Van der Flier picks up groin injury as Furlong and Ryan make ‘good progress’

LEINSTER BACK ROW Josh van der Flier will head into Ireland camp this week with an injury concern after picking up a groin issue. The openside was replaced at half-time of Leinster’s 64-7 win over Bath in the Champions Cup on Saturday. “Josh was a little tight around his groin,” said Leinster head coach Leo … Read more

Europe could be moving towards ‘a kind of pandemic endgame’, says WHO

Europe could be moving towards “a kind of pandemic endgame”, according to a regional director of the World Health Organization. Dr Hans Kluge, marking the second anniversary of COVID’s arrival on the continent, said we were now entering a new phase of the disease. He said the Omicron variant was displacing Delta at unprecedented speed, … Read more

‘We are the power’: Canada’s Indigenous land defenders fight on

Freda Huson has been praying. The Wet’suwet’en matriarch and wing chief of the Unist’ot’en Dark House Clan left her home on the Witset First Nation more than a decade ago to return to her yintah, the land of her ancestors, in order to protect it from encroaching industry. On the land, she built a healing … Read more

Peloton should put itself up for sale and fire its CEO, activist investor demands

Blackwells Capital, an activist investor that owns less than 5% of Peloton, says it has “grave concerns” about its performance and is calling on its board of directors to fire Foley immediately and explore a sale. Blackwells’ Chief Investment Officer Jason Aintabi said the company is currently on “worse footing today than it was prior … Read more

NATO Steps Up Readiness in Eastern Europe

KYIV — NATO said on Monday that member countries were putting their forces on standby and sending additional ships and fighter jets to Eastern Europe to reassure allies in the region, as Britain joined the United States in ordering families of diplomats out of Ukraine, citing “the growing threat from Russia.” The moves signaled growing … Read more

Big Sur, California wildfire shuts down Highway 1, forces evacuations

Hundreds of residents remained evacuated from the California coast Sunday as a wildfire burned up from a canyon near Big Sur, shutting part of the state’s historic Pacific Coast Highway in both directions. A reduction in strong winds allowed firefighters to gain better control of the flames early Sunday, Cecile Juliette, a spokeswoman for the California … Read more

Ukraine slams US for ‘excessive caution’ after ordering embassy families to evacuate

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs early Monday morning accused the United States of “excessive caution” for ordering family members of Kyiv Embassy staff to leave the country, as Russia gets closer to invading Ukraine by the day.  “We have taken note of @StateDept’s decision re departure … Read more