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Wednesday January 19th, 2022 day edition

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"The full strength of RF AF (Russian Federation's Armed Forces) land group at the Ukrainian direction -- (is) over 106,000 personnel.

The assessment called the situation "difficult," and said Ukraine believes Russia is "trying to split and weaken the European Union and NATO.".

Ukrainian military intelligence said Russia has deployed troops from its central and eastern regions to its western border "on a permanent basis."

At the end of December and in January, Russia has been moving "stockpiles of ammunition, field hospitals and security services" to the border, it said, which according to Ukraine "confirms the preparation for offensive operations.".

Russia's intelligence activity against Ukraine has also intensified, the assessment said, with additional radio and satellite traffic units being deployed near the Ukrainian border and reconnaissance flights along the border having tripled since this time last year.

The billionaire led Ukraine from 2014 until 2019, taking power shortly after Russia invaded and subsequently annexed Crimea.

"We need to make Russia weaker, and to make Russia weaker, we can do that through the sanctions. »

Florida Department of Health confirms Dr. Raul Pino put on leave for encouraging Orange County Department of Health employees to get vaccinated

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The Florida Department of Health Medical Director that oversees areas of Orange County including Orlando has been put on leave for encouraging his own staff to get vaccinated.

Orange County Medical Director Dr. Raul Pino wrote an email to staff on Jan. 4th encouraging them to get vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19.

In it he wrote, “I have a hard time understanding how we can be in public health and not practice it.”. »

Exclusive: Eric Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle's phone records subpoenaed by January 6 committee

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The phone records obtained by the committee are part of a new round of call detail records subpoenaed from communication companies, multiple sources tell CNN.

CNN reported last month that the committee had already subpoenaed the phone records of more than 100 people as part of its investigation.

The newly obtained records include the cell phone number used by Eric Trump, according to sources familiar with the number. »

Welcoming the Incredible Teams and Legendary Franchises of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft Gaming

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As we pursue that mission, it is incredibly exciting to announce that Microsoft has agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard.

Once the deal is complete, the Activision Blizzard business will report to me as CEO, Microsoft Gaming.

As we extend the joy and community of gaming to everyone, we look forward to welcoming all of our friends at Activision Blizzard to Microsoft Gaming. »