Moscow wants to take full control over southern Ukraine, a Russian general said

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Moscow wants to take full control over southern Ukraine, a Russian general said on Friday, a statement Ukraine said gave the lie to Russia's previous assertions that it had no territorial ambitions. Rustam Minnekayev, deputy commander of Russia's central military district, was quoted by Russian state news agencies as saying full control over southern Ukraine would give it access to a breakaway, Russian-occupied part of Moldova in the west. That would cut off Ukraine's entire coastline and mean pushing hundreds of miles west beyond current lines, past the major Ukrainian cities of Mykolaiv and Odesa. Moscow says it is conducting a "special military operation" to demilitarise Ukraine and liberate its population from people it calls dangerous nationalists. Ukraine and its Western allies call Russia's invasion an unjustified war of aggression."They stopped hiding it," Ukraine's defence ministry said on Twitter. Russia had "

Russian forces invaded Ukraine in a massed assault by land, sea and air

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Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Thursday in a massed assault by land, sea and air, the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two. Missiles rained down. Ukraine reported columns of troops pouring across its borders from Russia and Belarus and landing on the coast from the Black and Azov seas. (Don't Miss: Ukraine's turbulent history since independence in 1991) Ukrainian troops fought Russian forces along practically the entire border, and fierce fighting was taking place in the regions of Sumy, Kharkiv, Kherson, Odessa and at a military airport near Kyiv, an adviser to the presidential office said.Explosions were heard before dawn and throughout the morning in the capital Kyiv, a city of 3 million people. Gunfire rattled, sirens blared, and the highway out of the city choked with traffic as residents fled.

Nineteen people were killed, including nine children, and dozens were injured when a fire ripped through a 19-floor building in The Bronx

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Nineteen people were killed, including nine children, and dozens were injured when a fire ripped through a 19-floor building in The Bronx borough of New York City on Sunday, city officials said. New York City Mayor Eric Adams, just over a week into the job, confirmed 19 people had died from the blaze that broke out around 11 a.m. in the imposing brown-brick building which provided affordable housingunits.Earlier on Sunday, officials said 32 people had been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and some 60 people were injured in total. "It's a tragedy beyond measure," Adams wrote on Twitter. 

A Georgia judge sentenced Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan to life in prison

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A Georgia judge sentenced Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan to life in prison on Friday for what he called the "chilling" 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man running through their mostly white neighborhood in the southern U.S. state. The McMichaels, a father and son, will now spend the rest of their lives in prison but Judge Timothy Walmsley ruled that Bryan could seek parole after 30 years in prison, the minimum sentence allowed for murder under state law. Walmsley said at the hearing in Glynn County Court in Brunswick that he gave the McMichaels the harshest sentence 

President Joe Biden accused his predecessor Donald Trump of posing a continuing threat to American democracy

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President Joe Biden on Thursday accused his predecessor Donald Trump of posing a continuing threat to American democracy in a speech on the anniversary of the deadly U.S. Capitol attack by Trump supporters who tried to overturn his 2020 election defeat. Speaking at the white-domed building that was the scene of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot, Biden warned that Trump's false claims that the election was stolen from him through widespread voting fraud could unravel the rule of law and undermine future elections."We must be absolutely clear about what is true and what is a lie. Here's the truth: A former president of the 

French regulators have fined Google and Facebook 237 million dollars

French regulators have fined Google and Facebook 237 million dollars for their use of 'cookies', the data used to track users online, as reported on Thursday by the National Commission for Informatics and Freedoms (CNIL, for their acronym in French), of the European country. Google's fine, 

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Apple Inc's stock market value peaked for a second day above a $3 trillion

Apple Inc's stock market value peaked on Tuesday for a second day above a $3 trillion, but the iPhone maker's shares again failed hold that gain by the session's end. Apple shares ended down 1.3% at $179.70, leaving its market capitalization at $2.95 trillion.On Monday, Apple's stock market value rose briefly above $3 trillion for the first 

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Former President Trump’s eldest son and daughter have refused to comply with subpoenas issued by the New York State attorney general’s office as it conducts a civil investigation into the way the family real estate business valued its holdings.“A dispute has arisen between the OAG and the Individual Trump Parties regarding the Subpoenas,” 

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday announced that members and staff are required to wear masks in the House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic. Members will be allowed to remove their masks to speak in the House when 

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J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection with plans to permanently close

J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale, making it the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to crumble as prolonged store closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic 

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Ford Motor Co. said it would tap debt markets to shore up its cash reserves as the coronavirus

Ford Motor Co. said on Friday it would tap debt markets to shore up its cash reserves as the coronavirus outbreak pummeled vehicles sales and halted production, resulting in an estimated loss of about $2 billion for the first quarter. The Dearborn, Michigan-based 

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愤怒的另一个夜晚使美国许多城市的商店遭到抢劫,汽车闷烧,宵禁未能平息暴力,取代了白天的和平示威活动

明尼阿波利斯-另一个愤怒的夜晚在周日使许多美国城市的商店被抢劫,汽车闷烧,宵禁未能平息暴力,这代替了和平的白天示威活动,一名黑人在视频中喘着粗气喘着粗气,白天白人明尼阿波利斯警察跪了下来,示威者死亡。在他的脖子上。在盐湖城,一名男子用弓

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人脑只能承受这么多。 Mikaela Shiffrin说,它是为生存而建造的

今年对运动员来说是艰难的一年,但没有比奥运会冠军滑雪运动员米卡埃拉·谢夫林(Mikaela Shiffrin)难过的日子了.2月初,她的父亲杰夫(Jeff)在家里出了车祸后意外去世,享年65岁。得知这一消息后,这位两次获得金牌的人从欧洲飞回科罗拉多,与母亲艾琳

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克里斯西法庭将捐赠20万美元以帮助支付抗议者的赎金

随着全国各地许多人继续抗议警察的暴行和乔治·弗洛伊德(George Floyd)的死,克里斯西·泰根(Chrissy Teigen)正在寻找一种方法来帮助那些被捕的人。克里斯西的法院明星星期六在Twitter上分享了她将捐赠20万美元以帮助支付抗议者的救助款。在决定加倍捐款

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