Brexit funds of €35m to be directed to coastal communities to improve piers and harbours

Brexit funds of €35m to be directed to coastal communities to improve piers and harbours

European Brexit funds worth €35 million are to be directed to port and coastal communities to improve publicly-owned piers and harbours. The fund, which will be administered by the Department of Agriculture, will be paid out of the EU’s Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) fund. It will be targeted at rejuvenating public piers and harbours in … Read more

State Department reduces staff at US embassy in Ukraine, orders some family members to leave

State Department reduces staff at US embassy in Ukraine, orders some family members to leave

“On January 23, 2022, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of U.S. direct hire employees and ordered the departure of eligible family members from Embassy Kyiv due to the continued threat of Russian military action. U.S. citizens in Ukraine should consider departing now using commercial or other privately available transportation options,” the State … Read more

Blind man who rescued 5 after Oklahoma City bombing dies

Blind man who rescued 5 after Oklahoma City bombing dies

Raymond Washburn, a blind man who was credited with helping rescue five people from the rubble of the Alfred P ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2022, 11:50 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article OKLAHOMA CITY — Raymond Washburn, a blind man who was credited with helping rescue five people … Read more

State Department issues ‘do not travel’ warning for Ukraine as embassy staff is told to leave

State Department issues ‘do not travel’ warning for Ukraine as embassy staff is told to leave

Russian troops poised for possible Ukraine invasion Senior foreign affairs correspondent Greg Palkot discusses the meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergeĭ Viktorovich Lavrov. The U.S. State Department has ordered the evacuation of American citizens in Ukraine amid the threat of Russian military action. … Read more

Former President of Florida International University Explains Sudden Exit

Former President of Florida International University Explains Sudden Exit

The former president of Florida International University in Miami revealed the reasons for his sudden resignation last week: He said that he had “caused discomfort for a valued employee.” In a newly released statement on Sunday, the former president, Mark B. Rosenberg, said that caring for his wife, who has advanced dementia and diabetes, hurt … Read more

Jayson Tatum Scores 51 In Celtics’ 116-87 Rout Of Wizards

Jayson Tatum Scores 51 In Celtics’ 116-87 Rout Of Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 51 points — 48 of them in the first three quarters — and the Boston Celtics breezed to a 116-87 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Tatum made nine 3-pointers and shot 18 of 28 from the field. He had 31 points by halftime and reached 50 on … Read more

Mary Trump says her uncle will ‘stop protecting’ Ivanka if he feels it’s necessary

Mary Trump says her uncle will ‘stop protecting’ Ivanka if he feels it’s necessary

Mary Trump, niece and vocal critic of former president Donald Trump, said on Sunday that her uncle is thinking in his best interest after the January 6 Committee requested a testimony from his daughter Ivanka. “She’s in a very bad situation, because she must understand that if Donald feels it’s necessary, he will stop protecting … Read more