3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game. Two hours later, 17 others are shot a few blocks away

CNN — Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just two hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and 10 firearms were recovered, according to Milwaukee police. The … Read more

Biden will visit South Korea and Japan next month as he works to keep focus on Asia

CNN — President Joe Biden will make his first trip to Asia as president next month, visiting South Korea and Japan from May 20 to May 24, White House officials told CNN, underscoring his commitment to the region even as international attention is directed toward the crisis in Ukraine . Biden, the officials said, will … Read more

A$AP Rocky released on $550K bond after arrest over 2021 shooting incident

CNN — A$AP Rocky was detained by police at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday in connection to a November 2021 shooting, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The rapper was arrested on a charge of “assault with a deadly weapon (firearm)” in connection with a shooting in Hollywood … Read more

As violence spikes, the killing of an unarmed Palestinian mother highlights awful toll of occupation

Husan, West Bank CNN — In the well-appointed house in the West Bank village of Husan, members of Ghada Sabateen’s family welcomed a stream of mourners with bleary eyes. Sabateen, a 47-year-old widow, mother of six and math teacher, died from her wounds after being shot in her legs by Israeli forces near a temporary … Read more

Amir Locke: No charges will be filed in fatal police shooting

CNN — Prosecutors declined to file charges against the Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Amir Locke or any other officers involved in the no-knock warrant service that led to the 22-year-old Black man’s death in early February. An officer shot Locke within a few seconds of entering the apartment afters said prosecutor Locke emerged … Read more

Best massage guns of 2021

CNN — You’ve probably heard of massage guns by now, whether it’s been through your favorite fitness influencer, mesmerizing slow-motion videos on social media or your friend who’s always trying the latest and greatest recovery tools. But if you think that they’re just the latest fitness trend that’s sure to blow by in a year … Read more

Australia approves $2.6 billion missiles upgrade to counter China, will help AUKUS develop hypersonic missiles

CNN — Australia will spend $2.6 billion (3.5 billion Australian dollars) to upgrade its defensive missiles as the security environment in the Asia-Pacific region becomes more challenging due to China’s assertiveness, the country’s defense minister said Tuesday. The plan – which will significantly increase the range of missiles on Australia’s warships and warplanes – comes … Read more

Sacramento mass shooting: All 6 killed identified as police arrest one suspect

CNN — Police on Monday said they have arrested one man who is a suspect in Sunday’s mass shooting in Sacramento that killed six people and wounded 12 others. Dandre Martin, 26, was identified as a “related suspect” and was booked on assault and illegal firearm possession charges, according to a release from Sacramento police. … Read more

North Korea launches 9th missile test of the year

CNN — North Korea fired what is presumed to be a single ballistic missile into waters off the east of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, the country’s ninth such test of the year. “The South Korean military is maintaining a readiness posture by monitoring related movements in … Read more

Across Ukraine’s Black Sea coast, Russia’s strategy is hard to see

Mykolayiv, Ukraine CNN — Battered by intense shelling, peppered with gunfire and then… everything goes quiet. Along Ukraine’s strategic Black Sea coast, Russian forces are playing a strange game, testing defenses, spilling blood and raising tensions but failing to drive home any significant gains. The small city of Mykolaiv, located on an inlet that would … Read more