Will Russia use nuclear weapons? Putin's warnings explained

President Vladimir Putin, who rules the world's biggest nuclear power, has repeatedly cautioned the West that any attack on Russia could provoke a nuclear response.

US oil industry leaders call on Biden to take export ban off the table

Executives from the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers wrote a letter to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Tuesday, urging the Biden administration...

Thousands of Russian Soldiers Calling 'I Want to Live' Hotline to Surrender

The hotline is being used by some Russians who have expressed angst about Russian President Vladimir Putin's decree for mobilization.

Nord Stream pipelines may have leaked a record-breaking amount of methane

While the series of gas leaks in the Nord Stream pipelines have finally stopped, the multiple explosions from the past week are estimated to have caused the largest single emission of methane in...

Arizona doctors sue to block 1901 near-total abortion ban

By Brendan Pierson - Arizona doctors have sued the state to try to block it from enforcing a 1901 ban on nearly all abortions, saying a law passed earlier this year allowing abortion up to 15...

Britain's Wallace calls Ukraine war a 'wakeup call' for NATO

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Britain's defense secretary said Tuesday that Russia's war on Ukraine has been a “wake-up call” for NATO members, making them realize that their militaries need to be better...

Biden boosts Democrat fundraising with James Murdoch event

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON -U.S. President Joe Biden hits the road this week to raise more money for Democrats ahead of the Nov. 8 congressional elections and is expected to appear at an event...

Factbox-Nine U.S. House races to watch in the midterm election

By Moira Warburton WASHINGTON - Control of the U.S. House of Representatives is at stake in the Nov. 8 midterm elections, with Republicans favored by nonpartisan forecasters to win a majority in...

In a major backfire, more Russians are leaving the country because of Putin's mobilization order than are actually...

More than 200,000 Russians fled to Kazakhstan alone, since Vladimir Putin's mobilization call on Sept. 21, according to the central Asian country’s interior minister.

Russian Soldier Nicknamed 'Cannibal' Complains He Needs More Men: Ukraine

The soldier's plea comes as hundreds of thousands of Russians flee the country rather than join Vladimir Putin's war.

UK to propose asylum ban on English Channel migrants

By Andrew MacAskill and Kylie MacLellan BIRMINGHAM, England -British interior minister Suella Braverman set out plans on Tuesday for new powers which would ban migrants who cross the English...

Greenwald: No One Talks About Ending Ukraine War For Fear Of Being Labeled A 'Traitor'

Greenwald: No One Talks About Ending Ukraine War For Fear Of Being Labeled A 'Traitor' Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Journalist Glenn Greenwald noted Monday that talks to...

Factbox-U.S. abortion restrictions mount after overturn of Roe v. Wade

By Sharon Bernstein - Thirteen states have begun enforcing abortion bans since the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade, a swift and dramatic change after nearly 50 years of federal...

Russia To Allow International Trade In Bitcoin, Crypto For Any Industry: Report

Russia To Allow International Trade In Bitcoin, Crypto For Any Industry: Report Authored by Shawn Amick via BitcoinMagazine.com, The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation...

Lowly wax worm's saliva may boost fight against plastic pollution

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON - Two substances in the saliva of wax worms - moth larvae that eat wax made by bees to build honeycombs - readily break down a common type of plastic, researchers said...

Russians Use Drastic Measures To Avoid Putin’s Military Draft

Hundreds of thousands of Russians have fled the country since President Vladimir Putin announced plans to draft reservists in September, and men of fighting age are reportedly breaking their own...

Russia To Allow International Trade In Bitcoin, Crypto For Any Industry: Report

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation plans to let any industry in the country to accept bitcoin and cryptocurrencies for international trade without restriction. "We are going to...

US ex-Marine gets 4-1/2 years in Russian penal colony for attacking police officer

LONDON - Former U.S. marine Robert Gilman was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in a Russian penal colony on Tuesday for attacking a police officer while drunk, Russian news agencies reported. Police...

Russia feared to be planning major nuclear test near border with Ukraine: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin is feared to be planning a nuclear test on the border with Ukraine — where officials in the capital, Kyiv, are already handing out potassium iodine pills read…

Putin's Mobilization Backfires as 370,000 Flee Russia in Two Weeks

Vladimir Putin's mobilization has so far been in "complete shambles," CEPA's Joel Hickman told Newsweek.

Analysis-Canada top court ruling on asylum-seeker pact with U.S. may have ripple effects, lawyers say

By Anna Mehler Paperny TORONTO - A years-long fight over what Canada owes would-be refugees will have its day in the country's highest court Thursday and the decision could have implications...

Lula and Bolsonaro court new allies for competitive Brazil runoff

By Anthony Boadle and Ricardo Brito BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his leftist challenger were hunting endorsements on Tuesday, party officials said, as they fine tuned their...

Russians Increasingly Anxious as Ukraine War Turns Sour: Poll

The national mood in Russia is one of increasing anxiety, according to a poll published after Vladimir Putin's partial mobilization decree.

Ukrainians advance on two fronts battling Russian forces in east and south

Ukraine forces attempt to encircle weary Russian troops as they recapture territory claimed by Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin's Reign Is Now 'Closer to the End,' Russian Official Says

Russia "has no chance of winning" the Ukraine war, Dmitry Baltrukov, an official who appealed to remove Vladimir Putin from power, told Newsweek.

Russian men take the long road out to escape mobilisation

By Felix Light LONDON - As soon as Vladimir Putin announced his military call-up for the faltering war in Ukraine, Timofey and Andrey, two brothers from Moscow, tried to book flights out of the...

Russia Praises Elon Musk's Peace Plan to End Ukraine War: 'Very Positive'

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said ideas in the billionaire businessman's plan "deserve attention."

White House guidelines for AI aim to mitigate harm

By Paresh Dave and Nandita Bose - The White House on Tuesday proposed a non-binding Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bill of Rights that it said would help parents, patients and workers avert harm...

Vladimir Putin's Speech Contains the Off-Ramp to the War in Ukraine

It is entirely possible that Putin is seeking a peace deal that will allow him to declare victory at home.

Vladimir Putin’s Superyacht Graceful Has A New Name: “Killer Whale”

The Russian president’s superyacht was spotted off the coast of Estonia, escorted by a Russian Coast Guard vessel.

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