What we know about the Texas elementary school shooting that left 19 students and 2 teachers dead

Minutes before the mass shooting, Ramos allegedly sent a series of text messages to a teen girl in Europe whom he had met online, describing how he had just shot his grandmother and would “shoot up a(n) elementary school.” According to screenshots reviewed by CNN and an interview with the girl, whose mother gave permission … Read more

Oil firms on tight supply though EU ban on Russian oil still uncertain

A flame burns from a tower at Vankorskoye oil field owned by Rosneft company north of the Russian Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register May 26 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending a cautious rally this week on signs of … Read more

Oklahoma governor signs into law strictest abortion ban in the U.S.

May 25 (Reuters) – Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the United States, one that prohibits abortions from fertilization and allows private citizens to sue those who help women terminate their pregnancies. “I promised Oklahomans that as governor I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that … Read more

Uvalde school shooting, Texas: Shooter was in school for up to an hour before law enforcement broke into room where he was barricaded and killed him

“It’s going to be within, like 40 minutes or something, (within) an hour,” Texas Department of Public Safety director Steven McCraw told CNN’s Ed Lavandera at a news conference. “And then (the shooting) stops, and he barricades himself in. That’s where there’s kind of a lull in the action,” Gonzales said. “All of it, I … Read more

Ukraine savages idea of concessions to end war, evokes appeasement of Nazis

A dandelion is pictured next to ammunition casings collected at the Mlybor flour mill facility after it was shelled repeatedly, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register May 25 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday savaged suggestions … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russian hackers are linked to new Brexit leak website, Google says

WASHINGTON/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – A new website that published leaked emails from several leading proponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union is tied to Russian hackers, according to a Google cybersecurity official and the former head of UK foreign intelligence. The website – titled “Very English Coop d’Etat” – says it has published … Read more

Wall Street climbs after Fed minutes meet expectations

NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended higher Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy meeting, which showed policymakers was very strong with very strong felt as they grappled reining in inflation without triggering a recession . The minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee’s May meeting, … Read more

10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza identified by her father as victim in Uvalde shooting

SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center (Nicole Chavez/CNN) Less than two miles away from Robb Elementary School, where at least 19 children and two adults were killed by a mass shooter on Tuesday, the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center has become the epicenter for families looking for their children. For more than 12 hours, … Read more

Live updates: Texas elementary school shooting

(Marco Bello/Reuters) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott placed the blame for the Uvalde school shooting that killed 19 kids and two teachers on mental health issues. “Before coming out here, we had a long discussion with law enforcement at all levels… and I asked the sheriff and others an open-ended question and got the same answer … Read more

Amazon shareholders vote against investor-led proposals

BOSTON/NEW YORK May 25 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) shareholders on Wednesday voted against all investor-led resolutions that challenged the company’s policies – including its use of plastics and certain concealment clauses in contracts – at the company’s annual meeting. A total of 15 investor resolutions were considered, including one introduced at the meeting. The … Read more