Five Russian men on the run from military service have been living in a South Korean airport for months

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

Surgery for weight loss extends lives, study finds

CNN — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly 22,000 people undergoing bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to people of a similar weight, people who underwent one of the four types of weight-loss surgery … Read more

Sleep disturbances are associated with more parental stress

Editor’s Note: Dr. Neha Chaudhary, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is chief medical officer at BeMe Health and on the faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. CNN — When I found out I was expecting my son a few years ago, it wasn’t the birthing process that scared me the most — … Read more

Prosecutors say Sam Bankman-Fried’s contact with ex-FTX lawyer is “suggestive” of witness tampering

CNN — Federal prosecutors said FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried contacted the crypto trading platform’s former general counsel earlier this month in an effort they say could amount to witness tampering. A Bankman-Fried spokesperson declined to comment. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York have asked the judge to change … Read more

Western allies deliver 321 tanks to Ukraine: senior diplomat

CNN — Western countries will supply more than 300 tanks to Ukraine, Kiev’s ambassador to France said on Friday. “As of today, numerous countries have officially confirmed their agreement to deliver 321 heavy tanks to Ukraine,” Vadym Omelchenko told French TV channel and CNN-affiliated television BFM. He did not specify which countries would supply the … Read more

At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the synagogue in Jerusalem, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three 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, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one of the … Read more

Some auto insurers refuse to cover some Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of America’s largest auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that the companies say are too easy to steal. Several reports say the companies have stopped offering insurance for these vehicles in cities such as Denver, Colorado and … Read more

Russia attacks cities in Ukraine hours after Western countries pledged tanks to Kiev

CNN — Ukraine has urged the West to get military equipment into the hands of its troops as soon as possible, as Russia fired missiles at Kiev and other Ukrainian cities just hours after Germany and the US announced their plans to bring modern tanks to the country. to deliver. Russia fired 55 missiles at … Read more

Britney Spears is asking fans to respect her privacy after ‘joke calls’ prompted a health check

CNN — Britney Spears has asked her fans to respect her privacy after saying earlier this week that “prank calls” prompted a police welfare check. The singer posted a message on Twitter on Thursday in which she addressed the police visit, saying “I love and adore my fans, but this time it went a little … Read more

Turkey says Sweden was complicit in burning the Quran amid tensions over NATO membership

CNN — The Swedish government was complicit in the burning of the Quran during a protest in Stockholm last weekend, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reportedly said Thursday. Rising tensions between the two countries come as Sweden relies on Turkey to support its bid for membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) military alliance, … Read more