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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about the Uvalde shooting police response
- [Breaking news update 5:47 p.m. ET Friday]: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said during a press conference in Uvalde that he was "misled" about the police response to the shooting at the Robb Elementary School. He said the information that he provided at a press conference two days ago was a recitation of what law enforcement had told him in a room beforehand. He said he's livid that some of that information has turned out ...

Source: npr.org
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Home sellers are lowering their prices at the fastest clip since 2019
- The U.S. housing market may finally be cooling off. Nearly one in five home sellers dropped their price during the four-week period ending May 22 — the highest rate since 2019, according to a weekly Redfin study published Thursday . The same four-week period saw 13% fewer "homes for sale" browser searches on Google, and a 12% year-over-year drop in home tours and other related services from Redfin agents ...

Source: cnbc.com
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Depp-Heard jury will resume deliberations Tuesday
- A Fairfax County Circuit Court jury heard closing arguments in the contentious trial between film stars and former spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard on Friday, but after a couple hours of deliberation decided to resume their work after the holiday weekend. Depp filed a defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife over a 2018 op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post, in which she referred to herself as a public figure ...

Source: washingtonpost.com
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9 Monkeypox Cases Confirmed in United States
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Nine cases of monkeypox had been confirmed in seven states as of Wednesday, and there are likely to be more cases as a worldwide outbreak continues, U.S. health officials say. The nine cases of the disease, which does not occur naturally in the United States, were identified in Massachusetts, Florida, Utah, Washington, California, Virginia and New York, according to the U.S. ...

Source: consumer.healthday.com
POLITICS  
Jennifer Lopes Pays Tribute to 'Shades of Blue' Co-Star Ray Liotta
- The 'Goodfellas' actor has passed away at the age of 67. Jennifer Lopez shared a sweet tribute to her Shades of Blue co-star and "partner in crime" Ray Liotta, who died yesterday at the age of 57. The multi-hyphenate fondly remembered working with the Goodfellas actor, whom she worked closely with on the NBC police drama, which aired from 2016-2018. The "Waiting for Tonight" singer starred as Detective Harlee ...

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Judge dismisses Trump federal lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James over her probe of business
- A judge dismissed a federal lawsuit by former President Donald Trump that sought to bar a civil investigation of his business by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Brenda Sannes came a day after a state appeals court in New York upheld subpoenas issued by James compelling Trump and two of his adult children to appear for questioning under oath as part of her probe. Trump and ...

Source: cnbc.com
US   POLITICS  
The two paths Congress could take on gun control
- Lawmakers are weighing red flag laws and background checks in the search for a compromise. In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting , Congress is once again at a crossroads on gun control, an issue lawmakers have failed to act on for more than a decade . "I'm hopeful there is growing momentum. But I have failed plenty of times before," Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), a leading gun control advocate, told ...

Source: vox.com
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Kevin Spacey film producers react to UK sexual assault charges: 'There are those who wish for him not to act'
- Former 'House of Cards' star accused of sexually assaulting three men in 2005, 2008 and 2013 Following news that Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault in the U.K., the producers of one of his new films being shopped at Cannes have issued a statement in support of the disgraced actor. "While it's unfortunate that increased negative press is timed with Kevin returning to work, it's also to ...

Source: foxnews.com
POLITICS  
Shell says windfall tax 'creates uncertainty' about North Sea oil and gas investment
- The measure will see oil and gas firms pay a 25% levy on profits - but get tax breaks worth 91p for every £1 invested, according to the Treasury. Shell has said the chancellor's windfall tax "creates uncertainty" about investing in oil and gas in the North Sea. as part of a £21bn support package aimed at helping people cope with the rising cost of living. The measure will see oil and gas firms pay a 25% ...

Source: news.sky.com
BUSINESS  
Twitter Investors Suing Elon Musk Is Only Ratcheting Up the Takeover Tensions
- As the $44 billion deal looks shaky to some, one expert notes how the world's wealthiest man "likes to transact amongst chaos and use that to his advantage." Elon Musk and his mother Maye Musk arrive for the 2022 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022, in New York.   A group of Twitter shareholders filed a lawsuit against Elon Musk in a federal court on Wednesday, accusing the world's ...

