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Russian Pharmacies Short Of Medication, Customers Blame Sanctions

Sanctions over Russia's unprovoked war on Ukraine have now caused shortages throughout the sector, according to Russian patients.

Parents with sick children asking in vain for Nurofen are an increasingly common sight in Russia, where pharmacies are turning customers away.

Pharmacists say they no longer have the medicines they usually stock.

Link: https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-drug-shortage-pharmacy-sanctions-ukraine-war-antibiotics-nurofen/32252470.html

The US retaliation is inadvertently hurting innocent Russian civilians who also despise Vladimir Putin and the war.

Arctic Blast Coming To Northeastern U.S.

Source: The National Weather Service

A powerful cold front will sweep completely through the Northeastern U.S. by Friday morning to deliver a glancing shot of arctic air to the region through Saturday. Dangerous wind chills are likely and widespread wind chill warnings and advisories are already in effect for all of New England and parts of the Northeast. Even though it's a short lived blast, conditions will be extremely dangerous.

Read more: https://www.weather.gov/

The interactive map of America in the link below estimates the number of homeless people per each state in the Union.

Combined, Massachusetts and New York exceed 100,000 undomiciled people.


Bengals running back Joe Mixon accused of threatening woman at gunpoint

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was accused of holding a woman at gunpoint and threatening to shoot her last month. A warrant was issued Thursday for Mixon’s arrest.

Link: https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/ny-joe-mixon-arrest-warrant-20230203-ufzkqzkk7rbejcxpsqhjwpwbea-story.html

Bodies found in apartment building believed to be those of 3 Michigan rappers missing almost two wee

Source: CNN

Three bodies found Thursday in the Detroit area are believed those of three rappers who have been missing for almost two weeks, a spokesperson for the city of Highland Park said.


Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2023/02/02/us/michigan-rappers-bodies-found/index.html


Man arrested with attempting to firebomb New Jersey synagogue

Source: United Press International

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempting to firebomb a New Jersey synagogue. Nicolas Malindretos of Clinton, N.J., made his first appearance in a Newark federal court before Magistrate Judge Edward Kiel on Thursday, after being arrested a day earlier on one count of attempted use of fire to damage a building used in interstate commerce.

Read more: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2023/02/03/man-arrested-firebomb-New-Jersey-synagogue/1441675402681/

This 26-year old male just threw his life away over what? Hatred? Will this stupidity never cease? If this is his first offense, Nicolas Malindretos will probably get a 5-year sentence of probation and a fine. Good luck securing a livelihood for yourself.

NASA names first person of Hispanic heritage as chief astronaut

Source: United Press International

Veteran astronaut Joe Acaba made history on Thursday when he was named chief of the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Acaba is the first person of Hispanic heritage to be named chief astronaut, NASA said. Acaba, a California native, joined NASA in 2004, after serving as a reserve in the U.S. Marines.

Read more: https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2023/02/02/nasa-names-chief-astronaut-acaba/7821675369997/

Way to go, Marine!

El Salvador opens 40,000-inmate prison in 'war against gangs'

Source: Sky News

El Salvador has opened one of the world's largest prisons, which will hold 40,000 inmates as arrests soar in a government crackdown on violent crime.

The "Terrorism Confinement Centre" in Tecoluca has been completed in seven months to relieve some of the country's overcrowded jails.

Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/el-salvador-opens-40-000-inmate-prison-in-war-against-gangs-12801280

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), El Salvador is guilty of mass due process violations, severe prison overcrowding, and deaths in custody.


India's richest man Gautam Adani loses $100bn in less than a week

The losses follow a US-based short seller firm - Hindenburg Research - publishing a 100-page report on the Adani Group, accusing it of "pulling the largest con in corporate history".

Link: https://news.sky.com/story/indias-richest-man-gautam-adani-loses-100bn-in-less-than-a-week-12801300

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Dale Culver: Five Canadian Mounties charged over death of indigenous man in custody

Source: Sky News

Dale Culver, 35, died in police custody in Prince George, British Columbia, in July 2017. Prosecutors have now charged two men from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on suspicion of manslaughter and three with attempting to obstruct justice.

Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/dale-culver-five-canadian-mounties-charged-over-death-of-indigenous-man-in-custody-12801191

Canada has its share of police abuse-- however, they try to remedy it.

The Canadians use an independent investigative body to review police conduct, in this case the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of British Columbia.

If no independent review body in that province exists, a separate police service investigates the police conduct.

Massachusetts prisoners who donate organs may get less prison time

Inmates should be able to donate organs or bone marrow in exchange for reduced time in prison, according to a proposed bill in Massachusetts.

Donors would receive at least 60 days but no more than one year off their sentences.

Two state lawmakers - both Democrats - claim the bill would "restore bodily autonomy" to incarcerated people.

Link: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-64488678
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