UPDATED: Orange Krush’s annual road trip hampered through Iowa | Sport

UPDATED: Orange Krush’s annual road trip hampered through Iowa |  Sport

Sign up here for our daily newsletter CHAMPAIGN – Nineteen times the Orange Krush has snuck into an opposing team’s arena in the opposing team’s colors, only to have their outer layer peeled off to reveal their true identities right before the tip. This year, the Illinois basketball student section planned its biggest trip yet, … Read more

Russia warns it will ‘get the world’s attention’ early in war

Russia warns it will ‘get the world’s attention’ early in war

Russia’s top diplomat issued a chilling warning on Thursday that Moscow will “do anything” to “attract the world’s attention” on the first anniversary of Ukraine’s war — as the Kremlin reportedly prepared for a new offensive involving up to 500,000 conscripts . Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow would take major measures to … Read more

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor Nathan Chasing Horse told women to shoot cops and take ‘suicide pills’

‘Dances With Wolves’ actor Nathan Chasing Horse told women to shoot cops and take ‘suicide pills’

Former child actor and alleged cult leader Nathan Chasing Horse reportedly armed his wives with guns and “suicide pills” to use in case police ever tried to “break up their family,” according to new data. Chasing Horse, who was arrested Tuesday on charges of sexual assault, trained his five wives to use firearms and ordered … Read more

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza after rocket fire | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza after rocket fire |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Powerful explosions shake buildings and light up the night sky as Israel bombards Gaza. The Israeli army has launched airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip as fears of escalating violence in the region persist. The attacks early on Thursday come in the wake of a deadly Israeli raid last week on the occupied West Bank … Read more

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents

Ohio school district cancels ‘vulgar’ musical because it featured Jesus and two gay parents

An Ohio school district has canceled a school’s planned musicals after officials deemed the production — featuring several gay characters and a cameo from Jesus Christ — “not family-friendly.” Cardinal Local Schools District officials announced the decision Monday in a letter to parents, razing Cardinal High School’s spring production, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling … Read more

Brief exposure to this car exhaust may impair brain function: study

Brief exposure to this car exhaust may impair brain function: study

Your morning commute may be inhibiting your brain function, a new study suggests. Research published in the journal Environmental Health found a possible link between inhaling diesel exhaust and impaired cognitive function. In the limited, randomized study, researchers analyzed the brains of 25 adults via magnetic resonance imaging. After examining participants’ post-contact “functional connectivity,” the … Read more

Myanmar anti-coup forces maintain optimism in face of airstrikes | Conflict News

Myanmar anti-coup forces maintain optimism in face of airstrikes |  Conflict News

Opposition to military rule in Myanmar is driven by optimism. When the army first seized power on February 1, 2021, the massive peaceful protests that arose were reminiscent of an exuberant street party. Protesters sang in the streets, wore crazy costumes and carried humorous placards. There were no illusions about what was to come in … Read more

Iranian couple gets 10.5 years in prison for dancing in the street

Iranian couple gets 10.5 years in prison for dancing in the street

A beloved Iranian couple was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for dancing in a viral video that angered the Islamic state’s ruling regime. Astiyazh Haghighi, 21, and her fiancé Amir Mohammad Ahmad, 22, were seen in the clip taking a romantic turn in front of the Azadi Tower, one of Tehran’s major … Read more

Italy on alert as anarchists attack diplomatic missions

Italy on alert as anarchists attack diplomatic missions

The Italian government has increased the security of its diplomatic missions around the world in response to “a crescendo of terrorist attacks” by an informal anarchist network acting in solidarity with a captured Italian militant, the foreign minister said on Tuesday. Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani cited nearly a dozen attacks since late November, ranging from … Read more