Mario Batali: Celebrity chef is acquiring groping woman at Boston restaurant

CNN – Celebrity chef Mario Batali was found not guilty Tuesday on a bench trial of indecent assault and battery related to alleged groping of a star-struck patron at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Judge James Stanton noted Batali’s conduct was “not befitting of his public figure” that night five years ago but said his … Read more

Miami GP is going to be F1’s Super Bowl, Lewis Hamilton tells Tom Brady

CNN – The Miami Grand Prix is ​​going to be Formula One’s Super Bowl, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton said in a rare interview with Tom Brady ahead of the race on Sunday. “I never understood knowing how, you know, going to Tom’s games… going to watch the NBA and knowing how amazing the fan base … Read more

State Dept: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration has determined that WNBA star Brittney Griner is being wrongfully detained in Russia, meaning the United States will work more aggressively to secure her release even as the legal case against her plays out, the State Department said Tuesday. “The US government will continue to undertake efforts to provide … Read more

US officials: Brittney Griner considered wrongfully detained

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration has determined that WNBA star Brittney Griner is being wrongfully detained in Russia, meaning the United States will work more aggressively to secure her release even as the legal case against her plays out, two US officials said Tuesday. Griner was detained at an airport in February after Russian … Read more

World Bank must bring back ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report

The World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” report tracked and encouraged improvements in the business climate around the world. Then it got canceled. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The following commentary is co-authored by Curtis S. Chin, former US ambassador to the Asian Development Bank and inaugural Asia Fellow of the Milken Institute, and … Read more

US weather: New Mexico fires and severe storms across the central Plains

Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared in the weekly weather newsletter, the CNN Weather Brief, which is released every Monday. You can sign up here to receive them every week and during significant storms. CNN – May and June mark the peak of tornadic weather in the US. It is also the … Read more

‘She’s my guardian angel’: DoorDasher saves Massachusetts woman’s life while delivering pizza

CNN – When a Massachusetts woman ordered a pizza on a routine Friday evening, she had no idea the quick thinking and kindness of her delivery driver would change her life that night. Caryn Hebert Sullivan put in the call for a late dinner on February 11, and DoorDash driver Sophia Furtado brought the order … Read more

The US should prepare for a predictable Southern summer surge of Covid-19, Birx says

CNN – The US should prepare for a possible summer surge of Covid-19 cases across Southern states, former White House Coronavirus Response Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx told CBS on Sunday morning. It’s now predictable that the South will see surges in the summer and Northern states will see surges in the winter – … Read more

Pelosi makes unannounced trip to meet with Zelensky in Kyiv

CNN – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced trip to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday, becoming the most senior United States official to meet with President Volodymr Zelensky since the war broke out more than two months ago. Pelosi’s office confirmed the trip in a statement on Sunday, saying that the Speaker had led … Read more

Melissa Lucio: Courts will look at these 4 claims to help decide if she gets a new trial or stays on death row

CNN – Fourteen years after she was sent to Texas’ death row, Melissa’s Lucio will finally get the chance to have new evidence of her innocence claims examined in state court. Lucio, 53, was set to be executed Wednesday for capital murder in the 2007 death of her 2-year-old daughter. But two days before that, … Read more

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