Kim Jong Un can either accept foreign help to fight a massive COVID-19 outbreak, or go it alone, and risk enduring huge fatalities that may undermine his leadership.Unlikely to take aid from U.S., South Korea »
U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S. The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities said. It was discovered near San Diego's Otay Mesa border crossing in an area where more than a dozen other sophisticated tunnels have been found in the last two decades. U.S. authorities said it was unknown how long the tunnel had been operating and what amount of drugs, if any, got through undetected.
That's why relationship and mental health experts are recommending an alternative in setting boundaries with these people, and it's called the "gray rock method." Also known as graywalling or gray rocking, this strategy involves being as disengaged and unresponsive as possible. The goal is to keep your responses limited in order to make the person you are communicating with lose interest in you.
A child porn investigation took another disgusting turn when Vancouver police officers found a video of a man peeing in milkshake mix at an Arby's restaurant, Washington authorities reported. The man, a night manager at the restaurant, told police he urinated in the milkshake mix for sexual gratification at least twice, Vancouver police said in a news release. “We have taken immediate action with the franchise group who terminated the former employee and is fully cooperating with the authorities in their investigation.”
When the brother and his wife asked if they could live in her holiday home, she denied their request. “I inherited a holiday home from my grandma some time ago,” she wrote. My boyfriend's brother eventually mentioned how I have my holiday home and how it has more than enough space for him and his wife to raise their four kids.
The Security Service of Ukraine has published another intercepted conversation between Russian soldiers. In that conversation, the aggressors express their envy that Ukrainians have Bayraktars (medium-altitude long-range unmanned combat aerial vehicles), and they are terror-stricken at the prospect of the delivery of foreign weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Details: He [the Russian soldier] himself ridicules talk about Russia's "glory", since Russia "itself stirred up this special operation" but didn't arm its soldiers properly.
Cramer has been a fan of Apple for years. In the latest earnings conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company hasn't been immune to supply chain disruptions. CFO Luca Maestri added that supply constraints — resulting from COVID-related disruptions and silicon shortages — could impact sales by $4 billion to $8 billion.
LONDON (Reuters) - One military analyst had a brutally frank message for viewers of Russian state television: The war in Ukraine will get much worse for Russia, which is facing a mass mobilisation supported by the United States while Russia is almost totally isolated. Since President Vladimir Putin ordered the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, Russia state media - and especially state television - have supported the Kremlin's position. That appeared to have changed on Monday night when one well-known military analyst gave a blunt assessment to Russia's main state television channel of what Putin casts as the "special military operation".
A lavish Bel Air mansion listed for $87.8 million reportedly received just half the asking price when it went to auction last week. According to CNBC, the highest bid for the property was just under $45.8 million—around 52% of the mammoth asking price. The mansion, located at 777 Sarbonne Road in Bel Air, Calif., was auctioned online by Concierge Auctions earlier this month.
One needs but scroll through Facebook or watch Fox News for a few minutes to hear an accusation of indoctrination in public schools. Indoctrination and critical thinking can't coexist, since indoctrination is, by definition, “the act or process of forcing somebody to accept a particular belief or set of beliefs and not allowing them to consider any others.” There is no room for criticism, for objection, for individuality of thought with indoctrination.
Only 31% of votes cast in a shareholder advisory referendum on Tuesday supported JPMorgan Chase & Co in its special $52.6-million award last year to CEO Jamie Dimon to stay on the job for at least five more years. The preliminary count announced at the meeting is an unusual rebuff from shareholders. While say-on-pay votes are only advisory and Dimon, 66, is expected to keep the award regardless, they are closely followed as a test of investors' attitudes toward executive pay.
An animal dashed down a busy road in Montana and into a cemetery. Jessica Jaeger and her husband, Dylan Heiner, spotted the critter in Butte and knew this wasn't an animal they had typically seen. “We were driving down a fairly busy road in Butte when he ran out of a neighborhood and into the cemetery,” Jaeger told McClatchy News.
The secretive leader's condition is under scrutiny after Ukraine claimed he is seriously ill. A clip showing Vladimir Putin twitching his leg in a meeting in Moscow with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon set off a new flurry of online speculation about the Russian president's health Monday. In the meeting, where the leaders discussed security issues in central Asia, Putin appears to jerk his foot several times.
STORY: Residents of the Vasant Vihar area of Indian capital New Delhi resorted to locking water containers with chains and padlocks. Water tankers have been keeping communities supplied but residents said there was not enough to go around. The crisis is just as severe in central city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
The parents of the Black girl, Carissa Nash and her husband Dee Nash, say they posted the video to highlight how local law enforcement told them the boy is too young to face any criminal penalties. But the boy's father, Bryan Thomas Brunson, is not, and he later would be arrested for his actions in the aftermath of the incident. This kid comes to my door with a whip looking for my 9-year-old daughter, then puts a big ass scratch on our Audi,” Carissa wrote of the incident that took place on Thursday, May 12, in Kaufman County Texas.
