Ukraine's Zelenskyy defiant as Russia retreats from Kharkiv
Fresh off his country's Eurovision win, a defiant Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed early Sunday to one day host the song contest in the embattled city of Mariupol, which is almost entirely in Russian hands aside from a stalwart group of a few hundred Ukrainian fighters who continue to hold out in a steel factory. Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the popular contest with its song “Stefania,” which has become a popular anthem among Ukrainians during the war, and its victory was a morale booster. “Our courage impresses the world, our music conquers Europe,” Zelenskyy said on Facebook.news.yahoo.com
Wrongfully convicted man enjoys first day of freedom in 32 years
Thomas Raynard James told Local 10 News’ Joseph Ojo that adjusting to life outside will be no easy task, but with a fresh start, he plans to spend a lot of time with his 80-year-old mother and be an advocate for change in the criminal justice system.
New this week: 'Sex and the City,' Juice Wrld and Will Smith
This week’s new entertainment releases include a double album from Alicia Keys and a posthumous one from Juice Wrld, Sandra Bullock playing an ex-con in the Netflix film “The Unforgivable” and Will Smith testing himself in a wildlife documentary series.
Trump uses trip to border to assail Biden on immigration
Fresh off his first rally since leaving the White House, former President Donald Trump stepped further back into the political spotlight with a visit to the southern border on Wednesday, hammering the Biden administration for its immigration policies amid a decades-high spike in crossings. Trump was invited to South Texas by the state's governor, Greg Abbott, and joined by a handful of House Republicans, who made the trip from Washington to stand by his side.news.yahoo.com
Mr. Easy ‘Conquers The World’ with New Music
[NEW YORK] – Fresh off the heels of his 4th studio album “Legendary,” Mr. Easy proves that he has the formula for a timeless sound and appeal. On the feel good, second single from the “Legendary” album, Mr. Easy takes fans to far places. “I make music that is my truth, which I believe wide listening audiences can relate to well,” says Mr. Easy. Mr. Easy – Mentored by Beres HammondMentored by the legendary Beres Hammond, the vocal and content maturity of Mr. Easy peaks on “Legendary.” With an amazing 9-track listing, every song on “Legendary” is stellar and can stand on its own. Like other entertainers, Mr. Easy has spiked his digital presence since touring and in person activities (at least in most places) have come to a hault.sflcn.com
Americans still shopping at Walmart despite recession signs
CNN Money(CNN) - Fresh off Wall Street's worst day of the year, Walmart calmed investors worried the U.S. economy could fall into a recession. Walmart, a Dow stock and bellwether of consumer spending, said Thursday that sales at its jumbo-size U.S. stores increased 2.8% during its most recent quarter compared with the same period a year ago. Walmart also raised its guidance for the remainder of the year, signaling optimism about the strength of its business. "Our customers' economic health remains solid and our competitive position is strong," Walmart CFO Brett Biggs said in prepared comments Thursday. Shares of Walmart gained close to 6% during pre-market trading and helped stabilize Dow futures.