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Memorial Day weekend, the traditional launching pad of the summer travel season, is shaping up to set a scorching pace. United is expecting the biggest Memorial Day and summer travel season in the airline’s 98-year history, according to Andrew Nocella, United’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer. Air traffic controller shortageThe air traffic control tower at Los Angeles International Airport is a busy place. The United States is still short thousands of air traffic control personnel. Markus Mainka/imageBROKER/ShutterstockDespite a surge in hiring last year, air traffic control stations nationwide are still about 3,000 controllers short, according to new FAA numbers.
Persons: it’s, Andrew Nocella, Markus Mainka, Scott Keyes, , ” Keyes, Tayfun, Bob Thomas, haven’t, Elijah Nouvelage, Keyes, , Antonio Masiello, he’s, Angela Fritz Organizations: CNN, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration, TSA, American Airlines and United Airlines, Airlines for America, Airlines, America, Air, Los Angeles International, FAA, CNN Travel, San Francisco International, Anadolu Agency, Embry ‑ Riddle Aeronautical University, Aircraft, Travelers, Hartsfield, Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Getty Locations: United States, New York City, Florida, New York, Miami, Chicago, Atlantic, AFP, Rome, Europe, Mexico, Australia, Paris, Iceland, Dublin, CNN’s
CNN —Calm and understated, Iga Świątek rarely appears flustered by the triumphant highs and heart-breaking lows of professional tennis, but discovering that she would be crowned world No. Since rising to the top of the rankings, the Polish star has been a dominant force in women’s tennis, winning 16 titles – 21 in total – and only once dropping from the No. “When we started working in 2019, I was really, really introverted,” says Świątek. Last year, she became the first female athlete to be sponsored by sportswear brand On and has helped to develop the company inaugural tennis range. Świątek was estimated by Forbes to be the world's highest-paid female athlete last year.
Persons: Świątek, , , , ” Świątek, Aryna Sabalenka, Susana Vera, Roland Garros, you’re, there’s, hasn’t, “ We’re, Yves Herman, Daria Abramowicz, Karolína Muchová, Julien de Rosa, it’s, Eileen Gu, Coco Gauff, Emma Raducanu, Naomi Osaka, Aryna, Williams, Maria, Sharapova, ” Max Eisenbud, Taylor Swift, Andre Agassi, Lindsey Vonn, Robert Prange, Eisenbud, I’ve, ” “, Monica Seles, Justine Henin – Organizations: CNN, tennis, CNN Sport, Madrid, Reuters, Porsche, Rolex, Getty, Forbes ’, Tennis, Forbes, Serena, Brands Locations: Madrid, Rome, AFP, American, Świątek
London CNN —Bruce Springsteen became the first international songwriter to be awarded a fellowship of the Ivors Academy in its 80-year history – but he had to put up with some ribbing from one of his most famous peers first. At the Ivor Novello Awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London Thursday night, Springsteen was inducted into the fellowship by Paul McCartney, who was the academy’s first-ever fellow. “He’s known as the American working man, you know?” a clip of the ceremony posted to social media showed McCartney saying. “There is no one more fitting than Bruce Springsteen to be the first international songwriter inducted into our Fellowship,” Tom Gray, chair of the academy, said in a press release. “I’m gonna sound really weird up here because I sang in the rain, all night last night,” he said in a speech.
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We met at the Oscars, and she’s just as lovely and gracious and cool as you could imagine,” Taylor-Joy says of Theron. “We are due a very long dinner, just to swap war stories. Charlize Theron in "Mad Max: Fury Road." “Just as we wrote the story for Furiosa, we’ve written a story for Max in the year before we meet him in ‘Fury Road,’” Miller teased. “So, I know what happens to him, and I’ve certainly speculated about what happens after ‘Fury Road.’”
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This is the eighth lawsuit against Combs since November – the seventh directly accusing him of sexual assault. Another lawsuit accused his son Christian Combs of sexual assault, and Sean Combs is accused of aiding and abetting. Lampros claims that Combs raped her after she “pleaded with Mr. Combs to stop.” “She was nude, sore, and confused” the next morning, according to the lawsuit. According to Lampros, she was also not allowed to talk about her relationship with Combs to anyone, the lawsuit claims. Mr. Combs would also threaten to blacklist her in the industry if she tried to mess with him in any way,” the suit said.
