Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has canceled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia's war against Ukraine, Polish media reported Saturday. An official with the Tauron Arena in Krakow, where Waters was scheduled to perform two concerts in April, said they would no longer take place. “Roger Waters' manager decided to withdraw ... without giving any reason," Lukasz Pytko from Tauron Arena Krakow said Saturday in comments carried by Polish media outlets.
Vladimir Putin has escaped to his secret palace amid anti-draft protests in Russia, per a report. Russian President Vladimir Putin escaped to his secret palace near Gelendzhik, close to the Black Sea coast, amid anti-draft protests in Russia, MailOnline was first to report. According to independent journalist Farida Rusamova, who cited three sources familiar with Putin's schedule, the Russian president traveled to his vacation home on Wednesday.
Speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney said she would renounce her political party if Trump becomes the next Republican nominee for president. "I'm gonna make sure Donald Trump — I'm gonna do everything I can to make sure he's not the nominee," Cheney told Evan Smith, CEO of The Texas Tribune, during the hourlong interview. "And if he is the nominee, I won't be a Republican," she added.
You could pick almost any military in the world — including the U.K., France and Germany — and these losses would exceed their total inventories. According to the open-source database Oryx, Russia has lost 1,183 tanks and 1,304 infantry fighting vehicles since its invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. Even more extraordinary is that Ukraine has captured a good percentage of them: 389 tanks and 415 infantry fighting vehicles, many of which, in both categories, have already been repurposed for combat against their former owners.
KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO – SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER 2022, 22:11 President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has stated that Ukraine guarantees captured Russian soldiers civilised treatment, confidentiality with regard to the circumstances of their surrender, and the opportunity not to return to Russia. Source: Zelenskyy in his evening video address Quote: "Ukraine guarantees every Russian soldier who surrenders three things: you will be treated in a civilised manner, in accordance with all conventions; no one will know the circumstances of your surrender, no one in Russia will know that your surrender was voluntary; if you are afraid to return to Russia and do not want an exchange, we will find a way to ensure t...
Instead, I'm talking about the countdown until Social Security recipients find out how much their benefits will increase next year. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is scheduled to make the big announcement in mid-October. Predictions vary as to the exact size of the upcoming cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), but it will almost certainly be the largest increase in over four decades.
Favre also reportedly pushed for help in building an indoor football facility to assist the Golden Eagles' recruiting. As one text showed, Bryant explicitly mentioned some of those funds came from a federal program intended for needy families (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF) and that improper use of the funds is illegal: On July 28, 2019, Bryant texted Favre that the founder of a nonprofit who paid him "has some limited control over Federal Funds in the form of Grants for Children and adults in the Low Income Community." "Use of these funds [is] tightly controlled," Bryant wrote, according to the filing.
Passengers helped crew to restrain a 33-year-old man on an American Airlines flight on Wednesday. Alexander Tung Cuu Le, 33, has been charged with one count of interference with flight crew members. Passengers on an American Airlines plane helped cabin crew restrain a man after he allegedly punched a flight attendant in the back of the head on Wednesday, officials said.
"Peace washes over you as you set foot on idyllic Duval Island," the listing reads. "With unhindered million-dollar views, west-facing sunsets, and magical trails through majestic white pines, this summer home is sure to be your dream getaway."
A property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has agreed to pay a $3.25 million civil penalty and restitution to settle a 2019 lawsuit in Maryland over allegations of charging tenants illegal fees and failing to maintain properties, Attorney General Brian Frosh announced Friday. Frosh announced that his office's Consumer Protection Division has reached a settlement with Westminster Management, LLC, a New Jersey-based corporation, and the 25 companies that own or owned 17 residential communities managed by Westminster Management in Maryland.
Thousands of people gathered at the Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday for the funeral of Ralph "Sonny" Barger, longtime president and founding member of the Oakland chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle club. It was an event the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office warned on Friday could become dangerous. But those in attendance cried, shared stories and remembered the 83-year-old Modesto native who died in June 29 from cancer.
Video footage seems to capture a comment he made after briefly conversing with President Biden at a Wednesday conference for the Global Fund held in New York City. CNN reports that he appears to say, "It would be so embarrassing for Biden if those f---ers at the National Assembly don't approve this [bill]." Yoon's swearing remark seems to be in response to Biden's pledge to contribute $6 billion to the Global Fund, which focuses on combating HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria in the developing world.
As Hurricane Fiona heads north to Atlantic Canada, experts are anticipating it to be a historic, record-breaking storm in Canada. "Where it fits in the history books, we'll have to make that determination after the fact, but it is going to be certainly a historic, extreme event for eastern Canada," Bob Robichaud, warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada told reporters on Friday. Robichaud added that the storm size is bigger than Hurricane Juan from 2003 and comparable in size to 2019's Hurricane Dorian, but Fiona is stronger.
