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

How Weston McKennie’s injury will impact the USMNT’s World Cup qualification hopes

Weston McKennie is helped from the pitch during Juventus’ 1-1 draw with Villarreal on Tuesday. EPA / Domenech Castello With the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying roughly a month away, it appears the United States will have to prepare for a Weston McKennie-sized hole in midfield. McKennie, who has been the United States … Read more

Stock futures inch higher after S&P 500 closes in correction

Stock futures inch higher after S&P 500 closes in correction

US stock market futures were modestly higher in overnight trading Tuesday after the S&P 500 closed in correction territory amid escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 85 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.35%, while Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.5%. During regular trading the Dow fell … 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

What the USWNT learned from New Zealand win despite Meikayla Moore’s 3 own goals

When your opponent has a historically bad performance and a player scores an unheard-of three own goals, how do you evaluate a win? That is the question for the United States women’s national team and coach Vlatko Andonovski, who beat New Zealand 5-0 in the SheBelieves Cup on Sunday with the help of Kiwi defender … Read more

Jessie Diggins wins silver in mass start, becomes first non-European medalist

Jessie Diggins broke through the “pain cave” when her body told her to stop and her mind said no. She crossed the finish line in full tilt with nothing left to give at 1: 26: 37.3 to become the first non-European athlete to win a medal in the women’s 30km mass start event. American Bill … 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

More shelling reported in Ukraine as Blinken warns invasion imminent

More shelling reported in Ukraine as Blinken warns invasion imminent

A militant of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic patrols the damaged building of a local school located near the line of separation from the Ukrainian armed forces in the settlement of Molodizhne (Molodezhnoye) in the Luhansk region, Ukraine February 17, 2022. Alexander Ermochenko | Reuters The Ukrainian government and Russian state-controlled media on Friday exchanged … Read more