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India, China ahead of US, European nations in many respects: Russia

Speaking of development of new centres of economic power and financial and political influence, Russian minister Sergei Lavrov said, "China and India are already ahead of the United States and EU members in many respects." "No visits to deliver mentor advice nor the hybrid wars of the West can stop the development of new centres of economic power," he stated. readmore...


Video shows police beating black man who died in US; heard screaming for his mom

The US city of Memphis has released video showing the January 7 traffic stop and police confrontation that led to the death of 29-year-old black man named Tyre Nichols. The video shows Nichols being hit by officers at least nine times without visible provocation. Nichols, who was kicked in the face, can be heard screaming for his mom. readmore...


If Allah created Pakistan, He can make it prosper: Pak Finance Minister amid crisis

Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan is the only country founded in the name of Islam. He added, "If Allah has created Pakistan, then He can also protect, develop, and make it prosper." The Minister's comments come at a time when the cash-strapped country is facing a severe shortage of food amid an economic crisis. readmore...


COVID-denying former Russian monk gets 7 years in prison

A former Russian Orthodox monk, who publicly denied the existence of COVID-19 and urged his followers to violate the lockdown measures imposed by the Russian government, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday. Nikolai Romanov, 67, who was known as Father Sergiy until his excommunication by the Russian Orthodox Church, was found guilty of inciting hatred. readmore...


Any attempt to oust us from global sports doomed to fail: Russia

The Russian Foreign Ministry said any attempt to squeeze Moscow out of international sports was "doomed to fail". Various sports bodies have suspended Russian teams or athletes to protest against Moscow's war in Ukraine, which Russia terms a special military operation. Earlier, Ukraine said it would boycott the Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes were allowed to compete. readmore...


India repatriates 17 Pakistani prisoners via Attari-Wagah border

India on Friday repatriated 17 Pakistani prisoners via the Attari-Wagah border, Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi said. This came as a result of the "hectic efforts of the Pakistan High Commission, the Pakistan Foreign Ministry and cooperation of the Indian side", it said. "Our efforts will continue to repatriate...Pakistani prisoners from India on completion of their sentences," it said. readmore...


Russia blocks CIA, FBI websites for 'discrediting' its military

Russia's communications regulator said on Friday it had blocked the websites of the CIA and FBI, TASS reported. The two US government websites published inaccurate material and information that discredited the Russian armed forces, Roskomnadzor said. It said that it has blocked several websites "for disseminating material aimed at destabilising the social and political situation in Russia". readmore...


UK man sentenced to 11 yrs over videos tied to US shootings

A British court on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old man to 11 years in prison for his online content, which is believed to have inspired two mass shootings in the US. The presiding judge labelled Daniel Harris a "propagandist for an extremist right-wing ideology". Harris' videos encouraged "racist and antisemitic violence, as well as violence against the gay community", he said. readmore...


7 dead in synagogue attack outside Jerusalem, gunman neutralised

At least seven people were killed and several others were injured after a gunman opened fire outside a synagogue in East Jerusalem on Friday, Israeli officials said. Police described the attacker as a "terrorist" and said he had been "neutralised". Israeli police commissioner Kobi Shabtai said the shooting was "one of the worst attacks we have encountered in recent years". readmore...


No sign of terror motive in knife attack on train: Germany

German prosecutors have said that there was no sign of a terrorist motive behind a knife attack on a train travelling between the cities of Hamburg and Kiel. Authorities said that a 16-year-old female and a 19-year-old male were killed in the attack, adding that the two victims knew each other. The suspect is a 33-year-old man of Palestinian origin. readmore...


Hundreds of children held in overcrowded jails in El Salvador: HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Salvadoran authorities of "mass due process violations" in the detention of tens of thousands of people, including hundreds of children, in over-crowded prisons. At least 1,082 children have been arrested and sent to pre-trial detention since introduction of a state of emergency in 2022 to tackle gang violence, HRW said, citing leaked government data. readmore...


Will remove officials who shirk wartime duties: Zelenskyy's aide

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's top aide, Andriy Yermak, said that government officials who shirk their wartime duties will be removed. "Everyone should understand their level of responsibility to the country...during the war. Whoever forgets about it receives a quick reaction," Yermak said. This comes after over a dozen officials were removed following a series of graft allegations. readmore...


Will veto EU sanctions on Russia affecting nuclear energy: Hungary

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said that the country will veto any European Union sanctions against Russia affecting nuclear energy. “We won't allow the plan to include nuclear energy into the sanctions be implemented,” the Hungarian premier said, adding that "this is out of the question”. Hungary criticised EU sanctions on Russia, saying they risk destroying the European economy. readmore...


