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Scotland faces a dilemma following the UK Chancellor’s mini-budget as business leaders urge the devolved administration to match tax cuts to avoid further divergence with England which could risk economic underperformance. Leftist critics have meanwhile urged Nicola Sturgeon’s government to focus on fixing inequalities and funding services. On Friday, Kwasi …

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Ukrainian collaborators tortured me for Russia, says my father | world news

A Ukrainian man claimed to have been tied up, beaten and shocked with an electric charge during the occupation of his village by Russia. But instead of Russian soldiers abusing him directly, Andrii Matiazh, 46, claimed it was local Ukrainian police officers who had switched allegiances. “Someone tortured me,” he …

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“They have neither fear nor pity”: the gang regime invades the Haitian capital | Haiti

Jean Michel thought his neighborhood north of Port-au-Prince, far from the capital’s infamous slums, would protect his family from the violence that is overwhelming the Haitian capital. But in May, young men began arriving in town on motorbikes, armed with assault rifles. In June, they took control of the region. …

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UN allows Ukrainian Zelenskiy to address world leaders next week via video

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The 193-member United Nations General Assembly said on Friday it would allow Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to address the annual gathering of world leaders next week with a pre-recorded video. The decision was adopted with 101 votes for, 7 votes against and 19 abstentions. Russia, Belarus, …

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Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after a solemn procession

LONDON (AP) — The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time on Wednesday, carried in a horse-drawn carriage and greeted by cannons and the tinkling of Big Ben, in a solemn procession through crowds draped in flags. lined streets of London to Westminster Hall. There, …

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‘Clairvoyant’ 2012 The climate report warns of extreme weather

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Editor Record high temperatures in urban Europe as heatwaves scorch the planet more often. Devastating floods, some in poorer unprepared areas. Increased destruction caused by hurricanes. Drought and famine in the poorest parts of Africa as drought spells worsen across the world. Savage weather around …

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Aussie Sevens teams into World Cup semi-finals | Latest rugby news

Faith Nathan continued her dazzling World Cup try-scoring exploits, with her double stunning England and taking the Australian women’s side to seven in the semi-finals in Cape Town. They will be joined on Sunday by their fellow World Series winners, who made the final four of the men’s event with …

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‘She was extraordinary,’ says New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern as world mourns Queen

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has described the death of Queen Elizabeth as the end of a chapter in history, as leaders of South Pacific countries mourn the death of the monarch of 96 years old. After Elizabeth died on Thursday, her eldest son Charles automatically …

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New images of the Titanic herald the next step in high seas tourism

New images of the Titanic wreck released last week by a commercial exploration company show the doomed ship in vivid detail and underscore that the world for wealthy tourists extends not just to space, but also to the deep sea. The minute-long clip was shared by OceanGate Expeditions, a company …

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World Economic Forum official says Canada has bigger issues to discuss than conspiracy theories

A senior World Economic Forum official says Canada should talk about more important things than conspiracy theories targeting his organization. WEF chief executive Adrian Monck also argues that politicians who espouse these theories should consider whether they are spreading misinformation from bad actors. “Canada should be talking about a lot …

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No soft response in case of nuclear test in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s national security adviser said he and his counterparts in the United States and Japan had agreed there would be no soft response if North Korea proceeded to a nuclear test, the Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. Kim Sung-han made the comment in Hawaii where …

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What is the environmental cost of gas flaring?

