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Woman Loses £650,000 Injury Claim After Winning Christmas Tree-Tossing Competition WORLD
Woman Loses £650,000 Injury Claim After Winning Christmas Tree-Tossing Competition

A woman’s £650,000 claim for injuries allegedly suffered during a car crash has been thrown out of court in Ireland after she was pictured winning a Christmas tree-throwing competition.

31,000 Ukrainian Troops Killed Since Start of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion WORLD
31,000 Ukrainian Troops Killed Since Start of Russia's Full-Scale Invasion

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a recent address at the “Ukraine Year 2024” forum in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revealed that 31,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed since Russia launched its full-scale invasion two years ago.

Mexican church officials have helped arrange a truce between 2 warring drug cartels WORLD
Mexican church officials have helped arrange a truce between 2 warring drug cartels

Mexico City (AP) — In an effort to reduce the violence and bloodshed in Guerrero, a state located in southern Mexico, Roman Catholic churchmen have played a crucial role in arranging a truce between two warring drug cartels.

VA plans to fund clinical trials of psychedelic-assisted therapies using magic mushrooms and ecstasy to treat PTSD. HEALTH
VA plans to fund clinical trials of psychedelic-assisted therapies using magic mushrooms and ecstasy to treat PTSD.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to review a new drug application for MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, to be developed for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a supervised clinical setting.

Editorials

Ukrainian Oligarchs in Turmoil: Navigating Political Changes Amidst Russian Invasion

Dive into the changing world of Ukraine's top oligarchs like Rinat Akhmetov, Viktor Pinchuk, Petro Poroshenko, Ihor Kolomoyskyi, Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, and Yuriy Kosiuk as they navigate a nation under siege.

Rinat Akhmetov: Ukraine's Richest Man in the Eye of the Storm

In the swirling vortex of Ukraine's ongoing conflict, Rinat Akhmetov, the nation's richest person, finds himself at a precarious crossroads. His vast empire, built on energy plants and steelworks, has been significantly impacted by the Russian invasion.

Alisher Usmanov: The Oligarch's Tangled Web of Sanctions, Properties, and Legal Battles

Alisher Usmanov, a prominent Russian oligarch, has recently become the subject of intense scrutiny and legal challenges, particularly concerning his property dealings and connections to the Russian state.

Igor Kolomoisky: Fall of a Ukrainian Tycoon – Arrest in Fraud Investigation Amidst War-Torn Nation

Igor Kolomoisky, a name once synonymous with immense wealth and influence in Ukraine, has recently found himself in the grips of the law.

TikTok and Temu Withdraw Hazardous Heaters Following Safety Concerns

In a decisive move to prioritize consumer safety, popular online shopping platforms TikTok and Temu have recently withdrawn a range of low-cost electric heaters from their offerings.

The Decade-Long Deceit: Ward Derek Jensen a North Vancouver Man's Million-Dollar Betrayal Unveiled

Ward Derek Jensen admitted he stole US$971,585 from nine investors.

Trapped by Ice: Nature's Payback to Whale Hunters in Japan?

A group of at least 10 killer whales has been trapped by sea ice off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, according to a statement from NHK, Japan's public broadcaster.

Unusual Marketing Tactic Leads to Multiple Charges in Calgary Drug Bust

A man is facing several charges following an unusual marketing tactic that involved handing out "business" cards containing a free sample of cocaine.