Mexico finds 57 unaccompanied Guatemalan kids in migrant truck

Mexico's National Institute of Migration has said that the authorities stopped a crowded truck transporting 67 migrants from Guatemala, mostly unaccompanied children. The group included 57 unaccompanied minors, mostly boys, aged between 14 and 17, all without proper migration permits. The unaccompanied kids will be handed over to state authorities. readmore...


3 dead, 1 missing amid heavy rains in New Zealand's largest city

At least three people have died and at least one person is missing after record levels of rainfall pounded New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, authorities said on Saturday. New Zealand's PM Chris Hipkins flew to Auckland on a military plane after a state of emergency was declared in the region. "This is an unprecedented event in recent memory," Hipkins said. readmore...


Gunman kills security chief at Azerbaijan Embassy in Iran

A man armed with a Kalashnikov-style rifle stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in Iran's capital Tehran on Friday, killing the head of security and injuring two guards, Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry said. The suspect, who entered the embassy with two young kids, may have been motivated by "personal issues", Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing police. The suspect has been arrested. readmore...


Israel launches air strikes on Gaza in response to rocket fire

Israel said it launched on Friday multiple rounds of air strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza in response to militant rocket fire, targeting southern Israel, from the Palestinian enclave. Most of the rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defence system. The fighting broke out after nine Palestinians were killed during an Israeli army raid in the West Bank. readmore...


Several questioned in Croatia over yacht's disappearance

Croatian police on Friday brought in several people for questioning in connection with the disappearance of a luxury yacht from an Adriatic Sea marina in October. The yacht was being held as part of Western sanctions imposed on oligarchs with links to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Its disappearance was only recently noticed. The yacht was replaced by a similar one. readmore...


Britain considers allowing students to work longer hours: Report

Britain is planning to allow foreign students to work longer hours to boost the economy, The Times reported. Discussions have begun about either raising the cap on paid work hours for foreign students or removing it entirely, the report added. This is to encourage students to take more part-time jobs to deal with shortages in areas like hospitality and retail. readmore...


Student nurse charged with planning to attack air force base in UK

A student nurse in the UK was on Friday charged with planning to attack an air force base and taking a homemade bomb to a hospital maternity unit, where he worked. Mohammad Farooq, 27, was arrested on January 20 with what prosecutors say was a "viable" pressure-cooker bomb. Prosecutors say his air base plan was motivated by Islamic extremism. readmore...


Ex-US VP takes 'responsibility' for classified docs found at home

Former Vice President Mike Pence said he wasn't aware that classified documents were at his Indiana home. "[However], let me be clear: those classified documents shouldn't have been in my personal residence...Mistakes were made and I take full responsibility," he added. Classified documents have also been found at ex-President Donald Trump's Florida home and US President Joe Biden's Delaware home. readmore...


Allies to supply 321 heavy tanks to fight against Russia: Ukraine

A total of 321 heavy tanks have been promised to Ukraine by several countries to fight against Russia, Ukraine's ambassador to France said. "Delivery terms vary for each case and we need this help as soon as possible," Ambassador Vadym Omelchenko said. Several Western nations led by Germany and the US have said they would send tanks to Ukraine. readmore...


16 people killed, 17 missing amid heavy rains in Madagascar

Heavy rainfall that followed the landfall of Tropical Storm Cheneso in Madagascar has killed at least 16 people and left 17 missing, authorities said. Reportedly, the storm and rain have displaced around 60,000 people and damaged 13,000 houses and 100 classrooms so far. In January and February last year, four major storms hit Madagascar, killing at least 138 people. readmore...


Turkey summons Danish envoy over planned Quran-burning protest

Turkey has summoned Denmark's envoy over a planned protest in Copenhagen on Friday that's expected to include the burning of a copy of the Quran, the Danish Foreign Ministry said. Far-right politician Rasmus Paludan held a similar protest in Stockholm last weekend. Reportedly, he plans to protest outside Turkey's embassy in Copenhagen every Friday until Turkey accepts Sweden's NATO application. readmore...


Flu season 2022 started a month early, severity is highest in 13 years - The Washington Post

The flu has hospitalized a record number of people this season, underscoring the potential for a perilous winter of respiratory viruses with covid-19 and RSV.

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NASA's James Webb Telescope Captures Stunning Image Of Pillars Of Creation - NDTV

This time, the mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) on board the James Webb Space Telescope managed to capture the ghostly landscape.

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen announce divorce after 13 years of marriage - CNBC

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen said they will divorce after 13 years of marriage.

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen are getting divorced after 13 years of marriage, they announced Friday. "We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time w… [+1713 chars] readmore...


