Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? Depends who you ask

Is it Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?  Depends who you ask

hong kong CNN — Last week, K-pop singer Danielle Marsh asked her fans online what they were doing for Chinese New Year. A profuse apology followed two days later, in which she promised to ‘try to be more careful’ and acknowledged the ‘hurt’ she had caused. His offence? The “Chinese” that preceded the “New Year”. … Read more

Ron DeSantis: Trump says Florida governor is trying to ‘rewrite history’ on his Covid-19 record

CNN — Former President Donald Trump took aim at Ron DeSantis on Saturday, saying the Florida governor and his team are “trying to rewrite history” regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and called the potential presidential election his “very disloyal” GOP rival. “There are Republican governors who haven’t shut down their states,” Trump told … Read more

Ron DeSantis: Trump says Florida governor is trying to ‘rewrite history’ on his Covid-19 record

CNN — Former President Donald Trump took aim at Ron DeSantis on Saturday, saying the Florida governor and his team are “trying to rewrite history” regarding their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and called the potential presidential election his “very disloyal” GOP rival. “There are Republican governors who haven’t shut down their states,” Trump told … Read more

Paul Pelosi striker peddles conspiracy theories in call to TV station after video emerged

CNN — The man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband at their home last year showed no remorse and continued his dangerous fixation on the former Speaker of the House in a bizarre phone call to a San reporter. Francisco on Friday, according to reports from the Bay Area station. David DePape called KTVU’s Amber Lee … Read more

Donald Trump hits the trail in New Hampshire and South Carolina as he seeks to rejuvenate the 2024 campaign

CNN — Former President Donald Trump will deliver the opening remarks at the New Hampshire Republican Party’s annual meeting on Saturday as he returns to the track to ramp up his 2024 presidential campaign. Trump will address hundreds of Republican leaders and grassroots activists at the meeting in Salem before headlining a second campaign event … Read more

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. Lee … Read more

Western allies to deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: top diplomat

CNN — Western countries will deliver more than 300 tanks to Ukraine, Kyiv’s ambassador to France announced on Friday. “To date, many countries have officially confirmed their agreement to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Vadym Omelchenko told French TV channel and CNN affiliate TV BFM. He did not specify which countries would supply the … Read more

Jan. 6 rioter who assaulted Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick sentenced to more than 6 years in prison

CNN — A man who assaulted United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced Friday to 80 months behind bars. Julian Khater pleaded guilty in September to two counts of assaulting, resisting or obstructing officers with a dangerous weapon. His co-defendant, George Tanios, pleaded guilty last summer … Read more

Jerusalem synagogue attack kills at least seven, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three were injured in a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday amid high tensions in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Friday’s gunman was also later killed by police forces, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one … Read more

Video of Paul Pelosi attack released

CNN — The San Francisco Superior Court released the video and audio recorded from last year’s attack on Paul Pelosi on Friday after a California court ruled that the district attorney’s office should make the documents public. One of the videos shows body camera footage of officers arriving at Pelosi’s home on October 28, 2022, … Read more