Inflation, spending cuts undermine Biden’s hunger policy

CHICAGO, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Grace Melt made her first visit to the Nourishing Hope food pantry on Chicago’s North Side in August. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she used food stamps issued by the federal government to buy groceries while out of work for a knee injury. But this summer, the food stamps couldn’t keep … Read more

Facing calls to resign, World Bank’s Malpass changes answer on climate crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Under pressure to resign for declining to say whether he accepts the scientific consensus on global warming, World Bank President David Malpass said on Thursday it was clear greenhouse emissions are causing climate change and defended his record as bank chief … Read more

At UN, Micronesia denounces Japan plan to release Fukushima water into Pacific

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan February 10, 2016. REUTERS/ Toru Hanai Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) … Read more

Biden accuses Russia of ‘irresponsible’ nuclear threats, violating UN charter

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden charged Russia on Wednesday of making “reckless” and “irresponsible” threats to use nuclear weapons and said Moscow had violated the core tenets of United Nations membership by invading Ukraine. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly … Read more

Novartis to take US drug patent case to Supreme Court

A sign marks the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register ZURICH, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Novartis AG (NOVN.S) plans to ask the US Supreme court to uphold the validity of a patent it holds on the … Read more

US, Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait, second in a year

The USS Higgins is docked in the northern Israeli city of Haifa September 6, 2009. The destroyer is one of 18 American ships deployed globally with Aegis interceptor systems capable of blowing up ballistic missiles above the atmosphere. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – A … Read more

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a US judge … Read more

NASA draws back curtain on Webb space telescope’s first full-color images

GREENBELT, Md., July 12 (Reuters) – NASA on Tuesday drew back the curtain on billions of years of cosmic evolution with the inaugural batch of photos from the largest, most powerful observatory ever launched to space, saying the luminous imagery showed the telescope exceed expectations. The first full-color, high-resolution pictures from the James Webb Space … Read more

Zelenskiy sees damage in recaptured towns; Russia strikes city’s water system

Russian missiles attack Kryvyi Rih water system, Ukraine says Zelenskiy makes surprise visit to Izium, Ukrainian flag raised UN chief hopes for expanded Black Sea exports deal IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy heard firsthand what people in recaptured northeastern towns experienced under Russian forces while a major city struggled to … Read more

Ukraine pushes counter-offensive, Biden sees long haul

Ukraine now on offensive in both south and east New US military aid for Ukraine likely, White House says In call, Scholz urges Putin to find diplomatic solution soon BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine has set its sights on freeing all territory occupied by invading Russian forces after driving them back in a … Read more