US envoy: Russia intends to dissolve Ukraine from world map

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday there should be no doubt that Russia intends to dismantle Ukraine “and dissolve it entirely from the map of the world”. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the UN Security Council that the United States saw growing signs that Russia was preparing the ground … Read more

Kellyanne Conway advises Trump to wait ‘right after midterms’ if he announces White House candidacy

Former President Donald Trump is “hamstringing” to announce his third presidential bid, his former adviser and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway has said. But she advised him to wait. “My advice to the president privately is my advice to him publicly, which is, ‘If you want to announce, wait until after midterms,’” she told CBS News’ … Read more

Prison attack that killed Ukrainian prisoners of war a war crime, says Zelenskiy, amid calls for a UN investigation | Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskiy has denounced as a war crime the attack on a prison that killed dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in Russian-occupied Donetsk, with both sides blaming each other for the deaths. In an address Friday evening, the Ukrainian president said that more than 50 people died in the The assault is Olenivkacalling it … Read more

If you’re at high risk, don’t wait for updated COVID vaccines, experts say

CHICAGO, July 29 (Reuters) – People at high risk of severe illness who have not yet received a second COVID-19 booster should not wait for next-generation vaccines targeting Omicron due in the fall, five said vaccine experts at Reuters. In many countries, including the United States, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the virus is thriving, … Read more

Will Smith Addresses Oscars Slap and Apologizes to Chris Rock in New Video

ANGELS — Will Smith has apologized to Chris Rock for slapping the comedian at the Oscars earlier this year, addressing the incident in a new video posted on social media. “It’s been a minute…” says the text at the start of the video. “Over the past few months, I’ve done a lot of self-reflection and … Read more