Opinion: What comes next for Brittney Griner should be up to her

Editor’s note: Amy Bass (@ bassab1) is Professor of Mathematical Studies at Manhattanville College and authorOne goal: a coach, a team, and the game that divided the city together” And the “Not Victory, but Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,” among other titles. The opinions expressed herein are her own … Read more

Europe’s anti-American itch – Politico

Click play to listen to this article expressed by artificial intelligence. BERLIN – It’s getting cold in Europe, and so is the economy cisterns And the citizens get it Insomnia. There is only one answer: Blame America. Signaling across the Atlantic has long been a favorite diversionary tactic for Europe’s political elites when things start … Read more

Within the United States, one scrambles to blur the facts as the Russia-Ukraine war spills over into NATO territory

Washington CNN – President Joe Biden was sleeping on the other side of the world when aides woke him up in the middle of the night with breaking news: A missile hit Poland Two people were killed. By 5:30 a.m. local time in Bali, where he was Chief Attending the G20 summitBiden, still in a … Read more

Dangerous weed lobby victories, Brittney Grenier’s shocking plight and other comments

Drug Control: Weed Lobby’s Dangerous Wins “This year’s midterm ballot measures to legalize marijuana across five different states are further evidence of the weed lobby’s progress.” Mark Haskins argues in The Federalist. But “today, many of the arguments made by the pro-marijuana movement have been proven wrong”—such as the claim that it is “no worse … Read more

Hong Kong shares rose 3% as technology stocks advanced; Chinese activity data disappointing

Primavera Capital says there is huge value in some Chinese tech stocks Fred Ho, founder and chairman of Primavera Capital, said stocks of large Chinese tech companies are “too low” and “cheap.” Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Tech is down more than 30% since the start of the year, although the index has rebounded in recent … Read more

Why Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen tickets will be more expensive

Terry White | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of Taylor Swift fans will be checking their phones closely Monday night, waiting to see if they’ve been selected by Ticketmaster’s approved fan system to buy tickets for the pop star and songwriter’s upcoming stadium tour. When these tickets go on sale later … Read more

Before Xi’s meeting, Biden invites China – Politico

PHnom Penh, Cambodia – US President Joe Biden offered a full US commitment to Southeast Asian nations on Saturday, pledging at a Cambodia summit to help stand against China’s growing dominance in the region – without mentioning the other superpower by name. Chinese President Xi Jinping was not in the hall at the summit of … Read more

ASEAN and G-20 summits: As the US and China meet, the rest of the world is being pressured to choose a side

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin around the same time in China, a three-times-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s affecting the world. Register here. Hong Kong CNN – world leaders converge in Phnom Penh This weekend, for the first … Read more

COP27 and G20: Biden aims to assert US leadership abroad

Sharm Alsheikh, Egypt CNN – It’s a story President Joe Biden At nearly every opportunity he says: Last year, when he met his new counterparts at his first international summit, he proudly told them, “America is back.” “till when?” Someone asked. As Biden departs this week for a week-long round-the-world trip, the question still resonates. … Read more

The Russian court rejected Grenier’s appeal, and sent her to a penal colony

NBA women’s basketball player Brittney Grenier, who was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport and later charged with illegal cannabis possession, stands inside a defendants’ cage before a court hearing in Khimki outside Moscow, on August 4, 2022. Evgenia Novozinina | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – A Russian court on Tuesday upheld the nine-year prison … Read more