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Cats classified as ‘invasive alien species’ by Polish scientific institute

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Respected scientific institute Polish Academy of Sciences (PASIFIC) has officially classified cats as an "invasive alien species," according to the Associated Press. The study, headed by PASIFIC biologist Wojciech So...

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek’s winning streak ends in defeat by France’s Alizé Cornet at Wimbledon

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Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek, ranked world No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association, was defeated by France's Alizé Cornet at Wimbledon Saturday, ending her 37-match winning streak. Swiatek, who lost to Cornet, 6...

Velveeta releases a cheese-scented nail polish in collaboration with Nails Inc.

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Cheese-lovers can now wear their favorite dairy product on their fingertips, thanks to Velveeta and British nail polish brand Nails Inc. A limited-edition set of two cheese-scented polishes will cost cheese fanatic...

Rep. Mike Turner describes ‘disheartening despair’ at Polish refugee facility, blames Putin for atrocities

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Turner, who serves as the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, traveled to Poland's border with Ukraine over the weekend with House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Re...

Iga Swiatek becomes 1st Polish tennis player ranked No. 1

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The 20-year-old Swiatek — pronounced shvee-ON-tek — takes over from Ash Barty, who announced last month she would be retiring at the age of 25 after more than two years at No. 1. Swiatek won the 2020 French Open and ...

Biden to meet with Polish President, visit refugees and issue ‘major address’ on final day of Europe trip

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President Joe Biden on Saturday is taking part in his final stop on a last-minute trip to Europe aimed at synchronizing how Western allies will address Russia's war with Ukraine and reassure nations that they have t...

Russians hit Ukrainian military base near Polish border in war’s westernmost attack

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At least nine people were killed in the attack and 57 wounded, the government said, Reuters reported.  NATO sometimes conducts joint military exercises with Ukraine at the International Center for Peacekeeping and Se...

Ukraine news: Major Polish cities running out of space for refugees

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Nearly 2.6 million Ukrainians have fled the country amid Russia's invasion as of Saturday — the majority of which (1.6 million) sought refuge in Poland, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). ...

Chicago mom flies to help Ukrainians at Polish border: ‘I could not stay at home’

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Yulia Skuibida, 39, was born and raised in Kyiv; she's lived in Chicago for the past 17 years. When she heard that Russia had invaded Ukraine, she felt she had to take immediate action.  The very next day, she boarde...

Motorist allegedly plows into Polish embassy in DC amid tensions with Russia

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A passerby said she did not witness the event but "heard a huge boom and saw smoke" from her apartment. The witness went on to say that the driver was still alive, as was the driver of another car that was involved i...

Pentagon says Polish proposal to transfer jets to US to give to Ukraine isn’t ‘tenable’

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The Pentagon on Tuesday evening dismissed Poland's proposal floated hours earlier to transfer its MiG-29 fighter jets to the United States for delivery to Ukraine. Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said in a sta...

US, Polish Knights of Columbus rescuing, feeding Ukrainian refugees inside war zone

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The Polish branch of the Knights of Columbus has mobilized thousands of volunteers to provide food, shelter and protection for Ukrainian refugees fleeing to the Polish border as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues...

Polish ambassador warns Putin has sights set beyond Ukraine, calls for decades long Russian sanctions

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: LIVE UPDATES Magierowski told Fox News that Poland announced Thursday it would increase its own military spending to 3% of the country’s GDP. Saturday marked the tenth day since Russian President...

Polish luger says Beijing barrier crash could have been a ‘tragedy’

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(Reuters)Polish luger Mateusz Sochowicz said his accident while training on the Olympic track near Beijing on Monday could have resulted in "tragedy" if he had not taken evasive action to try to avoid a closed barri...

German police stop far-right vigilantes patrolling Polish border

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Berlin, GermanyGerman police said on Sunday they had stopped more than 50 far-right vigilantes armed with pepper spray, a bayonet, a machete and batons who were trying to patrol the Polish border to stop migrants fro...

Three Polish regions repeal ‘LGBT-free’ declarations

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Warsaw, PolandThree Polish regional councils voted on Monday to repeal motions declaring their provinces "LGBT-free zones," state-run news agency PAP reported, after the European Union threatened to withdraw funding....

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