Measurable snow is defined as an accumulation of at least 0.1 inches, so if the season's first snowflakes don't stick to the ground, it's not considered the official first snowfall in the weather records. A strong cold front could provide the season's first snow days or even weeks earlier than what's shown on the map below. By September, the Washington Cascades, Bitterroot Mountains along the Idaho-Montana border, the highest peaks of the Colorado Rockies and the western High Plains see their first flakes, in an average year.
LONDON (Reuters) -The strongly pro-Kremlin editor of Russia's state-run RT news channel expressed anger on Saturday that enlistment officers were sending call-up papers to the wrong men, as frustration about a military mobilisation grew. Wednesday's announcement of Russia's first public mobilisation since World War Two, to shore up its faltering Ukraine war, has triggered a rush for the border, the arrests of over 1,000 protesters, and unease in the wider population. It is also attracting criticism from the Kremlin's own official supporters, something almost unheard of in Russia since the invasion began.
The U.S. is seeing evidence that Russia is "struggling" in its invasion of Ukraine and has warned Moscow that there would be "catastrophic consequences" if it were to use a nuclear weapon in its war against Kyiv, the White House national security adviser said Sunday. Jake Sullivan, in an interview with ABC "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos, pointed both to the protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin's mobilization of 300,000 reservists and to what Sullivan called "sham" annexation referendums in Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine. "These are definitely not signs of strength or confidence.
Newly-retired SCOTUS Justice Stephen Breyer said he did "everything" he could to stop the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Recently-retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said that he did "everything" he could to stop the nation's high court from overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion.
A federal jury has found Project Veritas, a conservative group often accused of using deceptive tactics, liable for violating wiretapping laws and misrepresenting itself in an undercover effort to target Democratic political consultants. Jurors in Washington on Thursday awarded $120,000 to a member of Democracy Partners, co-founded by self-described progressive strategist Robert Creamer. Democracy Partners claimed it had been infiltrated by a Project Veritas operative who lied about her name and background to obtain an internship during the 2016 presidential campaign, and secretly recorded conversations while working there.
What is daylight saving time? According to timeanddate.com, "daylight saving time is the practice of setting the clocks one hour ahead of standard time to make use of more sunlight in the spring, summer, and fall evenings. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of daylight.
ABC's Shark Tank went live Friday night for its Season 14 premiere, culminating in an offer unlike any other. For the first time ever, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary were joined by a studio audience as they were presented with unedited, unfiltered pitches from hopeful entrepreneurs — and for one night only, home viewers were asked to weigh in on whether our Sharks should take the plunge and make an investment. 1: COMPOSTABLE UNDERWEAR | Jeff and Stacy Grace enter the Tank seeking $200,000 in exchange for five percent of their company: Kent, maker of the world's first compostable underwear.
A woman's reunion was adorably interrupted by a concerned senior citizen. Grab these 5 smooth and stretchy SKIMS must-haves before they sell out TikToker @mackennamyers07 set up a camera to film a reunion between her and a group of women. The only trouble was that she left her phone unattended, which caused confusion with a well-intentioned stranger.
The boss of a Russian crime gang was serving a 23-year jail term when he requested to fight in Ukraine. Igor Kusk died after being hit in the head by shrapnel while fighting in the Donbas region. A Russian crime boss who was serving a 23-year jail term before leaving prison to fight in Ukraine was killed in action, according to the Russian outlet Business Gazeta.
Trump said he didn't "understand" why DeSantis wasn't more appreciative of him, per a WaPo report. "I knew him from watching Fox, and he'd done a good job about me and other things," Trump said of DeSantis. Per the report, Trump advisors are looking for weaknesses in a potential 2024 DeSantis campaign.
Republicans' chances to flip a swing Ohio House seat took a hit this week after it was revealed that Republican nominee and Jan. 6 attendee J.R. Majewski allegedly lied about his military service. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that Majewski had misrepresented his military service. According to military records, he was primarily stationed at an Air Force base in Japan but served a six-month deployment in Qatar loading planes to support the Afghanistan war effort in 2002.
“A mass student loan forgiveness scheme is an essential policy correction to a worsening social crisis.”
“There is no possible definition of ‘need’ in which college graduates in the United States of America would rank first.”
“A lot of working-class people carry a lot of student debt.”
“This is a college graduate bailout paid for by plumbers and FedEx drivers.”
“A comprehensive student-loan debt-cancellation program will have a valuable economic upside.”