Christine McVie obituary | Christine McVie

Fleetwood Mac were Brit-rock stalwarts when, in 1974, they hit upon the idea of ​​pepping up their lineup. They invited a folky Californian, Lindsey Buckingham, to join, but he refused to come without his girlfriend, Stevie Nicks. The band agreed, on one condition: their sole female member, Christine McVie, had to feel comfortable with Nicks. … Read more

Ukraine says Russia pulls back forces from river towns opposite Kherson

Kyiv: Russia withdraws some troops from Oleshky, nearby towns Ukrainian embassy in Spain hit by letter bomb Heavy trench warfare in the east as winter sets in KYIV, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Thursday Russia had pulled some troops from towns on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River from Kherson city, … Read more

Officials said bracing for Gaza rocket fire after top Islamic Jihad terrorist killed

Security officials were concerned Thursday that terror groups in the Gaza Strip could launch rockets at Israel after two senior terrorists were killed in overnight clashes in the West Bank, including a top Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) field commander, Hebrew media reported. The two fighters were killed in heavy clashes with Israeli troops that broke … Read more

Shakira joins ex Gerard Piqué at court to formalize their child custody agreement

Shakira and estranged husband Gerard Piqué reunited in court on Thursday as they ratified their separation child custody agreement. The exes announced their split in June after 11 years together, and last month said that they’d come to a suitable arrangement for their children Sasha, seven, and Milan, nine, after a 12-hour talk. They formally … Read more

US Inflation Reduction Act ‘super aggressive,’ Macron tells lawmakers

WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron addressed US lawmakers from both political parties on Wednesday and pushed back on new American subsidies that are riling European leaders, according to a participant in a closed-door meeting. Macron arrived in Washington on Tuesday for his second state visit to the United States since taking … Read more

US considers dramatically expanding training of Ukrainian forces, US officials say

Washington CNN — The Biden administration is considering a dramatic expansion in the training the US military provides to Ukrainian forces, including instructing as many as 2,500 Ukrainian soldiers a month at a US base in Germany, according to multiple US officials. If adopted, the proposal would mark a significant increase not just in the … Read more

What’s happening in China after zero-Covid protests? Here’s what you need to know

Beijing CNN — After unprecedented protests swept China, several cities have taken steps to ease some Covid-19 restrictions and a top official has signaled a softer approach to virus controls – leading to speculation that an end to zero-Covid may be in sight. China’s most senior official in charge of its Covid response told health … Read more

Poland ‘Rejects’ US-Origin Patriot Air Defense Systems; Ukraine Wants To Get Them To Thwart Russian Attacks

Poland’s Ministry of National Defense effectively declined Germany’s offer to deploy Patriot air defense systems along its border with Ukraine and has made a pitch to transfer these advanced air defense systems to Kyiv instead. Poland’s Deputy Defense Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz told Polish news agency PAP on November 28 that the Ukrainians would be able … Read more