As US-supplied weapons show impact in Russia, Ukrainian soldiers hope for deeper strikes

As US-supplied weapons show impact in Russia, Ukrainian soldiers hope for deeper strikes

KHARKIV REGION, Ukraine (AP) — Weeks after the decision allowing Ukraine to use U.S.-supplied weapons for limited strikes on Russian territory, the country is going some way to stopping the new Russian advance along the northeastern front, but military commanders are calling for restrictions. on long-range missiles to be lifted. Deteriorating battlefield conditions forced the … Read more

Russia wipes out Ukraine’s frontline cities with hacked bombs and expanded air base network

Russia wipes out Ukraine’s frontline cities with hacked bombs and expanded air base network

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The first shockwave shattered aisles filled almost to the ceiling with home improvement products. The next Russian bomb struck like a comet seconds later, igniting flames that left the megastore a shell of ash. A third bomb failed to explode when it landed behind the Epicenter shopping complex in Kharkiv. Investigators … Read more

Tropical Storm Alberto: First named storm of the season forms in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Alberto: First named storm of the season forms in the Gulf

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto formed in the southwest Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, the first named storm of what is expected to be a busy hurricane season. Alberto, which brings strong winds, heavy rain and flooding along the coasts of Texas and Mexico, is expected to make landfall in northern Mexico on … Read more

The United States has already met the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala in India, angering China

The United States has already met the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala in India, angering China

DHARAMSHALA, India (AP) — A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Congress met with Dalai Lama Wednesday at his residence in Dharamshala, India, angering China which considers the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism to be a dangerous separatist. This comes as Washington and Beijing recently Negotiations resumed after several years of turmoil It started after … Read more

Russian court sentences American soldier to nearly four years in prison for theft

Russian court sentences American soldier to nearly four years in prison for theft

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the far-eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Wednesday sentenced a U.S. soldier arrested earlier this year to three years and nine months in prison for robbery and threats of murder, reports said. Russian media reported. Staff Sgt. Gordon Black, 34, traveled to Vladivostok, a Pacific port city, to see … Read more

Assault on US Avocado inspectors in Mexican state leads to suspension of inspections

Assault on US Avocado inspectors in Mexican state leads to suspension of inspections

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two U.S. Department of Agriculture employees were assaulted and temporarily detained by an attacker in the Mexican state of Michoacan, prompting the U.S. government to suspend inspections of avocado and mango shipmentsthe U.S. ambassador to Mexico said Tuesday. Ambassador Ken Salazar said in a statement that the assault occurred while the … Read more

Texan whose husband died of electrocution at spa in Mexican resort files wrongful death suit

Texan whose husband died of electrocution at spa in Mexican resort files wrongful death suit

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An American tourist was killed and his wife hospitalized after she was electrocuted in a hot tub in a Mexican beach town earlier this week, an incident that prompted the family to sue the resort for wrongful death and negligence, their lawyers said. SATURDAY. The seriously injured woman, Lizette Zambrano, 35, … Read more

Dutch tourist found dead on Greek island and 4 other foreign tourists missing on 3 islands

Dutch tourist found dead on Greek island and 4 other foreign tourists missing on 3 islands

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A missing Dutch tourist was found dead early Saturday on the eastern Greek island of Samos, local media reported, the latest in a series of recent cases in which tourists to the Greek islands are dead or missing. Some, if not all, had gone hiking in scorching temperatures. Dr. Michael Mosley, … Read more

US submarine enters Guantanamo Bay a day after Russian warships arrive in Cuba

US submarine enters Guantanamo Bay a day after Russian warships arrive in Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy submarine has arrived in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a show of force as a fleet of Russian warships are gathering for planned military exercises in the Caribbean. The U.S. Southern Command said the USS Helena, a nuclear fast-attack submarine, stopped in waters near the U.S. base in Cuba on … Read more

Eight people with possible ties to Islamic State arrested in US for immigration violations

Eight people with possible ties to Islamic State arrested in US for immigration violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight people from Tajikistan suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group have been arrested in the United States in recent days, according to several people familiar with the matter. The arrests took place in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles and the individuals who entered the United States through the … Read more