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Steve May 27, 2022

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 93rd day, we take a look at the main developments. Russia’s shortage of combat equipment is showing in the battle for Severodonetsk as its ground forces continue their attempt to surround it, the UK’s defence ministry says [File: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters] Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Here are […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Genivaldo de Jesus Santos dies of asphyxiation after being trapped by officers in the back of smoke-filled car. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Video of an unarmed Black man in Brazil being asphyxiated with gas in the boot of a police car after getting stopped by highway patrol has sparked fury in the […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The security group used by Greene was also previously used by Kyle Rittenhouse Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia (Getty Images) This article originally appeared on Raw Story On Thursday, The New York Times reported that far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) spent $183,000 on security since January — the largest such expenditure by any candidate for Congress. “From […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Four people were dead and two others were injured after a house exploded in Pennsylvania on Thursday night, officials said. Two additional people may be unaccounted for, Pottstown Borough Manager Justin Keller said. The explosion happened around 8 p.m. in the borough, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The cause of the explosion was not […]

Steve May 27, 2022

TOKYO — Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now, the prime minister said Thursday. Beginning June 10, Japan will allow the entry of people on tours with fixed schedules and guides, […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Fiji will become the 14th country and first Pacific island nation to join US President Joe Biden’s signature economic framework, the White House announced on Friday, delivering a boost to Washington’s efforts to counter growing Chinese influence in the Asia Pacific. The announcement of Fiji’s membership of the Indo-Pacific […]

Steve May 26, 2022

BOSTON — It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem “witch” who wasn’t has been officially pardoned. Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and sentenced to death at the height of the Salem Witch Trials. Johnson was […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will skip Friday’s National Rifle Association convention and instead make a return trip to Uvalde, the rural town devastated by an elementary school shooting this week, his office said Thursday evening. Abbott, who is seeking re-election in November, will record video remarks that will be shown at the NRA event in Houston, a spokesman for the […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Profits shrink 8.5 percent from a year earlier as lockdowns squeeze margins and disrupt factory activity. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Profits at China’s industrial firms fell at their fastest pace in two years in April as high raw material prices and supply chain chaos caused by COVID-19 curbs squeezed margins and disrupted […]

Steve May 26, 2022

US expresses ‘disappointment’ after Security Council fails to tighten sanctions after slew of banned missile launches. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 China and Russia have vetoed an effort to tighten United Nations sanctions on North Korea after a spate of missile launches this year, in the first split among the five veto-wielding permanent […]

Steve May 26, 2022

At a carefully choreographed press conference in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a promise that will be bookmarked by diplomats and analysts in capitals around the world. Beijing, he said, had “no intention” of building a military base in the Pacific nation. A month after China and the […]

Steve May 26, 2022

UVALDE, Texas —  Under a beating Texan sun, Guadalupe Salazar marveled at the family and friends all around her cooking chicken and burgers on a flaming grill, pouring cups of homemade lemonade and soaping down pickups as part of a pop-up “car wash and plate sale” near the heart of town. All she could think of […]

Steve May 26, 2022

Manila, Philippines – In a small huddle with martial law victims and their surviving families in Manila’s Monument of Heroes memorial park, Joey Faustino wonders what has happened to the Philippines. “Should I feel betrayed that the lies have prevailed? Or forgotten and neglected by our countrymen who believed these lies?” he asks, a week […]

Steve May 26, 2022

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of […]