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BUSINESS   MARKETS  
What Broadcom's acquisition of VMware means for the enterprise
- We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 - 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today ! The battle for control of the cloud's soul got a bit hotter when Broadcom announced plans to pay $61 billion for VMware, a price tag that makes the merger one of the largest tech deals ever. The purchase gives the growing ...

Source: venturebeat.com
US   MEDICINE  
24 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About the COVID-19 Vaccine
- The COVID-19 vaccine has been publicly available in the U.S. since December 2020. Since then, vaccination has eased the pandemic by preventing infections, reducing severe disease and saving lives. More is known about vaccine effectiveness, safety and side effects, which tend to be mild for most people. Still, vaccination guidelines keep changing. Previously, three vaccines were recommended for use in the U.S., now ...

Source: health.usnews.com
TECHNOLOGY  
2fa – Techdirt
- Twitter Hit With $150 Million Fine For Using Two-Factor Authentication Data For Marketing Karl Bode While a lot of the scandals surrounding "big tech" have been overblown, one that hasn't been discussed enough is Silicon Valley companies' abuse of user two-factor authentication data. If you've been napping, two-factor authentication (preferably of the email variety) helps protect your accounts from being ...

Source: techdirt.com
US   MARKETS  
Fed's preferred inflation gauge rose 4.9% in April, still near 40-year high
- Inflation gauge above 2% for 13th consecutive month A key measure of annual inflation that is closely watched by the Federal Reserve continued to run hot in April as widespread supply disruptions, extraordinarily high consumer demand and worker shortages fuel rapidly rising prices. The personal consumption expenditures price index, which measures costs that consumers pay for a variety of different items, showed ...

Source: foxbusiness.com
US   POLITICS  
McCarthy, GOP lawmakers escalate standoff with Jan. 6 panel
- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy is making it clear that he will likely defy a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack , escalating a standoff with the panel over his and other GOP lawmakers' testimony. In an 11-page letter to the panel Friday, an attorney for McCarthy argued that the select committee does not have the authority to issue subpoenas to ...

Source: apnews.com
AAA says record gas prices won't stop holiday travelers
- Despite record-setting gas prices, AAA expects Memorial Day travel to rival the days before COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept everyone at home. The travel agency's annual forecast says 2022 will experience the second highest single-year increase in travelers since 2010. The year 2021 was the highest. "By the looks of this Memorial Day travel forecast, the summer travel season is off to a sizzlin' start," said ...

Source: tbnweekly.com
WORLD   POLITICS  
Russian forces make advances on Ukrainian strongholds in east
- Russian military gains in the eastern Donbas region demonstrate how momentum in the war has shifted in recent days. Ukrainian forces have fallen back in the face of Moscow's biggest advance for weeks as Russian forces captured the centre of the railway hub town of Lyman and encircled most of the nearby strategic Severodonetsk city in eastern Ukraine. Despite the apparent Russian advances on two of the major fronts ...

Source: aljazeera.com
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In remote U.S. territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe
- HONOLULU — Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will most likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court overturns a precedent that established a national right to abortion in the United States. Hawaii is the closest U.S. state where abortion is legal under local law. Even so, Honolulu is 3,800 miles away — ...

Source: nbcnews.com
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Live updates
- Live updates | Ukraine leader defiant on victory over Russia KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelesnkyy spoke defiantly Friday in two speeches about his country's ultimate victory over Russian forces in both the most pressing battle in eastern Ukraine and the war, generally. "Ukraine is a country that has destroyed the myth about the extraordinary power of the Russian army -- an army that supposedly, ...

