Monday , January 24 2022

Ukrainian man fined for ‘liking’ picture

A Ukrainian man has been fined for liking a post calling for the overthrow of his country’s government on a Russian social media network, after Kiev prosecutors charged him with undermining national security. On Sunday, Kiev’s Strana reported that the ruling had been handed down by a court in the …

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Germans need to know that ‘Ukraine exists’ – ambassador

Ukraine isn’t considered a great cultural nation by other countries in Europe, and therefore its interests continue to be ignored, Kiev’s ambassador in Berlin has bemoaned. In a Tuesday interview with Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform, Andrey Melnik claimed his nation’s biggest problem is that it has little cultural status …

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Ukraine gets British anti-tank missiles (VIDEO)

Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Petrenko said the new weapons “will be used exclusively for defense purposes,” to protect troops and civilians against “any actions that could lead to escalation.” Petrenko thanked London for the shipment. Ukrainian media reported that the shipment contained shoulder-fired missile systems known as the NLAW. They …

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WHO says ‘no evidence’ for boosting children & teens

There is currently no evidence that Covid-19 booster shots should be administered to healthy children and adolescents, the WHO’s top scientists said. The organization is still trying to work out the appropriate booster schedule. “The aim is to protect the most vulnerable, to protect those at highest risk of severe …

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Taiwan buys Washington lobbyist for ally

Taiwan spent some $900,000 on a lobbying campaign for its ally Guatemala in a bid to improve the county’s ties with the US. Taiwan has shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars for a lobbying campaign aiming to help Guatemala strengthen relations with the US, weeks after another Central American …

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Tech giant predicts ‘malware’ chaos

Having to sideload apps would pose a security risk to iPhone users, Apple warned as rivals and lawmakers pushed antitrust measures “The bills put consumers in harm’s way because of the real risk of privacy and security breaches,” Apple’s senior director of government affairs Timothy Powderly wrote in the letter …

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Senate meeting interrupted by Final Fantasy porn

A pornographic clip featuring characters from the ‘Final Fantasy’ video game series interrupted a meeting of Italian senators A virtual gathering attended by Italian lawmakers and academics – including a Nobel Prize winner – was briefly interrupted after a troll streamed a pornographic video, one with senator saying she will …

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Multiple flights to US suspended over 5G fears

Airlines that have canceled flights due to 5G concerns include Emirates, Air India, Japan Airlines, and All Nippon Airways Prominent airlines from Japan, India, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have suspended flights to airports across the United States after expressing concern over the deployment of 5G. Emirates, Air India, …

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Tech bros propose replacing women with ‘synthetic wombs’

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia proposed synthetic wombs as a solution to gender inequality Several prominent tech entrepreneurs discussed the possibility of replacing natural birth with synthetic wombs, arguing that such technology would remove the “burden” of pregnancy and allow women to work more. After Tesla …

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