Russia has reportedly flared large amounts of gas near the Finnish border since July, releasing around 9,000 tonnes of CO2 per day. DW examines the potential climate impact. In its recent analysis of activity at the under-construction liquid natural gas facility in Portovaya, not far from where the Nord Stream …

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China ‘ready to defeat provocation’ as two US Navy ships cross Taiwan Strait | world news

China says it is “ready to defeat any provocation” as two US Navy warships sail through international waters in the Taiwan Strait. It comes a few weeks later United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the area – the highest-ranking American elected official to visit for more than 25 years. …

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Trump Florida real estate search: Judge orders unsealing of redacted affidavit

A judge on Thursday ordered the Justice Department to release a redacted version of the affidavit it relied on when federal agents searched former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate for classified documents. The directive from US Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart came hours after federal law enforcement officials sealed the parts …

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Williamsport will host the world on Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

MARK NANCE/Sun-Gazette Correspondent Crowds pack West Fourth Street during Williamsport hosts the world on Friday. The 12th annual Welcomes the World Williamsport Festival returns Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Williamsport. It is expected to have the highest turnout in years. The event, hosted …

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Hindu escapes lynching in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy: report | world news

A Hindu sanitation worker in Pakistan has been jailed in a false blasphemy case for alleged desecration of the Quran, according to local media. The complaint was reportedly filed by a local resident after his fight with the sanitation worker from the Hindu minority community of Hyderabad in Pakistan. Police …

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US Treasury official to visit India amid tensions in Ukraine

Amid tensions over India’s neutral stance on the invasion that began in late February, the United States wants the meetings to focus on how to deepen ties with the South Asian nation. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo will travel to Mumbai and New Delhi for meetings that include Prime Minister …

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College football world reacts to Michigan quarterback news

MADISON, WI – OCTOBER 02: Cade McNamara #12 of the Michigan Wolverines stands under center against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on October 2, 2021 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images) Despite leading Michigan to its first victory over Ohio State in a decade and its …

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News: NBA schedule leaks, World Cup, Smith and more

The first set of NBA schedule leaks include the Grizzlies’ Christmas Day debut. Plus: the start of the World Cup has been brought forward by one day; ancient sports center anchor Michael Smith has a new gig; and more. First NBA schedule leaks include Grizzlies’ first Christmas game The Memphis …

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6 challenges for international students in college | Best Global Universities

Attending an American university is an exciting prospect for new international students. But as you embark on a new chapter as an international student abroad, you’ll need to make some adjustments. “You have taken many steps, as they say, to come and study in another country. It is a new …

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Russian-Ukrainian War Live: Moscow plans to link Zaporzhzhia nuclear power plant to Crimea, operator warns | Ukraine

Key events Show only key events Please enable JavaScript to use this feature Russia plans to connect a nuclear power plant to Crimea, according to the Ukrainian operator Russian forces occupying the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine are preparing to link the plant to Crimea, annexed by Moscow …

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College football world reacts to shocking news from Oklahoma coaches

NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 8: A general view before the Oklahoma Sooners game against the Florida A&M Rattlers on September 8, 2012 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma won 69-13. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) The Oklahoma Sooners football program announced shocking coaching news Sunday night. Longtime …

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Sports world reacts to heartbreaking Vin Scully news

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 02: Broadcaster Vin Scully waves to the crowd during the seventh inning between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on October 2, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1. (Photo by …

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Pope: Canadian residential schools were cultural ‘genocide’

Pope Francis agreed on Saturday that the attempt to eliminate Indigenous culture in Canada through a church-run residential school system amounts to cultural “genocide”. Speaking to reporters as he returned from Canada, Francis said he had not used the term on his trip to atone for the Catholic Church’s role …

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Latest news on the Russian-Ukrainian war: live updates

The Ukrainian Statehood Day celebrations on Thursday were mostly solemn, punctuated by an impassioned speech by President Volodymyr Zelensky.Credit…Pavlo Palamarchuk/Reuters KYIV – With Russian forces controlling 20% ​​of his country’s territory, tens of thousands of its citizens killed and dozens of towns and villages burned to the ground, President Volodymyr …

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EU agrees to limit the use of natural gas

Video European Union energy ministers have agreed to a deal that encourages bloc members to voluntarily reduce their natural gas consumption by 15% in order to manage their dependence on Russian energy.CreditCredit…Virginie Mayo/Associated Press BRUSSELS – European Union energy ministers struck a deal on Tuesday to cut their natural gas …

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Russian invasion of Ukraine: latest news

During his trip to Africa, Sergei V. Lavrov, the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, should try to portray Russia as the faithful ally of the continent.Credit…Byambasuren Byamba-Ochir/EPA, via Shutterstock President Vladimir V. Putin presents himself as the leader of a global movement that stands against the domination of the United …

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VINCE MCMAHON TO RETIRE – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.

