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France’s Victor Wembanyama is named NBA Rookie of the Year 2024

San Antonio Spurs star Victor Wembanyama won the 2024 NBA Rookie of the Year award, the league announced Monday. This is the first time that a Frenchman has received the honor. Issued on: 07/05/2024 – 01:52 2 minutes San Antonio Spurs star Victor Wembanyama won the 2024 NBA Rookie of the Year award, the league […]

‘Gaviscon Firemen’ Sunak and Zelensky to extinguish flames of war

CHEQUERS, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE – Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will make a joint cameo appearance in the next Gaviscon TV advert, drawing comparisons to the iconic Gaviscon firefighters. The uncanny resemblance between the two leaders and classic Gaviscon characters has sparked a flurry of social media speculation and anticipation for their TV […]

Husband of American woman reported missing in Spain arrested in Florida

The husband of Ana Maria Knezevich Henao, a woman reported missing in February while in Spain, has been arrested in Florida, the FBI confirmed Monday. David Knezevich, 36, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is in federal custody for his alleged involvement in the kidnapping of his wife on or about Feb. 2, 2024, according to FBI […]

Russia warns that Ukraine’s F-16s will be treated as nuclear threats

The Russian government is warning Ukraine that Kiev’s new fleet of F-16 fighter jets will be treated as a “nuclear-capable” threat. The Ukrainian military said last week that it would begin deploying the US planes from Monday. Ukrainian Air Force spokesperson Ilya Yevlash said the planes would be ready for combat after Orthodox Easter, which […]

Hamas accepts ceasefire in Gaza; Israel says it will continue talks, but carries out attacks in Rafah | National news

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas announced Monday it accepted a proposal for an Egyptian-Qatari ceasefire, but Israel said the deal did not meet its “core demands” and that it pressed ahead with an attack on the city of Rafah in the south of Gaza. Still, Israel said it would continue negotiations. The high-stakes diplomatic moves and […]

The Swedish social model is on its last legs

In a retirement home in Broby (Sweden), February 1, 2023 SERGEI GAPON / AFP The municipal employees’ union, which had called a strike for April 18, eventually withdrew it 24 hours before the strike was due to start. As for the nurses, they kept up the pressure for a few more days and threatened to […]

Met Gala 2024: Celebrities at Maison Margiela

The 2024 Met Gala is off to a buzzy start and this year everyone is gorgeous at Maison Margiela. One of the first to arrive was English actor Gwendoline Christie, in Maison Margiela’s signature hair from Paris Couture Week 2024. Before we knew it, Puerto Rican musician Bad Bunny arrived in a beautiful ode to […]

Arkansas women’s basketball sign Finland forward

Arkansas women’s basketball coach Mike Neighbors and his staff added the signature of Finland forward Pinja Paananen on Monday. Paananen, 6-1, played in 19 games on the 16-under, 18-under and 20-under Finland national teams that included two Nordic Championship gold medals in 2021 and 2023. She was a regular starter last season for Forssan Alku […]

Pannun murder plot: Czech court halts steps to extradite Gupta to US | India News

The Czech Republic’s highest court has suspended lower court decisions allowing the extradition of Indian national Nikhil Gupta – who has been charged by the United States on murder plot charges Khalistan separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun — pointing out that there would be no significant harm to the public interest if this action were postponed, […]

US soldier who went to Russia arrested for ‘misconduct’

A US soldier was arrested in eastern Russia on “charges of criminal misconduct”, the US military said on Monday, a potential new flashpoint in relations between the countries already at a low point since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. The soldier, who was not identified, was detained by Russian authorities in Vladivostok on […]

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