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Top Russian diplomat says there no point in further Ukraine talks as European leaders warn of the risk of war

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on during a press conference following talks with US counterpart on soaring tensions over Ukraine, in Geneva, on January 10, 2022. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images A top Russian diplomat says there no point in further Ukraine talks as European leaders warn of the risk of war, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. Speaking on Russian television, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said there are "no grounds" in continuing dialogue between Russia and Ukraine, the report said. "There is, to a certain extent, a dead end or a difference...
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Scammers are putting QR code stickers on parking meters to trick people into paying them

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Police in multiple US cities have warned about the scam. Noam Galai/Getty Images
Police in San Antonio said last month they found fraudulent QR codes on parking meters.
The QR codes took victims to scam websites soliciting payment.
Austin police said on January 3 they'd also found fraudulent QR codes on meters.
Police in two Texas cities have warned about a new scam involving fraudulent QR stickers on parking meters. San Antonio police put out a warning on Twitter on December 20, saying fraudulent QR code stickers were found on public parking meters. People who used the QR codes were...
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4 US diplomats were hit by 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms in Geneva and Paris last summer, report says

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US Embassy in Paris seen in 2019. Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images
Four US diplomats appeared to victims of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" last summer, the WSJ reported.
Three worked in Geneva and one in Paris, The Journal said. One was flown to the US for medical care.
At least 200 US diplomats, officials, and personnel have reported such symptoms since 2016.
At least 4 US diplomats stationed in Europe appeared to be victims of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome," The Wall Street Journal reported. Three were located at diplomatic missions in Geneva, Switzerland, and one was...
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