Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

Bombing pockets across Ukraine as winter war looms

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces struck eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews rushed to restore electricity, water and heating with the arrival of snow and freezing temperatures as civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson amid the devastation wrought by recent bombings and their fears of more. With persistent … Read more

More anti-COVID protests in China sparked by deadly fire

More anti-COVID protests in China sparked by deadly fire

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Protests over China’s restrictive COVID-19 measures appeared to erupt in a number of cities Saturday night, in demonstrations of public defiance stoked by anger over a deadly fire in the city. western region of Xinjiang. Many of the protests could not immediately be confirmed, but in Shanghai police used pepper spray … Read more

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump renews focus on his long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after having dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House. Trump dined at his Mar-a-Lago club on Tuesday with … Read more

Judge to rule on Florida’s face-biting insanity plea

Judge to rule on Florida’s face-biting insanity plea

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former college student who randomly killed a Florida couple in their garage six years ago and then chewed off a victim’s face is finally on trial Monday, with a judge deciding whether he will. in prison for life or in a psychiatric hospital. Austin Harrouff, 25, pleaded not guilty … Read more

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Fleeing bombardment, hundreds of civilians fled the southern Ukrainian city on Saturday that they had celebrated taking over a few weeks earlier. The escape of hundreds from Kherson came as the country paid tribute to the millions of Ukrainians who died in a Stalin-era famine – and sought to ensure that … Read more

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election defeat

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election defeat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has resigned as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following defeats in Saturday’s local elections in which voters chose the opposition nationalist party in a several great races across the self-contained island. Concerns about threats from rival China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, took precedence … Read more