Persons: Sean “ Diddy ” Combs, Lampros, Combs, , ” Lampros, Cassie Ventura, Christian Combs, Sean Combs, , “ Ms, Lampros “, she’s, Lampros ’, Tyrone Blackburn, Rodney Jones, Grace O’Marcaigh, Crystal McKinney, drugging, Aaron Dyer, “ Mr Organizations: CNN, New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, Bad Boy Records, Arista Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Diddy’s, Records, Lampros, Department of Homeland Security Locations: New York, New York City, Manhattan
A majority of Ace Hardware stores are located in neighborhoods. Courtesy Ace HardwareBarker is owner and operator of five Breed & Co Ace Hardware locations in the Austin, Texas, area. We count on people coming in everyday to buy a gift item from us.”This hybrid hardware-home goods-curio model is setting Ace Hardware stores apart. “They are essentially shareholders, they own the brand and the company,” said Kim Lefko, chief marketing officer of Ace Hardware. It just launched its first Ace-branded food product, a line of BBQ sauces, and a collection of Ace Hardware vintage-inspired clothing.
Persons: New York CNN — Mahin Barker, , Sherwin Williams, ” Neil Saunders, Hardware’s, today’s, Michael Brown, It’s, , Barker, ” Barker, we’ve, ” Brown, “ We’ve, Kim Lefko, Lefko, John Madden, Pat Summerall, Michael Wynn, Vera Bradley, ” Wynn, Wynn Organizations: New, New York CNN, Home Depot, Hardware, Ace Hardware, Globaldata, , NFL, Acon Investments, Sunshine Locations: New York, West Lake Hills, Austin , Texas, Brook , Illinois, Placer, remodels, Lake Hills, Chicago, Southern Florida, Florida
Yet he is locked up by the say-so of the United States government,” she added. His supporters believe he’s been caught up in geopolitics during a time of strained relations between the United States and China and have accused authorities of using him to send a message to former military personnel. A spokesperson for the Australian attorney general said the government doesn’t comment on extradition matters. Under Australia’s Extradition Act, Duggan is entitled to appeal directly to the attorney general as to why he shouldn’t be sent to the US. There is no set time period for the attorney general to make a decision, but by law it should be made as soon as practicable.
Persons: Daniel Duggan, Daniel Reiss, Duggan, Mark Dreyfus, Duggan’s, Saffrine, , Dan Duggan, ” “, ” Saffrine Duggan, Bianca De Marchi, , ” Duggan, TFASA, he’s, Reiss, shouldn’t Organizations: Australia CNN, US Marines, United, Downing Centre Local Court, US State Department, of Defense Trade, Test Flying Academy of South, CNN, TFASA Locations: Brisbane, Australia, United States, New South Wales, China, Sydney, Test Flying Academy of South Africa, South Africa
London CNN —When British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced on Wednesday that the United Kingdom would hold a general election on July 4, many observers wondered: why now? British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivers a speech calling for a general election, outside 10 Downing Street, in London on May 22. Their time in office didn’t begin formidably. In 2010, after 13 years of Labour rule, David Cameron won the general election but didn’t win a majority in parliament. Eventually, the Conservative Party had enough of the chaos and put Sunak in charge as a safe pair of hands.
Persons: Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer, Sunak, Maja Smiejkowska, he’s, we’ve, ’ ” Sunak, didn’t, David Cameron, Cameron, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Henry Nicholls, Liz Truss, , Starmer Organizations: London CNN, British, Conservative Party, Labour Party, Labour, International Monetary Fund, CNN, IMF, Liberal Democrats, Conservative, Vale, Glamorgan Brewery, Getty Locations: United Kingdom, London, Downing, Glamorgan, Barry, Wales, AFP, Rwanda, Sunak
CNN —Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce has spoken about the controversial comments Harrison Butker made at a commencement speech earlier this month, saying he does not agree with “just about any” of Butker’s views but did “cherish” him as a teammate. I think Pat [Mahomes] said it best where he is every bit of a great person and a great teammate,” Kelce said on the latest episode of the “New Heights” podcast he hosts with his brother, Jason. When it comes down to his views and what he said at Saint Benedict’s commencement speech, those are his. “And make no mistake about it, a lot of the things he said in his commencement speech are not things that I align myself with. But, he’s giving a commencement speech at a Catholic university, and, shocker, it ended up being a very religious and Catholic speech.
