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Sunday March 13rd, 2022 evening edition

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Russian troops kill New York Times journalist in Irpen, another journalist wounded.

In Irpen, Russian troops killed a New York Times journalist, and another journalist was wounded, Chief of the police in Kyiv region Andriy Nebitov has said.

"The invaders cynically kill even international media journalists who are trying to show the truth about the atrocities of Russian troops in Ukraine.

Today, a 51-year-old correspondent of the world-famous New York Times media was shot dead in Irpen.

He also published an editorial journalistic ID and passport, according to which this is a video journalist, U.S. citizen Brent Renaud.

Prosecutor general calls on intl partners to take responsibility, help Ukraine after murder of NYT journalist 16:08, 13.03.2022. LATEST. »

There are 5 fewer Doritos per bag now thanks to inflation

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If your bag of Doritos has seemed suspiciously skimpy on chips lately, you're not alone.

Frito-Lay confirmed that it decreased the number of chips you get per bag by five whole delicious triangles in 2021 in order to account for inflation, Quartz reports.

"Inflation is hitting everyone … we took just a little bit out of the bag so we can give you the same price and you can keep enjoying your chips," a representative of the company explained. »

Bismack Biyombo to donate full NBA salary from this season to build hospital in DR Congo and honor late father

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(CNN) Bismack Biyombo will donate his NBA seasonal salary to build a hospital in his native Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and honor his late father, the Phoenix Suns star said Friday.

The 29-year-old returned to the NBA in January, signing a contract for the duration of the season with the Suns having not played since the close of the 2020-21 campaign last fall.

Now back on the court, Biyombo's sole mission is to dedicate his season to his father's memory -- channeled through his performances and the efforts of his Bismack Biyombo Foundation. »

‘The Kremlin is lying’: Hackers build tool to let anyone text Russian citizens about the war in Ukraine

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Hackers have created an online tool that lets users auto-text message random Russian phone numbers with information about the war in Ukraine.

One user who asked to remain anonymous but provided the Daily Dot with text messages they had made using the tool applauded the project.

The campaign is just a small part of a growing wave of hacktivism targeted towards the Russian state. »

IRGC fired missiles at Iraq in response to Israeli drone strike - report

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Iran has confirmed it fired 12 missiles from its territory that fell near the newly-constructed US consulate in Erbil in northwestern Iraq on Saturday night.

View of the damaged studio at the Kurdistan 24 TV building, as staff work, after a ballistic missiles attack nearby in Erbil, Iraq March 13, 2022.

The IRGC-affiliated Tasnim News Agency reported that Fateh-110 ballistic missiles were used in the attack. »