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Steve May 16, 2022

US says measures, including loosening curbs on family remittances and travel, aim to ‘support Cuban people’. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 The administration of United States President Joe Biden is easing some restrictions on Cuba, the US State Department has announced, including curbs on family remittances and travel to the Caribbean island nation. […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Ukrainian defence official says efforts continue to evacuate remaining soldiers from steel plant in besieged port city. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 More than 260 Ukrainian soldiers have been evacuated from a steel plant in Mariupol, the country’s deputy defence minister said, after a weeks-long standoff with Russian forces in the besieged southern […]

Steve May 16, 2022

I cringed when I saw Britney Spears announce last month that she was newly pregnant.  As someone who went through four miscarriages before the birth of our daughter, I know how tenuous pregnancy is — and how many end in early miscarriages. Ten to 20 percent of known pregnancies result in loss. And older women […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker got married on Sunday, according to a source close to the musician. The reality TV star and Blink-182 drummer tied the knot in Santa Barbara, Calif., according to TMZ. On Monday, the two shared images of their nuptials on Instagram. “Till death do us part,” each of them wrote in […]

Steve May 16, 2022

The war in Ukraine’s interruption to wheat, barley, sunflower oil and other staples has raised already high global food prices. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday met with Ukrainian refugees and stressed the need to confront Russian brutality as she visited Poland ahead of a meeting […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Labour’s shadow minister for the Middle East and North Africa has joined other members of parliament in calling for the UK government to demand an independent investigation into the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh that has triggered an outpouring of global condemnation. Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head while […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Dozens of protests have taken place across the globe after Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces on May 11. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 Demonstrators around the world have taken to the streets to protest against the killing of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Abu Akleh, 51, […]

Steve May 16, 2022

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 antigovernment extremism, has died at the age of 74. His May 11 death was announced in a Facebook post by daughter Sara Weaver, who […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Is self-immolation protest or pathology? This is the question weighing on everyone who knew Wynn Bruce, the Colorado man who set himself on fire outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Earth Day, or who has heard his story in the weeks since. Bruce, a photographer, environmentalist, and practicing Buddhist, left no note. But his father and […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 President Emmanuel Macron has named Labour Minister Elisabeth Borne as prime minister to lead his ambitious reform plans, the first woman to head the French government in more than 30 years. Earlier on Monday, outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex handed his resignation to the president, part of […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Mexico’s president has threatened to skip next month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles if nations are excluded. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said a US delegation will travel to Mexico this week to discuss the upcoming Summit of the Americas, set to be held […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Twitter’s stock has been dropping on concerns that Musk could walk away from the $44bn acquisition altogether. By Dana Hull and Nathan CrooksBloomberg Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 Elon Musk stoked speculation that he could seek to renegotiate his takeover of Twitter Inc., saying a viable deal at a lower price wouldn’t be “out […]