Russia ends civilian pull-out before Kherson battle - BBC

An eight-day operation ends in Kherson city as Russian officials prepare for a Ukrainian attack.

Russian officials say they have completed an operation to move civilians out of the occupied southern city of Kherson ahead of an expected battle with advancing Ukrainian forces. At least 70,000 ci… [+4359 chars] readmore...


Study shows link between genetics and response to electroconvulsive therapy - UM Today

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could genetic insight in the f

October 28, 2022 — Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could gen… [+3731 chars] readmore...


Free Fire MAX keeps downloading expansion packs: How to solve - Sportskeeda

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics.

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics… [+2878 chars] readmore...


Britain’s first Hindu prime minister is destroying Tories’ pitiful vision of diversity - The Guardian

We should quickly abandon wishful thinking in order to be truly ready for Rishi Sunak

The world has watched in appalled fascination as the UKs ruling party scrapes the bottom of its human resources barrel: it found there its first Black chancellor of the exchequer and then, to clear u… [+6664 chars] readmore...


Rishi Sunak backtracks on £10 missed NHS appointment fines - BBC

Rishi Sunak made the pledge during his first attempt to become Conservative leader earlier this summer.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has scrapped a Tory leadership campaign pledge he made to fine patients in England £10 if they miss GP or hospital appointments. He made the pledge during this summer's l… [+3449 chars] readmore...


Intensive BP Lowering Harmful in Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED2/MT - Medscape

The ENCHANTED2/MT trial, which was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients after mechanical thrombectomy, has been stopped early due to safety concerns.

A large randomized trial that was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients who had undergone mechanical thrombectomy has been stopped early because of safe… [+9545 chars] readmore...


Explore CISA's 37 steps to minimum cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Dive

The agency placed a premium on low cost, high impact security efforts, which account for more than 40% of the goals.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released its long-awaited, cross sector cybersecurity performance goals Thursday, in a bid to raise the security baselines. Far from esoteric, the… [+1566 chars] readmore...


Red Bull fined £6m by FIA over Formula One budget cap breach in 2021 season - The Guardian

Red Bull have been fined $7m (£6.05m) after breaching Formula One’s budget cap, the FIA has announced

Red Bull have been given a $7m (£6.05m) fine and a 10% reduction in aerodynamic testing for breaching the 2021 cost cap. The FIAs decision was issued on Friday having concluded an agreed breach agree… [+5138 chars] readmore...


Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO - CBS News

Musk is in charge of the social media platform and has fired its CEO and other executives, numerous reports say. Musk tweeted, "the bird is freed."

Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter and ousted its CEO and at least two other top executives, according to numerous reports. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press Thursday n… [+4897 chars] readmore...


New record-high diesel price next week, petrol also pricier | Fin24 - News24

Fuel prices will increase on Wednesday after the rand weakened and oil price rose in October.

On Wednesday, the price of unleaded petrol (both 93 and 95), will increase by 51c a litre, while diesel will rise by R1.43 a litre. This will push the Gauteng price of diesel to R25.49 a litre - a n… [+1862 chars] readmore...


Supreme Court strikes down law requiring sex offenders to be automatically added to registry - CBC News

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional. In a five to four s… [+5369 chars] readmore...


Azam Khan Disqualified As UP MLA After Conviction For Hate Speech - NDTV

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat.

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat. Mr Khan, Vidhan sabh… [+1461 chars] readmore...


Synthesizing quantum nanomagnets via metal-free multi-porphyrin systems - Phys.org

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on metal-free, multi-porphyrin systems. In their paper published…

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on m… [+2735 chars] readmore...


Fencing Commences 2022-23 Campaign With Temple Open - Penn Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania's men's and women's fencing teams open their regular season this weekend with the Temple Open, joining 21 varsity and three club teams from around the country.

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Two new Covid variants found in UK with hundreds of cases detected - The Independent

The UK Health and Security Agency has warned rapid growth has been identified in the strains

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email Two new strains of coronavirus have emerged in the UK, health officials h… [+2669 chars] readmore...


Quentin Tarantino Responds To Kanye West Claims He Stole His Idea For ‘Django Unchained’ - Deadline

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview earlier this week with Piers Morgan, telling Morgan he pitch…

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Stock market news live updates: Stocks push higher as Apple boom outweighs Amazon miss - Yahoo Canada Finance

U.S. equities elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to open higher Friday after a rough week of third-quarter financials from Big Tech.

U.S. stocks elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to charge higher Friday, boosted by an Apple beat that helped offset some concerns from a a rough week of third-quarter Big Tech result… [+3559 chars] readmore...



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