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Int'l Herald TribuneJul 05, 2022
Highland Park Wasn't The Only Shooting This Weekend
As of early Monday morning, at least 57 people had been shot in Chicago alone over the Fourth of July weekend, nine of them fatally.

Highland Park Shooting Live Updates: Charges Expected to be Announced Today (Newsweek)

NPR Topics: NewsJul 05, 2022
The suspected Highland Park parade shooter had posted violent imagery online
Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering tells NPR that charges against the suspected shooter are expected shortly. Here's what else we know as of Tuesday.

NewsweekJul 05, 2022
What Did Brittney Griner Do in Russia? Charges Against WNBA Star Explained
The WNBA basketball star and Olympic gold medalist, whose trial resumes on July 7, could face up to 10 years in jail in Russia on drug charges.

Brittney Griner: US basketball star detained in Russia asks Biden for help (BBC Front Page)

ABC NewsJul 05, 2022
Highland Park 4th of July parade shooting survivors speak out
Abby and Tony Brosio told "Good Morning America" about witnessing the Fourth of July shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.

NYTimes GlobalJul 05, 2022
‘Get the Stretcher!' Life and Death on Ukraine's Front Line
On another day of scorched-earth artillery barrages in the east, a team of Ukrainian medics did their best to stabilize and assure the survivors, with the din of war all around.

NewsweekJul 05, 2022
How the NRA Responded to Highland Park Parade Shooting
"Happy 4th of July, America! We are a country because of brave souls with guns who valued and fought for liberty and freedom," the NRA wrote before the shooting.

BBC Front PageJul 05, 2022
England v India: Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow complete record chase at Edgbaston
England nonchalantly complete a record chase of 378 to beat India in rapid time on the final morning of the fifth Test at Edgbaston.

India v England: Joe Root & Jonny Bairstow guide England to historic win (BBC Front Page)

CBC Top StoriesJul 05, 2022
China is barring diplomats from trial of Canadian tycoon who disappeared 5 years ago, Ottawa says
Chinese authorities refused to let Canadian diplomats attend the trial of a Chinese-born Canadian tycoon who disappeared from Hong Kong five years ago, Ottawa said Tuesday.

Int'l Herald TribuneJul 05, 2022
Brittney Griner Writes Letter to Biden Pleading for Release
Griner, the W.N.B.A. star, sent a letter to President Biden on Monday, asking him to help free her from prison in Russia. She has been in custody since February.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJul 05, 2022
Xiao Jianhua: Canadian officials barred from tycoon's China trial
The trial is taking place five years after Xiao Jianhua vanished from a Hong Kong luxury hotel.

Chinese-Canadian tycoon faces trial in China without consular access, embassy says (CNN World)

CNBC World NewsJul 05, 2022
Finland and Sweden move a step closer to NATO membership with accession sign-off
Finland and Sweden got one step closer to becoming full members of NATO on Tuesday, in what's been the fastest accession process in the defense alliance's history so far.

NewsweekJul 05, 2022
Remember Ukraine's Holodomor as World Hunger Grows | Opinion
While arguments can certainly be made both in favor and against defining Russia's war of aggression as a genocidal act, policymakers must keep this in mind: it has happened before.

BBC Front PageJul 05, 2022
Shireen Abu Aqla: US report on journalist's death unacceptable, family says
The US has concluded the journalist was likely to have been hit by unintentional Israeli gunfire.

ABC NewsJul 05, 2022
1 dead, 4 seriously injured in July 4th shooting
One person has died and four people have been seriously injured in a Fourth of July shooting at a residence in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

NYTimes GlobalJul 05, 2022
Hacker Offers to Sell Chinese Police Database in Potential Breach
For about $200,000, an unidentified person or group is offering what is described as data on a billion Chinese citizens. A sampling seemed to show the data to be genuine.

CNBC World NewsJul 05, 2022
The second half is 'not looking good': Strategists on how to weather the market storm
The first half of 2022 was dismal for stocks, and strategists think there are more dark clouds on the horizon. Here's how they suggest navigating it.

BBC Front PageJul 05, 2022
Who are 'terrorists' Turkey wants from Sweden and Finland?
The BBC speaks to three people sought in return for support of Swedish and Finnish Nato membership.

CNBC World NewsJul 05, 2022
European stocks whipsaw as markets fail to build momentum
European stocks were lower on Tuesday as global markets failed to cement gains after a bruising week for stocks last week.

NYTimes GlobalJul 05, 2022
Lonely Last Days in the Suburban Office Park
A younger generation wants more urban offices, or at least suburban offices that feel more urban.

NYTimes GlobalJul 05, 2022
Liberals Need a Better Vision of the Constitution. Here's What It Could Look Like.
The legal scholar Larry Kramer on why the left's embrace of judicial supremacy was a mistake.

CNBC World NewsJul 05, 2022
South Korea stocks lead gains as most Asia markets rise; Reserve Bank of Australia hikes rates
Shares in the Asia-Pacific mostly rose on Tuesday as the Reserve Bank of Australia hiked interest rates in line with expectations.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJul 05, 2022
Christophe Galtier: Frenchman named Paris St-Germain boss after Mauricio Pochettino exit
Christophe Galtier is named Paris St-Germain manager after the departure of Mauricio Pochettino.

CNBC World NewsJul 05, 2022
England romp to record run chase against India as Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow hit hundreds on final day at Edgbaston
Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow both scored majestic hundreds as England made history.

CBC Top StoriesJul 05, 2022
The wire coat hanger symbolizes a dark era of abortion rights. Advocates say it's time to retire it
The wire coat hanger is a symbol of darker days, when abortion was illegal and the options to terminate an unwanted pregnancy was unsafe, even deadly. Reproductive rights advocates say it's time to put the imagery back into the closet.

