US lawmakers question Twitter over security practices ahead of whistleblower testimony

CNN Business — US lawmakers sent Twitter more than a dozen questions about its security practices on Monday, on the eve of corporate whistleblower testimony before Congress in which he is expected to expose damning allegations of security and privacy vulnerabilities within the struggling social media company. In a letter to CEO Parag Agrawal, senior … Read more

King Charles walks behind the Queen’s coffin in procession through Edinburgh

London CNN — King Charles III was joined by his siblings – Princes Andrew and Edward and Princess Anne – as they briefly watched around of Queen Elizabeth II coffin on Monday evening. The Royal Family have stood guard over the coffin at St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland, where it will rest until Tuesday … Read more

America is already feeling the consequences of an impending national rail strike

New York CNN Business — US freight railroads have already stopped accepting shipments of hazardous materials and other safety-sensitive materials due to the looming threat of a strike Friday. A statement from the railroad’s trade group said they had to take this action in order to follow federal rules to “ensure that no such cargo … Read more

Exclusive: ‘I’m just not going to leave’: New book reveals Trump sworn to stay in White House

CNN — Former President Donald Trump repeatedly told his aides in the days following his 2020 election defeat that he would stay in the White House rather than let in President Joe Biden take over, according to information provided to CNN from an upcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman. “I’m just not … Read more

Search in Mar-a-Lago: the Ministry of Justice appeals the decision to order a special master to examine the evidence seized

CNN — The Department of Justice is appeal a court-ordered special primary review materials seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home, he said Thursday. The Justice Department is also asking the U.S. District Judge Cannon Aileenthe Trump appointee who commissioned the special master, suspend part of his orderoriginally delivered on Labor … Read more

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced trip to Ukraine

CNN — Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit Ukraine Thursday – making his second visit to the country’s capital since the start of the war with Russia more than six months ago. While in Kyiv, Blinken met Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and visited a children’s hospital. His trip comes as Ukraine … Read more

Liz Truss takes over as UK Prime Minister and pledges to get started on track

London CNN — Liz Truss officially became the third female Prime Minister in British history on Tuesday following a transfer of power from her predecessor, Boris Johnsonwho bowed out in a provocative speech following a series of scandals. Truss, 47, takes office after winning the most votes in the Conservative Party leadership race to replace … Read more

McCarthy asks Biden to apologize after ‘semi-fascist’ remark

CNN — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday called on President Joe Biden to apologize for invoking fascism to describe the ideology of former President Donald Trump and his supporters. McCarthy made the remarks during a speech ahead of the president’s prime-time address later that evening. The House GOP leader’s speech marks an effort … Read more

Things to watch for at Thursday’s hearing on documents seized at Mar-a-Lago

West Palm Beach, Florida CNN — After an explosive report and photo of classified documents of Mar-a-Lago earlier this week, the Justice Department will argue in court Thursday against a request by former President Donald Trump that a so-called special master be appointed to review evidence the FBI has seized at his Florida resort last … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, Water: Governor Tate Reeves will declare an emergency due to the failure of the city’s main water facility

CNN — Already dealing flooded streetsRain-battered Jackson, Mississippi residents now struggle with little to no water pressure in their homes after the city’s main water treatment facility failed on Monday, leaving them without enough water to flush toilets or fight fires, Governor Tate Reeves said. The governor said he would declare a state of emergency … Read more