Yao Ming caught in the crossfire as Chinese basketball team quits top league on eve of Covid reopening

CNN — The return of China’s top basketball league to its normal season format after years of Covid disruption has been marred by controversy after an abrupt no-show by one of its former championship-winning teams amid accusations of ill-treatment by his star player. The row has sparked a headache for Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) boss … Read more

High Noon, a fan-favorite canned cocktail, expands beyond vodka

new York CNN — As sales of canned cocktails and tequila skyrocket, High Noon is looking to capitalize on this combo. The best-selling adult drink is introducing a tequila seltzer to its portfolio, marking the brand’s first four-year expansion beyond its popular vodka line. High Noon Tequila Seltzer arrives in the United States on Wednesday … Read more

West Coast and Northeast Brace for Snow and Dangerous Road Conditions as New Storms Hit the United States

CNN — Americans on the West Coast and Northeast face heavy snowfall, high winds, power outages and treacherous road conditions as a series of storms hit opposite sides of the United States. United. Nearly 50 million people in the northeast are under winter weather alert as a storm that has brought tornadoes, damaging winds and … Read more

Mexico electoral reform bill: AMLO accuses protesters of narco links

CNN — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday dismissed concerns over his plan to cut the country’s electoral watchdog, accusing protesters of links to drug traffickers. Footage from a mass protest in Mexico City on Sunday showed tens of thousands of people dressed in pink – the color of the National Electoral Institute … Read more

What is a derecho and why is it so destructive?

CNN — A derecho is a large and potentially destructive weather event that is characterized by extended, long-lasting, linear winds associated with a cluster of fast-moving, severe thunderstorms. Here’s what you need to know about derechos: A derecho is classified by a swath of wind damage stretching more than 240 miles with wind gusts of … Read more

Tornadoes and high winds hit the central United States as another round of rain and snow hits the west and north

CNN — While high winds have caused reports of tornadoes overnight in parts of the central United States, another series of storms bringing snow, rain and high winds are expected to spread from the state of Washington to southern California and across the Great Lakes region on Monday, hitting areas where hundreds of thousands are … Read more

Earthquake in Turkey: nearly 200 people arrested for alleged poor construction

Istanbul, Turkey CNN — Nearly 200 people have been arrested for suspected poor construction following the catastrophic earthquake that hit Turkey earlier this month, Turkey’s Justice Ministry said. About 50,000 people were killed in Turkey and Syria after the February 6 earthquake. The ministry said 626 people were “suspicious” after buildings completely collapsed or were … Read more

A significant destructive wind event is expected in the central United States

CNN — The storm system that brought blizzard warnings to southern California on Friday and Saturday will produce a major damaging wind event across the central United States on Sunday. In total, more than 15 million people are under threat from severe storms Sunday from western Texas to Illinois, including Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Kansas City, … Read more

How ’15 Minute Cities’ turned into an international conspiracy theory

CNN — Duncan Enright never imagined he would receive death threats over a plan to reduce crushing city traffic. But that’s exactly what happened to the local politician in the UK, who found himself inundated with abusive messages on social media and by email about his involvement in a proposed trial of traffic filtering. in … Read more

Arrest of Pawan Khera: the Indian opposition promises to continue to “raise questions about the Adani group”

New Delhi CNN — When dozens of security personnel gathered on the runway at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport on Thursday, it was not to capture a terrorist or a fugitive criminal mastermind, or even to apprehend an unruly passenger. It was to arrest an opposition politician who allegedly “disturbed the harmony” – by misrepresenting … Read more