Wisconsin GOP leader fires 2020 election investigator

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly Republican leader who hired a former state Supreme Court justice to investigate the 2020 election fired him Friday, three days after the lawmaker beat a primary opponent whom the investigator and former President Donald Trump had endorsed. The firing of Michael Gableman capped a 14-month ride that began … Read more

Nuclear accidents can happen in Europe too: Russian ex-president | Russia-Ukraine war News

Dmitry Medvedev’s remarks come amid ongoing fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. Russian ex-President Dmitry Medvedev has issued a veiled threat to Ukraine’s Western allies who have accused Russia of creating the risk of a nuclear catastrophe by stationing forces around the Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. Ukraine has charged Russia … Read more

Trump Once Revealed Secret Nuclear Weapons System: Book

Trump once boasted about secret nuclear weapon technology, according to Bob Woodward. The president told Woodward in 2019 about the secret system, according to the 2020 book “Rage.” The FBI was looking for documents relating to nuclear weapons during its search of Mar-a-Lago this week, the Washington Post reported. loading Something is loading. Donald Trump … Read more

Freya the walrus could be put down unless the public steers clear, Norway warns

Fame may be putting Norway’s celebrity walrus at risk of death. Crowds flocking to see the 1,300-pound star of the country’s summer, nicknamed Freya, are damaging the marine mammal’s health to such an extent that euthanasia is now an option, the country’s Directorate of Fisheries warned Thursday in a statement. People have been gathering just … Read more

More buses with migrants sent from Texas arrive in NYC

Two busloads of migrants shipped out of Texas arrived in Midtown Friday morning, as others high-tailed it out of the Big Apple after being unable to secure beds at overburdened local shelters. The influx of asylum seekers from South and Central America to Port Authority comes as Mayor Eric Adams went on a morning talk … Read more

Latvia, Estonia leave China-backed East Europe forum

BEIJING (AP) — Latvia and Estonia say they have left a Chinese-backed forum aimed at boosting relations with Eastern European countries, in what appears to be a new setback for China’s increasingly assertive diplomacy. The move follows China’s boosting of its relations with Russia, whose invasion of Ukraine is seen as a possible first step … Read more

House Is Set to Pass Climate, Tax and Health Package

With Republicans trillion only opposed to the package, Democrats used the fast-track budget reconciliation process to navigate the legislation through both chambers, as they did last year with the $1.9 pandemic aid package. Cut entirely out of the process, Republicans fumed that the bill did little to address inflation and criticized the plans for tax … Read more

‘Hunger stones’ resurface as Europe faces historic drought

Water levels in rivers across Europe are dropping in the historic drought, revealing “hunger stones” carved with centuries-old warnings of famine and hardship. Petr David Josek AP Water levels have dropped in major rivers across Europe as the region suffers under a historic drought. In those dry riverbeds, centuries-old warning messages have emerged, locals report. … Read more