Clarence Thomas calls out John Roberts as Supreme Court moves closer to overturning Roe v. Wade

Roberts announced that 30 years ago, on this exact date, an investiture ceremony for Thomas was held. Thomas, seated to Roberts’ right, beamed and put his arm around the chief’s shoulder. That collegiality in the courtroom, filled with only a few dozen spectators because of Covid-19 protocols, is gone. The two justices are now locked … Read more

Biden: Korea’s chip factory a model for deeper ties with Asia

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden kicked off a trip to Asia on Friday by visiting a South Korean computer chip factory that will serve as a model for another factory in Texas, offering it as a way to dig deeper Indo-Pacific ties and fueling technological innovation and fostering vibrant democracies. “Much of … Read more

A Buffalo supermarket worker called 911 during the massacre and was asked, “Why are you whispering? Now the dispatcher is about to be fired, an official says

“It’s just constant, just shooting. It doesn’t stop. It just keeps going,” she told CNN’s Don Lemon on Thursday. Hiding behind the helpline counter, Rogers dialed 911. But the dispatcher treated her plea with such disdain that local authorities now intend to fire her at a May 30 hearing, a said a senior county official. … Read more

Thousands line up for petrol and gas in Sri Lanka amid food shortage warnings

COLOMBO, May 20 (Reuters) – Thousands of people lined up for cooking gas and petrol in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital on Friday and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe warned of a food shortage as the island nation is battling a devastating economic crisis. Lines have formed in many parts of Colombo, a city of around 900,000, … Read more

Human-induced climate crisis is causing Japan’s cherry trees to bloom earlier

(CNN) — Every spring, crowds flock to admire the Japanese cherry blossom, a dazzling pink and white flower revered in the country for more than a thousand years. But world famous sakura plants are flowering much earlier than normal due to human-induced climate change, a new study has found. Researchers from the Met Office in … Read more

Canada bans Chinese Huawei technologies from 5G networks

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a temporarily closed Huawei store due to coronavirus restrictions in Beijing, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Chinese leaders are struggling to reverse a deepening economic crisis while maintaining a ” zero-COVID” which shut down Shanghai and other cities. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Schiefelbein/AP A woman … Read more

Canada to ban Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE from 5G networks

Canada has said it will ban Huawei and ZTE from providing 5G services in the country, in the latest move by a US ally to target Chinese telecoms equipment makers. Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s minister for innovation, science and industry, said on Thursday that the country intends “to prohibit the inclusion of products and services from … Read more

‘Why and what happened’: CPD officer shoots and seriously injures 13-year-old carjacking suspect

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chicago police officer shot and seriously injured a 13-year-old carjacking suspect Wednesday night on the city’s West Side, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability said. Chicago police were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle wanted in connection with a carjacking from a nearby suburb just before 10:15 p.m. in the 800 … Read more

As Trump falsely attacks another election, Pennsylvania officials gear up for November

Placeholder while loading article actions Former President Donald Trump stepped up his baseless assault on the Pennsylvania election on Thursday even as other Republicans refused to take his position and election officials warned his rhetoric could further erode trust in the system. democratic. For the second day, Trump again questioned the legitimacy of mail-in ballots … Read more