Advisory board for next top court judge to include Indigenous Bar Association member

OTTAWA — For the first time, the Indigenous Bar Association has nominated a member of the independent advisory board that will help choose the next Supreme Court justice. The chosen board member, David Nahwegahbow, is an Anishinaabe lawyer whose firm exclusively represents First Nations people, communities and organizations. His participation on the advisory board is… Continue reading Advisory board for next top court judge to include Indigenous Bar Association member

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Putin says Russia has ‘no problems’ with Finland, Sweden in NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Finland and Sweden’s bids to join NATO posed no direct threat to Russia, but warned the Western military alliance against moving weapons into the two countries’ territories. “As for the expansion [of NATO], including through new members of the alliance — Finland, Sweden — Russia wants to inform you that… Continue reading Putin says Russia has ‘no problems’ with Finland, Sweden in NATO

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Buffalo gunman aimed to keep killing if he got away: Police

The white gunman accused of massacring 10 Black people in a racist rampage at a Buffalo supermarket planned to keep killing if he had escaped the scene, the police commissioner said Monday, as the possibility of federal hate crime or domestic terror charges loomed. The gunman, who had crossed the state to target people at the Tops… Continue reading Buffalo gunman aimed to keep killing if he got away: Police

The tantalizing possibilities of the Knicks’ best-case lottery scenario

It’s always dangerous to get conclusive about a draft class before the picks are called, let alone before the players step on the court, but the preliminary consensus among scouts and experts is that 2022 is top heavy. Specifically, there are four players that sit as the cream. So for the Knicks, who enter the… Continue reading The tantalizing possibilities of the Knicks’ best-case lottery scenario

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Trailblazing Cambodian restaurant Nyum Bai has closed in Oakland

Nyum Bai, the acclaimed Cambodian restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, has permanently closed its doors. Chef-owner Nite Yun announced the news via Instagram on May 13. “Our lease is coming to an end after five years and we’ve quietly decided to move on from this space,” she wrote. “We are grateful to everyone who has… Continue reading Trailblazing Cambodian restaurant Nyum Bai has closed in Oakland

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Johnny Cueto will start tonight for the Chicago White Sox in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals

Johnny Cueto has joined the Chicago White Sox in Kansas City and will start Monday’s game against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Sox purchased Cueto’s contract from Triple-A Charlotte. The veteran went 0-1 with a 5.17 ERA and 17 strikeouts in four starts with Charlotte after signing with the Sox as a minor-league free… Continue reading Johnny Cueto will start tonight for the Chicago White Sox in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals

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Yes, Carrie Underwood’s new concert tour will hit SF

Country superstar Carrie Underwood wasn’t kidding when she teased a big announcement during her guest appearance Sunday on “American Idol.” The singer today, May 16, announced she will kick off a 43-city U.S. in the fall that includes a Nov. 19 show at the Chase Center in San Francisco. Tickets for that concert will go… Continue reading Yes, Carrie Underwood’s new concert tour will hit SF

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Traffic collision with truck driver near San Francisco airport leaves one dead

SAN FRANCISCO — A driver died from his injuries after collision with a box truck driver Friday night on a Highway 101 on-ramp, according to authorities. California Highway Patrol got a call at 7:27 p.m. about a collision on the 101 northbound North Access Road on-ramp, according to CHP Officer Vu Williams. The driver of… Continue reading Traffic collision with truck driver near San Francisco airport leaves one dead

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