GLWA has issued a boil water advisory for 23 communities, 10 elevators

article Map of communities affected by water main break (photo: Great Lakes Water Authority) An estimated 935,000 people were affected by a watermain break at the Great Lakes Water Authority’s Lake Huron facility. GLWA is working to isolate a break on the 120-inch water main; the largest in the regional water distribution network. The leak … Read more

Salman Rushdie: Famous author remains hospitalized after stabbing as venue comes under security scrutiny

Later that day Rushdie was put on a ventilator and unable to speak, his agent, Andrew Wylie, told the New York Times. He’ll probably lose an eye, Wylie said. “The nerves in his arm were severed, and his liver was stabbed and damaged. The news is not good.” A suspect was taken into custody shortly … Read more

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, a security ‘nightmare’ that housed classified documents

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The seizure of classified U.S. government documents at Donald Trump’s sprawling retreat at Mar-a-Lago highlights the lingering national security concerns presented by the former president and the house that it’s dubbed the White House winter, some security experts say. Trump is under federal investigation for possible violations of the Espionage … Read more

Five Chinese state-owned companies under US scrutiny will pull out of the New York Stock Exchange

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Five U.S.-listed Chinese state-owned companies whose audits are being scrutinized by the U.S. securities regulator said on Friday they would voluntarily withdraw from the New York stock exchange. The oil giant Sinopec (600028.SS) and China Life Insurance (601628.SS)Aluminum Corporation of China (Chalco) (601600.SS)PetroChina (601857.SS) and a separate entity … Read more

Novelist Salman Rushdie on fan after stabbing in New York

NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kill him over his writing, has been stabbed in the neck and chest on stage at a conference in New York state on Friday and airlifted to hospital, police said. After hours of surgery, … Read more

Five of China’s largest state-owned enterprises worth $318 will soon be pulled from Wall Street

For months, federal regulators have increased pressure on Beijing and Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges to comply with US listing rules. But on Friday, five of China’s largest U.S.-listed public giants, valued at $318 billion, announced they would exit Wall Street instead, marking an acceleration of the financial decoupling between the United States … Read more

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close 4th straight week as optimism grows

Nasdaq and S&P 500 post longest weekly winning streaks since November S&P 500 recoups 50% of bear market losses The S&P 500 is up 17.7% from a mid-June low NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Wall Street closed higher on Friday as signs that inflation may have peaked in July boosted investor confidence in the … Read more

Photos of Kobe Bryant crash scene shared during awards ceremony cocktail hour, witness says

On Wednesday, the trial was launched for a federal civil lawsuit filed by Bryant’s widowVanessa Bryant, who claims photos of the January 2020 crash were shared by county firefighters and Sheriff’s Department employees in settings unrelated to the investigation, including at a bar. Former emergency medical technician and wife of a Los Angeles firefighter, Luella … Read more

Ricky Shiffer: A gunman attempted to enter the FBI office in Cincinnati and was fatally shot after a chase and confrontation with law enforcement. Here’s what we know

The suspect has been identified as Ricky Shiffer, according to three federal law enforcement sources. A separate federal law enforcement source told CNN the suspect is believed to be armed with a nail gun and an AR-15 rifle. After attempting to enter FBI premises, authorities say he fled and his vehicle was followed by state … Read more

Strikes at Ukrainian nuclear power plant prompt UN to call for demilitarized zone

Russian ambassador warns of ‘nuclear disaster’ Zelenskiy asks Russia to return its factory to Ukraine Satellite images show damage to Russian air base in Crimea KYIV/NEW YORK, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine have accused each other of bombing Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant, heightening fears of a disaster as the UN chief has … Read more