Russia says 963 Americans are banned from entering, adds 26 new Canadians

US President Joe Biden speaks as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, US, July 20, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday it had so far banned 963 Americans from … Read more

Buffalo mass shooting: Dispatcher who answered 911 call is set to be fired, an official said

“It’s just constant, just shooting. He won’t stop. It’s constantly going,” she recounted Thursday to CNN’s Don Lemon. Hiding behind the service desk counter, Rogers dialed 911. But the dispatcher handled her plea so dismissively local officials now intend to fire her at a May 30 hearing, a top county official said. How it went … Read more

Is Russia fielding laser weapons in Ukraine? Pentagon does not think so

Participants are seen at the stand of Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom during the International military-technical forum “Army-2021” at Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center in Moscow Region, Russia August 23, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Friday there were no … Read more

US says Turkey’s approach to Sweden, Finland NATO bid not a bilateral topic

WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Turkey’s approach to the NATO accession process of Sweden and Finland is not a bilateral issue between Washington and Ankara, the US State Department said on Friday, but added that Washington was speaking with Ankara and it remained confident that the dispute would be overcome. Finland and Sweden say they … Read more

China To Offload 2 Million Barrels of Iranian Crude Room for Sanctions

After easing up on Iranian oil somewhat in favor of heavily discounted Russian crude, China is now set to receive nearly two million barrels of Iranian oil, Reuters reportsciting Vortexa Analytics tanker tracking data. The cargo, set to unload in south China later this week for pumping into the government’s reserves, is the third large … Read more

Macron tells Zelenskiy: French arms deliveries to Ukraine will intensify

UKRAINE-CRISIS-FRANCE-MACRONFrance’s President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference with Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, May 17 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told his Ukrainian counterpart on Tuesday that French arms deliveries to … Read more

US revises Cuba policy, eases restrictions on remittances, travel

A vintage car passes by the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, October 30, 2020. Picture taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday announced a series of steps to revise its policy toward Cuba, including easing some … Read more

Russia’s behavior amounts to repudiation of agreement with NATO, Germany says

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, speaking during a news conference at a NATO meeting in Berlin, Germany May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, May 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s behavior amounts to the unilateral repudiation of a 1997 cooperation agreement with NATO, Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock … Read more

America’s Electric Grid Has A $2 Trillion Problem

Getting America to reach the goals of zero-carbon electricity generation by 2035 and net-zero economy by 2050 with a surge in electric vehicle transportation and renewable power installations will require massive investments in outdated power transmission lines and building thousands of miles of new lines. The undertaking is huge, and it’s so huge not only … Read more