World

Trump Legal Troubles

Trump loses appeal; must testify in New York civil probe

16 Comments

Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday, rejecting his argument that he be excused from testifying because his answers could be used in a parallel criminal probe. A four-judge panel… Read

World

Russia slams sanctions; seeks to blame West for food crisis

5 Comments

Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, seeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv’s inability to ship millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products due to the conflict. Britain immediately… Read

World

Brokenhearted husband dies after wife slain in Texas school rampage

2 Comments

Fourth-grade teacher Irma Garcia was killed in her Texas classroom on Tuesday, massacred along with her co-teacher and 19 students. Two days later, a family member says her brokenhearted husband died. The motive for the massacre — the nation’s deadliest school shooting since Newtown, Connecticut, almost a decade ago —… Read

World

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

26 Comments

Democrats’ first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate Thursday as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. tried to nudge… Read

World

Blinken: U.S. to leverage anti-Russia bloc against China

1 Comment

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday the Biden administration aims to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to counter what it sees as a more serious, long-term threat to global order from China. In a speech outlining the administration’s China… Read

World

Germany: G7 nations can lead the way on ending coal use

0 Comments

Germany's energy and climate minister said Thursday that the Group of Seven wealthy nations can lead the way on ending the use of coal, a heavily polluting fossil fuel that's responsible for a large chunk of global greenhouse gas emissions. Senior officials from the G7 countries are holding a three-day… Read

World

China and Russia veto new U.N. sanctions on North Korea

0 Comments

China and Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution sponsored by the United States on Thursday that would have imposed tough new sanctions on North Korea for its spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The vote in the 15-member Security Council was 13-2 and… Read

World

WHO: COVID-19 cases mostly drop, except for the Americas

0 Comments

The number of new coronavirus cases and deaths are still falling globally after peaking in January, the World Health Organization said Thursday. In its latest weekly assessment of the pandemic, the U.N. health agency said there were more than 3.7 million new infections and 9,000 deaths in the last week,… Read

World

Marcos says Philippines to uphold South China Sea ruling

0 Comments

Philippine President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr said Thursday he would uphold an international ruling against Beijing over the disputed South China Sea, insisting he would not let China trample on Manila's maritime rights. China claims almost all of the resource-rich waterway, through which trillions of dollars in trade passes annually, with… Read

World

New Zealand PM warns of disinformation during Harvard speech

0 Comments

The flood of disinformation that is spread and amplified on social media represents a threat to fragile democracies, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said during the keynote speech at Harvard University's commencement on Thursday, exhorting graduates to do their part of fight it. “In a disinformation age we need… Read

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites


©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.