Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

Russia hits civilian targets again, EU officials visit Kiev

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles hit residential areas in an eastern Ukrainian city for the second time in 24 hours on Thursday, as top European Union officials held talks with the government in Kyiv over the war with Russia is approaching the one-year milestone. The latest attacks in Kramatorsk came as rescue crews searched … Read more

Jamaica ready to send soldiers and police to quell chaos in Haiti

Jamaica ready to send soldiers and police to quell chaos in Haiti

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaica’s prime minister said his government is ready to send soldiers and police to Haiti as part of a proposed multinational security assistance deployment. The announcement comes a week after UN Special Envoy to Haiti Helen La Lime said he hoped the UN Security Council would respond “positively” to … Read more

Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind. And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind.  And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The European Union is working against the clock to build a program to rival President Joe Biden’s unprecedented climate subsidies. But it will run into two major problems in the process. The EU has long been asking … Read more

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United States and the Philippines on Thursday announced plans to expand the U.S. military presence in the Southeast Asian nation, with access to four additional bases, to counter China’s increasingly aggressive moves against Taiwan. to startle and in the disputed South China Sea. The agreement was reached while US Secretary … Read more

Australia’s new $5 note will not feature King Charles

Australia’s new  note will not feature King Charles

Brisbane CNN — Australia’s new $5 banknote will not feature Britain’s King Charles III, but rather a new design that “honours the culture and history of the first Australians,” the central bank announced Thursday. The design will replace Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said in a statement, adding … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

NATO chief wants more ‘friends’ as Russia and China draw closer

NATO chief wants more ‘friends’ as Russia and China draw closer

TOKYO (AP) — China’s growing assertiveness and cooperation with Russia poses a challenge not only to Asia but also to Europe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday as he called for stronger cooperation and more “friends” for the NATO in the Indo-Pacific region. . Stoltenberg said China is increasingly investing in nuclear weapons and … Read more

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

CNN — President Joe Biden announced new advancements on his administration’s “competitive agenda” on Wednesday, specifically targeting unwanted fees while calling on Congress to pass legislation targeting hidden fees across multiple industries. These costs could “pull hundreds of dollars a year out of the pockets of hard-working American families, especially people who are already struggling … Read more

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Visitors used to browse Bakhmut’s late 19th-century buildings, enjoy strolls in the rose-lined lakeside park and savor the sparkling wines produced in historic underground caves. At that time, this city in eastern Ukraine was a popular tourist destination. Not anymore. The longest battle of the Russian war has turned this city … Read more