Iran is providing Russia with materials to build a drone manufacturing plant east of Moscow as the Kremlin looks to lock in a steady supply of weaponry for its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, according to a U.S. intelligence finding released by the White House on Friday. National SeRead More »
Residents of northeastern United States were breathing more easily Friday as smoke from Canadian fires gradually cleared after blanketing several cities in a noxious haze this week.More than 111 million people in the United States had been under air quality alerts on Thursday due to the fires.
"Do we all call our boy cats 'mister man'"
"overheard a girl step outside where it’s a little chilly and say 'it’s giving jacket'"
Pakistan's cash-strapped government unveiled a 14.5 trillion rupee (around $50.5 billion) budget Friday, with over half set aside to service 7.3 trillion rupees of debt.Still, the latest budget sets aside 1.07 trillion rupees for subsidies.
The Utah senator previously criticized Trump's first indictment regarding a $130,000 hush money payment to a porn star.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said the health of the preschool children badly wounded in a mass knife attack by a Syrian refugee was "heading in the right direction", as police questioned the attacker."Everything that I was told is heading in the right direction," he said in Annecy after visiting the wounded toddlers in hospital, adding that news on their condition was positive.
Russia is receiving materials from Iran to build a drone factory on its territory that "could be fully operational early next year," White House national security spokesman John Kirby warned Friday."We have information that Russia is receiving materials from Iran needed to build a UAV manufacturing plant inside Russia," Kirby said.
India's Ola Electric will hold talks next week with investors in Singapore and the United States on its planned stock market listing, the first of a series of meetings for its up to $1 billion IPO, two sources with direct knowledge said. The sources said Ola, which makes electric scooters and is backed by investors such as SoftBank and Temasek, has plans to raise between $600 million and $1 billion in its initial public offering (IPO), which is planned for late 2023.
The former president failed to understand a key responsibility in the White House, said Timothy Naftali.
Ari Melber slipped some lines from "A Lot" into his commentary on Trump's mounting legal woes.
"By age 39, I was a mother of 10. And I had learned what kind of father my husband was."
The California governor slammed McCarthy, who questioned his proposal for a "28th Amendment" to tackle gun violence in the U.S.
“It’s the right thing ... but there’s danger involved,” a Democratic House member said, citing concerns for the safety of lawmakers and everyday Americans.
The tabloid has a long history of slamming the former president on its front page.
An Indigenous community in Indonesia has requested an internet blackout in their area to minimise the "negative impact" of the online world, officials said Friday.The inner group asked authorities to shut down internet reception or divert nearby telecom towers so the signal would not reach them, according to a letter seen by AFP. "This request is a part of our efforts to minimise the negative impact of smartphones on our people," Baduy representatives wrote.
LONDON (Reuters) - "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard has been given permission to intervene in Microsoft's legal battle with Britain's anti-trust regulator over its decision to block the $69 billion takeover. Microsoft is appealing against the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) decision to veto the deal, which it did in April on the grounds it could hurt competition in the nascent cloud gaming market. The shock decision jeopardises gaming's biggest-ever deal and drew a furious response from the companies, which questioned whether Britain remained open to tech firms.
German media giant Axel Springer will establish a dedicated mergers-and-acquisitions team to look at firms specialising in artificial intelligence, CEO Matthias Doepfner said in an internal podcast to employees obtained by Reuters. The M&A competence centre "needs to entirely focus on acquisitions - early-stage acquisitions or later-stage acquisitions in AI companies - that can be, for various reasons, important or attractive for Axel Springer," Doepfner said.
Sudanese authorities loyal to the regular army have declared UN envoy Volker Perthes "persona non grata", accusing him of taking sides in nearly two months of devastating fighting with rival paramilitaries.In a letter to the United Nations last month, Burhan accused the envoy of bias, not respecting "national sovereignty" and exacerbating fighting between the regular army and the RSF. UN chief Antonio Guterres has repeatedly defended Perthes.
Some 11% of Indians are diabetic, a government study found, adding that diabetes, hypertension and obesity are much more common in India than previously estimated. The study of more than 113,000 people also found that around 15% of Indians were pre-diabetic and around 35% have hypertension. It was conducted between October 2008 and December 2020 across 31 Indian states and territories.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed former Wall Street executive Hafize Gaye Erkan as central bank governor on Friday, signalling a possible shift from his unconventional policies to fight soaring inflation.Erdogan in the past sacked central bank governors after disagreements over interest rate policy, in a move that unsettled investors.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will make a state visit to China next week, Beijing said Friday, after China expressed readiness to help facilitate Israeli-Palestinian peace talks."At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, president of the state of Palestine Mahmud Abbas will pay a state visit to China from June 13 to 16," foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Friday.
The restaurant chain found itself on the growing list of companies targeted by conservative cancel culture.
Alina Habba's furious response on Fox News to the indictment of the former president went spectacularly awry.
China said Friday a former deputy governor of its central bank has been found guilty of corruption, becoming the latest high-ranking official to face punishment in President Xi Jinping's years-long graft crackdown.Xi, who broke longstanding political precedent to seal a third term as China's leader last year, has made tackling corruption a centrepiece of his decade-long rule.
India's SpiceJet will add 10 Boeing 737 aircraft to its fleet between September and October to cater to the growing passenger traffic, the low-cost carrier said on Friday. The planes will include five 737 Max aircraft, the Gurugram-based airline said, without disclosing the list price. As of June 2023, its fleet comprised 91 aircraft, according to the SpiceJet website.