News Trending Now - Thursday, March 3


The top news stories trending in San Diego on Thursday, March 3, 2022.

INSANE IN THE UKRAINE

·Vladimir Putin says violence 'will get worse' and plans to take over all of Ukraine

·Russia takes first major Ukraine city as defensive weapons pour in from Western allies

·UN says at least 227 civilians dead in Ukraine

·Ukraine's neighbor prepares to defend itself after dictator hints at plans

·France warns 'worst is yet to come' in Ukraine

·'World War III has already started': Ukraine official warns Russian invasion is an attack on the free world

·Putin's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov likens the US to Nazi Germany and repeats warning that WW3 'can only be nuclear' in latest TV rant 

·Why some white evangelicals are cheerleading Russia

·Jon Stewart on Why the Right Would ‘Rather Do a Deal With Putin Than Pelosi’

LEADER OF THE PACK

·Zelenskyy challenges Putin to meet in person as Ukraine faces onslaught from Russia

·Comedy series starring Ukrainian President Zelenskyy gets boost in popularity

·Zelenskyy says it's a 'pity' US support came 'after' Russian war began

SEEING RED

·China reportedly asked Russia to delay Ukraine invasion for Olympics

·China’s Propaganda Machine Gears Up for Putin — and Blames America for the Invasion

·China says no to sanctioning Russia amid Ukraine bombardment, vows to continue 'normal trade cooperation'

·China calls reports on Chinese-Russian coordination on Ukraine 'fake news'

SHOW OF SUPPORT

·Biden asking Congress for at least $10B in new Ukraine spending

·Ukraine raises more than $48 million in cryptocurrency donations

·NASCAR legend Richard Childress offers to donate 1 million rounds of ammo to Ukraine

·NASCAR's Rick Hendrick donating $200,000 to Ukraine

·Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds pledge to match donations for Ukrainian refugees up to $1 million

WAR WOKE

·Ukraine is a climate story. Because everything is a climate story

·In Ukraine reporting, Western press reveals grim bias toward ‘people like us’

INSURRECTIONISTS

·IS IT A CRIME? Committee investigating Capitol assault believes Trump broke law

·Donald Trump’s Dead Tweets

·Donald Trump Jr fills in for his banned father with late-night Twitter rant at State of the Union

·AI detects mental disorders based on web posts

READY PLAYER ONE

·Zuckerberg declares humans will live in metaverse and leave reality

·Facebook researchers find apps can make lonelier

·Apple to replace iPhones with contact lenses?

CRIME TIME

·San Diego police, city leaders call attention to uptick in homicides, spate of shootings

·George Gascón wouldn’t compromise, until he did. Now, no one is happy

·Trump’s border wall breached by smugglers over 3,000 times, records reveal

ARMAGEDDON 

·'Could happen tomorrow': Experts know disaster upon disaster looms for West Coast

·San Diego hurtles toward $5-a-gallon gasoline


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