Russia warns of nuclear tensions as US and NATO officials meet in Germany | dad

KHARKIV, Ukraine – Ukrainian officials pleaded Tuesday for more weapons as US defense ministers and others from the West gathered in Germany amid Russian warnings that the threat of nuclear war “should not be underestimated” if NATO nations continue to arm the beleaguered country. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke on Russian television after US … Read more

HRW chief resigns after nearly 3 decades | dad

New York (AFP) – The longtime leader of Human Rights Watch announced Tuesday that he will step down as executive director this summer after nearly three decades at the helm of one of the world’s leading advocacy organizations. Kenneth Roth ran the New York-based group where it shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize for its … Read more

The United States and its allies are pressing to push Ukraine to the G-20 summit alongside Putin | dad

The United States is among countries pressing Indonesia to include Ukraine as a guest at the G20 summit in November, out of frustration over Jakarta’s refusal to withdraw an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin. The shift in tactics shows the diplomatic controversy facing Indonesia as host of the G20 this year, and the dilemma … Read more

Millennium Money: Start an Online Clothing Resale Party | dad

With the recent emergence of resale apps like Depop and Poshmark, the idea of ​​selling vintage clothes online is becoming more and more fashionable. Many people have turned reselling clothing into a profitable side business or even a full-time job, gaining thousands of followers and making dozens of sales per week. The second-hand clothing market … Read more

Adrian Matejka will be Poetry’s first black editor | dad

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Poetry magazine, one of the nation’s oldest and most prominent literary publications, will have a black editor for the first time. Adrian Mateca, teacher, former Indiana State Laureate and award-winning poet, began his new job on May 16. Matejka, 50, said in a statement: “I could not be more humbled … Read more

Plant This, Not This: Original Alternatives to Invasive Plants | dad

When my family moved into a new house in the spring of 2005, the only plants growing in the garden were the rhododendrons at the front door and a few daffodils and ferns scattered about. I was thrilled to see an amazing perennial window a month later. Being little more than a little gardener, I … Read more

Explainer: What does the Trans-Dniester have to do with the war in Ukraine? | dad

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Among the sites of “frozen conflicts” in the former Soviet Union, the long and narrow strip of land in Moldova has been the most stable in three decades. The Trans-Dniester has not seen fighting since the end of the separatist war in 1992. But the explosions in the past two days … Read more

UN takes step to shine light on UN veto users | dad

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United Nations General Assembly took a first step to put the five permanent members of the Security Council in the global spotlight on Tuesday when they veto their veto, a move highlighted by Russia’s veto and the threat of a crippling future veto. Any action by the most powerful body … Read more

Would a non-interference in the perfect mask for Twitter be a broad appeal? | dad

Getting $44 billion to buy Twitter was the easy part for Elon Musk. Next comes the real challenge to the world’s richest person: fulfilling his promise to make Twitter “better than ever” as a lightly regulated haven for free speech. × This page requires JavaScript. JavaScript is required to be able to read premium content. … Read more