US reacts to ‘desperate’ Putin after accusing US of ‘dictatorship’

Attendees gather near a screen showing Russian President Vladimir Putin delivering a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 17, 2022. Anton Vaganov | Reuters The White House has hit back at Russian President Vladimir Putin after he repeatedly criticized the United States and the Western world in … Read more

Ukrainian military chief says ‘limited’ nuclear war cannot be ruled out

Ukraine’s military chief warned on Wednesday that a ‘limited’ nuclear war between Russia and the West cannot be ignored, a scenario with serious global implications. “There is a direct threat of the use, under certain circumstances, of tactical nuclear weapons by the Russian Armed Forces,” Commander-in-Chief Valeriy Zaluzhnyi wrote in an article published by Ukrinform, … Read more

California Energy Emergency Alert 2 issued for Wednesday

Californians are urged to save energy for the eighth straight day as the state’s grid operator expects continued strain on the energy grid on Wednesday. The California Independent System Operator, or Cal ISO, said the alert will last from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Leer en españolThe state is at risk of power outages after … Read more

Vitamin D won’t protect you from Covid or respiratory infections, studies show

Vitamin D supplementation at either dose “did not reduce the risk of all-cause acute respiratory infections (ARIs), nor the risk or severity of COVID-19 specifically. “said study author Dr. Adrian Martineau, Professor of Respiratory Infection and Immunity at the Institute of Population Health Sciences at Queen Mary University of London via email. A second randomized … Read more

SMUD and PG&E Rotary Tip Information

Californians are urged to conserve energy for the eighth straight day as the state’s grid operator expects more strain on the energy grid and possible rotating outages on Wednesday. Despite record demand on Tuesday, California was able to narrowly avoid rotating blackouts. California’s Office of Emergency Services sent an emergency alert to people’s phones shortly … Read more

Oil settles below $90 as recession fears grow

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sep 7 (Reuters) – Oil prices slumped on Wednesday, falling below levels seen before Russia invaded Ukraine as downbeat Chinese trade data fueled investor worries about recession … Read more