Image Source: Pexels Transgender Woman Executed in Missouri for Killing her Ex-girlfriend in 2003 The first openly transgender woman to be executed in the US is said to have been executed in Missouri on Tuesday. Amber McLaughlin, 49, was executed by lethal injection for the 2003 murder of Beverly Guenther, her lover. McLaughlin was only able to avoid death by the Republican governor of Missouri, Mike Parson, who had earlier said that the state will execute McLaughlin on Tuesday. Image Source: Pexels Travelers can Receive 25,000 Reward Points from Southwest Airlines as a "gesture of goodwill" Southwest Airlines is providing 25,000 frequent flyer points to travelers who were impacted by the epic meltdown after upsetting customers with thousands of flight cancellations during the holidays. Image Source: Pexels Hong Kong Stocks are Leading Gains with a 2% Increase as Investors Await As investors anticipated the release of the Fed's meeting minutes and kept an eye out for any indications of future interest rate hikes, Hong Kong shares led gains in the Asia-Pacific. The Hang Seng Tech index in Hong Kong gained more than 3.31%, helping the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong gain 2.20%. Mainland Shenzhen Component was down 0.47% and Shanghai Composite was slightly lower in China. Image Source: Pexels After Elon Musk's takeover, Twitter was Sued for Unpaid rent Totaling $136,260 Elon Musk is attempting to reduce Twitter's costs as much as possible as his personal fortune declines, and it appears that this has included skipping rent payments at the company's premises. According to a complaint filed by the building's landlord last week, Twitter owes $136,260 (£113,601) in past-due rent on its offices on 30th floor of a building in San Francisco. Image Source: Pexels Samsung Unveils Brand-new Micro LED TVs For CES 2023, Samsung is pulling out all the stops. The company has unveiled new sizes for its top-of-the-line Micro LED televisions, which should make them slightly more affordable for consumers while keeping the cost well below that of a typical set. Image Source: Pexels Y- Brush’s "10-second Toothbrush" is Available for Purchase in the USA The Y-Brush, a sonic toothbrush that can clean your teeth in just 10 seconds, is now available in the US through Amazon after making its debut in Europe a few years ago. The Y-Brush, in contrast to a conventional toothbrush, has a mouth guard-shaped head with 35,000 nylon bristles that are intended to clean all of your teeth at once. Image Source: Pexels The Final Astronaut from Apollo 7 has Passed away The first crewed trip of the renowned Apollo program was flown by retired NASA astronaut Walter Cunningham, who passed away early on Tuesday morning at the age of 90, according to NASA. Cunningham joined NASA's third astronaut class in 1963, becoming one of the organization's first participants in the human spaceflight program. Image Source: Pexels A Risk Factor for COVID-19 Infection and Severe Disease is age-related Macular Degeneration Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be a clinical risk factor for higher mortality and infection rates, according to recent studies. According to reports, AMD carries a larger chance of developing serious SARS-CoV-2 consequences, such as respiratory failure and mortality (25 percent), than Type 2 diabetes (21 percent) or obesity (13 percent).