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Four killed after US convoy attacked in Nigeria | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A United States convoy was attacked in Nigeria on Tuesday killing four people, including two personnel from the US consulate and two police officers, and kidnapping three others, according to local police and US officials. The attack took place in the southeastern Anambra state, with Anambra Police Command telling CNN that the … Read more

Supreme Court seems sympathetic to postal worker who didn’t work Sundays in dispute over religious accommodations | CNN Politics

[ad_1] CNN  —  The Supreme Court seemed to side with a former mail carrier, an evangelical Christian, who says the US Postal Service failed to accommodate his request to not work on Sundays. A lower court had ruled against the worker, Gerald Groff, holding that his request would cause an “undue burden” on the USPS … Read more

McCarthy makes plea for Republicans to back debt ceiling plan | CNN Politics

[ad_1] CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy made a plea to House Republicans during a closed-door meeting Tuesday morning to back his debt ceiling plan, telling them that although it doesn’t have to include everything they want, it will help get him to the negotiating table with President Joe Biden. McCarthy also told members that once … Read more

Tennessee Air National Guardsman applied to be a hitman online, the FBI says. It was a spoof website and now he’s facing charges | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A Tennessee Air National Guardsman is facing charges after applying to be a hitman on a spoof “rent-a-hitman” website, according to the Department of Justice. Josiah Ernesto Garcia, 21, was charged Thursday after submitting an employment inquiry to the website rentahitman.com, which is a parody site that includes “testimonials” from purportedly satisfied … Read more

Syrian refugee elected mayor of German town, years after fleeing war | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A Syrian who arrived in Germany as a refugee in 2015 has won a mayoral election in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg. Ryyan Alshebl, who left his hometown of As Suwayda in Syria eight years ago, ran as an independent in the municipality of Ostelsheim. He won 55.41% of the votes … Read more

The four astronauts NASA picked for the first crewed moon mission in 50 years | CNN

[ad_1] Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  Astronauts who will helm the first crewed moon mission in five decades were revealed on Monday, queuing up the quartet to begin training for the historic Artemis II lunar flyby that is … Read more

Erdogan’s political fate may be determined by Turkey’s Kurds | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Turkey’s persecuted pro-Kurdish party has emerged as a kingmaker in the country’s upcoming election, playing a decisive role that may just … Read more

Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin concedes election | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  Finland’s left-wing Prime Minister Sanna Marin conceded defeat on Sunday in the Nordic country’s parliamentary election as the opposition right-wing National Coalition Party (NCP) claimed victory in a tightly fought contest. The pro-business NCP was expected to win 48 of the 200 seats in parliament, narrowly ahead of the nationalist Finns Party … Read more

Why did Finland’s PM lose? Reporter explains the key issue voters cared about | CNN

[ad_1] Finland’s left-wing Prime Minister Sanna Marin conceded defeat in the country’s parliamentary election as the opposition right-wing National Coalition Party claimed victory in a tightly fought contest. CNN’s Laila Harrak spoke with New York Times’ Chief Diplomatic Correspondent Steven Erlanger to discuss how the popular politician lost the election. [ad_2] Source link