Russia and China are promoting US voting misinformation ahead of midterms, FBI warns

Washington CNN — Agents and organizations affiliated with the Russian and Chinese governments are promoting disinformation about the integrity of US elections that took place in the United States before the November midterms, senior FBI officials said Monday. The FBI assessment highlights how the explosion of election conspiracy theories in the United States has been … Read more

US Rep. Ro Khanna slams Saudi Arabia as ‘third-rate power’ as OPEC considers slashing oil output

CNN Business — US Representative Ro Khanna is calling on the White House to retaliate against Saudi Arabia if OPEC and its allies cut oil production in a bid to drive up prices. “It’s beyond pale,” the California Democrat told CNN in a phone interview Monday. “They are actively defrauding the American people and destabilizing … Read more

Abuse in US Women’s Pro Soccer League Was Systemic, Report Says

An independent investigation into the scandals that broke out in the National Women’s Soccer League last season found that emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in sport, affecting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday. “Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture of women’s football, starting with … Read more

Woman who allegedly helped arrange migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard identified by CNN as former Army counterintelligence agent Perla Huerta

CNN — “Perla,” the woman who allegedly helped organize migrant flights from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, has been identified by CNN as Perla Huerta, who served as a counterintelligence agent and combat medical specialist in the US Army until August. About 50 migrants were flown last month from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard on … Read more

US airstrike killed an al-Shabaab leader in Somalia on Saturday

CNN — A US airstrike in Somalia on Saturday killed an al-Shabaab militant leader in coordination with the Somali government, US Africa Command said in a statement. The United States said the initial assessment of the strike was that an al-Shabaab militant leader was killed and there were no civilian casualties. Although the statement did … Read more

US considering responses to possible Russian escalation in Ukraine, including its potential use of tactical nuclear weapons

CNN — With growing concerns over Vladimir Putin’s escalating Russian war in Ukraine, the United States is considering how to respond to a range of potential scenarios, including fears that the Russians may use nuclear weapons tactics, according to three sources briefed on the latest information. Since the beginning of the conflict, the United States … Read more

Marco Rubio vows to oppose potential Hurricane Ian aid package if lawmakers ‘load it up with stuff that’s unrelated to the storm’

CNN — Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida said Sunday he would vote against any potential congressional disaster aid for Hurricane Ian victims if lawmakers “loaded him with things unrelated to the storm.” “Of course. I will fight against having pork in it. That’s key,” the senator told CNN’s Dana Bash on ‘State of the … Read more

JD.com’s billionaire founder settles rape lawsuit two days before planned US trial

Editor’s note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. CNN — A Chinese billionaire and a former University of Minnesota student who accused him of rape have reached … Read more

Q&A: managing the employment relationship in the USA (New Mexico)

Work relationship State specific laws What state-specific laws govern the employment relationship? Chapters 28, 50, 51, and 52 of the New Mexico statutes contain most of the guidelines for private employer-employee relationships. The New Mexico Administrative Code includes administrative rules governing employment matters, primarily Titles 9 and 11. Who are they covered, including categories of … Read more

Adelaide 36ers make NBL history with preseason win over NBA’s Phoenix Suns

The Adelaide 36ers shocked the Phoenix Suns 134-124 in the United States, becoming the first NBL club to beat an NBA franchise in a preseason game. Key points: Imports Robert Franks and Craig Randall played for the 36ers The Suns played a solid line-up with the likes of Chris Paul on their team It was … Read more