Author: Sarakshi Rai

Uvalde mayor calls O’Rourke ‘sick son of a b—-‘ after disruption

Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin on Wednesday blasted Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke (D) after he disrupted a press conference with Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Texas) and other officials who were speaking about Tuesday’s elementary school shooting. O’Rourke called out Abbott, who had been sharing information on mental health policies in the wake of the shooting when O’Rourke…

Toyota cutting global production due to semiconductor shortage

Toyota announced on Tuesday that the Japan-based car manufacturer is reducing its production plans in June by “tens of thousands of units globally” due to the semiconductor shortage brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also announced the suspension of production at various times in May and June as a result of parts shortages caused…

Zelensky, DeSantis, Putin make it to Time 100 ‘leaders’ list

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) are among those featured on Time magazine’s 2022 “100 Most Influential People” list. President Biden writes in a profile of Zelensky that “the people of Ukraine have a leader worthy of their bravery and resilience, as citizens across the country—shopkeepers and soldiers,…

How does a country become part of NATO?

Finland and Sweden have applied to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its third month, a conflict that has shaken up European geopolitics. After almost 70 years of non-alignment, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that both countries have officially applied for membership. And on Thursday, President Biden…

Kinzinger says Cawthorn loss ‘good for the country’

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) slammed Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) on Wednesday and said in an interview that his primary loss is “good for the country.” In an interview with CNN’s John Berman in which he was asked what he thought about Cawthorn’s loss, Kinzinger said: “Well it’s good. I mean it’s good for the country, it’s good for the party,…

Canada, Mexico brace for influx of Americans seeking abortions

Activists in Mexico and Canada are already preparing for a possible influx of Americans crossing the border to seek abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned. In Mexico, which has historically provided cheap access to healthcare for Americans living in the borderlands, activists say they have already seen a surge in women coming from…