Aaron Wise struck in head by Cameron Smith tee shot, feels ‘normal’ after finishing second round at PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. — Aaron Wise was hit in the head by Cameron Smith’s errant tee shot during the second round of the PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club on Friday. Wise was leaning over and identifying a ball in the fairway of the seventh hole when Smith’s tee shot hit him in the head. … Read more

Ukraine says US has plan to destroy Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

The US is working on a plan “to destroy the Black Sea Fleet” with powerful missiles in order to unblock Ukraine’s ports, according to a high-ranking Ukrainian official. “The effective work of the Ukrainians on warships convinced (the US) to prepare a plan to unblock the ports,” Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs adviser Anton Geraschchenko … Read more

Monkeypox spreading in Europe, US, has African scientists baffled | news

As more cases of monkeypox are detected in Europe and North America, some scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks in Africa say they are baffled by the unusual disease’s spread in developed countries. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have not previously been seen among people with no links to Central and West Africa. France, Germany, … Read more

Russian TV pundit dubs Ukraine war ‘rehearsal’ for NATO clash

Russia’s war in Ukraine may be a “rehearsal” for a possible large-scale conflict with NATO countries, a leading Russian political scientist has warned. Alexei Fenenko, a research fellow at the Institute of International Security Studies and associate professor at Moscow State University’s School of World Politics, appeared on the state TV talk show “60 Minutes” … Read more

Biden bungles South Korean president’s name

President Biden’s first trip to Asia got off to a rocky start Friday when he called South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol by his predecessor’s name at a Samsung microchip facility. Biden quickly corrected himself after addressing Yoon as “Moon,” an apparent reference to former Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose five-year ended earlier this month. “Thank … Read more

Netflix axes 150 of its wokest staff and warns others to stop meddling as profits tank

Netflix’s recent axing of 150 staff targeted many of the firm’s wokest workers who are prolific social justice warriors on social media. The struggling streaming service has pulled the plug on several projects that were aimed at discussing race and LGBTQ issues, Variety reported, and axed the diverse employees working on and promoting them.  In addition … Read more

Naomi Osaka takes part in French Open news conference, admits to nerves year after media holdout, taking mental health break

PARIS — Naomi Osaka cracked jokes at Roland Garros on Friday — and, yes, laughed at those jokes. She smiled after some reporters’ questions. She paused to contemplate, as is her wont her, before offering answers. All of which seemed to confirm this assessment that she offered during an 18-minute pre-tournament French Open news conference, … Read more

Elon Musk to meet with Brazilian populist president Bolsonaro today amid sexual harassment claims

The embattled world’s wealthiest man Elon Musk has jetted to Brazil for a meeting with the country’s controversial President Jair Bolsonaro while mired in a sex scandal. Musk, who denied paying off a private jet flight-attendant for exposing himself to her, flew to Sao Paolo Friday to discuss illegal deforestation of the rain forest and … Read more

Flight attendant helped deliver ‘unexpected’ baby mid-flight

This baby’s cleared for takeoff! A Frontier Airlines flight attendant helped a woman give birth during a cross-country flight — going “above and beyond” after the expecting mom woke up from a nap with intense contractions, airline officials said. “The baby couldn’t wait, so the early and unexpected labor took place on a flight from … Read more