Persons: Travis Kelce, Harrison Butker, , Butker, Mahomes, ” Kelce, Jason, “ He’s, That’s, Jason Kelce, “ There’s, that’s, , Arne Dedert Organizations: CNN, Kansas City Chiefs, Benedictine College, Saint, Catholic, Chiefs, Getty, Cleveland Heights Locations: Atchison , Kansas, Cleveland
“To still impart that knowledge on young people, and particularly young black women, that they can do this.”Becoming a pilot was something Claiborne, originally from Virginia, could never have imagined for herself as a young girl. When asked about the transition to flying commercial planes, Claiborne stresses that “a pilot is a pilot.”“You’re in different type organizations, but you’re still a pilot,” she adds. So this is an opportunity for her to really enjoy herself.”Increasing diversityClaiborne is committed to increasing pilot diversity and will continue to mentor young women. It’s estimated that there are less than 150 Black women pilots in the US, and Claiborne feels a huge responsibility as one of them. While this may be the end of her commercial flying career, Claiborne isn’t necessarily saying “goodbye” to piloting forever, and would love to fly a World War II aircraft one day.
Persons: CNN — She’s, Theresa Claiborne, “ I’ve, ” Claiborne, Claiborne, , , I’d, ” “, Caliborne, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you’re, I’ve, Bessie Coleman, she’s, “ I’m, it’ll, they’d, Claiborne isn’t, , ’ ” Organizations: CNN, Newark Liberty International, Air Force Reserve, Corps, US Air Force, California State University, KC, United Airlines, United, , US Bureau of Labor Statistics, It’s, Tuskegee Airmen Locations: New Jersey, Lisbon, Portugal, Virginia, Turkey, Sacramento, Claiborne, United States, Newark , New Jersey, Paris, Newark
What it’s really like to live in Antarctica
  + stars: | 2024-05-23 | by ( Lilit Marcus | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +14 min
The Minnesota native first went to the White Continent in 2007 to work as a janitor at McMurdo Base, one of the three US outposts there. She was one of half-a-dozen people staffing the world’s southernmost post office, UK-administered Port Lockroy. Counting penguins is one of the roles Port Lockroy staff have during their time in Antarctica. Once you get the Antarctica bug, Long and Nelson say, it’s pretty hard to get rid of. In a fast-paced globalized world where everyone is on their phones all the time, Antarctica offers a rare opportunity to live a different kind of life.
Persons: United States –, Keri Nelson, Amundsen, ” Nelson, , McMurdo, Palmer, Evan Townsend, ” Keri Nelson, , Nelson, Scott Base, , Scott, Keri Nelson “, Chris Long, Long, Laura Bullesbach, Bridie Martin, Laura Bullesbach doesn’t, you’re, You’re, Port Lockroy, Bullesbach, Clare Ballantyne, ” Long, Keri Nelson Long, he’s, vacationer, ” Klaus Dodds Organizations: CNN, United, Antarctic, Minnesota, Base, Scott, Palmer, grownups, McMurdo Base, McMurdo, US, Geographic, Pole, Ocean, Scott Base, Port, Lockroy, Port Lockroy, Electronics, University of London Locations: Antarctica, Chile, Japan, Australia, United States, McMurdo, New, Ross, Amundsen, New Zealand, Russian, South America, Port Lockroy, Lockroy, Port, Denver, China
Opinion | Pay Caitlin Clark What She’s Worth
  + stars: | 2024-05-23 | by ( Joshua Mendelsohn | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: +2 min
In 1969, the National Basketball Association was a relatively young professional basketball league fighting to establish itself. But the league was facing economic problems, and it was unclear how successful it would be monetizing the game’s appeal to young people. Desperate for credibility (and fighting off a rival league also seeking to establish itself), the N.B.A. Today, the Women’s National Basketball Association, established about 50 years after the N.B.A., finds itself at a similar crossroads. has decided that Clark will be paid a salary of $76,535 in her first year.
Persons: Lew Alcindor, Alcindor, Kareem Abdul, Jabbar, Caitlin Clark, Clark Organizations: National Basketball Association, University of California, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Fever Locations: Los Angeles, Milwaukee
But often over the last month, his presidential campaign has ventured into politically hostile territory: New York City. “It does feel like he’s almost going out there door to door.”Image Mr. Trump brought pizzas to a firehouse in Midtown Manhattan. Credit... Hiroko Masuike/The New York TimesWorking within the trial schedule, Mr. Trump’s aides have also looked to use its constraints to their advantage. Image Union workers outside a construction site in Manhattan last month during Mr. Trump’s visit. Credit... Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Image The Trump campaign has cited his crowds as proof of his popularity in deep-blue New York.
