5 things to know on November 29: Same-sex marriage, the World Cup, Strike, Volcano, Twitter

CNN – A brutal trio of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail is expected to create challenges across the Southeast and Mississippi Valley today as more than 40 million people are under severe weather threats. CNN’s storm tracker and current satellite imagery show that areas of Mississippi and Louisiana have the greatest potential for severe weather … Read more

Police said Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from the Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol

CNN – NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from an American Airlines flight to Los Angeles Sunday morning at Miami International Airport after refusing to comply with safety protocol, according to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers were notified of a medical emergency aboard an American Airlines flight around 9:30 a.m. … Read more

The United States gives Chevron limited authorization to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching a humanitarian deal

Washington CNN – The United States gave Chevron limited authorization to resume pumping oil from Venezuela after announcing Saturday that the Venezuelan government and the opposition group had reached an agreement on humanitarian relief and would continue negotiating to resolve the country’s chronic economic and political crisis, including focusing on the 2024 elections. A senior … Read more

Apple is having a big problem at its Foxconn iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business – A violent labor mutiny at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China added pressure to Apple’s strained supplies and highlights how the country’s strict no-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

Elon Musk says he will widely restore previously banned Twitter accounts

CNN Business – Elon Musk said Thursday that he will begin to restore most previously banned accounts on Twitter starting next week, in the widest move so far to roll back the social media platform’s policy of permanently suspending users who have repeatedly broken its rules. “People have spoken,” Musk said chirp Thursday. Amnesty starts … Read more

Wal-Mart Mass Shooting: The motive for the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN – After an ordinary workday turns deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on his co-workers, killing six before turning the gun on himself. Officials said the employees were preparing for the night shift when a manager opened … Read more

Adidas begins investigating allegations of inappropriate conduct against Kanye West

CNN Business – Adidas will begin investigating allegations of misconduct against Kanye West, with whom the company had a partnership that ended in October. “It is not currently clear whether the accusations in the anonymous letter are true,” Adidas said in a statement released Thursday. “However, we take these allegations very seriously and have made … Read more

Wal-Mart Mass Shooting: The motive for the attack in Chesapeake, Virginia, is unclear

CNN – After an ordinary workday turns deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on his co-workers, killing six before turning the gun on himself. Officials said the employees were preparing for the night shift when a manager opened … Read more

Enes Kanter says Nike is ‘afraid to speak out’ against China and wears ‘Modern Day Slavery’ shoes in protest of treatment of Uighurs

CNN – NBA star Ennis Kanter has doubled down on his criticism of China and called on Nike to do more to fight injustice in the country. The Boston Celtics center, who has been outspoken about the treatment of minorities in China, wore custom shoes in its team’s win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business – Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after … Read more