S&P 500 enters bear market territory — a 20 percent decline from a recent peak — for the first time since 2020

It's been a tough year for stocks — and it's only getting worse.

Deputy should be charged after Florida man is burned in fire ignited by stun gun, sheriff says

Charges should be filed against both the deputy who used a stun gun on a man covered in gasoline and the man who was burned when a fire ignited, a Florida sheriff said Thursday.

FBI failing to address white supremacist violence, warns former special agent

Michael German, who infiltrated white supremacist groups in the 1990s, says the FBI continues to underplay the scope of the threat

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

In what Germany described as the largest-ever outbreak in Europe, cases have now been confirmed in at least five countries - the United Kingdom, Spain Portugal, Germany and Italy - as well as the United States, Canada and Australia.

Western Germany hit by Tornados this afternoon

A tornado left behind a trail of destruction and several injured after it tore through parts of North-Rhine Westfalia, Germany's most populous state.

Trump pays contempt fine

His legal team is expected to file additional documents today related to a sprawling civil financial fraud probe by New York.

Six juveniles charged in man's shooting death in Kansas

Six young Kansas teenagers have been charged with shooting and killing a 19-year-old man at a park in suburban Kansas City

Suicides indicate wave of ‘doomerism’ over escalating climate crisis

While alarm over wildfires, droughts, flooding and societal unrest is on the rise, not many of us talk about climate angst

Biden administration issued subpoena for details of Guardian reporter’s phone | US news

It was previously unclear if the order came from the Trump White House as the inquiry had spanned both presidents’ terms

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says rising monkeypox cases suggest it's spread 'pretty wide'

Gottlieb’s remarks come two days after U.S. health officials confirmed a case of the virus in a man from Massachusetts who recently traveled to Canada.

Heat wave engulfs East Coast with temperatures approaching 100 degrees

The earliest heat advisories on record are in effect for New York and Boston.

Turkish police break up student LGBTQ event, arrest dozens

Police in Turkey have broken up an LGBTQ pride parade at one the country’s top public universities and detained all of the participants

Robbery suspect caught on camera punching hotel clerk in the face in attempt to steal her purse

Suspect wanted who punched a clerk in the face in an attempt to steal her purse at a hotel at the 2900 block of W. Sam Houston.

Mass Shooting On Near North Side Kills 2 People, Wounds 8: ‘We Are Going To Fight For The Soul Of Our City’

The shooting required extra ambulances and resources due to the number of victims. Gun violence in the area has risen significantly.

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

The World Health Organization was due to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after more than 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe.

Wells Fargo advisors fined $7 million by U.S. SEC for anti-money laundering lapses

The U.S. Securities and Exchange commission on Friday that Wells Fargo Advisors had agreed to pay $7 million to settle charges of anti-money laundering related violations.

Spain braces for heatwave of ‘extraordinary intensity’ | Spain | The Guardian

Country warned of risk of orange dust storms as forecasters predict France will see hottest May on record

Putin’s daughter flew to Munich ‘more than 50 times’ in two years, leaks reveal | Vladimir Putin | The Guardian

Investigation also suggests president’s youngest daughter is in a relationship with ballet dancer Igor Zelensky

US Secret Service members sent home from South Korea as Biden embarks on first Asia tour

Two United States Secret Service employees have been sent home from South Korea just as President Joe Biden embarks on his first Asia tour since taking office.

Toddler dies after being found in vehicle at Tenn. daycare

Police say a 1-year-old child has died after being found in a hot vehicle outside a Tennessee daycare center

France, Germany, Belgium report first monkeypox virus cases

The disease endemic in parts of Africa has already been reported in Australia, the US, Canada and other European states.

In Tajikistan ethnic Pamirs are being killed and removed from their homes to never return.

Escalating tensions erupt into regime-backed violence against the minority group in the autonomous region of Gorno-Badakhshan

Power outages "significant threat" with up to 31 inches of snow possible in Colorado

The National Weather Service (NWS) has released their snowfall prediction for the storm that's about to hit Colorado over the weekend and as expected, their mapping shows some huge spring

‘We are going to die’: Food shortages worsen Sri Lanka crisis

Prime minister warns of a food crisis after chemical fertilisers ban by previous government drastically cut crop yields.

LIVE — G7 mobilizes almost $20 billion for Ukraine – DW – 05/20/2022

The remaining fighters at the Azovstal steel plant took the decision in order to "protect the lives and health of the soldiers." Follow DW for the latest.

A clue about why Covid is more deadly for men: Estrogen may play protective role

Women who received hormone replacement therapy after getting Covid had a lower overall mortality rate than women who didn't, a study found.

Russia halts gas supplies to Finland

Finland has refused to pay for gas in roubles but also angered Moscow by applying to join Nato.

Ex-deputy gets 18 years after detainees drown in locked van

A deputy in South Carolina whose police van was swept away by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, drowning two women seeking mental health treatment trapped in a cage in the back has been sentenced to 18 years in prison

Estranged husband shot wife, 4-year-old daughter, mother-in-law before killing himself, sheriff says

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting with at least four people dead. Murder-suicide may be involved.

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to limit price gouging on gas by gas companies

A closely divided House has approved legislation to crack down on alleged price gouging by oil companies as prices at the pump continue to soar.

FBI failing to address white supremacist violence, warns former special agent

Michael German, who infiltrated white supremacist groups in the 1990s, says the FBI continues to underplay the scope of the threat

Martin County School District confirms legitimacy of 'concerning' photo

A concerning photo with racial overtones, which has been circulating recently on social media, was confirmed by the Martin County School District to be authentic.

Judge approved up to $31M in bonuses for Purdue employees

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has gained a bankruptcy judge’s approval to pay up to...

Monkeypox outbreak spreads in Europe as U.K., Portugal confirm cases

Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday they had identified five cases of rare monkeypox infection and Spain's health services are testing eight potential cases after Britain put Europe on alert for the virus.

Afghan economy in tatters, relations on hold, Delhi and Kabul trade via Dubai

Afghanistan has been a major destination for Indian sugar, and India one of the biggest importers of Afghan spices and dried fruits, especially apricots and figs.

Highland Park to return seized building after asking for new police cars in exchange

The City of Highland Park will return a building it seized more than 16 months ago and later offered to return to its owners if they purchased the city two new police vehicles.

Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is working with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and public health authorities in the province of Quebec to investigate potential exposure and contacts of a case of monkeypox recently identified in the United States (U.S.).

Blackouts possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather, officials warn

Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to buckle across vast areas of the country this summer, potentially leading to electricity shortages and blackouts, a US power grid regulator said Wednesday.

The symptoms and causes of monkeypox, which CDC calls an 'emerging issue'

Cases of monkeypox have been reported in the U.K., Spain, Portugal, Italy and the U.S. Here are the virus' symptoms and how it spreads.

As Buffalo mourns following deadly shooting, the Bills step up to help community heal

The Buffalo Bills once played not far from where a gunman opened fire in an alleged racist attack at Tops Supermarket on Saturday that killed 10 people.

Oklahoma passes strictest abortion ban; services to stop

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill prohibiting all abortions with few exceptions, and providers said they would stop performing the procedure as soon as the governor signs it in the latest example of the GOP’s national push to restrict access to what has been a constitutional right for nearly a half century.

New York Supreme Court ruling reinstates law banning police officers from using chokeholds during arrests

A law banning New York law enforcement from using either a chokehold or a move that compresses someone's diaphragm during an arrest has been reinstated after a state Supreme Court appeals court ruling on Thursday.

Oklahoma passes bill banning most abortions after conception

The state's ban, its third in recent months, has been called the strictest in the US.

Bavarian Nordic to manufacture first freeze-dried doses of smallpox vaccine upon exercise of contract option by the u.s. government

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Israeli military ID's gun that may have killed journalist

The Israeli military says it has identified a soldier's rifle that may have killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Vangelis: Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner composer dies at 79

The Greek musician won an Oscar for the 1981 film theme, and also wrote the Blade Runner soundtrack.

Kidnapped woman saved after leaving note at KFC asking for help

A KFC worker in Tennessee helped rescue an allegedly kidnapped woman after she left a note at the restaurant "begging for help," police said.

Fyre festival creator plans new entertainment ventures after prison

Billy McFarland ‘put together a team’ to generate income, likely for the $26m he was ordered to pay investors back

Oklahoma passes bill banning most abortions after conception.

The state's ban, its third in recent months, has been called the strictest in the US.

Gusty winds fuel wildfires in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado

ALBEQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 5,000 firefighters battled multiple wildland blazes in dry, windy weather across the Southwest on Thursday, including a fire that has destroyed dozens of structures in west Texas and another that's picking up steam again in New Mexico.

Report: Elon Musk exposed himself to SpaceX flight attendant, according to documents

The billionaire tech mogul allegedly offered a severance package worth $250,000 to a...

Florida man "cooked alive" after deputy's Taser ignites fuel at gas station, lawyers say

Surveillance video shows flames erupting near one of the gas pumps as deputies tried to take Jean Barreto into custody.

1 dead, 1 in critical condition in shooting after Tennessee high school graduation

One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting that erupted after a high school graduation ceremony hosted on a local college campus in Tennessee Wednesday evening, police said.

Rents in the US just hit another record high

Rents in the US climbed to a new record high again in April, and they are expected to keep rising.

Just before Buffalo shooting, 15 users signed into suspect’s chatroom, says person familiar with review

The users were able to scroll through months of voluminous writings and racist screeds.

First case of Monkeypox confirmed in Antwerp, Belgium

Dat meldt Isabel Brosius van het Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde in Antwerpen in "Laat".

‘She got mad’: 911 dispatcher allegedly hung up during Buffalo shooting call

Dispatcher could lose her job after Tops employee says dispatcher took on a nasty tone and asked her why she was whispering

Monkeypox: Health Officials Investigate Possible Case in New York City

Health officials are investigating a possible case of monkeypox in New York City, according to the city's health department.

Man Arrested In Dave Chappelle Attack Charged With Attempted Murder In Alleged Stabbing Of Roommate

Isaiah Lee has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his roommate at a transitional housing facility last year.

Unarmed 13-Year-Old Shot By Chicago Cops During Foot Chase On West Side

The boy was hospitalized in serious condition after police say he ran away from officers trying to stop a car involved in a suspected carjacking.

Florida man gets life in prison for traveling to Vietnam to sexually abuse minors

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Explainer: Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

A handful of cases of monkeypox have now been reported or are suspected in Britain, Portugal, Spain and the United States.

Melvin Capital to shut after heavy losses on meme stocks, market slump

Melvin Capital, once one of Wall Street's most successful hedge funds which then lost billions in the meme stock saga, will shut down after it was hit again by this year's market slump.

Disaster declared in Texas county as wildfire balloons to 7,000 acres

A disaster was declared Wednesday in Taylor County Texas because the Mesquite Heat Fire that ignited Tuesday swelled to 7,000 acres burning about 60 homes.

Spain to allow girls over 16 to opt for abortions without parental consent

The approved draft bill allows abortions without parental consent for over-16s and paid menstrual leave.

Texas parents sue Apple alleging alert on AirPods caused son's hearing damage

A Texas couple sued Apple this week alleging that their 12-year-old son suffered "permanent hearing loss" when his AirPods emitted an alert so loud that it

Illinois man convicted of giving son rifle he used to kill 4

An Illinois man faces up to three years in prison after being convicted of illegally giving his son an assault-style rifle he later used to shoot and kill four people in 2018 at a Waffle House in Tennessee

2 dead following freeway shooting in Oakland, multiple others injured

Two people died and two people were injured in a freeway shooting and crash off Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland, the California Highway Patrol said. 

Baby formula shortage: Experts urge parents not to make homebrews

Desperate mothers are trying to mix their own baby formula, but experts warn of the dangers.

Finland prepares to receive 20,000 people from Ukraine under EU programme

The evacuation and treatment of patients from Ukraine is part of the EU's joint Civil Protection Mechanism.

Police: Driver trying to flee gets stuck in wet concrete

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Man obsessed with serial killer jailed for murder of teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Cody Ackland faces minimum of 30 years for killing Plymouth teenager he kidnapped from bus stop

911 dispatcher may be fired over hanging up on Buffalo shooting caller: Official

An employee at the Tops supermarket said she was yelled at by a 911 dispatcher and hung up on for trying to speak quietly during the shooting.

Dallas Koreatown hair salon shooting suspect had 'delusional fear of Asians,' police records say

The arrest warrant affidavit says Jeremy Smith admitted he was in the area on the day of the shooting. His girlfriend told investigators he has panic attacks around people of Asian descent ever since a car crash with an Asian man two years ago.

12-year-old handcuffed by Montreal police says he 'felt terrified,' father plans to sue

In a video captured of the arrest, a baby can be heard crying as 12-year-old Ammaar Kashif, silent and compliant, is cuffed and led to the cruiser for allegedly driving an exotic car recklessly, but the boy's father says his son doesn't know how to drive.

MI5 agent used secret status to terrorise girlfriend

The government tried to block publication of the story about the agent who attacked with a machete.

Marcel Fontaine, falsely accused of being the Parkland shooter by Alex Jones, dies in apartment fire. He sued Jones and Infowars, paving the way for lawsuits by Sandy Hook parents.

Former Norwalk resident Marcel Fontaine, who filed one of the first defamation lawsuits...

Russia's laser weapon claim derided as propaganda - BBC News

Moscow says it has destroyed a drone with a laser, but Kyiv says it can't mask battlefield failure.

Afghanistan's female TV presenters must cover their faces, say Taliban - BBC News

Women's faces are banned from TV screens as Afghanistan's rulers further tighten restrictions.

Funding the Fight Against Antitrust: How Facebook’s Antiregulatory Attack Dog Spends its Millions

Newly released documents and research are shining light on the expansive, and expensive, influence campaign being waged by American Edge Project (AEP), the Facebook supported anti-regulatory attack dog.

Hate crime charges announced against man accused of plotting shooting in Georgia

Federal hate crime charges have been announced against a Georgia man after he allegedly shot into two grocery stores. He is accused of being motivated by race.

Moth species not seen since 1912 found in luggage at Detroit airport

The "very flashy" moths were found in the luggage of a traveler arriving from the Philippines, authorities said.

Kidnapped woman saved after leaving note at KFC asking for help

A KFC worker in Tennessee helped rescue an allegedly kidnapped woman after she left a note at the restaurant "begging for help," police said.

Grand jury indicts man in Buffalo supermarket shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared in court Thursday, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by some relatives of the victims after a grand jury indicted him.

Army officer who reported Trump probably faced retaliation, inquiry finds

Yevgeny Vindman, a former White House adviser, "was the subject of unfavorable personnel actions" after raising alarm about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine, the Defense Department's inspector general determined.

Mount Horeb man accidentally killed by friend with AR-15, authorities say

Dane County law enforcement officials say a 19-year-old man who died of a gunshot wound over the weekend was killed when another man accidentally shot him with an AR-15.

Candidate who survived shooting wins Louisville mayor nod

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Businessman Craig Greenberg won the Democratic primary for mayor of Kentucky's largest city, months after surviving a shooting attempt at his campaign office.

Price fixing has sent Realtor commissions soaring in an already hot market, lawsuit alleges

A class-action lawsuit has been launched against the Canadian Real Estate Association, the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board and the largest real estate brokerages in Canada, which alleges that price-fixing has driven up the cost of real estate commissions.

NY Bitcoin Miners Start to Give Up on State Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

New York was once a draw for miners, but environmental concerns are weighing on the industry.

Florida: Veteran shoots terminally ill wife and step-daughter then takes his own life in double murder-suicide

Thomas Schultz, 64, told a 911 operator his family was in "an impossible situation with no way out" moments before what police have described as a double murder-suicide in Tampa, Florida.

Lockheed Martin Plant Locked Down After Shooting Incident, ‘Suspicious Device' Found

A Lockheed Martin in North Texas is locked down after a shooting incident that occurred on Thursday morning.

Biden invokes the Defense Production Act for the baby formula shortage

Biden is also authorizing the Defense Department to use commercial aircraft to fly formula supplies that meet federal standards from overseas to the U.S.

A woman slipped a note to a KFC worker. It led to her partner’s arrest

The woman told police her boyfriend, who was armed with a handgun, hit her in the face and took her phone away, an affidavit states.

Florida motorcyclist 'cooked alive' after being tasered by police at petrol station

Jean Barreto is fighting for his life after suffering third-degree burns over 75% of his body - his lawyers say he was tasered by a police officer as he filled up his bike with petrol, sparking a "fireball" and "engulfing almost his entire body in flames".

Blacks only, whites only signs posted over water fountains at Cincinnati high school, students disciplined

Students at a Cincinnati high school who taped "Blacks only" and "whites only" signs over water fountains will be disciplined, the district announced.

Fentanyl stash large enough to kill 4 million people seized in Louisville

At least 8.5 kilograms of fentanyl and 20,000 to 30,000 suspected fentanyl pills were confiscated during an LMPD/DEA search on a storage unit on May 16.

Buffalo 911 dispatcher who allegedly hung up on shooting call put on leave

A 911 dispatcher is on leave and may lose her job after allegedly hanging up on an supermarket employee hiding during this weekend's shooting rampage in Buffalo, New York.

Annadale man who allegedly called for ‘extermination’ of Biden supporters gets 3 years on gun charge

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Feds: National Guard members on state duty can join unions

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Department of Justice has given the green light to National...

Italy reports first case of monkeypox infection, two more suspected

Italy has diagnosed its first case of the monkeypox infection at the Spallanzani hospital in Rome, the hospital said on Thursday, adding that the person, who arrived from a stay on the Canary Islands, was being kept in isolation.

U.S. confirms monkeypox case in man who recently travelled to Canada

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health did not say where in Canada the man travelled to or when, but added the case does not pose a risk to the general public.

Israel will not hold criminal inquiry into killing of journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh

Military police say they are satisfied with assurances of Israeli troops over death of US-Palestinian despite international demands

Sheriff: Caretaker kills terminally ill women, then himself

Officials say a 64-year-old Florida man whose wife and stepdaughter were terminally ill fatally shot the women and then called 911 before killing himself

Turkey has told allies it's a 'no' to Sweden and Finland's NATO bid - Erdogan | Reuters

Turkey has told allies that it will reject Sweden and Finland's membership to NATO, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a video posted on his Twitter account on Thursday.

Mystery issue experienced on NASA's Voyager 1 probe from 1977

After launching 45 years ago, Voyager 1 probe is still exploring interstellar space -- but it's encountered an issue that's confused the spacecraft's team on Earth. While the spacecraft is operating normally, it has presented an anomaly NASA is trying to solve.

‘This can’t be real’: Grubhub promotion turns New York City restaurants into a ‘war zone’ | New York

The deal resulted in 6,000 New Yorkers placing an order every minute, overwhelming kitchens and delivery workers

Don’t let people off if they steal food in desperation, minister tells police

Kit Malthouse says police watchdog’s suggestion that cost of living will trigger more crime is ‘old-fashioned’

Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

The default comes as the country struggles with its worst financial crisis in more than 70 years.

Bush condemns Putin's invasion of 'Iraq' instead of Ukraine

The former US president corrected himself after saying Putin had invaded Iraq rather than Ukraine.

European academics possibly helping the CCP.

An investigation by DW and partners has found that European researchers have cooperated with China's National University of Defense Technology. The NUDT's purpose is to "Strengthen the Armed Forces and the Nation."

Cyclone Yakecan batters Uruguay and Brazil

At least two people are dead and hundreds of thousands have been left without electricity.

'I mean Ukraine': Former U.S. president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

Former U.S. President George W. Bush mistakenly described the invasion of Iraq as "brutal" and "unjustified" before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Alleged gunman sent diary to newspaper before church attack

The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred for Taiwan sent a newspaper a seven-volume diary before the attack

Engineering students invent edible tape for burritos and wraps

‘the ingredients of the edible tape are safe to consume and common food and dietary additives,’ says one of the designers tyler guarino.

‘Nothing to go back to’: the way of life lost to New Mexico’s historic fire

The largest wildfire in state history has torn through centuries-old rural communities, displacing thousands

1st monkeypox case in US this year reported in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts resident has tested positive for monkeypox, the state health department confirmed Wednesday.

Western University LGBTQ poster sparks Muslim community backlash

A Western University social media post supporting the fight against homophobia included an illustration of two women in hijabs about to kiss – sparking a…

The Sun: 'Solar hedgehog' among 'breathtaking' images released by European Space Agency

A joint mission between the European Space Agency, NASA and the UK Space Agency has released a trove of images including a solar flare, a wide image of the the Sun, and a newly observed feature known as a "solar hedgehog".

Wingstop could soon raise its own chickens

Wingstop wants to lower its food supply costs. So it's considering raising its own chickens.

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli released from prison early

After his company acquired Daraprim, it raised price of the life-saving drug by 5,000%, prompting national outcry

1st monkeypox case in US this year reported in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts resident has tested positive for monkeypox, the state health department confirmed Wednesday.

Amazon’s Twitch, Discord, 4chan face New York AG probe after Buffalo shooting

Amazon's Twitch, Discord, 4chan and 8chan will be among the platforms her office will probe.

Turkey blocks start of NATO talks on Finland’s and Sweden’s applications

The resistance put a damper on a historic moment.

CEO outlook dims sharply, with more than half expecting a recession ahead, survey shows

The Conference Board measure of CEO sentiment showed that 57% expect the economy to sustain a "very short, mild recession."

SEC in-house judges violate right to jury trial, appeals court rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission's in-house judges violate the U.S. Constitution by denying fraud defendants their right to a jury trial and acting without necessary guidance from Congress, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday.

Texas inmate who escaped bus got out of restraints, cage

Authorities say a Texas inmate who was serving a life sentence for murder when he escaped from a transport bus last week got out of his restraints and a cage before stabbing the driver

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S.

Health officials in Quebec are investigating more than a dozen cases of suspected monkeypox in Canada, after U.S. and European health officials confirmed rising cases of the rare infectious disease — suggesting a wider outbreak may be happening globally.

More Americans could be asked to mask up again amid renewed COVID challenges

COVID-19 cases are increasing in the United States - and could get even worse over the coming months, U.S. federal health officials warned Wednesday, urging areas hardest hit to consider reissuing calls for indoor masking.

High schooler runs sub-4 minute mile, breaking record that had stood since 1965

Gary Martin accomplished the feat at the Pennsylvania Catholic League Championship

Dow drops 1,100 points for its biggest decline since 2020 as the sell-off this year on Wall Street intensifies

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its biggest loss since 2020 on Wednesday after another major retailer warned of rising cost pressures, confirming

'Extremely aggressive' jumping worms now seen in California

When caught, they shed their tails like a rattlesnake.

Russian armoured train blown up in occupied Ukraine -territorial defence

Ukrainian fighters blew up an armoured train carrying Russian troops using an explosive device in the occupied southern city of Melitopol, the Ukrainian territorial defence force said on Wednesday.

Car drives into 14 cyclists in Poland; 1 dead, several hurt

The driver of a car has slammed into a group of 14 cyclists in a village south of Warsaw leaving one person dead and several others seriously injured

First case of monkeypox confirmed in Massachusetts

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Colorado Supreme Court rules in favor of woman who expected to pay $1,337 for surgery but was charged $303,709

A woman who expected to pay $1,337 for surgery at a Westminster hospital but was billed $303,709 may be off the hook for the massive bill after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in her favor Monday.

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic catches COVID, postpones two Michigan concerts

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Animal abuse detailed in mass shooter's writings

The teenager suspected of killing 10 people and wounding three others at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store allegedly took part in animal abuse.

Amazon discriminates against pregnant and disabled workers, New York alleges

The New York State Division of Human Rights has filed a complaint against Amazon.com Inc accusing the online retailer of discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers at its worksites, Governor Kathy Hochul said on Wednesday.

Brookland Middle School under investigation by DHS for mistreatment of students

The Department of Human Services has launched an investigation into students being mistreated at Brookland Middle School after being forced to sit on the pavement in 95-degree temperatures due to being disruptive in the cafeteria.

Tesla removed from S&P 500 ESG Index, prompting Musk fury

S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric carmaker Tesla from its widely-followed S&P 500 ESG Index, citing issues, including racial discrimination claims and crashes linked to its autopilot vehicles.

New ‘disinformation’ board paused amid free speech questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday paused a new and controversial board's work on disinformation and accepted the resignation of its leader, capping weeks of concerns about impinging on free speech rights and at times frenzied conspiracy theories about the board itself.

Officer ‘motorboated’ subordinate at promotion ceremony, retires after guilty plea

A plea deal let the officer keep his retirement, court records revealed.

"Significant" uptick in abortion-related violent threats after Supreme Court draft opinion leak, DHS warns

The Department of Homeland Security said it has registered an uptick in threats against "reproductive healthcare personnel and facilities," as well as the Supreme Court and its justices.

Mexico's number of 'disappeared' people rises above 100,000

There are now over 100,000 people in Mexico's national register of the "disappeared." The UN says organized crime is among the leading causes of missing people in the country.

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli released from federal prison and into New York halfway house

Martin Shkreli will his securities fraud sentence in September. He gained infamy for raising the price of a drug by more than 4,000%.

Man rescued by freighter en route to Saint John charged with mother's murder

Nathan Carman has always maintained that he and his mother had an accident while they were on a fishing trip nearly six years ago. An indictment filed May 2 by U.S. attorney Nikolas Kerest paints a very different picture.

Woman describes how stepson was badly burned in confrontation with Osceola deputies at gas station

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Russia closing CBC's Moscow bureau in retaliation for Canada banning Russian state TV

Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday it was closing the Moscow bureau of the CBC and withdrawing visas and accreditation from the public broadcaster's journalists after Canada banned Russian state TV station Russia Today.

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index

The S&P said that Tesla's "lack of a low-carbon strategy," and "codes of business conduct" affected the company's score.

Gambler to pay back Japanese Covid-19 fund he spent

The man's lawyer said his client gambled the pay-out after it was mistakenly paid to his bank account.

Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict

The 21-year-old admits killing an unarmed civilian, in Ukraine's first war crimes trial since war began.

Husband tells Pennsylvania school officials after learning of wife’s sexual involvement with student, reports say

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EU plans 9 billion euros joint borrowing for Ukraine, more for reconstruction

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday an extra 9 billion euros ($9.5 billion) in EU loans to Ukraine in 2022 to keep the country running and to set up a 'RebuildUkraine' Facility of grants and loans, modelled on the EU's own recovery fund.

36-Year-Old Arrested in Dallas Salon Shooting, Possible Hate Crime

Investigators believe Smith was the gunman that opened fire on the salon in Dallas' Koreatown last Wednesday.

Woman charged after gun in son's backpack goes off at school

Chicago police say a mother has been arrested and charged with child endangerment after a gun in her second grader’s backpack accidentally discharged at school, injuring a 7-year-old classmate

Husband reports wife after discovering her inappropriate relationship with her student- she is the second choir teacher in Wilmington School District to be charged with sexual misconduct.

While one former Wilmington Area High School music director is waiting to stand trial on sexual assault-related charges, his successor at the same school is now also facing sex-related charges.

Fukushima water release plan gets initial OK from Japan regulator

Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) granted an initial approval on Wednesday for a Tokyo Electric Power's (Tepco) plan for releasing water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into sea, citing there are no safety issues.

Portugal identifies five monkeypox infections, Spain has eight suspected cases

Portuguese authorities said on Wednesday they had identified five cases of rare monkeypox infection and Spain's health services are testing eight potential cases after Britain put Europe on alert for the virus.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at war crimes trial to killing Ukrainian civilian

Vadim Shishimarin, a 21-year-old Russian tank commander held in Ukraine, pleaded guilty to charges of murdering a 62-year-old civilian in the northeast Ukrainian village of Chupakhivka on Feb. 28.

Pollution responsible for one in six deaths across planet, scientists warn

Toxic air, water and soil are ‘existential threat to human and planetary health’, says global review

Shooting at Asian-owned salon in Dallas investigated as federal hate crime

Federal officials are investigating a shooting that wounded three people at a Korean-owned salon in Dallas last week as a potential hate crime, as local authorities say they believe the attack is connected to two earlier attacks at other Asian-run businesses.

Sharp drop in retailers helps pull Wall Street indexes lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday, led by led by steep drops in retailers as Target plunged after issuing a grim quarterly earnings report. The S&P 500 fell 1.6% as of 10:23 a.m.

Energy bills: struggling families forced to ‘seek refuge in McDonald’s’

Desperate parents are using fast food outlets as an emergency kitchen, bathroom and living room

Four Key Climate Change Indicators Break Records in 2021

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‘World is at boiling point’: humanity must redefine relationship with nature, says report

Stockholm institute calls for ‘bold science-based decision-making’ to tackle climate, social and economic crises

Ex-Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd's death

Former Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter Wednesday related to his role in the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement.

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

A former Minneapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd

Colorado, Nebraska jostle over water rights amid drought

OVID, Colo. (AP) — Shortly after daybreak on the high plains of northeastern Colorado, Don Schneider tinkers with seed-dispensing gear on a mammoth corn planter. The day’s task: Carefully sowing hundreds of acres of seed between long rows of last year’s desiccated stalks to ensure the irrigation water he's collected over the winter will last until harvest time.

‘Blacks only,’ ‘whites only’ signs posted on Colerain HS water fountains, parents say

'Let’s make a change. Let’s speak on this stuff. Let’s stop hiding it.'

Buffalo suspect's posts about attack plans could be seen online 30 minutes before mass shooting

Thirty minutes before an 18-year-old White man allegedly carried out a racist mass shooting Saturday at a supermarket in a mostly Black enclave of Buffalo, New York, he revealed his monthslong plot to some on social media.

Southwest introduces a higher fare category with more perks

Wanna Get Away Plus is the low-cost carrier’s version of economy plus.

Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: Wall Street Journal report

Black box data recovered from a China Eastern flight that crashed in March suggests someone in the cockpit intentionally downed the plane, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a preliminary assessment from United States officials.

Wisconsin man celebrates 50 years of eating Big Macs every day

A Wisconsin man's Big Mac streak started in 1972.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Ukraine war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian

This Hacktivist Site Lets You Prank-Call Russian Officials

To protest the war in Ukraine, WasteRussianTime.today auto-dials Russian government officials, connects them to each other, and lets you listen in to their confusion.

Cost of living: Bank of England governor warns of 'apocalyptic' food prices due to war in Ukraine | Business News

Andrew Bailey hit back at criticism that the Bank acted too slowly to tackle inflation, blaming a "bad situation" on the impact of the war in Ukraine and COVID-19.

Flight data suggests China Eastern plane deliberately crashed: Wall Street Journal report

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Mother facing charges after second grade son brings gun to school, gun discharges

The mother of a second grader at Disney Magnet School in Chicago’s Buena Park neighborhood is facing child endangerment charges and expected in court after...

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Germany to close Schroeder's office in repudiation of ex-chancellor

Gerhard Schroeder's publicly funded office is to be closed and its remaining staff reallocated amid mounting dismay at the former German chancellor's refusal to distance himself from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ukraine: The police officer who lost his family in one Russian strike

Ivan Simoroz's home was hit by Russian bombs, killing six members of his family - days later he returned to work.

