Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine war: fighting intensifies in east and north after tank promises

Ukraine says it needs more weapons and calls for sanctions Western allies agreed this week to provide tanks Russia says US president holds key to end fighting NEAR VUHLEDAR, Ukraine, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Ukraine battled Russian troops trying to break through its lines to the east and northeast on Friday, and artillery shelling intensified … Read more

Memphis releases video of Tire Nichols being beaten to death by police

Memphis releases video of Tire Nichols being beaten to death by police

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan 27 (Reuters) – The city of Memphis on Friday released graphic video footage of the violent encounter between Tire Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, and the five police officers charged with murder in his beating death after a traffic check at the beginning of the month. Video clip shows officers dragging Nichols … Read more

In Beijing’s backyard, the United States demonstrates its military might

In Beijing’s backyard, the United States demonstrates its military might

ABOARD THE NIMITZ, SOUTH CHINA SEA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – For a few hours under gray skies, dozens of fighter jets and helicopters roar on and off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Nimitz, in a show of American military might in some of the most contested waters in the world. MH-60 Seahawk helicopters … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla’s Musk met with top Biden officials on electric vehicles in Washington on Friday

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk met with two senior White House officials in Washington on Friday to discuss how the automaker and Democratic President Joe Biden could working together to advance electric vehicle production and accelerate electrification. networks of American vehicles. Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic stalwart … Read more

Israel hits Gaza as conflict erupts after West Bank clashes

Rockets from Gaza have raised alarm in Israeli communities Cross-border gunfire followed an Israeli raid in the West Bank Israeli raid kills at least nine Palestinians Violence has increased in the West Bank over the past year JERUSALEM/GAZA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Israeli fighter jets struck Gaza on Friday night in retaliation for two rockets … Read more

Five former Memphis police officers charged with the murder of Tire Nichols

Jan 26 (Reuters) – Five former Memphis police officers were charged on Thursday with the murder of black motorist Tire Nichols from injuries he sustained in a violent encounter following a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Nichols, a 29-year-old father, died while hospitalized on January 10, three days after the confrontation when he was arrested by … Read more

US CDC still investigating potential stroke risk from Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine

Jan 26 (Reuters) – New data from a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) database shows a possible link to stroke risk for older people who have been updated Pfizer’s (PFE.N)/BioNTech’s (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 recall, but the signal is weaker than what the agency reported earlier in January, health officials said Thursday. U.S. Food … Read more

US claims to have ‘hacked hackers’ to bring down ransomware gang, helping 300 victims

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The FBI revealed on Thursday that it secretly hacked into and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a maneuver that helped the bureau stop the group from raising more than $130 million in Ransomware demands from over 300 victims. . At a press conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland, … Read more

Factbox: FACTBOX Georgia on his mind: Donald Trump troubled by other legal setbacks

Jan 25 (Reuters) – Donald Trump may soon find out whether he or associates will be charged or cleared of wrongdoing in a Georgia investigation into his efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat, one of a series of legal threats that weigh on the former American Republican. President: Georgia election tampering probe On Tuesday, … Read more

Explanation: Why is Turkey blocking Sweden and Finland from joining NATO?

STOCKHOLM, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Swedish and Finnish hopes of early NATO membership have hit a snag in the form of objections from Turkey, which holds a veto over membership. military alliance. The three nations reached an agreement on how to proceed in Madrid last June, but Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Sweden, in … Read more