Republican senators turn on Trump over his attack on the Constitution: ‘He’s going from MAGA to RINO’

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Republican senators sought to distance themselves from former President Donald Trump’s comments calling for laws to be ended so he could be reinstated as president. Over the weekend, Mr. Trump made … Read more

Indonesia bans sex outside marriage as parliament passes sweeping new penal code

Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a sweeping new penal code that criminalizes sex outside marriage, part of a series of changes that critics say threaten human rights and freedoms in the Southeast Asian country. The new code, which also applies to foreign residents and tourists, prohibits premarital cohabitation, apostasy and provides for penalties for insulting … Read more

Athena Strand – latest updates: Instagram posts from suspect Tanner Horner emerge as motive for kidnapping and murder unclear

Sign up for our Evening Headlines email for your daily guide to the latest news Sign up for our free US Evening Headlines email The devastated grandfather of slain seven-year-old Athena Strand has said he forgives the “psycho” FedEx driver accused of kidnapping and killing her, but also wishes he could spend “5 minutes alone … Read more

What we know about a drone strike, the Kremlin says, killed three people at a Russian air base

Three servicemen have been killed in drone strikes against two Russian air bases hundreds of kilometers from the front lines in Ukraine, Russian authorities said on Monday. What happened? In detailing the attacks on the air bases, the Russian Defense Ministry said it had shot down two Ukrainian drones. The ministry also stated that three … Read more

Satellite images appear to show damage at the Russian air base

Members of the public pray at Kiev Pechersk Lavra in Kiev on December 4. (Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images) Several regions of Ukraine have reported cuts in power and water supplies in freezing temperatures after about 70 Russian missiles were fired at targets across the country. The Ukrainian Air Force said the vast majority of the … Read more

Attacks on Saratov and Ryazan air bases put new Ukrainian drone program in the spotlight

CNN — Explosions at two Russian air bases on Monday drew attention to Ukraine’s efforts to develop longer-range combat drones. The Russian defense ministry says the attacks were carried out by Ukrainian drones, which it says were shot down by Russian air defenses. Images – both satellite images and photographs – indicate some damage to … Read more

Wuhan scientist claims Covid was a man-made virus

A scientist working closely with a laboratory in Wuhan claimed Covid was genetically engineered and leaked from the facility. Dr. Andrew Huff, former vice president of EcoHealth Alliance, claims to have had a ringside seat in what he calls one of the greatest cover-ups in history and the “biggest failure of U.S. intelligence since 9/11.” … Read more

Ex-Twitter MD Parminder Singh forgets to pay taxi at Delhi airport; the driver’s reaction wins the hearts of netizens: The Tribune India

IANS New Delhi, Dec. 5 Former Twitter-Asia Managing Director (MD), Parminder Singh, has revealed that a “gentle” taxi driver refused to take payment after Singh “walked away” without paying him at the airport. The soft spoken taxi driver dropped us off at Delhi airport. We walked out without paying. Desperately called to ask how … Read more

Russia claims that Kiev hit its air bases and fired more missiles

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian drones hit two air bases deep inside Russian territory, the Kremlin said Monday, shortly before Russian forces unleashed a massive rocket fire in Ukraine that hit homes and buildings and killed civilians. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation of the nine-month war as it hit an airfield … Read more