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  • OnlyFans Model Stabbed Boyfriend in Heart in Miami Condo, Authorities Say
    by Pilar Melendez on August 11, 2022 at 7:19 pm in U.S. News

    Hawaii Police DepartmentThe OnlyFans model charged with murdering her boyfriend in their luxury Miami high-rise in April fatally stabbed him in the heart during a violent domestic dispute, authorities said Thursday.Courtney Clenney, a 26-year-old Instagram influencer, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the April 3 death of 27-year-old Christian Obumseli. The charges came after Clenney and her attorney repeatedly claimed that she acted out of self-defense that day at […]

  • Feds Move to Unseal Trump Warrant in Mar-a-Lago Raid, Garland Announces
    by Jose Pagliery on August 11, 2022 at 7:13 pm in Politics

    Drew Angerer/GettyAfter nearly three days of silence and continued questions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Department of Justice has filed a motion to unseal documents explaining the legal reasoning behind the raid on Mar-a-Lago Monday night, with Garland revealing he personally approved the search of former President Donald Trump’s oceanside estate in Florida and saying he and the DOJ did not take the decision lightly.“The department filed the motion to make public the warrant […]

  • Kathy Hilton’s Shocking Lizzo Gaffe Is No Laughing Matter
    by Kyndall Cunningham on August 11, 2022 at 6:18 pm in Entertainment

    Charles Sykes/Bravo via Getty ImagesThe stars of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are continuing to be shockingly problematic this season. And at this point, I’m starting to think there’s some unspoken competition going on amongst the cast to see who can make the most racist comment.First, we had newbie Diana Jenkins insulting Black content creators and lecturing Haitian-American castmate Garcelle Beauvais on how much she allegedly helped the country of Haiti on Instagram. Lisa Rinna […]

  • The Arctic Is Warming Nearly Four Times Faster Than the Rest of the World
    by Maddie Bender on August 11, 2022 at 6:18 pm in Innovation

    Hada Ajosenpää / Finnish Meteorological InstituteThe Arctic is warming like never before, nearly four times faster than the rest of Earth—and twice as fast as scientists previously thought. Finnish researchers drew from observed climate data from the past four decades and published their discovery of this systematic undercount on Thursday in the journal Communications Earth & Environment.“Numerous recent studies report the Arctic having warmed either almost twice, about twice, or more […]

  • Cops Say Harmony Montgomery Was Murdered—and Her Mom Is ‘Devastated’
    by Pilar Melendez on August 11, 2022 at 6:09 pm in U.S. News

    Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty/HandoutMore than two years after Harmony Montgomery vanished without a trace, authorities have finally shifted their search for the missing 8-year-old to a homicide investigation.In a Thursday press conference, New Hampshire Attorney General confirmed police were looking into who killed Harmony, who was last seen in late 2019 when she was 5 years old but was not reported missing until two years later. New Hampshire Attorney General […]

  • Rage Erupts at Funeral for Black Woman Who Died After Falling Out of Moving Cop Car
    by Eileen Grench on August 11, 2022 at 5:42 pm in U.S. News

    Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty; Photo Courtesy of Lottie GrierOn Thursday morning, Brianna Marie Grier was laid to rest at a “celebration of life” at the West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia.National outrage has erupted since the 28-year-old mother of two died in July from head injuries sustained while in the custody of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department after experiencing a mental health episode.Specifically, state investigators say […]

  • Fox News Names Shannon Bream as Chris Wallace’s Replacement as He Gets a CNN Slot
    by Corbin Bolies, Justin Baragona on August 11, 2022 at 5:40 pm in Media

    Noam GalaiFox News on Thursday announced that Shannon Bream will host the network’s flagship Sunday political talk show, permanently filling a vacancy left by long-time anchor Chris Wallace’s departure for CNN last year. The news came at the same time CNN finally announced a Sunday evening time slot for Wallace’s new show on the cable channel.Bream will serve as Fox News Sunday’s first woman moderator since its launch in 1996, and only its third ever. She will debut in the full-time […]

  • Russia Vows Revenge at the Latest Country to Cross Putin
    by Shannon Vavra on August 11, 2022 at 5:32 pm in World

    LEXEY DANICHEV/Sputnik Host Photo Agency/AFP via Getty ImagesLatvia’s parliament has moved to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine—and the Kremlin does not appear to be taking it well. Russia is committing a “genocide against the Ukrainian people,” Latvian MPs said in a statement Thursday, according to AFP. Russia “uses suffering and intimidation as tools in its attempts to weaken the morale of the Ukrainian people […]

  • Jennette McCurdy’s ‘Child Star’ Memoir Isn’t a Juicy Nickelodeon Tell-All. It’s Better.
    by Allegra Frank on August 11, 2022 at 5:11 pm in Entertainment

    Philip Cheung for The Washington Post via Getty ImagesOn August 9, the day her much-hyped memoir was released, Jennette McCurdy participated in a Q&A session in Brooklyn, NY.Much of the crowd was there for one purpose: They loved the actress-turned-author on Nickelodeon shows iCarly and Sam and Cat, both of which aired nearly a decade ago or more now. McCurdy was a nationally known tween star.The early press around I’m Glad My Mom Died, her provocatively titled life story, has largely […]

  • Get The Beach In Every Step With Cariuma’s Surf By Sunset Shoes
    by Thomas Price on August 11, 2022 at 4:30 pm in Scouted

