Ex-Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd’s death

CNN — Former Minneapolis Police officer Thomas Lane pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter Wednesday related to his role in the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement. “I am pleased Thomas Lane has accepted responsibility for his role in Floyd’s death,” Ellison said. “His acknowledgment he … Read more

Ukraine war pushes Brussels to break a taboo with joint arms spending plan – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The European Commission will on Wednesday put forward a plan under which it would acquire a groundbreaking new defense role by helping the member countries co-ordinate their increasing military spending. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered sweeping changes in European defense policy, pushing Sweden and Finland toward NATO … Read more

Shooting along Indiana highway where SUV was stopped kills 2

Authorities say two men were fatally shot after a police officer and two good Samaritans stopped along a southern Indiana highway to help a driver who was stopped in the roadway ByThe Associated Press May 17, 2022, 2:56 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PALMYRA, Ind. — Two men … Read more

Using Global Markets To Your Advantage

Dating Group CIO Bill Alena is a RevOps and CVC executive with more than 20 years of experience in digital media and online dating. getty For corporations to survive in today’s ever-changing business environment, they must innovate. This is true whether your organization is a scrappy startup or a global corporation. But for larger corporations, … Read more

Twitch, a live-streaming giant, comes under scrutiny after Buffalo shooting

Gabby Jones/Bloomberg/Getty Images CNN Business — Twitch, the livestreaming giant popular among video gamers, has been thrust into the national spotlight after the suspect in the Buffalo grocery store mass shooting tried to broadcast the attack on the platform. Twitch removed the livestream less than two minutes after the violence began on Saturday, a spokesperson … Read more

Should you worry about data from your period-tracking app being used against you? | Lifestyle

It’s estimated that millions of people in the US use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track when they are ovulating, and monitor other health effects. The apps can help signal when a period is late. After Politico published on May 2 a draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicating that Roe v. Wade, the law … Read more

We’re not all Ukrainians now – POLITICO

patrick porter is pprofessor of Iinternational ssecurity and sstrategy at the University of Birmingham. Benjamin H. Friedman is policy director at Defense Priorities. Justin Logan is acesenior fellow at the Cato Institute. Insisting that the United States and its NATO allies should want exactly what Ukraine does is understandable politics — but it’s also dangerous … Read more

Rain brings relief to massive, record-wildfire in New Mexico

Lightning has sparked a few new small fires in the drought-stricken Southwest By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press May 17, 2022, 4:31 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Lightning sparked a few new small fires in the drought-stricken Southwest Monday but the thunderstorms brought welcome rain to the monster … Read more

EU, US flaunt joint action to ‘hammer’ Russia on trade and tech – POLITICO

SACLAY, France — If Russia hadn’t invaded Ukraine, the new flagship for EU-US cooperation wouldn’t have had nearly as much to report at its second summit. Among the concrete slabs of the Saclay research cluster southwest of Paris, joint trade action against Moscow was cited again and again as one of the great achievements of … Read more

EU, US flaunt joint action to ‘hammer’ Russia on trade and tech – POLITICO

SACLAY, France — If Russia hadn’t invaded Ukraine, the new flagship for EU-US cooperation wouldn’t have had nearly as much to report at its second summit. Among the concrete slabs of the Saclay research cluster southwest of Paris, joint trade action against Moscow was cited again and again as one of the great achievements of … Read more