In Texas Governor's race, differences emerge over grid reliability

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Beto O'Rourke are split on how to best secure the Texas grid's reliability.

UK inflation soars to 9%, the highest level in more than 40 years

Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household bills and rising transport costs

Canadian woman saves pet goose from eagle attack while half naked and breastfeeding

A front door camera at a home in British Columbia captured the moment when a woman saved her pet goose from an eagle attack, while also nursing her newborn.

Californian court declares law requiring women on boards unconstitutional

The court said the law, which forced boards to have up to three women directors, was discriminatory.

Finland/Sweden formally submit applications to join NATO

The evacuation mission at the Azovstol steel plant in Mariupol continues, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. It follows the end of Ukrainian forces' "combat mission" at the complex. Follow here for live news updates.

Traffic deaths rise to highest level in 16 years, NHTSA estimates

Traffic deaths in the United States continue to spike, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated Tuesday that there were 42,915 such fatalities in 2021. That would be the most traffic deaths in 16 years, NHTSA said.

USS George Washington sailors detail difficult working conditions after string of suicides

As her one-year anniversary with the Navy approached last May, Hannah Crisostomo swallowed 196 pain relievers. Her organs shut down.

Congress dives into UFOs, but no signs of extraterrestrials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress held its first hearing in half a century Tuesday on unidentified flying objects. And no, there is still no government confirmation of extraterrestrial life. Testifying before a House Intelligence subcommittee, Pentagon officials did not disclose additional information from their ongoing investigation of hundreds of unexplained sightings in the sky.

Gold Coast Mayor concedes more thought should have gone into prayer room after interest from satanists

Tom Tate says he has had a rethink on the establishment of a prayer room at council chambers after a group of satanists attempted to use it for a blessing last month, and that it could be used for "quiet time" and breastfeeding.

Trump-backed Rep. Madison Cawthorn concedes North Carolina Republican primary race

Controversial Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn was endorsed by former President Donald Trump.

US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn to compel him to register as an agent of China | China

Justice department says Wynn lobbied the Trump administration for China to protect his business interests in Macau

'Cheese Wall' artist settles lawsuit with U.S.-Mexico border contractors

An artist who built a six-foot-tall wall of cheese near the U.S.-Mexico border has settled his lawsuit against two government contractors that he accused of destroying his work, according to a filing in San Diego federal court.

Average price of gas in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.06 per litre on Monday for an all-time high.

Hero doctor charged a gunman at a church service and prevented further bloodshed, officials say

A California family and sports medicine doctor with a deep interest in building community was praised as a hero after he died confronting a gunman at a church service Sunday.

Chinese plane crash that killed 132 caused by intentional act: US officials

The Eastern Airlines jet crashed into a mountain after a steep dive.

Netflix lays off 150 employees as the streaming service contends with big subscriber losses

Netflix is laying off around 150 employees across the company, CNBC confirmed Tuesday.

U.S. accuses casino tycoon Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts , to compel him to register as an agent of China and accused him of lobbying then-President Donald Trump at Beijing's behest in 2017.

The US Has a Plan to Document Human Rights Violations in Ukraine

The government will fund a project to help humanitarians on the ground and gather evidence of war crimes.

Messages appear to show Buffalo supermarket shooting suspect's months-long plan to carry out attack

The messages, which begin in November, are laced with racist and anti-Semitic tirades.

California's $6 gas could spread nationwide, JPMorgan warns

The average price for gasoline in California hit $6 a gallon Tuesday for the first time -- and analysts at JPMorgan are warning that price could be the national average before the end of the summer.

3rd round of free COVID tests available to order now in US

An additional eight at-home tests are available for free this time around.

‘Lunchtime Looter’ charged in multiple bank robberies across Houston area

A 35-year-old Houston man is set to make his appearance in federal court for allegedly committing multiple bank robberies in the Houston area, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.

Netflix lays off 150 employees

Netflix is laying off around 150 employees across the company, CNBC confirmed Tuesday.

Online posts reveal suspected gunman spent months planning racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket

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Georgia students sue over blocked protest against rebel flag

ATLANTA (AP) — Several Black students who were suspended for trying to protest Confederate flag displays at their school in Georgia have filed a federal lawsuit against their school district and its board members, accusing them of allowing an extensive pattern of racism including “overt bigotry and animosity by some white students and teachers against African American students.”

Flight data from China Eastern jet points to intentional nosedive

Flight data from a black box recovered from a China Eastern jet that crashed earlier this year indicates someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the jet, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with U.S. officials' preliminary assessment.

Officials: 7 hurt in explosion at Maryland nail salon

Officials in Maryland say seven people, including police officers and EMS personnel, were injured in an explosion at a nail salon

Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape and banned from Commons – reports

MP arrested on suspicion of indecent assault, sexual assault, rape, abuse of position of trust and misconduct

Suspect arrested in Dallas salon shooting as FBI opens hate crime investigation

Dallas police arrested a suspect in connection with the May 11 shooting of three Korean women at a hair salon. The FBI opened a hate crime probe into the incident.

Drexel's murderer confessed, led investigators to her body 13 years after death: GCSO

Authorities made an arrest after locating the remains of 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel, who went missing from Myrtle Beach in 2009. Authorities say Raymond Moody buried a deceased Drexel. His charges include rape, murder and kidnapping, and he is in custody, according to officials.

Finland and Sweden hold out hope Turkey's NATO objections can be overcome

Finland and Sweden voiced optimism on Tuesday that common ground can be found with Turkey over its objections to them joining NATO amid a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at smoothing their path into the 30-nation alliance.

A teenager in Utah died after a tunnel he was digging in a sand dune collapsed

A 13-year-old boy in Utah died from injuries sustained in a dune collapse last weekend, according to Utah State Parks.

WATCH: Nebraska boy receives help from neighbor after drop at wrong bus stop

A substitute bus driver is no longer transporting students for OPS after a 7-year-old student says the driver put him out at the wrong stop.

Suspected Gunman in Deadly Laguna Woods Church Shooting Set to Make First Court Appearance

The man accused of shooting six people in a Laguna Woods church on Sunday, killing one and injuring five, is set to make his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.

Woman convicted of murdering baby she wanted to adopt

Leiland-James Corkill was placed with Laura Castle in Cumbria months before his death from head injuries

City of Montreal settles with Black woman whose arm was broken by police

Majiza Philip tapped on a police car window to let a friend know she had his coat. Officers arrested her and broke her arm, then charged her with assault. A judge cleared her and now the City of Montreal is settling with her out of court.

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster dose for kids ages 5 to 11 years old

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Man walking to Detroit Tigers game on footbridge fell through when concrete collapsed

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Finland's parliament votes yes to NATO

Finland's parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal to apply for membership of the NATO military alliance in a historic policy shift prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Archaeological sites once thought lost under Lake Powell reappear

When Lake Powell on the Colorado River first began to fill in the 1960s, it flooded archaeological sites and places with cultural and spiritual significance to Indigenous peoples. Now some of those sites have reemerged as drought shrinks the reservoir. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, the future of the area is unclear.

Big cross-border tunnel found linking Tijuana, San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S.

Mariupol fighters in Russian hands; both sides claim wins | AP News

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters, including wounded men carried out on stretchers, left the vast steel plant in Mariupol where they mounted a dogged last stand and turned themselves over to Russian hands, signaling the beginning of the end of a siege that became a symbol of Ukraine's resistance to Moscow's invasion .

Nestle flies baby formula supplies to U.S. from Europe to alleviate shortage

Nestle SA is flying baby formula supplies to the United States from the Netherlands and Switzerland to alleviate the shortage in U.S. supermarkets.

Shooting along Indiana highway where SUV was stopped kills 2

Authorities say two men were fatally shot after a police officer and two good Samaritans stopped along a southern Indiana highway to help a driver who was stopped in the roadway

Man mistakenly sent 46.3 mil. yen in COVID funds gambles it all away

A 24-year-old man mistakenly sent 46.3 million yen ($360,000) in COVID-19 relief money by the western Japan town he resides in, says he gambled it all away on overseas casino sites, sources close to the matter say.

Samsung drops EV plans after reflecting, in part, on trouble competing with Apple

[EXCLUSIVE] Samsung drops plan to enter electric vehicle market

Finland's Parliament approves Nato application | News | Yle Uutiset

Following a 14-hour debate, the motion was passed by 188 votes to 8.

On a Connecticut highway, a Polish-speaking state trooper is called to help the occupants of a vehicle with a flat tire. To his amazement... the passenger is former Polish president and Nobel peace laureate Lech Walesa

On a Connecticut highway, a Polish-speaking state trooper is called to help the occupants of a vehicle with a flat tire. To his amazement... the passenger is former Polish president and Nobel peace laureate…

Youngkin assembles Va. task force on violent crime

With homicides up in the commonwealth, Virginia’s governor is taking steps to curb violent crime.

IRS Dealing with tax backlog by destroying data, affecting 30 million filers

The IRS destroyed an estimated 30 million so-called paper-filed information returns in March 2021, sparking anger from the tax community.

Congress' First Public Hearing on UFOs in 50 Years: Start Time Today, How to Watch

"The American people deserve full transparency," Rep. Adam Schiff says.

Hezbollah's coalition loses parliamentary majority in Lebanon's first vote after uprising, financial collapse

Iran-backed Hezbollah has lost its parliamentary coalition majority in a Lebanese election that delivered significant gains to its rivals as well as to a protest movement that swept the country in a 2019 uprising.

U.S. church shooting gunman a Taiwanese-American: envoy - Focus Taiwan

San Francisco, May 16 (CNA) The alleged gunman in a mass shooting at a California church Sunday that resulted in one dead and five wounded was born and raised in Taiwan before immigrating to the United States, Taiwan's representative to Los Angeles told CNA Monday.

U.S. Congress panel to hold first UFO hearings in half a century

Two top U.S. defense intelligence officials were due to testify on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about what the government knows of unidentified flying objects, in the first public congressional hearing concerning UFOs in more than 50 years.

Ukraine's security service tracking down the spies helping Russia's invasion

On a dusty street in the eastern Ukrainian town of Sloviansk, a man in a long-sleeved black shirt and cargo pants smokes a cigarette. He's being watched.

Buffalo suspect may be latest mass shooter motivated by ‘eco-fascism’ | Buffalo shooting

Buffalo suspect allegedly calls himself ‘eco-fascist’ and blames migration for harm to the environment in document posted online

McDonald’s to Sell Russian Business, Ending 32-Year Presence

The U.S. fast-food giant will sell 847 restaurants across the country to a local buyer.

White House moves to loosen remittance, flight rules on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island.

Indian court bans Muslim prayer gatherings at mosque after Hindu idols found

A court in north India ordered authorities Monday to limit large Muslim prayer gatherings in the historic Gyanvapi Mosque after a survey team found relics...

Actress Zara Phythian and husband jailed for child sex offences

Zara Phythian - who appeared in Doctor Strange - abused a girl with husband Victor Marke.

Ukraine declares 'combat mission' over in Mariupol amid evacuation

Ukrainian forces have completed their "combat mission" in the besieged city of Mariupol, according to a statement by the country's military.

Mariupol: Hundreds of besieged Ukrainian soldiers evacuated

Ukraine says 264 fighters - some badly wounded - have been taken from the Azovstal steelworks.

Ukrainian speaks out after Russian troops buried him alive - CNN Video

CNN's Melissa Bell speaks with a Ukrainian who, along with his brothers, was beaten, shot and buried by Russian soldiers.

Controversy Over Alleged Bullying Incident at Coppell Middle School Campus

Controversy is growing over an alleged case of bullying at a school in Coppell.

Deputies Investigating After Vulgar Phrases Written On Old Town Newhall Businesses

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Broken back leads to cancer discovery for Marine Corps veteran

While he receives medical care through the VA medical system, the VA doesn't cover everything tied to Grant Gieseler's cancer treatment.

Anna Borkowski accused three men of rape. Why did prosecutors stop her?

Anna Borkowski and her friend were allegedly raped by three men one night in 2017. Borkowski tried to bring charges against them, but was thwarted by Maryland police and prosecutors. She sued them in response.

Remains of 17-year-old girl who went missing in 2009 found in South Carolina, sheriff says

Brittanee Drexel was reported missing on April 25, 2009.

Air Force conducts successful hypersonic weapon test

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Texas police investigating pair of nightclub shootings; 1 dead, 4 injured

A 25-year-old man is dead after a shooting at a nightclub north of downtown Amarillo early Sunday morning. According to the Amarillo Police Department, at about 4:14 a. m. , officers were called to the area of northeast 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street for a shooting. Officers found the scene of the shooting at an after-hours club at 1003 N. Fillmore. No victims were on the scene when officers arrived. A short time later, five victims arrived at the local hospitals.

Pentagon officials to testify on UFOs. Congress will hold its first public hearing on unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in more than half a century on Tuesday.

Pentagon officials will testify on Tuesday on the Defense Dept's efforts to organize, analyze and investigate reports of unidentified aerial phenomena.

FDA comes to agreement with baby formula factory to resume production

Abbott Nutrition said it would still take months to get the product back on store shelves.

Brittanee Drexel, missing New York teen, found dead after 13 years in South Carolina; man charged with murder

Drexel was kidnapped by Raymond Moody, who raped and killed her before burying her body the next day in the woods, officials said.

Turkey threatens to block Finland and Sweden Nato bids

Turkish President Erdogan accused the Nordic nations of harbouring terrorists wanted by Ankara.

Intel shareholders reject executive pay

The vote won't immediately affect the compensation of Intel's executives.

Hundreds of fighters evacuated from holdout Mariupol steel plant, Ukraine says

More than 260 Ukrainian fighters, including some who are badly wounded, were evacuated Monday from a steel plant in the ruined city of Mariupol and taken to areas under Russia's control, the Ukrainian military said.

Mattress Mack makes huge Astros bet, doubles Gallery Furniture promotion

Jim McIngvale could win more than $40 million if Houston wins the World Series.

Ban on protests in front of homes signed by Gov. DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Anyone who protests in front of a private residence in Florida can face jail time and fines under a bill Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Monday. The legislation makes it a second-degree misdemeanor to protest in a manner that is aimed at intentionally harassing or disturbing someone in their home.

Ukrainian force begins evacuating from last Mariupol stronghold

Troops holed up in the last Ukrainian stronghold in the besieged port of Mariupol began evacuating on Monday, appearing to cede control of the once prosperous city to Russia after months of bombardment.

McDonald’s To Exit from Russia

Company initiates process to sell its Russian business, seeks to include future employment for Russian employees as part of terms

Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional | AP News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said the law that would have required boards have up to three female directors by this year violated the right to equal treatment.

SJPD officer accused of sexual misconduct while responding to call, report says

San Jose police officer accused performing lewd sex act inside home while responding to a call, report says.

Monkey pox in the UK

The latest news means there are currently seven confirmed cases in the UK, diagnosed between 6 and 15 May.

There might not be enough electricity to go around this summer in Michigan. That could require planned outages

MISO, the operator of the electric grid that includes Michigan, warns there's not enough firm electric generation capacity to meet the expected peak demand this summer.

New Jersey casinos pass pre-pandemic revenue levels in April | AP News

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $422 million from gamblers in April, up 20% from a year earlier, figures released Monday show.

Drexel died by manual strangulation, man charged with murder after remains found: Warrants

Authorities have made an arrest after locating the remains of 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel, who went missing from Myrtle Beach in 2009. Georgetown County Sheriff Carter Weaver confirmed the discovery during a press conference on Monday afternoon from the Georgetown County Judicial Center, during which he announced the arrest. Caption: GCSO: Remains of Brittanee Drexel found, Raymond Moody charged with murder. Authorities accused Raymond Moody Monday of burying a deceased Drexel.

Oregon sued over failure to provide public defenders | AP News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Oregon who have gone without legal representation for long periods of time amid a critical shortage of public defense attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday that alleges the state violated their constitutional right to legal counsel and a speedy trial.

Authorities: Gunman in deadly attack at California church was Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese

Authorities: Gunman in deadly attack at California church was Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese

Russia runs into more obstacles in Ukraine, on global front

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe pushed to toughen its response Monday to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine , with Sweden joining Finland in deciding to seek NATO membership and European Union officials working to rescue proposed sanctions on Russian oil.

9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in NYC Home After Restaurant Below Calls Cops About Odor

Shalom Guifarro was found dead with body trauma off Lincoln Place.

Glacier melt is past the tipping point in the Canadian Rockies and that's a big problem

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Battle rages for Ukrainian region of Donbas

Russia pummelled positions in the east of Ukraine on Sunday, its defence ministry said, as it sought to encircle Ukrainian forces in the battle for Donbas and fend off a counteroffensive around the strategic Russian-controlled city of Izium.

UK officials: 4 men infected with "rare" monkeypox in London | AP News

LONDON (AP) — British health authorities say they have identified four “rare and unusual” cases of the disease monkeypox among men who appear to have been infected in London and had no history of travel to the African countries where the smallpox-like disease is endemic.

Elisabeth Borne appointed France's new prime minister

PARIS (AP) — Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the post. Borne, 61, the labor minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's previous government, succeeds Jean Castex, whose resignation on Monday was expected after Macron’s reelection last month to a second five-year term.

New Mexico marks record with massive wildfire

A monster blaze churning in northern New Mexico for more than a month has blackened enough acreage to earn a place in the state’s record books

Ferdinand Marcos Jr urged to stop pretending he has an Oxford degree

University has said Philippines leader was awarded ‘special diploma in social studies’ in 1978, not a BA

Man charged in deadly shooting at California church of Asian members

David Chou, 68, is charged with murder and attempted murder for Sunday's shooting a the Geneva Presbyterian Church that killed one and injured five.

Walmart has a new way to turn college grads into store managers

Walmart is creating a new program to fast-track recent college graduates into store manager positions — salaried roles that pay upwards of $200,000 a year.

Reversing Trump, Biden acts to deploy US troops to Somalia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order to deploy U.S. troops to Somalia amid heightened concerns about the country's Islamic extremist rebels, known as al-Shabab .

Trump-era special counsel John Durham faces first test in trial of lawyer with ties to Clinton campaign

Michael Sussmann is charged with one count of lying to investigators, but legal teams on both sides plan to call notable figures from the 2016 election.

Former top Republican lawmaker in Colorado received leak of voting data

A former Republican minority leader of the Colorado legislature is among the recipients of a trove of sensitive voting data leaked by a county official working with an activist seeking to prove President Donald Trump's false stolen-election claims, the secretary of state's office told Reuters on Monday.

Bear attacks woman heading to check her mail in New Jersey

Officials said the 34-year-old woman was "involved in a physical encounter" with one of the bears and a neighbor used a car horn to scare the animals off.

Marine life is on the brink of extinction: Climate reality is a real issue

With the dynamic nature of the 21st century, no one really knows what is going to happen next and which state of life we might be exposed

Putin sees no threat from NATO expansion, warns against military build-up

President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that there was no threat to Russia if Sweden and Finland joined NATO but cautioned that Moscow would respond if the U.S.-led alliance bolstered military infrastructure in the new Nordic members.

Federal appeals court restores Texas's social media censorship law

A federal appeals court will allow Texas's new social media law to take effect after striking down a preliminary injunction by a lower court, according to a judicial order in the case.

JetBlue launches hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue Airways Corp is not taking no for an answer in its quest to buy rival Spirit Airlines.

Mcdonalds to stop sales in russia all together

McDonald's became the symbol of glasnost in action 30 years ago when it opened its first restaurant in Moscow. But after temporarily shutting down more than 800 restaurants following the invasion of Ukraine, McDonald's has decided to leave Russia altogether.

Ukraine can win this war, NATO chief says; Finland and Sweden move to join military alliance

Ukrainian forces say they have pushed back the Russian military in the region around Kharkiv while attention is on Russia's reaction to Finland's NATO bid.

A respected former Walla Walla Symphony member's brutal murder may have been a revenge killing

Christopher R. Calvert may have beaten, cut and stabbed a Kennewick man to get revenge on a former employer.


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Supreme Court sides with Ted Cruz, striking down cap on use of campaign funds to repay personal campaign loans

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in a case involving the use of campaign funds to repay personal campaign loans, dealing the latest blow to campaign finance regulations.

It's 19 weeks into the year and America has already seen 198 mass shootings

This averages out to about 10 such attacks a week.

‘Hate is alive and well’: Burnley fan arrested for apparent Nazi salute at Spurs

Three Burnley supporters were arrested on suspicion of discriminatory behaviour after Sunday’s match at Tottenham, the Lancashire club has said

McDonald’s says it will sell its Russia business after previously pausing operations due to Ukraine war

McDonald's said it will sell its business in Russia, a little more than two months after it paused operations in the country due to its invasion of Ukraine.

Former Somali president returns to power, vows to return Somalia to stability

Somalia's parliament elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as the country's tenth president on Sunday, in a vote broadcast live on national TV. The new President pledged a return to stable politics that will bring the "country to agreement."

Russian oligarchs loved luxe Sardinia. Now they’re frozen out of paradise.

At least eight villas spread out across 10 miles have been frozen by the Italian government.

Starbucks to add abortion travel coverage to U.S. health benefits

Starbucks Corp will reimburse U.S. employees if they must travel more than 100 miles from their homes to get an abortion, according to a memo to employees on Monday.

Kim Jong Un mobilizes North Korea’s military in response to Covid-19 outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has mobilized the military to respond to the country's first officially acknowledged outbreak of Covid-19, as the impoverished nation scrambles to address what state media has described as a "major national emergency."

Buffalo shooter's prior threat, hospital stay face scrutiny

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white gunman accused of committing a racist massacre at a Buffalo supermarket made threatening comments that brought police to his high school last spring, but he was never charged with a crime and had no further contact with law enforcement after his release from a hospital, officials said.

Sydney mayor stabbed during home invasion was a victim of mistaken identity, police say

Hawkesbury council’s Liberal mayor Patrick Conolly was injured in the early hours of Monday morning when six men broke into his house

Buffalo shooting suspect planned to continue rampage down street, police say

The 18-year-old suspected shooter accused of storming a Buffalo supermarket Saturday and killing 10 and injuring three others, planned to continue his bloody rampage down the street before he was stopped, police said.

Factbox: Companies that are selling their businesses in Russia

Some Western companies have agreed to sell their Russian assets or hand them over to local managers as they scramble to comply with sanctions over the Ukraine conflict and deal with threats from the Kremlin that foreign-owned assets may be seized.

Parishioners subdue gunman in fatal California church attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before a pastor hit the gunman on the head with a chair and parishioners hog-tied him with electrical cords.

McDonald's to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

McDonald's said Monday that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people, making it the latest major Western corporation to exit Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February.

Dinesh Pandey Somap-Saamag CEO Link to Sri Lanka Military

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Ukrainian troops reach Russian border near Kharkiv - governor

Ukraine troops counter-attacking near the north-eastern city have reached the Russian border, the regional governor says.

McDonald’s to Sell Its Russian Business After Three Decades

McDonald's said Monday that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people, making it the...

McDonald's to exit Russia after 30 years

McDonald's Corp said on Monday it had initiated a process to sell its business in Russia after 30 years of operating its restaurants in the country, following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

Eurovison in Ukraine, Mariupol?

Ukraine’s highly-favoured Kalush Orchestra won the competition on Saturday, with a record number of 439 people’s votes.

Esper admits terror plotting against Venezuela

Trump’s Secretary of Defense drops numerous confessions on coup plotting against Venezuela.

Shooting at bustling Houston flea market leaves two dead, three critically hurt

Authorities said all five apparently knew each other. There were thousands of people at the market at the time, the sheriff said.

Delhi sizzles at 49C as heatwave sweeps India

Experts say India is now recording more intense, frequent heatwaves which are also longer in duration.

Ukraine war: Sweden and Finland confirm Nato plans in historic shift

Traditionally both countries favour neutrality but the shift comes after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Four people shot near Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis

Four people were shot early Wednesday morning near the Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis.

7 people injured in shooting in Winston-Salem

Police received a shots fired notification after 7:30 p.m.

Internet troll faces trial after Capitol riot plea fizzles

A federal judge scheduled a trial next year for a far-right internet troll after the man, known to his social media followers as “Baked Alaska,” balked at pleading guilty on Wednesday to a criminal charge stemming from the U.S.

The emergency department at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater, BC will be closed for the second evening in a row due to limited staff availability.

The emergency department at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital in Clearwater will be closed for the second evening in a row due to limited staff availability.

Fired Arby’s manager admits to urinating ‘at least twice’ in milkshake mix, police say

Police would like to get in touch with customers who may have purchased a milkshake in October 2021.

Bay Area cop charged with masturbating in front of family during domestic violence call

The officer is now on administrative leave.

Ukraine: The children's camp that became an execution ground

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford investigates the killing of civilians in a summer camp in Bucha, Ukraine.

Bird flu makes jump to mammals: three baby foxes die in Michigan

Three red fox kits died from highly pathogenic avian influenza in Michigan, which is the state's first confirmation of the virus in wild mammals. The fox kits came from three separate dens in Lapeer, Macomb and St. Clair counties. 

NATO's Stoltenberg says Russia's Ukraine offensive not going to plan

Russia's offensive in Ukraine is failing and its operation in the Donbass region has stalled, NATO's secretary general said on Sunday.

Flood saves Ukrainian village from Russian occupation

The intentional flooding of a small village north of Kyiv that created a quagmire and submerged cellars and fields, but prevented a Russian attack on the capital, was worth all the sacrifice, residents said.

At least 2 dead, multiple people injured in shooting at a Texas flea market, sheriff says

A shooting at a flea market in Harris County, Texas, Sunday left multiple people injured and at least two dead, according to a tweet from the sheriff.

VIDEO: NJ police chief was passed out, pants down, on roadway in DWI arrest

Body cam footage from the April encounter involving Bordentown Police Chief Brian Pesce in Hamilton Township shows that he was sleeping on the street behind his pickup truck when officers arrived.

David Milgaard has died. Spent over 20 in prison for a murder he didn't commit.

Justice advocate David Milgaard, a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent more than two decades in prison, has died.

2 dead, 3 hurt in shooting at Houston flea market

Two people are dead and three others are hurt in a shooting at a Houston flea market on Sunday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

Indian couple Sue son and daughter in law demanding they produce a grandchild or compensate them financially

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NATO Foreign Ministers discuss Sweden, Finland membership application, reaffirm Ukraine support

NATO Foreign Ministers met in Berlin on Sunday (15 May 2022) to discuss the possible membership application of Finland and Sweden as well as to reaffirm NATO’s support for Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s brutal invasion.

The Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse of 2022 occurs tonight

The Super Flower Blood Moon, a total lunar eclipse, occurs tonight (May 15). Here's what to know and where to watch.

Multiple people shot at California church, police say

One person was killed and four are critically wounded following a shooting at a Southern California church, authorities said on Sunday.

Multiple people shot at Orange County church

Multiple people have been shot at a church in Laguna Woods in Orange County, according to sheriff's deputies.

Authorities: Multiple people shot at California church

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — Multiple people were shot Sunday at a church in Southern California, authorities said. The shooting happened at an unnamed church on the 24000 block of El Toro Road in the city of Laguna Woods, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter.

Authorities: Multiple people shot at California church

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — Multiple people were shot Sunday at a church in Southern California, authorities said. The shooting happened at an unnamed church on the 24000 block of El Toro Road in the city of Laguna Woods, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter.

A Tennessee couple woke up to find a strange dog in their bed. This is what happened.

"I roll over and me and my husband I lock eyes — and sure enough, it is not our dog," Julie Johnson said.

Multiple People Hit in Shooting at Laguna Woods Church

Multiple people were hit in a shooting at a church in the Laguna Woods area of Orange County. The suspected shooter is in custody and the gun has been...

Jason Momoa apologizes after taking photos in the Sistine Chapel | CNN

"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa took to Instagram to apologize for taking photos in the Sistine Chapel -- by posting a sweaty, shirtless workout video.

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Fetterman suffers stroke but says he's 'well on my way to a full recovery'

John Fetterman, the favorite to win Pennsylvania's Democratic US Senate contest, announced Sunday that he's recovering after a stroke.

Sheku Bayoh's sister says Scotland is a racist country

Kadi Johnson says she no longer feels safe in the country where her brother died in police custody.

Buffalo shooter targeted Black neighborhood, officials say

The white 18-year-old who shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket had researched the local demographics and arrived in the area a day in advance to conduct reconnaissance with the "express purpose" of killing as many Black people as possible, officials said Sunday.

'Hero' guard, church deacon among Buffalo shooting victims

Aaron Salter was one of 10 killed in an attack whose victims represented a cross-section of life in the predominantly Black neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York. They included a church deacon, a man at the store buying a birthday cake for his grandson and an 86-year-old who had just visited her husband at a nursing home.

2 dead, 3 hurt in shooting at Houston flea market

Two people are dead and three others are hurt in a shooting at a Houston flea market on Sunday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

Russian Volleyball Coach Accused of Racism for Calling an Opposing Black Player a "Monkey"

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Flood of weapons to Ukraine raises fear of arms smuggling

Vague U.S. assurances fuel concern about lost weapons and military equipment in Ukraine, a longtime hub of arms trafficking.

Teacher charged with sexual assaults on schoolgirls - BBC News

Muhammad Taimoor allegedly drove girls around with the intention of assaulting them, police said.

Full lunar eclipse to bring super blood Moon

The Moon will slowly darken and turn red as it falls into Earth's shadow.

AP News: US set to remove 5 groups from foreign terrorism blacklist

BERLIN (AP) — The United States is poised to remove five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list of foreign terrorist organizations , including several that once posed significant threats, killing hundreds if not thousands of people across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

AP News: Independent probe points to Israeli fire in journalist death

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Israel and the Palestinians wrangle over the investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, several independent groups have launched their own probes.

'Hero' guard, church deacon among Buffalo shooting victims

The victims of Saturday's grocery store shooting in Buffalo, New York, include retired police officer Aaron Salter

David Milgaard dead at 69 | CBC News

David Milgaard died in a Calgary hospital this weekend, a source close to the family has confirmed.

Canadian David Milgaard, who spent 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, dead at 69

David Milgaard died in a Calgary hospital this weekend, a source close to the family has confirmed.

Ukraine war latest: Sweden joining Finland in Nato membership bid - BBC News

Sweden's governing party drops its opposition to the move in the wake of Russia's war in Ukraine.

Supermarket shooter sought Black neighborhood, official says | AP News

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The white 18-year-old gunman who shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket had researched the local demographics while looking for places with a high concentration of Black residents, arriving there at least a day in advance to conduct reconnaissance, law enforcement officials said Sunday.

Sweden's ruling party backs joining NATO, paving way for bid

Sweden's ruling Social Democrats said on Sunday they backed the country joining NATO, abandoning decades of opposition in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and creating a large parliament majority in favour of membership.

Buffalo supermarket shooting: What do we know so far?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On Saturday afternoon, a white gunman in military gear attacked shoppers and workers at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing 10 people and wounding three others.

