5 things to know before the stock market opens on Thursday August 11

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, August 8, 2022. Source: NYSE Here are the most important information investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures are on the rise US markets on Thursday were ready to go up after a government report showing inflation cooling fueled a rally on Wednesday. The three … Read more

Kobe Bryant crash photo trial: Footage shared among dozens of LA County employees, attorney says in opening statements

CNN — After the fatal helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryanthis daughter Gianna and seven others, disturbing images taken at the scene were shared among more than two dozen Los Angeles County employees, an attorney for the NBA legend’s wife Vanessa said in a statement on Wednesday. his lawsuit against the county over the photos. … Read more

Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

The prisoners of the St. Petersburg penal colony expected a visit from officials, thinking that it would be some kind of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty – if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. Over the next few days, around 10 left the prison, according to … Read more

Japan’s PM purges Cabinet after support for church ties plummets

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shuffled his cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent effort to steer his administration away from the Conservative Unification Church about his ties to slain leader Shinzo Abe and senior ruling party officials. The reshuffle, the second in just 10 months since Kishida took office, follows his July … Read more

Ukraine says 9 Russian fighter jets were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a series of deadly explosions at an air base in Crimea that appeared to be the result of a Ukrainian attack, which would represent a important escalation of war. Russia has denied that any plane was damaged in Tuesday’s explosions – … Read more

Sierra Leone. Curfew decreed in capital Freetown amid violent anti-government protests

CNN — Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Wednesday to protest against inflation and the rising cost of living in the West African country, according to people interviewed by CNN. The protests sometimes turned violent. Graphic images and videos of beaten and seriously injured protesters and some members of … Read more

Disney (DIS) results for the third quarter of fiscal 2022

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images If Disney+ subscriber growth is any indication, rumors that the global streaming market is nearing saturation have proven false. Wednesday, the Walt Disney Company reported … Read more

Trump testimony in New York investigation: Live updates

NEW YORK (AP) – Donald Trump invoked the fifth amendment and would not answer questions under oath from the New York Attorney General long-term civil investigation in his business dealings, the former president said in a statement Wednesday. Trump arrived at the offices of State Attorney General Letitia James in a motorcade shortly before 9 … Read more

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demo area at the Google I/O Developers Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Googlethe Android developer, is increasing pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. He argues that Apple’s support for RCS would help prevent some of the … Read more

Ukraine says 9 Russian fighter jets were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Air Force said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a series of deadly explosions at an air base in Crimea, amid speculation that the blasts were the result of a Ukrainian attack which would represent a significant escalation of war. Russia has denied that a plane was … Read more