CEO of Ukraine Energy Company tries to keep the lights on during the war

Maintaining electricity supplies to millions of customers in Ukraine amid the Russian invasion is difficult to say the least. Especially when the power grid itself becomes a target. “What we are seeing now is that they are attacking transmission lines, substations, power plants,” said Maxim Timchenko, managing director of DTEK, a large private Ukrainian energy … Read more

CEO of Ukraine Energy Company tries to keep the lights on during the war

Maintaining electricity supplies to millions of customers in Ukraine amid the Russian invasion is difficult to say the least. Especially when the power grid itself becomes a target. “What we are seeing now is that they are attacking transmission lines, substations, power plants,” said Maxim Timchenko, managing director of DTEK, a large private Ukrainian energy … Read more

Granddaughters vs. Gas: Soaring Fuel Prices Are Forcing Americans to Make Tough Choices

The retired Salt Lake City secretary babysits Layla, 3, and Harlow, 1, three times a week while her daughter and son-in-law are at work. She also enjoys watching Layla play soccer on Saturdays. But the girls live 45 minutes away and the football matches are even further away. Soaring gas prices have forced Waters, 64, … Read more

Aircraft cabin designs shortlisted for the 2022 Crystal Cabin Awards

(CNN) — From an airplane concept with an “underwater” twist to an AI-based food scanner that moderates passengers’ eating habits, the 2022 Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist shines a light on eye-catching ideas that could be the… future of aviation. The shortlisted concepts are split into eight categories, from innovative cabin designs that reimagine the passenger … Read more

Lviv attack: Russia strikes a strategic Ukrainian city

Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi said several missiles hit an aircraft repair factory, but work at the facility stopped before the strikes and no casualties were reported. Ukraine’s armed forces said initial information suggested Russia launched six missiles towards Lviv on Friday morning. He says the missiles were most likely air-launched cruise missiles fired from warplanes … Read more

House votes to suspend most-favoured-nation trade relations with Russia and Belarus

In a majority bipartisan vote of 424 yes to 8 no, the House voted to permanently suspend normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus in another attempt to economically isolate Russia in the wake of the country’s crisis. invasion of ukraine three weeks ago. The move follows President Biden’s announcement last week that the United … Read more

Scientists baffled by deep-sea organisms after underwater expedition ‘where no other human being has gone before’

When Chilean scientist Osvaldo Ulloa led an expedition 8,000 meters under the sea to an area where no human had ever been, his team discovered microscopic organisms that generated more questions than answers. January’s underwater expedition plunged into the Atacama Trench, created by the meeting of two tectonic plates in the eastern Pacific Ocean. “We … Read more

Stocks, Oil and Companies Respond to Ukraine-Russia War: Live News

Video With a lopsided vote of 424 to 8, the House voted overwhelmingly to further penalize the Russian economy in response to the invasion of Ukraine.CreditCredit…Vitaly Nevar / Reuters WASHINGTON — The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to strip Russia of its preferential trading status with the United States, further penalizing the country’s economy in response … Read more

Finland voted the happiest country in the world for the fifth consecutive year. Bottom of the list? Afghanistan

Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin in March 2022. John Macdougall/Pool via REUTERS Finland has been named the happiest country in the world for the fifth consecutive year, in an annual UN-sponsored index that again ranked Afghanistan as the happiest country, followed closely by Lebanon. Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania recorded the largest increases in well-being. The … Read more

Russia refuses to hold UN vote on its Ukraine resolution after it was pushed back, China opposes global sanctions

Russia announced on Thursday it would not hold a vote on its resolution calling for a ‘negotiated ceasefire’ to evacuate civilians, after other world leaders condemned the proposal’s scope and language . Russia’s resolution did not mention halting its attack on Ukraine and did not respond to the General Assembly resolution which overwhelmingly called on … Read more