Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is set to be sentenced to 20 to 25 years in federal prison for violating George Floyd's civil rights. The U.S. now has more than 600 monkeypox cases, as the World Health Organization plans to reassess whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency. And after a COVID-19 hiatus, Spain’s famous running of the bulls is set to return to the streets of Pamplona.
- Associated Press
A newly founded Japanese semiconductor company aiming to revive Japan’s chip industry will collaborate with a Belgian research organization in research and development of next-generation chips for production in Japan. Economy and Industry Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura told reporters Tuesday that the new company, Rapidus, which was launched last month by eight corporate giants including automakers, electronics and chipmakers, will team up with the Imec, a Leuven, Belgium-based research organization known for the nanoelectronics and digital technologies key to developing next-generation chips.
Google's Jigsaw subsidiary is launching a new anti-misinformation project in India, aimed at preventing misleading information that has been blamed for inciting violence, a top executive said. The initiative will use "prebunking" videos – designed to counter false claims before they become widespread – circulated on the company's YouTube platform and other social media sites. Google's efforts to challenge the spread of misinformation mark a contrast with rival Twitter which is cutting its trust and safety teams, despite new owner Elon Musk saying it will not become a "free-for-all hellscape".
- Associated Press
Japan reached the round of 16 for the fourth time at a World Cup. It got knocked out in the round of 16 for the fourth time in a 3-1 loss to Croatia on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw in regulation and extra time. Coach Hajime Moriyasu said for months that the Japan team's goal was to reach the quarterfinals for the first time.
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Major freight railroads are facing pressure to add sick days for their workers from a new front: An influential investment group says some of its members are now pushing the measure that Congress declined to as part of the contracts they imposed last week to avert a potentially devastating nationwide rail strike. The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility said Monday that two investment managers it works with to help promote social change at companies had filed proposals at Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern railroads to give shareholders a vote on whether rail workers should get paid sick leave. The lack of paid sick time in the industry became a major sticking point this fall in contract talks between the railroads and their 12 unions.
Millie Bobby Brown and Jake Bongiovi made their relationship Instagram official in November 2021
- The Daily Beast
Sergei Karpukhin/ReutersTwo explosions at major Russian military bases, including the Dyagilevo base near Ryazan just 150 miles from Moscow, mean the war in Ukraine has come right to Vladimir Putin’s doorstep. The explosions—which were unmanned drone strikes, a senior Ukrainian official told The New York Times—suggest Ukraine wanted to strike fear right in the heart of Russia.The second explosion struck the Engels-2 base, from which Tu-95 bombers have been pummeling Ukraine’s infrastructure over
- E! News
Nearly six months after Harrison Wagner, the 27-year-old son of General Hospital stars Jack and Kristina Wagner, was found dead in Los Angeles, officials have determined his cause of death.
An Arizona cult leader accused of taking more than 20 women and girls as wives 'constantly' said he wanted to kiss and touch his underage daughter, FBI says
The man told his underage daughter that "if his feelings were right, he would make her have a child," according to an FBI affidavit.
‘This guy grifted me hard’: My date chose an exclusive L.A. restaurant. After dinner, he accepted my credit card — and we split a $600 bill. Shouldn’t he have paid?
THE MONEYIST Dear Quentin, Long story short: I met a man for dinner last week. I usually try FaceTime or even a daytime coffee at Starbucks or Verve Coffee Roasters in West Hollywood — for safety reasons — when there are a lot of people around, but this time I took one look at his joyful pictures and his jet-set lifestyle (if I’m being honest) and I thought, ‘What the hell? What could go wrong?’ Famous last words.
- Browns Wire
Despite two teams with losing records giving up on Mayfield in such a short period of time, there will be some teams interested in Cleveland's starting QB from 2018-2021.
- The Daily Beast
William T. Newland Elementary SchoolThis article has been corrected to reflect that Christopher Christensen had pleaded not guilty before his death. An elementary school principal died in an apparent suicide after jumping from a multistory parking structure at Disneyland in California, officials said.Anaheim Police said they found a man dead when they were called to the amusement park just before 9 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, the Orange County coroner identified the man as 51-year-old Christoph
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Before Sunday, Ezekiel Elliott had started all 97 games of his career dating back to 2016. He was benched in the 98th game for disciplinary reasons.
- Trojans Wire
One of the wildest stories in the history of the coaching carousel could help #USC in a big way. We'll explain this amazing turn of events.
The opposing counsel grew frustrated at Giuliani's off-topic responses: "I'm asking you what time it is, and you're telling me how to make a watch."
- Buckeyes Wire
Former Ohio State coordinator named head coach #GoBucks
- The Tuscaloosa News
Here's what Alabama football coach Nick Saban about his team missing the College Football Playoff and possible opt-outs for what will be Sugar Bowl.
- The Hill
Former President Trump’s weekend call to terminate parts of the U.S. Constitution in order to overturn the 2020 election results was met with derision and opposition by Senate Republicans on Monday. “I think it’s ridiculous talk,” Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), a newly minted member of GOP leadership. “To besmirch our dedication to the Constitution…
- Miami Herald
The 26-year-old was pulled onto a jet ski and rushed to the island’s hospital, video shows.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Kari Lake promises to keep fighting the election in court. Lawyers that might help her would be wise to consider what a federal judge just did.
Boomer's remorse: These are the top 5 ‘big money’ purchases you’ll (probably) really regret in retirement
Do it your way — but it's simpler just to avoid these financial blows.