Hundreds gather for annual Cooper’s Hill cheese-rolling race in southwest England

The big cheese of the UK’s extreme sports event is back. Hundreds of spectators turned out Monday to watch dozens of reckless racers chasing seven-pound wheels of double Gloucester cheese nearly vertically down Cooper’s Hill near Gloucester in southwest England. . The first racer to finish behind the fast-rolling cheese can keep it. Twitter celebrates […]

Japanese government’s policy against gay marriage is unconstitutional, court rules

A Japanese court ruled on Tuesday that the government’s policy on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, attracting attention as advocates say it is a step towards marriage equality. However, the Nagoya District Court in the Chubu District ruled against the male couple’s claim to pay $7,100 each in compensation for the unequal treatment they are facing […]

Vatican chastises bishops, pastors for divisive social media posts: ‘Digital tribalism’

The Vatican on Monday released guidelines on Catholics’ social media engagement, condemning “the”.[d]The report says it advocates “digital tribalism” and calls on church leaders to be more “reflective” in their social media posts. The Vatican advised church leaders to be extra cautious of “controversial” and “superficial” social media posts. “Controversial, superficial, and therefore contentious communication […]

China rejects Biden administration request for meeting between military leaders: report

China has reportedly rejected the Biden administration’s request to schedule talks between key defense officials from the two countries. China informed the Pentagon on Monday that it had rejected an offer to meet with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chinese Defense Minister Li Sang-fu, The Wall Street Journal reported. Chinese embassy spokesman Liu […]

1 dead, 4 missing near Alaska after fishing boat sinks

The Coast Guard was searching for four people who went missing Monday after a fishing charter was found partially submerged near Sitka. A Coast Guard vessel searched Sunday night after receiving a call from Sitka-based fishing charter Kingfisher Charters that the boat was overdue with five people on board, said Petty Officer Ian Gray. said […]

LeBron James shares cryptic Jay-Z lyric as retirement rumors swirl

LeBron James shared Jay-Z’s words on his Instagram Stories on Monday, days after he hinted at a possible retirement from the NBA following the Los Angeles Lakers’ playoff exit. James seems to have shared a LBJ history post when the superstar basketball player took over the game as a member of St. Vincent and St. […]

Unsettled weather across western states brings tornado, flash flooding risks

Severe thunderstorms will affect parts of the Rocky Mountains, Great Basin and Plains this week. Teen boy drowns on New Jersey beach on Memorial Day weekend; 4 others hospitalized Severe thunderstorms threaten across U.S. this week (Credit: Fox News) Unstable weather poses the danger of large hail, wind damage, isolated tornadoes and heavy rains that […]

China sends three astronauts to Tiangong Space Station ahead of trip to the moon

China sent three astronauts, including its first civilian, into orbit early Tuesday morning in a space race with the United States, according to Chinese officials. Tuesday’s launch marks veteran astronaut Jin Heipeng’s fourth mission into space, according to The Wall Street Journal. He was accompanied by Zhu Yangzhu, a first-time spaceflight engineer, and Gui Haichao, […]