Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful lasers in Ukraine to burn up drones, deploying some of Moscow’s secret weapons to counter a flood of Western arms.Russian PresidentVladimir Putin in 2018 unveiled an intercontinental ballistic missile, underwater nuclear drones, a supersonic weapon and a laser weapon ... “Yes ... Tags ... .
By Brian Chappatta . Bloomberg. Elon Musk spent Wednesday on Twitter, announcing his political switch from Democrat to Republican, trashing ESG and replying to several users of the social-media website he’s agreed to buy ... Read more. Feds investigating Tesla crash that killed 3 in Newport Beach ... Wednesday was no exception ... .
Health authorities in North America and Europe have detected dozens of suspected or confirmed cases of monkeypox since early May, sparking concern the disease endemic in parts of Africa is spreading ... .
The battle that turned Mariupol into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close as Russia said nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who held out inside a pulverized steel plant had surrendered ... Some were taken by the Russians to a former penal colony in territory controlled by Moscow-backed separatists ... Gen ...The U.S ... .
The United Nations has warned that the war in Ukraine has helped to stoke a global food crisis that could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12bn in funding to mitigate its “devastating effects” ... He compared their use to propaganda efforts by Nazi Germany promoting a “wunderwaffe” or “wonder weapon” ... ....
China’s top diplomat again warned the US over its increased support for Taiwan, showing the island democracy remains a major sticking point between the world’s biggest economies as Beijing sent more military aircraft toward the island. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... (Bloomberg). .
Google's Moscow-based subsidiary plans to file for bankruptcy, a company spokesperson said Wednesday, because Russia's seizure of its assets has rendered basic business operations -- including paying its staff --"untenable." ... The company had already paused most of its commercial operations in Russia ... It eventually did remove the app ... 24 invasion ... .