Persons: Donald J, Trump, , George Arzt, Edward I, Koch, Hiroko Masuike, Brian Hughes, Mr, Trump’s, ” Jason Miller, Biden, Miller, Bill de Blasio, de, Hank Sheinkopf, Sheinkopf, , ” Nicholas Nehamas Organizations: Trump, Midtown Manhattan ., New York Times, New Yorker, Democratic, New, Madison, Garden, Credit Locations: New York City, Harlem, Midtown Manhattan, Manhattan, New York, Midtown, Florida, York, Yorkers, Bronx, Crotona Park, Michigan, Wisconsin, Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, Wildwood , N.J, bodega
She knows there’s a bigger pool of experienced workers out there, but she can’t hire them because they are undocumented immigrants. The coalition argues Biden can do more through executive action under current law, including by expanding work permits to spouses of US citizens. All of Indiana dairy farmer Steve Obert's employees are authorized to work, but he is among the business leaders advocating for more work permits for longtime undocumented residents. Courtesy Steve ObertAll of Obert’s 15 non-family employees are foreign born and have work permits. But he knows that undocumented workers contribute a lot to the industry, as well as to the communities where they live.
Persons: Lisa Winton, Winton, Biden, ” Winton, ” Lisa Winton, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Trump, , , Karoline Leavitt, , ” It’s, Steve Obert, Jessica Vaughan, Rebecca Shi, , ’ ”, Shi, Vaughan, Tara Watson, Bush, Obama, Kerri Talbot, Trump’s, Steve, ” Obert Organizations: CNN, Winton Machine Company, American Business Immigration Coalition, Employers, Time, Trump, Pew Research Center, Labor, National Agricultural Workers Survey, Center, American, National Milk Producers Federation, Immigration Services, Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Migration Policy Institute, Williams College, Immigration, Indiana Dairy Producers Locations: Suwanee , Georgia, Winton, Georgia, America, Indiana
Louisville police released two videos Thursday showing some of the arrest of star golfer Scottie Scheffler last week and announced the detective who arrested him was disciplined for not turning on his body-worn camera at the time. The Louisville Metro Police Department released video from a police dashcam showing two officers escorting a handcuffed Scottie Scheffler last Friday. Our position is the same as it was last Friday: Scottie Scheffler didn’t do anything wrong. What we know about the arrestDespite the arrest, Scottie Scheffler finished the PGA Championship tied for 8th place. The officer, identified as Gillis, stopped Scheffler and “attempted to give instructions,” the report states.
Persons: Scottie Scheffler, dashcam, Scheffler, Steve Romines, We’re, it’ll, Scottie, Prosecutors, , Josh Abner, ” Scheffler, teed, Charles Schwab, Louisville’s, Bryan Gillis, Gillis, Jacquelyn Gwinn, Villaroel, , Craig Greenberg, Michael Reaves, Romines, Scheffler “, ESPN’s Jeff Darlington, ” Darlington Organizations: Louisville, Police, PGA, Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville Metro Police Department Scheffler, Scheffler, CNN, ” Police, Louisville Metro Police, ESPN, Darlington Locations: Louisville, Jefferson County, Jefferson, Fort Worth , Texas, Valhalla
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers called for Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. to recuse himself from cases related to Jan. 6, 2021, and demanded new ethics rules for the Supreme Court after revelations that flags carried by rioters at the Capitol were flown outside his homes. With the Supreme Court just weeks away from issuing decisions on two major cases concerning former President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election and the events of Jan. 6, lawmakers said the symbolism of the flags called into question Justice Alito’s neutrality. In an interview on Thursday, Representative Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee who has introduced a resolution to censure Justice Alito, said Congress needed to take the firm position that the justice’s actions were a violation of judicial propriety. “He’s not going to resign, he’s not going to recuse himself, and I don’t think Justice Roberts is going to be able to influence him in that regard,” he said, referring to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “So the best we can do is to kind of put a scarlet letter on him.”
Persons: Samuel A, Alito Jr, Donald J, Steve Cohen, Justice Alito, “ He’s, he’s, Roberts, , John G Organizations: Democratic, Capitol Locations: Tennessee
“I’ve known him for seven years,” the two-time NFL MVP said after the team’s organized team activities (OTA’s). Mahomes, 28, reiterated that he didn’t “necessarily agree” with what was said when asked what part of Butker’s speech he disagreed with. Mahomes said Butker is a “good person” despite “not necessarily agreeing” with his comments. “Everybody is from different areas, different religions, different races and we all get along. “Harrison Butker gave a speech in his personal capacity.
