Ukraine expects tank deal will lead to West delivering long-range missiles capable of striking Russian supply lines as Zelensky begs for more heavy weaponry - but angry Kremlin brands increased UK, German and US aid to Kyiv 'extremely dangerous''We must open deliveries of long range missiles to Ukraine,' Zelensky declared. By DAVID AVERRE and MARK NICOLPUBLISHED: 20:24 GMT, 25 January 2023'We must also open deliveries of long-range missiles to Ukraine, it is important - we must expand our cooperation in artillery,' Zelensky said, also adding Ukraine needed jets. In a devastating blow to the Kremlin, nine countries joined Britain yesterday in agreeing to send tanks to destroy Russia's forces in eastern Ukraine. In a nighttime address, Zelensky said: 'I've spoken with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today... We must also open deliveries of long-range missiles to Ukraine, it is important - we must expand our cooperation in artillery. The twin announcements come as a major relief for Kyiv which has pleaded for months for heavy Western tanks to aid its battle.
January 26, 2023 05:05 UTC
Source: www.dailymail.co.ukThousands of protesters have gathered in Belmore Park in Sydney's CBD to rally against Australia Day, demanding the national holiday be changed to a day of mourning.
January 26, 2023 02:05 UTC
United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s World Cup giant slalom, in Kronplatz, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — American skier Mikaela Shiffrin won a record 83rd World Cup race Tuesday. Shiffrin’s giant slalom victory broke a tie on the all-time women’s list with former American teammate Lindsey Vonn. Shiffrin can quickly add to her record total in another giant slalom at Kronplatz on Wednesday. That was where Shiffrin made her World Cup debut as a 15-year-old in March 2011.
January 25, 2023 04:04 UTC
Some of the nominated films are still in theaters but many are also available online to stream now. Butler snagged a best actor nomination and the film received a nod for best picture and director. Spielberg is nominated for best director and his film is nominated for best picture, while Michelle Williams up for best actress. Thirty-six years after the original “Top Gun,” “Top Gun: Maverick” is nominated for best picture. The film, nominated for best song, topped Netflix’s streaming charts over the summer and is still available to watch there.
January 24, 2023 21:01 UTC
“You can’t remain competitive or be competitive in the modern economy without internet access,” said Fulk, the Stoke County schools graduate. “My internet speeds with Google Fiber were 1gbps which is blazing fast and only $70 a month,” he said. There is also an issue with how the federal government determines who needs better internet access. As for Stokes County, schools are better connected than they were before the pandemic, said Karen Barker, Stokes County Schools media and technology director. Until internet access is more evenly distributed, however, some students won’t have the means to finish assignments at the library or a nearby elementary school.
January 24, 2023 11:34 UTC
A former FBI official has been arrested over his ties to a Russian oligarch charged with violating US sanctions. He was arrested on Saturday afternoon after arriving at JFK following a trip to Sri Lanka and retired from the FBI in 2018. Law enforcement says he has links to metal mogul Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire who was sanctioned by the US in 2018 and then charged with violating them last year. Both men are facing money laundering charges as well as violating sanctions – with each of the four counts carrying a maximum of 20 years in prison. 'Russian oligarchs like Oleg Deripaska perform global malign influence on behalf of the Kremlin and are associated with acts of bribery, extortion, and violence.
January 23, 2023 20:59 UTC
Letter finally arrives at its destination nearly 28 years after it was posted from address 300 miles awayA six page letter was in mind condition despite it being nearly 28 years lateSent from Somerset the correspondence detailed 1880s childhood memoriesBy Chloe Louise For MailonlinePublished: 12:37 EST, 22 January 2023 | Updated: 12:52 EST, 22 January 2023A letter finally arrived safely at a house - nearly 28 years after it was sent from an address 300 miles away. John Rainbow, 60, opened the envelope but was stunned to read the snail mail was dated August 3, 1995. Remarkably, the six-page letter - which was posted using a 25p stamp - was in mint condition despite being in the postal system for nearly three decades. John received the letter at his home in Wylam, Northumberland - 300 miles away from where it was sent in Bridgwater, Somerset on Friday, January, 13. 'It would be nice to know the person who sent the letter has some relatives and for them to know it's finally arrived.'
January 23, 2023 06:05 UTC
This financing/debt relief will be provided by Export Import Bank of India,” India said. Once the Chinese assurance is confirmed, Sri Lanka will reach out to the IMF Board for approval for the EFF. This will enable Sri Lanka to reach out to multilateral lenders like the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. The projects undertaken are always demand-driven and entirely based on the requirements of the Government and the people of Sri Lanka. The scheme is entirely on-budget and implemented through various line Ministries of Sri Lanka, thereby indicating the depth of our development cooperation with Sri Lanka.