Source: apnews.com
US  
Asphyxiation death of Black man seen held in "gas chamber" police vehicle sparks outrage in Brazil
-  — The asphyxiation death of a Black man being held by two officers of Brazil's Federal Highway Police inside an SUV's smoke-filled trunk is sparking outrage among Brazilians. Images of the police stop Tuesday in Umbauba, in the northeastern state of Sergipe, show the officers forcibly keeping Genivaldo de Jesus Santos, 38, in the back of their police vehicle as a dense cloud of white smoke, which ...

Source: cbsnews.com
WORLD  
China and Russia Veto New UN Sanctions on North Korea
- UNITED NATIONS — China and Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution sponsored by the United States on Thursday that would have imposed tough new sanctions on North Korea for its spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-2 and marked a first serious division among the five veto-wielding permanent members of the ...

Source: military.com
After two arduous seasons, Warriors' core trio reach sixth NBA Finals
- SAN FRANCISCO — When the Golden State Warriors have it going, they make the defense look lost and apprehensive, overwhelmed by their quick decisions and even quicker triggers. But when the Warriors really have it going, their harmony of motion renders invisible their opponents and a high-stakes playoff game starts to look a bit like a pregame walk-through in an empty gym. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, ...

Source: washingtonpost.com
US   DIGITAL   BUSINESS  
Best Buy Memorial Day sale has big deals on tech, appliances, more
- If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. The start of Memorial Day sales has begun and you need to be on your game. This will help you get the best deals on the items you've been wanting. There's a reason you waited until they went on sale. One of the best events each year, the Best Buy Memorial Day sale , is already ...

Source: bgr.com
US   POLITICS  
5 Republican candidates for Michigan governor barred from ballot over invalid signatures
- Two of the top GOP contenders for Michigan governor, Perry Johnson and James Craig, were barred from the ballot, along with three minor candidates, because they fell short of the required number of valid signatures on their nominating petitions. Thousands of their signatures were declared to be fraudulent by the Michigan Bureau of Elections, bringing these candidates below the 15,000-signature threshold necessary ...

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US   MARKETS  
Stock market closes higher ahead of Memorial Day after encouraging inflation report
- NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies led a broad rally for stocks Friday as Wall Street notched its best week in 18 months. The gain broke a seven-week losing streak for the market, the longest such stretch since 2001. The S&P 500 rose 2.5% and finished 6.6% higher for the week, its best weekly gain since November 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.8% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 3.3%. Smaller ...

Source: usatoday.com
WORLD  
Secretary of State Blinken to China: You Want to Compete? Bring It On!
- Opinion Secretary of State Blinken to China: You Want to Compete? Bring It On! GEOPOLITICAL TEST OF THE 21ST CENTURY Secretary of State Antony Blinken gave a major foreign policy speech on defending Taiwan, democracy, and the Biden administration's Asia pivot. A week that began with the world wondering if the U.S. and China were inevitably headed to war over Taiwan took a different turn Thursday thanks to a speech ...

Source: thedailybeast.com
Almost 2,000 Years Later, Scientists Map Genome of Resident of Pompeii
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The DNA of a man who died in Pompeii, Italy, after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD is revealing surprising new secrets about the ancient world. Scientists recently completed the first successfully sequenced human genome from a Pompeii victim. Until now, only short stretches of DNA had been sequenced from human and animal . For the groundbreaking study, published May ...

Source: consumer.healthday.com
Ellen DeGeneres walks away from her talk show empire and leaves behind a mixed legacy
- DeGeneres won over audiences after she came out in 1997. But recent criticism of a hostile work environment undermined her friendly reputation Last modified on Fri 27 May 2022 06.08 EDT With tear-stained cheeks, Ellen DeGeneres signed off her chatshow for the final time on Thursday, ending a daytime TV juggernaught that had lasted 19 years. The guest list for the final show included Billie Eilish, Pink and Jennifer ...

Source: theguardian.com
POLITICS  
Cómo hablar con los niños cuando las noticias dan miedo. Una guía bilingüe
- Cómo hablar con los niños cuando las noticias dan miedo. Una guía bilingüe Este artículo fue traducido por la periodista María Peña y editado por el periodista Carlos Cabrera-Lomelí del equipo de KQED en Español. Read it in English here . Las noticias pueden ser devastadoras: Comunidades por todo el país están consternadas después de ...

