The crew consists of three Americans and one Canadian who were introduced during a ceremony in Houston, home to the nation’s astronauts and Mission Control. The astronauts will fly NASA’s Orion capsule, launching atop a Space Launch System rocket from the Kennedy Space Center no earlier than late 2024.
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This Wall Street Journal reporter is Evan Gershkovich, who, according to his biography on the Wall Street Journal, covers Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union. He also previously worked for Agence France-Presse, the Moscow Times, and the New York Times.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee targeted Schultz after the company recently became the national face of union busting in early 2022. The most prominent story is the firing of seven employees at a store in Memphis, Tennessee, after the workers began a campaign to unionize. After high tension, a case was filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which resulted in Starbucks losing its court appeal and ordering to reinstate the “Memphis Seven” (the company was not fined for this action).
39-year-old man Arnold Musgrove; a citizen of Southwest Ranches, a town in Broward County, Florida; was arrested due to an animal neglect and cruelty investigation involving dead and uncared-for farm animals on his property. He was charged with three counts of cruelty to animals and 26 counts of unlawful abandonment or confinement of an animal.
The proceedings are reminiscent of an emergency executive order in 2020 under the Trump administration, levying broad sanctions against tik tok to pressure them into selling to the US buyer. Some of the sanctions threatened were the withdrawal of American advertisers through the app and possibly pulling the app from Apple and Google app stores.
Russian Jet and US Drone collision draw bluster and condemnation, as US-Russia relations remain a point of contention. General James B Hecker, commander of the US air forces in Europe and air forces in Africa, reports that an MQ-5 drone ran a routine surveillance flight in international airspace between Turkey, Ukraine, and Russia. During the flight, two Russian fighter jets encountered and harassed the aircraft over the Black Sea.
Defense officials reported Thursday that the US is tracking a suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental United States, potentially straining US-China ties further. The US government has been tracking the balloon for several days as it travels over northern states, according to a Pentagon spokesman, Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder. The balloon was “traveling at a higher altitude than commercial flight traffic and did not pose a military or physical threat to people.”
Dave & Buster’s remembered Corley as “an innovative and creative force.” “His pioneering spirit and steadfast belief that ‘everybody is somebody’ set the foundation for bringing food and games to millions of Dave & Buster’s guests over the past 40 years. Buster’s passion for hospitality, his demand for excellence, and the deep care he had for his team members were unparalleled,” a representative for the company said.
Actress Amber Heard has plans to settle the defamation lawsuit brought against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp, according to a statement posted on Heard’s verified Instagram account Monday. Heard had recently filed an appeal after a Virginia jury mostly sided with Depp in the widely-televised trial earlier this year.
In a recent poll made by Twitter CEO, Elon Musk, Musk asked Twitter users whether or not he should step down from his role as CEO of the social media platform. The poll ended on Monday, with 57% of the 17.5 million users that engaged with the poll, having voted “yes.” The results showed that the majority of those who responded think he should step down, but whether or not he actually will is still up in the air. Musk claimed in the same poll that he would “abide by the results,” but with the poll having ended (meaning no more users can vote on it), and the majority having indicated a resounding “Yes,” there has yet to be any official announcement by either Twitter or Musk himself about the future of the company and his role with it.
This week, in an attempt to reign in 2022’s incredibly high rates of inflation the Federal Reserve’s chairman, Jerome Powell, announced the Fed will be raising interest rates by another half percentage point. This is the seventh time the Fed has raised interest rates this year. The hope in raising interest rates is to make borrowing U.S dollars more expensive in order to increase the dollar’s value and decrease price levels.
At least four people have died after a small boat thought to be carrying migrants capsized in the English Channel between the U.K. and France, authorities confirmed after a major search and rescue operation was conducted in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The UK’s South East Coast Ambulance Service said it sent resources to Dover, England, after getting a call regarding the incident at around 3:40 am GMT (10:40 pm ET), said PA Media. The rescue operation was aided by French forces.