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Top Japanese CEO says hosting the Olympics amounts to a ‘suicide mission’

Top Japanese CEO says hosting the Olympics amounts to a ‘suicide mission’

The CEO of Japan’s top e-commerce company said Friday that it would be a “suicide mission” for the country to host the Olympic Games this summer. The comments by Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mikitani in an exclusive interview with CNN Business are among the strongest yet from corporate leaders worried about holding the event as the…MORE

Since-deleted video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene harassing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office during 2019 Capitol Hill visit

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside the House chamber on Wednesday afternoon. The incident, first reported by The Washington Post, was just the latest of several hostile confrontations the Georgia congresswoman has had with her Democratic colleagues, but her interactions with the New York Democrat predate Greene’s election to Congress…MORE

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen

Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this year. Having already been postponed by a year, the Olympics are scheduled to run from July 23-August 8 and the Paralympics from August 24-September 5,…MORE

Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

Texas landlord indicted for the murder of a tenant in 14-year cold case

The former landlord of a woman missing since 2006 in Texas surrendered to authorities Wednesday after being indicted for her murder, according to the Llano County Sheriff’s Office. Jimmy Wolfenbarger, 57, of Lubbock was indicted on May 3 on one count of murder in the death of Holly Simmons, according to the Texas Department of…MORE