadent, as well as Norwegian […]

Muslim family of 13 convert to Hindu to pressure police after relative’s ‘murder’

A Muslim man living in India was so desperate to have the death of his son properly probed by police that he and 12 members of his family converted to Hinduism in the hope it would prompt adequate support from authorities. Akhtar Ali, from the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, told reporters he and […]

Vegans Convert Meat-Loving Balkans — By Staring Down Guns

The guns were pointed at him, but Robert Međugorac wouldn’t budge. Minutes earlier, the 42-year-old father of five had heard gunshots shatter the Sunday-morning calm and had rushed out of his house with his roommate. Their neighborhood, near Zagreb airport, is popular with hunters. It’s legal to hunt there. But Međugorac and his friend stood […]

Should I Convert Amex Membership Rewards to Starpoints Before August?

Should I Convert Amex Membership Rewards to Starpoints Before August? Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

This Conservative Convert Dishes Out ‘Red Pills’ Online

It was the very first event of the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, and Candace Owens could hardly believe she was speaking. “I uploaded a video onto YouTube five months ago, and I am sitting on the CPAC stage today,” the 28-year-old said, a made-to-inspire nod to more than 1,000 acolytes gathered for her […]

How Manafort’s inability to convert a Word doc to PDF helped prosecutors

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Yesterday, federal prosecutors unsealed a new indictment against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. The indictment contains new evidence that Manafort hid millions of dollars in overseas income from US authorities, and it charges Manafort and his associate Richard Gates with numerous counts of tax and bank fraud. The indictment also […]

Why did Ivanka Trump convert to Judaism? Donald’s daughter switched to this religion

Ivanka Trump is the oldest daughter of Donald Trump, 71, and Ivana Trump, 69. The mother-of-three was a fashion entrepreneur before she became an official advisor to her father. The blonde, who has also worked as a model, grew up in New York and was raised as a Presbyterian Christian. However, she converted to Orthodox […]

Why people held captive by terrorist groups sometimes convert to Islam

Screenshot via YouTube/HBwoodTV – Media Collections Given their statements and attitudes after their release from captivity, it is likely that Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle, the couple who were held in captivity for five years in Afghanistan in Pakistan by a Taliban-affiliated group, converted to Islam during their ordeal. Several prominent terror hostages like James Foley, […]

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

GUEST: In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the problems that riddle centralized online services. But will blockchain […]