Let’s repeat history - a certain someone likes to celebrate historical dates

More than eight years after they intervened in Afghanistan to support the procommunist government, Soviet troops begin their withdrawal. The event marked the

The million US Covid dead are younger than you think.

Nearly a quarter million dead are under age 65 and Covid-19 was the leading medical cause of death among all US residents under age 55 during 2021.

Japan's Okinawa marks half century since U.S. handover as regional tensions grow.

The Japanese island chain of Okinawa marked the 50th anniversary on Sunday of the end of U.S. occupation and its return to Japan with calls for more economic growth and fewer U.S. bases despite growing worries over its proximity to an increasingly assertive China.

Israeli police beat pallbearers at journalist's funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat pallbearers at the funeral for slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, causing them to briefly drop the casket in a shocking start to a procession that turned into perhaps the largest display of Palestinian nationalism in Jerusalem in a generation.

Hong Kong's East Rail's first cross-harbour train departs - RTHK

Railway enthusiasts reported queueing all night to be part of history as the first ever service on the cross-harbour section of the MTR's East Rail Li...

Buffalo shooting: 'Bodies were everywhere'

Eyewitnesses describe shock and disbelief after a gunman shot 10 people dead in New York state.

21 people were injured in shootings in downtown Milwaukee; Mayor Johnson imposes curfew Saturday night

Eleven people are in custody, 10 guns were recovered and all the victims are expected to survive after three shootings near the Deer District and Water Street in Milwaukee following the Bucks Game 6 playoff game.

North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths

North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and high numbers of fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country's first COVID-19 outbreak.

Nepali woman’s 10th Everest climb breaks her own record

Lhakpa Sherpa of Nepal scaled Mount Everest for the 10th time on Thursday, breaking her own record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain by a female climber, her hiking company said.

Authorities say the suspected Buffalo supermarket shooter traveled from hours away

Authorities say the suspect who fatally shot 10 people and injured three others Saturday at a Buffalo supermarket in the heart of the city's Black community traveled from another New York county hours away.

10 killed, 3 wounded in racist shooting at Buffalo supermarket, officials say

A white gunman motivated by hate and dressed in tactical gear killed 10 people and wounded three others Saturday afternoon at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket,

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Ukraine's folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra captured the imagination of fans across the continent.

Finland will apply to join NATO, ditching decades of neutrality despite Russia's threats of retaliation

Finland's government announced Sunday it will apply to join NATO, ditching decades of wartime neutrality and ignoring Russian threats of possible retaliation as the Nordic country attempts to strengthen its security following the onset of the war in Ukraine.

Move out of London during Parliament renovation, Michael Gove tells peers

The levelling up secretary wants peers based outside the south of England while Parliament is renovated.

Terrorists barge inside govt office in J&K and assassinate Kashmiri Pandit

The minority community blocked national highway in protest, Jaish-e-Mohammad suspected to be involved.

Russian neighbor Finland announces it wants to join NATO

BERLIN (AP) — A senior NATO official said Sunday that Russia's military advance in Ukraine appears to be faltering and he expressed hope that Kyiv can win the war, as Russia's neighbor Finland announced it wants to join the Western military alliance.

16-year-old boy fatally shot near Chicago tourist attraction

Authorities in Chicago say a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot near “The Bean” in Millennium Park on Saturday

Sky News: Buffalo attack: At least 10 killed in 'racially-motivated' mass shooting at supermarket in New York state

"It is my sincere hope that this individual, this white supremacist who just perpetrated a hate crime on an innocent community, will spend the rest of his days behind bars," says New York Governor Kathy Hochul.

Records: 2 people in execution knew drugs hadn’t been tested

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At least two people connected to a Tennessee execution that was abruptly put on hold last month knew the night before that the lethal injection drugs the state planned to use hadn't undergone some required testing, newly released records show.

“A Catholic cardinal and others are arrested on Hong Kong security law” (NPR)

The White House and U.S. politicians join others around the world in calling for the release of a retired archbishop, singer and others in the Chinese territory.

Alibaba lays off 40% of AliExpress Russia staff amid Ukraine war

AliExpress Russia, a joint venture launched in 2019 by Alibaba and Russian partners, operates domestic and cross-border transactions.

US report details church-state collusion on Native schools

A new Interior Department report on the legacy of boarding schools for Native Americans underscores how closely the U.S.

Two more confirmed cases of monkeypox in England - BBC News

The individuals live together but are not linked to the case announced on 7 May, health agency says.

Ukraine crowned winner of 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine was crowned the winner Saturday of Eurovision Song Contest. The contest tweeted the winner.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan becomes UAE's president

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rulers in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday unanimously appointed Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the autocratic nation's president, signaling both unity and stability in this key energy-rich country that hosts Western militaries.

Britney Spears says she has lost her baby early in her pregnancy

Britney Spears made a devastating announcement Saturday.

10 people killed in racially motivated mass shooting at Buffalo grocery store, officials say

Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said that a heavily armed 18-year-old White man entered the store in a predominantly Black neighborhood and shot 13 people, including a security guard.

Texans asked to turn up thermostats after sweltering heat knocks six power plants offline

With an early-season heat wave searing much of Texas over the weekend, the nonprofit that manages power to more than 26 million customers wants them to turn up their thermostats.

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo, New York, supermarket in alleged hate crime

Reported mass shooting in upstate New York TOPS Friendly Markets

Ukraine win Eurovision with UK in second

Ukraine wins the final, followed by the UK, Spain, Sweden and then Serbia in the final.

10 dead, suspect arrested in mass shooting at supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket in what authorities called “racially motived violent extremism,” killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday before he was arrested, authorities said.

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2022

The country leapt to the top of the leaderboard as the viewer votes were announced in Turin tonight.

At least 10 killed in Buffalo, N.Y., grocery store shooting

A gunman opened fire with a rifle Saturday at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., in what authorities called a "hate crime and racially motived violent extremism." The shooter killed 10 people and wounded three others before being taken in custody, law enforcement officials said.

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

New York: at least 10 reportedly killed in Buffalo supermarket shooting | New York | The Guardian

Buffalo police said earlier Saturday afternoon that the alleged shooter was also in custody

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Meet the 100-year-old man who's worked at the same company for 84 years - CNN Video

Walter Orthmann holds the Guinness World Record for longest time spent at a single company. Just how long? 84 years. The 100-year-old Brazilian shares his advice for making your career a lifelong pursuit of happiness.

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

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Buffalo shooting: At least 10 killed in attack at supermarket in New York state

At least 10 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a supermarket in the US city of Buffalo, New York state, AP has reported.

At least 10 dead in Buffalo, N.Y., grocery store shooting, suspect in custody, police say

A gunman sporting a rifle and body armour opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Russia denies Ukraine forces damaged navy ship in Black Sea

Russia on Saturday dismissed Ukraine's claim it had damaged a modern navy logistics ship in the Black Sea and showed photos of what it said was the vessel with no signs of damage.

Reward grows to $22,500 for arrest of escaped inmate serving life for murder

A Texas inmate serving life for murder managed to break free from his shackles, overpower a bus driver and escape from custody, officials said.

At least 7 killed in Buffalo mass shooting, law enforcement sources say

At least 7 people were killed during a mass shooting in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, Saturday afternoon, law enforcement sources told NBC News.

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo, NY supermarket

At least 10 people were killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Live updates: Mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

Police have an alleged shooter in custody following what they say was a "mass shooting" at a Buffalo supermarket. Follow here for live news updates.

Relatives arrested after California three-year-old dies during ‘exorcism’

Grandfather and uncle face child abuse charges after September incident that also led to mother’s arrest

As many as 8 dead in mass shooting at upstate New York supermarket: Law enforcement source - ABC News

Reported mass shooting in upstate New York TOPS Friendly Markets

Small plane crashes on bridge near Miami, striking an SUV

A small plane has crashed on a bridge near Miami, striking an SUV and bursting into flames

India bans all wheat exports over food security risk

Move imposed with immediate effect in attempt to control prices after heatwave damages crops

Fact Check: Baby Formula Shortage Fuels Misleading Partisan Claims

Misleading partisan claims suggest President Joe Biden is responsible for the baby formula shortage. But the real cause is due to a recall and plant shutdown.

Police on the scene of "active multiple shooting" at Buffalo supermarket

Buffalo police are on the scene of an "active multiple shooting event" at the Tops Markets on Jefferson Street in Buffalo, according to a tweet from Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz.

Police on the scene of "active multiple shooting" at Buffalo supermarket

Buffalo police are on the scene of an "active multiple shooting event" at the Tops Markets on Jefferson Street in Buffalo, according to a tweet from Erie County executive Mark Poloncarz.

Florida jury finds ex-deputy who threw teen to the ground not guilty of child abuse

A Florida jury on Thursday found a former sheriff’s deputy not guilty in an incident in which he slammed a 15-year-old girl to the ground in 2019, local media reported.

Plane crashes on Haulover Beach bridge

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India bans wheat exports to try and tame prices as a scorching heatwave curtailed output

The world's second-biggest wheat producer is trying to bring down local prices.

The office spaces transforming into luxury apartments

As remote work has left many offices empty, developers are turning these spaces into private homes – hopefully reviving dying business districts as the same time.

Bethel Park police officer struck by car, driver in custody

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4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs, according to Air Force officials.

Birmingham teacher arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting four girls

28-year-old man held by West Midlands police also accused of sending indecent images of himself

Tech exec prioritizes job opening to people of color, critics argue civil rights violation

Dropbox’s Senior Director of Product Design Jasmin Friedl indicated in a post on Twitter that she was “prioritizing” people of color in her hiring practices at the company. First up, I care deeply about building teams that represent the communities we work in and the people we serve,” Friedl said in atweet explaining details about a new job opening. “I also deeply care about equity in hiring. Therefore, I choose to prioritize folks in our BIPOC and URM communities.

Putin warns Finland joining Nato would be 'mistake'

Finland and Sweden have indicated they want to become Nato members following Russia's war in Ukraine.

Coronavirus committee: Meat companies lied about impending shortage and put workers at risk

At the height of the pandemic, as the coronavirus infected tens of thousands of meat industry workers and caused hundreds to die, executives at the nation's largest meat producers were aware of the transmission risk in their plants and successfully lobbied the Trump White House and the USDA to circumvent coronavirus prevention measures and regulations, according to the latest findings of a congressional investigation.

National Zoo catches the likely flamingo-killing fox

A wild fox that is likely responsible for terrorizing and killing dozens of flamingoes at the Smithsonian National Zoo in D.C., has been caught and killed.

Sandy Hook families can resume defamation lawsuits vs InfoWars owner, attorneys say

Families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be dismissed from the InfoWars bankruptcy case, allowing them to resume their defamation lawsuits against the website's owner, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, attorneys said in court on Friday.

Russia pushed back from Kharkiv - report from front line

Correspondent Quentin Sommerville and cameraman Darren Conway are with Ukrainian troops as they advance.

17 people shot on N. Water St. Friday night, Milwaukee police say

17 people were shot on Water St. in downtown Milwaukee Friday night, according to Milwaukee Police.

Nunavut Inuit ready to forgo $2 billion to protect environment.

The Nunavut Impact Review board has recommended Baffinland's Phase 2 expansion not be be allowed to proceed, citing "the potential to result in significant adverse ecosystemic effects."

Canada Supreme Court rules extreme intoxication can be violent crime defense

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

India bans wheat exports as heat wave hurts crop, domestic prices soar

India banned wheat exports on Saturday, just days after saying it was targeting record shipments this year, as a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices soared to an all-time high.

Ukraine wins battle for city of Kharkiv – reports

Russia has failed in efforts to encircle the city of Kharkiv and is now withdrawing its troops, military observers say.

800 employees resign after company asks them to work from office

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‘Lost’ Picasso spotted in Imelda Marcos’s home after son’s election win

Artwork’s appearance fuels fears family will use return to power to further stifle efforts to recover ill-gotten wealth

Transgender medication law in Alabama blocked by judge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors.

India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect

India has prohibited wheat exports with immediate effect, the government said in a notification late on Friday, as the world's second-biggest wheat producer tries to calm local prices.

Female student in Nigeria beaten to death over ‘blasphemy’ | Nigeria

Witnesses say police failed to disperse mob of fellow students in Sokoto who set victim on fire following WhatsApp comments

ERCOT Asks Texans to Conserve Power Until 8 P.M., Through the Weekend

ERCOT asking all Texans to conserve energy through the weekend as we head into potentially record heat.

2 face criminal charges over balloon pollution in Biscayne Bay; could face time in prison

The decision to use dozens of balloons to decorate a yacht during a recent marriage proposal in Miami turned out to be really costly for a group of people. The lesson authorities want the public to learn: It’s a crime to dispose of balloons in Biscayne Bay.

Delaware State University intends to file a formal DOJ complaint over traffic stop they believe was racially motivated

Delaware State University intends to file a formal complaint with the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division regarding allegations the women's lacrosse team was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Georgia.

Sexual harassment investigation launched into 3 middle schoolers' wrong use of pronouns

KIEL, Wis. (WLUK) — An investigation was launched into three middle school students in Wisconsin accused of calling classmates by their wrong pronouns. The school district has filed a Title IX complaint against the Kiel Middle School students, accusing them of sexual harassment for using incorrect pronouns when addressing another student. Caption: WLUK.

Here's the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy

The world got a look Thursday at the first wild but fuzzy image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.

‘Devastating’: 91% of reefs surveyed on Great Barrier Reef affected by coral bleaching in 2022 | Great Barrier Reef

Report reveals extent of sixth mass bleaching event with worst-affected reefs between Cape Tribulation and Whitsundays

Brittney Griner's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by a month, Russian state news reports

A Russian court has extended the pretrial detention of US basketball star Brittney Griner -- held since February on accusations of drug smuggling -- by another month, Russian state news agency TASS reported Friday.

Randy Weaver, participant in Ruby Ridge standoff, dies at 74

Randy Weaver has died at the age of 74

Manhunt continues in TX - Gonzalo Lopez is an escaped murderer with cartel ties

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Celebrity endorsers keep quiet as cryptocurrency market appears to crash

In a flashy advertising campaign for Crypto.com, Hollywood star Matt Damon told potential cryptocurrency investors that “fortune favors the brave.” But after

Pregnant woman shot dead in car, newborn in critical condition: Baltimore police

Baltimore police are searching for the gunmen who killed a pregnant woman, leaving her newborn in the hospital in critical condition.

US condemns Israel’s attack on Shireen Abu Aqleh’s funeral

Antony Blinken says US ‘deeply troubled’ after police stormed procession for Palestinian American journalist

Dallas salon shooting linked to other shootings at Asian businesses, police investigate as hate crime

A shooting at a Dallas hair salon that injured three women of Korean descent may be part of a string of shootings targeting Asian businesses, police said Friday

Driver shoots 2 in Alexandria carjacking, killing 1

One person is dead and another is hurt after they were shot by the owner of a car they tried steal at an Alexandria, Virginia, gas station.

Driver Shoots 2 Carjacking Suspects in Alexandria, Killing 1

One person is dead and another is injured after they were shot by a car owner they attempted to carjack.

Huntsville International Airport becomes first commercial airport allowed to land a space vehicle

Governor Kay Ivey said this approval is another major step taken by the state of Alabama.

Texas Supreme Court Rules Parents of Transgender Children Can Be Investigated for Abuse

After a pause on investigations of families seeking gender-affirming care for their transgender children, the Texas Supreme Court said the state's child protective services investigations can continue while an appeals process plays out on the merits of the case.

Robert McFarlane, national security adviser involved in Iran-Contra affair, dies at 84

Former White House national security adviser Robert C. McFarlane, a top aide to President Ronald Reagan, has died.

‘Tremors’ Star Fred Ward Has Passed Away at 79

We've learned the incredibly sad news this morning (via NPR) that actor Fred Ward has passed away at the age of 79, the actor of course beloved by horror

Ukraine war: UK adds Putin's former wife to sanctions list

Both Vladimir Putin's former wife and his alleged current girlfriend are sanctioned over the war in Ukraine.

Kiel middle schoolers investigated over use of pronouns

KIEL, Wis. (WLUK) -- An investigation into three Kiel Middle School students has been launched. The school district has filed a Title IX complaint against the students, accusing them of sexual harassment for using incorrect pronouns when addressing another student.

Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume

The Sandy Hook families’ lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting in Connecticut a hoax appear poised to resume soon

Vatican number two says giving Ukraine weapons legitimate, with conditions

The Vatican's number two said on Friday that supplying weapons to Ukraine to help it defend itself against Russian aggression is morally legitimate under certain conditions, citing the Catholic Church's teaching on "just war".

China voices discontent with EU-Japan position on Senkaku islands

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday that a joint EU-Japan statement that mentioned a territorial dispute between China and Japan was an attempt to smear China and interfere in its internal affairs.

Supreme Court restores Calgary man's acquittal for attacking woman while high on magic mushrooms

A Calgary man who broke into the home of a university professor and attacked her with a broom handle has seen his acquittal reinstated after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled the defence of self-induced extreme intoxication is available in cases of violence.

Passengers on German train overpower knife attacker

BERLIN (AP) — An off-duty police officer and two other passengers on a regional train in Germany overpowered a Iraq-born man who wounded five people including the officer with a knife on Friday, authorities said.

RaDonda Vaught sentenced to three years probation on a diverted sentence, could wipe record clean

RaDonda Vaught was sentenced Friday to serve three years probation for her involvement in the death of a Nashville woman five years ago.

Moon goes blood red this weekend: 'Eclipse for the Americas'

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend, providing longer than usual thrills for stargazers across North and South America. The celestial action unfolds Sunday night into early Monday morning, with the moon bathed in the reflected red and orange hues of Earth’s sunsets and sunrises for about 1 1/2 hours, one of the longest totalities of the decade.

Female student killed by mob at Nigeria school over blasphemy claims

A female student in northern Nigeria was killed by a mob who stoned, beat and set fire to her for allegedly posting a blasphemous statement against the Prophet Mohammed, according to police.

FOX 11 Los Angeles: 2 maintenance workers die after fentanyl exposure at downtown LA apartment complex.

Two maintenance workers are dead after police believe they may have been exposed to fentanyl at a downtown Los Angeles apartment complex.

Siemens to halt operations in Russia

Siemens will quit the Russian market due to the war in Ukraine, it said on Thursday.

Apple’s Corporate Workers Help the Mounting Union Effort

The solidarity movement has helped give tools and support as the company's retail employees organize.

Mom suing TikTok after 10-year-old daughter dies from dangerous "Blackout Challenge"

Tawainna Anderson said in December 2021 that her daughter Nylah was rushed to the hospital after attempting the challenge, which encourages users to choke themselves.

Toddler weighing under 10 pounds dies; parents arrested

The parents of a 2-year-old Florida girl who died weighing less than 10 pounds are accused of negligent child abuse

Texas Supreme Court allows investigations into families of transgender teens to continue

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World equities rise on bounce in U.S., European markets

Global shares rose on Friday and investor sentiment stabilized after a volatile week of trading, helping to push up stock indexes in the United States and Europe.

Ohio newspaper, Scioto Valley Guardian, receives purported suicide note from missing woman whose remains were found this week.

Scioto Valley Guardian

Randy Weaver dead at 74

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Randy Weaver, patriarch of a family that was involved in an 11-day Idaho standoff with federal agents 30 years ago that left three people dead and helped spark the growth of anti-government extremists, has died at the age of 74.

Texas Supreme Court allows state to resume some abuse investigations into gender-confirming care for transgender youth

Texas Supreme Court allows state to resume some abuse investigations into gender-confirming care for transgender youth

Brittney Griner's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by a month, Russian state news reports

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Russia takes losses in failed river crossing, officials say

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia suffered heavy losses when Ukrainian forces destroyed the pontoon bridge enemy troops were using to try to cross a river in the east, Ukrainian and British officials said in another sign of Moscow's struggle to salvage a war gone awry .

Federal operation nabs nearly 43,000 illegal gun silencers shipped from China

Operation Silent Night has led to the arrest of felons and domestic extremists who were found with illegal firearm silencers bought from China, officials say.

California just ran on 100% renewable energy, but fossil fuels aren't fading away yet.

California broke its record for renewable energy when solar and wind provided enough to meet all consumer demand. At the time, natural gas power plants were still on, a necessity for the grid.

Germany: Over 300 far-right extremists at security agencies

Germany's government says it has identified more than 300 employees of national and state military, police and security agencies with links to far-right extremists or similar movements

First Russian soldier goes on trial in Ukraine for war crimes

Vadim Shysimarin accused of killing civilian on 28 February while fighting in Sumy region in north-east Ukraine

Israeli police beat mourners with batons at funeral procession for veteran journalist

Mourners flocked to Jerusalem's streets on Friday to attend the burial of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot dead on Wednesday while reporting on a military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, and were met with violence by Israeli police as they tried to carry the coffin on foot. The funeral was taking place a day after a memorial procession that brought thousands to the West Bank city of Ramallah.

'Amelia Baca was executed:' Baca family, attorneys demand murder charge in police killing

"You can't walk up to someone's front door when they're having a mental health crisis... and shoot them after yelling at them for 38 seconds," the family's lawyer said.

Thousands mourn slain journalist as Palestinians call for accountability

Thousands of mourners gathered in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday to mourn slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, as the Palestinian Authority vowed to take the case to the International Criminal Court.

Denver Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested, faces charge of criminal tampering with domestic violence enhancer

Broncos receiver Jerry Jeudy was arrested Thursday afternoon by the Arapahoe County (Colorado) Sheriff's Department and is facing a charge of second-degree criminal tampering with a domestic violence enhancer, a misdemeanor.

UAE's long-ailing leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has died

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' long-ailing ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, died Friday, the government's state-run news agency announced in a brief statement.

Asians feel least included in the workplace out of all racial groups, new report says

Around the world, Asian employees feel the least included in the workplace compared to other demographic groups, according to a survey of 10,000 people

Conservative parents take aim at library apps meant to expand access to books

E-reader apps that expand access to books for students are now under fire by conservative parents in a culture war over book bans in schools.

Manhunt underway after convicted murderer escapes after allegedly attacking officer driving prison bus

A convicted murderer is on the run in Leon County, Texas, after fleeing a prison transportation bus after he assaulted a corrections officer, officials said Thursday.

US oil refineries spewing cancer-causing benzene into communities, report finds

Analysis shows alarming level of benzene at fence-line of facilities in Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Indiana and US Virgin Islands

Family of Abducted Girl Claims Inaction of Dallas Police & Mavs in Sex Trafficking Case

“The American Airlines Center (and the Dallas Mavericks) are grateful that the teenager has been found.'' - A statement from the Mavs.

“Shot fired outside mayor’s house, search for new police chief recommended” (WPXI)

No synopsis available.

GALLERY: A look at the severe weather that rolled through Siouxland on May 12

Siouxland saw a line of storms roll through Thursday and plenty of communities saw large dust clouds in the area.

'Like an inferno:' US West burning at furious pace so far

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires are on a furious pace early this year — from a California hilltop where mansions with multimillion-dollar Pacific Ocean views were torched to remote New Mexico mountains charred by a month-old monster blaze.

Give us a grandchild or $650,000, say Indian couple suing son | India

Parents lament pilot son ‘still not planning a baby’ after six years of marriage and demand compensation for exhausting their savings on him

Man escapes from Mariupol, Ukraine by walking 140 miles with 100 lb bag through warzone

When Russian soldiers started going from house to house shooting people, Igor Pedin set off with his dog Zhu-Zhu to Zaporizhzhia

City of Ferris will offer free healthcare to all its residents

It’s not government healthcare. People won’t be asked anything about insurance or income. It’s the first municipality in Texas, and maybe the nation, to figure out a way to help get every resident medical attention at no cost to them.

North Korea announces first Covid deaths amid 'explosive' outbreak

North Korea has announced an "explosive" Covid-19 outbreak that has likely killed six people and infected more than 350,000, according to state media, prompting fears of an impending and deadly crisis in the isolated and impoverished nation.

Investigation finds burial sites at 53 federal Indian boarding schools

The Department of the Interior found that the children died in the custody of the schools.

2 arrested after 1 killed, 16 hurt at outdoor Dallas concert

Police say two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting that killed one person and injured 16 others at an outdoor concert in Dallas last month

At least 11 dead after suspected migrant boat capsizes near Puerto Rico

Over 30 people were rescued.

An off-duty officer put his knee on a 12-year-old girl’s neck to break up a school fight. The girl is now being charged

Back in March, an off-duty police officer was seen on video putting his knee on the neck of a 12-year-old girl in Kenosha, Wisconsin, for more than 20 seconds in an attempt to break up a school fight.

Boris Johnson orders cuts to around 90,000 civil service jobs

Boris Johnson wants staffing to return to 2016 levels to free up cash to address the cost of living.

Norm Macdonald left an hour of new material behind for one last special

Late comedian Norm Macdonald has left audiences an opportunity to hear him tell a few more jokes.

LA Resident Physicians Threaten To Strike Over Low Wages

The unionized health workers have until the end of May to vote on a strike.

Woman in Texas allegedly steals 52-foot yacht and takes it for a ride, police say

Renee Waguespack, 45, is accused of stealing a 52-foot yacht that wasn't hers and sailing it off the waters of Galveston, Texas, police say.

US secretly issued subpoena to access Guardian reporter’s phone records

Newspaper decries ‘egregious’ move by DoJ to obtain details of Stephanie Kirchgaessner as part of investigation into media leaks

Human Remains Found in SC Suspected To Be 2009 Missing Teen Brittanee Drexel

Authorities say human remains were found during a search in a wooded area of Georgetown County on Wednesday and Thursday. Caption: Authorities are conducting a search in a wooded area of Georgetown County on Thursday morning. (WCIV) Law enforcement officials have not yet identified the remains or said for whom authorities were searching at the property, which is located near theHarmony Township subdivision.

'Evil genius' may have caused Terra and Luna cryptocurrencies to crash in a 'death spiral'

The devastating effects of the crash of crypto "stablecoins" Terra and Luna are being felt by many but their crash may have been orchestrated in one massive piece of ethically questionable trading.

Turmoil and panic in crypto market as ‘stablecoin’ slump prompts wider collapse

The near-total crash of terra has fuelled real panic that the crypto sector may face existential problems

Users in Texas, Illinois can no longer use certain filters on Instagram and Facebook

Meta turned off AR filters in the two states after they accused the company of misusing facial recognition technology.

Police: Woman fatally shoots her 2 kids, self in Oregon

Police in Oregon say a mother in the midst of a bitter custody dispute fatally shot her children ages 6 and 8 before killing herself

N.J. teacher's aide charged after he's accused of 'viciously' assaulting 7-year-old student with autism

A teacher's aide at a north New Jersey school has been charged after he was accused of assaulting a 7-year-old student with autism. Corey D.

UN to set up inquiry into possible Russian war crimes in Ukraine

The U.N. Human Rights Council passed a resolution on Thursday to set up an investigation into possible war crimes by Russian troops in the Kyiv area and beyond, a move that Russia said amounted to political score-settling.

Twitter fires two executives, adding to Elon Musk buyout turmoil

Social media company said it dismissed two senior managers and will freeze most hiring.

$20K reward offered in search for gunmen in deadly Philadelphia gas station ambush

A $20,000 reward is being offered in the search for a pair of gunmen caught on security video apparently stalking and fatally shooting a 30-year-old man in Philadelphia.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed by Senate for a second term

The Senate on Thursday voted to give Powell a second four-year run at the central bank's helm.

Murder suspect in 1996 California cold case arrested in Austin

No synopsis available.

Louisiana State Troopers Charged in Beating of Black Man

Troopers Jacob Brown, Dakota DeMoss and George “Kam” Harper were charged last week in the 2020 arrest of Antonio Harris.

Wife filled husband’s phone with child porn in attempt to get custody of children, Oklahoma police say

No synopsis available.

Thieves start fire inside South Florida Target as a diversion so they could shoplift, police say

Authorities in South Florida are searching for multiple suspects after they started a fire inside a Target store as a diversion in order to shoplift merchandise.

Amid drought, California desalination project at crossroads

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For more than two decades, California's Orange County has debated whether to build a seaside plant to convert the Pacific Ocean's salt water into drinking water in hopes of buffering against droughts like the one now gripping the nation's most populous state.

Meme mania returns. GameStop and AMC soar

Apes of Reddit, rejoice! Shares of meme stock darling GameStop soared more than 20% at one point in midday trading Thursday and were halted several times for volatility. But there was no news to justify or explain the big pop.

2 companies bid $315M to develop wind power off Carolinas

The U.S. Department of the Interior says two energy companies bid a combined $315 million in an auction for the rights to produce power from wind energy in two areas off the coasts of North Carolina and South Carolina

Church linked to San Jose kidnapping also tied to apparent exorcism death of 3-year-old girl

Disturbing details have come to light regarding a San Jose church where an alleged exorcism claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl.

Police search for gunman who shot three Korean women at Texas hair salon

A search is underway for a suspect who opened fire at a Dallas hair salon, and injured three Korean women inside before fleeing Wednesday, police say.

Free internet for 48 million U.S. households under plan announced by White House

No synopsis available.

Finland’s leaders call for NATO membership ‘without delay’

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s leaders said Thursday they’re in favor of rapidly applying for NATO membership, paving the way for a historic expansion of the alliance that could deal a serious blow to Russia as its military struggles with its war in Ukraine .

Scientists grow plants in lunar dirt, next stop moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time, scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts. Researchers had no idea if anything would sprout in the harsh moon dirt and wanted to see if it could be used to grow food by the next generation of lunar explorers.

Spain to ease abortion limits for over-16s and allow menstrual leave

Parental permission to end for terminations and up to five days’ leave a month for painful periods

Several World Cup hotels in Qatar don’t welcome gay people (translation in comments)

Flera VM-hotell i Qatar vill inte ha homosexuella gäster. Det gör Svenska fotbollförbundets generalsekreterare Håkan Sjöstrand upprörd. – Helt oacceptabelt, säger han – och lovar att ta upp det på ett möte med Fifa och VM-arrangörerna.

Gay high schooler says he's 'being silenced' by Florida's LGBTQ law

Florida high school senior Zander Moricz was called into his principal’s office last week.

Ukraine conflict: Russian soldiers seen shooting dead unarmed civilians

The incident, captured on video seen by the BBC, is being investigated as a suspected war crime.

Prosecutor on his honeymoon is gunned down by hit men on jet skis

Authorities believe the brazen killing of Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci at a resort in Colombia was related to his work investigating “international terrorism.”

Sherpa woman (Lakpa Sherpa) climbs Everest for 10th time, breaks own record

A Nepali Sherpa broke her own record as the most successful female climber of Mount Everest by reaching the summit of the world’s highest peak Thursday

CRYPTO WORLD: Bitcoin drops below $27,000 level as crypto sell-off continues

The price of bitcoin briefly turned positive on Wednesday after falling below the $30,000 for the second time this week.

Climate change to make droughts longer, more common, says UN

The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warned in a report Wednesday.

Moss Bluff man sentenced to 40 years for rape of 13-year-old

Constance raped the 13-year-old girl in 2018.

