Improve your memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study finds

Improve your memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study finds

CNN — According to a new study, eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, can slow your rate of memory loss. The cognitive score of the people in the study who ate the most flavonols declined 0.4 units per decade slower than those who ate the least flavonols. According to … Read more

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business — BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was arrested by Shanghai police at the scene of the protests on Sunday evening, according to the BBC and as captured in what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. Although he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson said he was extremely concerned about his … Read more

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water advisory

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water advisory

CNN — All public schools in Houston will be closed Monday after the city issued a boil water advisory Sunday night due to a loss of water pressure at a sewage treatment plant, officials said. The Houston Independent School District said the Twitter he is monitoring the situation and will provide further updates on Monday. … Read more

Chinese markets slump as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

Chinese markets slump as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indexes and its currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests over the country’s tough Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rattled investor sentiment. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 4.2% in early trading. It was last down 3.5%. The Hang Seng Index (HSI) of Chinese … Read more

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into power lines in Maryland

CNN — The pilot and passenger of a small plane were trapped after crashing into power lines in Maryland on Sunday, local officials said. Rescue units were dispatched at 5:30 p.m. to report a small plane had slammed into Montgomery County power lines, according to Pete Piringer, chief spokesman for the Montgomery County (MD) Fire … Read more

Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces struck eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews rushed to restore electricity, water and heating with the arrival of snow and freezing temperatures as civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson amid the devastation wrought by recent bombings and their fears of more. With persistent … Read more

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

Atlantic station shooting: 12-year-old killed, 5 teens injured in shooting in shopping district near downtown Atlanta

CNN — A 12-year-old child was killed and five teenagers were injured in a shootout on Saturday night after gunfire erupted near the Atlantic Station shopping district in Atlanta following a dispute involving minors, according to city officials. Among those injured, a teenager suffered serious injuries while four others were “shot or injured in some … Read more

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

Early voting begins in select Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker rush to Dec. 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in select Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half post-Thanksgiving sprint for their Dec. 6 election. Unlike the 2021 runoff, Senate control is not at stake, with Democrats having already won 50 seats and Vice President Kamala Harris … Read more

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

Washington CNN — The United States has granted Chevron limited permission to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following an announcement on Saturday that the Venezuelan government and opposition group have reached an agreement on humanitarian aid and will continue to negotiate a solution to the country’s chronic economic and political crisis, including a focus on … Read more

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Fleeing bombardment, hundreds of civilians fled the southern Ukrainian city on Saturday that they had celebrated taking over a few weeks earlier. The escape of hundreds from Kherson came as the country paid tribute to the millions of Ukrainians who died in a Stalin-era famine – and sought to ensure that … Read more