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Russian Rockets Hit Eastern Ukrainian Town of Pokrovsk

Russian Rockets Hit Eastern Ukrainian Town of Pokrovsk

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian rocket strikes came early in the morning in the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk. The attack shook buildings and jolted people out of bed and sent chunks of concrete and jagged pieces of metal flying...

 

Adoptions another facet of life halted by Ukraine war

Adoptions another facet of life halted by Ukraine war

Adoptions another facet of life halted by war in Ukraine LEEDS, Maine (AP) — The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been devastating for families of all kinds, including those who have seen their prospective adoptions...

 

Jordan King Places Brother Under House Arrest

Jordan King Places Brother Under House Arrest

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan’s king has gone public with a royal rift with his half-brother and formalized the former crown prince’s house arrest, calling him “erratic” in an unprecedented harshly worded letter. King Abdullah II said...

 

Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty For War Crimes in Ukraine

Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty For War Crimes in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a a 62-year-old...

 

Biden hosts Sweden & Finland amid NATO bids

Biden hosts Sweden & Finland amid NATO bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will host leaders of Sweden and Finland at the White House for a meeting Thursday as the two nations seek to join NATO in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The White House announced Tuesday...

 

In Ukraine, Scenario Darkens for Russia

In Ukraine, Scenario Darkens for Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s aggression in Ukraine is hitting new hurdles both on the battleground and internationally. Europe is moving Monday to sharpen and expand its response to Russia’s invasion. The Swedish government is expected...

 

Russia Takes Losses In Failed River Crossing

Russia Takes Losses In Failed River Crossing

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and British officials say Russia suffered heavy losses when Ukrainian forces destroyed the pontoon bridge enemy troops were using to try to cross a river. That’s another sign of Moscow’s struggle to win...

 

Climate Change Droughts Longer More Common

Climate Change Droughts Longer More Common

The frequency and duration of droughts will continue to increase due to human-caused climate change, with water scarcity already affecting billions of people across the world, the United Nations warned in a report Wednesday. The U.N. desertification...

 

No end for Ukraine war during Victory Day

No end for Ukraine war during Victory Day

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin used a major patriotic holiday to again justify his war in Ukraine but did not declare even a limited victory or signal where the conflict was headed. That came as his forces pressed...

 

World News Updates from Associated Press

World News Updates from Associated Press

May 7 2022 1:14-PM The war in Ukraine has wracked the country’s southern coast as Russian forces fire cruise missiles at the city of Odesa and bombard a steel mill in the port of Mariupol housing Ukrainian civilians and fighters ZAPORIZHZHIA,...

 
 
 
 

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