Source: npr.org
Delta Air Lines to cut 100 daily flights over the summer
- 2.1M people will pass through airport security every day this summer: TSA Delta Air Lines will "strategically decrease" its flight schedule this summer as it tries to minimize disruptions. From July 1 to Aug. 7, the peak of the bustling summer travel season, Delta will reduce its schedule by 100 daily departures, the Atlanta-based carrier announced Thursday. The changes will take effect primarily in the ...

Source: foxbusiness.com
Yankees, Rays use social media to raise awareness about gun violence
- May 27 (Reuters) - The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays used their social media accounts to raise awareness about gun violence on Thursday instead of covering their Major League Baseball (MLB) game in the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas. An 18-year-old gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle stormed an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two teachers, days after a ...

Source: reuters.com
Senegal President sacks health minister after hospital fire that killed eleven babies
- (CNN) Senegalese President Macky Sall has fired his health minister as the country mourns eleven babies killed by a fire at the neonatal ward of a hospital in the western city of Tivaouane. Health Minister Diouf Sarr was relieved of his duties Thursday, and has been replaced by a senior ministry official, Marie Khemesse Ngom Ndiaye, according to a government statement . Sarr was attending the World Health Assembly ...

Source: cnn.com
Seventeen Watch Club Pick: "Stranger Things 4"
- After three years, we finally get to reunite with the Hawkins (and now California) crew. Welcome to Seventeen Watch Club! If you love to catch up with the latest films or just want to geek out on the next binge-worthy series, look no further. At Watch Club, we pride ourselves in obsessing together over must-watch movies or TV drops that you're definitely going to want to know all about. Consider this your source ...

Source: seventeen.com
BUSINESS   TECHNOLOGY  
Google Hit With UK Antitrust Probe Into Ad-Technology Roles
- The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced Thursday another investigation into Google for potential antitrust abuse in connection with its advertising technology. This is the second investigation by the CMA into Google's advertising practices. The first centered on a deal between Google and Facebook in March. It also launched an investigation into Google's privacy strategy, Sandbox, after receiving ...

Source: mediapost.com
US   MEDICINE  
CBD for Alzheimer's: Safety, products, and more
- CBD for Alzheimer's disease in 2022 Currently, there is no scientific evidence suggesting that cannabidiol (CBD) products can help treat or prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, initial studies show CBD could alleviate specific symptoms of the condition. A quick look at CBD products for Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia around the world. Alzheimer's disease ...

Source: medicalnewstoday.com
DIGITAL  
Microsoft's plans for an Xbox streaming stick head back to the drawing board
- Company is "pivot[ing] away from the current iteration" of its "Keystone" device. Last year, Microsoft officially confirmed years of rumors and announced plans for "standalone streaming devices" that could stream Xbox games through the company's xCloud service. Now, though, the company says it's essentially going back to the drawing board and "pivot[ing] away from the current iteration" of that streaming-focused ...

Source: arstechnica.com
WORLD  
Iranian forces seize two Greek tankers in the Gulf: State media
- Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they seized two Greek oil tankers in Arabian Gulf due to 'violations' that were committed. Iranian forces seized two Greek tankers in the Gulf on Friday, Iranian state media reported, shortly after Tehran warned it would take "punitive action" against Athens over the confiscation of Iranian oil by the United States from a tanker held off the Greek coast. Iran's Revolutionary Guard ...

Source: aljazeera.com
POLITICS  
Russia is responsible for inciting genocide and perpetrating atrocities that show an "intent to destroy" the Ukrainian people, a new legal analysis signed by more than 30 independent experts concluded.
- The report , published Friday by the Washington-based New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy and the Montreal-based Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, also concludes that there is "serious risk of genocide in Ukraine," and that states have a legal obligation to prevent genocide from occurring. It cited denials from high-level Russian officials and state media commentators of the existence of a distinct ...

