Biden has a crush on China as he heads to South Korea, Japan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden sets out on a six-day trip to South Korea and Japan to build rapport with the leaders of the two nations while also sending an undeniable message to China: Ukraine’s faltering invasion of Ukraine. Russia should make Beijing dwell on its own saber chatter in the Pacific. Biden departs … Read more

911 dispatcher who took shooting call in Buffalo on leave

A 911 dispatcher has been placed on furlough and may lose her job after allegedly hanging on to a grocery store worker who hid during the Buffalo, New York shooting this weekend. “Termination will be sought” for the coordinator at a disciplinary hearing later this month, Peter Anderson, spokesman for the director of Erie County, … Read more

US warns that ruling on abortion could escalate into extremist violence

WASHINGTON (AP) – The leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion scrapping the constitutional right to abortion has sparked a wave of threats against officials and others and increased the likelihood of extremist violence, an internal government report said. According to a memo addressed to local government agencies from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office … Read more

Rival Libyan PM to establish government in Sirte after Tripoli clashes

CAIRO (AP) – One of Libya’s rival prime ministers said on Wednesday he will seat his government in the central city of Sirte, after clashes forced him to abort his attempt the previous day to move his cabinet to the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha has announced that he has chosen the city … Read more

New investigation into Australian mother convicted of 4 murders

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian attorney general on Wednesday refused to pardon a mother convicted nearly 20 years ago of suffocating her four children and instead ordered a new investigation into whether there is a medical explanation could be for the tragedies. The investigation will be the second in three years to find scientific … Read more

In Ukraine, limbs have been lost in an instant and lives destroyed

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — War has a price — for the countries that wage it, for the soldiers who fight it, for the civilians who endure it. For nations, territory is gained and lost, and sometimes regained and lost again. But some losses are permanent. Lost lives can never be regained. Neither do limbs. And … Read more

Man who shot protesters in Denver suburb jailed

DENVER (AP) — A man who shot and wounded two protesters while apparently aiming at a jeep that came toward the crowd during a protest to draw attention to police brutality in Denver suburbs in 2020 has been sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in prison, followed by five days. year of probation. Samuel Young, 24, … Read more

Explore the Australian Museum after dark with Nights at the Museum

Museum visitors can finally make their Larry Daley dreams come true with the Australian Museum keep the doors open a little later every Thursday in May and June. Not only can you explore AM’s current exhibitions after dark, but Nights at the museum will also feature a stacked selection of bonus events, as well as … Read more

US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn over relationship with China

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department on Tuesday sued longtime casino mogul Steve Wynn in Las Vegas to force him to register as a foreign agent over lobbying work he allegedly carried out on behalf of the Chinese government during the Trump administration. . The department said it had repeatedly advised Wynn to register under … Read more

Peru requests extradition of Italian captain over oil spill

LIMA, Peru (AP) – Peruvian prosecutors said on Tuesday they had requested the extradition of a ship’s Italian captain as part of their investigation into the spill of thousands of barrels of oil off the coast of Peru. The Peruvian prosecutor’s office said in a statement that the captain of the Mare Doricum, Giacomo Pisani, … Read more