U.S. groups urge social media companies to fight 'Big Lie," election disinformation

Social media companies including Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and TikTok must act now to blunt the effect of false information - including Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that his 2020 defeat was the result of fraud - in this year's U.S. midterm congressional elections, rights groups said on Thursday.

Arrest Made in Balloon Littering Investigation at Coconut Grove Marina

Several boaters were caught on camera popping balloons and letting the trash fall into the water near a Coconut Grove marina in Miami-Dade County.

Canada and Mexico prepare to accept Americans seeking abortions

If the US supreme court does vote to overthrow Roe v Wade, many Americans in need of surgical abortions could be forced to travel to Canada or Mexico

Naomi Judd died of self-inflicted firearm wound, Ashley Judd reveals

Ashley Judd and her family wanted the world to hear from them how Naomi Judd died.

Russian troops on CCTV killing Ukrainian civilians

The incident, captured on video seen by the BBC, is being investigated as a suspected war crime.

Delaware AG asks for federal civil rights review after Del. State bus incident : NPR

The team's bus was headed northbound on Interstate 95 in Liberty County, Ga., on April 20 after playing games in Georgia and Florida.

Biden administration cancels Alaska oil and gas lease sale

The Interior Department's decision to not move forward with the lease sale comes as gas prices soar.

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Yellowstone

There were no reports of damage or injuries.

Anonymous donor clears student debt of Wiley College graduates in Texas

Students graduating from a historically Black college in East Texas were told at their commencement ceremony that an anonymous donor had paid their balances.

Andy Dick Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Battery

Comedian Andy Dick was arrested Wednesday at a campground in Orange County, California, on suspicion of sexual battery, authorities said.

Greece bans LGBTQ conversion therapy

Greece on Wednesday banned conversion therapy for minors, a practice aimed at suppressing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity and which the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community worldwide, as well as health experts, have condemned as harmful.

Russia vows response as Finland seeks NATO membership

Finland said on Thursday it would apply to join NATO "without delay", with Sweden expected to follow suit, suggesting Russia's invasion of Ukraine will bring about the very expansion of the Western military alliance that Vladimir Putin aimed to prevent.

North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea imposed a nationwide lockdown Thursday to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak after holding for more than two years to a widely doubted claim of a perfect record keeping out the virus that has spread to nearly every place in the world.

IVF treatment faces ‘clear and present danger’ from US anti-abortion effort | US news

Warning from reproductive rights advocate comes as US states pass or debate legislation that would give full rights to embryos

United States passes one million Covid deaths

It's the highest total in the world - but the WHO thinks the true death toll may be higher elsewhere.

North Korea reports first COVID outbreak since pandemic began | Coronavirus pandemic News

Kim Jong Un calls nationwide lockdown to tackle ‘malicious’ virus after BA.2 sub-variant detected in Pyongyang.

Kyiv: Video shows Russian soldiers killing 2 civilians before they ransack a business

CNN has obtained surveillance video showing two men being shot in the back, in an incident now being investigated as a war crime by Ukrainian prosecutors.

Finland's leaders in favor of applying for NATO membership

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's president and prime minister said Thursday they’re in favor of applying for NATO membership, paving the way for the alliance to expand amid Russia’s war in Ukraine .

Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to overturn sex trafficking conviction - but has maximum sentence cut by 10 years

The 60-year-old British socialite - who was convicted of recruiting girls for Jeffrey Epstein to abuse - still faces a possible 55-year prison term when she is sentenced in June after losing her latest legal challenge.

Finland is going to apply for NATO membership

No synopsis available.

U.S. surpassed a record 100,000 drug overdoses in 2021

Experts believe the COVID-19 pandemic is in part to blame for the increase in drug use, particularly one type of drug.

17 years ago today, Leeroy Jenkins meme was born

Who was Leeroy Jenkins, and why do so many people just yell his name?

Two educators, MNPD officer, facing sexual abuse charges

A Metro Nashville police officer and two teachers are facing several sexual misconduct allegations after an 18-year-old teenager reported abuse in January of this year.

US finds 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions, but officials expect that figure to grow exponentially as research continues.

Russia demands formal Polish apology for Warsaw anti-war protest

Russia on Wednesday demanded a formal apology from Poland and threatened possible future reprisals for a protest in which Moscow's ambassador to Warsaw was doused with red paint.

Researchers Pinpoint Reason Infants Die From SIDS

Researchers from The Children's Hospital Westmead in Sydney, Australia released a study that confirmed not only how infants die from sudden infant death syndrome, but why. 

Fragment of the asteroid that hit Earth and killed off the dinosaurs may have been found in amber

A unique fossil site in North Dakota reveals -- in jaw-dropping detail -- the last day of the dinosaur era.

Dallas police investigating shooting of 3 Korean women at hair salon

Three women in Dallas were shot Wednesday afternoon after a suspect opened fire at a hair salon located in the city’s Koreatown, a historically Asian district.

Disney's streaming growth counters Netflix dip, yet inflation looms

Walt Disney Co eased concerns on Wednesday about the future of streaming video by picking up 7.9 million new Disney+ customers, although the company warned supply chain disruptions and rising wages could pressure finances.

Couple wakes up to find strange dog sleeping with them in their bed

Jimmy Johnson opened his eyes and didn't recognize the dog sleeping in their bed in Polk County, Tennessee.

Orange County brush fire: Multiple homes on fire as Laguna Niguel brush fire grows in size, approaches more residential areas

Several homes overlooking the ocean in Laguna Niguel are now engulfed in flames as a fast-moving brush fire is spreading rapidly amid strong winds.

Charlotte's Atrium Health doubles its size with latest merger

Atrium Health announced Wednesday it’s merging with Midwest-based Advocate Aurora Health. The combined systems will be headquartered in Charlotte and will operate 67 hospitals across Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin, according to a news release.

Fed’s Neel Kashkari confident inflation can come down, but not without some pain

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Monday he's confident inflation will come back to normal, though he added it will take longer than he expected.

The Black Dahlia Murder frontman Trevor Strnad dead at 41 | Louder

The Black Dahlia singer Trevor Strnad has died, the band confirm

Burial sites found at 53 Native American boarding schools: Interior Dept

An Interior Department investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools in the United States has found "marked or unmarked burial sites" at some 53 schools, Secretary Deb Haaland said on Wednesday.

Bay Area startup offers $800-a-month bunk bed 'pods' in shared home

Blackout curtains are provided at the end of each pod for privacy.

‘Devastating’: 91% of reefs surveyed on Great Barrier Reef affected by coral bleaching in 2022

Report reveals extent of sixth mass bleaching event with worst-affected reefs between Cape Tribulation and Whitsundays

US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

Inflation may be soaring, supply chains are snarled and the coronavirus just won’t go away

Court: California's under-21 gun sales ban unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday that California’s ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults under 21 is unconstitutional. In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S.

U.S. Senate fails to pass abortion rights bill, leaving future of Roe v. Wade bleak - National | Globalnews.ca

Republicans were united against giving Democrats any support, while one Democratic senator said they would also not vote for the House-approved bill.

Trevor Strand vocalist of The Black Dahlia Murder has died age 41


Nearly $1 billion settlement announced in deadly Surfside condo collapse

A nearly $1 billion settlement was unexpectedly announced Wednesday in deadly Surfside condo collapse

UK strikes new security agreement with Sweden and Finland

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said he had agreed new deals with Sweden and Finland to bolster European security, pledging to support both countries' armed forces should they come under attack.

Senate blocks bill to keep abortion legal nationwide ahead of Roe decision

The Senate is set to vote Wednesday on advancing a Democratic-led bill that would enshrine broad protections for legal abortion nationwide.

Massive New Mexico blaze races closer to rural resort towns

The largest wildfire burning in the United States is heading toward mountain resort towns in northern New Mexico

Settlement reached in claim Liberty University hid rapes, punished victims

After a year in national headlines for allegations of covering up rape, punishing victims, and using the "Liberty Way" to silence accusers, a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Liberty University. All but two of the 20 women— known as the Jane Does— settled their lawsuit against Liberty. "The case is now settled," said Jack Larkin, the attorney for the accusers. RELATED: 'Weaponization of the Liberty Way:' LU punishes women reporting sex assaults, lawsuit says.

Formula maker: 'This is a crisis. We can't flip a switch and make a lot more formula'

Laura Modi is fielding dozens of emails, calls, and texts daily from anxious parents asking about how they can get baby formula.

An Arizona man who killed a college student has died by lethal injection in the state’s first execution since 2014

An Arizona man who killed a college student has died by lethal injection in the state’s first execution since 2014

Sheriff claims deputies didn’t search lacrosse team’s personal items, body camera shows otherwise

An incident that involved players from a university’s lacrosse team and deputies in Georgia remains under investigation.

Coinbase plunges to new lows as cryptocurrency skepticism spreads

Shares dropped 23% to $56.04 in New York on Wednesday, a far cry from its first-day closing price of $328.28 last April.

AP News: US finds 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions so far, but officials say that figure could grow exponentially as research continues.

US identifies more than 50 Native American boarding school burial sites

First-of-its-kind study establishes 408 federal schools as officials say number of children who died could be in the tens of thousands

Man died of heart attack while digging hole to bury woman he had just killed, South Carolina police say

No synopsis available.

Britain pledges to come to Sweden's aid if attacked

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Britain pledged to come to Sweden's aid if the country came under attack, with Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Magdalena Andersson signing a security assurance deal outside Stockholm on Wednesday.

Gun homicides spiked 35% during the first year of the pandemic, CDC says

Bitcoin tumbles to 11-month low before bounding above $31,000

The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value fell as much as 6.2 percent to $29,085 on Wednesday.

India relaxes environment rules for coal mines, citing heatwave

India has relaxed environmental compliance rules for coal mines seeking to ramp up production as power outages exacerbate a sweltering heatwave, a government notice showed.

New York judge lifts civil contempt finding against Trump, orders him to pay $110,000 in fines

A New York judge on Wednesday lifted the civil contempt finding against former President Donald Trump, assuming certain conditions are met, and ordered him to pay $110,000 in fines.

Miami-Dade police investigating after video shows boat crew popping balloons into water

Detectives with the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Illegal Dumping Unit are investigating after video surfaced this week of a boat crew popping balloons while on the vessel, authorities confirmed to Local 10 News on Wednesday.

In 2021, US drug overdose deaths hit highest level on record, CDC data shows

Drug overdoses in the United States were deadlier than ever in 2021, according to provisional data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

US inflation dips from 4-decade high but still causing pain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation slowed in April after seven months of relentless gains, a tentative sign that price increases may be peaking while still imposing a financial strain on American households.

Plunge in Crypto-Mining Stocks Deepens as Bitcoin Slumps

No synopsis available.

US inflation slows in April after seven months of gains

While it may be a sign that prices have peaked, Americans are still heavily burdened by the ballooning cost of living.

Arizona inmate Clarence Dixon set to be executed for 1978 murder of ASU student Deana Bowdoin

The last execution in Arizona was in 2014, when Joseph Wood ​was given a two-drug combination over two hours in an execution that his lawyers said was botched.

Jewish passengers accuse Lufthansa of discrimination for flight ban

Lufthansa says it is reviewing an airport incident in which workers appeared to single out Jews based on appearance and names.

Farmers in the Plains are in 'dire straits' due to drought, wildfire conditions

Even with a few recent rains, much of the Great Plains are in a drought. Wildfires have swept across the grasslands and farmers are worried about how they’ll make it through the growing season.

US overdose deaths hit record 107,000 last year, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation's escalating overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Wednesday.

City employee fired gun over 20 times after Iowa juvenile refused to perform sex act

Police say he shot more than 20 rounds toward the Raccoon River.

Florida students win yearbook flap over "Don't Say Gay" bill

Students at a central Florida high school are declaring victory after taking their protest to their school board over plans to censor a yearbook page showing a student walkout against the state's so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law

Republican senator compares women to sea turtles and eagles in anti-abortion speech

Steve Daines made the remarks on the floor of the US Senate

Los Angeles residents advised to cut shower time by four minutes as drought worsens

Outdoor garden watering also reduced from three days to two from 1 June

Boris Johnson: UK guarantees the safety of Sweden and Finland

Ennen vierailua on valmisteltu yhdessä Suomen kanssa julkilausumaa, jossa Britannia lupaa poliittista tukea Suomelle Nato-ratifiointiprosessin aikana.

BLM co-founder admits she held parties at mansion bought with donor funds

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors admitted in an Associated Press interview she spent overnights and hosted multiple personal events at the group’s controversial Malibu mansion. Cullors’sstatements come after she claimed to have “never misappropriated funds” related to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation’s (BLMGNF) purchase of a $6 million Malibu home with donor funds.

Inflation barreled ahead at 8.3% in April from a year ago, remaining near 40-year highs

Inflation as gauged by the consumer price index was expected to rise 8% year-over-year in April, according to Dow Jones estimates

Amazon pulls sexually explicit childrenswear from its Canadian site following complaint | CBC News

Amazon has pulled several children’s clothing items displaying the sexually explicit message "I love c--k" from its Canadian e-commerce website, following a CBC News investigation.

Pussy Riot band member Maria Alyokhina escapes Russia dressed as food courier after criticising Putin

In 2012, Pussy Riot came to the attention of Russian authorities after staging a protest inside a Moscow cathedral. Maria Alyokhina was arrested but she has continued to oppose the Russian president.

SC man suffers heart attack, dies while burying body of murdered wife: Officials

A man from a small town in South Carolina died of a heart attack while burying the body of his wife he had strangled inside of their home, according to officials in Edgefield County. Augusta, Georgia-based ABC affiliate WJBF reportsthat the body of Joseph McKinnon, 60, was found in his Trenton yard Saturday morning. Officials responded to the scene and found a second body -- that of 65-year-old Patricia Dent -- in a freshly dug pit.

French citizen jailed for a month, not provided interpreter after refusing to get off plane at CVG Airport Later involuntarily committed to state hospital

A French citizen was jailed for a month, then involuntarily committed after her Feb. 24 arrest at CVG Airport. According to police, Fatoumata Camara was arrested after refusing to deboard a plane. Authorities didn't provide her an interpreter. She spoke limited English.

Thailand to give away one million free cannabis plants, minister says

The Thai government will distribute one million free cannabis plants to households across the nation in June to mark a new rule allowing people to grow cannabis at home, its health minister has said.

US agency to release report on Indigenous boarding schools

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department says it will release a report Wednesday that will begin to uncover the truth about the federal government's past oversight of Native American boarding schools.

Soldier dies after being attacked by bear on base in Alaska

Officials say it happened during a training exercise. They're still looking for the bear.

Palestinian-American journalist fatally shot during Israeli raid in West Bank

Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering Israeli raids in Jenin in the occupied West Bank for Al Jazeera.

Ukrainians stop Russian gas at one hub, make gains in east

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine stopped the flow of Russian natural gas on Wednesday through a hub that feeds European homes and stoves, while Kyiv’s military claimed it made some gains in grinding battles near a key northeastern city.

Russia faces economic collapse, leaked forecasts show

Russia’s economy has plunged into its worst crisis for almost three decades as the country is battered by Western sanctions, a leaked copy of the Kremlin’s own forecasts shows.

Gun homicides spiked 35% during the first year of the pandemic, CDC says

Russian forces pushed out north of Kharkiv

Several villages around the key north-eastern city are back in Ukrainian hands, say officials.

Yearbooks on hold over photos of students protesting Florida law limiting LGBTQ classroom instruction

Yearbooks at a central Florida high school won’t be distributed until images of students holding rainbow flags and a “love is love” sign while protesting the state’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law can be covered up.

Ukraine war: Putin preparing for long haul, US intelligence says

The US National Intelligence director warns the Russian president could turn to "more drastic means".

Saudi Aramco surpasses Apple; is now world’s most valued company

Riyadh: The market value of Saudi Arabia’s Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, has surpassed the American company

A passenger with no flying experience landed a plane in a Florida airport after the pilot became incapacitated

A passenger with no flying experience safely landed a private plane in a Florida airport Tuesday afternoon, May 10, when the pilot became incapacitated.

US Soldier Killed in Bear Mauling at Alaskan Base

A soldier at JBER has died while training after sustaining injuries from a bear attack.

‘Vinyl Me, Please’ plans to open a new big Audiophile-Grade Vinyl Pressing Plant in Denver.

Vinyl Me, Please is thrilled to announce that they will be opening a new audiophile-grade pressing plant in Denver.  Located in the RiNo district just across from music venue Mission Ballroom, the new space is a sprawling 14,000 square foot complex. The new plant is scheduled to open by the end of 2022 for production, tours…

Al-Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — A journalist for Al-Jazeera was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster blamed Israeli forces, who said they were investigating the incident.

US House passage of Ukrainian aid sends "a clear, bipartisan message" of support, says White House

The US House of Representatives passing a bill to send $40 billion in additional aid to Ukraine sends “a clear, bipartisan message to Ukraine, to Russia, and to the world that the United States stands with the people of Ukraine as they defend their democracy against Russian aggression,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Tuesday.

Israeli forces shoot dead Al Jazeera journalist

Israeli forces shot Shireen Abu Akleh in the head while she was on assignment in Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

U.S. House of Representatives passes $40 billion bill to bolster Ukraine against Russian invasion

The U.S. House of Representatives approved more than $40 billion more aid for Ukraine on Tuesday, as Congress races to keep military aid flowing and boost the government in Kyiv as it grapples with the Russian invasion.

Startup offers $800-a-month bunk bed 'pods' in Bay Area home

Blackout curtains are provided at the end of each pod for privacy.

Los Angeles mother charged with killing 3 young children

The mother of three children who were found dead at their Los Angeles home over the weekend has been charged with murder

Parents of six-year-old marathoner reveal child protective services visit

The Kentucky parents who drew backlash for running a marathon with their six-year-old son said that child protective services made an unannounced visit

US national intelligence director says Putin is preparing for a protracted conflict. Here's what we know

The US intelligence community believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is likely to become “more unpredictable and escalatory” in the coming months, the nation’s director of national intelligence told Congress on Tuesday. 

Bill Gates says he has COVID, experiencing mild symptoms

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms

Russia pummels port of Odesa in attempt to disrupt supplies

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pummeled the vital port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to disrupt supply lines and Western weapons shipments as Ukraine’s foreign minister appeared to suggest the country could expand its war aims.

Vermont man accused of killing mom, grandfather in attempt to get millions in inheritance

A 28-year-old Vermont man is accused of killing his grandfather to obtain trust fund money and later killing his mother while they were at sea for an alleged

Tesla recalls 130K vehicles; touch screens can go blank

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Economist Lisa Cook to become first Black woman on Fed board

Cook’s confirmation comes as the Federal Reserve is trying to slash inflation and stabilize a recovery that serves all Americans.

Family of 6-year-old who ran marathon visited by child protective services, parents speak out

The parents of a 6-year-old marathoner are speaking out after they say child protective services paid their family an unannounced visit.

Woman fatally struck by Florida train, 63rd death linked to high-speed rail

The Brightline train has the worst per-mile fatality rate in the nation, according to an AP analysis that began in 2019.

North Arkansas authorities investigate guide services after hiking death near Buffalo National River

Authorities in north Arkansas, including the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, are investigating illegal guide services along the Buffalo National River (BNR) after a hiker from Springfield, Mo., died from a fall in the Indian Creek drainage of the Buffalo National River.

Man charged for running international fencing operation out of San Francisco boba shop

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces major bust in international fencing operation allegedly being run out of a boba shop.

Senators quickly pass bill to expand security for families of Supreme Court justices

Members of the US Senate passed a bipartisan bill Monday that would expand security protection to the immediate family members of Supreme Court justices, following recent protests at some justices' homes.

US firearm homicides hit highest rate in decades in 2020: CDC

Rate was highest since 1994, US public health agency says, with 79 percent of all homicides in 2020 linked to guns.

US intelligence officials warn China is 'working hard' to be able to take over Taiwan militarily

The US intelligence community believes that China is actively attempting to build a military capable of taking over Taiwan -- even in the face of US support for the island, top US intelligence officials told Congress Tuesday.

Minnesota woman accused of abandoning newborns charged with murder

Jennifer Lynn Matter abandoned her two infants in 1999 and 2003.

Appian soars after winning $2.04 bln verdict against Pegasystems

Appian Corp shares soared and Pegasystems Inc shares tumbled on Tuesday after a Virginia jury ordered Pegasystems to pay its software rival $2.04 billion in damages for misappropriating trade secrets.

Jurors in 'Fitbit murder' trial convict man of killing wife

A Connecticut man has been convicted of murder in the 2015 killing of his wife in a case built partly on evidence provided by her Fitbit exercise activity tracker

Pro-choice group claims arson attack on Wisconsin anti-abortion office

Madison police investigate attack on Wisconsin Family Action after claim by group calling itself Jane’s revenge

'Succession' star glues hand to Starbucks counter in protest

"Succession" actor and activist James Cromwell glued his hand to a midtown Manhattan Starbucks counter to protest the coffee chain’s extra charge for plant-based milk.

Airman allegedly told he needed a ‘white complexion’ for special duty assignment

A White technical sergeant allegedly told a Black senior airman that “the Air Force is looking for somebody of white complexion.”

Daylight Anti-Semitic Beatdown Sends Jewish Man to NYC Hospital

Police say a violent attack in Brooklyn hospitalized a 32-year-old man wearing traditional Jewish clothing Friday afternoon. The victim was approached by an...

Climate: World getting ‘measurably closer’ to 1.5-degree threshold

There is a 50:50 chance of average global temperature reaching 1.5 degrees Celcius above pre-industrial levels in the next five years, and the likelihood is increasing with time, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Tuesday in Geneva.  |

Fifa: EA Sports to break away from football body

Electronic Arts will instead produce new football games under the banner EA Sports FC.

Mike Tyson won't face charges in altercation with JetBlue passenger, district attorney says

A California district attorney on Tuesday declined to file charges against Mike Tyson after the former heavyweight boxing champion was recorded on video in a

Celebrity chef Mario Batali found not guilty of indecent assault, battery

Celebrity chef Mario Batali was being tried for a 2017 incident in Boston.

US has the highest rate of gun-related deaths in more than 25 years, new CDC data shows

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Apple has discontinued the iPod, 20 years after it was released

The iPod, the first MP3 player that could hold 1,000 songs and had a 10-hour battery life, transformed how we listen to music.The US tech giant said its iconic music player had now been made redundant by phones that could also play music.

The volunteer pilots resupplying Ukrainian hospitals

The pilots from Germany are flying medical supplies to the Ukraine-Poland border and helping refugees.

Tech workers and Opera Singers unionize

News and inspiration for worker power in the tech industry

South Carolina marks Confederate Memorial Day on Tuesday

South Carolina will close state offices on Tuesday to mark Confederate Memorial Day.

Missing Detroit Zoo wallaby joey likely snatched from above

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How Low Could BTC & ETH Go?

As the crypto markets continue to slide, Valkyrie Co-founder & CIO Steven McClurg discusses the potential bottoms for BTC and ETH, citing the impact of the Fed's half-point interest rate hike. Plus, reactions to UST stablecoin briefly losing its peg to the U.S. dollar and Valkyrie's Bitcoin Futures ETF securing SEC approval.

Two slain in Mexico are the latest in unrelenting slaughter of journalists

The president has been accused of failing to address the wave of violence and has been incessant with his attacks on reporters

Fugitive inmate captured after manhunt, ex-jail officer dead

A former Alabama jail official on the run with a murder suspect she was accused of helping escape shot and killed herself Monday as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a week of searching, officials said.

Israel: Turkish flight aborted as passengers get plane crash pics

The Turkish plane was about to take off from Israel when passengers' phones were sent the images.

U.S. retail gasoline prices hit new record, as refiners struggle to meet demand

Retail gasoline prices in the United States rose on Tuesday and hit another all-time record, surpassing one set in March, as global refineries grappled with a bottleneck that has sent prices soaring ahead of driving season.

Florida school yearbook on hold over student protest photos

Hundreds of students at a central Florida high school were told they won’t get their yearbooks until they're censored

Kentucky man, 22, shoots mom after dispute over Xbox controller on Mother’s Day, officials say

A Kentucky man has been arrested after shooting his mother on Mother’s Day following a dispute over an Xbox controller he gave her as a gift, officials say.

Elderly Man Shot and Killed After Being Harassed by a Group of Teens

An elderly man is dead after police said he was shot following harassment from teens in north Houston Monday.

Russia fires barrage of hypersonic missiles at Odesa after celebrating patriotic holiday

A roundup of events on Day 76 of Russia's invasion of Ukraine: Ukraine's vital Black Sea port of Odesa came under repeated missile attack; the UN estimates the civilian death toll is much higher than records show; and the bodies of 44 civilians have been found in the rubble of a destroyed building.

Gulf Clan drug cartel shuts down towns in Colombia, threatens residents after leader Otoniel is extradited to U.S.

Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, also known as Otoniel, is "the most dangerous drug trafficker in the world," Colombia's president said,

Queen Elizabeth pulls out of parliament opening because of 'mobility problems'

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will not carry out the opening of parliament on Tuesday as the 96-year-old monarch has had a recurrence of mobility issues, Buckingham Palace said on Monday, the latest event she will not attend because of her health.

Ex-Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, family flee to naval base, protests erupt: Report

Mahinda Rajapaksa, 76, resigned as prime minister on Monday amid unprecedented economic turmoil, hours after his supporters attacked anti-government protesters.

Ukraine's Economy to Shrink 30% This Year Due to War

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Elon Musk fears for life after Russian threat

The founder of Tesla and SpaceX has issued a post on his recently acquired Twitter platform warning that he may be targeted for his anti-Putin stance.

Lithuania recognises war in Ukraine as genocide, Russia as terrorist state

On Tuesday, the Lithuanian parliament voted unanimously to recognise Russia’s war against Ukraine as genocide.

Queen Elizabeth pulls out of parliament opening because of 'mobility problems'

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will not carry out the opening of parliament on Tuesday as the 96-year-old monarch has had a recurrence of mobility issues, Buckingham Palace said on Monday, the latest event she will not attend because of her health.

U.S. retail gasoline prices hit new record, as refiners struggle to meet demand

Retail gasoline prices in the United States rose on Tuesday and hit another all-time record, surpassing one set in March, as global refineries grappled with a…

China to ban minors from tipping livestreamers, watching after 10 p.m - CNBC news

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Atleast 43 dead in Ecuador prison riots; 108 on the run, 112 recaptured

Ecuador is battling a wave of deadly gang violence and has seen its worst prison riots in history.

Sri Lanka: Protesters torch leaders' homes in night of unrest

Angry mobs burnt down homes belonging to the Rajapaksa family and MPs after clashes with government supporters.

What was the True Color of Dinosaurs?

In the last few decades, there has been no animal that has experienced a more radical change than non-bird dinosaurs. Thought to have nothing

Chaired by Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE Cabinet approves housing loan financing programme worth AED 11.5 billion

ABU DHABI, 9th May, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the UAE Cabinet meeting, which was held at Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi. The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al...

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui among 4 Indians honoured with Pulitzer Prize

Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave from the Reuters news agency won the award for "images of Covid's toll in India that balanced intimacy and devastation, while offering viewers a heightened sense of place".

Andy Warhol 'Marilyn' sells for $195 million, most ever for U.S. artist

The painting, "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," was created by Warhol in 1964. It, along with the 35 other lots in the sale, was consigned by the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation in Zurich.

'Sextortionists' are increasingly targeting young men for money. The outcome can be deadly.

Internet blackmailers are increasingly duping young men and boys into sending them sexually explicit content online by posing as young girls on social media

COP 15 begins in Abidjan with focus on tackling desertification

Lockheed Martin tests new hypersonic weapon concept for DARPA

Lockheed Martin tested a hypersonic weapon prototype for the U.S. military's DARPA that flew at 5 times the speed of sound.

Bored Man Accidentally Sets 30 Cars on Fire in Henan

The man may be facing serious prison time.

Warhol's Marilyn Monroe painting sold for record-breaking $195m

The record-breaking sum is the highest ever paid for either an American or 20th Century work of art.

CORONER: Vicky White dead after pursuit in Evansville

Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear confirms with Eyewitness News that 56-year-old Vicky White has died. He tells us she died shortly after 7 p.m. Monday evening.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr out with COVID-19, Brown steps in

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday evening and will be replaced by associate head coach Mike Brown on the bench for Golden State in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Marcos rule to return to Philippines after election landslide

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the Philippines dictator deposed in a 1986 popular uprising, won a presidential election by a huge margin on Monday, according to unofficial results, marking a stunning comeback for the country's most famous political dynasty.

'Humiliating process' | DSU president issues statement following women's lacrosse bus stop in Georgia

On Monday, Delaware State University President Tony Allen issued a statement in response to an April 20, 2022, incident where the DSU Women's Lacrosse Team was pulled over by Georgia

More homebuyers opt for adjustable-rate mortgages. Are they worth the risk?

Amid rising interest rates and record home prices, more homebuyers are opting for adjustable-rate mortgages. Are they worth the risk?

Bitcoin tumbles more than 50% below its all-time high as crypto plunges again

So much for bitcoin being digital gold.

Lufthansa accused of antisemitism for banning over 100 Jews from boarding a flight

Staff prevents a large group of ultra-Orthodox Jews from the United States from boarding a connecting flight to Hungary as a collective punishment after two passengers refused to wear masks

Missing Alabama inmate, corrections officer in custody in Indiana after chase

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Casey and Vicky White, wanted in Alabama prison escape, caught in Evansville

The investigation into the escape of inmate Casey White and disappearance of corrections officer Vicky White has drawn national headlines.

Archaeological Survey of India's Rakhigarhi dig site throws up complex Harappan-era city, drainage, jewellery

New findings at the pre-Harappan era site at Haryana’s Rakhigarhi has indicated the presence of industrial society, replete with a planned city with a complex street system on raised platforms, and houses with extensive layouts, and a drainage system, the Archaeological Survey of India has said. Ahead of the closure of this year’s season of excavations, officials said, DNA

Alabama murder suspect, former corrections officer in custody after chase in Indiana ends in crash

A capital murder suspect and a corrections officer who allegedly helped him escape from an Alabama jail last month are in custody, authorities said Monday.

Escaped inmate, jail employee apprehended in Indiana

Murder suspect Casey White, 38, and Lauderdale County Assistant Director of Corrections Vicky White, 56, have been missing since April 29.

Del. State Univ. president ‘incensed’ over Georgia police drug search of lacrosse team bus

The women’s team was on its way home from playing games in Florida and Georgia when the bus was stopped. Officers ransacked their luggage but found nothing illegal.

Tech giants lost more than $1 trillion in value in the last three trading days

The biggest names of the technology industry are becoming more affordable as investors take account of the latest U.S. central bank decision.

Casey White, Vicky White captured in Evansville after pursuit and crash: Sheriff's Office Adam Kight

Security camera footage at a business in Evansville, Indiana, shows a man who investigators believe may be Casey White, one of two people involved in a national manhunt out of

Casey White, Vicky White captured in Evansville after pursuit and crash: Sheriff's Office

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office says Alabama fugitives Casey White and Vicky White have been captured in Evansville.

