US government pledges $250 million to help Salton Sea

US government pledges 0 million to help Salton Sea

The Biden administration has announced a plan to provide $250 million to accelerate environmental projects around the shrinking Salton Sea, a major commitment intended to help revitalize the lake’s ecosystems and control hazardous dust in a deal that clears the way for California to take less water from the drought-ravaged Colorado River. Leaders of the … Read more

As Orioles seek starting pitching, Kyle Bradish and DL Hall believe they can compete for rotation spots – The Mercury News

As Orioles seek starting pitching, Kyle Bradish and DL Hall believe they can compete for rotation spots – The Mercury News

Inside his newly built 2,100-square-foot metal building just outside Valdosta, Georgia, DL Hall has everything he needs. There’s the studio apartment he lives in. There’s a full weight room and even a mound. Hall hardly needs to leave during the offseason. It’s in that new facility the young left-handed Orioles pitcher is working in to … Read more

Millions at risk as storms spawn dangerous tornadoes, Biden judicial nominees grilled and more top headlines

Millions at risk as storms spawn dangerous tornadoes, Biden judicial nominees grilled and more top headlines

Good morning and welcome to Fox News’ morning newsletter, Fox News First. Subscribe now to get Fox News First in your email. And here’s what you need to know to start your day … WICKED WEATHER – Severe supercell storms rip through the South spawning dangerous tornadoes. Continue reading… IN THE HOT SEAT – GOP … Read more

Late. Raphael Warnock Is Finally Going for the Jugular in Georgia Senate Battle

Late.  Raphael Warnock Is Finally Going for the Jugular in Georgia Senate Battle

Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Getty In his 2020 campaign for Senate in Georgia, the pastor-politician Raphael Warnock and his team lived by an unofficial motto: “Remain the Reverend.” The idea was for Warnock, the holder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s pulpit in Atlanta, to glide above the muck of personal attacks … Read more

China responds to rare protests with a security “crackdown” to “maintain overall social stability”

China responds to rare protests with a security “crackdown” to “maintain overall social stability”

Beijing — The federal agency in charge of China’s law enforcement authorities, including the police, issued a stern warning Tuesday calling for a “crackdown” against “hostile forces and infiltrative activities” just days after unprecedented demonstrations over the country’s intense anti-COVID-19 measures bubbled up in more than 10 cities. Public protests in China’s tightly controlled society … Read more

Connecticut socialite Hadley Palmer sentenced to two years in jail for secretly recording 3 people, including a minor

Connecticut socialite Hadley Palmer sentenced to two years in jail for secretly recording 3 people, including a minor

A wealthy Connecticut woman whose criminal case file was sealed from public view was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail for secretly recording three people, including a minor, in a manner involving sexual desire. Hadley Palmer, 54, of Greenwich, was led out of the state courtroom in Stamford in handcuffs by judicial marshals. She … Read more

‘Chuy’ García lands big labor endorsement

‘Chuy’ García lands big labor endorsement

In a boost to his campaign for Chicago mayor, US Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García has picked up an endorsement from IUOE Local 150, one of the state’s most influential labor unions. With the business community largely sitting out the mayor’s race so far, union support will be especially critical in determining who sits on the … Read more

Hong Kong rags-to-riches publisher facing Security Law trial

Hong Kong rags-to-riches publisher facing Security Law trial

HONG KONG (AP) — Jimmy Lai broke into Hong Kong’s rambunctious media world 30 years ago armed with the belief that delivering information equates with protecting freedom. Lai’s own freedom is at stake as he fights charges of endangering national security as former publisher of his now-defunct pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily. Already serving a 20-month … Read more