Thousands mourn Buddhist monk who brought mindfulness to the West

Thich Nhat Hanh spent nearly four decades in exile after he was banished from his homeland for calling for an end to the Vietnam War Thousands of mourners packed a pagoda in Vietnam’s Buddhist heartland on Sunday to pay tribute to the late Vietnamese monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh, credited with bringing mindfulness … Read more

Video shows struggle that preceded restrained teen’s death

Surveillance video shows a Black 17-year-old struggling with staff at a Wichita juvenile center last fall before he died after he was restrained facedown for more than 30 minutes ByThe Associated Press January 22, 2022, 11:22 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WICHITA, Kan. — Surveillance video shows a … Read more

Russian and UK defence ministers to meet over Ukraine

With tens of thousands of Russian troops massed on Ukraine’s border, both sides are pursuing diplomatic efforts to avoid conflict Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has accepted an invitation to meet British counterpart Ben Wallace over the Ukraine crisis, a senior UK defence source said Saturday, as concerns grow over an imminent invasion. “Given the … Read more

No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims

T he senior MP who heads the Commons “sleaze” watchdog has warned Government attempts to pressurise Tory MPs seeking to oust Boris Johnson are illegal. Chris Bryant chairman of the Commons Standards Committee, said threats to withdraw public funding from MPs’ constituencies amounted to “misconduct in public office” and should be referred to the police. … Read more

Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing

State police say a truck carrying about 100 monkeys has been involved in a crash in Pennsylvania and authorities are searching for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle ByThe Associated Press January 22, 2022, 3:17 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DANVILLE, … Read more