Fredrick Brennan's admission on Tuesday (August 6) follows the deaths of 70 people in three separate shooting incidents in New Zealand, California and Texas.
All three gunmen were believed to have posted open letters and manifestos to 8chan before their attacks.
Brennan, who started 8chan in 2013 as a means of free speech, has been calling for its shut down due to the site's violent nature.
U.S. cyber security firm Cloudflare on Monday (August 5) said it would terminate 8chan as a customer after a gunman used the messaging forum prior to killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas last week.
New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark warned on Friday (July 10) if the world remained "flat-footed" in its response to pandemics it faces future economic, social and political crisis, after she was appointed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to lead a review of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With promises of extra financing for small businesses and more jobs as a severe economic downturn looms, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday (July 5) launched her party's campaign ahead of September general election.
An entire wild west town is for sale in rural New Zealand. The USD $7.5 million Mellonsfolly Ranch was built in 2006 ‘for fun’ by a successful New Zealand businessman. It consists of ten period themed buildings that meticulously replicate an 1860s Wyoming frontier town. Set in the heart of a 900-acre ranch, it features a boutique hotel, a licensed saloon, a courthouse that doubles as a cinema, a sheriff’s office and a billiards lounge. New Zealand Sotheby’s say: “the majestic and unique nature of this property has resulted unprecedented global interest.".
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New Zealand’s health minister has resigned after making a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.David Clark had earlier described himself as an “idiot” for breaking the nation’s strict lockdown measures and then last week appeared to blame a beloved health official for border lapses, generating an angry reaction from the public.
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Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died. Keough is the son of Elvis's daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, and musician Danny Keough. According to CNN, the 27-year-old died in Calabasas, California. A representative for the family said Presley is "entirely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated". The representative went on to say that he did not have further details on Keough's death.
Seven California hotels are using adorable three-foot robots to provide room service. The Social Distancing Robot Ambassadors provide contactless deliveries and peace of mind to guests during the COVID-19 pandemic. The helpful robots can effortlessly glide onto elevators and find rooms, without human interference. The Social Distancing Robot Ambassadors include Winnie, Wally, Hannah, Beverly, Ace and Rosé. When the robots arrive at a room, the guest receives a call that the robot is waiting outside with their delivery. The robots enhance the guest experience while providing social distancing to keep both guests and staff members safe. Each robot is thoroughly sanitised after every delivery.
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Michele, who is currently pregnant with her first child, has come under fire from users on the social networking site for not publicly speaking out about Rivera's disappearance on California's Lake Piru.
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Walmart has over 5,000 locations in the U.S. and 265 million customers globally. And according to Business Insider, they may be ready to give health insurance providers some competition. Walmart is launching a low-cost health insurance offering, available to customers. It's called Walmart Insurance Services LLC. The discount store says that the Walmart Health Center prices will be up to 50% lower than traditional care.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday spoke about reopening schools and told reporters, "We spent months saying that there were certain things that were essential. That included fast-food restaurants. It included Walmart. It included Home Depot... if all that is essential, then educating our kids is absolutely essential."
Business Insider reports that Walmart is set to launch Walmart+ by the end of this month. The subscription will cost $98 a year. It will offer members free same-day delivery from Walmart stores. Members will also get delivery perks, discounts at Walmart gas stations, early access to promotions, and self-checkout tools. The retailer will also introduce a Walmart+ branded credit card and possibly video entertainment.
Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A Walmart spokesperson declined to provide further comment about Walmart+ to Business Insider. This is Walmart's latest bid to dominate e-commerce and fend off its online, Seattle-based rival. The $98 monthly subscription is rumored to include several perks, including...
Walmart is close to launching its membership program, in direct competition to online retail giant Amazon.com's overly popular Prime service, according to a published media report, citing sources. Conway G. Gittens has more.