STAMFORD, Connecticut, July 22, 2022 – Vince McMahon released the following statement today: “As I approach 77, I feel it is time for me to retire as Chairman and CEO of WWE. Over the years, it has been a privilege to help WWE to bring you joy, to inspire you, …

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The global success of “RRR” signals a breakthrough for Tollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — India’s film industry is one of the largest and most varied in the world — it’s really not one but many distinct industries, including Bollywood, Tollywood and others — but few of the approximately 2,000 films produced each year in the country earn many a dent …

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Covid rises in US amid muted warnings and murky data

COVID-19 is sweeping the United States again in what experts consider the most transmissible variant of the pandemic to date. But something is different this time: public health authorities are holding back. In Chicago, where the county’s COVID alert level was raised to “high” last week, the city’s top doctor …

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Ukraine-Russia War: Breaking News – The New York Times

Ukrainian soldiers near frontline positions in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Thursday.Credit…Mauricio Lima for the New York Times Military analysts have been saying for days that Russian forces have “suspended” offensive operations in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine. But try saying that to Ukrainian fighters under fire and …

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Fuel prices in the United States are not among the lowest in the world

CLAIM: Gasoline prices in the United States are among the lowest in the world. AP ASSESSMENT: False. Although the United States is not one of the countries with the highest fuel prices in the world in 2022, it is also not among those with the lowest prices. Dozens of countries …

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Portugal on high alert as temperatures soar | world news

LISBON (Reuters) – Bracing for soaring temperatures, Portugal raised its alert level to its third highest level of four on Monday, with the government saying thousands of firefighters are ready to act, but it also urged people to prevent fires. Under the state of contingency, which is in place until …

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In Santorini, Greece, 13 cloistered nuns pray for the world | world news

By GIOVANNA DELL’ORTO, Associated Press THIRA, Greece (AP) — Cruise ship tourists crowd souvenir shops and couples looking for the perfect sunset on Instagram crowd the alleyway outside St. Catherine’s Monastery, a short walk famous volcanic cliffs of Santorini. Inside this convent on one of the trendiest islands in Greece, …

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In Kashmir, ‘Conscious Music’ Tests India’s Limits of Speech | world news

By SHEIKH SAALIQ and AIJAZ HUSSAIN, Associated Press SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sarfaraz Javaid beats his chest rhythmically in the clip, swaying on guitar and letting his throaty voice echo through the forest: “What kind of soot shrouded the sky? It darkened my world. … Why was the house entrusted …

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Factbox-The crisis of legitimacy in Libyan political institutions | world news

(Reuters) – Libyan protesters want political authorities to resign and hold elections after previous transitional periods created institutions that hung on long after their mandates expired. Here are the key Libyan political institutions that have so far failed to overcome entrenched differences between rival authorities in the east and west …

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Pope Appoints First Cardinal of the Amazon Rainforest | world news

by FABIANO MAISONNAVE and NICOLE WINFIELD RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Archbishop of the Brazilian city of Manaus Leonardo Steiner kneels before Pope Francis on August 27, the Brazilian cleric will go down in history as the first cardinal to come from the Amazon region. . “Communities feel that …

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The American women beat Colombia 2-0; Upcoming World Cup qualifiers

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Kelley O’Hara scored in the 77th minute after a long lightning delay, and the Americans beat Colombia 2-0 on Tuesday night in their final tune-up before World Cup qualifying. . USA extended their unbeaten streak to 69 games at home. Lightning was reported near the Rio …

