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Ukrainian Air Force denies claims of ghost of Kiev pilot
... After Ukraine s Defense Ministry shared footage purported to show a dog fight with a Russian craft, signs that something might be wrong with the Ghost of Kiev story, which many social media users went on to portray as the Ghost in action. The video clip was later determined to be inauthentic, instead showing footage from a video game combat simulator. The same game has been used to make other videos falsely portrayed as real-life fighting in Ukraine.
Updated: 05/03/2022
Maggia Hassan pushes Biden to release more of gas tax
... her push to temporarily eliminate the federal gas tax. One senator is trying to lower costs while everyone else is paying the price, according to the narrator of the new ad. Hassan is on a mission to try to help the pain at the pump, according to a clip from a local TV news report. She wants to suspend the federal gas tax for the rest of the year. The senator then puts some daylight between herself and her party and President Biden , emphasizing in the commercial, I am taking on members of my own ...
Updated: 05/02/2022
Tourist in Japan's Hokkaido fears after boat accident
... said the boat was operated by the same company we took a tour with two years ago. I am worried if an accident could have occurred at the time. Ueda , a resident of Tokyo's Edogawa Ward , showed pictures and videos she took from the tour. One video clip showed the entrance of Shiretoko Pleasure Boat , a company based in Shari, Hokkaido. The Kazu 1 tour boat that disappeared off the Shiretoko Peninsula disappeared after sending a distress signal at 1: 13 p.m. on April 23. It carried 26 passengers ...
Updated: 05/02/2022
Elon Musk mocks Warren Buffett's Bitcoin response
... Buffett. After his shareholder meeting, Tesla Inc TSLA CEO Elon Musk mocked Berkshire Hathaway Inc NYSE: BRK-B Chairman Warren Buffett. What happened to the BTCUSD when it was asked a question about the apex coin. Musk was responding to a video clip posted by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen on Twitter , saying Buffett referenced Bitcoin in the clip. MicroStrategy Inc. MSTR CEO and Bitcoin bull Michael Saylor also noted Buffett's comments. Berkshire Hathaway bought See's Candies in 1972,...
Updated: 05/01/2022
Wall Street drags on, Nasdaq plunges 536 points
... British pound bounced back modestly from Thursday's multi-year low to trade at 1.2571. The Japanese yen was slightly stronger at 129.75. The Swiss franc was down to 0.9732 by the New York close Friday. The once-flying Australian dollar had its wings clipped further, finishing the week at 0.7063. The Russian rouble, which traded at a two-year high, shrugs off any impact of recent sanctions, which was the strongest currency on Friday. The biggest mover on overseas equity markets was Hong Kong's Hang ...
Updated: 04/29/2022
CRISIL Ratings sees growth in bank credit growth in FY23
... and medium enterprises could grow 12 -- 14 per cent this fiscal, based on the multiplier effect of some pick-up in capex. The credit rating agency said home loans are a major driver of credit with residential purchases expected to continue at a solid clip this fiscal. It added that unsecured lending will see a surge, as lenders continue to find this segment attractive on a risk-adjusted return basis. Retail book growth will remain steady at 14 -- 15 per cent this fiscal. Agriculture credit growth ...
Updated: 04/29/2022
Piyush Goyal urges start-up community to develop corporate governance standards
... auditors can transparently audit accounts and report malpractices at the Global Unicorn Summit, which was jointly organized by CII and DPIIT. We need to strengthen corporate governance in our start-up ecosystem. These kinds of malpractices need to be clipped at an early stage, because of the reports we are reading about revenue and data fraud, tax evasion and revenue and data fraud. He said that they would earn a bad name for our start-up world. He asked the community to take this subject very seriously ...
Updated: 04/29/2022
Russia devolves sea defense to dolphins
... inherited the dolphins and trained them as therapy animals for special needs children. When Russia repossessed the area after annexation, it resumed the dolphins' military training. In April 2019 a beluga whale in a harness in Norway, with a camera and a clip reading Equipment St. Petersburg, pointed to the expansion of the program. Andrew Lambert, professor of naval history at King's College, London, said that it was not surprising that Putin of all people would think that dolphins are a weapon of war....
Updated: 04/28/2022
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