U.S. to give Ukraine more rocket launchers, Biden tells Zelenskiy

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden promised a new $625-million security assistance package to Ukraine on Tuesday, prompting a warning from Moscow that such a move risked a direct military clash between Russia and the West. The US package would include High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers used in Ukraine’s successful … Read more

Overwatch 2 Servers Hit By “Mass DDoS Attack” On Launch Day

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube It’s a new era for Blizzard’s Overwatch series – with the company rolling out Overwatch 2 across multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch today. It’s free-to-play, features cross-platform play and progression and can be downloaded now from the Switch eShop. Unfortunately, the launch hasn’t gone entirely to plan. In … Read more

Hans Niemann: American chess star accused of cheating by rival Magnus Carlsen has likely done so in more than 100 games, report claims

An American chess star who has been accused of cheating by world champion Magnus Carlsen has likely done so in more than 100 games, a report has claimed. Hans Niemann, 19, has previously admitted cheating twice in games when he was aged 12 and 16, but an investigation by chess.com has allegedly found more occasions, … Read more

Takeaways from the Supreme Court’s hearing on what the Voting Rights Act means for redistricting

CNN — The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard a challenge to a key section of the Voting Rights Act, presenting the conservative majority with another opportunity to whittle down the seminal 1965 law that aims to address racial discrimination in voting. The case concerns the US congressional map Alabama drew after the 2020 census, but … Read more

New Orleans Mayor LaTOya Cantrell will repay travel expenses

The New Orleans mayor announced Tuesday she would repay expenses linked to upgrades she made in her recent travels.New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell confirmed to WDSU Tuesday that she would repay her expenses. This comes after the New Orleans’ chief administrative officer said Friday that he would enforce the travel policy as it relates to … Read more

Seoul’s reprisal blows up after North Korean missile success

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile blew up as it plowed into the ground Wednesday during a live-fire drill with the United States that was a reprisal for North Korea’s successful launch a day earlier of a weapon that flew over Japan and has the range to strike the US … Read more

FBI investigates shooting at Texas Border Patrol facility that left migrant who ‘went for an agent’s gun’ dead

A migrant was shot and killed while in custody at the Ysleta Border Patrol station in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. The person, who was being detained at the station at the time of the shooting, was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. Brandon Judd, a … Read more

Wyandotte County, Kansas announces first-known case of monkeypox

Wyandotte County announces first-known case of monkeypox Health officials said the person with monkeypox is isolating at home Updated: 10:03 PM CDT Oct 4, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript AS MONKEYPOX CASES CLIMB ACROSS THE COUNTRY, THE FIRST PROBABLE CASE HAS EMERGED IN EASTERN JACKSON COUNTY. >> THE SWITCH FROM IT BEING A THEORETICAL THING … Read more

Houston Astros’ Justin Verlander, bullpen blank Philadelphia Phillies, lose no-hit bid in 9th

HOUSTON — After capping his magnificent comeback season with another stellar start Tuesday night, Justin Verlander was too busy looking ahead to reflect too much on what he’s accomplished already. “I wouldn’t be who I am or in this position now if I just was happy with where I finish the regular season. … I’m … Read more