Casey White and Vicky White: Investigators reveal fugitives paid someone $100 to book their Evansville, Indiana, hotel room

The fugitives paid him $100 to use his ID card to book a room at the Motel 41 in Evansville, Indiana, Vanderburgh County Sheriff David Wedding said. It was at that hotel that officers spotted the duo exit a room and drive away in a Cadillac, setting off a pursuit that ended with Casey White … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Suspect’s posts could be seen online 30 minutes before mass shooting

Payton S. Gendron — suspected of killing 10 people and wounding three — had created a private chat room on the communications app Discord and invited people to view his chat logs before his attack at the Tops Friendly Markets store, a Discord spokesperson told CNN . “What we know at this time is that … Read more

Buffalo shooting: Suspect’s posts on Discord about attack plans were visible to the public 30 minutes before mass shooting

Payton S. Gendron — suspected of killing 10 people and wounding three others — had created a private chat room on the communications app Discord, and invited people to view his chat logs before his attack at the Tops Friendly Markets store, a Discord spokesperson told CNN. “What we know at this time is that … Read more

US accuses casino tycoon Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The US Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), to compel him to register as an agent of China and accused him of lobbying then-President Donald Trump at Beijing’s best in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers denied the allegations, saying he had never acted as … Read more

Stock market rebound fizzles, UK inflation hits 40-year high

LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – A rebound in stocks ran out of steam on Wednesday as concerns about the economic growth outlook and rising inflation knocked sentiment, while a UK inflation reading of 9% underlined just how much higher interest rates might be headed. Asian stocks managed to eek out their fourth straight session of … Read more

China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action – sources

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – Investigators probing the crash of a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action taken on the flight deck, with no evidence so far of a technical malfunction, two people briefed on the matter said. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier Tuesday that flight … Read more

Gender transition insurance rules blocked in Christian group’s challenge

The seal of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is seen in their office in Manhattan, New York City, US, September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Requirements force Christian employers to violate religious beliefs, judge says Agencies said refusal to cover gender transition is discrimination Judge … Read more

Pennsylvania, North Carolina midterm primaries latest test of Trump’s sway

A woman wears a t-shirt falsely claiming that former US President Donald Trump won the 2020 election, after a presentation to the Surry County board of commissioners by several individuals that aimed to cast doubt on election integrity, urging the commission to replace existing voting machines with purely paper bales, in Dobson, North Carolina, US, … Read more

US and Japan Embrace the Open Internet

A branch of Rakuten Mobile in Tokyo, Dec. 14, 2017. Photo: kim kyung-hoon/Reuters Tokyo Most Americans think of Japan as manufacturing world-class cars and consumer electronics. But Japan is also a tech-services superpower that encourages online commerce, embraces artificial intelligence, exports innovative video games, and works in partnership with the US to revolutionize mobile connectivity. … Read more

US and Japan Embrace the Open Internet

A branch of Rakuten Mobile in Tokyo, Dec. 14, 2017. Photo: kim kyung-hoon/Reuters Tokyo Most Americans think of Japan as manufacturing world-class cars and consumer electronics. But Japan is also a tech-services superpower that encourages online commerce, embraces artificial intelligence, exports innovative video games, and works in partnership with the US to revolutionize mobile connectivity. … Read more