5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine Finland’s president and prime minister have announced their support for joining NATO, moving the Nordic nation – which shares … Read more

NATO to welcome Nordic members as Ukraine pushes back Russian forces

Finland expected to announce bid to join NATO Ukraine halts major route for Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe, US Ukrainian forces seek to cut Russian battlefield supply lines KYIV / BRUSSELS, May 12 (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce on Thursday its intention to join NATO with … Read more

Al Jazeera journalist killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Deadly shooting occurred during an Israeli raid Israel says troops exchanged fire with Palestinians Israeli defense chief says unclear who killed reporter JENIN, West Bank, May 11 (Reuters) – A prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, and Israel said it was launching … Read more

Ukraine pushes Russian forces back, restricts gas flow to Europe

Ukraine redirecting Russia gas to Europe Ukraine counter-offensive could shift war’s momentum Ukrainian forces seeking to cut off Russian supply lines The Kremlin says up to Kherson residents to decide if they want to join Russia Mariupol steelworks under bombardment again KYIV / VILHIVKA, Ukraine, May 11 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces reported battlefield gains on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Boeing clashes with key supplier ahead of Starliner spacecraft launch

WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) is feuding with Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD.N), a key supplier for its Starliner spacecraft, as the US aerospace giant races to test launch the uncrewed astronaut capsule and mend its reputation in the space sector, people familiar with the matter said. The CST-100 Starliner is scheduled for a … Read more

How outlawing abortion could worsen America’s maternal mortality crisis

“I was standing there watching her hemorrhage out, waiting for permission to do the termination. It is a disgusting feeling. It is a sad feeling. And you’re sitting there literally watching her blood pressure going down while you’re waiting for permission. , “the Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida told … Read more

Celebrity chef Mario Batali acquitted of sexually assaulting woman in Boston

BOSTON, May 10 (Reuters) – Chef Mario Batali was acquitted on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing with her for fan “selfie” photos, with the judge doubting the credibility of the accuser in the latest # MeToo era trial involving a US celebrity accused of misconduct toward … Read more

The cyber war between Ukraine and Russia: An overview

May 10 (Reuters) – Ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western intelligence agencies warned of potential cyberattacks which could spread elsewhere and cause “spillover” damage on global computer networks. While there has been little evidence of spillover to date, the cyberwar in Ukraine rages on. The following is an overview of how the conflict has … Read more

Mario Batali: Celebrity chef is acquitted of groping woman at Boston restaurant

Judge James Stanton noted Batali’s conduct was “not befitting of a public person of his status” that night five years ago but said his accuser has “significant credibility issues” that supported the defendant’s “contention that her motive was financial gain.” Batali, wearing a sports coat, smiled after the verdict and thanked his attorneys. His accuser … Read more

Tesla stutters under tighter Shanghai lockdown; Beijing keeps hunting COVID

SHANGHAI / BEIJING, May 10 (Reuters) – Tesla operated its Shanghai plant well below capacity on Tuesday, showing the problems factories face trying to ramp up output under a tightening COVID-19 lockdown, while China’s capital kept up its fight with a small but stubborn outbreak. Many of the hundreds of companies reopening factories in Shanghai … Read more