More hostages and prisoners have been swapped between Israel and Hamas as the pause on fighting nears expiry. Hamas expressed willingness to extend the truce. However, it remains uncertain if the sides will come to an agreement for an eighth day. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for an extension of the truce and wants Israel to put civilian protection plans in place if fighting resumes. A truce between Israel and Hamas entered its…"Hamas open to truce extension as expiry nears"
Four years after its debut, the Tesla Cybertruck has finally reached its first batch of customers. The truck was delivered to about a dozen people during a lavish event at the company’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, at which Elon Musk predicted the truck would usher in a new, more exciting future. The company also provided updated details about the pricing, range, and features for the truck, much of which has changed significantly from the originally…"Tesla Cybertruck is here: electric truck will start at $60,990 and get up to 340 miles of range"
In Ridley Scott’s historical masterpiece “Napoleon,” featuring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular French conqueror, a fabricated scene unfolds as Napoleon commands his soldiers to aim cannons at the pyramids in the deserts of Egypt. Despite being called out by historians for historical inaccuracies, this dramatic portrayal is just one aspect of Scott’s sensational storytelling, reminiscent of his work in “Gladiator,” where Phoenix also played a prominent role. In 1798, the imperial French army,…"Did Napoleon Fail Because of Freezing Weather or His Troops Kept Getting High Everyday?"
Ukraine said Tuesday it believed Russia had poisoned the wife of its military intelligence chief, in an apparent assassination attempt targeting the heart of Kyiv’s leadership. Issued on: 29/11/2023 – 08:01 2 min Marianna Budanova, who is an advisor to Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko, was hospitalised after a prolonged deterioration in her health, the Babel news outlet reported earlier. Ukrainian investigators’ “main hypothesis” is that Russia was involved in the poisoning attempt, Ukrainian military intelligence…"Ukraine accuses Russia of poisoning military intelligence chief’s wife"
“They believe the spider was making its way out – eating its way out of my toe,” a British man claimed after a European cruise. A man celebrating his 35th wedding anniversary with a European cruise ended up needing medical attention, and says he was told it was all due to a spider laying eggs in his toe. Colin Blake, per BBC, said he had to visit the ship’s onboard physician after he experienced swelling…"Man Says Spider Laid Eggs in His Toe on Cruise, Experts Question Doctor’s Report"
L.A. model Salem Mitchell is finding joy in making steamed soy and ginger fish at home for her homies, and always smelling slightly like a Byredo store. (Jennelle Fong and Yasara Gunawardena / For The Times) One thing to know about Salem Mitchell: Even if you just shared a brief encounter with her once on set, she will meet you with warm embrace at the next fashion party — from a Loewe function at the…"Vibe guide: Salem Mitchell on favorite designers, gifts, things to do in L.A."
And it helps explain why Hamas pillages the aid supplied to the Palestinians and turns it to its own purposes. Like the water pipelines for the people of Gaza, funded by the EU at a cost of about €100 million (A$166 million). Hamas boasted in 2021 that it cut them up to make rockets. And it is not a nationalist movement but a fanatical religious one. Its original charter, issued in 1988, stated that “Jihad…"Netanyahu will continue to destroy the monster he helped nurture"
Wine and weed might not be the first combination you think of when it comes to pairings, but it is a duo making an impact on the alcohol and cannabis industries. Weed and wine are surprisingly similar: they contain complex aromatic compounds, unique flavor profiles, and full-bodied effects. These commonalities have opened up new opportunities for these industries and their consumers. Technology has a growing influence on the development of this rising trend, with numerous…"Pairing Wine and Cannabis With Tech"
Derek Chauvin is currently serving a simultaneous 21-year federal sentence for violating Floyd’s civil rights as well as a 22 and a half year-long state sentence for second-degree murder. ADVERTISEMENT Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, has been stabbed by another inmate and seriously injured at a federal prison in the US state of Arizona. The attack happened at the Federal Correctional Institution, Tucson, a medium-security prison that has…"Ex-police officer convicted in George Floyd’s killing stabbed in prison"
On a weekday afternoon at Red Rock Coffee, the cafe known for spotting venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, one is likely to overhear a few conversations in Mandarin. With China reopening its borders this spring following three years of COVID-19 restrictions, managers of U.S. funds in the country have been flocking the Bay Area. While these trips were routine before the pandemic, they have now taken on a fresh purpose. USD-denominated funds in China have…"Fate of US venture capital in China teeters on uncertainty"