Source: washingtonpost.com
DIGITAL   TECHNOLOGY  
Facebook's New Privacy Policy—What You Need To Know
- Facebook's New Privacy Policy—What You Need To Know Facebook owner Meta has started sending out alerts about changes to its privacy policy from July. So, what's changed and should you be concerned? The answer to the first question is not much; the second is more complicated. Facebook is a data-hungry ad giant that collects vast amounts of your data. The social network has been under huge pressure for the last ...

Source: forbes.com
Netflix and Disney Adds Content Warning to 'Stranger Things' and Obi Wan Kenobi After Uvalde School Shooting
- Due to the general but chilling similarities the opening scenes of  Stranger Things 4 and Obi Wan Kenobi bear to the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Netflix and Disney has issued a content warning. Netflix added a warning card to "Stranger Things 4" after Tuesday's mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The first episode of ...

Source: teenkidsnews.com
Data analytics vs data science: what's the difference?
- The data analytic industry has grown at an astronomical rate in recent years. Large and small businesses alike are flooded with data and information, so it should come as little surprise that the big data sector has expanded at an exponential rate over the last decade. Data science is a field that allows businesses to develop and implement data-driven, customer-centric strategies based on real-world information and ...

Source: newsanyway.com
POLITICS  
Former EPA Chief Had Security Drive Into Oncoming Traffic To Get Dry Cleaning
- Scott Pruitt is one of several Republicans running for Oklahoma's soon-to-be vacant Senate seat. Scott Pruitt , a former head of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Trump administration, regularly asked his federal security detail to speed and use sirens and emergency lights because he was running late to meetings, according to a federal report released Thursday. In one 2017 instance, a special agent ...

Source: huffpost.com
US  
Expert Tips to Help Parents Cope With Baby Formula Shortage
- FRIDAY, May 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As U.S. parents struggle to find formula to feed their infants during a nationwide shortage, they may not know what to do. Experts from Penn State Health Children's Hospital offer some safe suggestions for navigating the issue. To start with, consider trying a different brand of formula if you can't find the one you would typically buy. It may make babies a little fussy or ...

Source: consumer.healthday.com
Smart Pacemaker Harmlessly Dissolves in the Body After It's No Longer Needed
- Northwestern University Science . The work was led by John A. Rogers, Igor R. Efimov, and Rishi Arora from Northwestern University. The sensors communicate with each other to continuously monitor the body's various physiological functions, including body temperature, oxygen levels, respiration, physical activity, muscle tone, and the heart's electrical activity. The system then automatically analyzes this combined ...

Source: scitechdaily.com
SCIENCE  
Meet the smallest ever remote-controlled walking robot
- Even smaller than a flea, the crab bot created by engineers from Northwestern University could signal the beginning of a new era of microscale robotics. Engineers have unveiled the smallest remote-controlled walking robot ever created - even tinier than a flea. The tiny robotic crab can "walk, bend, twist, turn and jump" according to engineers from Northwestern University in the US. It could signal the beginning of ...

Source: news.sky.com
US  
The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school
- Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that they started with joy and that had held such promise. They're the 21 people who were killed Tuesday when an 18-year-old gunman barricaded himself in a fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School in the southwestern Texas town of Uvalde. Some families have been ...

Source: news4jax.com
US  
A slew of candy and snacks made with Jif peanut butter now being recalled
- Sandwiches, candy, trail mix and other snacks made with are among the growing number of products being pulled from stores and vending machines nationwide as federal health officials investigate a multi-state outbreak of salmonella. At least 16 people from 12 states have been infected, with two hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday in an on the outbreak. Five out of five people ...

Source: cbsnews.com
U.S. SEC looking into Musk's Twitter stake purchase
- WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's disclosure of his stake in Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) in early April, according to a letter the agency sent to him that month. In the letter, now made public by the SEC, the regulator asks Musk why it appears he did not file required paperwork within 10 days of the acquisition, and ...

