Hirono accuses Cruz of ‘mansplaining’ at Judiciary hearing

Hirono accuses Cruz of 'mansplaining' at Judiciary hearing

A run-of-the-mill Senate Judiciary Committee hearing became bad-tempered Wednesday, with Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) accusing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of “mansplaining” after he referenced her in a question to a nominee about the doctrine of judicial originalism. During the hearing to consider U.S. District Judge Gustavo Gelpi’s nomination to the First Circuit Court of Appeals, … Read more

Gold rush fuels armed violence in Brazilian Amazon

Gold rush fuels armed violence in Brazilian Amazon

It is estimated that illegal mining destroyed an area equivalent to 500 football fields in the Yanomami territory last year At around midday on 11 May, Dario Kopenawa, an indigenous leader, received a desperate phone call from a remote village in the Brazilian Amazon. Palimiú has a population of about 1,000, who live in large … Read more

Gleyber Torres’ drop in Yankees production has been drastic

Gleyber Torres' drop in Yankees production has been drastic

Gleyber Torres was the first Yankees player on the field Wednesday for early batting practice and there’s good reason for it. The shortstop headed into that night’s game against the Royals in a 1-for-24 slide, with three walks, 10 strikeouts and no extra-base hits in his previous seven games. Torres was one of the main … Read more

Logitech’s Combo Touch keyboard will be available for the fourth-generation iPad Air in July

Logitech’s Combo Touch keyboard will be available for the fourth-generation iPad Air in July

Logitech is releasing a version of its Combo Touch keyboard case, which has a Microsoft Surface-style kickstand and a detachable keyboard with an integrated trackpad, for the fourth-generation iPad Air. The case will cost $199.99, making it $100 cheaper than Apple’s Magic Keyboard that fits the iPad Air, and it will be available in July. … Read more

Ackman Re-Engages With SPAC Target After Deal for UMG Stake

Ackman Re-Engages With SPAC Target After Deal for UMG Stake

(Bloomberg) — Bill Ackman said he has already re-engaged with a potential target for his remaining blank-check company after reaching a deal to buy a 10% stake in Universal Music Group before its spinoff from Vivendi SE this year. As part of the deal announced Sunday with Vivendi, investors in Ackman’s blank-check company, Pershing Square … Read more