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Int'l Herald TribuneJun 13, 2024
What We Know About the U.N. Report on Israeli and Palestinian War Crimes
The findings cite acts such as sexual violence and the deliberate killing or abducting of civilians by Hamas. They also accuse Israel of collective punishment and crimes against humanity in Gaza.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 13, 2024
The war in Ukraine will likely intensify this summer. Here's what to know
Fighting in the Russia-Ukraine war has tended to pick up in summer, when it's warmer, drier and easier for both sides to maneuver. Here are five key regions and themes to know in the months ahead.

Can seized Russian assets help pay for Ukraine aid? (NPR Topics: News)
G7 leaders expected to approve billions in aid to Ukraine (BBC Front Page)

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 13, 2024
What to Know About the G7 Summit
The leaders of the Group of 7 nations tend to have a shared overall outlook, and their countries account for about half of the world economy.

FT.com - Comment & AnalysisJun 13, 2024
Cutting through the fog of the Russian assets debate
Ukraine needs the money Russia owes it, all of it and fast

G7 summit opens with deal to use Russian assets for Ukraine (NPR Topics: News)

CNBC World NewsJun 13, 2024
Britain's Labour Party pledges 'wealth creation' as it targets landslide election victory
Britain's Labour Party, considered the frontrunner in the upcoming national election, on Thursday said it would be "pro-business" and prioritize "wealth creation" as it released its manifesto.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 13, 2024
Wales should get £4bn HS2 compensation - Plaid Cymru
Plaid Cymru's manifesto calls for a shake-up to how Wales is funded and for policing to be devolved.

Washington Post World NewsJun 13, 2024
Path to cease-fire deal possible, U.S. says, as Israel targets Rafah anew
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said the U.S. was working "actively" to generate a path to a cease-fire deal following Hamas's latest response.

Hamas rebuffs Blinken blame for elusive ceasefire (BBC Front Page)

MSNBC Int'l NewsJun 13, 2024
Protesters clash with police as Milei's radical overhaul advances in Argentina's Senate
Argentina's Senate began what's likely to be an all-night voting marathon on the details of President Javier Milei ‘s sweeping proposals to slash spending and boost his own powers early Thursday, shortly after giving the plan overall approval in a narrow vote as thousands of protesters clashed with police outside.

BBC Front PageJun 13, 2024
Tory candidate's election bet foolish, says Cameron
Craig Williams says he "placed a flutter" on the general election and the Gambling Commission were making inquiries.

MSNBC Int'l NewsJun 13, 2024
Argentine riot police fire water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters outside Congress
Argentine protesters set fires and clashed with police in the streets outside Congress on Wednesday, as lawmakers kicked off debate of a sprawling bill that is key to new libertarian President Javier Milei's economic reform plans.

Argentina's Senate passes Milei's economic reform bill as protesters clash with riot police (CNBC World News)

NewsweekJun 13, 2024
Fani Willis Shared Expenses With Trump Prosecutor During Relationship—Lawyers
The Atlanta District Attorney did not pay for her trips with Donald Trump's prosecutor, her lawyers have told an appeal court

CNBC World NewsJun 13, 2024
Tesla expects to raise Model 3 prices in Europe after higher EU tariffs on China EVs
Tesla said it may have to increase the price of the Model 3 sold in the EU after the bloc said it could impose higher tariffs on electric cars imported from China.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 13, 2024
Utah, hoping for ‘tangible results' on recidivism, is looking for possible solutions
Utah' experiment in bringing court hearings to remote Indigenous communities instead of requiring people on probation and parole to travel long distances is inspiring other states.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 13, 2024
Lakers legend and hall of famer Jerry West dies at 86
Jerry West is the player whose silhouette is depicted in the NBA's logo -- although the league has never officially confirmed that.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 13, 2024
Number of people fleeing violence hits new peak
Violence and war have displaced a record-breaking 120 million people, says the UN.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 13, 2024
European Commission to impose tariffs of nearly 40% on electric vehicles from China
NPR's Rob Schmitz talks to analyst Scott Kennedy about how the European Commission's planned tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles might impact the EV industry in the United States.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 13, 2024
Musk says Tesla investors voting yes for pay deal
Tesla is due to make an official announcement on the result of the vote at a meeting on Thursday.

ABC NewsJun 13, 2024
WATCH: Fleet of Russian warships reaches Cuban waters
Two U.S. officials confirmed that three U.S. Navy destroyers, a Coast Guard cutter, and Navy P-8 Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft shadowed the Russian flotilla on its way to Cuba.

