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Ukraine War - How Russia Took The South - Then Got Stuck And Still Stagnates
One of Russia's initial greatest achievements in its invasion of Ukraine a year ago came in the south of the country. A region of Ukrainian territory larger than Switzerland has been taken over by Russian troops attacking Crimea in a matter of days.
El Salvador Moves Nearly 10,000 Gang Members From Prison To New 'Mega-Prison'
El Salvador moves 10,000 gang members to new 'mega-prison'. El Salvador has taken a major step in its fight against gang violence by transferring nearly 10,000 gang members to a new "mega-prison." This move is aimed at isolating these criminals from the general population and reducing their influence on the outside.
2023 PGA Awards - Everything Everywhere All At Once Bags The Biggest Win
At the 2023 PGA Awards, held Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton, Everything Everywhere All at Once by A24 has named the best film. This capped a week of parties honoring the PGA's best work in movies and TV.
A Total Solar Eclipse And A Ring Of Fire Make 2023 Special For Eclipse Chasers
A total solar eclipse and a ring of fire make 2023 special for eclipse chasers. Eclipse chasers have something to look forward to in 2023, with two major celestial events happening in the same year.
Israel-Gaza Violence - Understanding The Latest Escalation
Israel-Gaza violence has escalated once again, with both sides exchanging airstrikes and rockets in recent days. The violence has raised concerns about a potential escalation of the conflict and the impact it could have on civilians in the region.
Major 'Last Of Us' Editing Blunder Compares To 'Game Of Thrones' Production Mistakes
The sixth episode of has a major Last Of Us editing blunder that fans have found. Making TV shows and movies is hard, let alone making them really well. They are made by people, so they can have all kinds of problems, like bad visual effects, a funny-looking background actor, strange editing, or something else.
Earliest Human Bow And Arrow Usage Unearthed In Southern France
Earliest human bow and arrow usage unearthed in Southern France as archaeologists discovers evidence outside of Africa. The findings suggest that humans in Europe were using these weapons as early as 48,000 years ago.
Cyclone Freddy Hits Madagascar's Coast
Cyclone Freddy hits Madagascar's coast, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to the island nation. Madagascar is no stranger to cyclones, with the country experiencing several each year during the cyclone season.
Mariah Carey Celebrates Millie Bobby Brown 19th Birthday For Two Nights
Mariah Carey celebrates Millie Bobby Brown 19th birthday, which she doesn't know very well. The pop star had two nights of fun in Los Angeles with Brown and Jake Bongiovi, who is dating the "Stranger Things" star.
2,400-Year-Old Flush Toilet Discovered In China
2,400-year-old flush toilet discovered in China as it sparks the interest of archaeologists and historians worldwide. The toilet, which is believed to have been used by the elites during the Western Han dynasty, is considered one of the oldest of its kind.
Southern Turkey Hit By 6.3 Magnitude Aftershock, Killing 6 And Injuring Hundreds
Southern Turkey hit by 6.3 magnitude aftershock on Monday, killing at least six people and injuring hundreds more as the area continues to recover from the terrible earthquake that hit on February 6.
'South Park' Roasts Prince Harry And Meghan Markle On Post-Royal Life On New Episode
In the second episode of Season 26 of the animated comedy on Comedy Central, South Park roasts Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The show didn't name the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but the episode, called "The Worldwide Privacy Tour," had a lot to do with them.
New High-tech Device Enables NASA To Map Dust Storms From Space
A new high-tech device enables NASA to map dust storms from space as climate scientists use an instrument called the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) around the world in order to understand the impact of dust storms on climate change.
Biden Visits Ukraine To Show Solidarity Amid Ongoing Tensions With Russia
US President Joe Biden visits Ukraine to show solidarity on February 22, 2023, demonstrating the United States' support for the country amid ongoing tensions with Russia.
Creator Of The 'Space Battleship Yamato' Leiji Matsumoto Dies At 85
Leiji Matsumoto dies at 85, according to his office. He is a well-known Japanese manga and anime artist who made epic space sagas like "Galaxy Express 999" and "Space Pirate Captain Harlock." Local media said that the person died of a heart attack.
Russia Sinks Damaged Space Cargo Ship In The South Pacific Ocean
Russia sinks damaged space cargo ship in the South Pacific Ocean. The ship, which was carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), suffered a malfunction in its engine shortly after launch and was unable to make it to its intended orbit.
‘I Am Legend’ Sequel Will Rely On The Alternate Ending
A planned 2007 movie "I Am Legend" sequel, Will Smith's character's ending will be turned on its head. Akiva Goldsman, a producer and screenwriter, talked to Deadline about the new movie that Will Smith and Michael B. Jordan are going to be in. He said that the sequel will take place "a few decades after the first."
Physicists Debate Whether Supermassive Black Holes Are The Source Of Dark Energy
According to a radical theory that has been proposed in the world of physics, physicists debate whether supermassive black holes are the source of dark energy. The idea has sparked a debate among physicists, with some arguing for its potential validity, while others are skeptical.
"We Shouldn't Underestimate This Storm," Pierluisi Says As Hurricane Fiona Hits Puerto Rico
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
Super Typhoon Nanmadol Forces Four Million People To Evacuate In Japan
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
A Strong Earthquake Strikes Southeastern Taiwan, Injuring 146 People
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.
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