Casey White manhunt ends in Indiana, accomplice Vicky White hospitalized, police say

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Amazon fires two employees tied to Staten Island union effort

Amazon recently fired two employees involved in the organizing effort at a Staten Island warehouse, where workers voted in the company's first U.S. union.

Tech giants lost more than $1 trillion in value in the last three trading days

The biggest names of the technology industry are becoming more affordable as investors take account of the latest U.S. central bank decision.

More New Mexico residents warned they may need to flee fire

Firefighters in New Mexico’s Rocky Mountain foothills are preparing to excavate new firebreaks and clear brush that can serve as tinder to create more defensive lines

40% of bitcoin investors are now underwater, new data shows

Bitcoin is off nearly 55% from its November peak, and 40% of holders are now underwater on their investments, according to new data from Glassnode.

New charges filed against missing former Alabama corrections officer Vicky White

New charges have been filed against former Alabama corrections officer Vicky White in relation to the escape of Casey White, an inmate facing murder charges, the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department said.

Pulitzer Prizes award Washington Post for Jan. 6 coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism Monday for its coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, an attack on democracy that was a shocking start to a tumultuous year that also saw the end of the United States’ longest war, in Afghanistan.

Nick Cave announces death of son, Jethro, aged 30

The musician issued a brief statement asking for privacy after his son, a model and actor, dies.

Yellen says financial system working well despite 'potential for continued volatility'

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen believes the U.S. financial system is in working order, but wouldn't be surprised to see market volatility linger.

War must stay contained, says Chinese leader

Russian artillery is continuing to pound the Donbas with battles around Rubizhne and Bilohorivka.

Adreian Payne, first-round pick in 2014 NBA draft, dies at 31 in Florida shooting

Adreian Payne, the former NBA first-round draft pick whose friendship with a young cancer patient during his senior season at Michigan State University made

Wall Street's losses worsen as markets tumble worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is tumbling toward its lowest point in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about China’s economy pile on top of markets already battered by rising interest rates.

Mother arrested after 3 children found dead inside Southern California home

A Southern California mother has been arrested after three children were found dead inside a San Fernando Valley home Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. 

Majority-Black town reaches agreement with Tennessee to avoid state takeover

The town of Mason, Tennessee, and the NAACP reached an agreement this week with the Tennessee Comptroller's Office to settle a lawsuit filed after the state attempted to gain financial control of the majority-Black town.

Putin tries to justify Ukraine invasion; Russian forces continue to storm Mariupol steel plant

Russia's Putin has attempted to justify his unprecedented invasion of Ukraine on "Victory Day" — a key event on the country's calendar.

'A tragedy': Closure of 150-year-old college underscores toll of ransomware attacks

Lincoln College is scheduled to close its doors Friday, becoming the first U.S. institution of higher learning to shut down in part due to a ransomware attack.

Queen hands over to Charles for State Opening of Parliament

It will be the first time she has missed the event since 1963, with Prince Charles standing in for her.

Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin apparently threatens Elon Musk

Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin has apparently threatened Elon Musk, but the SpaceX founder and CEO doesn't seem too bothered.

Ex-sheriff’s deputy accused of crashing weddings, stealing card boxes with at least $3K each

A former Arizona sheriff’s deputy has been arrested, accused of crashing random weddings and dashing out with wedding card boxes holding thousands of dollars.

Exclusive: Germany prepares crisis plan for abrupt end to Russian gas

German officials are quietly preparing for any sudden halt in Russian gas supplies with an emergency package that could include taking control of critical firms, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Wordle Aborts Fetus

The Times says it tried to switch the word for as many users as possible, apparently in response to the supreme court’s draft Roe v Wade ruling

More human remains found at Lake Mead as reservoir's water level plunges

More human remains were found at Lake Mead over the weekend, days after a body was found in a barrel.

Fire season drives demand for July 4 drone shows to replace fireworks

When the Caldor Fire raced toward the southern shore of Lake Tahoe last year, its 100-foot (30-meter) flames spread across the tree canopy. Miles away, towns on the north shore took notice.

Mother Arrested for Death of 3 Children in Tragic Mother’s Day Triple Homicide

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a tragic triple homicide in West Hills Sunday morning, with three victims between 8 and 12 years old.

Putin speaks at Victory Day parade on Moscow's Red Square

Following are quotes from a televised speech on Monday by President Vladimir Putin at Moscow's annual Victory Day parade on Red Square, translated from Russian to English by Reuters:

Russian ambassador doused with red paint by protesters in Poland

Sergei Andreev was laying flowers at the Soviet Military Cemetery when he was hit with paint resembling blood.

Sheriff's office releases video of shark-infested waters off Florida coast, warns of "dangers below the water"

"It's important to be aware of the dangers below the water as well as above," the sheriff's office wrote.

Skinheads allegedly killed his son in prison. Is the government accountable?

Frustrated by a lack of information, Matthew Phillips’ parents have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the U.S. government of wrongful death and negligence.

White House says internet providers to discount fee for poor

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to low-income Americans, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.

Burned to Death in a Prison Cell - After years of warnings about broken fire alarms, two men have now died in blazes at Texas prisons.

After years of warnings about broken fire alarms, two men have now died in blazes at Texas prisons.

Animal experiment law breaches rise in Northern Ireland

Breaches include failures to provide animals with food and water while in small cages.

Cambridge, England student wins seat on City Council

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Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint

Protesters have thrown red paint on the Russian ambassador as he arrived at a cemetery in Warsaw to pay respects to Red Army soldiers who died during World War II

Alabama ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth takes effect

An Alabama law that makes it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical treatment to transgender youth went into effect on Sunday while a federal judge weighs whether to grant a motion to put a temporary hold on it.

Sri Lanka: Gov’t supporters attack protesters, demolish tents

Troops deployed and indefinite curfew imposed after government supporters attack protesters camped outside PM’s office.

U.S. intel helped Ukraine sink Russian flagship Moskva, officials say

Intelligence shared by the U.S. helped Ukraine sink the Russian flagship Moskva, American officials said. Ukraine sank the ship with Neptune missiles.

The AP Interview: BLM’s Patrisse Cullors denies wrongdoing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No, insists Patrisse Cullors, former leader of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation: Despite allegations of financial improprieties, neither she nor anyone else in leadership misused millions of dollars in donations.

More people now incorrectly blame Asian Americans for Covid than at height of pandemic

More Americans are now blaming Asian Americans for Covid-19 than at the height of the pandemic in 2021, according to a report released Wednesday by Asian Americ

More guns are being stolen out of cars in alarming trend across the nation

More guns are being stolen out of vehicles in many U.S. cities, according to a new data analysis, which was first obtained and independently verified by NBC New

Afghan women deplore Taliban’s new order to cover faces in public

In their latest decree, the Taliban say it is ‘required for all respectable Afghan women to wear a hijab’.

Barclays avoids almost £2bn in tax via Luxembourg scheme

Exclusive: Arrangement has allowed bank to earn billions of pounds nearly tax-free for over 12 years

There are only 10 of the world's smallest marine mammal left in the world

The world's smallest marine mammal is so critically endangered that there are only about 10 left in its sole habitat of Mexico's Gulf of California. But that may not yet spell doom for the vaquita porpoise, according to new research.

Anonymous donor pays tab for East Texas college graduates

Officials at Wiley College in East Texas say students graduating from the historically Black college were told at their commencement ceremony that an anonymous donor had paid their balances

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies

Halima Cisse’s nonuplets all ‘doing well so far’ after delivery by caesarean section at Moroccan hospital

China says it carried out drills near Taiwan

China's armed forces carried out another round of drills near Taiwan last week to improve joint combat operations, the People's Liberation Army said on Monday, after the Chinese-claimed island reported a spike in activity.

Sri Lankan prime minister heckled by protesters as crisis deepens

It was Prime Minister Rajapaksa’s first outing since protests erupted amid the country’s worst-ever economic crisis.

AZ water future uncertain as leaders deal with severe shortages on Colorado River

Arizona will have to learn to live with less water from the Colorado River.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signs law adding criminal penalties to abortion pill distribution via mail

The bill adds criminal penalties to abortion bill dispensation through telehealth or mail distribution means.

Putin’s actions in Ukraine bring shame on Russia, says G7

Statement to mark 77th anniversary of end of second world war condemns ‘an attack on feeding the world’

British Virgin Islands politicians close ranks to resist London rule

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Dreadlocks, wigs & braids approved for use in Anguilla’s schools

Afro-Anguillan students will no longer be penalised by their schools for wearing natural protective hairstyles like dreadlocks, braids and cornrows as the Ministry of Education has updated the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School National Code of D

US unveils new sanctions on Russia, targeting services, media and defense industry

New measures are primarily intended to close loopholes in existing sanctions and to tighten the noose around Russian economy

California Targets Loud Exhaust With Sound Activated Camera Enforcement

 Six California cities may take part in the automated enforcement pilot program aimed at curbing noise pollution.

Grand jury indicts man accused in Brooklyn subway mass shooting

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U.S. adds cryptocurrency mixer Blender to sanctions list over alleged North Korea links

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Blender, accusing it of being involved in one of the largest cryptocurrency heists on record and being used by North Korea, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

American woman stricken at Bahamas resort now hospitalized in Miami, official says

An American woman hospitalized on Friday in the Bahamas, where three other Americans died of unknown causes at a Sandals resort, has since left the country and is now being treated at a hospital in Miami, Royal Bahamas Police Force Commissioner Paul Rolle said.

Bitcoin drops below $35,000 over the weekend, extending Friday’s losses

Bitcoin declined to $34,661.02 on Sunday, according to Coin Metrics, following a major stock sell-off in the U.S. last week.

New York governor Kathy Hochul tests positive for COVID-19

New York governor Kathy Hochul tested positive for COVID-19, she announced on Twitter Sunday afternoon. "Today I tested positive for COVID-19," Hochul wrote. "T

Office of anti-abortion organization in Wisconsin targeted in arson attack, police say

The office of a conservative political organization that lobbies against abortion rights was vandalized and damaged by fire on Sunday morning in Madison, Wisconsin, in what police are investigating as arson.

G7 leaders pledge further economic isolation of Russia

The Group of Seven leaders said in a joint statement on Sunday that they will reinforce Russia's economic isolation and "elevate" a campaign against Russian elites who support President Vladimir Putin.

U.S. imposes sanctions on 27 Gazprombank executives, Russian TV stations

The United States on Sunday unveiled sanctions against three Russian television stations, banned Americans from providing accounting and consulting services to Russians, and sanctioned executives from Gazprombank to punish Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine.

400 Bulletproof vests destined for Ukraine stolen from NYC nonprofit organization

About 400 bulletproof vests destined for Ukraine were stolen from a New York City nonprofit organization that’s been leading an effort to collect and ship tactical gear to people in the warzone, police said.

Ukraine war: Russia accused of targeting hospitals in 'terror bombing' campaign

Russia has been accused of waging psychological warfare against the Ukrainian people by targeting hospitals, as Sky News analysis shows that almost 60% of attacks on healthcare facilities worldwide this year have been carried out by Russian forces.

Massachusetts High School junior prom ends early due to students yelling racial slur while song was playing

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Utilities push back against growth of rooftop solar panels

Rooftop solar is key to fighting climate change, advocates say. But utilities disagree on how much they should pay for it.

There's a 1,000-pound great white shark swimming near the Jersey shore

A massive great white shark has been recorded swimming off the New Jersey shore.

Dennis Waterman: Minder and New Tricks star dies aged 74

The British star was known for his roles in TV shows including Minder, New Tricks and The Sweeney.

Rare case of monkeypox reported in England, UKHSA says

A rare case of monkeypox has been diagnosed in a patient in England, the UK Health Security Agency said in a statement Saturday.

Nepali Sherpa breaks his own record again by scaling Everest 26 times, official says

A Nepali sherpa scaled Mount Everest for a record 26th time, beating his own previous record set last year, a government official said on Sunday.

Trudeau makes surprise visit to Kyiv as Russia readies ‘Victory Day’ show

During the visit, he is expected to meet in person with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as Ukrainian forces continue to push back Russian soldiers.

Woman says Rajasthan minister’s son raped her several times in Jaipur and Delhi

An FIR registered in New Delhi says the accused, who befriended the 23-year-old woman first on Facebook, raped her on multiple occasions between January 8, 2021 and April 17 this year.

Indiana man charged with murder advances in township race

LEBANON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man charged with murder in connection with the March death of his wife is one of three candidates who advanced in a primary election this week for a township board.

On World War Two anniversary, Zelenskiy says evil has returned

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday evil has returned to Ukraine as he gave an emotional address for Victory Day, when Europe commemorates the formal surrender of Germany to the Allies in World War Two.

Beijing loyalist John Lee will be Hong Kong’s next leader

John Lee, the only candidate for Hong Kong's top post, has been elected to be Hong Kong's next Chief Executive.

Repeated mass emperor penguin chick deaths prompt dire climate change warning

Every emperor penguin chick born in the second-largest colony in Antarctica dies for three years running, sparking a serious warning from the researchers observing them.

Ukraine war: Dozens feared dead after bomb hits school

A Ukrainian official says 60 people may be dead after an air strike on a village school in Luhansk.

Syrians in desperate need of aid hit hard by Ukraine fallout

BEIRUT (AP) — Umm Khaled hardly leaves the tent where she lives in northwest Syria, and she says she doesn’t pay attention to the news. But she knows one reason why it is getting harder and harder to feed herself and her children: Ukraine.

Tray Payne wins Lubbock mayor’s race

Here are the results for Lubbock mayor's race.

Less immigrant labor in US contributing to price hikes

Just 10 miles from the Rio Grande, Mike Helle's farm is so short of immigrant workers that he’s replaced 450 acres of labor-intensive leafy greens with crops that can be harvested by machinery. In Houston, Al Flores increased the price of his BBQ restaurant’s brisket plate because the cost of the cut doubled due to meatpacking plants’ inability to fully staff immigrant-heavy production lines.

The CDC is investigating a Covid-19 outbreak on board a Carnival cruise ship

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a recent Covid-19 outbreak on a Carnival cruise ship that docked in Seattle after a two-week voyage.

Drought expands in the Southwest, worsening the region's fire risk and water crisis

Drought conditions worsened in much of the Southwest over the past week, according to the latest update from the US Drought Monitor, deepening the region's water crisis and fueling record-setting wildfires across multiple states.

FDA chief explains why misinformation is leading cause of death in US

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Pamela Brown, FDA chief Dr. Robert Califf explains why he says the leading cause of death in the US is misinformation.

Prince Peter of Serbia renounces his rights as the future head of the Serbian dynasty

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New York subway shooting suspect indicted on terrorism charge

If convicted on the terrorism charge, James could be sentenced to life in prison.

NC officers kill man setting cars ablaze near police station

The police chief in Raleigh, North Carolina, says officers have shot and killed a man who was throwing Molotov cocktails and setting cars on fire near a police station

A $34.99 Goodwill purchase turned out to be an ancient Roman bust that's nearly 2,000 years old

A $34.99 purchase got one Texas woman an unexpected piece of art from ancient Roman times.

Pentagon will buy Ukraine laser-guided rockets, surveillance drones

The Biden administration turns to defense companies to complement the weaponry and other hardware it’s providing from U.S. stockpiles.

Rich Strike wins the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby in surprise upset

Rich Strike took the upset victory at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, piloted by Sonny Leon. The long-shot with trainer Eric R.

Sinn Fein calls for united Ireland debate after historic Northern Ireland election win: Sinn Fein wins most seats for first time

The former political wing of the IRA hailed its first election win in Northern Ireland's history as a "defining moment" for the region.

Yelp, other companies take stance on abortion rights with travel benefit

Yelp, Amazon, and Citigroup are among a small but growing number of companies rolling out policies to cover costs for American employees who need to travel out of state for an abortion.

Border Patrol agent charged in assault of juvenile in Texas – KION546

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Irish nationalist Sinn Fein earns historic Northern Ireland election win

Northern Ireland is on the cusp of having a nationalist leader for the first time in its history after Sinn Fein, once considered the political wing of the IRA, emerged as the largest party in regional elections.

Chelsea being sold to Dodgers owners for sports record $3BN

Chelsea is being sold to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly

Man arrested for opening door, walking on wing as jet taxis at O'Hare

A man opened an emergency exit of a United Airlines jet, walked onto a wing as the plane taxied at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and jumped onto the tarmac early

American country music singer, songwriter Mickey Gilley dies at 86, according to Mayor of Pasadena

American country music singer, and songwriter Mickey Gilley dies at 86.

Legendary comic book artist George Pérez dies after cancer battle

George Pérez, whose work for DC and Marvel made him one of the most iconic comic book artists of his generation, died Friday after a battle with pancreatic

St. Louis seeking to boost population with Afghan refugees

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Inamullah Niazai sits on the front porch step of his red-brick St. Louis home and smiles at the bustle of activity around him — his mother and father chatting in the front yard, his two young daughters munching chocolate ice cream bars.

NYPD investigates assault on rabbi in latest anti-Semitic incident in New York City

The New York Police Department's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an assault on a Long Island rabbi by an attacker who allegedly made anti-Semitic remarks and referenced Nazis, police said Saturday.

Northern Ireland election results: Sinn Féin wins most seats in historic election

The party has won 27 seats in the assembly election, while the most the DUP can reach is 25.

While Hermits Creek fire burns 170,000+ acres, NM braces for 100 hours of 'worst possible' fire conditions

Crews are racing to build more containment lines to prevent the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fires from spreading before the strong wind arrives.

Teachers often cancel recess as a punishment. A growing number of states want to change that.

Taking away recess to discipline elementary school students doesn’t work. Experts say it’s time to stop.

Afghanistan's Taliban order women to cover up head to toe

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public — a sharp, hard-line pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights activists and was bound to further complicate Taliban dealings with an already distrustful international community.

3 US tourists die at Bahamas hotel after falling ill, another airlifted to hospital

Three U.S. tourists have died at a resort in the Bahamas after falling ill, and another was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

Nvidia's Powerful New Chip Aims to Help AI Understand You Better

Exclusive: The new chip helps cement Nvidia's lead in technology that's revolutionizing computing challenges like language and self-driving cars.

Sinn Fein set for historic win in Northern Ireland election

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein was poised to become the largest group in the Northern Ireland Assembly for the first time, giving it the right to the post of first minister in Belfast, according to vote counting results Saturday from this week's local election.

‘Potentially historic’ wildfire event threatens New Mexico, Southwest

The entire state of New Mexico is under a red flag warning for dangerous fire conditions

All women, children and elderly evacuated from Azovstal, Ukraine's deputy PM says

All women, children and elderly people have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the southern port of Mariupol, Ukraine's deputy prime minister said on Saturday.

Deaths of 3 Americans at Sandals resort in the Bahamas are under investigation, officials say

Three Americans died of unknown causes Friday at a Sandals resort on the Bahamas' Great Exuma island, and police are investigating, officials said.

No 'practical evidence' Russia planning to use tactical nuclear weapons: CIA director - Insider Paper

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Fred Savage fired from ‘The Wonder Years’ after inappropriate conduct claims

Fred Savage was fired as executive producer and director of ABC’s “The Wonder Years” after allegations of inappropriate conduct, a spokesman for 20th Television said Friday

Monkeypox case confirmed in England

The patient is being treated at an infectious disease unit and the risk to the public is low, officials say.

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene qualified to seek re-election after eligibility challenge fails

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger accepted a judge's findings Friday and said U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified to run for re-election despite claims by a group of voters that she had engaged in insurrection. 

The two largest reservoirs in California are already at 'critically low levels' and the dry season is just starting

According to the latest report from the US Drought Monitor, two of the state's largest reservoirs — Shasta Lake and Lake Oroville — are at "critically low levels."

‘Enforced childbirth is slavery’: Margaret Atwood on the right to abortion

The US supreme court draft ruling on abortion is an assault on fundamental individual freedoms. The Handmaid’s Tale author reflects on the issues at stake

Roe v. Wade brief history from PBS News Hour

In the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the nation has had an “unbroken tradition” of criminalizing abortion. But as John Yang reports, the history is much more complicated.

‘Record after record’: Brazil’s Amazon deforestation hits April high, nearly double previous peak

Climate analysts are astounded by such a high reading during the rainy season, and is the third monthly record this year

Israel set to approve 4,000 settler units in occupied West Bank

If approved, it would be the biggest advancement of illegal settlement plans since US President Joe Biden took office.

Prominent Temple professor placed on administrative leave - WHYY

Sara Goldrick-Rab is a leading voice on college affordability. The university is reviewing complaints about her leadership.

How a priceless Roman bust ended up in a Texas thrift store

Bought for just $35 by a sharp-eyed customer, the ancient artefact is now on display in a museum.

Diplomats concerned by state of emergency in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Diplomats and rights groups expressed concern Saturday after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of eme...

UK sanctions could lead to "final destruction of bilateral ties," Russia warns British ambassador

British Ambassador to Moscow Deborah Bronnert was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday over the latest sanctions against Russia, including sanctions against the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, according to a statement from the Russian foreign ministry.

Mozilla privacy survey finds mental health and prayer apps fail privacy test pretty spectacularly

Better Stop Suicide, Pray.com and Talkspace are the worst offenders among the 32 mental health apps researchers reviewed.

NJ woman who forced daughter she fathered into child porn sentenced to 25 years in prison

Four people have been sentenced for running a pornography production company from their Franklin home where a 7-year-old child lived.

$20,000 reward offered after dolphin is harassed and dies at Tex. beach

Beachgoers pushed the animal underwater, crowded around it and placed their children on top of it “as if they were riding the dolphin,” said Heidi Whitehead, with the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

Rewards offered after dolphin 'harassed to death' on Texas beach, another impaled in Florida

Rewards are being offered in two recent deadly incidents involving dolphins — one that was “harassed to death” on a Texas beach and a second in Florida that

Kevin Samuels, YouTuber with 1.4M subscribers, has died, his mother says

Kevin Samuels, a YouTuber who became known for his controversial relationship advice, has died, his mother confirmed to NBC News.

Nine hospitalized after Texas authorities find dozens of undocumented workers in semi trailer

Nine people were treated for dehydration and scores of others fled the scene when authorities discovered up to 100 undocumented workers in the trailer of a broken-down semi in rural Texas, officials said Friday.

U.S. offers $15 mln reward for information on Conti ransomware group

The United States on Friday offered a reward of up to $15 million for information on the Russia-based Conti ransomware group, which has been blamed for cyber extortion attacks worldwide, State Department spokesman Ned Price said.

100M New Covid Infections Across US Next Fall/Winter Warns White House

America Could See 100M New Covid Infections Next Fall And Winter If Funding Isn't Approved By Congress, Warns The White House

Ethiopia war: Evidence of mass killing being burned - witnesses

Mass graves are being dug up to hide evidence of killing in western Tigray, witnesses say.

Ex-deputy accused of posing as wedding guest to steal gifts

Authorities say a retired sheriff’s deputy posed as a guest at two Phoenix-area weddings to steal boxes of cards containing thousands of dollars, and is under investigation in a series of similar crimes

Ukraine war: Russia must withdraw to pre-invasion position for a deal - Zelensky

Any deal would depend on President Putin pulling forces back to pre-invasion positions, he says.

Starbucks hit with sweeping labor complaint including over 200 alleged violations

The NLRB says Starbucks interfered with, restrained and coerced employees seeking to unionize in various ways.

School district investigating racist school project

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19-year-old could become the youngest African American law school graduate

Haley Taylor Schlitz was accepted to nine different law schools when she was only 16.

Xi Jinping sends warning to anyone who questions China's zero-Covid policy

China's top leader Xi Jinping has issued the strongest warning yet against anyone who questions the country's zero-Covid policy, as stringent, frequent lockdowns fuel public discontent and deal a devastating blow to the Chinese economy.

California prepares for energy shortfalls in hot, dry summer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California likely will have an energy shortfall equivalent to what it takes to power about 1.3 million homes when use is at its peak during the hot and dry summer months, state officials said Friday.

Moskva sinking: US gave intelligence that helped Ukraine sink Russian cruiser - reports

The Pentagon has not commented, but a spokesman said the US gave intelligence to help Ukraine's defence.

Dade Resident Accuses Georgia State Senate Candidate of Bullying; Files Formal Complaint Asking Commissioners For Help

Lookout Mountain resident Carol Dixon approached the podium during the citizen’s participation portion of Thursday night’s meeting of the Dade County Board of Commissioners. Dixon was there to lodge a formal complaint against the property owners of the farm that neighbored hers; Colton Moore and […]

Ohio Redistricting Commission resubmits maps already deemed illegal by OH supreme court

The Ohio Redistricting Commission Thursday voted to resubmit maps to the Ohio Supreme Court that the court has already rejected as illegal and unconstitutional partisan gerrymandering.

Italy orders seizure of yacht linked to Putin

The Scheherazade has been undergoing repairs and is being seized under EU sanctions.

Sheriff's official: 4 children die in Wisconsin house fire

Authorities say four children died with their pets in a house fire in a small town in east central Wisconsin

At Least 8 Killed in Explosion at Historic Hotel in Cuban Capital Havana

Others may still be trapped in the rubble and search and rescue operations are ongoing.

Complaint: 14-year-old boy lured Wisconsin girl into woods

A newly released criminal complaint says a boy accused of killing a 10-year-old girl in northwestern Wisconsin lured her off a trail by suggesting they explore the surrounding woods, and that he returned to the scene later to better hide her body

CDC investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in kids across two dozen states, including 5 deaths

The cases of severe hepatitis are across 25 states and territories.

Judge: Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified for reelection

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Georgia on Friday found that U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified to run for reelection, concluding that a group of voters who had challenged her eligibility failed to prove she engaged in insurrection after taking office.

US Embassy in Moscow warns Americans to avoid large public gatherings around Russia's Victory Day

The US Embassy in Moscow on Friday warned Americans in Russia to avoid large public gatherings around Victory Day on May 9 “given the ongoing tensions.”

Saratoga Hotel: Eight dead after huge explosion in Havana

Local officials blamed a gas leak for the explosion at the five-star Saratoga Hotel in Havana, Cuba.

Woman sentenced for sex assault in Germany after poking holes in partner's condoms

The case has made legal history, according to the judge, because the crime known as "stealthing" - where a man secretly removes the contraceptive during intercourse - was in this instance committed by a woman.

Nearly 15 million deaths directly or indirectly linked to COVID-19

Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday in new data on excess mortality attributable to the disease.  |

Car found in search for missing Alabama inmate and corrections officer

US Marshals found an orange 2007 Ford Edge associated with Vicky White and inmate Casey White in a tow lot in Williamson County, Tennessee.

Windsor man charged in RCMP terrorism probe

A Windsor man has been charged with aiding a terrorist organization after a federal investigation, police said Friday.

'Self-described incel' accused of harassing women outside OC bars; wanted for hate crimes

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of harassing women outside bars and then attacking several people.

Man who stormed Capitol in caveman costume gets prison

A New York City judge's son who stormed the U.S. Capitol wearing a furry “caveman" costume was sentenced on Friday to eight months in prison. U.S.

Powerful explosion damages hotel in Cuban capital; no immediate word on injuries

Powerful explosion damages hotel in Cuban capital; no immediate word on injuries

Arizona high school fight: Father, student arrested after large Tucson brawl

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One of Ahmaud Arbery's killers had 16 phone calls with DA before arrest, court filings say

In the weeks following the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, Greg McMichael, one of the men later convicted in Arbery's death, participated in 16 phone calls with the former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jackie Johnson, according to court documents filed in the Superior Court of Glynn County on Wednesday.

Peru’s leader and his wife investigated for allegedly plagiarizing master’s thesis

TV station finds 54% of document was apparently copied but Pedro Castillo calls accusations ‘malicious’

Germany: Woman sentenced after sabotaging partner's condoms

In what the judge described as a "historic" case, a woman has been found guilty of sexual assault after poking holes in her partner's condoms without his knowledge or consent.

Russia's Rosneft ramps up oil sales to Indian Oil in May

Russia's Rosneft sold 700,000 tonnes of Urals oil loading from Baltic ports of Primorsk and Ust-Luga in May to Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the country's top refiner, two traders familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

Shanghai Is Rewriting Chinese Censorship Amid Lockdown

Censors are cracking down on free speech online, but people are finding new ways to get around them.

Explosion at Madrid building leaves 17 hurt, 2 missing

City officials in Madrid say an explosion ripped through a four-story residential building in the center of the Spanish capital, injuring at least 17 people

San Jose Church Searched After Kidnapping Also Site of Child's Death in September

A tiny church — run out of the backroom of a home in San Jose – is being investigated in connection with two bizarre crimes – this week’s kidnapping of...

Elbert County clerk turns over voting system copies

A Colorado county clerk who made copies of voting system hard drives has turned two copies over to state officials under a judge's order.

Michigan State Police seizes voting machine as it expands investigation into potential breaches tied to 2020 election - CNNPolitics

The Michigan State Police has expanded its investigation into whether third parties gained unauthorized access to voting machine data after the 2020 election, and is now examining potential breaches in at least one new county, CNN has learned.

Russian frigate Admiral Makarov ‘on fire after being hit by Ukrainian missile’

Ship was sailing near Snake Island when hit, say reports

Former policeman is sentenced to 5 years for the rough arrest of a woman with dementia

A former Colorado police officer shown on body camera video roughly arresting a 73-year-old woman with dementia and later seen joking about it was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

Southern University cheerleader dies after alarming social media post, school says

A freshman cheerleader at Southern University and A&M College in Louisiana died this week after posting an alarming message on social media, school authorities said.

Finland will announce its NATO decision by 12th of May

Finland's President Sauli Niinistö said that he will announce his decision on potential Nato membership by 12 May.

New evidence found in Madeleine McCann case as German prosecutor is 'sure' suspect killed British girl

A German prosecutor has said he is "sure" that Madeleine McCann -- the British girl who disappeared from a resort in Portugal in 2007 at the age of three -- was killed by suspect Christian Brückner.

Job growth accelerated by 428,000 in April, more than expected as jobs picture stays strong

Nonfarm payrolls grew by 428,000 for the month, a bit above the Dow Jones estimate of 400,000. The unemployment rate was 3.6%.

U.S. police trainers with far-right ties are teaching hundreds of cops

Reuters identified five law-enforcement instructors who embrace far-right movements and espouse fringe conspiracy theories. They’ve taught hundreds of cops.

Flying insect numbers have plunged by 60% since 2004, GB survey finds | Insects

Scientists behind survey of car number plates said drop was ‘terrifying’, as life on Earth depends on insects

Facebook's Australia news ban overblocked on purpose, whistleblowers claim

A whistleblower group says Facebook deliberately overblocked a news ban affecting vital services.

Japan reopens borders to tourists from June

The country’s strict Covid-19 border rules will be gradually relaxed to align with other G7 nations

Fiji seizes $300 million superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov – CNBC news

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Austin becomes the first Texas city to experiment with “guaranteed income”

Austin joins at least 28 U.S. cities, like Los Angeles, Chicago and Pittsburgh, that have tried out some form of “guaranteed income” — financial assistance targeted at needy households.

