How Ukraine Became a Laboratory for Western Weapons and Innovation on the Battlefield

CNN — Last fall, as Ukraine retook large swaths of territory in a series of counter-attacks, it bombarded Russian troops with US-made artillery and missiles. Leading some of that artillery was a homemade targeting system Ukraine had developed on the battlefield. A piece of Ukrainian-made software has turned readily available tablet computers and smartphones into … Read more

UK to supply tanks; Russian missiles hit Ukraine

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak pledged to deliver tanks and artillery systems to Ukraine on Saturday amid renewed rocket attacks by Moscow on multiple Ukrainian cities for the first time in nearly two weeks. Five people were killed and 39 injured in the southeastern city of Dnipro, where a Russian missile strike … Read more

Biden administrator prepares to ask Congress to approve sale of F-16 jets to Turkey

Washington CNN — The Biden administration is preparing to ask Congress to approve the sale of 40 F-16 fighter jets to Turkey after more than a year of considering a Turkish request for the planes, congressional sources familiar with the deliberations told CNN. If approved, the sale would be one of the largest gun sales … Read more

How Goldman Sachs laid off 3,000 workers in one day

Laid-off bankers are complaining that Goldman Sachs used spine-chilling, underhanded tactics when it caused the carnage that claimed more than 3,000 employees this week, The Post has learned. Insiders allege the Wall Street giant — whose Wednesday layoffs were dubbed “David’s Demolition Day” after CEO David Solomon — emailed calendar invitations summoning targeted employees to … Read more

Before trading, wait for company income

CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned investors Friday not to make any trading decisions just after a company’s earnings report. Stocks made a comeback on Friday after initially falling on quarterly earnings and recession warnings from major banks. All three major indices ended the week as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and economic data that … Read more

CDC identifies potential safety issue with Pfizer’s updated Covid-19 vaccine, but says people still need a boost

CNN — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that there is a potential safety issue with the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech, but it is unlikely to pose a real risk. The agency said it continues to recommend people stay up-to-date with Covid-19 vaccines. The CDC said … Read more

250,000 preschoolers are vulnerable due to falling vaccination rates

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly a quarter of a million preschoolers are vulnerable to measles due to a drop in vaccination coverage during the pandemic. The CDC found in a report published Thursday that 93% of preschoolers were aware of government-required vaccines in the 2021-2022 school year, a decrease of … Read more

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried ordered ‘secret backdoor’ of credit

Sam Bankman-Fried instructed the co-founder of his cryptocurrency exchange FTX to create a “secret” backdoor that would allow his hedge fund Alameda Research to borrow $65 billion in client money without their consent, according to testimonials about the implosion of the company. Gary Wang was told to create a secret line of credit with client … Read more

JPMorgan Chase, Wendy’s and more

On August 10, 2022 in Petaluma, California, a sign is in front of a Wendy’s restaurant. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines during midday trading. JPMorgan – Shares of the largest US bank by capital rose more than 2% after the company posted fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations. … Read more