China, Russia have cooled to the US aiming for more N. Korea sanctions

China, Russia have cooled to the US aiming for more N. Korea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – North Korea’s test of a large new intercontinental ballistic missile caused the United States to push for tougher UN sanctions on Friday, but China and Russia showed little appetite for tightening restrictions, which they have tried to ease. A day after North Korea’s first long-distance test since 2017, US Ambassador Linda … Read more

Trump is gathering in Georgia a key test of his political relevance

Trump is gathering in Georgia a key test of his political relevance

ATLANTA – Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp looked like he’s in trouble a few months ago. Former President Donald Trump had finally triumphed over former Senator David Perdue, helping him persuade him to run against Kemp in the Republican gubernatorial prime minister, and supporting him as soon as he announced his candidacy in early December. Political … Read more

Nuclear-crushing CERN laboratory sharpens measures against Russia

Nuclear-crushing CERN laboratory sharpens measures against Russia

GENEVA (AP) – The vast European science laboratory, home to the world’s largest nuclear crusher, is taking new steps that will further limit its cooperation with Russian research institutes in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The CERN Council, the governing body of the 23-member Geneva-based laboratory, announced on Friday that its scientists will … Read more

North Korea broadcasts dramatic film-style video of Kim Jong-un overseeing the ICBM launch

North Korea broadcasts dramatic film-style video of Kim Jong-un overseeing the ICBM launch

North Korea’s most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch to date featured a Hollywood-style dramatic film of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and his military officials as they monitored its success. The 15-minute segment was broadcast on state television on Friday afternoon to highlight the importance of the launch for Kim. The stylized action movie-like video … Read more

A totally paralyzed man was able to speak again thanks to a brain implant, a controversial study claims. It says he asked for beer and told his son that he loved him.

A totally paralyzed man was able to speak again thanks to a brain implant, a controversial study claims.  It says he asked for beer and told his son that he loved him.

Researchers said the software in the image can read the neural signals from the man with locked-in syndrome.Wyss Center, Geneva One study claims to describe how a man with locked-in syndrome could talk to his family again. Using a brain implant, the man was able to ask for a beer and tell his son that … Read more

Russian oligarch Herman Gref, a key Putin adviser and CEO of Russia’s largest bank, has been added to the US sanctions list

Russian oligarch Herman Gref, a key Putin adviser and CEO of Russia’s largest bank, has been added to the US sanctions list

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Sberbank President Herman Gref.Mikhail Svetlov / Getty Images Herman Gref is the CEO of Sberbank, Russia’s largest financial company. The U.S. Treasury Department added him to the list of sanctioned individuals Thursday. Gref has been a key adviser to Putin since they began working together in the 1990s. The … Read more