Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Mexican Journalist Who Told Country’s President She Feared for Her Life Is Killed

Lourdes Maldonado, a well-known local TV personality who worked for various media outlets in Tijuana, was shot dead in her car by unknown assailants as she was driving home Sunday evening, according to local authorities. Nearly three years ago, she told Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that she feared for her life because of … Read more

Supreme Court Allows Continued Enforcement of Texas Six-Week Abortion Ban

Supreme Court Allows Continued Enforcement of Texas Six-Week Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court allowed Texas’ six-week abortion ban to stay indefinitely, issuing an order Thursday blocking litigation against the law while the state’s top court considers a procedural issue related to the application of the measure. The court order was unsigned and, as usual, provided no explanation. The three liberal justices dissented, arguing … Read more

University of Michigan reaches $490 million settlement for sexual abuse by sports doctor

University of Michigan reaches 0 million settlement for sexual abuse by sports doctor

The University of Michigan has agreed to a $490 million settlement with more than 1,000 people who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor during his nearly four-decade career at the school, it was announced Wednesday the university and those involved in the settlement. The university said 1,050 people will share in … Read more

Puerto Rico emerges from bankruptcy as economic problems persist

Puerto Rico emerges from bankruptcy as economic problems persist

Puerto Rico has received court approval to emerge from bankruptcy in the largest-ever US municipal debt restructuring, ending years of conflict with creditors as the US territory faces other issues stubborn economics. Tuesday’s court ruling approved a write-down of $30.5 billion in public debt accumulated during an economic decline marked by high unemployment, outward migration … Read more

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Claim Suspected Drone Strikes on U.A.E. Capital

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Claim Suspected Drone Strikes on U.A.E. Capital

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they were behind suspected drone attacks in the United Arab Emirates that killed three people on Monday, as escalating fighting in a seven-year-old civil war spills over into the whole Middle East. The Houthis, who are backed by Iran, said they had targeted Abu Dhabi in retaliation for a recent escalation … Read more

Afghanistan’s Taliban Battle Rebellion by Ethnic Minority Fighters

Afghanistan’s Taliban Battle Rebellion by Ethnic Minority Fighters

KABUL—The Afghan Taliban are battling a rebellion of ethnic minority fighters within their own ranks in the north of the country, a sign that ties are fraying within the alliance built by the Islamist group that took control of the country. country in August. Some Uzbeks who have joined the Taliban, which is dominated by … Read more

Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and others sued for promoting cryptocurrency

Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and others sued for promoting cryptocurrency

Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Paul Pierce are among a number of celebrities prosecuted for allegedly leading investors into a cryptocurrency “pump and dump” scam. The celebrities and other defendants are accused of making “false or misleading statements to investors about EthereumMax through social media ads and other promotional activity,” according to the class … Read more

Iran Navy Port Emerges as Key to Alleged Weapons Smuggling to Yemen, U.N. Report Says

Iran Navy Port Emerges as Key to Alleged Weapons Smuggling to Yemen, U.N. Report Says

Thousands of rocket launchers, machine guns, sniper rifles and other weapons seized from the Arabian Sea by the US Navy in recent months likely came from a single port in Iran, according to a confidential report by the US Navy. United Nations which provides some of the most detailed evidence that Tehran exports weapons to … Read more

New trial seeks to hold Facebook accountable for shooting death of federal security officer

New trial seeks to hold Facebook accountable for shooting death of federal security officer

Legal action filed Wednesday aims to detain Facebook‘s FB 2.56% The parent company responsible for the 2020 murder of a federal security guard, in the latest push to challenge protections for websites hosting user-generated content. In a complaint against Meta Platforms Inc., FB 2.56% Angela Underwood Jacobs has said the alleged murder of her brother, … Read more

Kazakhstan Protests: Russia Sends Troops as Dozens Killed in Unrest

Kazakhstan Protests: Russia Sends Troops as Dozens Killed in Unrest

MOSCOW — Russia sends paratroopers to help the leader of Kazakhstan quash a wave of protests as Russian President Vladimir Putin further west confronts the United States and its allies over the future of another. former soviet republic, Ukraine. Dozens of people were killed in clashes between protesters and Kazakhstan’s security forces in the early … Read more