January 22, 2023 04:11 UTC
Failure to do so would lead to a prejudicial impact on the sovereignty of the people”. It was not even a cohabitation government; it was two parties coming together to form an administration in a marriage of convenience. The honeymoon didn’t last long as parochial party politics came to roost at the expense of the citizens. India in recent times, and particularly under the present administration, has played hardball in foreign policy and also taken a strong, controversial pro-Hindutva line. Big, and now economically stable, India too can take the ‘Do as we say not as we do’ policy.
January 22, 2023 01:15 UTC
By Christian Oliver For MailonlinePublished: 09:50 EST, 21 January 2023 | Updated: 09:58 EST, 21 January 2023Police are searching for a mother and her five-year-old son who are missing. Kelly, 28, and her son Harvey were last seen exiting New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton this morning at around 7.50am today. Her son Harvey has blond hair and was last seen wearing a black coat when they disappeared. Police are searching for Kelly, 28, and her five-year-old son Harvey who were last seen exiting New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton this morningA spokesperson for Wolverhampton Police said: 'We are urgently appealing for a mum who is missing with her son to get in touch. Police ask that anyone with any information should call 999 and quote log 709 of January 21.
January 21, 2023 17:57 UTC
There was no mention if the nine justices or their spouses were interviewed as part of the Supreme Court's investigation into the leak of a draft of Justice Samuel Alito's opinion that overturned Roe v. Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court justices were not interviewed as part of the court's investigation into the leaked opinion: Seated (L-R): Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Elena Kagan. Later, investigators found that two additional permanent personnel accessed the draft opinion electronically by separate means. Rob Schenck got an early warning that the Supreme Court would rule, in a case brought about by Hobby Lobby, that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance covering contraception violated their religious freedoms. He also said he wrote about the matter to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
January 21, 2023 02:14 UTC
This image made from a video provided by the U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii Pacific and dated January 2023 shows a Russian ship patrolling off the coast of Hawaii. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian spy ship has been patrolling off the coast of Hawaii but so far has remained in international waters, the Pentagon said Thursday. The Vishnya-class Kareliya surveillance ship has been monitored by the U.S. Coast Guard sailing near Hawaii over the last several weeks. This image made from a video provided by the U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii Pacific and dated January 2023 shows a Russian ship patrolling off the coast of Hawaii. She said the Coast Guard is still monitoring the ship, which has been operating in international waters.
January 20, 2023 15:59 UTC
(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)(NewsNation) — LIV Golf, the upstart league backed by Saudi Arabia’s public investment fund, has partnered with The CW on its first-ever U.S. broadcast deal. “What’s great about this partnership is LIV Golf and our revolutionary coverage,” LIV Golf Chief Media Officer Will Staeger said. “Not just the core golf fan who we respect and serve, but also the casual sports fan and the casual entertainment fan,” Staeger said. For The CW, our partnership with LIV Golf marks a significant milestone in our goal to re-engineer the network with quality, diversified programming for our viewers, advertisers and CW affiliates. Dennis Miller, The CW presidentThe CW kicks off its first year of LIV Golf coverage with LIV’s season-opening tournament from the El Camaleón Mayakoba golf course in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on Feb. 24.
January 19, 2023 16:34 UTC
FILE – This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, shows WhatsApp app icon on a smartphone in New York. All three cases date back to May 2018, when stringent EU privacy regulations took force. The commission, which is Meta’s lead European privacy regulator because the company’s regional headquarters is in Dublin, originally sided with the Silicon Valley giant. But a slew of other EU data protection watchdogs objected to its draft decisions and the Irish watchdog was forced to overturn them and issue stiffer punishments. In its final decision on the WhatsApp case, the commission also ordered the company to bring its data processing operations into compliance with EU privacy rules within six months.
January 19, 2023 16:34 UTC
By Nic White For Daily Mail AustraliaPublished: 19:04 EST, 18 January 2023 | Updated: 19:55 EST, 18 January 2023AdvertisementJacinda Ardern has choked back tears as she announced her resignation as New Zealand Prime Minister in an emotional press conference. Ms Ardern resigns at just 42 after becoming leader just over five years ago on October 26, 2017, and was New Zealand's youngest-ever PM. During her resignation speech, Ms Ardern announced the next New Zealand election would be held on October 14. Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese expressed his admiration for his close ally and wished her well after politics. 'Jacinda has been a fierce advocate for New Zealand, an inspiration to so many and a great friend to me.'
January 19, 2023 04:07 UTC