US puts sanctions on 4 Ukrainian officials for helping Russia

D.C. 01/21/22, 04:18

The U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned some Ukrainian officials, claiming they helped Russia set the pretext for its further invasion of Ukraine. According to the Associated Press, the United States implemented the new sanctions on Thursday, January 20. The sanctions name two current parliament members of Ukraine, including Taras Kozak and Oleh ...

Djokovic holds majority stake in Danish drugmaker developing Covid pill

News 01/21/22, 03:39

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, who was deported from Australia for his unvaccinated status, reportedly holds a significant stake in a drug manufacturer developing Covid pills in Denmark. Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, have invested in QuantBioRes A/S and are holding an 80% stake in the Copenhagen–based company, which is experimenting with ...

Tonga tsunami update: damages, casualties and communication

Australia & Oceania 01/19/22, 20:43

The underwater volcanic explosion near the Tonga Islands on Jan. 15 generated a tsunami that cut off phone and Internet connection, thus isolating the Pacific island from the rest of the world and causing serious damage to the capital Nuku'alofa. Satellite photographs display the smoke and ash in the air for ...

Global air travel chaos due to 5G activation near US airports

Tech 01/19/22, 15:54

The activation of 5G mobile technology deployed in the United States is causing scheduling chaos for airlines in many countries, forced to cancel or reschedule dozens of flights due to the technical restrictions involved.  The new regulations affect companies in Emirates, Korea, Japan, Germany, India, and Singapore at least, in what ...

Bitcoin falls 30% from record high to below $42,000

U.S. 01/19/22, 02:54

Bitcoin continued to drop on Tuesday, Jan. 18, extending its slide after hitting a record high in November 2021. Data from CoinDesk shows that the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value fell more than 1% in morning trading, hovering around the $41,500 level.  According to Fox Business, Bitcoin hit an all-time high ...

Russia now plans to invade all of Ukraine, say US and British top officials

World 01/19/22, 00:18

Senior officials from the U.S. State Department and the British Ministry of Defense claim that Russia may be planning an invasion of all of Ukraine and not just the troubled Donbas region as initially believed. Speaking anonymously to the media, a senior State Department official said that Putin might be planning ...

NATO announces measures to respond to attacks in space

Space 01/18/22, 15:46

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) published on Monday, January 17, a series of measures defining its "general space policy," intended to protect its members from possible space attacks, citing specific threats that could lead to major catastrophes. The document officially published by the NATO allies indicates that their collective defense ...