Jared Kushner conveniently rewrites history of Russian interference

Jared Kushner conveniently rewrites history of Russian interference

He says it was just “a couple Facebook ads.” He’s not telling the truth. To hear White House adviser Jared Kushner tell it, Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election didn’t amount to more than a couple of ads on Facebook, and anyway, as another Trump administration official said, President Donald Trump repeatedly denounced it. But neither of those claims is true. Kushner downplayed Russia’s interference campaign during his first public comments since the Mueller…

Read More

A Novocaine shortage in the UK is affecting an unexpected group: farm animals

A Novocaine shortage in the UK is affecting an unexpected group: farm animals

The UK is one of the few places in the world that bothers with pain treatment for farm animals. Now they’re running out. You’ve probably heard of Novocaine, the local and regional anesthetic. It’s commonly used at the dentist, as it sets in quickly and doesn’t last too long. You might not have known that it’s also used for animals — as the main pain management solution for major surgeries including castration. Right now, the…

Read More

The killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland revives fears of the Troubles

The killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland revives fears of the Troubles

A dissident group known as the “new IRA” said journalist Lyra McKee was “tragically killed” while standing near police. Police in Northern Ireland are still investigating the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot Thursday during a police riot in Derry, also known as Londonderry. The Police Service of Northern Ireland arrested a 57-year-old woman on Tuesday in connection to the McKee’s killing, but police later said she was released “unconditionally.” This came…

Read More
1 2 3 11