Elon Musk's excuse about Twitter bots is a way to back out of the deal, Wedbush said. Musk agreed to buy Twitter for $44 billion but could be feeling pressure amid falling Tesla stock. "We view the $44 billion Twitter deal as having less than a 50% [chance] to get done," Wedbush said.
A Ukrainian military official said more than 260 fighters, including some who are badly wounded, were evacuated Monday from a steel plant in the city of Mariupol and taken to areas under Russia's control. Deputy Defense Minister Anna Malyar said 53 seriously wounded fighters were taken to a hospital in Novoazovsk. Malyar said missions are underway to rescue the remaining fighters inside the plant, the last stronghold of resistance in the ruined southern port city of Mariupol.
MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022, 13:28 The company commander of the Belarusian "Kastuś Kalinoŭski battalion [named after a Belarusian writer and revolutionary], Pavel "Volat", died in the war in Ukraine. Source: Kastuś Kalinoŭski battalion on Facebook, "Nasha Niva" Quote: "Today, our battalion suffered huge losses. During the operation to liberate a Ukrainian village from Russian occupation, the company commander, Pavel 'Volat', a member of our battalion, was mortally wounded.
Loved ones gathered at the graveside services for Vicky White, the woman who died by suicide in a tragic conclusion to a nationwide manhunt. The 56-year-old was laid to rest on Saturday at the Center Hill Cemetery in Alabama, just miles from where she allegedly helped charged murderer Casey White escape the Lauderdale County Jail on April 29, according to the NY Post. Casey White's escape set off a massive search that ended with a car crash on May 9 in Evansville, Indiana in which Casey White was capture and the former assistant director of corrections was found with a gun in her hand and a reportedly self-inflicted gunshot wound.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Swedish and Finnish delegations should not bother coming to Ankara to convince it to approve their NATO bid. Sweden's government has formally decided to apply for NATO membership, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday, a day after Finnish President Sauli Niinisto confirmed that Helsinki will also apply for membership. Turkey surprised its NATO allies last week by saying it would not view their applications positively, mainly citing their history of hosting members of groups Ankara deems terrorists.
“What I heard — and I reported this to a Clinton County Sheriff's detective on May 2 — is that a guy had just been released from prison in Oklahoma, had family here, was hanging around causing trouble, and he had a long, violent rap sheet that included assault on an officer,” said Steve Berg, a board member of the private community located 35 miles northeast of downtown Kansas City. “All I heard was he was bad news,” said a neighbor of Larson's father, who asked not to be identified for privacy reasons. It included an armored personnel carrier, multiple squad cars, a police dog, and tactical officers from several local law enforcement agencies, all engaged in a five-hour standoff with Larson, who authorities say assaulted, tortured and held captive a woman in his father's house.
Russia's thwarted attempt to cross the Siverskyi Donets River in northeastern Ukraine last week "is emerging as among the deadliest engagements of the war, with estimates based on publicly available evidence now suggesting that well over 400 Russian soldiers were killed or wounded," The New York Times reports. Russia reportedly committed about 550 troops to its highly risky May 11 effort to cross the Donets River at Bilohorivka, to encircle Ukrainian forces near Rubizhne. Ukraine destroyed the pontoon bridges and also, according to Britain's Ministry of Defense, "significant armored maneuver elements of at least one Battalion Tactical Group."
A Rhode Island dog whose inspiring story of going from shelter dog to lifesaving police K-9 became the subject of a recent Netflix movie has been euthanized. State Police said Sunday K-9 Ruby was put down Friday following a “sudden, acute, and untreatable illness.” Col. Darnell Weaver, superintendent of the state police, expressed gratitude for K-9 Ruby's years of service.
Experts have stated other factors causing birth rates to decline. Elon Musk argued on Monday that it's "total nonsense" that people were not having have kids because it was bad for the environment, and made another plug for people to have more children to prevent the collapse of civilization.
Wayne Jones told Insider his mother was one of the Buffalo supermarket mass shooting victims. Jones said he and his mother, 65-year-old Celestine "Stiney" Chaney, usually went to the store together. Wayne Jones made a point to join his 65-year-old mother on trips to the supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise visit Tuesday to a train station in central London to see a newly completed subway line named in her honor. The 96-year-old monarch, who has reduced most of her public engagements, appeared Tuesday at Paddington Station and beamed as she unveiled a plaque stating she officially opened the Elizabeth Line. The new east-west train line is due to open to the public on May 24.
“It could give millions a chance to finally buy a house or start their business or help their kids get an education, too.”
“You signed a contract…If you don’t want to deal with the financial pressure of debt, don’t take out the loan.”
“Without action from Biden, Black student debt will hinder his agenda with respect to eliminating racial inequities.”
“Blanket relief could end up routing too much relief to those who do not need it and too little to those who do.”
“Unlike a number of other policy issues, student debt relief doesn’t need to be pushed through a narrowly controlled Congress.”