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The Russian fashion industry seeks the silver lining | world news

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Beneath its glitzy facade, Russia’s high fashion industry faces an uncertain future. Dozens of Western designer brands have left Russia in a backlash against Moscow’s decision to send troops to Ukraine, leaving their domestic rivals to take center stage. But at the annual Moscow Fashion Week, which …

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G7: Protesters at summit fear fallout from war in Ukraine will set back climate | world news

In Munich, a crowd of thousands of protesters greeted some of the most powerful leaders on the planet. Over the next few days, Germany will host the G7 meeting of the richest nations of the world and the demonstrators came armed with demands. “I came here because the politics of …

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Japanese fugitive charged with fraud expelled from Indonesia | world news

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A Japanese fugitive accused of defrauding about $7 million from a pandemic grant program was deported from Indonesia on Wednesday, an immigration official said. Mitsuhiro Taniguchi, who was arrested by Indonesian police on the island of Sumatra earlier this month, boarded a flight to Narita from Jakarta, …

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Bus attack in Raqqa, Syria kills 13 – Ministry of Defense | world news

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – An early Monday morning bus attack in northern Syria left 13 people dead, most of them government soldiers, the country’s defense ministry said. A ministry statement said 11 government soldiers and two civilians were killed in what it said was a terrorist attack on a civilian transport …

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18 dead in India, floods in Bangladesh; Millions homeless | world news

By JULHAS ALAM and WASBIR HUSSAIN, Associated Press DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — At least 18 people have died as massive floods ravaged northeast India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes under water and cutting transport links, officials said. authorities on Saturday. In the Indian state of Assam, at least nine …

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USA Basketball chooses roster for July World Cup qualifiers

MIAMI (AP) — USA Basketball is taking some veterans into the upcoming World Cup qualifying window. A roster of 12 players was released Thursday for the next two matches, scheduled for July 1 in Puerto Rico and July 4 in Cuba. The Americans are 3-1 so far in qualifying and …

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Nigeria to require social media platforms to open local offices | world news

ABUJA (Reuters) – Online platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Tiktok will be required to register and open offices in Nigeria and appoint government contact persons, according to the agency’s draft regulations. development of information technology. The code of practice for “Internet Intermediate/Interactive Computer Service Platforms” was aimed at combating online …

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Watch: A chef duo cooks up the world’s biggest chicken nugget

Celebrity chef Nick DiGiovanni from the USA and Lynn Davis from Japan have created another world record. This time they cooked the biggest Chicken nuggets in the world. Previously, the duo cooked the biggest cake pop in the world weighing 44.24 kg. On Saturday, Nick DiGiovanni posted a YouTube video …

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Canada to print health warnings on individual cigarettes | world news

Canada is about to become the first country in the world to require that a health warning be printed on every cigarette. This follows the inclusion of graphic photo warnings on tobacco product packaging – a policy that started an international trend when it was introduced two decades ago. The …

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Fertilizer costs could prolong global food tensions – FAO | world news

PARIS (Reuters) – Soaring costs of agricultural inputs such as fertilizer could deter producers from increasing production and worsen food security in poorer countries facing record import bills, it said on Thursday. the United Nations food agency. An index of input costs for farmers was at a record high and …

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Thai LGBTQ+ Allies Join First Official Pride Parade | world news

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of members of Thailand’s LGBTQ+ community raised rainbow flags during the country’s first official Pride Parade on Sunday evening to celebrate Pride Month and support gender equality . Also waving blue, pink and white transgender flags, the marchers made their way through Bangkok’s main streets. Some …

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Chinese Tiananmen Victims Will Not Be Forgotten, US Says | world news

By Ben Blanchard and James Pomfret TAIPEI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – The efforts of victims of China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Tiananmen Square 33 years ago will not be forgotten, the U.S. secretary of state said Antony Blinken, as Hong Kong warns against illegal gatherings. Saturday marks …

