This flower girl was not happy with her basket
This flower girl was not happy with her basket
Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, swapped Thursday for WNBA star Brittney Griner, is widely known abroad as the “Merchant of Death” who fueled some of the world’s worst conflicts. In Russia, however, he's seen as a swashbuckling businessman who was unjustly imprisoned after an overly aggressive U.S. sting operation. The 2005 Nicolas Cage movie, “Lord of War” was loosely based on Bout, a former Soviet air force officer who gained fame supposedly by supplying weapons for civil wars in South America, the Middle East and Africa.
Paul Whelan's brother said the White House informed him about Griner’s release on Wednesday.
A row has erupted between Transport for London and local councils after the transport body warned it could install cameras to enforce the Ultra-low emissions zone (Ulez) on local roads without council consent.
The EU Health Commissioner will on Friday propose extending the deadline for companies to comply with a new law regulating medical devices, she told Reuters on Thursday as doctors warn the legislation is causing shortages of lifesaving equipment. Stella Kyriakides told Reuters that challenges in implementing the law were threatening supplies of critical devices, such as catheters used for surgeries on newborns with heart conditions. "This is why, to mitigate any short-term risks, we will tomorrow announce an extension of the transition period to mitigate any risk of shortages."
Russia has released the American basketball star Brittney Griner in a prisoner swap for the notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout.
“The Cold War never ended”, Angela Merkel has said as she admitted she should have spent more money on Germany’s military while chancellor.
See exclusive clip of Jonathan Bennett and George Krissa in Hallmark's first holiday movie with a leading gay couple.
Kilkeel sailing star Erin McIlwaine is hoping to know the Portuguese coastline like the back of her hand as she sets her sights on the European Championships.
The government has announced the first deep coal mine in 30 years will go ahead in Whitehaven.
The deputy was in a marked patrol vehicle, officials say.
Casey's was mixed on estimates while Ollie's Bargain Outlet missed results, and Costco is up on Thursday.
Sen. Chuck Schumer was unanimously elected Thursday for another term as Senate Democratic leader, helming a bolstered 51-seat majority for a new era of divided government in Congress. Senate Democrats met behind closed doors at the Capitol to choose their leadership team for the new Congress that begins in January. As Senate majority leader, Schumer has proven to be a surprisingly steady, if frenzied, force amid one of the more consequential sessions of Congress.
The Illinois officer is also accused of assaulting the worker who tried to stop him.
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It’s not a particularly cheery thought that, on average, us Britons put on up to a kilo over the festive period, a weight gain that tends to persist despite our New Year’s resolutions. But an encouraging piece of research from the Loughborough University Centre for Lifestyle Medicine and Behaviour, found that a few simple interventions can minimise our holiday weight gain.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 225 points Thursday after jobless claims data. Tesla stock neared its 2022 lows.
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Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group is investing £600m on a new headquarters in Coventry after buying the city’s Coventry Building Society (CBS) Arena.
A baby was born on a charity rescue boat in the central Mediterranean and flown to Sicily while more than 500 other migrants remain at sea waiting to reach Europe, NGO groups said on Thursday. The growing number of migrants stranded at sea risks leading to a new confrontation with Italy's right-wing government, in a replay of last month's drama also involving France. The baby, named Ali, was delivered on Wednesday and airlifted overnight to the Italian island along with the mother and three siblings, the Doctors without Borders (MSF) group said.
The Ford Foundation, Fundación Avina, Humanity United, and Open Society Foundations announced today that they have joined the Biden-Harris Administration's Multilateral Partnership for Organizing, Worker Empowerment, and Rights (M-POWER) initiative, a historic effort to catalyze and align governments, philanthropy, worker organizations, and civil society to strengthen freedom of association and collective bargaining across the globe to prioritize workers' rights as core to democracy. The U.S. go