5 things to know for May 9: Ukraine, Inflation, Covid-19, Baby formula, Inmate escape

CNN — Protesters have been gathering across the US for several days to voice their opposition to the possible overturning of Roe v. Calf. And over the weekend, the situation got even more personal when dozens of demonstrators showed up at Supreme Court justices’ homes. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to … Read more

Elon Musk Fears for His Life After Russian Threats

Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO Elon Musk has never been afraid to confront his opponents publicly. From his Silicon Valley peers like recently Bill Gates, the co-founder of software giant Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report, to President Joe Biden, the richest man in the world fears no one. It’s one … Read more

Luhansk school shelter bombing: 60 people feared dead in Russian bombing, Ukrainian official says

CNN — About 60 people are feared dead after a Russian aircraft dropped a bomb on a school in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, where civilians were sheltering on Saturday afternoon, a Ukrainian official said. Serhiy Hayday, head of the Luhansk regional military administration, said the school building was destroyed. “The explosion happened inside the building. Rescuers … Read more

Finland, Sweden need to move now as Putin worries about Ukraine

SALZBURG, Austria — Finland and Sweden need to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) now while Russia’s Putin is focused on Ukraine, the alliance’s former chief told CNBC. the two Nordic countries have been considering joining NATO in the wake of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Becoming NATO members would represent a sharp U-turn … Read more

50 more civilians rescued from defeated steel plant in Mariupol | Russia-Ukraine was news

‘Women, children and elderly people’ evacuated from Azovstal plant amid claims Russia violated a ceasefire. Fifty more civilians, including 11 children, have been rescued from tunnels under a defeated steel plant in Mariupol where Ukrainian fighters have been making their last stand against Russian forces in the port city. The Russian Interdepartmental Humanitarian Response Centre, … Read more

Europe Is Buying Natural Gas At A Premium To Fill Up Its Storage

Prohibitively high natural gas prices in Europe have helped the continent stock up on the commodity amid lower consumption, simultaneously motivating more imports, Reuters’ John Kemp reportedmeaning Europe might get its storage caverns full before the next heating season begins. That inventories are filling up faster than previously expected is a rare instance of good … Read more

The Moskva: US provided intelligence that helped Ukraine target Russian warship

CNN — When Ukraine successfully targeted Russia’s prized warship last month with anti-ship cruise missiles, it had some help from the United States. Ukrainian forces, having spotted the Russian warship in the Black Sea, called their American contacts for confirmation that it was in fact the Moskva, sources familiar with the events told CNN. The … Read more

Russians to dress Ukrainians in uniforms for Mariupol parade

Russian forces are planning to dress up thousands of Ukrainian prisoners of war in military uniforms during next week’s Victory Day parade in Mariupola Ukrainian official claimed Thursday. Petro Andryushchenko, an aide to the mayor of the defeated port city, wrote on his Telegram channel that officials have learned that nearly 2,000 Ukrainians are being … Read more