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Biden plans Gulf visit, could meet Crown Prince – Sources | world news

By Steve Holland, Jonathan Landay and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials are planning a trip by President Joe Biden to the Middle East later this month to meet Gulf allies, which could put him in the same room as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, sources said Wednesday. …

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Global stocks mixed, oil prices trading near $120 a barrel

Global shares were mixed on Tuesday after the European Union agreed to embargo most Russian oil imports by the end of the year, triggering another spike in oil prices. Shares fell in Frankfurt, Paris and Tokyo but rose in London and Shanghai. U.S. futures fell slightly ahead of the reopening …

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Nigerian opposition picks Abubakar to run for president again | world news

By MacDonald Dzirutwe and Abraham Achirga ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as a candidate to stand in the elections for succeed incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. Abubakar, 75, lost to Buhari …

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Top 10 news: Bulletproof backpack sales rise in the US, Putin’s ally says “Ukraine is closed…Poland next”, and more

At least 19 children and two adults were killed as a teenager fired open fire into the school in the worst school shooting in the United States since Sandy Hook. Following the attack, sales of bulletproof backpacks rose again in a number of states across the country, according to Business …

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Sports World responds to school shooting in Uvalde, Texas | Sports News

In Dallas, Steve Kerr and Jason Kidd did not want to talk about basketball. LeBron James made no effort to hide his anger. Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, a young father, called the news “devastating”. The sports world reacted swiftly on Tuesday to news of an 18-year-old gunman opening fire on …

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Zelenskyy’s speech takes center stage on first day of Davos rally

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A virtual keynote address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will be the focus of the first day of the World Economic Forum’s gathering of business leaders, government officials and other personalities that kicked off Monday in Davos, Switzerland. The village in the Swiss Alps has been …

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After the United States and Europe, monkeypox spreads to Israel

Israel reported the first case of monkeypox on Saturday as the disease spread through western Asia after a 30-year-old man tested positive for the virus. The man was placed in isolation and tested as he had mild symptoms. The virus which was found in Central and West Africa has been …

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The Ecuadorian President will participate in the Summit of the Americas organized by the United States | world news

QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso will attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles next month, he said on Thursday during a visit to the South American country by U.S. First Lady Jill Biden. Lasso’s decision is a boost for the summit to be hosted by the …

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Suspect in Korean salon attack had ravings about Asians, says girlfriend

The man accused of shooting three Korean women at a Dallas hair salon last week had been admitted to several mental health facilities because of his delusions about Asians, his girlfriend told police, according to a affidavit under warrant of arrest obtained Tuesday by TIl Dallas Morning News. Jeremy Theron …

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Small Buoy Wins Ukraine; West says Russians are losing momentum | world news

By OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged down war, the prospect of a larger NATO and an adversary buoyed by victories on Sunday on and off the battlefield. Senior …

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Australia’s Morrison pledges more empathy if re-elected Prime Minister | world news

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Saturday to be more empathetic if re-elected, as his government continues to trail the opposition Labor Party a week before the general election. Australians head to the polling booths on May 21, with recent polls showing Morrison’s Liberal-National coalition set …

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UK imposes visas on Salvadorans after surge in asylum claims | world news

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – The United Kingdom said on Wednesday it had imposed a visa requirement on Salvadorans wishing to enter the country after authorities reported an increase in asylum applications. The UK Home Office said in a memorandum that there had been a “sustained and significant” increase in the …

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Singapore Bans Controversial Kashmir Film Praised by Modi in India | world news

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore has banned a controversial Indian film about the exodus of Hindus from Muslim-majority Kashmir, citing concerns about its “potential to spark enmity between different communities”. ‘The Kashmir Files’ has been hailed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing Hindu nationalist supporters, and proved a …

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister visits the ruined Ukrainian city of Mariupol | world news