Will the Abortion Debate Keep Moderate Women in the Democrats' Camp? (Int'l Herald Tribune)

MSNBC Int'l NewsJul 05, 2022
Sydney floods affect 50,000 around Australia's largest city
Hundreds of homes have been inundated in and around Sydney, Australia, in a flood emergency affecting 50,000 people, officials said Tuesday.

ABC NewsJul 04, 2022
July 4 parade mass shooting live updates: 6 killed, person of interest identified
Six people were killed and about 24 others were seriously hurt in a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, on Monday.

U.S. says it was likely an Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian-American journalist (NPR Headline News)

CBC Top StoriesJul 04, 2022
The National | July 4 parade shooting, Airport chaos, 4th vaccine doses
Celebrations shattered by a gunman shooting from a rooftop into a July 4 parade. Plus, do more people need 4th COVID shots?

CNN WorldJul 04, 2022
US: Israeli military gunfire likely responsible for Palestinian-American journalist's death
The United States has determined that gunfire from the Israeli military was "likely responsible" for the killing of Al Jazeera correspondent and Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh in May, although an examination overseen by the US of the bullet "could not reach a definitive conclusion" on its origin due to the condition of the bullet, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement Monday.

CNBC World NewsJul 04, 2022
Police detain person of interest after mass shooting at July 4 parade in Chicago suburb
The shooting occurred in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park.

NPR Headline NewsJul 04, 2022
Russia has control of a key eastern Ukrainian city
Fighting and shelling remain intense in Ukraine as Russia has control of a key eastern Ukrainian city. In some areas, civilians have faced months of food and power shortages.

NewsweekJul 04, 2022
Ukrainian Artillery Reportedly Destroy Russian Anti-Aircraft System Worth $15M
Ukrainian military officials said Saturday its artillerymen destroyed a Russian Pantsir-1S missile system, shown in released images.

CBC Top StoriesJul 04, 2022
Person of interest arrested in Fourth of July parade shooting near Chicago, police say
A person of interest in the deadly Fourth of July parade shooting in suburban Chicago is in custody after brief chase, police say.???????

NewsweekJul 04, 2022
Watch: Ukrainian Anti-Aircraft Missile System Reportedly Takes Out Russian Target
The missile system, which appears to be a Buk-M1, can be seen firing a missile high into the sky before it apparently hits an unknown target.

MSNBC Int'l NewsJul 04, 2022
Russia takes control of a key eastern province, sets stage for war's next phase
Lysychansk, the last Ukrainian bastion in a key eastern province, is now in Russian hands. What could its fall mean for Russia's invasion of Ukraine?

CNBC World NewsJul 04, 2022
Turkey's annual inflation soars to almost 79%, hitting highest level in 24 years
Inflation in Turkey rose close to 79% last month, the highest the country has seen in almost a quarter of a century.

MSNBC Int'l NewsJul 04, 2022
Uzbekistan says 18 killed, hundreds wounded in unrest
Eighteen people were killed and 243 wounded during unrest in Uzbekistan's autonomous province of Karakalpakstan last week, Uzbek authorities said on Monday.

CBC Top StoriesJul 04, 2022
Some Sikhs forced off job due to city rule requiring security guards to be clean-shaven to wear N95 masks
The World Sikh Organization (WSO) is demanding the City of Toronto change what it calls a "discriminatory" rule included in its contracts that require some security guards to be clean shaven, a requirement that has led to some 100 Sikh guards leaving their jobs. 

NewsweekJul 04, 2022
Al Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Likely Killed by Israeli Gunfire
The U.S. Department of State issued a release Monday which said the 51-year-old journalist was likely shot and killed by gunfire from Israeli armed forces.

Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh likely killed by Israeli gunfire, U.S. says (MSNBC Int'l News)

MSNBC Int'l NewsJul 04, 2022
4 rescued, a dozen bodies retrieved after typhoon sinks ship off Hong Kong
Chinese search and rescue officials pulled 12 bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after a vessel snapped in two in tropical storm Chaba.

Hong Kong said a 'miracle' was needed to find more survivors. China just found one (CNN World)
4th crew member rescued after ship sinks south of Hong Kong (ABC News)

CBC Top StoriesJul 03, 2022
Ohio officers fired dozens of times, killing unarmed Jayland Walker following chase, police video shows
Authorities say footage appears to show Jayland Walker, a Black man, shooting at police from his car during a vehicle pursuit, but he was unarmed when he was fatally shot by officers in Akron, Ohio, last week.

Christian Science Monitor--worldJul 03, 2022
Russia claims control of key eastern Ukrainian province
Russia has claimed control over the last Ukrainian stronghold in an eastern province that is key to achieving a major goal of Moscow's grinding war.

MSNBC Int'l NewsJul 03, 2022
Ukrainian army confirms withdrawal from key city in eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian forces confirmed Sunday that they had withdrawn from a key eastern city in what amounts to a major setback in its fight against the Russian invasion.

CBC Top StoriesJul 03, 2022
Saanich, B.C., shootout witnesses recount lasting 'terrifying trauma' of bank robbery
Police in Saanich, B.C., announced Saturday that they're letting locals back into what was for days a crime scene, nearly a week after a shootout left six officers wounded and two bank robbers dead. But for witnesses to the deadly violence last Tuesday, the trauma of the events lingers.

UN WomenMar 18, 2022
Women need to be leaders in addressing climate change challenges, say leaders in Asia and the Pacific
Officials, civil society representatives and other practitioners gathered for the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation ahead of the Sixty-Sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) agreed that women and girls need to be better represented in all aspects of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy and programme processes, from the leadership and decision-making spaces, data collection and analysis, to policy formulation, programme design, and all the way through to implementation on the ground, as well as the monitoring and evaluating of these efforts.
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