Persons: Patrick Mahomes, Harrison Butker, Mahomes, , ” Mahomes, “ We’re, , , Taylor Swift, “ I’m, I’m, Andy Reid, Butker, Ryan Kang, ” Reid, Reid, Roger Goodell, ” Goodell, “ Harrison Butker, Jonathan Beane Organizations: CNN, Kansas City Chiefs, Benedictine College, ” Chiefs, National Football League’s, NFL Locations: Atchison , Kansas, Nashville, America
Before losing her home state’s primary to Trump earlier this year, Haley lashed out at Republicans who backed Trump despite privately despairing over him. They’re just too afraid to say it out loud.”Now Haley is saying out loud she’s voting for Trump. Haley seeks to preserve her futureThere is every sign that Haley wants to run again for president once Trump finally leaves the stage. Trump has made no effort to appeal to Haley voters during the march to the nomination despite his dire need to court suburban voters. “Rightly or wrongly, chaos follows (Trump),” Haley complained at almost every event.
Persons: Nikki Haley, Donald Trump, , couldn’t, Joe Biden, , ” Haley, Haley, Trump, Biden, , They’re, Ted Cruz, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins, I’m, Cruz, There’s, Liz Cheney, repudiating, John Bolton, ” Bolton, CNN’s Wolf, Haley –, Ron DeSantis, “ There’s, they’d, Ronald Reagan’s, Bush, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un, “ Trump, CNN’s Jake Tapper, Tapper, Putin Organizations: CNN, South, Trump, United Nations, president’s, Harvard Law School, Democrats, Wyoming, GOP, Vermont, Florida Gov, Republicans, Hudson Institute, Republican, freeloading, NATO, Hampshire Locations: South Carolina, Texas, Washington, Florida, Iowa, Georgia, New Hampshire, Russian, North Korean, Europe, Asia, United States, Columbia , South Carolina
CNN —Senate Democrats have launched an inquiry into recent reports that Donald Trump offered oil executives the reversal of some of President Joe Biden’s climate policies upon the former president’s reelection in exchange for campaign contributions. The committees are seeking “descriptions of policy proposals discussed” and “materials distributed to any attendees” at the event. “Time and time again, both Mr. Trump and the U.S. oil and gas industry have proved they are willing to sell out Americans to pad their own pockets,” Sens. In his first term, Trump overturned more than 100 environmental rules and actions put in place by the Obama administration. Trump has vowed that if he’s reelected he will reverse those actions and boost fossil fuels, and oil and gas drilling.
Persons: Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s, Trump, Sens, Ron Wyden, Sheldon Whitehouse, Biden, , ” Trump, Karoline Leavitt, Obama, he’s, CNN’s Morgan Rimmer, Kate Sullivan, Ella Nilsen, Jeremy Herb Organizations: CNN, Democrats, Senate Finance, ExxonMobile, Chevron, Oregon, Big, The Washington Post, Trump Locations: U.S, Rhode, The, Lago
CNN —Fresh off winning his first major at the PGA Championship, American golfer Xander Schauffele told CNN that world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler was a good person and shouldn’t be facing criminal charges. I know he’s a good dude and there is no mal intent meant by him,” Schauffele told CNN Sport’s Don Riddell on Tuesday. Scheffler (left) and Schauffele wait to putt at this year's Masters Tournament. Scheffler is back on PGA Tour as he tees off Thursday at the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, TX
Persons: Fresh, Xander Schauffele, Scottie Scheffler, Scheffler, Schauffele’s, “ Scottie, ” Schauffele, CNN Sport’s Don Riddell, , Scottie, Tannen MauryUPI, Bryan, Gillis, abrasions, , Steven Romines, Romines, ” Romines, ” Scheffler, Charles Schwab Organizations: CNN, PGA Championship, Louisville Metro Police, Valhalla Golf Club, PGA, Colonial Country Club Locations: American, Louisville , Kentucky, Fort Worth , TX
Among the goals of his three-day state visit in October: securing another $1 billion in loans from China to help complete infrastructure projects. On Wednesday, when he arrived at Joint Base Andrews to begin another state visit – this time to Washington – he again found a red carpet and troops. Senior administration officials acknowledge a central factor in scheduling a state visit with Kenya was the desire to counter China’s influence and financial leverage on the African continent, which has outpaced the United States in direct investment. One of the goals of Thursday’s state visit is to demonstrate the ability of democracies – like Kenya’s – to deliver for their people. “I plan on going in February,” Biden told reporters.
