Banksy unveils mural in war-scarred Ukrainian town
News/Entertainment: Renowned graffiti artist Banksy unveiled a work in the Ukrainian town of Borodyanka, which had been occupied by Russia until April and heavily damaged by fighting in the early days of Moscow's invasion of its neighbour.
Collapsed crypto exchange FTX investigating 'unauthorized transactions'
News/Business: Collapsed crypto exchange FTX said on Saturday it was moving funds into offline storage following a series of "unauthorized transactions," with analysts saying millions of dollars worth of assets had been withdrawn from the platform.
Alec Baldwin sues to 'clear his name' in fatal film set shooting
News/World: Saying he wants to clear his name, Alec Baldwin on Friday sued people involved in handling and supplying the loaded gun that he was using when it fired, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during a 2021 filming accident in New Mexico.
With control over U.S. Senate hanging in the balance, ballot counting continues in key races
News/World: Arizona and Nevada election workers were toiling on Friday to tally hundreds of thousands of ballots that could determine control of the U.S. Senate and the shape of President Joe Biden's next two years in office, in a vote count that officials in the two battleground states warn could drag on for days.
Explainer: Why a Russian retreat from Kherson matters to the war in Ukraine
News/World: The months-long Ukrainian offensive to recapture the city of Kherson in the south of the country is coming to a head. Here's a look at what is happening and why Kherson is such an important city for both sides.
Exit polls suggest Gen Z may have helped stop Republican red wave in U.S. midterms
News/World: The predicted Republican red wave of victories that failed to materialize in the U.S. midterm elections could have been impacted by young voters who may have made a significant difference in key races, some analysts say.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he doesn't believe Kyrie Irving is antisemitic
Sports/Basketball/NBA: NBA commissioner Adam Silver has "no doubt" that suspended Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving is not antisemitic, he said at a conference on Thursday, while LeBron James took to Twitter to defend his former teammate whose status with the Nets remains a mystery.
He was hailed as crypto's saviour. Now he needs billions for a bailout
News/Canada/British Columbia: Last week, billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried was touted as a key figure in cryptocurrency — even a saviour. Today, amid a series of tweets, he blamed himself for the crash of his FTX exchange after it bled billions of dollars overnight.
Ukrainians reclaim dozens of settlements strewn with landmines, abandoned by Russian forces
News/World: Ukrainian troops have reclaimed dozens of landmine-littered settlements abandoned by Russian forces in southern Ukraine, officials said, the day after Moscow announced its withdrawal from the strategic capital city of Kherson province.
Alex Jones ordered to pay another $473M to Sandy Hook families on top of the billion ordered last month
News/World: Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his company were ordered Thursday to pay an extra $473 million US to victims' families and an FBI agent for calling the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax, adding to a nearly $1 billion US jury verdict issued last month.
D.C. attorney general files civil suit against Commanders, Snyder, NFL, commissioner
Sports/Football/NFL: The attorney general for the District of Columbia said Thursday his office is filing a civil consumer protection lawsuit against the Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Women banned from Afghanistan's gyms by Taliban rulers
News/World: The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago.