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"
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"
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"
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"
Colour is a silent force that influences our daily lives more than we may realise. When it comes to the workplace, the strategic use of colours can play a pivotal role in boosting employees’ productivity, health, and overall happiness. Numerous studies have delved into the profound impact of colour on our well-being. Therefore, delving into the transformative power of colour in creating a work environment that stimulates creativity and productivity while enhancing the quality of…"Tips for designing a productive workspace with the perfect colour palette"
A new omicron subvariant dubbed HV.1 has rapidly emerged as the dominant COVID-19 strain in the United States, now causing an estimated 30% of cases. Its sudden predominance spotlights how the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues mutating into concerning new variants. However, HV.1 so far shows similar contagiousness and symptoms as recent COVID-19 variants based on early analysis. Still, experts closely monitor all new offshoots as the virus remains unpredictable amid low booster uptake nationwide. HV.1 Descended…"Newly Dominant HV.1 COVID Variant Brings Familiar Yet Concerning Symptoms"
A celebrated Palestinian poet and essayist who founded the Gaza Strip’s first English-language library disappeared on Sunday after he was stopped by the Israeli military as his family was fleeing to southern Gaza, relatives said. The free speech organization PEN America said on Monday that the poet, Mosab Abu Toha, had been detained by Israel and expressed concern. The Israeli military did not respond to questions about whether he had been detained. Mr. Abu Toha,…"Mosab Abu Toha, Noted Palestinian Poet, Disappears in Gaza, Family Says"