North Korea informs neighboring Japan that it plans to launch a satellite in the coming days

North Korea on Monday notified neighboring Japan that it plans to launch a satellite in the coming days, which could be an attempt to put Pyongyang’s first military reconnaissance satellite into orbit. The Japan Coast Guard said the notice it received from North Korean waterway authorities said the launch window was from May 31 to … Read more

Debt deal optimism, AI rally can’t hide market fears ahead of the weekend

A week can be a long time in the markets. Just a few days ago, the debt ceiling negotiations were looking so grim that President Joe Biden had to return from a G7 meeting in Japan early. Immediately after Washington predicted an improvement in US-China relations, Beijing declared semiconductors made by Micron a national security … Read more

Retirees shouldn’t take drastic steps because of the debt ceiling deadline

As the US nears its debt ceiling deadline, Dave Boniface has been fielding calls and emails from older clients. “The concern is escalating very quickly,” says Boniface, a financial advisor at Legacy Capital, a subsidiary of LPL Financial, in Forest Lake, Minnesota. Retirees worry about how the economy will fare if lawmakers can’t reach an … Read more

Alphabet CEO promises ‘artificial intelligence pact’ in meeting with top EU official

In a meeting with European Commissioner Thierry Breton, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said Google will work with other companies “on a voluntary basis” to ensure that AI products are developed safely and responsibly ahead of the technology’s formal laws. The European Parliament earlier this month green-lighted a groundbreaking package of rules for AI, including specific … Read more

Jimmy Carter, after 3 months of hospice, realizes the tribute and enjoys ice cream

Flowers are left at the base of a giant bust of former US President Jimmy Carter at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum on February 23, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Wayne McNamee | Getty Images News | Getty Images Three months after entering end-of-life care at home, former President Jimmy Carter remains in good spirits … Read more

Russia is battling an alleged incursion from Ukraine for a second day, and more drone attacks are reported

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian forces and security forces fought for a second day on Tuesday against an alleged cross-border raid that Moscow blamed on Ukrainian military saboteurs but Kiev portrayed as an anti-Kremlin uprising by Russian supporters. Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of the Belgorod region on the Ukrainian border, said troops continued combing the … Read more

The Next Generation of NASCAR Asked Questions About Credibility, Transparency, and the Future | sports

PHOENIX — Kyle Busch wanted to turn Phoenix Raceway into a Royal Rumble on a Sunday afternoon in March, and the former NASCAR Cup Series champ made it known days after Denny Hamlin intentionally destroyed rival Ross Chastain at Phoenix Raceway. “When it comes to when it starts to affect other people’s races, then again, … Read more

Greek elections: Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ conservative party leads by a wide margin

ATHENS, GREECE (AP) – Official results from more than 60% of polling stations counted in the Greek elections show Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ ruling conservatives overwhelmingly ahead of the left-wing opposition party. However, the new electoral law under which the vote took place means that Mitsotakis will struggle to form a government without looking for … Read more

Russia says that Wagner’s private army, aided by Russian forces, captured Bakhmut

KYIV, Ukraine – Russia’s Defense Ministry said early Sunday that Wagner’s Special Army forces, with the support of Russian forces, had captured the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut. The ministry’s statement on its Telegram channel came eight hours after a similar claim was made by Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin. Ukrainian authorities said at the time that … Read more

AI experts urge Congress to listen to diverse voices on regulation

The warm welcome received by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman on Capitol Hill this week has raised concerns among some AI experts who are urging the government to deal with a more diverse group of voices. These experts warn that a decision by lawmakers to learn about the technology from a leading industry executive could unduly … Read more