Russian court jails U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner

A Russian court sentenced U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison on Thursday after finding her guilty of deliberately bringing cannabis-infused vape cartridges into Russia, a ruling that U.S. President Joe Biden called “unacceptable.” Griner was escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs by police after the ruling, turning to reporters and… Read More Russian court jails U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner

At least thirteen dead following fire incident at nightclub in Thailand

At least 13 people were killed and 35 injured when a fire broke out at a night club in Thailand’s eastern Chonburi province early on Friday, a police official said. The cause of the fire is still unknown and all victims so far have been identified as Thai nationals, police said. A separate statement from… Read More At least thirteen dead following fire incident at nightclub in Thailand