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    Russia-Ukraine war: at least 12 Russians killed in strike on Nova Kakhovka base, says Ukraine – as it happened

    At least 12 Russians killed in strike on base, says UkraineAt least 12 Russians have been killed in a strike on a base in the occupied city of Nova Kakhovka, according to the Ukrainian military.Footage posted to Telegram by the State Border Guard Service showed numerous burnt-out trucks, collapsed buildings, and debris.“The base of the

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    As Erdogan warns of 'another Chernobyl', Zelensky says 'no peace' until Russia withdraws its troops

    As fighting rages between Kyiv and Moscow, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday ruled out peace with Russia unless it withdraws its troops from Ukraine. Zelensky made the statement after meeting his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. According to an AFP report, while speaking to the press, the president of […]

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    Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to tax evasion charges

    Former Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in Manhattan on Thursday – part of a deal that could potentially make him a star witness against the company during his next trial. Weisselberg, 75, admitted to accepting more than $1.7 million in ‘off-the-books’ compensation from former President Donald Trump’s […]

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    Hiltzik: Diablo Canyon and the myth of renewable energies

    As far as resurrection stories go, the Lazarus of the Bible may not have anything about the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.The plant's two generator sets, which were commissioned in 1985 and 1986, are on the coast near San Luis Obispo, less than 20 miles from four active seismic faults.The defects were apparently unknown to

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    Dark clouds for China: Goldman Sachs and Nomura cut Chinese GDP outlook

    Just over a month after China’s National Bureau of Statistics released its report that China’s economy grew by just a miniscule 0.4% in the second quarter, Goldman Sachs and Nomura also revised to lower China’s growth forecasts. According to reports, the American company cut China’s growth forecast by 0.3%, from 3.3% to 3%. Meanwhile, Nomura […]

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    Russian Strzok hoax peddles another Trump conspiracy theory

    After spending years inciting and advancing the debunked conspiracy theory that former President Donald Trump colluded with Russia to steal the 2016 election, disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok, pushes the same rubbish narrative again. In a tweet referencing a Trump post on Truth Social, in which the former president announced that the FBI took […]

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    Daily Editor's Recap: Judge must weigh whether waiving affidavit for Mar-a-Lago raid will jeopardize Trump investigation

    Judge must weigh whether unsealed affidavit for Mar-a-Lago raid will jeopardize Trump investigation… FOX NEWS A federal magistrate in Florida is scheduled to hold a hearing Thursday on whether to release the probable cause affidavit used to substantiate the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The hearing follows several media outlets asking […]

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    US President Joe Biden offers students total debt forgiveness of $39 billion

    US President Joe Biden is sending clear and heartwarming messages to the American people ahead of the midterm elections in November that his administration cares about the American people unlike far-right Republicans who only want to endorse the former’s claims. President Donald Trump of a stolen election, fueling the Capitol Hill riots and “false claims” […]

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    General Motors recalls nearly 500,000 SUVs over seat belt malfunction

    DETROIT — General Motors is recalling more than 484,000 large SUVs in the United States to address an issue that may cause third-row seat belts to malfunction.The recall affects 2021 and 2022 model year Chevrolet Suburbans and Tahoes, Cadillac Escalades and GMC Yukons.The automaker says in documents released Tuesday by U.S. safety regulators that the

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    Salman Rushdie's attacker pleads 'not guilty' to second-degree murder and assault charges

    On Thursday, Hadi Matar, the man accused of stabbing novelist Salman Rushdie, pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder and assault. The 24-year-old suspect is accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie, 75, last week as the author prepared to deliver a speech on artistic freedom at the Chautauqua Institution in western New State. York. According […]

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    Liz Cheney loses Wyoming primary while vowing effort to keep Trump from White House

    Comment on this storyCommentJACKSON, Wyo. — Rep. Liz Cheney — the once-high-ranking Republican who defied her party to wage a lonely crusade against former president Donald Trump — hinted Wednesday about a White House bid after losing her Wyoming primary in a landslide.Harriet Hageman, a lawyer with Trump’s endorsement, ousted Cheney on Tuesday, clinching the

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    Girl Scouts will add a Thin Mints 'sister cookie' to the 2023 lineup

    The Girl Scouts whet your appetite for cookies six months early. On Tuesday, they announced that a 10th flavor would join the sales lineup in February 2023, and it’s a “sister” cookie to the top-selling Thin Mints. Called the Raspberry Rally, the cookie is infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the […]