Ukraine: Shelling hits town near Russian-held nuclear plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three Ukrainian civilians were killed and 23 others were wounded by Russian shelling in 24 hours, including an attack not far from a Russian-occupied nuclear power...

Away from Gaza, Islamic Jihad digs in against Israel on West Bank

By James Mackenzie and Ali Sawafta JENIN, West Bank - For the masked gunmen in Jenin refugee camp, Israel's unannounced strike against Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday can have come as little...

Taiwanese foreign minister warns China preparing for invasion

By Sarah Wu and Yimou Lee TAIPEI - Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as an...

News Wrap: U.S. to send another $1 billion in aid to Ukraine

In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. is sending $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine as Ukrainians warn the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant is in jeopardy, a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza is holding...

Nebraska Republicans lack votes to pass 12-week abortion ban

By Gabriella Borter - Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts will not convene the state legislature for a special session to consider stricter abortion laws because Republican lawmakers did not have the...

Canada jury convicts Dutch man of sexually extorting Canadian teen

By Kanishka Singh - A Canadian jury on Saturday found Dutch national Aydin Coban guilty on all charges of sexually extorting a teenager from British Columbia whose video of her online harassment...

Wildfires are destroying California's forest carbon credit reserves -study

By Nichola Groom - Carbon offsets generated from forests to counteract future climate-warming emissions from California's big polluters are rapidly being depleted as trees are ravaged by wildfire...

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough dies at 89

By Brendan O'Brien - David McCullough, best-selling author and renowned historian who won Pulitzer Prizes for his biographies of presidents John Adams and Harry Truman, has died at the age of 89,...

Washington DC lightning strike that killed three offers climate warning

By Gloria Dickie - Scientists say that climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, after lightning struck at a square near the White House, leaving...

More Worrying Than Chernobyl': Fighting Rages At Europe's Biggest Nuclear Power Plant

'More Worrying Than Chernobyl': Fighting Rages At Europe's Biggest Nuclear Power Plant Via Common Dreams, The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) raised grave...

Ukraine calls for international mission to damaged power plant

-Staff at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex are "working under the barrels of Russian guns", Ukraine's ambassador to the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Monday, calling for an international...

UN chief condemns 'suicidal' shelling around Ukrainian nuclear plant

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described recent artillery and rocket fire around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in central Ukraine as "suicidal," further adding to fears of an...

Biden heads to eastern Kentucky to review flood damage

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden flew to eastern Kentucky on Monday to survey damage from severe flooding that swept away houses and vehicles, and killed at least 37 people last week. Biden...

Attacks on nuclear power plants are 'suicidal,' UN chief warns as artillery strikes land near Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia...

UK intelligence said Russian forces occupying the plant appear to be using its protected status as a shield, leaving Ukraine reluctant to attack.

Russia's Medvedev says Moscow will achieve its aims in Ukraine; two more ships depart Ukrainian ports

Guterres calls for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. The Kremlin says there is currently no basis for a meeting between Putin and Zelenskyy. Two more...

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears

Futures Storm Higher To Start The Week As "Most Hated Rally" Steamrolls Bears US equity futures rose to start the week as the "most hated meltup" continued just as we said it would...

Companies in China distance themselves from Taiwan amid Pelosi backlash

By Eduardo Baptista BEIJING - From a Chinese soy sauce maker to an Asia-focused asset manager, companies in China are rushing to distance themselves from geopolitical tensions over Taiwan...

Alex Jones lawyer could face legal consequences for phone records release

By Jacqueline Thomsen - The lawyer defending conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a Texas trial drew his own national headlines this week for accidentally handing over highly-sensitive data to his...

The unwitting winners of France's drought: salt farmers

By Yann Tessier LE POULIGUEN, France - Through blistering heatwaves and drought that have parched the French countryside in recent weeks, one group has emerged a reluctant winner: salt farmers in...

UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after new attack

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the...

Utility Veolia confirms deal to sell Suez UK assets to Macquarie for 2.4 billion euros

PARIS - French utility company Veolia confirmed on Monday a deal to sell Suez's UK waste business to Australia's Macquarie Group (OTC:MQBKY) Ltd for around 2.4 billion euros ($2.4...

In first visit to China, South Korean foreign minister seeks to reassure Beijing over U.S. ties

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL - South Korea foreign minister Park Jin is set for his first visit to China on Monday as President Yoon Suk-yeol's government seeks to reassure Beijing about their...

U.S. fuel retailers rail against green aviation fuel tax credit

By Laura Sanicola NEW YORK - U.S. fuel retailers are fighting the inclusion of a tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Democrats' $430 billion spending bill, arguing SAF is more...

UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of their atomic arsenals, warning that the...

UN chief demands international access to Ukraine nuclear plant after new attack

- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the...

Ukraine blames Russia for fresh attack at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine power plant shelled again, Zelenskiy rails at Russian 'nuclear terror'

Ukraine said renewed Russian shelling damaged three radiation sensors and hurt a worker at the Zaporizhzhia power plant, in the second hit in consecutive days on Europe's largest nuclear facility.

Zelenskiy: no talks if Russia stages referendums

- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday that if Russia proceeded with referendums in occupied areas of his country on joining Russia there could be no talks with Ukraine or its...

Firefighters battle wildfire on Croatian island after man dies

SARAJEVO - Croatian water-bomber planes joined dozens of firefighters on Sunday to help contain a wildfire that killed one man on the Adriatic island of Hvar, Croatian media reported. The fire,...

WW2 bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy's River Po

By Oriana Boselli BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy - Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought not just record high temperatures and scorched fields: the drought-stricken waters of Italy's River Po...

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