Ukraine: Pentagon admits sending previously undisclosed HARMs

CNN — The Pentagon announced Monday that the US has sent anti-radar missiles to Ukrainian aircraft to target Russian radar systems, marking the first time the Defense Department has acknowledged sending the previously undisclosed missile to Ukraine. Colin Kahl, the defense secretary for policy, said at a news conference that the US had sent “a … Read more

Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne stuns world during Commonwealth Games closing ceremony

Legendary Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne brought down the curtain in spectacular style for the Commonwealth Games on Monday, as dominant Australia once again celebrated finishing at the top of the medal list. Athletes flocked to Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium for a closing party that also featured UB40, Dexys and a tribute to Peaky Blinders, the … Read more

Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Researchers seek thousands of volunteers in the US and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease 20 years from now — hoping to better combat the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem with cases increasing and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat. While a vaccine for … Read more

Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia vs India hockey final, Kookaburras win gold in carnage

It was pure, cold-blooded murder – everything you’d expect from a team of champions. It is only a penalty loss to Belgium at the Tokyo Olympics in last year’s gold medal match that ensures the Kookaburras are not in the same conversation as the Australian women’s cricket team as our biggest national teams currently going … Read more

Head of German public broadcaster resigns over ‘spending orgies’ including ‘£550,000 office refurbishment’

The head of the German BBC equivalent has been forced to resign after she was accused of using public funds to fund her lavish tastes, including a bespoke office renovation fitted with massage chairs. Patricia Schlesinger, a veteran journalist, resigned from her role as head of ARD – the German equivalent of the BBC – … Read more

Ukrainians claim further Russian ground attacks in Donetsk. to have declined

Ukraine accused Russian troops on Sunday of launching missiles at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant. It was the second time in as many days that the plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, had been hit. Ukraine and Russia have traded the blame for both attacks. According to Energoatom, Ukraine’s state-run nuclear power company, … Read more

Birmingham’s hosting capacity shines at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – Birmingham has proven its ability to host major sporting events, including the Olympics, the chief executive of this year’s Commonwealth Games said Monday. However, Ian Reid said the city would be best placed to host a global event such as the Olympics alongside other cities in Britain as part of a … Read more

Opinion: Repurposing LNG infrastructure for hydrogen export is not realistic

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take a walk during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit at Elmau Castle in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on June 27.Kerstin Joensson/AFP/Getty Images Johann Whitmoresenior researcher, chair in Energy Sector Management, HEC Montréal, en Paul MartinChemical Engineer and Process Development Expert, co-founder … Read more

Amnesty regrets ‘distress’ caused by report on Ukrainian army, but stands by findings

CNN — Amnesty International said it “deeply regrets the distress and anger” caused by a report the group published on the combat tactics of the Ukrainian army, but added it “completely” supports the findings, which concluded that these tactics were contrary to international humanitarian law. The human rights watchdog released a press release last week … Read more

Queen ignores Meghan Markle and doesn’t wish her happy birthday publicly

Normally, the royal family is predictable through and through. They do the same things, eat the same things and appear in the same places like a Swiss-made precision timepiece. Summers are long weeks in Scotland, the Queen is usually out shopping at her estate in Sandringham from December to February 6 (the Christmas decorations stay … Read more