Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spilling over to Europe

hong kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West about China’s potential control over critical infrastructure. Last week the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to reverse its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale … Read more

Citgo 6: How the US government brought seven Americans home

CNN — On October 1, five of the so-called Citgo 6s were awakened early in their Venezuelan prison by a guard telling them to “dress properly”. The men put on their yellow prison suits – “We called it our ‘Minion’ suit,” Jose Pereira said – before the prison warden ordered them to change into civilian … Read more

US Iran envoy highlights CNN’s report on rapes of activists in detention

CNN — The top US diplomat for Iran pointed to CNN’s sexual violence investigation which uncovered sexual assaults on male and female activists, calling the reports “unspeakable”. Robert Malley, the US special envoy for Iran, said the regime would not succeed in its efforts to crush protests that have spread across the country over the … Read more

Chesapeake Walmart shooting: At least 6 people were killed, officials say. The shooter is also dead

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 8:21 a.m. ET] The shooter who killed six people at a Walmart in Virginia on Tuesday night was a store employee, Chesapeake Police Chief Mark Solesky said Wednesday. Solesky said the shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but his identity was not released because his next of … Read more

McCarthy demands DHS Secretary Mayorkas’ resignation over border issues and warns of potential impeachment inquiry

CNN — Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and warned of possible impeachment proceedings if he does not step down, marking the House Republican leader’s strongest comments on the issue to date as he works to lock in votes for his position as president. . McCarthy, speaking at … Read more

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals court hearing to determine future of special master for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN — As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations into his conduct, a federal appeals court will hear arguments on Tuesday about whether it should remove what was was a notable obstacle in one of the investigations. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will … Read more

Special counsel in Mar-a-Lago, January 6 investigations begins work with no sign probes will slow down

CNN — Newly appointed special counsel Jack Smith gets to work with no sign the two investigations he’s currently overseeing around Donald Trump will slow down – despite being stuck in the Netherlands with a bicycle injury . The Justice Department informed a federal appeals court that Smith was now involved in the Mar-a-Lago case … Read more

Joe Lycett has apparently shredded £10,000 over David Beckham’s role as Qatar’s World Cup ambassador

CNN — A British comedian appeared to shred £10,000 ($11,000) in a video after failing to receive a response from David Beckham over his controversial role as Qatar’s World Cup ambassador. On Sunday, Joe Lycett began tweeting an hourly countdown to his UK lunchtime deadline (7am ET). At 1200 GMT he posted a video of … Read more

‘Window-shopping’ GOP elites weigh Trump — and the alternatives — at high-profile Vegas gathering

CNN — Former President Donald Trump is set to address the influential Republican Jewish Coalition on Saturday, days after becoming the first declared GOP nominee in the 2024 presidential campaign. But the lustrous ballroom of the opulent Venetian hotel in Las Vegas will teem with rivals — including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top potential foe … Read more

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and January 6 criminal investigations

CNN — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed a special counsel to oversee criminal investigations into the retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the insurgency. of January 6, 2021. Both investigations implicate the conduct of Trump, who declared his 2024 presidential candidacy on Tuesday, making … Read more