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Ukraine reels from a devastating week

Ukraine reels from a devastating week NPR Source link Related Content Ukraine is using Palantir’s software for ‘targeting,’ CEO says Italian court rules children don’t have to see their relatives Russia Advances in Donetsk Region of Ukraine, Civilians Killed by Russian tank commander accidentally kills five of his own men Ukraine mourns athlete-soldier amid opposition […]

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EU reels from ‘extremely embarrassing’ corruption claims

Corruption allegations swirling around the European Parliament are “extremely embarrassing” for the European Union given its tendency to “lecture” the rest of the world on human rights, a former MEP has said. Hans-Olaf Henkel, who stood down in 2019, does not believe corruption is rife – but conceded that it only took a handful of […]

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Finance

Bahamas reels from FTX collapse: ‘Crypto was going to be our way out’

Sam Bankman-Fried chose a slice of prime Bahamas real estate to build the new headquarters of his fast-growing cryptocurrency exchange FTX, posing with a shovel alongside the Caribbean country’s prime minister in a shared embrace of the huge potential for digital assets. Just seven months later, FTX’s spectacular collapse has sent shockwaves through an industry […]

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Russian missile strikes overshadow cyberattacks as Ukraine reels from blackouts | CNN Politics

Washington CNN  —  Russia has pummeled Ukrainian cities with missile and drone strikes for much of the past month, targeting civilians and large swaths of the country’s critical infrastructure. By Monday, 40% of Kyiv residents were left without water, and widespread power outages were reported across the country. On Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused […]

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PDC Women’s Series 19-20: Beau Greaves reels in Fallon Sherrock to join Lisa Ashton at Alexandra Palace

Beau Greaves, 18, has sensationally sealed a debut appearance in the PDC World Championship via the Women’s Series Order of Merit; Despite missing the first 12 events of the year, she overhauled Fallon Sherrock in second spot to take her place at Alexandra Palace alongside Lisa Ashton Last Updated: 30/10/22 7:26pm Beau Greaves (centre) will […]

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Meet Jamie Lee Curtis in the Metaverse With Messenger’s “Killer Reels” Challenge

This experience comes at the perfect time, as Jamie is officially saying goodbye to her iconic Halloween character, Laurie Strode. “For 44 years, I have tried to figure out why and how the confluence of a young girl (Laurie Strode) and a monster (Michael Myers) came together in the 13 films titled Halloween. And this […]

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Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas as Florida reels

Hurricane Ian has left Florida residents trapped in their homes without power as flooding and strong winds ravaged the state. The hurricane has now moved over into the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to make landfall in South Carolina on Friday. There are thought to be multiple casualties, although a number has not yet been […]

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Ukraine extends battlefield gains as Kremlin reels from setback

KYIV, Ukraine — Blue-and-yellow flags were raised in more liberated towns and villages in northeast Ukraine on Monday, as the stunning counteroffensive that pushed Russia into a messy retreat boosted optimism at home and abroad over a potential turning point in the war, and renewed international calls to send Ukraine more weapons in hopes of […]

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Gaming

Instagram is fixing an audio bug that happened when users exported their Reels | Engadget

Meta is denying that it purposely muted the audio of downloaded Reels videos to keep users from exporting them to TikTok, The Verge . A company spokesperson blamed an “audio glitch” for the incident and said it’s in the process of being fixed. The outlet reported earlier this week that users who wanted to export […]

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Anyone can now cross-post Reels from Instagram to Facebook | Engadget

Despite some , Meta is marching forward with its plan to in an attempt to better . It’s rolling out several updates to Reels, particularly on Facebook’s side. For one thing, everyone can now cross-post Reels from Instagram to Facebook with the tap of a button. Meta suggests that this may help creators to grow […]