NYTimes GlobalJun 13, 2024
France, With Elections, Is in Danger
In calling snap elections, Emmanuel Macron has taken a terrifying gamble.

BBC Front PageJun 13, 2024
West Indies beat New Zealand to reach Super 8s
Sherfane Rutherford hits a sublime unbeaten 68 as West Indies beat New Zealand by 13 runs to book their place in the T20 World Cup Super 8s.

CNBC World NewsJun 13, 2024
Chinese EV stocks surge after EU slaps up to 38% additional import tariffs
Hong Kong's Hang Seng index surged 1.23% at the open, powered mostly by gains in EV stocks.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 12, 2024
Blinken Calls Some Hamas Changes to Gaza Cease-Fire Proposal Unworkable
While the U.S. secretary of state kept up the pressure for a halt to the hostilities in Gaza, Israel and Hamas still appeared to be far from reaching a deal.

Hezbollah fires rocket barrage at Israel as Blinken reacts to Hamas cease-fire demands (MSNBC Int'l News)

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
White House does not rule out Biden reducing son's sentence
A spokeswoman declines to comment, though President Joe Biden has already said he will not pardon Hunter.

Biden meets with world leaders to pitch more funding for Ukraine (MSNBC Int'l News)

NYT Middle EastJun 12, 2024
Senior Hezbollah Commander Is Killed in Israeli Strike
The commander was among the highest-ranking Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon to have been killed in the eight-month-long conflict, a Lebanese official said.

Hezbollah Launches Rocket Barrage After Commander Is Killed in Israeli Strike (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NewsweekJun 12, 2024
Merrick Garland Contempt Vote Sparks MAGA Celebration
Garland was held in contempt of Congress on Wednesday for refusing to give audio recordings of President Joe Biden to lawmakers.

Republican Reveals Why He Voted Against Holding Merrick Garland in Contempt (Newsweek)
House republicans vote to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt (NPR Headline News)

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
Russian missile strike kills 9 in Zelensky's hometown - officials
Another 29 people are injured in the missile attack on the southern city of Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine says.

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
The Papers: Starmer 'prioritises growth' and election 'flutter'
Labour's manifesto pledge to prioritise growth and a Tory aide placing a bet on the election lead the papers.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 12, 2024
A.C.L.U. Sues to Stop Biden's Asylum Ban on the U.S.-Mexico Border
The action is the first legal challenge to an order that President Biden hopes will decrease the number of illegal crossings and neutralize a major political vulnerability.

ACLU sues Biden administration over new executive action on the southern border (NPR Topics: News)

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
Green Party manifesto: 11 key policies analysed
BBC correspondents analyse key policies in the Green Party manifesto.

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
Hezbollah fires dozens of rockets into Israel after strike kills commander
Israel's military says it struck southern Lebanon in response to the launches, which sparked fires.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 12, 2024
Wintour and Valance host rival Biden-Trump London events
Holly Valance is set to host a pro-Trump event, with Anna Wintour reported to be hosting a pro-Biden one.

Washington Post World NewsJun 12, 2024
What are Russian warships doing in the Caribbean?
The frigate Admiral Gorshkov and the nuclear-powered submarine Kazan arrived in Havana Wednesday fresh from exercises in the North Atlantic Ocean.

Pentagon downplays Russian warships arriving in Cuba (ABC News)

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 12, 2024
Southern Baptists Vote to Oppose Use of I.V.F.
With almost 13 million church members across the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention has long been a bellwether for American evangelicalism.

BBC Front PageJun 12, 2024
Hodgkinson retains European title despite illness
Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson successfully defends her 800m title with a dominant victory at the European Athletics Championships in Rome.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 12, 2024
£8m prize won in decade-long competition to tackle superbug rise
The winning test rapidly detects whether bacteria are causing an infection and identifies the best antibiotics.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 12, 2024
Wrong flight couple sent 1,500 miles to Lithuania
A couple hoping for a holiday in the sun ended up in Lithuania after a flight mix-up.

Washington Post World NewsJun 12, 2024
What is Biden's proposed cease-fire deal? Here's the plan to end war in Gaza.
The three-phase plan includes the release of remaining hostages, Israeli military withdrawal from Gaza, a surge in aid and a path to a permanent end to hostilities.

Gaza ceasefire plan in balance as US says Hamas proposed 'changes' (BBC Front Page)
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