WORLD VIEW: US, Rus, Ukraine in UN Debate, Long Term Covid Effects, Cyber Attacks on US Schools, NK Long Range Missile, More

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Jan. 24, 2022

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  •  The U.S. and Ukraine will square off at the U.N. over a possible invasion
  • The omicron variant raises concerns over COVID-19’s long-term effect
  • Cyberattacks threaten U.S. schools amid the pandemic
  • North Korea test fires missile capable of hitting Guam
  • The U.A.E. intercepts Houthi missile as the Israeli president visits
  • A pregnant reporter fights the New Zealand government’s COVID-19 entry rules to return home
  • Olympic athletes worry that climate change has impacted the Winter Games
  • Landslides and flooding kill at least 19 people in Brazil
  • Spotify says it will add content advisories before podcasts discussing COVID-19 amid misinformation controversy

Menelaos Hadjicostis

Cyprus Correspondent

The Associated Press

 

The Rundown

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is scheduled to meet Monday for the first time on Russia’s troop buildup and threatening actions against Ukraine at the request of the United States, and all key players are expected to square off in…Read More

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More than a year after a bout with COVID-19, Rebekah Hogan still suffers from severe brain fog, pain and fatigue that leave her unable to do her nursing job or handle household activities. Long COVID has her questioning her worth as a wife and mo…Read More

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For teachers at a middle school in New Mexico’s largest city, the first inkling of a widespread tech problem came during an early morning staff call. On the video, there were shout-outs for a new custodian for his hard wo…Read More

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea confirmed Monday it test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam, the North’s most significant weapon launch in years, as Washington plans to respond to …Read More

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels early Monday as the Israeli president visited the country, authorities said. …Read More

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — She reported on the difficult conditions mothers and babies face just to survive in desperate Afghanistan. Now, a pregnant New Zealand reporter has chosen Kab…Read More

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Ski racers settling into the start gate for Alpine World Cup events in the Rocky Mountains in early December squinted through sunshine that carried …Read More

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 19 people in Brazil’s largest state on Sunday according to local officials, who said flooding forced s…Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Following protests of Spotify kicked off by Neil Young over the spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, the music streaming service said that it will add co…Read More

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