2 Russian lawmakers branded traitors and ordered out of meeting for demanding Putin end invasion of Ukraine

Leonid Vasyukevich urges Vladimir Putin to stop the war in Ukraine during a session of the Primorksy Krai legislative assembly on Friday.YouTube Two officials in the Primorksy Krai region of Russia made an unexpected demand to end the war. The men upended a government meeting, were branded tractors and ordered to leave. Hardly any officials …

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Video shows Western fighters ambushing Russian armored vehicle in Ukraine with rocket launcher

Images from a video of an ambush of a Russian armored vehicle near Kharkiv, Ukraine.IAPonomarenko/Twitter Video shows an ambush of a Russian armored vehicle near Kharkiv in Ukraine. English-speaking fighters emerge from a wooded area and hit their target with a rocket. According to Britain’s i newspaper, one of the men is a former Royal …

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Loss of EU funding clips wings of vital crow study in Cambridge | bird

One of Britain’s most important, and unusual, centers for studying cognition is facing imminent closure as a result of Brexit. Set up 22 years ago to study the minds of crows, rooks and other birds noted for their intelligence, the Cambridge Comparative Cognition Laboratory is set to cease operations in July. Its director, Professor Nicola …

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Catholic organizations taken to task over incorrect claims on genetic testing

Catholic organizations taken to task over incorrect claims on genetic testing The anti-choice organization Life Network has hit out at proposed amendments to Malta’s IVF law to allow IVF parents to select embryos free of hereditary diseases, by dubbing them “eugenics”. The proposed rules will enforce a new protocol that will allow testing for various …

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Children among protesters NRA convention as gun reform debate heats up after Texas school shooting

Three days after a mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas left 19 children and two adults dead, the National Rifle Association kicked off its annual convention about 280 miles away in Houston. Facing shrinking membership and revenue and on the heels of a nationwide gun reform debate, keynote speakers such as former President …

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Marcus Smart, Robert Williams questionable for Game 7

Jay King: Marcus Smart and Robert Williams are both questionable again for Game 7, per the Celtics. Source: Twitter @ByJayKing What’s the buzz on Twitter? Mark Murphy @Murf56 Per Celtics: Marcus Smart and Rob Williams are the usual – questionable – 5:25 PM Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA Marcus Smart and Robert Williams are again questionable for …

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Miami Heat fined $25,000 for ”bench decorum” issues during Game 6

It wasn’t about Kyle Lowry’s “closeout” on Al Horford, but it was about Kyle Lowry’s “closeout” on Al Horford. That play sums up why the NBA fined the Miami Heat $25,000 for “violating league rules regarding team bench decorum” during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The NBA did not specify the incident after …

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Texas lands nation’s top available college basketball transfer in former Iowa State guard Tyrese Hunter

Former Iowa State guard Tyrese Hunter, the nation’s top available transfer, announced his commitment to Texas on Friday. Hunter chose the Longhorns over a final list that included Tennessee, Gonzaga, Louisville, Kansas and Purdue. Hunter, a 6-foot point guard from Wisconsin, won Big 12 Freshman of the Year honors last season. He was the No. …

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