Complaints about Russia’s chaotic mobilization grow

LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The strongly pro-Kremlin editor of Russia’s state-run RT news channel expressed anger on Saturday that enlistment officers were sending call-up papers to the wrong men, as frustration about a military mobilization grew. Wednesday’s announcement of Russia’s first public mobilization since World War Two, to shore up its faltering Ukraine war, … Read more

McCarthy Rolls Out ‘Commitment to America’ Ahead of Midterm Sprint | Politics

GOP lawmakers christened their midterm pitch in Pennsylvania on Friday, offering a united message for the party heading into the fall elections – and a glimpse of priorities that could be rolled out in a Republican-controlled House come next year. The GOP’s so-called “Commitment to America,” spearheaded by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, … Read more

Elijah McClain died of ketamine shot from medics in 2019, report says

Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man whose death in 2019 after an encounter with police helped fuel calls for law enforcement accountability, died because paramedics injected him with a dose of ketamine that was too high for someone his size, according to an autopsy report publicly released amended Friday. The conclusion is a drastic departure … Read more

College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for top 25 games in Week 4

Conference matchups around the nation add some spice to the final college football weekend in September. Saturday’s Week 4 action is full of top-25 teams making their conference game debuts for the 2022 season. Often accompanying that familiarity are tighter games and closer scores as teams with more intimate knowledge of one another serve as … Read more

Will new COVID variants evade current vaccines? Here’s what we know

President Joe Biden recently said that the coronavirus pandemic is over, quickly adding: “We still have a problem with COVID. We’re still doing a lot of work on it.” This news came as another omicron subvariant — the BF.7 — emerged, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. For months, scientists were keeping … Read more

Iran will act decisively after biggest protests in years, president says

People light a fire during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 21, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register President describes week-long protests as rioting Kurdish … Read more

No current interest in entering Formula 1

Following the finalization of the updated engine regulations for 2026, increasing the amount of electric power and mandating the use of efuels, F1 has been subject to fresh manufacturer interest. Audi announced last month it would enter F1 as an engine manufacturer from 2026, while sister Volkswagen Group brand Porsche remains keen on an entry … Read more