‘Drunk’ woman is mauled by a lion and nearly has her hand ripped off at Russian zoo

‘Drunk’ woman is mauled by a lion and nearly has her hand ripped off after climbing over safety barrier at Russian zoo The woman was mauled by a lion in a zoo in Ussuriysk, near the Chinese border The ‘intoxicated’ woman survived but almost lost her hand, reports said  By Will Stewart for MailOnline Published: 16:58 … Read more

Aid to Ukraine: Michael McCaul says some members don’t understand what’s at stake in Ukraine

Washington CNN — The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Sunday sought to quell speculation that the new GOP majority would be less likely to fund aid to Ukraine in its war against Russia, despite having suggested that some members of his party might need to be convinced of the need to … Read more

U.S. Lawmaker Backs Sending Abrams Tanks To Ukraine To Break Deadlock With Germany And ‘Unleash’ Leopards

Germany came under renewed criticism from European countries on January 22 for its opposition to sending Leopard tanks to Ukraine unless the United States also sends M1 Abrams tanks, but a Leading US lawmaker has said he supports sending even a token number of M1 Abrams main battle tanks to break the deadlock. Polish Prime … Read more

Scholz upbeat about trade truce with US in ‘first quarter of this year’ – POLITICO

PARIS – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Sunday expressed optimism that the EU and the United States could conclude a trade truce in the coming months to prevent discrimination against European companies due to US grants. Speaking at a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron following a joint Franco-German cabinet meeting in Paris, Scholz … Read more

Joe Biden’s China And Russia Nightmare Could Be About To Come True For The U.S. Dollar

The U.S. dollar’s position as the world’s currency of choice could be on the verge of unprecedented pressure from the twin challenges of China and Russia, an influential Credit Suisse analyst has warned. Subscribe Now to Forbes CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and successfully navigate the latest bitcoin and crypto market crash Cryptocurrency-inspired technological advancements in … Read more

US officials advise Ukraine to wait on offensive, sixth known American killed in Ukraine war

Senior U.S. officials are advising Ukraine to hold off on launching a major offensive against Russian forces until the last supply of U.S. weapons is in place and training has been conducted, a senior official said. Biden administration official. Key points: US officials said a defeat at Bakhmut would not result in any strategic change … Read more

US designates Russian Wagner mercenary force a crime organisation | Conflict News

The United States has designated the Russian mercenary group Wagner as a “transnational criminal organization”, pressuring the private military which has recruited tens of thousands of Russian prisoners to fight in Ukraine. White House national security spokesman John Kirby said on Friday that Wagner, controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a businessman close to Russian President Vladimir … Read more

US pilot shot down four Soviet MiGs in 30 minutes — and kept in a secret for 50 years

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Royce Williams was a real “Top Gun” 10 years before Tom Cruise was born. On a cold November day in 1952, Williams shot down four Soviet fighter planes – and became a legend no one would hear about for over 50 years. The former naval aviator, now 97, was awarded … Read more

United States to impose new sanctions against Russia’s Wagner private military group

The United States will impose additional sanctions on the Russian private military company, the Wagner Group, which US officials say helped the Russian military in the war in Ukraine. Key points: Mr Kirby said Wagner was a criminal organization committing widespread atrocities and human rights abuses He said Mr Putin was increasingly looking to Wagner … Read more