Pizza has a delivery problem

New York CNN Business – Pizza places have always been experts when it comes to delivery, flexing with remote drop-offs and robot delivery cars. But now they’re facing a problem: not enough drivers. In early March, Domino’s then-CEO Ritch Allison warned that a driver shortage would be a drag on business. “Delivery driver staffing may … Read more

Israeli police to investigate ‘events’ surrounding the funeral of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh: Minister

Jerusalem CNN – Israeli police say they will hold an investigation “into the events that ensued during the funeral” procession of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday. “Unfortunately, during the course of the funeral, severe violent events unfolded on the part of those participating in that worsened the situation on the ground,” Israeli … Read more

With eye on China’s zero-Covid chaos, Taiwan seizes a chance to open up

Taipei, Taiwan CNN – Business has been swift this week for Oscar Chen, the fourth-generation owner of the Liang Xi Hao restaurant in central Taipei. The tables at his diner in the Taiwanese capital are buzzing with customers, waiters bustle with dishes of squid soup and rice noodles, and talk and laughter fills the air. … Read more

Tonga volcanic eruption the most powerful in more than a century

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN – The volcanic eruption on an island near Tonga in January was as powerful as the 1883 Krakatoa eruption in Indonesia, one of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events on record. Scientists have … Read more

5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

CNN – Air travel in the US is back in full swing, but the return to the skies hasn’t been entirely smooth. Passengers are frustrated by packed flights, as well as an increase in disruptive passenger incidents, flight cancellations and soaring air fares, according to a new survey. Here’s what you need to know to … Read more

Lithuanian foreign minister calls for the removal of Putin, predicts Russian leader will become more erratic as losses mount

Washington CNN – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said the removal of not only Vladimir Putin, but the entire regime that supports him, is necessary to stop Russia’s “warmongering” and predicted the Kremlin leader will become increasingly erratic as his battlefield losses grow in Ukraine. Speaking to CNN in Washington on Tuesday, Landsbergis also said … Read more

Sri Lanka: Military rescues PM Rajapaksa as violent clashes leave eight dead

CNN – Sri Lanka’s outgoing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was rescued in a pre-dawn military operation Tuesday, hours after his resignation, as violent clashes between pro and anti-government protesters left several people dead and hundreds injured. The military was called to the Prime Minister’s ‘Temple Trees’ compound after protesters tried to breach his private residence … Read more

China zero-Covid: Shanghai intensifies lockdown

Hong Kong CNN – Shanghai is further tightening its stringent lockdown measures after China’s top leader Xi Jinping pledged to “unswervingly” double down on the country’s controversial zero-Covid policy, leaving millions confined to their homes with no end in sight. Over the weekend, videos showing Shanghai residents arguing or scuffling with hazmat suit-clad workers and … Read more

Ukraine farm thefts: Russians steal vast amounts of grain and equipment, threatening this year’s harvest

CNN – Russian forces are stealing farm equipment and thousands of tons of grain from Ukrainian farmers in areas they have occupied, as well as targeting food storage sites with artillery, multiple sources have told CNN. The phenomenon has accelerated in recent weeks as Russian units have tightened their grip on parts of the rich … Read more

A Chinese man called “Ma” was detained. The news wiped $ 26 billion off Alibaba’s stock

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Hong Kong CNN Business – For Chinese tech tycoon Jack Ma, there’s a price to freedom: $ 26 billion. … Read more