(Reuters) – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visited Mariupol, the country’s top government official yet to set foot in the southern Ukrainian port city after weeks of shelling Russians. Russia, which sent thousands of troops to Ukraine on February 24 in what it calls a special military operation, claimed …

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Morning shock? Swiss find cocaine among bags of coffee beans | world news

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss police say an investigation is underway after workers at a Nespresso factory in western Switzerland found 500 kilograms (more than 1,100 pounds) of cocaine, a market value of $50 million, as they unloaded coffee beans that had arrived by train. The Friborg regional police said on …

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British Virgin Islands Acting Prime Minister Appointed to Succeed Fahie | world news

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Acting Prime Minister of the British Virgin Islands Natalio Wheatley said on Wednesday he had been named to take over, in light of the drug arrest of Prime Minister-elect Andrew Fahie in Miami last week. Wheatley said in a Facebook Live address that efforts are underway …

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Russia plans annexation of eastern Ukraine, says US official | world news

Michael Carpenter, the US ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said the suspected actions are ‘straight out of the Kremlin’s playbook’ and will not be recognized by states States or their partners and allies. A senior US official said the United States believed Russia was planning …

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India’s head of state pushes to replace religion-based laws | world news

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – India should replace religion-based marriage and inheritance laws with a uniform civil code, the chief minister of a northeastern state said on Sunday, aiming for rules which allow Muslim men, for example, to have four wives. Successive governments have avoided adopting such a code for fear …

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Relatives say former US Marine killed in action in Ukraine

A former US Marine has been killed alongside Ukrainian forces in the war with Russia, his relatives have told media in the first known death of a US citizen fighting in Ukraine. Rebecca Cabrera told CNN that her 22-year-old son, Willy Joseph Cancel, was killed Monday while working for a …

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Canada’s aging workforce threatens to worsen labor shortages | world news

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadians close to retirement outnumbered those entering the workforce by a record margin in 2021, census data released on Wednesday showed, raising concerns that the labor shortage in the country will worsen in the years to come. Although Statistics Canada expects the gap to narrow before widening …

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Mexico detains nearly 6,000 foreign migrants in four days | world news

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has detained nearly 6,000 foreign migrants in four days, the country’s National Institute for Migration (INM) said on Monday. The majority of the 5,688 migrants detained from April 21 to 24 were found in shelters, caravans or hidden in bus compartments or truck cabins, the …

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Wildfires sweep through New Mexico, hundreds of properties destroyed

Wind-driven wildfires destroyed hundreds of structures in northern New Mexico and forced thousands to flee mountain villages as blazes burned uncharacteristically earlier this year in the south -arid western United States. Two wildfires merged northwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico, and swept through 15 miles of forest driven by winds …

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Ukraine-Russia War News: Live News and Latest Updates

WASHINGTON — Top Biden administration officials say they believe the next four weeks will shape the eventual outcome of Russia’s war in Ukraine, with lasting ramifications that will influence the drawing of the map of Europe for the decades to come. While officials still expect the war to be long …

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Zelenskiy and Navalny voice support for Macron in Sunday’s election | world news

PARIS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and imprisoned Russian Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny have both expressed support for French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of an election that pits Macron against pro-Russia far-right candidate Marine Le Pen . Navalny tweeted his support for Macron, calling on French citizens to vote …

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Loaned Russian Paintings Blocked in Seoul Due to Sanctions | world news

Dozens of paintings by renowned Russian artists, including Wassily Kandinsky, are stuck in Seoul after an exhibition due to theft sanctions imposed following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, organizers said Monday. Paintings by some 50 Russian artists, including Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich and Alexander Rodchenko, among others, have been on display in …

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Live Covid-19 updates: vaccines, mask mandates and testing news

On a recent Wednesday, hopeful spectators lined up in Father Duffy Square, waiting to buy discounted tickets at the TKTS booth.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Many Broadway theater owners have decided to stop checking the vaccination status of ticket holders after April 30, but all will continue to require theatergoers …

