Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
The struggle to reactivate the largest fuel pipeline in the US is ongoing after a cyber attack on Friday. The Colonial Pipeline usually carries 2.5 million barrels of fuel a day, or about 45% of the East Coast's supply.
A criminal gang known as DarkSide carried out the ransomware attack that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline, a person close to the investigation said. The pipeline delivers roughly 45% of fuel consumed on the East Coast. https://t.co/swMjqHodC6— The Associated Press (@AP) May 9, 2021
There's been more violence in Jerusalem as disorder around the Al-Aqsa Mosque continues. More than 300 people were injured this time, with crowds throwing stones and police using stun grenades.
France is heading for civil war because of the threat posed by Islamism, a petition supposedly signed by over 100,000 people – including serving soldiers – has claimed. "If a civil war breaks out, the army will maintain order on its own soil," a letter attached to the petition explained.
French soldiers sign open letter warning about the threat of civil war in Francehttps://t.co/RCaAOaJxr4— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) May 10, 2021
The winner of the Kentucky Derby has failed a drugs test. Medina Spirit tested above the limit for betamethasone. The horse won the race on May 1.
Breaking News: Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test, once more putting the practices of his Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert under uncomfortable scrutiny. https://t.co/YRBVDnVR2X— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 9, 2021
A leopard is on the loose in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. It escaped from a wildlife park more than a week ago, officials said. The ferocious feline was one of three leopards to escape, but the other two have since been recaptured.
Locals demand answers after a safari park in eastern China failed to inform authorities and residents for weeks that three of its leopards had escaped. https://t.co/9GTo6r1US3— NBC News (@NBCNews) May 10, 2021