After crippling rounds of sanctions, these are the Russian oligarchs who are (and aren’t) speaking out against Russia’s war

The invasion prompted Western nations to impose restrictive sanctions on Russian individuals and banking institutions. And while a handful of oligarchs — those billionaires who made much of their fortunes under the watchful eye of Putin — have called for peace, many have stayed quiet as nations cut off their access to markets and commerce. … Read more

Latest On Baker Mayfield’s Status With Browns

We updated recently how Cleveland was intent on giving quarterback Baker Mayfield a fresh start immediately. Well, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Browns are not likely to release Mayfield should they fail to find a trade partner for the 26-year-old. According to Rapoport, Cleveland has had talks with squads who have interest … Read more

Coronavirus levels low, but rising in Twin Cities wastewater

Sampling this week found a 15% higher coronavirus load in Twin Cities wastewater, the first increase since the omicron COVID-19 wave peaked in mid-January. The highly infectious omicron subvariant drove the increase at the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant, but plant officials stressed the latest viral levels remain low. The BA.2 subvariant, which has caused a … Read more

Stone Brewing awarded $56 million in trademark case

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A San Diego jury Friday awarded Stone Brewing $56 million in a trademark case against Molson Coors. According to Reuters, the jury said Molson Coors caused consumer confusion with ads for the Keystone brand. Reuters also reported that Molson Coors didn’t infringe purposefully. “We are happy to announce today the federal … Read more

Eliot Cutler admitted to police they would find child porn in his home, Hancock DA says

If you are concerned about a child being neglected or abused, call Maine’s 24-hour hotline at 800-452-1999 or 711 to speak with a child protective specialist. Calls may be made anonymously. For more information, visit this link† Former Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler admitted to state police executing a search warrant at his Brooklin home … Read more

Russian defense ministry provides first major military personnel casualty update since March 2

A Ukrainian government advisor struck an upbeat note describing recent offensives in the region around Kyiv. “We are going on the counter attack. We are moving forward,” Vadym Denysenko, an advisor to the interior minister, told Ukrainian television. CNN reported earlier that Ukrainian forces appeared to have retaken territory around the small settlement of Lukianovka … Read more

March Madness live: College basketball scores, 2022 NCAA Tournament bracket updates for Sweet 16 on Friday

Friday’s slate of Sweet 16 games is about the underdogs as NCAA Tournament action rolls on with the last four regional semifinal contests before the Elite eight gets underway on Saturday. At least one double-digit seed is guaranteed to advance from Friday’s schedule, while one of the greatest NCAA Tournament Cinderellas of all time could … Read more

New Male Birth Control Pill Effectively Prevents Pregnancy – Without Side Effects

Women have many choices for birth control, ranging from pills to patches to intrauterine devices, and partly as a result, they bear most of the burden of preventing pregnancy. But men’s birth control options — and, therefore, responsibilities — could soon be expanding. Today, scientists report a non-hormonal male contraceptive that effectively prevents pregnancy in … Read more