Wisconsin woman challenges Catholic University’s ownership of ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress

The Wicked Witch of the West in “The Wizard of Oz” movie wanted the ruby slippers, but a Wisconsin woman says she wants Dorothy’s dress that was recently found at Catholic University in D.C. because it belongs to her.

‘Roe’ under threat, California leans in as abortion refuge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats have accelerated their plan to make the nation’s most populous state a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, propelled by the release this week of an early draft of a U.S.

Official: US gave intel before Ukraine sank Russian warship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it shared intelligence with Ukraine about the location of the Russian missile cruiser Moskva prior to the strike that sank the warship, an incident that was a high-profile failure for Russia's military.

Why a Jeep owner is sued after dealership employee was killed during oil change

A man who took his Jeep to a dealership for an oil change is being sued for millions of dollars after an employee died. Here's why the family is suing the owner and not the dealership.

Southeastern student abducted at gunpoint and sexually assaulted; suspect in custody, campus police say

Police say that the suspect took the victim around 8 a.m. in the area of North Oak Street and West Dakota Street and the incident was reported to campus police at 10:52 a.m.

Shanghai's exit from lockdown delayed by new COVID-19 cases

Shanghai's final exit from a punishing five-week lockdown is being delayed by COVID-19 infections persistently appearing in the community, despite China's hard-line strategy of isolating all positive cases and their

Shanghai residents turn to NFTs to record COVID-19 lockdown, combat censorship

HONG KONG: Shanghai residents are turning to the blockchain to preserve memories of the city's month-long COVID-19 lockdown, minting videos, photos and artworks capturing their ordeal as non-fungible tok

Daunte Wright's mother was approached and grabbed by police while trying to film a traffic stop

Katie Wright, the mother of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, is calling for the firing of a Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officer who she says tried to arrest her for filming a traffic stop.

Texas school board elections dominated by culture wars over race and sexuality

The rapid politicization of school board races across Texas has led to an infusion of money and personal attacks in elections that are ostensibly nonpartisan.

Inflation in Turkey soars to eye-popping near 70 percent in April

Inflation in Turkey soared to nearly 70 percent in April, official data showed Thursday, as skyrocketing prices eat away at earnings and put even basic

Hundreds of Iraqis hospitalised as thick sandstorm blankets country

Flights suspended and authorities urge people to stay indoors as fifth sandstorm in a month hits Iraq

Owner of ‘Miska,’ the notorious Bellevue cat, wins $125,000 settlement

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Watch: Governor Lamont Signs First-in-the-Nation Reproductive Rights Legislation

Press Releases 05/05/2022 Watch: Governor Lamont Signs First-in-the-Nation Reproductive Rights Legislation HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today signed

Ex-officer sentenced to 5 years in prison for violent arrest of 73-year-old woman - CBS News

The June 2020 arrest left Karen Garner with a broken arm, sprained wrist and separated shoulder.

U.S. provided intelligence that helped Ukraine sink Russian warship

The United States provided Ukraine with intelligence that helped Kyiv add: identify, attack and sink the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, the Moskva, in one of the most dramatic battlefield successes of the 71-day old war, according to people familiar with the matter.

US intelligence helped Ukraine sink Russian warship - The Washington Post

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Over 329k mines cleared in Yemen since 2018

RIYADH: The Masam project launched by Saudi Arabia has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis by clearing land mines laid by Houthi militia throughout the country. Mines and other explosive devices have killed or severely injured thousands of children, women and elderly in Yemen in recent years. According to human rights groups, Houthi fighters have laid land

Florida Deputy runs over sunbather while patrolling a beach shore in SUV

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says it's launching a ‘major’ investigation after a deputy ran over a sunbather on St. Pete Beach.

Largest US cave figures, about 1,000 years old, discovered in Alabama

Cave in northern Alabama home to carvings that experts say were probably made during the Woodland period

Alfred Baldwin, chief Watergate eavesdropper and lookout, is dead at 83

He became a key government witness in the scandal that brought down President Richard M. Nixon.

Stocks slump 3% as worries grow over higher interest rates

Stocks closed sharply lower on Wall Street as worries grow in markets that the higher interest rates the Federal Reserve is using in its fight against inflation will derail the economy

'Seemed like goodbye': Mariupol defenders make their stand

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian fighters in the tunnels underneath Mariupol’s pulverized steel plant held out against Russian troops Thursday in an increasingly desperate and perhaps doomed effort to deny Moscow what would be its biggest success of the war yet: the full capture of the strategic port city.

Karine Jean-Pierre to become White House press secretary, the first Black and out LGBTQ person in the role

Karine Jean-Pierre will become the new White House press secretary when Jen Psaki departs her role next week, President Joe Biden announced in a statement Thursday, becoming the first Black and out LGBTQ person to hold the position.

Rights groups slam Israeli ruling that allows razing of villages

Israel’s top court rejects petition against the expulsion of Palestinian residents from villages in the West Bank.

Ukraine farm thefts: Russians steal vast amounts of grain and equipment, threatening this year's harvest - CNN

Russian forces are stealing farm equipment and thousands of tons of grain from Ukrainian farmers in areas they have occupied, as well as targeting food storage sites with artillery, multiple sources have told CNN.

U.S. working on uranium strategy, should not import from Russia -Granholm

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said on Thursday that the United States was working on a strategy to ensure steady uranium supply and that the country should not be sending any more money to Russia for the nuclear reactor fuel.

Three killed in axe stabbing spree in Haredi city in central Israel

At least 4 more injured in attack carried out by 2 terrorists in predominately ultra-Orthodox Elad, on Israel's Independence Day; municipality asks residents to remain in their homes; police on hunt for car seen leaving the scene

Body Camera Video Reveals Virginia Deputies Slammed 77-Year-Old Man Into Truck, Tackled Him

Newly released body camera video reveals deputies in Warren County, Virginia, slammed a 77-year-old Ralph into a pickup truck and tackled him to the ground. He...

Escaped Alabama inmate and corrections officer had a 2-year relationship, sheriff says

The Alabama corrections officer accused of helping an inmate escape jail had a two-year relationship with him that included phone calls to his prison, officials have revealed.

DOJ Announced New Subdivision of DOJ Dedicated to Enforcing Climate Crisis and Toxic Pollution Production

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that the Justice Department is opening a new office aimed at addressing the department's environmental justice efforts.

Police officers in warren county VA tackle man causing his death. Sherif tried to cover it but body cam footage was leaked.

Newly released body camera video reveals deputies in Warren County, Virginia, slammed a 77-year-old Ralph into a pickup truck and tackled him to the ground. He...

Kenya alarm after carrier bag mistaken for stray lion

The Kenyan villagers were on alert after some of their livestock had recently gone missing.

The nationwide baby formula shortage is getting worse

At retailers across the U.S., 40% of the top-selling baby formula products were out of stock as of late last month.

Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, Ms. Pac-Man was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Sid Meier's Civilization.

Students at Emory University told to shelter in place

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials at Emory University urged people on its main campus to stay inside buildings until an all-clear is announced following earlier reports of a possible armed suspect. The guidance came in a tweet sent out around 12:45 p.m.

Dead shark found hanging from rafters at Ponte Vedra High School as Senior prank

A dead shark was found hanging from the rafters above a staircase at Ponte Vedra High School on Thursday morning, according to the St. Johns County School District.

US: Walgreens reaches $683m opioid settlement with Florida

Pharmacy chains have increasingly been targeted for allegedly lax oversight states say spurred high rates of addiction.

Ruling threatens US power as world's high-seas drug police

MIAMI (AP) — Jeffri Dávila-Reyes says he’s still mystified how he ended up serving hard time in a U.S. federal prison. His cocaine bust at sea was closer to his homeland of Costa Rica than the United States, and the few kilos of drugs he was carrying were bound for Jamaica rather than American shores.

Millions retired early during the pandemic. Many are now returning to work, new data shows.

An estimated 1.5 million retirees have re-entered the U.S. labor market over the past year, making up for most of the excess losses since February 2020, according to an analysis of Labor Department data. Retirees report going back to work due to diminishing covid concerns, more flexible work arrangements and rising costs.

Sri Lanka police tear gas student protesters outside parliament

Police fired tear gas on students attempting to storm Sri Lanka's parliament Thursday as the protesters demanded the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the country's worst-ever economic…

A 13-year-old girl in India told the police she had been gang-raped. Then a police officer allegedly raped her | CTV News

A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly gang-raped by four men in India, was allegedly raped again by a police officer after she tried to seek his help in reporting the initial attack.

Four arrested at daycare accused of dosing children to sleep

Four daycare workers are under arrest accused of dosing children in their care to sleep.

Biden administration launches plan to refill emergency oil reserve

The Biden administration plans to seek bids this fall to buy 60 million barrels of crude oil as the first step in a years-long process aimed at replenishing America's emergency oil reserve, an Energy Department official told CNN.

California declares unprecedented water restrictions amid drought

Residents have been warned to scale down their water usage this summer, as critical shortages loom.

Israeli high court has just green-lighted the largest population transfer in the history of the occupation since the early 1970s.

Land to be repurposed for military use in one of the biggest expulsion decisions since 1967 occupation

Russia rehearses May 9 Parade

Russia has held rehearsals in Red Square for the 9 May Victory Day parade in Moscow. The Kremlin has denied reports it may use the event to formally declare war on Ukraine.

AP News: Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions

JERUSALEM (AP) — If, during your travels in the Holy Land, you decide to take the next step with your Palestinian sweetheart, you should notify the Israeli military within 30 days. That's what it says on page 30 of a new 97-page policy released by COGAT, the Israeli military body in charge of civilian affairs in the occupied West Bank.

Alabama officer accused of helping inmate escape no longer employed by sheriff's office

Vicky White, 56, is wanted on a charge of permitting or facilitating the escape of inmate Casey White in Alabama on Friday.

World true pandemic death toll nearly 15 million, says WHO

These include deaths from Covid and from the indirect effects of the pandemic over two years worldwide.

Interfaith couple attacked in Telangana, man stabbed to death

Telangana interfaith couple attacked: At Hyderabad's Saroornagar, B Nagaraju, 25, and his newly-wed wife Ashrin Sultana, 23, were attacked with an iron rod, allegedly by two members of the woman’s family.

Labor productivity fell 7.5% in the first quarter, the fastest rate since 1947

Worker productivity fell to start 2022 at its fastest pace in nearly 75 years while labor costs soared.

Court in Fiji approves U.S. warrant to seize Russian-owned mega-yacht

American and Fijian officials claim the $325 million Amadea is owned by sanctioned billionaire Suleiman Kerimov.

Remarkable video obtained from Ukrainian soldier shows battle for Kyiv - CNN Video

CNN's Matt Rivers retraces how the battle around Kyiv unfolded and how Ukraine won.

Judge overseeing Chauvin civil rights case accepts plea deal

The judge overseeing the federal civil rights cases of four former Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd has accepted the terms of Derek Chauvin’s plea agreement and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison

Love letter, ID card point to Russian units that terrorised Bucha

Eyewitness testimony, discarded documents and social media posts point to the Russian soldiers and chain of command in the bloody occupation of the Ukrainian city of Bucha

Fed raises key rate by a half-point in bid to tame inflation - ABC News

The Federal Reserve intensified its fight against the worst inflation in 40 years by raising its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point — its most aggressive move since 2000 — and signaling further large rate hikes to come

The European Union aims to cut off Sberbank, Russia's largest lender, from the SWIFT international payment system as Western allies seek to further isolate Moscow from financial markets over its war in Ukraine

The European Union aims to cut off Sberbank , Russia's largest lender, from the SWIFT international payment system as Western allies seek to further isolate Moscow from financial markets over its war in Ukraine.

Ukraine repels some attacks but combat rages at steel mill

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's military said Thursday that it recaptured some areas in the south and repelled Russian attacks in the east, as a bloody battle raged at a steel mill in Mariupol where Ukrainian troops are holed up in tunnels and bunkers fending off a Russian onslaught.

4 teens accused of dragging woman to death plead not guilty - ABC News

Four teens accused in the dragging death of an elderly New Orleans woman whose arm was severed during a carjacking have pleaded not guilty

Texas student fatally stabbed at school; classmate jailed

Authorities say an 18-year-old student in Texas has died after he was stabbed during a fight at a high school and another student is in custody

Covid's toll in U.S. reaches 1 million deaths, a once unfathomable number

The U.S. on Wednesday recorded its 1 millionth Covid death, a once unthinkable toll even for the country with the world's highest recorded toll from the virus.

Sweden says it received U.S. security assurances if it hands in NATO application

Sweden has received assurances from the United States that it would receive support during the period a potential application to join NATO is processed by the 30 nations in the alliance, Foreign Minister Ann Linde said in Washington on Wednesday.

Oil giant Shell reports highest quarterly profit since 2008 on soaring commodity prices

Shell's bumper earnings echo profits seen across the oil and gas industry, even as many energy majors incur costly write-downs from exiting Russia.

House leaders stick with Rep. Cuellar despite abortion stand | AP News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Just a day after Democrats forcefully recommitted to protecting abortion rights, a U.S. House leader swooped into Texas on Wednesday to defend and stand side-by-side with Rep. Henry Cuellar, one of the last anti-abortion Democrats in Congress.

U.S. intelligence helping Ukraine kill Russian generals -NY Times

The United States has provided intelligence that has helped Ukrainian forces kill many of the Russian generals who have died in the Ukraine war, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing senior U.S. officials.

Lalitpur: Indian police allegedly raped girl who reported gang rape

The 13-year-old had gone to report the assault when she was raped by a policeman, officials say.

'We can't wait on the Supreme Court': In Louisiana, abortion could become a crime of murder

A Louisiana bill approved by a legislative committee could subject a woman and her doctor to homicide charges for performing an abortion.

Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit brought by family of fallen Marine against Alec Baldwin

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against Alec Baldwin in which the family of a Marine killed in Afghanistan claimed defamation and negligence, according to court documents.

Young Woman Rescued from Rubble in Changsha After 88 Hours

The 21-year-old woman was pulled out of the rubble in surprisingly good condition.

‘Pod living’ sees 14 people living in one home for cheaper rent

Sleeping in individual pods in a shared house could help with unaffordable rents, especially for those starting a new job or working as an intern.

Surveillance video catches man allegedly trying to abduct teen from bus stop

An Akron, Ohio man was arrested and charged with abduction and parole violation after he was caught on surveillance video allegedly attempting to kidnap a 16-year-old student on her way to school.

Major U.S. banks raise prime rate after Fed move

Major U.S. banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co , Wells Fargo Bank and Citibank have raised their prime rate to 4%, effective Thursday.

PFAS Exposure Is Linked to Liver Damage

A new meta-analysis of human and animal studies indicates that exposure to PFAS may lead to liver injury and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

LA hospital sued for racism in Black mother’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The husband of a Black woman who died hours after childbirth in 2016 sued Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday, saying she bled to death because of a culture of racism at the renowned Los Angeles medical center.

Covid's toll in the U.S. reaches a once unfathomable number: 1 million deaths

The U.S. on Wednesday recorded its 1 millionth Covid death, a once unthinkable toll even for the country with the world's highest recorded toll from the virus.

Mystery liver disease kills three more children after "unexpected significant increase" in cases reported

This severe strain of acute hepatitis has been identified in nearly 170 children across 11 countries in recent weeks.

Central African Republic: Abuses by Russia-Linked Forces | Human Rights Watch

Forces in the Central African Republic, whom witnesses identified as Russian, appear to have summarily executed, tortured, and beaten civilians since 2019.

Second Barrel in Lake Mead Discovered as Police Say Body in First Barrel Was Shot

Las Vegas police believe a body found inside a barrel on the newly exposed bottom of Lake Mead is that of a man who had been shot. the news comes as a local...

Ukraine: Russia using 'missile terrorism' in wide attacks

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Complaining that the West is "stuffing Ukraine with weapons,” Russia bombarded railroad stations and other supply-line targets across the country, as the European Union moved to further punish Moscow for the war Wednesday by proposing a ban on oil imports.

Nashville Public Library debuts limited edition 'I read banned books' library cards

The debate over banned books in school libraries and classrooms has taken place across the country, even putting Tennessee under the national spotlight. Now the Nashville Public Library wants to ensure everyone has the 'Freedom to Read'.

Congress signals openness to Turkey F-16 sale amid Ukraine cooperation

Several key lawmakers who proved instrumental in expelling Turkey from the F-35 program have cautiously signaled to Defense News that they may be inclined to allow Ankara to purchase F-16s.

Georgia high school athletic group bans transgender athletes

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'They're still coming': Cases of unusual liver damage in kids on the rise in the U.S.

Hepatitis cases causing liver damage in children are on the rise in the U.S. Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Ohio say they have treated at least six cases of severe hepatitis in previously healthy young children.

“Intuit Inc agrees to pay $141 million after reaching settlement with Attorney General” (WPXI)

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8-month-old baby dies after being left in car while father was arrested

The father's entire interaction at the police station – from entering the lobby to going to the county jail – was recorded on body camera, police said. He never mentioned that his infant daughter was in his vehicle.

Canada will ensure border officials know Americans can travel for abortion: Mendicino - National | Globalnews.ca

If a leaked draft ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court becomes a decision, Roe v. Wade could be overturned. Americans can travel to Canada for abortions as needed, officials say.

Donations to U.S. abortion rights groups, clinics surge after Supreme Court leak

Donations have flooded into abortion clinics and abortion-rights advocacy groups since the leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft ruling that showed the justices apparently poised to overturn the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

An 8-month-old died in a hot car after her father's arrest, Georgia police say

The father of an 8-month-old girl who died after she was left inside of a hot car has been charged with second-degree murder, Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials said during a news conference on Wednesday. 

5th Wave? New York COVID Hospitalizations Top 2,000, Nearly Tripling in a Month

COVID cases in New York are rising, and monoclonal antibody data suggests omicron variant BA.2.12.1 is partly fueling the spread.

Multiple people trapped and injured at scene of a partial building collapse at a former power plant in South Boston

One person has sustained life-threatening injuries and multiple people are trapped following a partial building collapse at the Edison Power Plant building in South Boston, Police Department spokesman Andre Watson said Wednesday.

EU to ban three Russian state-owned broadcasters

The European Union will ban three Russian state-owned broadcasters as part of a sixth sanctions package over Moscow's war in Ukraine, the bloc's chief executive said on Wednesday.

AP evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theater airstrike done by Russian forces.

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — She stood in just her bathrobe in the freezing basement of the Mariupol theater, coated in white plaster dust shaken loose by the explosion. Her husband tugged at her to leave and begged her to cover her eyes.

U.S. eyes emergency contraception grants if top court cuts abortion rights

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration was looking at grants to help fund expanding access to emergency contraception as a possible response if the Supreme Court overturns a 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Wednesday.

Rapper Kidd Creole sentenced to 16 years for fatal stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Kidd Creole, who was a founding member of Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for stabbing a homeless man to death on a New York City street.

A Garth Brooks show was so loud it registered as an earthquake

When Garth Brooks jumped into “Callin' Baton Rouge” during his Saturday concert at LSU, the commotion registered as a slight earthquake captured by a seismograph.

Covid's toll in the U.S. reaches a once unfathomable number: 1 million deaths

The U.S. on Wednesday recorded its 1 millionth Covid death, a once unthinkable toll even for the country with the world's highest recorded toll from the virus.

Marriott gives guest's luggage worth over $8K to alleged thief, only required to pay $500 in damages

A tourist sued a San Francisco Marriott for giving luggage to an alleged criminal, but the hotel is only required to pay $500 in damages.

Justice Department charges 12 medical professionals for allegedly fueling the opioid epidemic in Appalachian region

A 24-year-old patient died from a morphine overdose after a dentist allegedly wrote three opioid prescriptions for the patient in five days.

A lawsuit by survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre can proceed, a judge rules

An Oklahoma judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking reparations for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre can proceed, bringing new hope for justice for three centenarian survivors of the deadly racist attack.

Fed moves to raise interest rate by half a percentage point at May meeting

It's the largest hike since 2000.

Holyoke Community College opens Itsy Bitsy Child Watch Center

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A federal judge accepts Derek Chauvin's plea deal and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years

The federal judge presiding over the cases of the four Minneapolis police officers implicated in the killing of George Floyd has accepted Derek Chauvin's plea deal and will sentence him to 20 to 25 years in prison.

Police investigate possible hate crime targeting Asian American woman in Chelsea

The incident happened on April 24. One New Yorkers said the attacks feel frequent, leaving the Asian community on edge.

Levi Strauss to reimburse abortion travel for employees

Levi Strauss & Co said on Wednesday it will reimburse travel expenses for its full- and part-time employees who need to travel to another state for health care services, including abortions.

Chinese hackers took trillions in intellectual property from about 30 multinational companies

"We're talking about Blueprint diagrams of fighter jets, helicopters, and missiles," Cybereason CEO Lior Div told CBS News.

EU closes loopholes to sell arms to Russia only after public disclosure

The EU closed a loophole that allowed European countries to continue to sell weapons to Russia, despite an embargo on arms sales since 2014.

U.S. plastic recycling rate drops to close to 5% - report

The rate of plastic waste recycling in the United States fell to between 5%-6% in 2021 as some countries stopped accepting U.S. waste exports and as plastic waste generation surged to new highs, according to a report released on Wednesday.

These companies will help staff in red states bypass abortion bans

Millions of women in more than 25 states face an abortion ban if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized the procedure nationwide. For many of those women, employers' benefit packages may be the only way they can soon afford a legal abortion.

Intuit to pay $141M settlement over ‘free’ TurboTax ads

NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind the TurboTax tax-filing program will pay $141 million to customers across the United States who were deceived by misleading promises of free tax-filing services, New York's attorney general announced Wednesday.

Dallas toddler mauled by coyote on front porch, hospitalized

A 2-year-old has been hospitalized in critical condition after being mauled by a coyote Tuesday on the front porch of the child’s Dallas home, police said.

Putin puts West on notice: Moscow can terminate exports and deals

Russian President Vladimir Putin put the West on notice on Tuesday that he could terminate exports and deals, the Kremlin's toughest response yet to the sanctions burden imposed by the United States and allies over the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Covid Omicron Variant BA.2.12.1 Cases Up Nearly 100% In Past Two Weeks

Covid Omicron Variant BA.2.12.1 Spreading Quickly Across United States; Related Infections Up Nearly 100% In Past Two Weeks

The Fed is about to make history again

All eyes are on the Federal Reserve Wednesday as the central bank wraps up its latest policy meeting and is expected to raise interest rates by a half-percentage point.

Pope Francis warns pro-war Russian patriarch not to be 'Putin's altar boy'

Pope Francis warned the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, not to become "Putin's altar boy," he said in an interview this week.

EU wants to remove Russia's largest bank from SWIFT system and ban state-owned broadcasters

In addition to proposing a ban on Russian oil, the European Union is taking several other measures against Moscow over its war in Ukraine, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday.

Russia says it fires cruise missiles from submarine, warns again on NATO arms shipments

Russia said on Wednesday it had fired two Kalibr cruise missiles at Ukrainian targets from a submarine in the Black Sea and reiterated a warning that it would seek to hit shipments of NATO weapons to Ukraine.

Condors soar again over Northern California coastal redwoods

REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The endangered California condor returned to soar the skies over the state's far northern coast redwood forests on Tuesday for the first time in more than a century.

Chevron Calls to Police During Strike Prompt Pushback, Strain on Resources

The union representing refinery workers calls Chevron's police deployment a bully tactic.

Men and boys among alleged rape victims of Russian soldiers in Ukraine

UN chief on sexual violence warns dozens of cases under investigation are ‘tip of the iceberg’

Kremlin says it won't declare war on Victory Day

Ursula von der Leyen announces plans for a total ban on Russian oil imports by the end of the year.

Bose To Cease Hearing Aid Sales

Bose has eliminated its Health Division, which was working on over-the-counter hearing aids.

Journalists from multiple news outlets test positive after White House Correspondents Dinner weekend

Trevor Noah joked about the event becoming a superspreader — and now the cases are rolling in.

Dave Chappelle attacked onstage at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl

The controversial comic laughed off the incident after being tackled, and video appeared to show the person who charged him being beaten onstage.

Over 95% of the resources intended to "save" Greece ended up in the hands of national and international banks

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Andover tornado exposes modern homes as junk

Ketcham was assessed damage over the weekend for the Andover tornado. He's been performing damage surveys for over 20 years. He looks at how a structure was built and how it holds up against a storm.

Ukraine war: EU plans Russian oil ban by the end of the year in new package of sanctions | Business News

Exemptions for Hungary and Slovakia had expected to be included in the proposals because of their dependence on Russian oil, leaving the planned ban at great risk of being blocked.

Google urges court to scrap $1.6 billion EU antitrust fine

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Ukraine latest news: EU unveils plan to ban Russian oil imports - BBC News

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is announcing fresh sanctions against Russia.

Dave Chappelle tackled by man who rushed the stage at Hollywood Bowl

Comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage while he was performing at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night by a man who tackled him.

Mystery liver disease kills three more children after "unexpected significant increase" in cases reported

This severe strain of acute hepatitis has been identified in nearly 170 children across 11 countries in recent weeks.

14-year-old accused of raping Mastic Beach woman in front of daughter during home invasion

The 14-year-old, because of his juvenile status, faces a maximum of 10 years behind bars.

Water is so low in the Colorado River, feds are holding some back so one dam can keep generating power

The decision will keep more water in Lake Powell, the reservoir located at the Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona.

Russia doubles down on foreign minister's Hitler remarks, accuses Israel of supporting "neo-Nazis" in Ukraine

Israel has voiced support for Ukraine after Russia launched its invasion, but has refrained from directly criticizing the Kremlin and joined the Western effort to sanction Russian oligarchs.

Wild Fox Kills 25 Flamingos, Duck at National Zoo

Twenty-five flamingos were killed by a wild fox who entered the Smithsonian National Zoo's outdoor flamingo habitat in Washington, D.C., the zoo announced.

Texas school board candidates adopt 'Southlake playbook,' targeting race and sexuality

The rapid politicization of school board races across Texas has led to an infusion of money and personal attacks in elections that are ostensibly nonpartisan.

Lake Powell officials take unprecedented, emergency steps to delay water releases as level plummets

The federal government announced Tuesday it is taking unprecedented, emergency steps to help boost water levels at Lake Powell.

Cops: Body in barrel in Lake Mead was man who had been shot

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The body found inside a barrel on the newly exposed bottom of Lake Mead after the lake's level was depleted amid drought is that of a man who was shot, police said Tuesday. The killing probably happened between the mid-1970s and the early 1980s because the victim was wearing shoes that were manufactured during that period, said homicide Lt.

Wall Street sees greater risk of default by major banks — Reuters

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Escaped inmate, jail official had ‘special relationship’

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An escaped Alabama inmate had a “special relationship” with the jail official authorities believe assisted in his escape, a sheriff's office said Tuesday. A manhunt was underway for Casey White, who was awaiting trial on a capital murder case, and Vicky White, a jail official, after the pair vanished after leaving the Lauderdale County Detention Center on Friday morning.

Shanghai authorities stepped up to help Tesla reopen factory, letter shows

Shanghai authorities helped Tesla transport workers and carry out necessary disinfection work to reopen its factory last month amid the city's lockdown.

Florida investigators hope DNA evidence will help ID the victim in the 1984 Jane Doe cold case

On November 9, 1984, a teenager and his parents called 911. A stench caught their attention, and when the teen took a closer look, he realized it was coming from a body. That body still remains unidentified.

Parents charged with murder of autistic daughter who died 'fused' to sofa after 12 years

The parents of a severely autistic woman, who died "fused" to a sofa by her own excrement after spending 12 years on the couch, have been charged with second-degree murder.

Oklahoma governor signs Texas-style ban on most abortions

Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a Texas-style abortion ban that prohibits abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy

Norman Mineta, transportation secretary during 9/11, dies

Norman Mineta, who oversaw the Department of Transportation during the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died on Tuesday afternoon. He was 90.

Russian TV shows simulation of Britain and Ireland wiped out by nuke

As a video simulation of what a nuclear attack might look like played in the background, a Russian state media host asserted that a strike of that magnitude would “turn whatever might be left of [the British Isles] into a radioactive desert unfit for anything for a long time.”

Drone carrying guns into Canada from US intercepted after crashing into tree

Police in Port Lambton, Ontario, called after device carrying shopping bag of guns flew into tree and operator fled in vehicle

Abortion leak exposes U.S. Supreme Court

The leak of a draft U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision shows a once-staid body creaking under pressure as its increasingly assertive conservative majority looks to upend the law on a range of major issues.

Lawmakers in 19 states want legal refuge for trans youth

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California’s lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families. The coordinated effort being announced Tuesday by the LGBTQ Victory Institute and other advocates comes in response to recent actions taken in conservative states.

Attempt to form second Amazon union on Staten Island fails

According to the National Labor Relations Board, about 62 percent of workers voted against unionizing.

UAW members on strike at Case New Holland factories in Iowa, Wisconsin

The strike involves about 430 workers in Burlington, making it Iowa's largest since John Deere employees struck plants across the state last fall

Crowds protest at Supreme Court after leak of Roe opinion draft

Activists expect a larger turnout Tuesday afternoon and evening, with protests planned in state capitals across the country.

South Florida home prices rising much faster than salaries

Florida markets itself as a paradise. But like so many areas right now, living in paradise is now coming with a soaring cost.

Police say driver was 'drifting,' going 100 mph before crashing into corral, killing 2 boys

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says Kent Cody Barlow was going more than 100 mph and “drifting” when he hit and killed two boys playing in a horse corral in Eagle Mountain. Barlow was on parole for previously stealing a police car.

Woman with disabilities nears medically assisted death after futile bid for affordable housing

A 31-year-old Toronto woman who uses a wheelchair is nearing final approval for a medically assisted death request after a fruitless bid to secure an affordable apartment that doesn't worsen her chronic illnesses.

Bill Gates on Covid: ‘I don’t want to be a voice of doom and gloom,’ but 'the worst’ could still be ahead

Bill Gates says the World Health Organization needs to launch a global surveillance team to quickly identify disease outbreaks before they become the next pandemic.

Low water levels reveal body in barrel at Lake Mead, officials say more are likely to be found

The plummeting water level of Lake Mead revealed a body in a barrel over the weekend. Officials say the person was likely killed in the 1980s.

Citigroup causes a "flash crash" in European stock markets; one index loses nearly 8% in minutes.

Inputting mistake led to suspension of trading on several markets after sudden steep falls

Wall Street sees greater risk of default by major banks

The cost to insure bonds of Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley and Citigroup against default hit two-year highs on Monday on growing fears the U.S. Federal Reserve's aggressive moves to tame inflation might tip the economy into recession.

Abortion clinic at center of Mississippi case may move to N.M. if Roe is overturned

Shannon Brewer, the director of Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, is prepared to move to New Mexico if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

Cops hold courthouse rally for state trooper arraigned in killing of alleged teen carjacker

A white Connecticut state trooper made his first court appearance Monday after being charged with manslaughter in the 2020 killing of an alleged carjacker.

