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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 […]

Steve May 16, 2022

At least four major shootings took place this past weekend, leaving dozens injured and thirteen dead in four cities across the country.  In Buffalo, New York, 18-year-old Payton S. Gendron opened fire in a Tops Friendly Markets on Saturday, killing ten people and leaving three wounded. The gunman appears to have specifically targeted a Black […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Partial results show change in the balance of power in Parliament where Hezbollah and allies once held a majority. Beirut, Lebanon – The Lebanese movement Hezbollah and its allies could suffer setbacks in the parliamentary elections, according to partial results, with several anti-establishment candidates picking up seats in the first election since the economic crisis […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Face down. In a ditch. That is how and where Shireen Abu Akleh’s life ended. Face down. In a ditch. She should be alive. At work with her colleagues doing her job. A reporter. At home with her family. A daughter, a sister, an aunt. In Palestine, among Palestinians who loved and admired her. But […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Sri Lanka’s new prime minister proposed privatizing the country’s loss-making national airline as the country tries to claw out of its worst economic crisis in decades. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 Sri Lanka’s new prime minister on Monday proposed privatizing the country’s loss-making national airline as part of reforms aimed at solving the […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Rapper Lil Keed, a rising star mentored by artist Young Thug, has died at the age of 24, his record label announced.  The Atlanta native, whose real name was Raqhid Render, died Friday. “A member of our family is gone. Lil Keed was one of the most genuine and heartfelt human beings. He was an […]

Steve May 16, 2022

by Christopher Rudolph 5/16/2022 For the first time since January 2020, DragCon was finally back, back, back, back, again this past weekend! From Friday through Sunday, more than 150 drag queens and an estimated 50,000 fans click-clacked through the Los Angeles Convention Center for a fierce weekend full of meet-and-greets, must-have merch, performances, a disco […]

Steve May 16, 2022

JetBlue is appealing directly to Spirit’s shareholders in an effort to prevail over a rival offer from Frontier. By Mary Schlangenstein and Charlotte RyanBloomberg Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 JetBlue Airways Corp. made a hostile $3.3 billion cash bid for Spirit Airlines Inc., appealing directly to shareholders in an effort to prevail over a […]

Steve May 16, 2022

An investigation into the weekend shooting of more than a dozen people at a western New York supermarket will turn on Monday to whether authorities missed tell-tale signs and red flags left by the teenage gunman prior to his racist killing spree. Authorities said Payton Gendron, 18, carried out an act of “racially motivated violent […]