    Scouted/The Daily Beast/CariumaScouted selects products independently. If you purchase something from our posts, we may earn a small commission.With summer finally coming to a close, it is almost time to say goodbye to all of our favorite summer activities. This includes my own personal favorite: going to the beach. With the weather set to turn a corner soon, Cariuma has dropped a new pair of sneakers to give us the beach in every single step. The new Surf by Sunset Sneakers from Cariuma comes […]

  • ‘Fox & Friends’ Host Somehow Calls BS on GOP’s Trump Raid Outrage
    by Justin Baragona on August 11, 2022 at 4:20 pm in Media

    Fox NewsFox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy flipped the script on Thursday morning, pushing back on House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s wild suggestion that FBI agents went “rogue” in executing a court-approved search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s residence.Doocy further took issue with the immediate “rush to judgment” made by Scalise and other conservatives, asking if they could at least “wait a week” before determining that the FBI is “crazy.”Fox News has […]

  • Cops Get Into Shootout With Armed Man Who Tried to Bust Into FBI Field Office
    by Josh Fiallo on August 11, 2022 at 4:11 pm in U.S. News

    Wally Skalij/GettyAn armed man who tried to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday morning exchanged gunfire with law enforcement officers after he fled the area, officials said. The gunman, who has not been identified, remained at large Thursday afternoon, hiding in a cornfield about 40 miles northeast of where he tried to breach the federal building.Some residents were told to go into lockdown as cops chased the gunman through Clinton County. The county’s emergency management […]

  • The Real Reason Thinking So Hard Makes You Tired
    by Maddie Bender on August 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm in Innovation

    Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / GettyEver get home from the office and feel exhausted, even though you’ve sat at a desk all day? Scientists think they have figured out the reason why thinking hard can make you tired, giving new meaning to a “mental vacation.”A group of researchers at the Paris Brain Institute have shown that tasks that make you use your brain are associated with an increase in a key neurotransmitter called glutamate. Glutamate buildup doesn’t just muck up your […]

  • Should We Be Freaked About the New Virus Found in China?
    by Allen Cheng, The Conversation on August 11, 2022 at 2:35 pm in World

    Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP via GettyA new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China’s Shandong and Henan provinces over roughly a two-year period to 2021.It’s related to Hendra and Nipah viruses, which cause disease in humans. However, there’s much we don’t know about the new virus—known as LayV for short—including whether it spreads from human to human.Here’s what we know so far.Read more at The Daily Beast.

  • Heiress Used Fake Psychics to Scam Mom Out of $140 Million in Art, Say Police
    by Barbie Latza Nadeau on August 11, 2022 at 11:45 am in World

    The One Agency BrazilThe daughter of a wealthy Brazilian art collector used fake fortune tellers to convince her mother that family heirloom paintings were possessed and needed to be removed from the home as part of an elaborate scheme to swindle the family estate, according to a Brazilian police report. Former model Sabine Boghici, 48, was taken into custody Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro on charges of stealing $140 million in fine art and jewelry and an undermined amount of cash from her mother, […]

  • Hell Week: How Trump’s Problems All Converged at Once
    by Jose Pagliery on August 11, 2022 at 8:47 am in Politics

    Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty With the FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago this week, former President Donald Trump is at one of his lowest moments since he left office.After fighting off a subpoena for half a year, Trump was finally forced to testify on Wednesday at a closed-door deposition with New York Attorney General Letitia James over allegations of bank and insurance fraud at his family company—a civil case which could force it to close shop.He pleaded the Fifth, […]

  • How a Fake Dead Girlfriend Ruined Football Star Manti Te’o’s Life
    by Nick Schager on August 11, 2022 at 8:47 am in Entertainment

    NetflixMany people enjoyed a good laugh in early 2013 at the expense of Manti Te’o, the superstar Notre Dame linebacker whose private life became all too public when it turned out that his sad story—namely, that his grandmother and girlfriend had passed away on the same day—was a lie, since his supposed paramour wasn’t real. Yet in truth, Te’o’s saga remains a nightmare of unwarranted humiliation and lasting, career-derailing damage, with Te’o’s psychological well-being and NFL […]

  • The New ‘A League of Their Own’ Is the Rare Home-Run Reboot
    by Coleman Spilde on August 11, 2022 at 8:47 am in Entertainment

    AmazonIt’s time to admit it: Prestige television is largely mediocre. It seems good while you’re watching it, but it’s smoke and mirrors—big-name streamers pour millions into new shows, causing style to be mistaken for substance. When you look back months later at a show you thought you enjoyed, can you still name more than three things you loved? Can you ascertain one reason you kept watching, other than, “Eh, I guess since I started it I should see what happens”?A League of Their […]

  • How Dimes Square Became the New York City Neighborhood We Love to Hate
    by Helen Holmes on August 11, 2022 at 8:46 am in Arts and Culture

    Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty and Google MapsFirst of all, Dimes Square isn’t a square, it’s a triangle. Technically, the infamous headquarters of a hyper-specific, hyper-online scene of overeducated young tastemakers (Artists? Influencers? Rich kids? Whatever) falls at the intersection of Ludlow Street and Canal on New York’s Lower East Side, but metaphorically, Dimes Square occupies both a number of adjacent city blocks and the minds of New York City media […]

  • The ‘Real Housewives’ Franchise Has a Major Receipts Problem
    by Louis Staples on August 11, 2022 at 8:46 am in Entertainment

    Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Bravo/Getty“If that’s your proof, show it!” urged Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Garcelle Beauvais across the table of a glitzy 90210 eatery. “This is your time!” She was talking to her friend and co-star Sutton Stracke, who had been accused by their other co-star, Lisa Rinna, of backing out of paying for a table at Elton John’s AIDS charity gala at the very last minute.In an attempt to prove her innocence to the jury of […]