CrowdStrike-Microsoft outage: Chinese cybersecurity firms take victory lap

Chinese cybersecurity companies are taking advantage of the massive Microsoft Windows outage that upended businesses and grounded flights around the world on Thursday and Friday by promoting their own software, as Beijing pushes to cut the country’s reliance on foreign suppliers. Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity company CrowdStrike caused the outage, one of the largest in history, … Read more

Former Gateway Church pastor believes there was a cover-up

By Leonardo Blair, Senior Reporter Friday, July 19, 2024 Stephen LeBlanc, senior pastor of the Sherman Bible Church in Texas, served as an executive pastor at Gateway Church in Southlake for nearly three years starting in 2011. | Screenshot/WFAA8 Stephen LeBlanc, a former Gateway Church pastor in Texas who has known the church’s founder Robert … Read more

Shelter provider accused of “pervasive” sexual abuse of migrant children in U.S. custody

The Justice Department this week accused the largest provider of shelters for migrant children in U.S. custody of engaging in “severe” and “pervasive” sexual abuse of minors in its government-funded facilities. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday and announced on Thursday, the Justice Department accused employees of Southwest Key, a Texas-based organization, of sexually abusing … Read more

Musk moving SpaceX from Calif. To Texas; Kaspersky to shutter US operations 

Billionaire Elon Musk says he’s moving the headquarters of SpaceX and social media company X to Texas from California. Musk posted on X Tuesday that he plans on moving SpaceX from Hawthorne, California to the company’s rocket launch site dubbed Starbase in Texas. X will move to Austin from San Francisco. He called a new … Read more

Stonebriar Community Church fires associate pastor over sin

By Leonardo Blair, Senior Reporter Friday, July 12, 2024 Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. | Wikimedia Commons/Idibri https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stonebriar_Community_Church.jpg Stonebriar Community Church, a non-denominational megachurch in Frisco, Texas, that attracts around 3,000 weekly attendees and thousands more online, has fired its longtime associate pastor of equipping, Tony Cammarota, after he confessed to an undisclosed “moral … Read more

Storm Beryl carves a path toward the Northeast with damage and suspected tornadoes

By The Associated Press The remnants of Hurricane Beryl spawned at least one tornado and threatened flooding Wednesday as the system moved toward the Northeast after leaving millions in the Houston area without power. Beryl, which landed in Texas on Monday as a Category 1 hurricane, was a post-tropical cyclone early Wednesday and centered in … Read more

Texas coast braces for potential hit by hurricane-strength Beryl

Texas officials Saturday were urging coastal residents to brace for a potential hit by Beryl as the storm is expected to regain hurricane strength in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. “We’re expecting the storm to make landfall somewhere on the Texas coast sometime Monday, if the current forecast is correct,” said Jack … Read more

America’s 10 best national parks revealed – with surprise winner a woodland oasis with NO crowds

Hikers looking to get away from the crowds should skip Yellowstone and visit a national park in Michigan instead, according to a new report.  All 63 US national parks were officially ranked based on key factors including: crowd size, the quantity and quality of hiking routes, campsite availability, access to activities, mountain biking, and fishing. Some 50 percent … Read more

Massive cloud of Saharan dust is set to engulf parts of the US as it travels 5,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean

By Nikki Main Science Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 22:32 BST, 24 June 2024 | Updated: 13:49 BST, 25 June 2024 Scientists have revealed that a large amount of dust from the Saharan desert is set to drift 5,000 miles over the Atlantic toward the US this week. The enormous plume was formed by strong winds … Read more

Texas’s “Pro-Life” Abortion Law Has Literally Led to More Infant Deaths

Antiabortion advocates talk a big game about protecting the “sanctity of life,” but in reality do not care about life at all—not the lives of mothers, whose rights they think nothing of taking away, or the babies they force pregnant people to carry to term. The most recent example of this hypocrisy? A new study … Read more