Canada left out of launch of new US-led trade talks on Indo-Pacific

Canada left out of launch of new US-led trade talks on Indo-Pacific

US President Joe Biden and Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity with other regional leaders via video link at the Izumi Garden Gallery in Tokyo on May 23.SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Canadian business leaders say Canada should not have been left out of the launch of new American-led trade talks … Read more

Texas school shooting: At least 19 children killed

Texas school shooting: At least 19 children killed

UVALDE, TX- An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by … Read more

Russia seeks to put stranglehold on twin Ukrainian cities

Russia seeks to put stranglehold on twin Ukrainian cities

As war enters fourth month, Russia concentrates on east Russia tries to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin cities EU’s von der Leyen says Moscow weaponizing food KYIV/SLOVYANSK, Ukraine, May 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces sought to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin eastern cities straddling a river as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that Moscow was seeking … Read more

Texas shooting: Biden says ‘we have to act’

Texas shooting: Biden says ‘we have to act’

Washington- Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry US President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms Tuesday night after a gunman shot and killed 19 children at a Texas elementary school. Biden spoke from the White House barely an hour after returning from a five-day trip to Asia … Read more

Texas school shooting: Biden says ‘we have to act’

Texas shooting: Biden says ‘we have to act’

Washington- Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry US President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms Tuesday night after a gunman shot and killed 19 children at a Texas elementary school. Biden spoke from the White House barely an hour after returning from a five-day trip to Asia … Read more

Hungarian government to assume emergency powers due to war in Ukraine, PM Viktor Orban says

Hungarian government to assume emergency powers due to war in Ukraine, PM Viktor Orban says

Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks in the Hungarian Parliament building, in Budapest, on May 24.ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images Hungary’s government will assume emergency powers in order to be able to respond more quickly to challenges created by the war in neighboring Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a Facebook video on Tuesday. Mr. Orban, who … Read more

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

Suspect under arrest in deadly New York City subway shooting

Police officers stand guard outside the lower Manhattan subway station where a suspect fled after fatally shooting a man, on May 22.Dakota Santiago/The New York Times News Service A man suspected of abruptly pulling a gun and killing a stranger on a New York City subway train was arrested Tuesday, with police saying his motive … Read more

George Soros: Society ‘may not survive’ Putin’s war

George Soros: Society ‘may not survive’ Putin’s war

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may have marked the start of “a third world war,” and Russian President Vladimir Putin must be defeated “as soon as possible” if the world wants to preserve civilization. That was the stark message that Hungarian-born billionaire and philanthropist George Soros delivered on Tuesday to attendees at the 2022 World Economic … Read more