Jennifer Lopez introduces one of her twins with gender neutral pronouns

(CNN)Jennifer Lopez and her child Emme Maribel Muñiz, 14, are being praised for a recent duet, but not because of the music.

The pair – who last made headlines for performing together when Lopez co-headlined the Super Bowl LIV Pepsi halftime show in 2020 – took to the stage recently at the LA Dodgers Blue Diamond Gala.
Lopez introduced Emme using the gender neutral pronouns they and them.
“The last time we performed together was in a big stadium like this,” Lopez said in a video of the moment shared by TikTok user @christinathesupermom. “And I ask them to sing with me all the time and they won’t.”

Zelenskiy defiant as Russia intensifies attacks in east, seizes territory

KYIV, June 21 (Reuters) – Ukraine acknowledged difficulties in fighting in its east as Russian forces captured territory and intensified pressure on two cities ahead of an EU summit this week expected to welcome Kyiv’s bid to join the bloc.

The governor of the Luhansk region, scene of the heaviest Russian onslaughts in recent weeks, said the situation was “extremely difficult” along the front line as of Monday evening and the Russian army had gathered sufficient reserves to begin a large-scale offensive

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/ukraine-president-expects-russia-attacks-intensify-with-eu-summit-this-week-2022-06-20/.

Opinion: There’s no way to fix the Second Amendment. Let’s just get rid of it

CNN)Who says history doesn’t repeat itself? It sure does when it comes to the aftermath of mass shootings.

After Columbine, Aurora, Sandy Hook, Orlando, Virginia Tech, Margery Stoneman Douglas, El Paso, Buffalo, Uvalde and so many others, it’s always the same.
First, shock. Then, grief. Then, a demand for action. Then, the phony claim: Too bad, but we can’t do anything about guns because of the Second Amendment. And then, nothing is done to prevent the next attack.

Ukraine pleads for more weapons, cholera spreads in Mariupol

  • Ukraine wants more artillery for battle in the east
  • Mariupol mayor fears thousands may die from cholera there
  • Food shortages caused by war could lead to hunger globally -U.N

KYIV, June 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine pleaded to Western countries for faster deliveries of weapons as better-armed Russian forces pounded the east of the country, and for humanitarian support to combat growing outbreaks of deadly diseases.

In Sievierodonetsk, the small city that has become the focus of Russia’s advance in eastern Ukraine and one of the bloodiest flashpoints in a war well into its fourth month, further heavy fighting was reported.

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/intense-fighting-ukraines-bombed-out-sievierodonetsk-2022-06-10/