Key Ukrainian government websites hit by series of cyberattacks

Key Ukrainian government websites hit by series of cyberattacks

CNN – Key Ukrainian government websites were down early Thursday morning local time following a day in which Ukrainian agencies dealt with multiple cyberattacks and as concerns mounted over Russian troop movements into Ukraine’s separatist regions. The websites of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, and those of the ministries of foreign affairs, infrastructure, education and … Read more

Dow futures, Asian markets rebound despite US sanctions on Russia

Dow futures, Asian markets rebound despite US sanctions on Russia

Hong Kong CNN Business – Asian markets and US stock futures staged a modest rebound on Wednesday, hours after the United States announced its first set of sanctions against Russia for what US President Joe Biden termed “the beginning of a Russian invasion” on Ukraine. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (HSI) Index ended up 0.6%, after … Read more

Antarctica seeing more melting due to black carbon pollution from tourism and research, study shows

CNN – There are few places on Earth that humans haven’t mucked up with the waste and pollution that comes from our gas-guzzling cars, the coal-fired electricity we power our homes with and the dust and soot that falls from the wildfires we’ve made worse. Now even Antarctica – the only continent with no permanent … Read more

Putin orders troops into pro-Russian regions of eastern Ukraine

Putin orders troops into pro-Russian regions of eastern Ukraine

Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine CNN – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops into separatist-held parts of eastern Ukraine in what the Kremlin called a “peacekeeping” mission, just hours after he signed decrees recognizing the independence of the Moscow-backed regions. It is unclear if Russian troop movements marked the beginning of an invasion of Ukraine … Read more

Felicity Ace: A cargo ship full of luxury cars is on fire and adrift in the middle of the Atlantic

Felicity Ace: A cargo ship full of luxury cars is on fire and adrift in the middle of the Atlantic

New York CNN Business – An abandoned cargo ship packed with cars is adrift in the Atlantic Ocean, after a rapidly-spreading fire on board forced the crew to escape. The 656 foot-long Felicity Ace roll-on / roll-off car-carrying ship caught fire in the North Atlantic on Wednesday as it carried cargo, including Porsches and Volkswagens, … Read more