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Chinese firms eyeing ‘strategic’ land globally: report

Reports say Chinese companies are looking for “strategic” land around the world near US military installations, including around key sea lanes and straits. A report by the Financial Times of London said some companies could be linked to the Chinese government while others appeared to be “genuine examples of private …

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Australian election campaign begins, polls show opposition | world news

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has extended his lead as the country’s favorite leader but his government could still lose the federal election next month, a poll showed on Monday, the first day of the official campaign. A poll for the Australian newspaper showed Morrison gaining a …

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In France, a biting election as Macron’s rival arises | world news

By JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press POISSY, France (AP) — From the market stall outside Paris that she has run for 40 years, Yvette Robert can see firsthand how soaring prices are weighing on the French presidential election and transforming the first round of voting from Sunday into a nail-biter for …

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Covid Live Updates: Boosters, Tests and Variant News

Nancy Pelosi was among lawmakers who appeared without a mask with President Biden at a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday.Credit…Kenny Holston for The New York Times President Nancy Pelosi of California has tested positive for the coronavirus, her office said Thursday, the latest senior official to do so …

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Press Violence in Mexico Soars Under Current Administration – Report | world news

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Violence against the press in Mexico reached unprecedented levels during the first half of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s administration, up 85% from the first half of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s administration. its predecessor, according to a report on Tuesday. The report comes as Mexico …

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

the Bucha killings to incite further punishment; EU to debate Russian gas import ban In what appears to mark a major policy shift, Germany has called for talks with the EU on whether to impose an import ban on Russian gas supplies. Image Alliance | Image Alliance | Getty Images …

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Pope denounces Russia’s ‘child’ war and EU-Libya deal in Malta | world news

By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Pope Francis said on Saturday he was considering a possible visit to the Ukrainian capital of kyiv and lambasted the leader who launched a “savage” war, delivering his most pointed denunciation yet. of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In his remarks in …

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Turkish Parliament Passes Law Reducing Voting Threshold to 7% | world news

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s parliament on Thursday passed a law lowering the minimum number of votes required for a party to enter parliament to 7% from 10%, which could reduce the likelihood of a snap election this year. President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK party and its nationalist MHP allies had presented …

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Live Updates: Turkey calls for ceasefire as talks resume | world news

ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a ceasefire as Russian and Ukrainian delegations resume talks in Istanbul. In a speech he delivered early on Tuesday, Erdogan said progress in the talks could pave the way for a meeting between the leaders of the two countries. “We …

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A Ukrainian fashion brand in a bombed city flees and flees | world news

By CARA ANNA, Associated Press LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Just days ago, Artem Gorelov was trying to survive in one of Ukraine’s most brutal regions, the Russian-occupied suburb of Bucha. Now he stands in a quiet room in the late afternoon sun, handcrafting hats for a local fashion label worn …

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Bolsonaro reduces Lula’s advantage for Brazil elections -Datafolha | world news

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro gained ground on favorite Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ahead of October’s election, but he still trails the left-wing leader by 17 percentage points, according to a new poll on Thursday. Pollster Datafolha said former President Lula would get 43% of the …

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Women’s tennis: world No. 1 Ash Barty announces her surprise retirement | Tennis News

The Australian has won 15 titles including the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the French Open and was the sport’s best player for 121 weeks. The world’s best female tennis player, Ashleigh Barty, has stunned the sport by announcing her early retirement aged just 25. “Today is difficult and emotional for …

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Britain and US warn of satellite communication risks after Ukraine hack | world news

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the United States have warned organizations of the risks associated with using satellite communications following a cyberattack on satellite internet modems as Russia invaded Ukraine . Western intelligence agencies investigated the attack that disrupted high-speed satellite internet access provided by US telecommunications company Viasat, Reuters …

