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Articles from the April 20, 2023 edition

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  • ASPCA Gets 1.5 Star Average Reviews on Shady Pet Health Insurance

    Will Coggin, HumaneWatch|Apr 20, 2023

    Does the ASPCA put money ahead of animals? The evidence is piling up. The ASPCA raised $351 million in contributions in 2021 and has $500 million in assets. It paid CEO Matt Bershadker $990,000 in salary and compensation. Over 250 employees made compensation exceeding $100,000. Meanwhile, the ASPCA only runs one pet adoption center. All of those local SPCAs and pet shelters are unaffiliated with the ASPCA and generally don't see a dime. The ASPCA spends more money on employee benefits than it do...

  • UC Berkeley Grad Nima Momeni Arrested For Murder of Cash App founder Bob Lee

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 20, 2023

    A spectacular murder that was thought to have been committed by some random homeless person, turns out to be a fellow tech executive. San Francisco police say they have arrested a fellow tech executive for the stabbing murder of Cash App founder Bob Lee. April 13 (UPI) -- A tech industry company owner was arrested Thursday in connection with the killing of Cash App founder and widely known tech executive Bob Lee in San Francisco earlier this month. Police announced that a 43-year-old man named...

  • Airman Who Worked on Security Systems Arrested for Treason in Pentagon Leak Case. #Discord

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 20, 2023

    The FBI has arrested a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard in connection with the disclosure of highly classified military documents on the Ukraine war, authorities announced Thursday. "Today the Justice Department arrested Jack Douglas Teixeira, in connection with an investigation into alleged unauthorized removal, transmission, and transition of classified national defense information. He is an employee of the United States Air National Guard," said US Attorney General Merrick...

  • Elon Musk Said to be Creating OpenAI/ Chat GPT Rival

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 20, 2023

    Elon Musk has reportedly acquired thousands of Nvidia GPUs and has been recruiting AI researchers and engineers to start ChatGPT rival. Tesla CEO is said to be working to launch an artificial intelligence firm to rival OpenAI, the Financial Times reported. Musk has reportedly acquired thousands of Nvidia GPUs and has been recruiting AI researchers and engineers. Musk was once a major investor in OpenAI but ruptured with the entity over issues of progress, direction and control. Once a major...

  • False Report that Employee of Chipotle had been Stabbed, Draws Santa Monica Police to Restaurant

    Matthew Gonzalez, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 20, 2023

    Update, 4/20/23: "There was no stabbing last night. The call for service came in as a tip from KTLA and it turned out to be unfounded." wrote Lt. Erika R. Aklufi, Santa Monica Police Dept. in an email. Original Report: Details are sketchy, but the Citizen App has a report that a disturbance at 2017 Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica, involved an employee of Chipotle who was stabbed by a homeless person. The incident occurred on Wednesday Night at about 9 pm PST. We are awaiting confirmation from the...