Vigilantes have killed at least 164 people since the movement dubbed “bwa kale” began in April, according to the United Nations. The name means “peeled wood” in Haitian Creole and insinuates male dominance and power in street slang. If you're not from here, we're going to kill you,” said Leo, a community leader who granted the AP access to the Turgeau neighborhood so that journalists could see how the neighborhood is responding to the gangs estimated to control 80% of Port-au-Prince.
New Apple products used to be a cultural moment. Today, Apple is launching itself into a whole new area of gadgets. No one seems to care, with Apple reportedly projecting low sales the first year.
TikToker Gabrielle (@gabrielle_judge) recently claimed she had a relatively easy job that paid more than the average salary. I'm only accepting the soft life, period,” she says. Her pursuit of the so-called “soft life” is emblematic of the quiet quitting movement that has gripped the nation's younger workforce.
Chuck Todd said on Sunday that he'll be leaving “Meet the Press” after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show, to be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker. Todd, 51, told viewers that “I've watched too many friends and family let work consume them before it was too late” and that he'd promised his family he wouldn't do that. Todd has often been an online punching bag for critics, including Donald Trump, during a polarized time, and there were rumors that his time at the show would be short when its executive producer was reassigned at the end of last summer, but NBC gave no indication this was anything other than Todd's decision.
Old footage of an influencer explaining why she won't adopt a child from Thailand has resurfaced. Nikki Phillippi said she stopped the adoption after finding out she could not film the child for YouTube. The resurfaced video has led to a renewed backlash against Phillippi and her husband Dan.
At his son's birthday party last year, Dr Rangan Chatterjee managed to eat just three slices of pizza among all the chaotic fun. “I was watching it go up and up, until it hit the highest my blood sugar has ever been: 12.5-13mmol/L. I'd never seen anything like it,” says the author and broadcaster. To put the reading in context, for most people without diabetes, normal blood sugar levels are between 4-6mmol/L before meals, and less than 8mmol/L two hours after eating.
Saudi Arabia has crafted a complex OPEC+ deal with a view to punishing investors that have bet on falling oil prices but could inadvertently lend long-term support to the rival U.S. energy industry, OPEC+ insiders and market watchers said. On Sunday, Saudi Arabia pledged to cut its oil output by 1 million barrels per day (bpd), or 10%, in July on top of existing output cuts from OPEC and its allies. With the new Saudi reduction, the group has agreed to take some 4.6 million bpd off the market in July, equivalent to 4.6% of global demand of 100 million bpd.
Texas police arrested eight individuals last week for allegedly burglarizing more than 50 automated teller machines (ATM) in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The Plano Police Department said investigators and members of SWAT arrested eight suspects as they were stealing an ATM from a 7-Eleven on Fort Worth Drive in Denton, Texas at about 6 a.m. on June 1. Prior to the arrests, detectives with the Plano Police Department received information about an ATM burglary that happened on 14th Street in Plano just before 6:30 a.m. on May 25.
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was seen in prison in Bryan, Texas, for the first time. Holmes was photographed with her hair loose, bespectacled, and wearing drab khakis in a prison yard. Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been photographed for the first time since she began her 11-year prison sentence.
Video of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday. Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children's Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication. Musical performances in the hallowed seat of Congress require permission, and police said officers had been unaware that the choir had approval from the House speaker.
In Rostov, Belgorod and Voronezh oblasts in Russia, radio broadcast an address of Russia's President Vladimir Putin in which he called upon Russians to evacuate to the interior of the country due to the invasion by the Ukrainian army and announced mobilisation. Local authorities and the Kremlin claim that the address is fake. Source: Russian independent media outlet Meduza, referring to anonymous Telegram channels; Russian Kremlin-aligned news agency RIA Novosti, referring to the statement by Putin's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov; Operative Staff of Belgorod Oblast Quote: "Russians, fellow citizens, brothers and sisters.
In the early hours of the morning, before the heat begins to press, the fishermen set off from Jamestown, a small port outside Ghana's capital, Accra. This is because the Chinese vessels, far superior in size and capability than the artisanal fishermen of Ghana, are not only causing capsizes and deliberately destroying the nets of rival boats – they're also bleeding the ocean dry of its fish. Otoo and his fishing partner Alfred Ofore Kae say they no longer land any major catches when they go out to sea.
