KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine sent mixed messages about the fate of its defence minister on Monday, leaving a key post in its war effort in doubt even as it braces for a new Russian offensive. The questions left dangling over Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov were the first public sign of serious disarray in Ukraine's wartime leadership, until now remarkably united during almost a year of all-out Russian military assault. A day after announcing that Reznikov would be sidelined, a top ally of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appeared to row back for now, saying no personnel changes in the defence sector would be made this week.
ABC's Jonathan Karl called out Sen. Marco Rubio during a tense exchange about the Chinese spy balloon. Rubio said Biden should not have "waited so long" to tell people about the balloon. ABC anchor Jonathan Karl called out Sen. Marco Rubio during a tense exchange on Sunday about the Chinese spy balloon.
According to reports circulating on social media, Mangushev was shot in the head at close range, execution-style, at a checkpoint in the Russian-occupied part of Luhansk Oblast. Mangushev (call sign “Bereg”) was sent to the neurosurgery department of one of the hospitals in Kadiivka (which the Russians call Stakhanov) with a gunshot wound. So, performing with someone else's skull has brought (Mangushev) misfortune,” Kazanskyi wrote.
California wildlife officials have called off the search for a mountain lion that attacked a 5-year-old boy who was on a hiking trail in rural Northern California, saying there was little chance of capturing the animal. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday that DNA testing confirmed that a mountain lion was responsible for the attack last Tuesday in San Mateo County, south of San Francisco. “This lack of access, combined with worsening weather and the nomadic nature of mountain lions has diminished the chances for a successful capture," said Capt. Patrick Foy, a department spokesman.
Police in southeastern Pennsylvania have released details of what they say appears to be a suicide pact between a young woman and her parents, including a chilling letter left behind by her mother. Morgan Daub, 26, and her parents, James Daub, 62, and Deborah Daub, 59, were found dead in the backyard of their home near York, Pennsylvania, on the morning of Jan. 25 after a neighbor reported hearing gunshots just before midnight. Detectives with the West Manchester Township Police Department said that a letter written by Deborah Daub spoke of a "joint decision by she and Morgan to end their lives."
Instead of doing that, management decided that we should just move a bunch of people from the day shift to the night shift." "CEO announced to the company, amid concerns of being overworked, that other people have it worse and 'if you don't like it you can leave. So everyone left."
ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Western missions would "pay" for issuing security warnings and temporarily closing consulates in Turkey last week, while police said there was no serious threat to foreigners after detaining 15 Islamic State suspects on Sunday. Ankara summoned the ambassadors of nine countries on Thursday to criticise their decisions to temporarily shut diplomatic missions and issue security alerts. Turkish officials said the following day that Western nations, including the United States and Germany, had not shared information to back up their claims of a security threat.
Whether you dread it or welcome it, daylight saving time is fast approaching this year. More specifically, daylight saving will begin at 2 a.m., meaning that at that time, the time will either automatically jump over to 3 a.m. – depending on the device – or you'll need to set it forward. As a result of the time change, sunset will be an hour later on March 12 than it was on March 11.
The ride at an Iowa amusement park where an 11-year-old boy was killed in 2021 will never reopen, the park's owners said. Bill Lentz, Adventureland's general manager, said in a letter posted on the park's website Friday that after spending months reviewing the safety of the Raging River ride, officials decided to close it permanently. The decision comes after months of examination of the ride, working closely with its manufacturer to identify what enhancements each would need to meet our operating standards,” Lentz said in the statement.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is running for a third term while also backing a two-term limit for senators. CBS News "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan on Sunday pressed Cruz on his stance. Two-term Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday sought to fend off questions about his intention to seek a third term after introducing a constitutional amendment that would restrict senators to two terms in office.
With C8 Corvette Z06 deliveries well underway, customers are finally starting to enjoy their cars to the fullest. One customer, steelankles on YouTube, didn't get much time to enjoy his Amplify orange Z06 coupe before the engine failed, leaving him stranded with just 621 miles on the odometer. Video from a rear-facing GoPro mounted to the back of the Z06 published to the steelankles account shows the car doing an acceleration before it begins to exhibit some pretty severe rod knock.
Pervez Musharraf, the four-star general who ruled Pakistan for nearly a decade after seizing power in a bloodless coup in 1999, oversaw rapid economic growth and attempted to usher in socially liberal values in the conservative Muslim country. Musharraf, 79, died in hospital after a long illness after spending years in self-imposed exile, Pakistan media reported on Sunday. But his heavy-handed use of the military to quell dissent as well as his continued backing of the United States in its fight against al Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban ultimately led to his downfall.
