5 things to know by April 22: Ukraine, Immigration, Disney, Covid-19, CNN +
5 things to know by April 22: Ukraine, Immigration, Disney, Covid-19, CNN +

5 things to know by April 22: Ukraine, Immigration, Disney, Covid-19, CNN +

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1. Ukraine

Ukrainian officials say they have identified mass graves outside the city of Mariupol, adding they are adding increasing evidence of Russian war crimes. New satellite imagery appears to show more than 200 new tombs at a site on the northwestern outskirts of Manhush, a town about 12 miles west of Mariupol. CNN can not independently verify allegations that Russians have disposed of corpses in mass graves at the site. However, on-site journalists have documented the hasty burial of civilians in the city, and photos have surfaced on social media showing corpses apparently left for pickup. This comes as an estimated 100,000 people remain trapped in Mariupolwhich has been under siege since it was surrounded by Russian forces March 1st.

2. Immigration

More than 20 states have asked a judge to immediately block the Biden administration repeal of paragraph 42, a pandemic restriction from the Trump era that allows authorities to reject migrants at the U.S. southern border. Despite setbacks from both Democrats and Republicansis the Biden administration on its way to ending the restriction on May 23 – which is expected to result in one wave of migrants at the border. Earlier this month, Arizona, Louisiana and Missouri filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration’s decision to end Title 42. Later, more than a dozen states, mostly GOP-led, joined the lawsuit. Separate a few hundred migrants who have been waiting in Reynosa, Mexico, for the end of Title 42 was allowed to seek asylum this weeksay sources on the spot to CNN.

Disney

The Florida legislature yesterday passed a bill that would remove the unique legal status which allows Disney to act as an independent government around its amusement parks in the Orlando area. The move comes as Florida’s Republican-led government has targeted Disney – the state’s largest single employer – for its opposition to legislation banning certain classroom discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill, which would dissolve the special district on June 1, previously allowed Disney to manage land within its boundaries and provide its own public services, such as firefighting and police. There are also tax benefits for Disney in the event. President Joe Biden criticized the Republican Party yesterday over its confrontation with Disney, suggesting “the far right has taken over the party. “

4. Coronavirus

Three major US airlines announced yesterday that they will exclude some passengers due to mask breaches back on their plane. Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines said they will allow passengers back on their flight list on a case-by-case basis. The decision was triggered by decisions and setbacks this week on the federal mask mandate for public transportation. After a federal judge knocked down the mask mandate on Monday, the Department of Justice filed an appeal to bring the mask claims back into aircraft and other public transportation methods. But since the mandate is no longer in force, at least temporarily, many US airlines have already done so dropped their mask requirements in the foreseeable future.

5. CNN +

CNN +, the streaming service that was hyped as one of the most significant developments in CNN’s history, shuts down on April 30, just one month after launch. CNN + customers “will receive a proportionate refund of subscription fees,” the company said. The decision was made by the new management after CNN’s former parent company, WarnerMedia, merged with Discovery to form Warner Bros. Discovery earlier this month.

BROWSE FROM BREAKFAST

This social app prohibits edited images to encourage users to be more authentic. It is growing fast.

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is now valued at nearly $ 5.7 billion

At this point, wherever Elon goes, money included

Iconic props from ‘The Shining’ can become yours at a terrifying price

Here’s Johnny! How much would you bid on an ax used in one of the most famous horror movies ever?

94,000 fans to watch the biggest heavyweight fight of the 21st century

This epic battle between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte will be the talk of the weekend. Guaranteed.

Prehistoric people turned their campfires into makeshift cinemas

QUIZ TID

Which automaker said it plans to phase out all gasoline-powered vehicles from its U.S. series within the next 10 years?

A. Honda

B. Toyota

C. BMW

D. Volkswagen

Take CNN’s weekly news quiz see if you are right!

IN MEMORY OF

Robert Morsea Broadway star best known by TV viewers as “Mad Men” boss Bertram Cooper is dead. He was 90. His friend, screenwriter Larry Karaszewski, and Morse’s son Charlie confirmed his death d. Twitter and to CNN affiliate KABC, respectively. A beloved stage actor with two Tony Awards and a handful of Emmy nominations (plus one win), Morse’s career spanned more than 60 years.

TODAY’S NUMBER

$ 130 million

This is the total amount applied for claims filed against the FBI of 13 victims of sexual assault for the disgraced former U.S. Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, according to an application Thursday. The application is directed at the FBI’s Indianapolis and Los Angeles field offices specifically for failing to act properly in relation to allegations of sexual abuse against Nassar, who has sexually abused girls for decades.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“A death by suicide is one too many.”

– Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austinon the fleet opens a study into the command climate and culture aboard an aircraft carrier after the deaths of seven sailors within the last 12 months, including four by suicide, according to the Navy. Today, there have been 18 suicides this year among active Navy members.

TODAY’S WEATHER

AND FINALLY

Jump to Earth from space

Happy Earth Day! See when this brave man takes the ultimate leap of faith. (Click here to see)


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