American private equity firm TPG will invest $600 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook and Silver Lake that have backed India’s top telecom operator at the height of a global pandemic. TPG said it is acquirin…

American private equity firm TPG will invest $600 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook and Silver Lake that have backed India’s top telecom operator at the height of a global pandemic. TPG said it is acquiring a 0.93% stake in Jio Platforms, giving the […]

The U.N. Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, called for a global ban on conversion therapy in a report.

The United Nations released a report documenting the global reach and impact of gay and transgender conversion therapy, calling for nations around the world to work to ban the scientifically discredited practice. Conversion therapy practices, the U.N. document states, are interventions of a wide ranging nature that are aimed at […]

A manhunt is underway in Mississippi after a deputy sheriff allegedly was shot and killed by a suspect in custody for a separate case. Police in Simpson County were called for a report of a police-involved shooting on Thursday near a Region 8 mental health facility. When officers arrived, they […]

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Sunday, May 31, 2020. For more, subscribe to the Gillmor Gang Newsletter. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @…

The Gillmor Gang Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Sunday, May 31, 2020. For more, subscribe to the Gillmor Gang Newsletter. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @mickeleh, @denispombriant, @kteare, @brentleary, @stevegillmor, @gillmorgang Liner Notes Live chat […]

Police shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, 27, after they responded to a call about someone sleeping in a car. Video shows Brooks running away before he was shot.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Saturday that police Chief Erika Shields is resigning after officers shot and killed a Black man at a Wendy’s restaurant Friday. The police were responding to a call about someone sleeping in his car, which was parked in the drive-thru at the restaurant. Police said that […]