As renewed fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza continues, the US is pressuring Israel to exercise caution and protect Palestinian civilians. The US officials’ remarks underscore the mounting pressure from Washington, as the conflict intensifies.
The latest Kennedy Center honorees, including Billy Crystal, Queen Latifah, and Dionne Warwick, are celebrated for their lifetime achievements in arts and entertainment. The elite entertainer group is commended for redefining their art forms, with personalized tributes and secret performances at the black-tie gala.
Ukraine is investigating the alleged ‘execution’ of two unarmed Ukrainian soldiers by Russian forces, sparking condemnation and calls for accountability.
Gregorian Bivolaru, a spiritual leader in tantra yoga, has been arrested in Paris on charges of sexual abuse and exploitation, ending a six-year manhunt involving Interpol. The group’s ‘ashrams’ were allegedly used for sexual exploitation under the guise of spiritual practices.
Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the ‘Rust’ film set, has pleaded not guilty to carrying a gun into a Santa Fe bar in a separate case. She also faces charges of involuntary manslaughter and evidence tampering.
The Pac-12 championship ends with Washington defeating Oregon, but the future looks uncertain as most teams leave the conference, leaving only 2 schools behind, Oregon State and Washington State.
Defending champion Ashleigh Buhai seized a three-stroke lead in the women’s Australian Open, while Min Woo joined the lead in the men’s field. Buhai’s superb third-round performance put her in a commanding position to secure back-to-back titles.