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

Stock Market Today: Dow Slides and Oil Spikes as Putin Order Troops Into Ukraine

Stock Market Today: Dow Slides and Oil Spikes as Putin Order Troops Into Ukraine

Text size Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized two separatist regions of Ukraine as independent. Mikhail Klimentyev / Sputnik / AFP via Getty Images The S&P 500 closed out Tuesday in correction territory, sinking on Russia’s decision to move troops into eastern Ukraine and the global sanctions imposed for the aggression. The S&P 500 … 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

Potential for fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose is being ‘very carefully monitored in real time,’ Fauci says

Potential for fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose is being ‘very carefully monitored in real time,’ Fauci says

CNN – As the world approaches the second anniversary of the declaration of the Covid-19 pandemic by the World Health Organization, on March 11, more nations are rolling out – or are discussing the possibility of – fourth doses of coronavirus vaccine for their most vulnerable. In the United States, leading public health officials say … Read more

Gus Kenworthy: From pop-culture celebrity to Beijing 2022, Winter Olympian is looking to leave his final mark on skiing

CNN – Winter sports star Gus Kenworthy has a lot to thank his mom for. Her hometown di lei is Chelmsford, Essex in southeast England, and also where he was born and the reason why he is able to compete in his third Winter Olympics. Kenworthy won a slopestyle silver medal for the USA at … Read more

San Francisco School Board recall election was partially funded by billionaires

San Francisco School Board recall election was partially funded by billionaires

Washington CNN – The more than $ 1.9 million effort that ousted three San Francisco School Board members from their positions Tuesday was funded in large part by Silicon Valley-area billionaires, records show. According to publicly available information, the recall effort’s three biggest donors were “Neighbors for a Better San Francisco Advocacy,” a political action … Read more

Nick Kristof cannot run for governor in Oregon, state Supreme Court says

Nick Kristof cannot run for governor in Oregon, state Supreme Court says

Washington, DC CNN – The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday said Nick Kristof cannot run for governor because he does not meet residency requirements in the state, a decision that the former New York Times journalist said he would not challenge. The Oregon Secretary of State last month ruled that Kristof was ineligible to run … Read more

COVID-19 truck blockade in Canada shuts down Ford plant

COVID-19 truck blockade in Canada shuts down Ford plant

TORONTO (AP) – A blockade of the bridge between Canada and Detroit by protesters demanding an end to Canada’s COVID-19 restrictions forced the shutdown Wednesday of a Ford plant and began to have broader implications for the North American auto industry. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, meanwhile, stood firm against an easing of Canada’s COVID-19 restrictions … Read more