Kremlin scolds United States over attempts to recruit Russian embassy staff

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a joint news conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow, Russia February 18, 2022. Sputnik/Sergey Guneev/Kremlin via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Monday that reported attempts by the US FBI … Read more

Eurovision organisers release statement after voting scandal

Eurovision has been rocked by scandal for the second year running, with organisers revealing they have uncovered “irregular voting patterns”. Eurovision Song Contest organisers have released a statement about “irregular voting patterns” involving six countries. Sunday’s grand final in Turin, Italy saw Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra take home the crown for 2022, after securing an overwhelming … Read more

Blake Ferguson, Curtis Scott, where are they playing, Thirlmere Roosters, what money are they earning

Ex-NRL star Blake Ferguson will make his rugby league return with the same country club that has signed Raiders discard Curtis Scott. Eight members of the Thirlmere Roosters Old Boys network handed back their memberships in protest at the club’s decision to sign Scott, according to The Daily Telegraph. Scott is due to face court … Read more

Sheffield Shield 2022: Sam Rainbird rewrites history books, Tasmania vs Queensland score, cricket news

Tasmanian paceman Sam Rainbird has rewritten the history books, demolishing Queensland’s batting attack in the Sheffield Shield. Sam Rainbird, take a bow. The Tasmanian paceman has rewritten the history books, claiming remarkable figures of 8/21 on day one of the Sheffield Shield clash against Queensland in Hobart. Rainbird now boasts the best figures for a … Read more

Russia combat power declines in Ukraine as war takes toll, U.S. official says

A Ukrainian soldier directs a Russian tank that Ukrainians captured after fighting with Russian troops, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, outside Brovary, near Kyiv, Ukraine, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s combat power in Ukraine has declined below 90 … Read more

Speedo axes Evgeny Rylov for attending pro-Ukraine war rally Vladimir Putin support

A two-time Olympic gold medallist is on the outer after appearing at a star-studded rally supporting Putin and the invasion of Ukraine. Speedo has ended its association with Russian Olympic gold medallist Evgeny Rylov after he attended a rally in support of the invasion of Ukraine. Rylov was one of several athletes to appear at … Read more

To counter China influence, U.S. names envoy to lead Pacific Island talks

US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun arrives at a meeting with the media in Bangkok, Thailand December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday named former senior diplomat Joseph Yun to lead languishing talks with three … Read more

Riyadh gets U.S. military help as Washington seeks better ties

RIYADH, March 22 (Reuters) – The United States has stepped up its military support for Saudi Arabia over the past few months following missile strikes on the kingdom by the Yemeni Houthi group, Western diplomats said, an indication that Washington is trying to mend its strained ties with traditional Gulf allies. The desire for improved … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Chinese regulators ask some U.S.-listed firms to prepare for audit disclosures – sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING, March 22 (Reuters) – Chinese regulators have asked some of the country’s US-listed firms, including Alibaba, Baidu and JD.com, to prepare for more audit disclosures, sources said, as Beijing steps up efforts to ensure domestic companies remain listed in New York. This comes as China’s regulators are considering a proposal to allow their … Read more

White House warns U.S. companies about ‘preparatory’ Russian hacking -senior official

A general view of the White House in Washington, US, October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Al Drago/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 21 (Reuters) – Senior White House cybersecurity official Anne Neuberger said on Monday that important US companies that provide critical infrastructure should improve their cyber defensive posture because of … Read more