When the ancient Egyptian pyramids were originally erected, both in Giza and elsewhere, they didn't look sandy brown as they often do today; rather, they were covered in a layer of shiny sedimentary rock. "All the pyramids were cased with fine, white limestone," Mohamed Megahed, an assistant professor at the Czech Institute of Egyptology at Charles University in Prague, told Live Science. The limestone casing would have given the pyramids a smooth, polished layer that shined bright white under the Egyptian sun.
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Former NFL player Jim Bob Morris is heading to the Super Bowl in Phoenix from Bloomington, Illinois, in a newly refurbished set of wheels. Morris, who played for the Green Bay Packers, Houston Oilers and was even with the Kansas City Chiefs briefly, is CEO of several companies including Morris Packaging and El Bandido Yankee tequila.
That's actually more true in the grocery space than other consumer goods because multiple players have decided to largely use groceries as a loss leader. Walmart , Costco , and Amazon have a national footprint and they don't need to make a high margin (or any margin) selling groceries. Both chains can use food as a loss leader to help them capture customers for their other businesses.
All that should mean some relief for the housing markets in popular rural communities where home prices ballooned over the past two years from a burst of out-of-town buyers, pricing local workers out of the market. But residents and officials in the affected communities say that while the ranks of remote workers have ebbed, they have seen no relief from the massive housing shortages they spurred. In the 500-person town of Springdale, Utah, near Zion National Park, residents and officials have been increasingly struggling to find even basic housing to support the local workforce, leaving businesses and the national park chronically understaffed with few signs of the situation improving, said ...
A federal law prohibiting marijuana users from possessing firearms is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Oklahoma has concluded, citing last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that significantly expanded gun rights. U.S. District Judge Patrick Wyrick, an appointee of former Republican President Donald Trump in Oklahoma City, on Friday dismissed an indictment against a man charged in August with violating that ban, saying it infringed his right to bear arms under the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment. Wyrick said that while the government can protect the public from dangerous people possessing guns, it could not argue Jared Harrison's "mere status as a user of marijuana justifies stripping him of his fundamental right to possess a firearm."
Parts of the West and Rockies will likely see snow while potentially severe thunderstorms will begin to form in Texas Monday, days after the state was hit by a brutal ice storm that froze roads and resulted in the deaths of at least seven people. Now, the East expects to see temperatures above average for early February, will some regions seeing temperatures 20-30 degrees above average, according to the National Weather Service. "For the majority nation, we're looking at at least seasonable or even warmer than average conditions," AccuWeather meteorologist Alan Reppert told USA TODAY.
Camille Vasquez rose to prominence in 2022 as Johnny Depp's lawyer during his defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard, though she's not just working in the courtroom these days. Vasquez, who some might say was the real winner of that case, has parlayed her notoriety into a gig on NBC News. She made her debut as a legal analyst for the network a few weeks ago, during which she discussed the murders at the University of Idaho.
Early in the week, the internet was ablaze over an image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter that bears a striking resemblance to a bear. The image, which was originally captured in December, shows a patch of the Martian landscape, outlined by what NASA calls a “circular fracture pattern,” with two craters for eyes and what appears to be a volcanic formation for a nose and mouth. Now, some have been quick to attribute this to a phenomenon known as “pareidolia,” the tendency for humans to derive meaningful images from random patterns.
Elon Musk is a marketing whiz. Until recently, Tesla , for example, did not advertise in the media, which allows the Austin, Texas-based vehicle maker to make significant savings as rivals General Motors , Ford spend millions of dollars to extol the merits of their vehicles. The company can afford this zero-ads strategy because it has Musk and his millions of followers.
Donald Trump Jr. might be getting a call from his dad about this one. Joining social media buzz over the Chinese spy balloon that was shot down in U.S. airspace Saturday, Donald Trump's son on Sunday shared a joke about the incident, showing the former president's infamous portrayal as a giant, angry, diaper-wearing baby wielding a smartphone in its tiny hand. “Not gonna lie... this is funny,” Trump Jr. tweeted.
Not everyone loves canned food. Unlock Food Canada pointed out that canned tomatoes have more lycopene, which can protect against serious health risks such as heart disease and cancer. The Food Bank of Waterloo recommends avoiding canned fruit packaged in syrup due to its high sugar content.
“Streaming is beginning to look an awful lot like the old-fashioned analogue TV it was supposed to replace.”
“Streaming isn’t going away … You’re still going to have a lot of choice for a long time.”
“In the future, [streaming] likely will cost more, have a little less library content and cancel more shows more quickly.”
“Streaming is still a game of content … It’s not a matter of who’s spending more, it’s who’s spending smartly.”
“Streamers are retreating from any sort of creative risk in favor of humdrum, lowest-common-denominator shows.”