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French man in 40s killed after attacking 3 police officers

PARIS: A man with severe schizophrenia who had been on a watch list for Islamic radicalism stabbed a police officer at her station Friday in western France and shot two other officers before police killed him, authorities said. The slain suspect was a Frenchman in his 40s who had been on a watch list for […]


How ‘The Drivers Cooperative’ Is Trying to Compete With Uber and Lyft in N.Y.

For years, Uber and other ride-hailing companies offered the promise of entrepreneurship to drivers. Drivers who were eager to set their own schedules signed up in droves, propelling the gig economy into a multibillion-dollar industry. But some drivers never received the control and independence they had expected. They struggled with the costs of vehicle maintenance, […]


WazirX Founder Talks Crypto Policy, Regulation in India

Cryptocurrency in India has seen a clear boost in recent times, with increasing interest among consumers to join the bandwagon. However, the rise of cryptocurrencies in India have had multiple twists and turns. After Bitcoin and Ethereum ruling the crypto conversation in India for the most part, a vast number of new and smaller tokens […]


Los Angeles Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (quad) day-to-day after MRI shows no tear, sources said

LOS ANGELES — A day after Los Angeles guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope‘s bruised left quad forced him out of Game 3 of the Lakers’ first round series with the Phoenix Suns, the injury showed slight improvement and an MRI administered on Friday revealed no tear, sources told ESPN. Caldwell-Pope exited the Lakers’ 109-95 win on Thursday […]

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An Israeli Death and the Tangled Conflict Left Behind

RAMAT GAN, Israel — Four holes in the wooden door to his tiny apartment mark where shrapnel from a Hamas rocket penetrated the home of Gershon Franco, 56, and killed him. It was the early afternoon of May 15, a Saturday, the Sabbath in this bustling town just east of Tel Aviv. Mr. Franco’s death […]

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Pandemic Won’t Be Over Until 70 Per Cent Are Vaccinated: WHO

“Don’t think the COVID-19 pandemic is over,” WHO’s regional director for Europe said (File) Copenhagen: The WHO’s European director warned Friday that the Covid-19 pandemic won’t end until at least 70 percent of people are vaccinated, and criticized Europe’s vaccine rollout as “too slow”. The World Health Organization’s regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said […]


How Exxon Lost a Board Battle With a Small Hedge Fund

Early last year, Mr. Penner left Jana with ambitions of setting up his own fund. But as the pandemic hit, he held talks to join Mr. James’s nascent firm — and brought with him an ambitious idea he had been weighing for some time: Exxon. The $250 billion behemoth was ripe for disruption, the two […]

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US Calls on Myanmar to Free Detained American Journalist

The United States on Friday called on Myanmar’s military regime to release the American editor of a news outlet based in the coup-hit country who was detained earlier this week as he attempted to board a flight. “We are deeply concerned over the detention of US citizen Daniel Fenster, who was working as a journalist, […]


Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart

Fox News once devoted its 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. time slots to relatively straightforward newscasts. Now those hours are filled by opinion shows led by hosts who denounce Democrats and defend the worldview of former President Donald J. Trump. For seven years, Juan Williams was the lone liberal voice on “The Five,” the network’s […]


Inter Miami gets MLS-record $2M fine, $2.2M cap hit over Designated Player dealings

Major League Soccer has handed Inter Miami CF a $2 million fine — the stiffest in MLS history — over violations of the league’s salary budget and roster regulations. Along with the $2m fine to the club, MLS levied a reduction in allocation money of $2,271,250 spread out over the 2022 and 2023 seasons. With […]