Here are the key House primaries to watch beyond California

All states — with the exception of South Dakota, which retains its at-large district comprising the entire state — are holding elections under new congressional lines following redistricting after the 2020 census. While California lost a seat in reapportionment — going from 53 to 52 — Montana gained a second seat after a gap of… Continue reading Here are the key House primaries to watch beyond California

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Apple will be required to support USB-C charger under new EU policy

The legislation is aimed at reducing e-waste and eliminating “cable clutter,” said Margrethe Vestager, European Commission Vice President. Under the legislation, according to a release, “mobile phones, tablets, e-readers, earbuds, digital cameras, headphones and headsets, handheld videogame consoles and portable speakers that are rechargeable via a wired cable will have to be equipped with a… Continue reading Apple will be required to support USB-C charger under new EU policy

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CEOs are enjoying huge paydays while their workers struggle to pay bills

New York CNN Business  —  Despite all the buzz about the “Great Resignation” and a renaissance for the working classes in America, a new report finds the gap between executive and worker pay is only widening. The typical low-wage worker’s pay didn’t keep pace with inflation last year at more than a third of the… Continue reading CEOs are enjoying huge paydays while their workers struggle to pay bills

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Special Olympics forced to back down following DeSantis’ threats

In the early part of his presidency, Donald Trump presented Congress with a budget that tried to eliminate all federal funding for the Special Olympics. It wasn’t altogether clear why the Republican and his team sought such a goal, and the then-president eventually tried to take credit for solving a problem his own White House… Continue reading Special Olympics forced to back down following DeSantis’ threats

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Dustin Johnson resigns from PGA Tour to play in LIV Golf series, as Phil Mickelson returns to golf to play in event

He was quoted from a 2021 interview with author Alan Shipnuck for his upcoming book, “Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar,” as saying that he would consider joining the proposed Super League because it is a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape how the PGA Tour operates.” Shipnuck quoted Mickelson as saying… Continue reading Dustin Johnson resigns from PGA Tour to play in LIV Golf series, as Phil Mickelson returns to golf to play in event

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Voter anger is a warning to all candidates running in 2022

WASHINGTON — If it’s Tuesday … It’s Primary Day in California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. … President Biden signs bipartisan legislation into law honoring and improving care for U.S. veterans. … British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survives a no-confidence vote. … Jessica Cisneros files for a recount in Texas-28 Democratic runoff. … John Fetterman… Continue reading Voter anger is a warning to all candidates running in 2022

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DHS bulletin warns US could see more volatile threats fueled by election misinformation and upcoming Supreme Court abortion ruling

CNN  —  The Department of Homeland Security is warning that threats in the US could become even more volatile throughout the summer and midterm election season, fueled by election year misinformation and potential violence surrounding an upcoming Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights. “Threat actors have recently mobilized to violence due to factors such as… Continue reading DHS bulletin warns US could see more volatile threats fueled by election misinformation and upcoming Supreme Court abortion ruling

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'Euphoria' star's low-cut skirt has internet buzzing

“Euphoria” star Sydney Sweeney’s “itsy bitsy teeny weeny micro mini” skirt at the MTV Movie & TV Awards drew strong reactions from the internet. CNN’s Jeanne Moos wonders if it will bring back the dreaded low-rise look.

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Figure skating minimum age raised to 17 in ‘historic’ decision ahead of 2026 Olympics

PHUKET, Thailand — The International Skating Union voted to gradually raise the minimum competition age for senior figure skating competitions from 15 to 17 after a passionate debate at their congress on Tuesday. The decision came after Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned substance while at the Beijing Winter Olympics in… Continue reading Figure skating minimum age raised to 17 in ‘historic’ decision ahead of 2026 Olympics

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Premarket stocks: ‘Uninvestable’ China could make a comeback

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. London CNN Business  —  Foreign investors lost their nerve on parking money in China over the past year,… Continue reading Premarket stocks: ‘Uninvestable’ China could make a comeback

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Burger King has a ‘Pride Whopper’ with ‘two equal buns’

London CNN Business  —  Burger King’s new hamburger to celebrate Pride Month has caused quite the stir on social media. The fast-food giant’s Austrian stores will be serving a “Pride Whopper” with “two equal buns” — either two top buns or two bottom buns — until June 20 to promote “equal love and equal rights,”… Continue reading Burger King has a ‘Pride Whopper’ with ‘two equal buns’

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Midshipman Dies While On Leave From Naval Academy – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A midshipman died early Tuesday morning while on leave from the Naval Academy in Annapolis. In a news release, the Naval Academy stated that an investigation is underway into the cause of the unidentified midshipman’s death. Additional details, such as where the midshipman died, were not immediately known. The Brigade of Midshipmen… Continue reading Midshipman Dies While On Leave From Naval Academy – CBS Baltimore

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Mariupol cholera fears as Ukraine sounds alarm about possible outbreak in Russian-occupied port

Mariupol, the Ukrainian city relentlessly bombed and besieged by Russian forces for months, could now be facing a deadly cholera outbreak, local officials have warned. An adviser to the occupied port city’s mayor said Tuesday that its drinking water had been contaminated by decomposing garbage and corpses, increasing the risk of a cholera outbreak.  “The… Continue reading Mariupol cholera fears as Ukraine sounds alarm about possible outbreak in Russian-occupied port