25 flamingos killed by wild fox at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Smithsonian National Zoo officials say 25 American flamingos and a pintail duck were killed by a wild fox that entered the Zoo's outdoor flamingo habitat Monday.

Man who assaulted flight attendants, was duct taped on Frontier flight, sentenced to jail

Man who assaulted flight attendants, was duct taped on Frontier flight, sentenced to jail.

Horror in Shanghai as elderly man taken to morgue in body bag while still alive

An elderly Shanghai resident was mistakenly declared dead and taken to a morgue in a body bag, in the latest sign of dysfunction in the Covid-stricken city where millions of people remain under government-enforced lockdown.

‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ star Kailia Posey dead at 16

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A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in March

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U.S. reclassifies WNBA star Brittney Griner as 'wrongfully detained' by Russia, sources say

The U.S. government now considers Brittney Griner to be wrongfully detained by the Russian government, signaling a significant shift in how officials will try to get the WNBA star home.

JonBenet Ramsey's father wants outside agency to test DNA

DENVER (AP) — The father of JonBenet Ramsey is supporting an online petition asking Colorado’s governor to intervene in the investigation into her death more than 25 years ago by putting an outside agency in charge of DNA testing in the case.

Supreme Court says leaked abortion draft is authentic; Roberts orders investigation into leak

Roberts noted that the Supreme Court draft ruling, which would overturn decades-old abortion protections, does not represent the court's final decision.

Will Smith’s Comedy Series ‘This Joka’ Not Returning At Roku

This Joka, a stand-up comedy series exec produced by Will Smith, will not be returning for a second season on Roku.

Wild fox breaks into National Zoo and kills 25 flamingos.

Staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute are devastated and mourning the loss of 25 American flamingos and one Northern pintail duck killed by a fox yesterday in the Zoo’s outdoor flamingo habitat.

Lawmakers in 19 states want legal refuge for trans youth

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen states are following California’s lead in seeking to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families. The coordinated effort being announced Tuesday by the LGBTQ Victory Institute and other advocates comes in response to recent actions taken in conservative states.

U.S. Senate to vote on abortion rights bill

The U.S. Senate will vote on legislation to codify abortion rights into law, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday, following a report suggesting the Supreme Court is poised to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in March

The US labor market remained on fire in March with a record 4.5 million workers quitting their jobs, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed Tuesday.

BP profit more than doubles on 'exceptional' oil trading

BP took a hit of more than $24 billion from ditching its business in Russia but reported a huge jump in profit for the first quarter.

Judge allows lawsuit by Tulsa Race Massacre survivors to proceed

A judge in Oklahoma ruled that a reparations lawsuit filed by survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre may move forward.

Ukraine latest news: First Mariupol steelworks refugees arrive to safety - UN - BBC News

More than 100 evacuees arrive in Zaporizhzhia where they are receiving humanitarian assistance.

Opioid distributors reach $518 million settlement with Washington state

Washington has reached a $518 million settlement with drug distributors McKesson Corp , AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health , ending a months-long trial over the companies' alleged role in fueling the opioid epidemic in the state, McKesson announced on Tuesday.

Danish PM: India should influence Russia to stop Ukraine war | AP News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on Tuesday urged her visiting Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, to try to influence Russia to end the war in Ukraine. “Putin has to stop this war,” Frederiksen said, adding immediately, “I hope that India will influence Russia.”

More than 200 sailors moved off aircraft carrier after multiple suicides

More than 200 sailors have moved off the USS George Washington aircraft carrier after multiple deaths by suicide among the crew, including three in less than one week in April, according to the Navy.

Fire Hits Russian Publisher Embroiled in Ukraine Textbook Controversy

Prosveshchenie publishing house had reportedly ordered staff to remove mentions of Ukraine from Russian schoolbooks.

Legislators fight to make retirement pension investments visible, many of which are going to high-fee Wall Street firms.

Politicians have cut secret deals funneling retirees’ savings to financial firms — but new legislation would finally let the public see the details.

Pope says he wants to go to Moscow to meet Putin over Ukraine - paper

Pope Francis said in an interview published on Tuesday that he asked for a meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to stop the war in Ukraine but had not received a reply.

Ukraine will win war and 'be free', Boris Johnson tells Kyiv parliament | World News

In a recorded address, the prime minister tells the Verkhovna Rada that the "so-called irresistible force of Putin's war machine has broken on the immoveable object of Ukrainian patriotism".

"The Russians didn't let them go": As Ukrainians flee to Zaporizhzhia, they leave loved ones behind

There were high expectations that evacuees from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol would finally arrive at a processing center in Zaporizhzhia, central Ukraine, on Monday, after a long and tortuous journey. 

The RBA has raised the official interest rate to 0.35%, the first time in over 11 years

Central bank raises rate by 0.25 percentage points in a move that will stoke cost-of-living debate ahead of federal election

Putin may soon officially declare war on Ukraine, US and Western officials say

Russian President Vladimir Putin could formally declare war on Ukraine as soon as May 9, a move that would enable the full mobilization of Russia's reserve forces as invasion efforts continue to falter, US and Western officials believe.

As wildfire closes in, New Mexico residents prepare to flee

Wind-whipped flames raced across more of New Mexico’s pine-covered mountainsides on Monday, closing in on a town of 13,000 people where some residents hurried

U.S. Supreme Court potential shock move on abortion sends protesters onto Washington streets

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling which legalized abortion nationwide.

Sydney man gets 12 years for murdering gay American in 1988

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man was sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison Tuesday for the 1988 murder of an American who fell off a Sydney cliff that was known as a gay meeting place.

Two boys, 9 and 13, on life support after mom allegedly shoots them

Two Pennsylvania boys were on life support Monday after their mother shot them in the head while they were in bed at home in a wealthy Philadelphia suburb,

Former Brookside Chief of Police arrested for Impersonating a Peace Officer

Jones’ arrest follows a traffic stop in Covington County on April 12, 2022, where investigators said Jones used his police badge in identifying himself as Brookside’s Chief in an attempt to avoid traffic tickets.

Russian state TV shows clips simulating Ireland being wiped out by nuclear weapons

Putin associate speaks of attacks on ‘British Isles’ amid UK support for Ukraine

He’s stealing from people at cemeteries then going on shopping sprees, deputies say

They are at their most vulnerable time, grieving at a cemetery. But deputies are warning people to not let their guard down.

Jury awards $15M in damages in UVA lacrosse player’s killing

A former University of Virginia lacrosse player is liable for fatally beating his girlfriend in 2010 and must pay $15 million in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, a jury found Monday.

As wildfire closes in, New Mexico residents prepare to flee

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Wind-whipped flames raced across more of New Mexico’s pine-covered mountainsides on Monday, closing in on a town of 13,000 people where some residents hurried to pack their cars with belongings, others hustled to clear brush from around their homes, and police were called in to help evacuate the state's psychiatric hospital.

Draft Opinon suggests SCOTUS to overturn Roe v Wade

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico.

Leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade, Politico reports

Roe v. Wade is the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalised abortion nationwide in the United States.

Low water levels reveal body in barrel at Lake Mead, officials say more are likely to be found

The plummeting water level of Lake Mead revealed a body in a barrel over the weekend. Officials say the person was likely killed in the 1980s.

Leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade

A leaked initial draft majority opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, Politico reported on Monday.

Man convicted of throwing acid in man’s face during racist attack, jury decides

A jury has convicted a white Milwaukee man who was accused of throwing acid on a Latino man’s face during a racist attack in 2019.

Woman with 3 kids in car charged in road-rage shooting that injured teen, police say

A woman is in custody following a road rage incident in Georgia that left a teenage victim injured, police said.

2 shot during children's flag football game at Virginia middle school, police say

Two men were shot Sunday morning during a children's flag football game at a Virginia middle school, police said.

Sandy Hook families drop 3 Alex Jones companies from lawsuit and ask judge to return their case to trial court

An FBI agent and eight Sandy Hook families that won a defamation lawsuit against Alex...

Marine intel instructors got caught calling students ‘whore’ and ‘slut' in private chat. No punishment was recommended

A Marine Corps investigation of intelligence trainers found evidence of the cadre degrading their students in a private group chat.

Tulsa race massacre reparations lawsuit survives motion to deny and will move forward, judge rules

The lawsuit was originally filed in March 2021.

Police Investigating If Disgruntled Customer Gunned Down NYC Delivery Worker: Sources

Zhiwen Yan, 45, was in the middle of a delivery in Forest Hills when a bullet to the chest killed the father of three.

Ballerina statue cut down in Tulsa, sold for scrap metal

Authorities in Oklahoma say a bronze statue of a famous Native American ballerina was cut from its base outside a Tulsa museum and sold for scrap to a recycling company

Former Philadelphia police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old in back charged with murder, DA says

A former Philadelphia police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy in the back in March has been charged with first-degree murder, District Attorney Larry Krasner announced Monday, saying the boy was unarmed and on the ground when the officer fired.

Affordable housing protest in Jacksonville disrupted when city workers throw props away

An affordable housing rally downtown was disrupted on Sunday when city workers took props from the rally and threw them away.

Body of Florida woman, 93, found in freezer in her garage, police say

Police in Florida are investigating what happened to Marie Hoskins, 93, whose body was found in a freezer in her garage.

AP News: Arrest warrant issued in Alabama for missing jail official

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities issued an arrest warrant Monday for a jail official who they say helped an inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge to escape from an Alabama jail. A search was on for the pair.

AP News: Amazon workers in NYC reject union in a reversal of fortune

Amazon warehouse workers overwhelmingly rejected a union bid on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who last month pulled off the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.

Amazon workers at second Staten Island warehouse reject union

The decision comes just a month after a neighboring Amazon warehouse, known as JFK8, voted in favor of the company's first U.S. union.

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in NYC reject union bid, taking the steam out of previous victory by labor organizers

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in NYC reject union bid, taking the steam out of previous victory by labor organizers

10-year Treasury yield tops 3% for first time since 2018

U.S. Treasury yields continued their push higher on Monday, as investors monitored economic data and monetary policy on the first trading day of May.

Israel reacts with fury at Russia over Lavrov's remarks on Hitler, Nazism

Israel lashed out at Russia on Monday over comments by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about Nazism — including claims that Adolf Hitler was Jewish.

Fired officer charged with murder in shooting of boy, 12

A fired Philadelphia police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy

Patient claims a Christian rehab facility kicked her out for kissing another woman

A Florida woman claims she was forced to go to jail after being kicked out of a court-ordered, Christian-based drug rehab center for kissing another woman.

Israel outrage at Sergei Lavrovs claim that Hitler was part Jewish

The Russian foreign minister's claim that Hitler "had Jewish blood" is denounced as unforgiveable.

Amazon to reimburse U.S. employees who travel for abortions, other treatments

Amazon.com Inc , the second-largest U.S. private employer, told its staff on Monday it will pay up to $4,000 in travel expenses annually for non-life threatening medical treatments including abortions, according to a message seen by Reuters.

NYPD veteran convicted of assaulting officer in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury on Monday convicted a New York Police Department veteran of assaulting an officer during the U.S.

Russia will have no affiliated clubs participating in UEFA club competitions in the 2022/23 season

Portugal to replace Russia at Women’s EURO 2022.Russian bid to stage EURO 2028/2032 ruled ineligible.

Arrest warrant issued in Alabama for missing jail official

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities issued an arrest warrant Monday for a corrections official who they say helped an inmate arrested on a murder charge escape from an Alabama jail even as they searched for the pair.

Fed to fight inflation with fastest rate hikes in decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is poised this week to accelerate its most drastic steps in three decades to attack inflation by making it costlier to borrow — for a car, a home, a business deal, a credit card purchase — all of which will compound Americans' financial strains and likely weaken the economy.

Her murder conviction was overturned. US immigration still wants to deport her | US immigration

Sandra Castaneda’s just one of many immigrants detained by the US for their criminal records – even when the cases were dismissed

Ex-officer charged with murder in shooting of 12-year-old

A fired Philadelphia police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy

U.S. natural gas production growth wanes as need arises

U.S. natural gas production growth is waning at the same time many countries are looking for new suppliers to help break their dependence on Russian gas after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

Supreme Court says Boston violated First Amendment rights of group seeking to raise a Christian flag outside City Hall

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that Boston violated the First Amendment rights of a group seeking to briefly raise a Christian flag atop a city flagpole outside of City Hall as a part of a city program celebrating Boston's greater community.

Barrel containing human remains discovered in Lake Mead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a barrel carrying human remains has been discovered in Lake Mead. Boaters spotted the barrel Sunday afternoon and the National Park Service was alerted. The agency said in a statement rangers searched an area near Hemenway Harbor and found the barrel with skeletal remains.

Germany is ready for an oil embargo on Russia, finance minister says

Germany is ready to agree to an oil embargo on Russian oil, according to the country’s finance minister.

Apple Employees still against Work From Office Notice

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Attacks by Boston youth ‘terrorizing unsuspecting citizens’ continue downtown; police can’t make arrests because many suspects ‘too young’

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Taiwan scientists discover new form of cell division

Taipei, May 2 (CNA) Scientists at Taiwan's Academia Sinica have identified a new form of cell division that occurs without the replication of DNA, challenging the scientific consensus on one of the most basic biological processes.

Police claim dead man is alive, causes delays to search.

Police told a newspaper that Corrina Bowman's father was "alive and well".

US embassy in Ukraine hopes to return to Kyiv by end of May

The US embassy in Ukraine hopes to return to Kyiv by the end of May if conditions permit, the charge d'affaires, Kristina Kvien, said in a news conference from Lviv Monday.  

More than 3,000 civilians killed in Ukraine so far, U.N. says

The U.N. human rights office (OHCHR) said on Monday that the death toll of civilians killed in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on Feb. 24 had exceeded 3,000 people.

Vladimir Putin calls them 'scum' and 'traitors'. Here's what life is like for Russia's new exiles

Vladimir Putin says the mass exodus of his people is a "self-detoxification" of Russia. But, as well as being a haven for those he calls "scum", Sri Lanka could be a convenient location for his alleged allies to stash their assets. 

Sex worker gets 30 years for fatally drugging men for ‘a few quick dollars’

Angelina Barini’s pattern was nearly identical, authorities said. In motel rooms in Queens, she gave four men high doses of drugs, robbed them and left them unresponsive.

Florida Guardsmen heading to Germany to resume training Ukrainian troops

The 160 soldiers left Ukraine in February, but have stayed in Europe.

Russia-Ukraine war: Mariupol evacuations resume as civilians and fighters remain trapped at steelworks – live | Russia

Evacuees expected to arrive in Ukraine-controlled city of Zaporizhzhia on Monday, as part of effort led by Red Cross and UN

Israel outrage at Sergei Lavrov's claim that Hitler was part Jewish.

The Russian foreign minister's claim that Hitler "had Jewish blood" is denounced as unforgiveable.

India and Pakistan heatwave is 'testing the limits of human survivability'

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Ukraine war: Children in Mariupol 'drank rainwater from puddles' .

Yuliia ran under gunfire from her bunker to the nearest well so her daughters could get fresh water.

Sydney man admits pushing gay American off a cliff in 1988

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A man told police he killed American mathematician Scott Johnson in 1988 by pushing the 27-year-old off a Sydney cliff in what prosecutors describe as a gay hate crime, a court heard on Monday.

UK says quarter of Russian battalion groups that invaded Ukraine are likely "ineffective"

A quarter of the Russian battalion groups that invaded Ukraine have likely now been rendered "ineffective," according to the UK's Ministry of Defence.

How the Nova Scotia mass shooter smuggled guns into Canada

A CBC News investigation found that though Sean Conlogue and at least one other person in Maine may have broken U.S. federal laws by helping the shooter obtain two of the guns he used during the April 2020 rampage, it is unlikely they will face charges.

Russians plunder $5M farm vehicles from Ukraine -- to find they've been remotely disabled

Russian troops in the occupied city of Melitopol have stolen all the equipment from a farm equipment dealership -- and shipped it to Chechnya, according to a Ukrainian businessman in the area.

Israel denounced Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for suggesting that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had Jewish roots, and demanded an apology from Moscow

Israel denounced on Monday Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for suggesting that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had Jewish roots, and demanded an apology from Moscow.

John Oliver Explains Why Florida Restricting Self-Governing Access

On Last Week Tonight With John Oliver the host explains why restricting Disney World’s self-governing abilities will hurt the state of Florida in the long run. 

Palaces free for all on Children’s Day in policy U-turn

In response to public outrage over the exclusion of foreign children from free admission to local historical sites on Children’s Day, the Cultural Heritage Administration on Thursday announced plans to revise the policy and will now allow all visitors, regardless of age or nationality, to enter at no cost. The original post, which was taken down Wednesday morning, said two accompanying guardians of children un...

Amber Heard fires her PR days before she is set to testify in court citing dissatisfaction with the headlines.

Actor Amber Heard, expected to testify Wednesday in ex-husband Johnny Depp's defamation claim against her, has hired a new public relations firm, NBC News has

Alabama hunt for missing prison inmate and guard

Charged with murder, officials warn the prisoner is considered "armed and extremely dangerous".

Philippines fire kills eight, including children

The blaze destroyed 80 homes after tearing through a crowded settlement near the capital Manila.

Pet duck leads police to body of missing woman; granddaughter charged with murder

A pet duck led police to crack the case of a missing North Carolina grandmother who vanished over two years ago, and led to murder charges against the victim's granddaughter and grandson-in-law, officials said.

45-year-old Yan Zhiwen shot to death delivering food on scooter in Forest Hills, Queens

It happened hours after Mayor Adams met with NYPD officials to address surging crime.

LAUSD lengthens 2022-23 school year to make up for lost instructional time during COVID

The district will add four optional instructional days to give students more time in the classroom in order to make up for the time they lost during the pandemic.

Aspen Medical was given more than $1 billion in government PPE contracts despite no experience in large-scale procurement

Private healthcare company Aspen Medical was given more than $1 billion in government PPE contracts, despite having no experience in large-scale procurement, a Four Corners investigation reveals. 

Amazon to get hearing that could overturn NY union vote, labor board official says

Amazon.com Inc's objections to a landmark union election at a company warehouse in New York City justify a hearing that could overturn the result, a U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) official said.

Why Do Creepy Dolls Keep Appearing on Texas Beaches?

Researchers at the Mission-Aransas Reserve keep finding washed up dolls. Lots and lots of dolls.

‘We Woke Up and We Lost Half Our Water’ - How climate change sparked a multistate battle over the Colorado River.

In the first major test of the American political system’s ability to collaboratively adapt to climate change, can seven states — including Utah, California, and New Mexico — come to an agreement?

Saturday night shootout at McDonald’s in Orange County after woman fires gun at deputies

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Alabama woman killed by pack of dogs; owner charged with manslaughter

An employee of the Alabama Department of Health was killed by a pack of dogs in the northwestern part of the state this week while responding to a report about

A man was fatally stabbed at the Dave & Busters in Times Square

A man died after being stabbed in the chest on Saturday following a dispute at the Dave & Busters in New York City's Times Square.

Bill Murray admits Being Mortal film was suspended after complaint about his behaviour on set

The 71-year-old actor did not confirm whether the production of Being Mortal would resume or if he would continue to take part in the film.

Mexican foreign minister slams 'extortion' by Texas in border dispute .

Measures agreed on last month aimed to tighten border security following Texan pressure over immigration.

Teens arrested after drive-by shooting were facing charges in friend’s fatal shooting

Earlier this month, a teenage boy told police his friend, 16-year-old Christopher Broad, died while they were testing a bulletproof vest.

Young people ask for pay transparency in job postings, saying the deck is stacked against job seekers

More young people are asking for pay transparency in job ads so they can choose whether to apply. It's a move several states have already made in the United States, and one several Canadian provinces are considering.

Autopsy shows Indy musician was Tasered in the abdomen, not chest - WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

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U.S. Marshals offering $10,000 for missing Alabama inmate and officer

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‘Troll factory’ spreading Russian pro-war lies online, says UK | Ukraine | The Guardian

St Petersburg outfit hijacks discussions on Twitter, TikTok, world leaders’ social accounts and media websites, as well as manipulating opinion polls

Russians plunder $5M farm vehicles from Ukraine -- to find they've been remotely disabled

Russian troops in the occupied city of Melitopol have stolen all the equipment from a farm equipment dealership -- and shipped it to Chechnya, according to a Ukrainian businessman in the area.

At least 1 dead and 5 injured after gunfire breaks out at a festival in Jackson, Mississippi

Gunfire erupted at the Mississippi Mudbug Festival in Jackson on Saturday night, authorities said.

Sweden’s failed integration creates ‘parallel societies’, says PM after riots | Sweden

Magdalena Andersson says both Islamism and rightwing extremism have been allowed to fester

Coastal Panel Staff Advises Against Huntington Beach Desalination Plant

A proposed California desalination plant that would produce 50 million gallons of drinking water per day failed a crucial regulatory hurdle on Monday, possibly dooming a project that had been promoted as a partial solution for sustained drought.

Equine virus identified in deaths of wild captive horses in Colorado

Laboratory tests have pinpointed the equine virus suspected of triggering an outbreak of a respiratory illness that has killed at least 95 captive wild horses in less than a week at a federal corral in Colorado, U.S. government officials said on Thursday.

The U.N. has confirmed that an operation to evacuate people from a steel plant in the bombed-out Ukrainian city of Mariupol is underway.

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — A long-awaited effort to evacuate people from a steel plant in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol was underway Sunday, the United Nations said, while U.S.

Over 120,000 lbs of ground beef products recalled due to E. coli contamination fears

A US company is recalling more than 120,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears they may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says.

CNBC: Warren Buffett rips Wall Street for turning the stock market into ‘a gambling parlor'.

Warren Buffett has a long history of deriding investment bankers and their institutions.

Massive 2-acre mulch fire erupts at recycling plant in Apopka

A massive first-alarm fire erupted at an environmental recycling plant in Florida early Saturday morning illuminating the sky in orange and yellow hues, and sent smoke high into the air.

Nancy Pelosi goes to Kyiv and Poland to vow US support for Ukraine

A U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the courage of the Ukrainian people in remarks during a visit to Poland on Sunday.

Tensions surge after breakaway Moldovan region reports attacks; Kyiv blames Russia

Ukraine accused Moscow on Tuesday of trying to drag Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniestria into its war on Kyiv after authorities in the Moscow-backed region said they had been targeted by a series of attacks.

Russia exported more fuel to US than India

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Sea levels rising twice as fast as thought in New Zealand

Major new projections show infrastructure and homes in Auckland and Wellington - as well as many other places - risk inundation decades earlier than expected.

Lavrov says sanctions being discussed with Ukraine, Kyiv denies it

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the lifting of sanctions imposed on Russia is part of peace talks with Ukraine, but senior Ukrainian negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak denied that this was the case.

War has shown Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s true qualities to all, wife says

Olena Zelenska, in an interview published Friday in the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita, also said she has not seen her husband, 44-year-old Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Singapore says world could face recession in next two years

Singapore’s central bank said last week it expects global growth to moderate to 3.9 percent in 2022 from 5.4 percent last year as inflation reaches its fastest in 14 years

Pelosi leads first official US delegation to Ukraine since war began

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced trip to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday, becoming the most senior United States official to meet with President Volodymr Zelensky since the war broke out more than two months ago.

New government maps show nearly all of the West is in drought and it's not even summer yet: "This is unprecedented"

The latest government maps show 95% of California is suffering severe or extreme drought.

Russia-Ukraine war: civilians escape from besieged Azovstal steel works; Nancy Pelosi promises US support ‘until fight is done’ – live | Ukraine | The Guardian

Around 20 elderly people, women and children escape from steel works; Nancy Pelosi meets Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv

Dutch dockers refuse to unload ship with Russian diesel cargo

Dock workers union accuses Russia of financing the war in Ukraine with the cargo of diesel.

Four in five people in the UK believe in being ‘woke’ to race and social justice

Survey shows public attitudes across age, gender, region and voting habits are less polarised than culture wars might suggest

Ukraine FM asks China to be security guarantor

China in 2013 pledged to provide Ukraine with "security guarantees" if it is ever invaded or threatened with nuclear attack, but appeared evasive on the same issue in the wake of Russia's attack.

Risking jail and Church ire, Russian priests condemn Ukraine conflict

Father Georgy Edelshtein is keen to debate those who disagree with his opposition to Russia's military campaign in Ukraine.

1 dead, several injured in shooting at Mississippi Mudbug Festival, sheriff says

One person has died and several others have been injured at the Mississippi Mudbug Festival, Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones said on Twitter late Saturday.

Russia says Ukraine shells its own civilians; some evacuations in Mariupol

Ukraine's shelling killed and injured its own civilians in the southern region of Kherson, Russia said on Sunday, after pounding southern and eastern areas with missile strikes, while some civilians got away from a steel plant in besieged Mariupol.

Wife of man charged in Albuquerque school bus rollover claims bus was at fault

The driver of a white Ford Mustang involved in a school bus rollover crash has been charged with two counts of reckless driving. 

‘Troll factory’ spreading Russian pro-war lies online, says UK

St Petersburg outfit hijacks discussions on Twitter, TikTok, world leaders’ social accounts and media websites, as well as manipulating opinion polls

Zelenskyy urges Russian troops not to fight

KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy switched into Russian in his nightly video address to urge Russian soldiers not to fight in Ukraine, saying even their generals expected that thousands of them would die.

Erriyon Knighton, teen who broke Usain Bolt junior records, shatters another

Erriyon Knighton, who last year at age 17 broke Usain Bolt junior sprint records, shattered his own U20 record in the 200m.

New Yorkers grapple with fear and anxiety, as the NYPD struggles to rein in crime

It's a sweltering sunny day in New York City, but Dana Aber stands on the Times Square-42 Street subway platform in a heavy leather Jacket. "I thought maybe it would be just a little bit better protection than a thin coat, in case I got shot," she told CNN.

Police found 150 skulls at a "crime scene" in Mexico. It turns out the victims, mostly women, were ritually decapitated over 1,000 years ago.

Experts say the victims in the cave had probably been ritually decapitated and the skulls put on display on a kind of trophy rack.

Amazon Workers Won't Get Paid for COVID leave anymore

All U.S.-based Amazon workers who test positive for Covid-19 will now get up to five days of excused, unpaid leave, the company told workers in a notice.

Woman avoids jail for voting dead mom's ballot in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix on Friday sentenced a woman o two years of felony probation, fines and community service for voting her dead mother's ballot in Arizona in the 2020 general election.

South Korea officially ends its outdoor mask mandate for outdoor gatherings of 50 people or less starting Monday 5/2/22.

South Korea said on Friday it will lift an outdoor face mask mandate next week in the country's latest step to ease COVID-19 restrictions, despite opposition from the incoming government which labelled the decision "premature".

Paul Rusesabagina: Hotel Rwanda hero's family files $400m US lawsuit

Paul Rusesabagina's family accuse the Rwandan government of abduction and torture.

Three OU meteorology students die in car crash Friday on way home from storm chasing

The three OU meteorology students had been storm chasing in Kansas and died when they were struck by a semi while southbound on I-35.

Russian state TV simulates chilling nuclear attack

The channel was responding to UK support for Ukraine

CSIS flags issues with U.S. intelligence prior to Jan. 6 riot, says it faces the same problems

American intelligence agencies struggled with "inconsistencies" in their analysis and "a lack of consensus" on the nature of the threat in the weeks prior to the Jan. 6, 2021 riot on Capitol Hill, says an internal Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) report.

Sri Lanka hikes price of medicines 40% amid economic crisis

Prices rise 40% as an economic crisis bites, leaving some Sri Lankans cutting short treatments.

Lake Powell water officials face an impossible choice amid the West's megadrought - CNN

Lake Powell, the country's second-largest reservoir, is drying up.

UK lawmaker resigns after admitting twice watching porn in parliament

Neil Parish said he viewed pornography on his phone in the House of Commons "in a moment of madness."

Grammy-winning artist Naomi Judd takes her own life at the age of 76, one day before being inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, the Kentucky-born singer of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds and mother of Wynonna and Ashley Judd, has died. She was 76. The daughters announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press.

India seizes $725 million of Xiaomi assets over illegal remittances

India said a probe found the smartphone maker made illegal remittances to foreign entities by passing them off as royalty payments.

UK Conservative politician resigns after admitting watching porn in Parliament

A Member of Parliament in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, Neil Parish, said Saturday he will resign after admitting twice watching pornography in the House of Commons.

Naomi Judd, matriarch of Grammy-winning The Judds, dies at 76, daughters Wynonna and Ashley Judd say - ABC News

Naomi Judd, matriarch of Grammy-winning The Judds, dies at 76, daughters Wynonna and Ashley Judd say

School board member censured for 'typo' linking to porn site

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio school board outside Cincinnati voted during an emergency meeting on Wednesday to censure a member who said she accidentally posted a link to a pornography site on her campaign's Facebook page.

Over 40 million people are under severe storm threat this weekend

Two separate weather systems will bring severe storms to more than a dozen states this weekend, some of the same ones that were hit Friday night.

Ukrainians plead for Mariupol rescue; Russian advance crawls

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces fought village by village Saturday to hold back a Russian advance through the country’s east, while the United Nations worked to broker a civilian evacuation from the last defensive stronghold in the bombed-out ruins of the port city of Mariupol.

Ukrainian commander inside Mariupol steel plant says evacuations of civilians have begun

Some civilians have been evacuated from the Azovstal steel works in Mariupol after a ceasefire was introduced, according to a commander in the Azov Regiment, one of the Ukrainian soldiers trapped at the plant.

Teacher under fire for cotton, cuffs in class on slavery

Rochester school officials are investigating allegations that a white teacher told his class of mostly Black students to pick seeds out of cotton and put on handcuffs during lessons on slavery in a seventh-grade social studies class

Despite payment, investors brace for Russia to default | AP News

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for Russian credit default swaps — insurance contracts that protect an investor against a default — plunged sharply overnight after Moscow used its precious foreign currency reserves to make a last minute debt payment on Friday.

Nasdaq wraps its worst month in nearly 14 years as recession fears grow stronger

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Blast at Kabul mosque kills more than 50 worshippers

Explosion in Afghan capital is latest in string of attacks on civilians during Ramadan

Researchers keep finding creepy dolls washing up on Texas beaches

"There's a lot of nightmares out there."

Tornado tears through Andover, dozens of homes, businesses damaged or destroyed

The tornado that slammed Andover came with a powerful storm that continued to trek northeast.

Largest U.S. wildfire rages out of control in New Mexico

Firefighters in New Mexico failed on Friday to pin back the flames of the United States' largest wildfire, which is burning perilously close to a string of mountain villages.

Teen arrested after mother noticed son had gun at Texas school drop-off

A teenager was arrested after police said his own mother noticed he had a gun at a school drop-off.

North Arlington, NJ Bloody Car Mystery Baffles Cops

Several vehicles parked inside a New Jersey municipal parking garage were found splattered with blood in a scene almost out of a slasher film, but the biggest...

