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Steve May 10, 2022

Latest package will give Ukraine military and economic assistance, help US’s regional allies and replenish weapons Pentagon has shipped overseas. Published On 11 May 202211 May 2022 The US House of Representatives has approved a fresh $40bn aid package for Ukraine, after President Joe Biden called for more funds to help Kyiv thwart Russia’s three-month-old […]

Steve May 10, 2022

Hungry and thirsty, Mohammed Tanveer walked and hitchhiked 1,900 kilometres home after losing his job in the first coronavirus wave in 2020 – and, like many Indian migrants, has promised never to work so far from his family again. Tanveer is now doing manual work in a marble factory near the capital, New Delhi, 1,000km […]

Steve May 10, 2022

A massive wildfire in New Mexico surpassed 200,000 acres of burned brush Tuesday as high winds and warm temperatures stoked renewed growth and kept further containment at bay, officials said. The Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fire, the second-largest blaze in the state’s history behind the Whitewater-Baldy Fire of 2012, sent up ominous plumes of […]

Steve May 10, 2022

WASHINGTON — The House approved a resolution Tuesday allowing congressional workers to unionize amid growing frustration that salaries for staffers are not keeping pace with the high cost of living in the nation’s capital. The measure was adopted in a 217-202 vote. No Senate action is required. The Congressional Workers Union praised the vote. “Tonight […]

Steve May 10, 2022

The US Navy sent a ship through the Strait of Taiwan after China practised military drills Published On 11 May 202211 May 2022 The United States Navy sent its second ship in as many weeks through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday as tensions with China flared up again in the seas of eastern Asia. The […]

Steve May 10, 2022

Announcement means borders will open two months earlier than the government’s timetable. Published On 11 May 202211 May 2022 New Zealand will fully reopen its international borders from July 31,  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday, marking the end of one of the toughest border regimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement means borders […]

Steve May 10, 2022

In February, a 15-year-old girl was charged with killing her newborn after giving birth alone in a house in the eastern Malaysian state of Terengganu. The baby was found to have injuries on its body, including what looked to be a stab wound. When the police arrested the girl, she told them she had been […]

Steve May 10, 2022

Tokyo, Japan – Tatsuya Yonekura has not raised the prices at his Tokyo cafe since it opened three years ago. But as Japan’s inflation rises and the yen languishes at a 20-year low against the dollar, Yonekura may be left with no other choice. “I might have to raise the price of alcohol because the […]

Steve May 10, 2022

Rep. Alex Mooney defeated Rep. David McKinley in the GOP primary for West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday, a victory for former President Donald Trump, who endorsed Mooney. In a rare matchup of incumbents, McKinley and Mooney faced off after the state lost one of its congressional seats amid declining population and their districts […]

Steve May 10, 2022

On Tuesday, a new retail store joined the recent frenzy of union activity: Workers at a Target in Christiansburg, Virginia, filed for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board. The workers behind the drive at that location hope to be the first of many for the retail chain. Other stores are working in […]

Steve May 10, 2022

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has crafted a sophisticated surveillance dragnet designed to spy on most people living in the United States, without the need for warrants and many times circumventing state privacy laws, such as those in California, according to a two-year investigation released Tuesday by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology. Over […]

Steve May 10, 2022

South Korea’s new president knows he has his hands full. Yoon Suk-yeol, 61, took office on Tuesday warning of a world in turmoil amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, North Korea’s growing nuclear threat, and the intensifying competition between China and the United States – one, South Korea’s biggest trading partner and the other, its main […]