US national security adviser Jake Sullivan visits Kyiv as stalemate in Washington holds up aid

KYIV, Ukraine — President Joe Biden’s top foreign policy adviser Jake Sullivan sought to reassure Ukrainians during an unannounced visit to Kyiv Wednesday that the U.S. will continue to support their efforts to fend off Russia’s two-year-old invasion. The national security adviser expressed optimism that lawmakers in Washington will break a monthlong logjam and approve … Read more

Britain’s David Cameron visits the Falkland Islands as Argentina renews its sovereignty claim

LONDON — Foreign Secretary David Cameron will visit the Falkland Islands this week to show they are a “valued part of the British family,” the U.K. government said Sunday. Britain’s top diplomat is making the trip amid renewed calls by Argentina for negotiations over the contested South Atlantic archipelago. The Foreign Office said Cameron will … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan visits Egypt as ties are back in full swing after a decade of tensions

CAIRO — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Edrogan was in Cairo on Wednesday for talks with his Egyptian counterpart to rally support for growing demands that Israel halt its war in the Gaza Strip against Hamas. Erdogan’s visit comes as ties between Ankara and Cairo are back on track after years of tensions and frosty relations. … Read more

Elon Musk visits Auschwitz-Birkenau in response to accusations of antisemitism on X

KRAKOW, Poland — KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Elon Musk, who has been accused of allowing antisemitic messages on his social media platform, X, visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp on Monday, saying afterwards that the tragedy of the Holocaust “hits you much more in the heart when you see it in person.” Musk … Read more

Japan’s Kishida visits quake-hit region as concerns rise about diseases in evacuation centers

TOKYO — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Sunday the country’s north-central region of Noto for the first time since the deadly Jan. 1 earthquakes to alleviate growing concern about slow relief work and the spread of diseases in evacuation centers. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake left 220 dead and 26 others still missing while injuring … Read more

U.K. Prime Minister Visits Kyiv to Show Support for Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine — U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak traveled to Kyiv on Friday to unveil a new support package for Ukraine, including an increase in military funding for its war with Russia that after 22 months shows no sign of ending. The 2.5 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) in military funding for Ukraine over the next … Read more

French foreign minister visits Kyiv and pledges solidarity as Russia launches attacks

KYIV, Ukraine — France’s new foreign minister arrived in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Saturday to meet with his counterpart in a sign of support for Ukraine as Russia’s full-scale invasion nears its second anniversary. Stéphane Séjourné noted that Ukraine was his first destination abroad since his appointment in a government reshuffle this week. … Read more

Japan’s foreign minister visits Poland to strengthen ties with the NATO nation

WARSAW, Poland — Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa met with top officials in Poland on Monday to strengthen ties with the NATO nation, which borders Ukraine. Kamikawa conferred with Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski in Warsaw and a placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. She also was scheduled to meet President Andrzej … Read more

Withings’ new multiscope device checks vitals for telehealth visits

Aside from a brief on-again-off-again thing with Nokia, Withings has been quietly establishing itself as a home health powerhouse in recent years. The French company might not have the big-name pull of an Apple or Samsung, but it has been making some expertly crafted devices designed to make vital readings accessible outside the doctor’s office. … Read more

Danny Masterson’s First Days in Prison Revealed, No Family Visits

We’ve got a look at what’s on the docket for Danny Masterson for at least his first 90 days in prison … and it looks like the disgraced actor will be on a short leash. According to the official procedures for the prison, Masterson has to go through a reception and classification process that started … Read more