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Trump-backed Senate hopeful pushes racist line on gun violence

At face value, Blake Masters has an odd background for a U.S. Senate candidate. The Arizona Republican has worked as an executive at tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s company; he’s helped lead Thiel’s foundation; he’s helped promote Thiel’s ideas, and he’s been the beneficiary of Thiel’s electoral generosity. The 35-year-old candidate, with effectively no background in… Continue reading Trump-backed Senate hopeful pushes racist line on gun violence

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Paramount sued over ‘Top Gun’ copyright as ‘Maverick’ soars at the box office

Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick” had another blockbuster weekend at the box office, but the studio behind the film could be feeling the heat from a lawsuit filed Monday. The family of the author whose article inspired the original 1986 “Top Gun” is suing Paramount Pictures for copyright infringement, stating that the studio failed to reacquire the… Continue reading Paramount sued over ‘Top Gun’ copyright as ‘Maverick’ soars at the box office

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If you believe in democracy, you want to know what happened on Jan. 6

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Documentarian who followed Proud Boys leader to testify at Jan. 6 hearing 08:18 Adm. Linda Fagan is the first woman ever to lead the Coast Guard 07:40 Sen. Klobuchar hopes for strong gun reform deal that ‘actually makes a difference’… Continue reading If you believe in democracy, you want to know what happened on Jan. 6

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$3M settlement reached in lawsuit over Andrew Brown Jr., Black man fatally shot by N.C. deputies

A North Carolina sheriff’s office announced a $3 million settlement on Monday in a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed Black man who was shot and killed in his car by sheriff’s deputies more than a year ago. The family of Andrew Brown Jr. had filed a $30 million civil rights lawsuit in 2021, saying… Continue reading $3M settlement reached in lawsuit over Andrew Brown Jr., Black man fatally shot by N.C. deputies

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Suspect in fatal shooting of rapper Trouble surrenders near Atlanta, officials say

The man accused of killing Atlanta rapper Trouble turned himself in after his mother encouraged him to surrender to authorities, officials said.  Jamichael Jones, 33, was wanted in the fatal shooting of the artist, whose real name was Mariel Semonte Orr, during a home invasion around 3:20 a.m. Sunday at the Lake St. James Apartments… Continue reading Suspect in fatal shooting of rapper Trouble surrenders near Atlanta, officials say

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Ice skating set to gradually raise minimum competition age from 15 to 17 after Kamila Valieva doping scandal

The decision, taken after a vote at the 58th Congress in Phuket, comes after Russian skater Kamila Valieva, then 15, was embroiled in a doping scandal at the 2022 Beijing Olympics in February, which overshadowed the Games. In a statement released on Twitter, the world governing body said: “The ISU Congress voted in favor of… Continue reading Ice skating set to gradually raise minimum competition age from 15 to 17 after Kamila Valieva doping scandal

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What’s next for Boris Johnson? Here’s what you need to know

Johnson won the ballot on Monday with a significantly smaller margin than he and his allies had hoped for, suggesting that his leadership of the party — and by extension the country — has been shaken. The vote of confidence was triggered after at least 54 of Johnson’s own MPs — or 15% of Conservative… Continue reading What’s next for Boris Johnson? Here’s what you need to know

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Documentarian who followed Proud Boys leader to testify at Jan. 6 hearing

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing Documentarian who followed Proud Boys leader to testify at Jan. 6 hearing 08:18 UP NEXT Joe: If you believe in democracy, you want to know what happened on Jan. 6 08:27 The feud between Elon Musk and President… Continue reading Documentarian who followed Proud Boys leader to testify at Jan. 6 hearing

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U.S. and South Korea fly 20 fighter jets amid North Korea tensions

While the Biden administration has vowed to push for additional international sanctions if North Korea goes on with the nuclear test, the prospects for meaningful new punitive measures are unclear with the U.N. Security Council divided. “Any nuclear test would be in complete violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. There would be a swift and forceful response… Continue reading U.S. and South Korea fly 20 fighter jets amid North Korea tensions

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California is about to experience a political earthquake. Here’s why

Tuesday’s California results will likely send a stark message to the Democrats controlling Congress and the White House. The outcome will again underscore how much danger a party in power can face when voters feel that certainty has been stripped from their lives — a dynamic that extends beyond crime and homelessness to inflation, soaring… Continue reading California is about to experience a political earthquake. Here’s why

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British man sentenced to 15 years in Iraq for smuggling artifacts

A British citizen was sentenced Monday by an Iraqi court to 15 years in prison after being convicted of attempting to smuggle artifacts out of the country, in a case that has attracted international attention. The verdict handed down to retired geologist Jim Fitton, shocked the court in Baghdad, including his defense attorney. He and… Continue reading British man sentenced to 15 years in Iraq for smuggling artifacts

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L.A.’s Rick Caruso is cashing in on celebrity friends’ endorsements

When Los Angeles Democrats go to the polls Tuesday, the name “Rick Caruso” will likely be at the forefront of their minds. Caruso, a billionaire who made the bulk of his fortune developing open-air malls, has loaned $37.5 million to his campaign in the race to become L.A.’s next mayor. That cash has helped Caruso… Continue reading L.A.’s Rick Caruso is cashing in on celebrity friends’ endorsements

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