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Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds
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Walmart, CVS face trial for putting sham homeopathic products next to real meds

Pharmacy giants CVS and Walmart will have to face trials over claims that placing ineffective homeopathic products alongside legitimate over-the-counter medicines on store shelves deceives consumers into thinking that the pseudoscientific products are akin to evidence-based, Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs. The claims come from the nonprofit organization Center for Inquiry (CFI), which filed nearly...

G7 leaders condemn ‘sham’ referendums in occupied Ukraine – POLITICO
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G7 leaders condemn ‘sham’ referendums in occupied Ukraine – POLITICO

Leaders of the G7 condemned the “sham” Russian referendums being carried out in occupied Ukraine as a “phony” pretext to illegally grab territory. In a statement on Friday evening, the group of the wealthiest nations said that the votes organized by Moscow were in breach of the U.N. Charter and international law and had no...

Occupied parts of Ukraine vote on joining Russia in ‘sham’ referendums
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Occupied parts of Ukraine vote on joining Russia in ‘sham’ referendums

Such a move could provide Moscow with a pretext to escalate its faltering war, which has seen Kyiv regain thousands of square miles of territory this month. In an address Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the specter of nuclear weapons in his address, saying he would use “all the means at our disposal,” if...

Moscow-Held Regions Of Ukraine Hold ‘Sham’ Referendums On Joining Russia
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Moscow-Held Regions Of Ukraine Hold ‘Sham’ Referendums On Joining Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said. The Kremlin-orchestrated referendums, which have been widely denounced by Ukraine and the West as shams without any legal force, are seen as a step toward annexing the territories by Russia. The votes...

Russia-Ukraine war latest updates: Kremlin to hold sham referendums
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Russia-Ukraine war latest updates: Kremlin to hold sham referendums

Putin faces domestic fury over reservist call-up: Russian families bade tearful farewells on Thursday to thousands of sons and husbands abruptly summoned for military duty as part of Putin’s new mobilization, Robyn Dixon, Mary Ilyushina and David L. Stern report. “More than 1,300 people were arrested at anti-mobilization protests in cities and towns across Russia...

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine in ‘sham’ vote to join Russia
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Moscow-held regions of Ukraine in ‘sham’ vote to join Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said. The Kremlin-orchestrated referendums, which have been widely denounced by Ukraine and the West as shams without any legal force, are seen as a step toward annexing the territories by Russia. The votes...

Blinken calls out Russia for “sham referenda” to annex parts of Ukraine and “reckless nuclear threats”
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Blinken calls out Russia for “sham referenda” to annex parts of Ukraine and “reckless nuclear threats”

United Nations — At a meeting intended to be a face-to-face confrontation between top diplomats from the United States, Russia and Ukraine, Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered a tough message to Russia and world powers that “reckless nuclear threats must stop immediately.”  His remarks echoed the speech President Biden delivered to the U.N. on Wednesday,...

Foreign Secretary James Cleverly calls on countries to reject Putin’s ‘sham’ referenda in Ukraine | Politics News
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Foreign Secretary James Cleverly calls on countries to reject Putin’s ‘sham’ referenda in Ukraine | Politics News

The foreign secretary has called on countries to reject the “charade” of referenda to be held in Russian-controlled regions in eastern and southern Ukraine. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council, James Cleverly said Vladimir Putin plans to fix the results of votes on becoming parts of Russia. He said: “We have information which means...

Russia bid to annexe parts of Ukraine with sham votes ‘doomed’ to fail
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Russia bid to annexe parts of Ukraine with sham votes ‘doomed’ to fail

A Ukrainian soldier rides on a car after fetching water from a community well at the liberated village in Troitske, Kharkiv region, on September 18, 2022. Yasuyoshi Chiba | Afp | Getty Images Ukrainian officials dismissed plans by Russian-occupied parts of the country to hold referenda on whether to join the Russian Federation, saying the...