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Last war between Ukraine and Russia: ‘room for compromise’ in ceasefire talks; three European leaders meet Zelenskiy in Kyiv – live | world news

Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels report: Volodymyr Zelenskiy told reporters “with allies like this we will win this war” after the prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia made a perilous train journey to kyiv to offer their support. The Ukrainian president’s comments follow an extraordinary …

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China Fights Multiple Outbreaks, Piloted by Stealth Omicron | world news

By HUIZHONG WU, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese authorities reported 1,337 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases Monday in dozens of mainland cities, as the fast-spreading variant commonly known as “stealth omicron” fuels China’s largest outbreak. In two years. The vast majority of new cases – 895 – were in …

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South Africa suspends Comair’s air operator certificate – Ministry of Transport | world news

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa suspended the Air Operator’s Certificate for Comair as a precaution for 24 hours, grounding its fleet and affecting passengers using low-cost carrier Kulula as well as British Airways flights, the Ministry of Transport announced on Saturday. . Comair has been operating local and regional …

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Breaking news on the Russian-Ukrainian war: “We are all dealing with a terrorist state”, says Zelenskiy; Mariupol citizens without food, water or medical care | world news

Over the past two days we have already evacuated about 100,000 people through humanitarian corridors. Nevertheless Mariupol, Volnovakha remain fully blocked. Even if we did everything to organize a humanitarian corridor, the Russian troops did not stop bombing. Despite this, I decided to send a convoy of goods [trucks] for …

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Latest news on the Russian-Ukrainian war: NATO gives the “green light to the bombings” with the absence of a no-fly zone, according to Zelenskiy | world news

Local officials in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson said on Friday that Russia was failing to keep its end of the bargain on proposed “humanitarian corridors” even as supplies of food and other essential items need were beginning to diminish in the region. Leaders of Ukraine and Russia announced …

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Russia-Ukraine live updates: WW3 would be nuclear, warns Lavrov

The latest US sanctions are unlikely to have much immediate effect, but will impact Russia’s economy in the long term, experts told ABC News. With new sanctions on additional entities linked to the Russian defense sector – and focusing on the long-term capacity of the Russian oil and gas sector …

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Islamabad-based diplomats call on Pakistan to condemn Russia | world news

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Senior diplomats from 22 countries, including European Union member states, on Tuesday jointly called on the Pakistani government to support a United Nations General Assembly resolution condemning Russia’s aggression against the ‘Ukraine. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was in Moscow to meet President Vladimir Putin last week …

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Invasion of Ukraine: The Stories Behind Those Forced to Flee Putin’s War | world news

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, it is the stories of ordinary people that resonate most with the rest of the world. Poland, Sky News caught up with some of those forced to flee the eye of the storm and their beloved homes in Ukraine for security on the …

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Latest Russia-Ukraine News: 198 Ukrainians Killed in Invasion as Fighting Continues in Kiev Streets | world news

4:28 East 04:28 Russia’s lockdown of the Swift financial payments network became more likely after Cyprus agreed to the proposal. Calls have been made for Russia to be excluded from the system, which facilitates cross-border payments. It is believed that this will increase pressure on Russian businesses and the economy. …

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Is Ukraine strong enough to defend against the Russian invasion? | world news

Ukraine’s armed forces are vastly outnumbered and outgunned by Russia, but as Russia begins what could be a full-scale invasion, military experts say they would be able to mount significant resistance and inflict heavy losses. Ukraine’s military is also better trained and equipped than in 2014, when Russia captured the …

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Covid-19 news: live updates on masks, vaccines and cases

Neil Cavuto in 2019. The Fox Business host has been one of the vaccine network’s most vocal supporters.Credit…Richard Drew/Associated Press Neil Cavuto, the veteran Fox Business host who hasn’t appeared on the network in over a month, returned on Monday, telling viewers his absence was due to Covid-19 pneumonia which …

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