Month: January 2022

Norway killer Breivik tests limits of lenient justice system – Yahoo News

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Convicted mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik spends his days in a spacious three-room cell, playing video games, exercising, watching TV and taking university-level courses in mathematics and business. Halfway through a 21-year sentence and seeking early release, Breivik, 42, is being treated in a way that might seem shocking to people …

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U.N. chief condemns deadly Saudi-led coalition strike in Yemen – Reuters

SAADA/NEW YORK, Yemen, Jan 21 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Friday that reportedly killed at least 60 people in a detention center in the Houthi-held Saada province. A Reuters witness said several people, including African migrants, died in the attack. Guterres’ spokesman, Stephane …

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Nestle withdraws Hindu KitKat range in India over accusations of disrespect – The Guardian

Nestle has withdrawn a special range of KitKats in India which featured images of sacred Hindu deities on the wrapper, after accusations of hurting religious sentiments. The limited range of the well-known chocolate bar had been launched as part of the global “KitKat travel breaks” range, where photos of artwork by local artisans were printed …

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La Palma residents scale volcanic ash mountains to return home – Reuters

LAS MANCHAS, Spain, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Eighty-year-old Sabino Leal Jeronimo returned to his home on Spain’s Canary Island of La Palma for the first time in four months on Friday after a volcanic eruption forced him to flee. Lava streams may no longer threaten to burn down his house in the hilly town of …

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How, and Why, Boris Johnson Could Lose His Job as U.K. Prime Minister – The New York Times

LONDON — One of his lawmakers calls him a “dead man walking.” Another, once a cabinet colleague, told him: “In the name of God, go.” And one has even switched sides to the main opposition party. Two years ago, Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the Conservative Party to its biggest election victory in decades. Now, …

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El Chapo allegedly whacked the men who forced him to pay $500K for long johns – New York Post

As the billionaire head of the Sinaloa Cartel, El Chapo was used to paying exorbitant prices for everything he wanted. But even the mighty crime boss flinched when he was forced to shell out $500,000 for a pair of long johns. The thermal bottoms were intended for his son, Ivan Guzmán Salazar, who was serving …

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Covid-19 Vaccine, Omicron Variant, and Testing News: Live Updates – The New York Times

A booster clinic for teens in Berkley, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, on Thursday.Credit…Emily Elconin for The New York Times Booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines aren’t just preventing infections with the contagious Omicron variant — they’re also keeping infected Americans from ending up in the hospital, according to data published on Friday …

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Duchess Kate Wore Layers of Caramel Tones for Her Latest Royal Appearance – yahoo.com

Photo credit: JAMES GLOSSOP – Getty Images Duchess Kate and Prince William paired up for a second day of royal engagements this week by visiting health care workers in the northwest of England. The couple arranged to carry out two appointments in Lancashire on January 20 to speak with frontline staffers who have experienced unique …

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Kathy Griffin claims CNN cut her pay after asking Jeff Zucker for raise – New York Post

Kathy Griffin has claimed that CNN president Jeff Zucker “got very offended” when she asked for a raise before the network’s 2016 New Year’s Eve special and axed her — only to ultimately rehire her with slashed pay, according to a report.  Ten days before that year’s show, Griffin, 61, told Zucker she was “carrying …

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Russia Teams Up With China and Iran Before Ukraine Crisis Meeting With U.S. – Newsweek

Naval drills between Russia, Iran and China have begun on the same day as talks aimed at staving off the threat of a Moscow-led invasion of Ukraine are held in Geneva. Russia’s Defense Ministry had said this week that a detachment of its Pacific Fleet, including missile cruiser Varyag, anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs and the …

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