Source: reuters.com
New Bill Aims to Ban China's Digital Currency from US App Stores
- The proposed law would prevent the app store from carrying apps that accept payment in e-CNY. Three Republican Senators have proposed a bill to try and ban the use of apps that support China's digital currency, also known as e-CNY or digital yuan, over concerns that the Chinese government could use the currency to spy on U.S. citizens. Featured Videos Now playing Now playing The draft law was labeled as the ...

Source: gizmodo.com
Southern Baptist leaders release a previously secret list of accused sexual abusers
- In response to an explosive investigation, top Southern Baptists have released a previously secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. The 205-page database was made public late Thursday. It includes more than 700 entries from cases that largely span from 2000 to 2019. Its existence became widely known Sunday when the independent firm, Guidepost Solutions, ...

Source: npr.org
Were dinosaurs warm- or cold-blooded?
- New method of fossil analysis tells us that most dinosaurs were warm-blooded, like their modern descendants, birds. Schematic drawing of a subset of the animals investigated as part of the study. Metabolic rates and resulting thermophysiological strategies are color-coded, orange hues characterize high metabolic rates coinciding with warm-bloodedness, and blue hues characterize low-metabolic rates coinciding with ...

Source: cosmosmagazine.com
US  
Marijuana regulators look to end TikTok ban on ads
- New York State marijuana regulators are asking the social media app TikTok to stop banning advertising that involves the word "cannabis" as they work to promote public education on the state's move to legalize. The Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) sent a letter to TikTok executives on Monday, urging them to revise their advertising policy for government entities so that they can freely talk about marijuana in a ...

Source: 420intel.com
Joby receives FAA Air Carrier certification to start air taxi services
- America's leading eVTOL company has received Part 135 certification from the FAA, so it can now begin offering on-demand commercial air taxi operations. Not with its eVTOL aircraft, mind you – that's still a long way from being type approved. Instead, the company says it'll start flying people around in conventional aircraft to get its systems and processes together as it gears up to launch an urban air taxi ...

Source: newatlas.com
US   POLITICS  
USA and India on Abortion Rights: Falling on Opposite Ends of the Spectrum
- / Pixabay USA and India on Abortion Rights: Falling on Opposite Ends of the Spectrum Gayatri Kondapalli and Akarshi Narain, law students at NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad, India compare and contrast the legal approaches to abortion in the United States and India... While abortion has been a hotbed of controversy in America for decades, many states, especially those governed by the conservatives, have lately ...

Source: jurist.org
US  
Different Ways to build lasting relationships with your customers.
- A successful firm has high-quality products, reasonable prices, an excellent marketing team, etc. It may still lose clients if it cannot give a positive user experience. Brands have evolved when it comes to wooing customers, but so have customers. They are conscious of their preferences and requirements and are willing to try new things even if it is inconvenient. In other words, having a superior product or a more ...

Source: ventsmagazine.com
CISA, DOD Report Gaps for Agencies Assessing 5G Security Risks
- Agency officials identified a lack of guiding standards for determining and mitigating risk from certain implementations of the technology and advised agencies to proceed with caution, employing penetration tests accordingly. Officials from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Defense Department are pointing to a path for agencies' authorization of fifth-generation networking projects while ...

Source: nextgov.com
WORLD  
A pivotal moment: Pacific faces a choice over China that will shape it for decades
- Pacific countries in the centre of a geopolitical tug-of-war between China and the US and its allies face a big decision this week Last modified on Fri 27 May 2022 20.40 EDT I t was the week that everything changed. For years, security analysts and politicians have warned of the rise of China in the Pacific. Officials representing Beijing have been working slowly and, for the most part, quietly in the small island ...

Source: theguardian.com
US  
Texas school shooting: Husband of killed teacher dies 'of grief'
- The husband of one of the teachers slain in Tuesday's mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has reportedly died of a heart attack. Joe Garcia was the husband of Irma Garcia, who taught for 23 years at Robb Elementary School. Mrs Garcia was one of two teachers killed by a teenage gunman in the shooting that left 21 people dead - including 19 children. The couple - who were married for 24 years - are survived by four ...

