Storm in California: Homeless on the island face climate change

SACRAMENT — The raft to Bannon Island does not inspire confidence. But Dyrone Woods nevertheless boarded the crumbling piece of styrofoam secured to the remains of a wooden pallet. An atmospheric river was heading straight towards the capital, bringing dire warnings of potentially deadly flooding and damaging high winds. Yet the raft, about the size … Read more

State Department Issues Travel Warning In Cancun After Taxi Drivers Attack Uber Drivers And Passengers

The US State Department has issued a travel advisory in long tourist haven cities The Caribbean coast of Mexico between clashes between disgruntled taxi drivers and Uber rideshare customers and drivers. The warning comes after Medallion taxi drivers in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, home to Cancun and other popular tourist areas on the … Read more

Pre-market action: Tech gains could spoil Wall Street’s party

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can subscribe right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York Cnn — Big Tech earnings are here, and investors hope not to spoil Wall Street’s … Read more

Zelensky shakes up Ukrainian government amid growing corruption scandal

Kiev, Ukraine Cnn — A number of senior Ukrainian officials they resigned or were fired by the President Volodymyr Zelensky amid a growing corruption scandal linked to the procurement of wartime supplies, in the largest government jolt since The invasion of Russia Start. During his overnight speech Monday night, Zelensky announced he would ban government … Read more

Europe could avoid a recession. But the UK economy is in a mess

London Cnn — Trade activity in the 20 countries that use the euro rose in January for the first time in six months, according to data released on Tuesday, providing new evidence that the European economy may be mistaking expectations and dodging a recession this year. A first reading of the Eurozone Index of Sales … Read more

2022 brought increased killings of journalists – UNESCO

Killings of journalists and media workers increased by 50% in 2022 to reach 86 worldwide, scoring one death every four days, UNESCO, the United Nations cultural body, said on Monday. Last year’s increase followed three years of lower violence against journalists, with an average of 58 killings a year in 2019-21. “After several years of … Read more

Top Ukrainian officials resign amid crackdown on corruption

Several top Ukrainian officials, including the deputy defense minister and deputy head of the presidential office, have announced their resignations amid a damaging corruption scandal. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned of harsh anti-graft measures as reports of foul play in Ukraine’s top offices emerged over the weekend, involving illicit payments to deputy ministers and over-inflated military … Read more