Lula trial in Brazil violated due process, says UN rights panel

The prosecution of Brazil’s former President, Luiz da Silva, violated his right to a fair trial, his right to privacy and his political rights, the UN Human Rights Committee has found. |

Neil Parish MP: I'm resigning after porn moment of madness

The Tory MP admits watching pornography in the House of Commons and tells the BBC he was stupid.

Stolen pizza, Pokémon cards lead to deadly deputy shooting in Osceola County, records show

Two men stealing a pizza and several packs of Pokémon cards from a Target lead to a deadly deputy shooting Wednesday night, records released Thursday revealed.

Couple found 1950s McDonald's bag with french fries inside wall during home renovations | CNN

Cold french fries are bad enough. But cold, old french fries are even worse.

Over Sandy Hook families’ objections, federal judge gives Alex Jones time to defend bankruptcy plans

A federal judge gave Sandy Hook families awaiting defamation damages trials in...

Son shoots and kills mother; EMTs didn't realize she'd been shot

Sheriff's Office says Seth Suttle shot his mother through the door after she told him to stop smoking in his room.

Credit Suisse sued in U.S. over alleged business related to oligarchs

A group of people and entities have filed a class action lawsuit against Credit Suisse , alleging that the Swiss bank misled investors over business dealings related to Russian oligarchs, law firm Pomerantz LLP said.

Over 40 million people are under severe storm threat this weekend .

Two separate weather systems will bring severe storms to more than a dozen states this weekend, some of the same ones that were hit Friday night.

New frog species discovered in Australia – and it’s already endangered

Mountain frog lives in Queensland’s Gondwana rainforests which were extensively burned in black summer bushfires

Brown accepts 13 Ukrainian students to class of 2026 - The Brown Daily Herald

Maksym Temnosagatyi ’26 remembered feeling “accomplished” when he opened his admission letter from Brown in a hotel room late at night.  “It was, obviously, not like the reaction videos you see on YouTube because it was late at night and I was at a hotel so I could not jump around and scream because people were asleep,” he said. But it was “an awesome feeling.”  Temnosagatyi is one of the 13 Ukrainian applicants to the class of 2026 who were offered an “advanced likelihood of admission” in this past regular decision cycle, The Herald previously reported.

Russia forced to merge depleted units in eastern Ukraine

Inconsistent air support has left Russia facing considerable challenges, the UK's ministry of defence says.

Swedish PM says integration of immigrants has failed, fueled gang crime

Sweden has failed to integrate the vast numbers of immigrants it has taken in over the past two decades, leading to parallel societies and gang violence, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Thursday, as she launched a series of initiatives to combat organised crime.

Man convicted in racist 2019 acid attack in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A jury has convicted a white Milwaukee man who was accused of throwing acid on a Latino man’s face during a racist attack in 2019. Clifton Blackwell, 64, was found guilty Thursday of first-degree reckless injury, with a dangerous weapon, as a hate crime .

Blast kills more than 50 at Kabul mosque, its leader says

The explosion is the latest in a series of attacks on civilian targets in Afghanistan during the holy month of Ramadan.

Bolsonaro hits out at DiCaprio after election plea

The Hollywood star urged Brazil's youth to vote in October's elections to save the Amazon.

NAU offers free tuition for students with household income below $65K

The Access2Excellence initiative will start in the fall of 2023 for first-year and transfer students who attend the Flagstaff campus, or one of the university's other Arizona sites.

At least 9 states investigating cases of liver disease in kids, as CDC finds no Covid link

How many cases of liver disease in kids in the US? At least 9 states are investigating mysterious hepatitis illness as CDC finds no Covid link in Alabama.

Authorities are searching for a corrections officer and inmate who never made it to court

Lauderdale County, Alabama, authorities are searching for a sheriff's office employee and an inmate who went missing on their way to the courthouse on Friday at around 9:30 a.m.

HCSO: Man on meth bites deputy

A Hillsborough County deputy is recovering after being bitten by a suspect she apprehended early Thursday morning.

Justice Department files challenge to Alabama transgender law

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday challenged an Alabama law making it a felony for doctors to treat transgender people under age 19 with puberty-blockers and hormones to help affirm their new gender identity.

63% of Canadian non-owners have ‘given up’ on ever buying a home: Ipsos

More than 60 per cent of Canadians who don't already own a home have given up hope of ever breaking into the country's hot housing market, according to new Ipsos polling.

Luzerne Co. constable charged for buying guns for a convicted felon

A Luzerne County constable was charged Thursday for straw purchasing 22 firearms for a convicted felon. According to Attorney General Josh Shapiro, 48-year-old Sidney Snelling of Wilkes-Barre was arrested after allegedly purchasing more than 20 firearms for an individual who was determined to be a person not to possess a firearm. Investigators searched Snelling's car and residence, seizing 9 firearms, ammunition, and outlaw motorcycle vests.

US army replaces birthday cake after pinching one from 13-year-old Italian girl 77 years ago

Meri Mion, who turns 90 today, wiped away tears as she was presented with the cake during a ceremony in Vicenza, northwest of Venice, 77 years after the city was liberated.

47-thousand pound cross raised in Miss. town after year of planning and praying

It was a celebration in one Mississippi town as a 120-foot cross was raised along the highway.

Disinformation Governance Board to tackle spread of misinformation in U.S., focusing on Russia and U.S.-Mexico border

The immediate focus will be on misinformation from human smugglers, who spread falsehoods about border policy to migrants to help drum up business.

Dodgers' Bauer suspended 2 seasons over alleged sex assault

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been suspended for two full seasons without pay by Major League Baseball for violating the league’s domestic violence and sexual assault policy, which he denies

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction

A trial judge has concluded there was enough evidence to convict Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking

Scholar maps out the myth of a 'Christian nation' — and explains why Christian nationalism is the 'asteroid coming for democracy'

If the New York Times' "1619 Project" and Donald Trump's 1776 Commission mark two defining moments in American history, as well as opposite sides of an ideological chasm, a new book by sociologists Philip Gorski and Samuel Perry identifies a third defining moment. It's not a new proposed founding, b...

Russia attempts to trade civilians for military prisoners - Ukraine

The Pentagon says Russia's president has brought "violence and cruelty" to innocent people.

Ford recalls more than a quarter-million SUVs that can roll away unexpectedly while in park

The Michigan-based automaker is providing repairs to the affected models free of charge, they said

Cryptocurrency group lobbies Congress against bills that target Russian oligarchs

The cryptocurrency industry is lobbying against legislation that targets sanctioned Russian corporate giants and oligarchs.

Death Investigation at Kaiser's Santa Clara Medical Center

Santa Clara police are investigating a death that happened at Kaiser’s medical center.

Toronto man charged with making child pornography

Richard Burdett, 55, has been charged with child luring, making child pornography, possessing child pornography, accessing child pornography and making available child pornography, Toronto police say.

‘Shocking’: Youths punch Suffolk University student on Boston Common, attack linked to others in area

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Judge rejects Trump's affidavit saying he doesn't have documents sought by New York's attorney general

Former President Donald Trump said in a sworn affidavit that he doesn't have any documents sought by the New York attorney general in its investigation of the Trump Organization's finances.

Former Idaho lawmaker found guilty of raping intern

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho lawmaker was convicted Friday of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern after a dramatic trial in which the young woman fled the witness stand during testimony, saying “I can’t do this.”

Boris Becker sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail over bankruptcy charges

Six-time grand slam champion Boris Becker was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail on Friday for flouting the terms of his bankruptcy in 2017, according to the UK's Insolvency Service.

'American Idol' winner Laine Hardy accused of bugging ex-girlfriend's dorm room

"American Idol" winner Laine Hardy was arrested Friday after an ex-girlfriend accused the singer of bugging her dorm room, according to a warrant.

Member of Georgia chapter of Oath Keepers pleads guilty to conspiracy

According to the Department of Justice, on April 29, a member of the Georgia chapter of Oath Keepers has pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding for his actions before, during, and after the breach of the U. S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His and others’ actions disrupted a joint session of the U. S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election.

Sanctions tighten screws on Russia's Sovcomflot as ship insurers cut cover

Western ship insurers are terminating cover for Russia's leading shipping company Sovcomflot as multiple sanctions start to bite, companies involved say, adding to the growing challenges for the state-owned company and Moscow's efforts to export oil and gas.

Ukraine accuses Russian forces of seizing 2,000 artworks in Mariupol

City council is reportedly preparing materials to initiate criminal proceedings over mass cultural looting

3 Florida corrections officers are charged in the alleged beating death of an inmate

Three Florida Department of Corrections officers have been arrested in the alleged beating death in February of an inmate at a prison south of Miami, authorities said.

Health officials 'on alert' for mysterious hepatitis cases in B.C. children

The B.C. government is watching closely for local cases of the mysterious hepatitis illness afflicting young children in countries around the world, but none have been identified so far.

Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president has agreed to replace his older brother as prime minister in a proposed interim government to solve a political impasse caused by the country’s worst economic crisis in decades, a prominent lawmaker sai

British Virgin Islands should be temporarily returned to UK rule, inquiry says

The British Virgin Islands should have its constitution suspended, its elected government dissolved and effectively be ruled from London, according to a highly critical inquiry into governance in the British overseas territory released on Friday.

US reports first human case of H5N1 bird flu

The case comes amid concerns that a continuing outbreak among US birds could lead to more human infections.

Murder case dismissed after Cincinnati police detective finds gun during jury selection

Prosecutors dismissed charges against Delrico Peoples after the lead detective found the alleged murder weapon already in evidence.

Tennis champion Boris Becker jailed over bankruptcy

The ex-Wimbledon champion is sentenced to two and a half years for hiding assets to avoid paying debts.

Girl seriously injured in coyote attack on California beach

Officers chased it down the beach but were unable to capture it.

6-story building partially collapses in central China

A six-story building has partially collapsed in central China, trapping an unknown number of people inside

Chevron’s profit quadruples in the first quarter as higher oil and gas prices boost operations

Chevron's first-quarter results were helped by higher oil and gas prices.

Man Faces Up To Six Years In Prison After Hitting School Bus While Racing His Ford Mustang

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Sharon Osbourne tearfully reveals husband Ozzy has Covid-19

Sharon Osbourne is taking some time off from her new job to help her husband through Covid-19.

Remembering the L.A. riots 30 years after officers who beat Rodney King were acquitted

Today marks 30 years since four white Los Angeles police officers were acquitted in the violent beating of Rodney King, a verdict that sparked six days of deadly rioting across the city and exposed a deep-seated anger felt by many Americans over police brutality. Civil Rights activist and “Operation Hope” community relations ambassador, Najee Ali, joins News NOW to explain how the L.A. riots highlighted the issue of police brutality and how he reacted to the riots following the death of George Floyd. 

US army replaces cake it stole from Italian girl 77 years ago

Meri Mion, 90, was 13 when soldiers took her birthday cake as it cooled on windowsill in San Pietro

Workers discover ‘unprecedented’ Phoenician necropolis in southern Spain

Preliminary surveys in Osuna have turned up eight burial vaults as well as staircases

Amazon stock plunges as company reports nearly $4B loss

Amazon reported a significant loss in the first three months of the year, sending the company's stock plunging.

Teachers in Southlake, Texas, asked to sign ‘non-disparagement’ agreements

Carroll Independent School District officials added a clause to teacher contracts banning them from criticizing the district. Legal experts say it's a violation of the First Amendment.

Alabama Police Seek Woman on Stolen Lawn Mower that Stole Crimson Tide Sign

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An algorithm that screens for child neglect raises concerns

Inside a cavernous stone fortress in downtown Pittsburgh, attorney Robin Frank defends parents at one of their lowest points – when they are at risk of losing their children. The job is never easy, but in the past she knew what she was up against when squaring off against child protective services in family court.

Swiss National Bank opposed to holding bitcoin as a reserve currency

The Swiss National Bank is against buying and holding bitcoin as a reserve currency, Chairman Thomas Jordan said at the central bank's annual general meeting on Friday.

Ca Attorney General subpoenas Exxon Mobil over global plastic waste

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general on Thursday subpoenaed ExxonMobil as part of what he called a first-of-its-kind broader investigation into the petroleum industry for its alleged role in causing a global plastic pollution crisis, allegations that the company called meritless.

White House seeks $500 mln for farmers to grow more wheat, pay for market loans

The Biden administration is asking Congress to approve $500 million for the farm sector, in a bid to woo U.S. wheat producers to double-crop their fields, and boost how much the federal government will spend on short-term loans to farmers who grow certain food crops.

Eurozone inflation hits new high as growth slows amid Ukraine war

Ukraine war takes toll on European economies using the euro as inflation reaches record levels and output weakens.

UK war crime experts will fly to Ukraine to help investigate "atrocities" by Russian forces

The UK will send a team of war crime experts to Ukraine to help investigate “atrocities” by Russian troops in the country, British officials have said.

1992 L.A. Riots Timeline of Events: Rodney King Verdict and Aftermath (30th Anniversary)

It's been 30 years since the April 29, 1992 acquittal of four white Los Angeles police officers in the beating of Rodney King.

Crucial tropical forests were destroyed at a rate of 10 soccer fields a minute last year

The world lost enough tropical forest to cover the entire island nation of Cuba last year, sending more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as India does from burning fossil fuels, according to a new analysis.

British Virgin Islands: Premier Andrew Fahie arrested in US drug sting

The British overseas territory's premier, Andrew Fahie, is detained by agents posing as cartel traffickers.

A 15-year-old boy died by suicide after relentless cyberbullying, and his parents say the Latin School could have done more to stop it

A 15-year-old boy named Nate Bronstein was enrolled at one of the most prestigious private schools in Chicago and had a promising future — that is, until his parents say he became a victim of relentless cyberbullying by his classmates.

Delta, facing a union drive, says it will start paying flight attendants during boarding

Delta Air Lines said it will start paying flight attendants during boarding, a first for a major U.S. airline.

Putin’s Name Covered Up on 9/11 Memorial in New Jersey

The September 11th Teardrop Memorial was dedicated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2005 and had his name and signature on it — until now.

Seven-month-old baby shot and killed in Toledo, police asking public for tips

Toledo Police said that seven-month-old Desire Hughes was killed after shots were fired into her father's vehicle.

Woman seen coughing on Uber driver now accused of identity theft

The woman in a viral March 2021 video seen coughing on an Uber driver is now accused of stealing a San Francisco nurse's identity.

Panic at Israeli airport as US family packs unexploded bombshell for flight home

Passengers scramble in Ben Gurion’s departure hall after tourists show ‘souvenir’ collected in Golan Heights

wyoming voter ID challenged under state constitution

An attorney and former Democratic lawmaker is legally challenging Wyoming's voter ID law, arguing that it violates multiple sections of the state's constitution.

3 Florida correctional officers charged with murder in 'back alley justice' beating of inmate, officials say

Three Florida correctional officers accused of administering “back alley justice” in the fatal beating of a prison inmate this year were arrested Thursday on

Stay of execution granted to Datchinamurthy Kataiah, who was scheduled to be hanged tomorrow Apr 29

A last-minute stay of execution has been granted to Malaysian national Datchinamurthy Kataiah, less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to be hanged.

British Virgin Islands premier arrested on cocaine charges in US sting operation | British Virgin Islands

Andrew Fahie is charged with conspiring to import drug into the US and money laundering by the Drug Enforcement Agency

Elon Musk sold around $4 billion worth of Tesla shares

Elon Musk sold roughly $4 billion worth of Tesla shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Black children over-policed in schools, report says

Black children are disadvantaged by being viewed as less innocent and more adult, a report says.

Colorado man tests positive for H5 bird flu, 1st human case in the U.S. as CDC reports public health risk assessment remains low

The first human case associated with the H5 bird flu in the U.S. was detected in a Colorado man.

Swedish PM says integration of immigrants has failed, fuelled gang crime

Sweden has failed to integrate the vast numbers of immigrants it has taken in over the past two decades, leading to parallel societies and gang violence, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Thursday, as she launched a series of initiatives to combat organized crime.

The first human case of H5N1 Avian Flu in the US detected in Colorado

The first identified human case of the H5N1 virus, known as the avian flu and typically transmitted among poultry and wild birds, in the U.S. is in Colorado.

Swedish PM says integration of immigrants has failed, fueled gang crime

Sweden has failed to integrate the vast numbers of immigrants it has taken in over the past two decades, leading to parallel societies and gang violence, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Thursday, as she launched a series of initiatives to combat organised crime.

German energy firm Uniper ready to meet Russian pay demand

Uniper is preparing to buy Russian gas using a payment system that critics say will undermine EU sanctions.

Affidavit: Two men in masks allegedly stealing pizza, Pokemon cards led to shooting at Kissimmee Target

Before Osceola County deputies opened fire outside a Target in Kissimmee Wednesday night, deputies were called to the store to investigate a suspicious vehicle and two people who were suspected of stealing pizza and Pokémon cards inside, according to the charging affidavit.

Premier of British Virgin Islands arrested in Miami on drug trafficking charges

The premier of the British Virgin Islands was arrested in Miami Thursday after allegedly agreeing to help a federal informant posing as a member of the Sinaloa cartel.

Sixteen states sue the Postal Service over plan to buy gas-powered vehicles.

The lawsuits allege the Postal Service's environmental analysis to justify spending up to $11.3 billion on gas-powered delivery trucks was deeply flawed.

Jones County corrections officer arrested, fired in killing of Carl the Rooster

Carl the Rooster was a precious commodity to downtown Ocean Springs. Now, thanks to a concerted effort to find the person responsible for his kidnapping and death, a Jones County woman is being held accountable.

Iran seeks to expand its military cooperation with China | AP News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi expressed Wednesday his government’s desire for closer cooperation with China in remarks made during a visit by the Chinese defense minister, state media reported.

‘Whole Town of Flomaton is looking for heeerr’: Search for woman on stolen mower

Officers said they need help identifying the person. They said they also need to get the stolen stuff back.

Teachers in Southlake, Texas, asked to sign ‘non-disparagement’ agreements

Carroll Independent School District officials added a clause to teacher contracts banning them from criticizing the district. Legal experts say it's a violation of the First Amendment.

Sweden’s failed integration creates ‘parallel societies’, says PM after riots

Magdalena Andersson says both Islamism and rightwing extremism have been allowed to fester

The James Webb Space Telescope is fully aligned and ready to observe the universe

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Zelensky: 10 Russian soldiers identified as suspects in "crimes committed" in Bucha

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said 10 Russian servicemembers have been identified as suspects in the “crimes committed against our people in Bucha”.

James Corden Leaving ‘The Late Late Show’ In 2023

EXCLUSIVE: James Corden is preparing to say his goodbyes to The Late Late Show. The Brit has extended his contract for the CBS late-night series for one year and will depart ahead of summer 2023.

Just a reminder that the Flint water crisis is still happening 8 years later

April 25, 2022 marks the eighth anniversary of the water crisis. Many residents say Flint is still broken.

Russia deployed trained dolphins to guard Black Sea naval base, satellite images show

Russia appears to have deployed military dolphins to guard its naval base in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol from potential Ukrainian attacks.

Newly released video shows 9/11 hijackers with alleged Saudi intelligence operative

Less than two weeks after 9/11, boxes of evidence, including personal notes and video, were seized by British police from a home in Birmingham, England.

8 Midwest states seek permanent waiver to sell E15 gas

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governors from eight Midwest states asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for a permanent waiver that will allow each state to continue selling ethanol-blended gas year-round without restriction.

Carl the Ocean Springs rooster reportedly dead after missing for days

Multiple people have taken to social media to ask for the return of Carl the Rooster, a beloved fixture of downtown often seen wandering around Government Street.

Arctic Horizons Disrupts the Tactical UAV Industry with Revolutionary Defense Technology

Its innovative nacelle tilt-rotor technology completely changes the tactical UAV market as we know it

FBI violated rights of accused subway shooter by taking his DNA, attorney says in court filing | CNN

FBI agents violated the accused Brooklyn subway shooter's constitutional rights when they took DNA samples from him and didn't tell his attorneys, according to a court filing by the defense.

AP News: FDA issues plan to ban menthol in cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday released its long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, citing the toll on Black smokers and young people. “The proposed rules would help prevent children from becoming the next generation of smokers and help adult smokers quit,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, in a statement.

East Ukraine under heavy fire in advance of Russian holiday | AP News

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded a wide area of Ukraine on Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city during a visit by the head of the United Nations in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow's forces retreated weeks ago.

Blasts hit Kyiv as UN chief visits Zelensky

Russia carried out two strikes, and information on potential victims is being clarified, officials say.

Deutsche Bank whistleblower and FBI informant Val Broeksmit found dead on LA high school campus

Val Broeksmit was reported missing last year and was believed to be homeless

Severe hepatitis outbreak in healthy kids possibly linked to adenovirus infection, WHO officials say

The WHO and CDC believe the outbreak might be linked to adenovirus, though investigations are ongoing.

Climate change will drive new transmission of 4,000 viruses between mammals by 2070

A new study published in the journal Nature finds global warming will drive increased new viral transmission between mammals, including potentially humans.

Texas high schooler shot at prom party

Rashard Guinyard, a Texas high school track star, was fatally shot Sunday at a prom party, according to Fort Worth police.

Ohio school board member’s typo puts porn link in pro-abstinence Facebook post

In her Facebook post, Darbi Boddy responded to the notion of the school district hiring a firm to review its curriculum for potentially objectionable content.

Teens shot trying to break into man's car were 13 and 16-years-old, deputies say

According to investigators, the call first came in around 2 a.m. as a report of a car burglary with shots fired on Martinwood Drive.

Apple’s Self Service Repair now available in the US

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Lakota Schools board calls for member's resignation after 'typo' that linked to pornographic site

The meeting was about member Darbi Boddy and her recent communications regarding the board as well as the inclusion of a link to pornography in a post on social media.

State probe after George Floyd's killing finds a decade of 'discriminatory, race-based policing' in Minneapolis

A state investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department launched after the Memorial Day 2020 killing of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer revealed a pattern of "discriminatory, race-based policing" by officers going back a decade, according to a report released Wednesday.

Donetsk separatists’ desperate draft campaign empties streets of men

Men under 65 are spending their days in hiding, leaving wives and sisters to take over their jobs

FDA to issue plan banning menthol in cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday will lay out its long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, which have taken a disproportionate toll on Black smokers and other minorities.

McDonald's left with millions of dollars of Russian food it can't use.

McDonald's exit from Russia is costing it a lot of money — and food.

Bali to deport actor and wellness guru for naked haka on top of sacred mountain

A wellness guru and actor from Canada has made a tearful apology after a video of his naked haka on top of a sacred mountain in Bali fell foul of authorities on ...

US president lays out $33bn support package proposal for Ukraine

The US president outlines a record $33bn aid package for Ukraine but Congress needs to approve it.

YouTuber deliberately crashed his own plane for views, US aviation agency says

Trevor Jacob parachuted from the single-engine aircraft and filmed it as it crashed into a remote forest in California

In NYC, ads for jobs will have to say what they pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Help wanted. The job: putting one of the nation’s most far-reaching salary disclosure laws into practice. Location: New York City. Just four months ago, city lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to require many ads for jobs in the nation’s most populous city to include salary ranges, in the name of giving job applicants — particularly women and people of color — a better shot at fair pay.

Lake Mead falls to an unprecedented low, exposing one of the reservoir's original water intake valves

Lake Mead's plummeting water level has exposed one of the reservoir's original water intake valves for the first time, officials say.

A chilling Russian cyber aim in Ukraine: Digital dossiers | AP News

BOSTON (AP) — Russia's relentless digital assaults on Ukraine may have caused less damage than many anticipated.

US egg factory roasts alive 5.3 million chickens in avian flu cull – then fires almost every worker

Laborers worked for a month disposing of birds killed in a gruesomely inhumane manner. Then they found they too were disposable

The US economy shrank in the first quarter

America's economy unexpectedly shrank in the first quarter of 2022, data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis showed Thursday.

Kenosha council's Parks Commission decides not to act on an Anthony Huber memorial in Anderson Park

The Kenosha Common Council's Parks Commission decided Monday to push off a decision on an Anthony Huber memorial in a Kenosha park.

Rush to get emergency contraception into Ukraine as reports of rape rise

Charities describe logistical problems delivering morning-after pills and medical abortion drugs, and stress time is of the essence

Wisconsin DA says 14-year-old boy is the suspect in the death of 10-year-old Lily Peters

The juvenile defendant is facing three charges, including first degree intentional homicide, first degree sexual assault, and first degree sexual assault of a child under age 13.

U.S. FDA to publish proposal to ban menthol cigarettes - WSJ

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is likely to publish proposed rules to ban menthol cigarettes on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

U.S. economic growth rate unexpectedly declined in the first quarter by 1.4%

Gross domestic product unexpectedly declined 1.4% in the first quarter, an abrupt reversal for an economy coming off its best performance since 1984.

German parliament approves petition to deliver heavy arms to Ukraine

Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a petition on support for Ukraine backing the delivery of weapons including heavy arms to the country to help it fend off Russian attacks.

20 dead, thousands flee homes as gangs battle in Haiti

Criminal violence in Haiti has worsened this week as fighting among gangs in part of the capital chased thousands from their homes and killed at least 20 people, including children

David Ware Sentenced To Death For Murder Of Tulsa Police Officer

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Climate change may increase risk of new infectious diseases

Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070 — and that's likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.

Moderna asks FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for children ages 5 and under

The FDA has pledged to "move with all expediency" to review the company's data on a lower-dose kids' vaccine.

Connecticut boy, 6, severely burned in bullying attack, his family says

A 6-year-old boy in Connecticut has been hospitalized with second- and third-degree burns after his family said a bully covered a tennis ball with gasoline, lit it on fire and threw it at his face.

In NYC, ads for jobs will have to say what they pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Help wanted. The job: putting one of the nation’s most far-reaching salary disclosure laws into practice. Location: New York City. Just four months ago, city lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to require many ads for jobs in the nation’s most populous city to include salary ranges, in the name of giving job applicants — particularly women and people of color — a better shot at fair pay.

Canadian lawmakers vote unanimously to recognize “acts of genocide” committed by Russia

The Canadian House of Commons voted unanimously on Wednesday to recognize “acts of genocide” being committed by Russia in Ukraine. 

Russians "exerting intense fire" on multiple fronts, Ukraine military says

Russian forces "are exerting intense fire" as a multi-pronged offensive takes shape across three regions, according to the Ukrainian military leadership.

Lake Mead falls to an unprecedented low, exposing one of the reservoir's original water intake valves

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04/28/2022 - US left behind $7 billion of military equipment in Afghanistan after 2021 withdrawal, Pentagon report says

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Denver weather: City has first snowless April in 30 years, driest in 59 years

April is typically a pretty wet month in and around Denver, but this April was anything but. Instead of this month featuring our normal late-season snows, April featured hot, dry and windy conditions with fire danger present almost every day.

Canada lawmakers vote unanimously to label Russia's acts in Ukraine as 'genocide'

Canadian lawmakers voted unanimously on Wednesday to call Russia's attacks in Ukraine a "genocide", with members of parliament saying there was "ample evidence of systemic and massive war crimes against humanity" being committed by Moscow.

Disney says Florida can't dissolve theme park's special tax status

Company tells investors it is business as usual in the Sunshine State, despite feud with governor and lawmakers.

ESPN Anchor Sage Steele Sues Network Over Free Speech Claims

The SportsCenter host claims she was “sidelined” from major assignments after comments she made last year on Jay Cutler’s podcast.

Elon Musk wins shareholder lawsuit over Tesla’s $2.6 billion SolarCity acquisition

Tesla shareholders alleged that Tesla buying the solar installer amounted to a bailout, pushed through by Elon Musk who sat on both company boards at the time.

World’s most remote post office is hiring. Penguin counting required.

The position is based in Antarctica. Running water not included.

Shooting with 'multiple' victims reported at Kissimmee-area Target

There is a large law enforcement presence at a Target in Kissimmee following reports of a shooting involving multiple victims.

Tennessee House passes bill giving state commission approval of school library books

Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow the state’s textbook commission to approve or reject books in school libraries.

Heard a loud boom in Mississippi this morning? It was a meteor.

MSEMA says that the fireball caused no injuries or property damage and that it ran parallel to the Mississippi River.

Russia's tanks in Ukraine have a 'jack-in-the-box' design flaw. And the West has known about it since the Gulf war

Russian tanks with their tops blown off are just the latest sign that Russia's invasion of Ukraine isn't going to plan.

Proud Boys member pleads guilty for role in US Capitol attack

Plea agreement filed in federal court calls for Louis Enrique Colon to admit to a single felony charge and cooperate with prosecutors

Bully set 6-year-old boy on fire, leading to third-degree burns, family says

6-year-old Dominick Krankall was set on fire by a bully who has a history of abusing him, family members reportedly said. The young boy is now in the hospital, suffering from second and third-degree burns to his face and legs, according to WNBC News. The alleged bully is an 8-year-old neighbor who reportedly obtained gasoline and lighters, lit a ball on fire, and threw it at Dominick on Sunday.

Boeing lost $1.1 billion on Trump Air Force One contract; CEO regrets deal

Donald Trump had bragged his deal with Boeing for the Air Force One program would save taxpayers more than a billion dollars. It's cost Boeing more than that.

New York's highest court blocks Democratic-drawn congressional map over gerrymandering

New York's highest court blocked the state's Democratic-drawn congressional map Wednesday, concluding that the new boundaries represented a partisan gerrymander that violates the state constitution.

RiverDogs hosting N. Charleston ballplayers at 'The Joe' to finish game paused by gunfire

The Charleston RiverDogs are helping some young baseball players finish up a game that was halted by shots fired in North Charleston. On Wednesday, ABC News 4 learned that the minor league team would be hosting a youth game prior to its home contest on May 3rd. The earlier match will be from 5 p. m. until 6 p. m. and will be a resumption of the game interrupted by gunfire nearby on Monday. Original Story:Dozens of gunshots fired near youth baseball game in North Charleston | VIDEO.

U.S. identifies possible wind power areas off Oregon, Atlantic coasts

The Biden administration on Wednesday identified new areas for potential offshore wind development off the coasts of Oregon and several central Atlantic states, its latest step toward bolstering the nascent U.S. industry.

Russia Is Being Hacked at an Unprecedented Scale

From “IT Army” DDoS attacks to custom malware, the country has become a target like never before.

Trailblazing Chicago priest accused of molesting boy in the 1970s

A trailblazing Black priest George Clements, a civil rights hero to many African American Catholics, was accused of being an alleged sexual abuser of a young boy

Oklahoma governor signs ban on nonbinary gender markers

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday that bans the use of nonbinary gender markers on state birth certificates.

Detroit man freed from prison after 15 years of wrongful imprisonment - rape kits which proved his innocence were stuck in a backlog and not reexamined until years later

A rediscovered rape kit has freed a man after 15 years of wrongful imprisonment, giving 35-year-old Terance Calhoun a new lease on life.

Newtown families ask judge to dismiss Alex Jones’ ‘bad faith’ bankruptcies as they await defamation damages

Eight Sandy Hook families and an FBI agent who won a defamation case against conspiracy...

3 dead in Mississippi hotel shooting; police in standoff

A shooting at a hotel on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast has left three people dead and police in a standoff with the suspect at a business a few miles away