Source: bbc.com
US  
Justice Department upholds past decision not to charge former FBI agents accused of mishandling Larry Nassar sexual abuse probe
- – Two former FBI agents accused of mishandling sexual abuse allegations against convicted sex abuser and former will not face criminal prosecution, the Justice Department announced Thursday, upholding previous non-prosecutorial decisions. According to a statement released by the department, the decision was made "after multiple reviews and analyses of evidence gathered in the investigation of the former ...

Source: cbsnews.com
Justin Timberlake sells song catalogue in deal 'worth just over $100m'
- Singer follows other artists, selling to Blackstone-backed fund Hipgnosis Songs Capital Last modified on Thu 26 May 2022 14.44 EDT Justin Timberlake has sold his song catalogue to Hipgnosis Song Management and a fund backed by the private equity firm Blackstone in a deal thought to be worth just over $100m (£75.5m). Hipgnosis offers investors the chance to make money from the royalties of popular songs by ...

Source: theguardian.com
WORLD   POLITICS  
Pakistan's ex-PM Imran Khan issues election ultimatum after protest march
- Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan disbanded a protest march by supporters on Thursday after clashes with police outside parliament the previous evening, but he warned that they would return unless an election was called within six days. has said that the confidence vote that toppled him and ushered in the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shabhaz Sharif last month was the result of a US ...

Source: france24.com
US   BUSINESS  
Apple to hike starting pay for retail workers as they push to unionize
- Apple is raising wages for its retail workers as the technology giant  at the company's stores. Starting pay for Apple's hourly workers in the U.S. will rise $22 an hour, the Wall Street Journal first  . The iPhone maker announced the new pay changes in an email announcing an increase in its compensation budget to employees Wednesday. Starting salaries for employees, meanwhile, are also expected to ...

Source: cbsnews.com
Andy Fletcher, Founding Member of Depeche Mode, Dies at 60
- Andy "Fletch" Fletcher, keyboardist and one of the founding members of iconic British electronic band Depeche Mode , has died. He was 60. The news was announced via Depeche Mode's official Twitter account, which posted the news Thursday afternoon. "Fletch had a true heart of gold, and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a good laugh, or a cold pint," the post reads. A cause of death was ...

Source: variety.com
Depeche Mode founding keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies at 60
- Andy "Fletch" Fletcher, keyboardist for British synth pop giants Depeche Mode for more than 40 years, has died at age 60 LOS ANGELES -- Andy "Fletch" Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like "Just Can't Get Enough" and "Personal Jesus," has died at age 60. Depeche Mode announced the death of founding member Fletcher on ...

Source: abcnews.go.com
WORLD   US   POLITICS  
Palestinian probe says Israeli forces deliberately shot Abu Akleh
- Palestine's attorney general says probe found that slain Al Jazeera journalist was intentionally shot by Israeli forces. The Palestinian Authority has announced the results of its investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh , saying that it shows Israeli forces deliberately shot and killed the veteran reporter. The findings echoed the results of a preliminary investigation ...

Source: aljazeera.com
US  
Everything To Remember From
- Stranger Things From the terrifying Mind Flayer to all those deaths. It's been nearly three years since we last saw the psionic Eleven and the young Hawkins crew of Stranger Things . (And clearly, several of the young actors have the height to prove it.) But in the world of the show, Season 4 of Stranger Things picks up just six months after the battle at Starcourt Mall with the Mind Flayer . For the first time in ...

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US   POLITICS  
How to Murder Your Husband writer found guilty of murdering husband
- Portland jury finds Nancy Crampton Brophy guilty of killing chef Daniel Brophy in June 2018 First published on Thu 26 May 2022 03.37 EDT A jury in the US city of Portland has convicted a self-published romance novelist who wrote an essay titled How to Murder Your Husband of fatally shooting her husband. The 12-person jury found Nancy Crampton Brophy, 71, guilty of second-degree murder on Wednesday after ...

Source: theguardian.com