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Konya: Turkey’s ancient city of whirling dervishes
  + stars: | 2024-05-22 | by ( Robert Iddiols | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +7 min
Konya, Turkey CNN —When most people think of Turkey bucket list destinations, a few obvious ones spring to mind - Istanbul, Turquoise Coast hotspots like Bodrum or the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia. As well as being a renowned Islamic scholar, Rumi launched the Mevlevi Order of the Whirling Dervishes. And while they can be seen in various locations across Turkey, Konya is the beating heart of their activities. Abdullah Çetín, a photographer based in Konya, says the city and region’s history is also what puts it on the map. Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesKonya is also a jumping off point for Lake Tuz, a large hypersaline lake that lies about two hours’ drive northeast of the city.
Persons: , it’s, Celaleddin Rumi, Rumi, Maulana, , Kerem Polat, Adem Altan, Polat, , ” Polat, Abdullah Çetín, Çetín, Murat Oner Tas, Fahri Tunç, Tunç, , , ” Tunç, he’s Organizations: CNN, Turkey CNN, Getty, , Mevlana Museum, Anadolu Agency Locations: Konya, Turkey, Istanbul, Turquoise, – Konya, Adem, AFP, Sultanate of Rum, Balkh, Afghanistan, Mecca, Medina, Anatolia, mycan, Sille, Gevale, Rumi, Konya “, Lake Tuz, Salt, Tuz
Sam Bankman-Fried is being moved to a new prison
  + stars: | 2024-05-22 | by ( Allison Morrow | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +1 min
New York CNN —Prison officials began transferring former crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried to a new facility early Wednesday, removing him from the Brooklyn, New York, jail where he’s resided for the past nine months, a spokesperson for Bankman-Fried said. Mendota is home to one medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite facility, according to the Bureau of Prisons website. Bankman-Fried had sought to stay in New York in the near term while preparing his appeal on multiple federal counts of fraud and conspiracy, for which he was sentenced in March to 25 years in prison. A jury last fall found Bankman-Fried guilty of carrying out what prosecutors called one of the biggest financial crimes in US history. The Bureau of Prisons declined to provide details, telling CNN that it doesn’t comment on “the conditions of confinement for any individual, including potential transfers,” citing security concerns.
Persons: Sam Bankman, he’s, Fried, — CNN’s Erin Burnett, Sabrina Souza Organizations: New, New York CNN — Prison, Stanford University, of Prisons, Prisons, CNN Locations: New York, Brooklyn , New York, Mendota , California, Mendota
Boston CNN —President Joe Biden and his campaign are looking to capitalize on former President Donald Trump’s posting of a video showing images of a fake newspaper article that references a “unified Reich” if he’s reelected in 2024. The video has been removed from Trump’s Truth Social account, but the Biden campaign has quickly incorporated the former president’s use of verbiage associated with Nazi Germany into messaging. Biden made Trump’s comments the focus of two closed-door campaign fundraisers Tuesday night, a video on his social media platforms and a fundraising email. It’s the language of Hitler’s Germany,” Biden told donors in Boston during a campaign reception. “Is this on his official account?” Biden asks in the video.
Persons: Joe Biden, Donald Trump’s, he’s, Trump, Biden, “ That’s, ” Biden, Adolf Hitler, Donald Trump, “ What’s, , Karoline Leavitt, ” “ Organizations: Boston CNN, Trump, White House Locations: Charlottesville , Virginia, Nazi Germany, Germany, Boston, Nazi, America, New York
I reported him and then I just tried to follow the justice and what they told me to do,” Battilana Gutierrez told CNN in a recent interview. Battilana Gutierrez says she sees chilling parallels between the alleged conspiracy surrounding a hush-money payment connected to Trump and what happened to her. “It would be very interesting to see if he had to speak about the Harvey Weinstein trial,” Battilana Gutierrez said of Pecker. Of Battilana Gutierrez, he added, “Harvey wishes her well and hopes only for happiness and success for her.”Eventually, Battilana Gutierrez did sign a non-disclosure agreement with Weinstein’s legal team. Mark Peterson/Redux“Both Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump were ‘FOPs’ – Friends of Pecker,” Cartwright told CNN.
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