5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

5 things to know for May 12: Ukraine, Abortion, Inflation, Overdoses, California fire

CNN – Air travel in the US is back in full swing, but the return to the skies has not been entirely smooth. Passengers are frustrated by packed flights, as well as an increase in disruptive passenger incidents, flight cancellations and soaring air fares, according to a new survey. Here’s what you need to know … Read more

Ukraine Reduced Russian Gas Flowing to Europe Through Key Pipeline

Ukraine Reduced Russian Gas Flowing to Europe Through Key Pipeline

Ukraine reduced flows of Russian natural gas through its territory to Europe, sending prices higher amid the continent’s still-precarious reliance on Russian fossil fuels. Within hours, though, enough gas was moving through an alternative route that prices fell back down again, ending essentially flat on the day. The continued flow suggested some gas had been … Read more

Five US states order halt to NFT sales by metaverse casino with alleged Russia ties

Five US states order halt to NFT sales by metaverse casino with alleged Russia ties

Regulators in five states simultaneously filed emergency orders Wednesday against a virtual casino they say has ties to Russia and that has been operating in the metaverse, a digital world where participants can interact with each other, purchase products and even gamble. State law enforcement officials say Flamingo Casino Club’s operators failed to disclose its … Read more

Five US states order halt to NFT sales by metaverse casino with alleged Russia ties

Five US states order halt to NFT sales by metaverse casino with alleged Russia ties

Regulators in five states simultaneously filed emergency orders Wednesday against a virtual casino they say has ties to Russia and that has been operating in the metaverse, a digital world where participants can interact with each other, purchase products and even gamble. State law enforcement officials say Flamingo Casino Club’s operators failed to disclose its … Read more

Ukrainian Town of Rohan Makes Mockery of Russian Troops and Vladimir Putin’s Pathetic Arsenal

Ukrainian Town of Rohan Makes Mockery of Russian Troops and Vladimir Putin’s Pathetic Arsenal

ROHAN, Eastern Ukraine — The sound of thunder fills the sky as dozens of rockets soar over our heads. “Stay here!” Leila, a young Ukrainian officer, tells us while she points out a nearby farmhouse to use for cover should the Russians return fire. In front of the farmhouse is a wrecked tank with the … Read more

Boris Johnson’s plan to save… Boris Johnson – POLITICO

Boris Johnson’s plan to save… Boris Johnson – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON – Never mind Partygate – we’re getting on with the job. That’ll be UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pitch to voters Tuesday as he tries to convince them – and his restive MPs – that he’s more interested in governing than he is in torrid headlines (and … Read more

G7 leaders vow to defend Ukraine on 77th WWII anniversary

G7 leaders vow to defend Ukraine on 77th WWII anniversary

The US and other G7 countries vowed to defend Ukraine’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity” on Sunday’s 77th anniversary of Germany’s World War II defeat – as Russian despot Vladimir Putin boasted of erasing Ukrainian “Nazi filth.” Leaders of the Group of Seven – the US, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, the UK and Japan – made … Read more

Russian State Television Admits Vladimir Putin’s Army Has Been Totally Embarrassing in Ukraine War

Russian State Television Admits Vladimir Putin’s Army Has Been Totally Embarrassing in Ukraine War

In his speech preceding the Victory Day celebrations across Russia on Sunday, President Vladimir Putin continued to promote the idea that his troops in Ukraine are fighting “to liberate their native land from the Nazi filth with confidence that, as in 1945, victory will be ours . ” His portrayal of Ukrainians as Nazis rings … Read more

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war. These two women say justice is hard to come by

Ukraine has accused Russian soldiers of using rape as a tool of war.  These two women say justice is hard to come by

Brovary District, Ukraine CNN – In a small village Russian soldiers occupied as they tried and failed to take Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, at the beginning of the war, two women say they are living with the pain of multiple traumas: destruction, death and rape. One of the women – who said her husband was murdered … Read more

Putin Sounded Like a Loser In His ‘Victory Day’ Speech

Putin Sounded Like a Loser In His ‘Victory Day’ Speech

Victory Day, commemorating the triumph of the USSR over the Nazis, was once again a source of great fanfare and attention in the countries of the former Soviet Bloc. The day brought, as it has in the past, military parades and solemn commemorations. And, as has often been the case in the past, it brought … Read more