Mexican president threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites all countries

Mexico City CNN — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador threatened to boycott next month’s Summit of the Americas, saying on Tuesday that its participation would only be confirmed if the host country, the United States, invited Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. “Participation in the Los Angeles summit has not yet been resolved because we propose … Read more

Biden administration prepares to roll out new program for Ukrainian refugees

CNN — The Biden administration is preparing to roll out a program for Ukrainian refugees that would speed up the process for those trying to come to the United States, according to two administration officials. Program follows President Joe Biden’s pledge accept up to 100,000 people fleeing war-torn Ukraine through a range of legal avenues … Read more

Boris Johnson to be fined for lockdown-breaking parties at UK government premises

London CNN — Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his finance minister Rishi Sunak have learned that they will be fined by the police on deconfinement evenings held at British government premises, a Downing Street spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday. London’s Metropolitan Police said earlier on Tuesday they had issued more than 50 fines as part … Read more

Shehbaz Sharif: Pakistani parliament votes for new prime minister after Imran Khan’s ousting

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — Pakistani lawmakers elected opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister on Monday, after Imran Khan was ousted over the weekend in a vote of no confidence over allegations of poor governance. Sharif, leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N party and little brother of the three-time prime minister Nawaz … Read more

5 things to know for April 8: Supreme Court, Ukraine, Covid-19, Trump, North Korea

CNN — Spring Break is meant to be fun, relaxing, and carefree. But unfortunately, many Americans during this peak travel season face problems reaching their destinations due to extreme weather conditions. On the east coast, thunderstorms delayed thousands of flights yesterday and further delays are expected over the weekend. Here’s what you need to know … Read more