How Much of Ukraine Does Russia Hold?

Soldiers with the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces in the Zaporizhzhia region in southeast Ukraine on Sunday, May 1, 2022. (Lynsey Addario/The New York Times) Russia invaded Ukraine with the intention of toppling the government; seizing Kyiv, the capital; and bringing the nation firmly into the Kremlin’s sphere of influence. While Moscow failed in those sweeping …

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2022 NFL Draft: Lamar Jackson leads veterans who benefitted; Ryan Tannehill now looking over his shoulder

The 2022 NFL season is just four months away as teams begin to ramp up their offseason training in a quest for a Super Bowl championship. With the draft complete, some players know their competition for roster spots, while others are aware of the teammates they will be working with for the upcoming season. Some …

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Japan Has Long Sought More Inflation and a Weak Yen. But Not Like This.

TOKYO — For years, as Japan tried to boost its chronically weak economic growth, it pursued what its central bank saw as a magic formula: stronger inflation and a weaker yen. It didn’t quite work as intended. Inflation never met the government’s modest target, despite rock-bottom interest rates and heaps of fiscal stimulus. Workers’ wages …

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Putin prepping ‘prolonged conflict’ beyond Donbas, could escalate nuclear threats: Top US intel official

Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for a “prolonged conflict” in Ukraine, and could resort to drastic measures if the fighting doesn’t go his way, according to Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines. During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, Haines said Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has sent a shock through the geopolitical order, …

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Dow Jones Futures: Techs Rise In Volatile Market Action; Has Inflation Fever Peaked?

Dow Jones futures rose slightly overnight, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, with a key inflation report on tap. The stock market had an up-and-down session Tuesday, with techs closing higher as the Dow Jones lagged. X coinbase (COINS) and UnitySoftware (OR) plunged late on weak first-quarter results. COIN stock and Unity are …

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Tropical Cyclone Asani threatens eastern India as another brutal heat wave continues across the country

While the cyclone may bring some relief from the heat, it will be too far away to affect most of the country — and could make the heat worse for some. Severe Cyclonic Storm Asani is in the Bay of Bengal, with winds of 100 to 110 kph (62 to 68 mph) and higher gusts, …

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Feedback from college coach, analyst on Dolphins three rookie receivers

An NFL scout texted me after the draft to convey that the Dolphins got a very good player in Texas Tech receiver Erik Ezukanma, who was selected in the fourth round. His college wide receivers coach agrees. “I gave him a late second-round grade,” the scout said. “He’s not the most talented in terms of …

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Down 60% Today, Is Upstart Stock a Buy After Its Spectacular Fall from Grace?

Upstart Holdings (UPST -56.42%) stock was absolutely crushed on Tuesday, falling as much as 60%, after the company reported what was by all accounts a robust quarter. Wall Street had lofty expectations for the artificial intelligence (AI) lending specialist and while Upstart exceeded investors’ current expectations, its forward-looking guidance was slightly less bullish. Factoring in …

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Jana Kramer Is ‘Emotionally Exhausted’ After Ian Schinelli Split

Jana Kramer and Ian Schinelli. Amalia Karaman/Mega; Courtesy Ian Schinelli/Instagram Learning from her past. jana kramer got honest about coping with her first split following her divorce desde mike caussin. “I think of it in a way where [if] my divorce didn’t kill me, then nothing is going to kill me,” Kramer, 38, who recently …

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