‘My heart’s breaking’: Utah politicians, officials react to news of Texas school shooting

‘My heart’s breaking’: Utah politicians, officials react to news of Texas school shooting

Law enforcement personnel walk outside Uvalde High School after shooting was reported earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas. (William Luther, The San Antonio Express-News via AP) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Politicians, public figures and organizations in Utah are responding to a Texas elementary … Read more

China’s foreign minister Wang Yi heads to the Pacific | Politics News

Wang Yi will visit the Solomon Islands this week followed by other Pacific nations. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to the Pacific this week to visit several countries, including the Solomon Islands, as Beijing seeks to solidify its presence there. The Solomon Islands confirmed the trip on Monday and said the government was … Read more

US ‘playing with fire’ on Taiwan, China warns: Xinhua | Politics News

Chinese state news agency cites official as saying Washington is using the ‘Taiwan card’ to contain Beijing. China has warned that the United States is “playing with fire” after President Joe Biden said that Washington would defend Taiwan militarily if the self-governed island is attacked by Beijing. The Chinese State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office said … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs Announce 2022 NFL Preseason Schedule: Dates, Times, TV Streaming

In the second year with just three preseason games due to a full 17-game NFL slate in the regular season, the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2022 preseason schedule is official. The Chiefs will play the Chicago Bears, Washington Commanders and Green Bay Packers this preseason, and the dates and times of those matchups have been finalized. … Read more

SUNY Geneseo grads celebrate friendships, look to future | Local News

GENESEO – SUNY Geneseo students walked the stage for the first time in two years, going back to in-person ceremonies last Saturday. Graduating seniors – more than 1,000 were conferred degrees in a pair of ceremonies – lingered around campus over the weekend to take photos wearing their cap and gowns, celebrating their graduation with … Read more

Milton Keynes businessman overcomes life-threatening battle with meningitis to bring coding to over 150 local children – MKFM 106.3FM

On a family holiday to the US in 2015, local businessman Girish Betadpur suddenly fell ill – but this was no common holiday bug. In fact, Girish had contracted the life-threatening infection meningitis. Due to the brain injury caused by the infection, Girish spent a year in hospitals in America and across the UK, including … Read more

Redistricting could change once again in New York

As the ink dries on the court-appointed expert’s new congressional and state Senate lines released late last week, some good-government organizations are already looking to the next round of redistricting in 2032. They argue the process this year, done through a voter-approved constitutional amendment, is ultimately set up to fail and could lead to a … Read more

Biden says US would defend Taiwan if attacked by China | Politics News

Taipei, Taiwan – US President Joe Biden has said he would use force to defend Taiwan if it was attacked by China, appearing to signal a shift away from Washington’s decades-long policy of so-called strategic ambiguity towards East Asian democracy. Biden made the remarks on Monday while visiting Japan, where he is on the second … Read more

Pakistan: Ousted PM Imran Khan calls for march on Islamabad | Politics News

Khan says he will never accept the new government and calls on his supporters to rally peacefully on Wednesday. Pakistan’s defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan has called on his supporters to march peacefully on Islamabad on May 25th, to press for fresh elections. Khan, who served as prime minister for more than three and … Read more

Hudson Valley congressman enters New York City primary

A New York City congressional race that already includes former Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting more crowded with Hudson Valley Rep. Mondaire Jones announcing Saturday that he’s also running for the seat. Shortly after the final congressional district maps were released to the public early Saturday morning, Jones surprised many by tweeting: “I have … Read more

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