Zelensky Thanks Allies Following German, US Tank Announcements

On Wednesday, January 25, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Western allies for their support, after Germany and the United States announced they would supply modern battle tanks to Ukraine. Earlier on Wednesday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave the green light for the delivery of German-made Leopard II tanks after weeks of pressure from Kyiv and … Read more

Woman Charged After Fatal Shooting of Terminally Ill Husband in Florida Hospital

A 76-year-old woman was arrested and charged with murder after she allegedly shot her terminally ill husband inside an AdventHealth hospital room in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Saturday, January 21, police said. Ellen Gilland, a resident of New Smyrna Beach, was being held in a Volusia County jail and faced one charge of first-degree premeditated … Read more

Ohio Police Bodycam Shows Lead-Up to Woman Being Punched by Officer

Police released bodycam footage of the moments leading up to an officer punching a woman outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Dayton, Ohio. Butler Township Police Department released this footage, filmed on January 16, showing two officers confronting Latinka Hancock in the McDonald’s parking lot, before one officer punches her three times. “She refused to take … Read more

Police Clash with Anti-Government Protesters in Lima

Large crowds of protesters descended on Peru’s capital city of Lima, on January 19, as part of ongoing demonstrations against the current government. This footage, filmed by journalist Bruno Amoretti of El Foco, shows police firing tear gas and other projectiles at protesters outside of the Superior Court of Lima on Thursday. According to local … Read more

US Defense Secretary to Push for German Approval on Tanks for Ukraine

US Sectary of Defense Lloyd J Austin III arrived in Berlin on Wednesday night, January 18, for meetings with German officials as the US seeks to exert pressure on Berlin to approve the transfer of tanks to Ukraine. In a press statement on Wednesday, the US Department of Defense said one of the secretary’s priorities … Read more

President Biden Welcomes NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to White House

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris welcomed the Golden State Warriors basketball team to the White House to honor their 2022 NBA championship on Tuesday, January 17. Harris reflected on her memories as a Golden State Warriors fan and complimented the team for their dedication to the “principles of equity, equality, and justice” … Read more

Mexico’s Obrador Asks Biden to End US ‘Disdain’ for Latin America and the Caribbean During Bilateral Talks

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador asked United States counterpart Joe Biden to end the “abandonment” of and “disdain” for Latin America and the Caribbean, as the two leaders held bilateral talks in Mexico City on Monday, January 9. Seated opposite each other in Mexico’s National Palace, Obrador called on Biden to boost economic engagement … Read more

Man and Dogs Airlifted to Safety After Sailing Vessel Loses Power Near Vancouver Island

A man and his two dogs were airlifted to safety from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on Wednesday, December 28, after the sailing vessel carrying them ran out of power, footage released on December 29 shows. According to an official statement, the US Coast Guard in Seattle “received a report of a sailing vessel which had … Read more

‘We Have Some Real Work to Do’: Southwest CEO Issues Apology For Mass Flight Cancellations

The CEO of Southwest Airlines apologized to customers on Tuesday, December 27, following mass cancellations that left travelers stranded across the United States following the Christmas weekend. US media, citing FlightAware, said as many as 5,400 Southwest flights were canceled on Monday and Tuesday. In a video issued on Tuesday evening, Southwest CEO Bob Jordan … Read more

Two Former Samuel Bankman-Fried Executives Plead Guilty

Caroline Ellison and Gary Wang, former executives of Samuel Bankman-Fried’s crypto-currency firms, have pleaded guilty to fraud charges and are cooperating with prosecutors, according to the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). Bankman-Fried is under investigation for an alleged fraud scheme that contributed to the collapse of crypto-currency company FTX, and … Read more