Officials are investigating the crash of an unresponsive plane that flew near the US Capitol region, prompting military fighter jets to rush to intercept the aircraft before it ultimately careened into northern Virginia, leaving no survivors, authorities say. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
An angry mob beat a man accused of running over two women outside a Houston bar, Texas police told news outlets. The driver pulled into the parking lot of a bar on Houston's north side around 1:30 a.m. on June 5, police told WOAI. Witnesses crowded around the truck, pulled out the driver and started beating him, WOAI reported.
The couple behind Crumbs Bake Shop said they don't regret selling it even though it eventually failed. Crumbs got so big, it was acquired by a holdings company for $66 million and went public in June 2011. The couple bought the Crumbs brand back again seven years after it went bankrupt.
A federal appeals court has vacated a stay of execution for a Missouri inmate who is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday for his role in the deaths of two jailers. Michael Tisius, 42, was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing Randolph County jailers Jason Acton and Leon Egley during a failed escape attempt. U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough issued the stay on Wednesday and ordered an evidentiary hearing after Tisius' attorneys argued that a juror in his 2010 resentencing was illiterate, which is not allowed under state law.
The former wrestler Stan Lane has proven via DNA tests that he isn't Rep. Lauren Boebert's father. Lane said his reputation was "tarnished considerably" by Boebert's mother's claim in the 1980s. A former wrestler once considered to be Rep. Lauren Boebert's father said that being linked to her caused his "otherwise good reputation" to be "tarnished considerably."
Because I did not have a real estate agent representing me during the sales process, I had to handle every aspect of the deal myself. Once I received an offer from the buyers, I knew they would do their due diligence. Like most offers to buy a house, theirs was conditioned on a satisfactory home inspection.
The Supreme Court is leaving in place the sentence of a woman on death row in Alabama who helped her boyfriend kill his two young children. The high court on Monday rejected an appeal from lawyers for Heather Leavell-Keaton. Leavell-Keaton was convicted of murder in the death of 3-year-old Chase DeBlase and manslaughter in the death of his sister, 4-year-old Natalie DeBlase.
The Ukrainian army claimed to be gaining ground Monday along a wide front in the Bakhmut area, the "epicenter" of hostilities, amid Russian claims that the long-awaited Ukraine counteroffensive may be underway. "We are successful, we occupy the dominant heights" surrounding Bakhmut, Deputy Minister of Defense Hanna Malyar said on Telegram. Ukraine officials have said they won't formally announce the start of the counteroffensive, but the Russian Defense Ministry claimed Monday that Ukraine forces had begun a “large-scale offensive on five sectors of the front in the southern Donetsk area.”
NEW YORK — It had been a quiet April afternoon until about a dozen teenagers began running up Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, yelling and cursing. They were chasing a girl of about 14, and it was clear they wanted a fight. Five plainclothes police officers watched warily. Across Pitkin stood about a half-dozen men, civilians in jeans and purple-and-gray sweatshirts. “They got it,” an officer said. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times The teenagers slowed as they spotted the m
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia said on Monday its forces had thwarted a major Ukrainian offensive at five points along the front in the Ukrainian region of Donetsk and killed hundreds of troops while Ukraine accused Moscow of spreading lies. It was not immediately clear whether or not the attack represented the start of a Ukrainian counteroffensive which Kyiv has been promising for months to drive out Russian forces after the invasion of February 2022. Russia's defence ministry said Ukraine had attacked on Sunday morning with six mechanised and two tank battalions in southern Donetsk, where Moscow has long suspected Ukraine would seek to drive a wedge through Russian-controlled territory.
Russia's defense ministry bragged that its troops defeated a Ukraine attack over the weekend. One said the situation was "becoming more and more disturbing with each passing hour," the Kyiv Independent reported. Russia's defense ministry said Monday that it defeated a Ukrainian attack in the Donetsk Oblast region, but even pro-Russia bloggers are telling a very different story.
Officers of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) found another Russian ammo cache in the liberated territory of Kharkiv Oblast; the Russian invaders did not have time to take the ammunition with them during the retreat. Source: Press service of the State Bureau of Investigation Details: The invaders equipped the caches in the forest belt on the territory of the Velykyi Burlul district. In the cache, there were anti-tank grenades, various mines, grenade launchers, high-explosive fragmentation charges, boxes with cartridges of various calibres, and cluster munitions.
That announcement turned out to be a big one: Starting next year, Ford EVs will have access to 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in North America, via a Tesla-supplied adapter. Then starting in 2025, all new Ford EVs will ship with Tesla's NACS (North American Charging Standard) charging connector, as opposed to the CCS standard which most other EV automakers have been using. "Working with Elon and his team, I'm really excited for our industry and for the Ford customers," Ford CEO Jim Farley said during the Twitter Spaces event.