Ukraine probes claim poisonous substance dropped in Mariupol – World News

Ukraine probes claim poisonous substance dropped in Mariupol – World News

Photo: The Canadian Press Firefighters clear debris and search for bodies in the rubble in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Ukraine is investigating a claim that a poisonous substance was dropped on besieged Mariupol, as Western officials warned Tuesday that any use of chemical weapons by Russia would be a serious escalation of the already devastating war. Thwarted … Read more

New York shooting: 5 injured at Brooklyn subway station

New York shooting: 5 injured at Brooklyn subway station

NEW YORK — At least five people were shot and injured Tuesday at a New York City subway station during a morning rush hour attack that left injured commuters bleeding on a train platform and police searching for the shooter. Fire personnel responding to reports of smoke at the 36th Street station in Brooklyn’s Sunset … Read more

At least 5 people shot at New York City subway station

At least 5 people shot at New York City subway station

At least five people were shot and injured Tuesday at a subway station in New York City during a morning rush hour attack that left injured commuters bleeding on a train platform. Fire personnel responding to reports of smoke at the 36th Street station in the Sunset Park neighborhood found multiple people shot as well … Read more

Boris Johnson to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at UK government premises

Boris Johnson to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at UK government premises

London’s Metropolitan Police said earlier Tuesday they had issued more than 50 fines as part of their investigation into gatherings held on government premises in Downing Street and Whitehall while the rest of the country was living under strict pandemic lockdowns. Revelations of the parties sparked national outrage. The police fines are confirmation that Johnson … Read more

Ukraine: The children who survived the brutality in Bucha

Ukraine: The children who survived the brutality in Bucha

BUCHA, UKRAINE — The coffin was made from pieces of a closet. In a darkened basement under a building shaking from the bombardment of war, there were few other options. Six-year-old Vlad watched as his mother was carried out of the shelter last month and to the yard of a nearby home. The burial was … Read more

Civilians flee from Eastern Ukraine as battle rages for besieged city of Mariupol

Civilians flee from Eastern Ukraine as battle rages for besieged city of Mariupol

The latest: Ukraine, allies looking into reports Russia may have used chemical weapons in Mariupol. Putin arrives in Russian Far East for Ukraine talks with Belarusian leader. Zelensky says Ukraine needs more weapons from the West. UN official cites growing reports of rape, brutality against Ukrainian civilians. Civilians were fleeing from areas of Eastern Ukraine … Read more

Ukraine says Russia may have used chemical weapons in Mariupol

Ukraine says Russia may have used chemical weapons in Mariupol

Families walk on a platform on their way to board a train at Slovyansk central station, in the Donbass region on April 12, 2022.RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images Civilians were fleeing from areas of eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of an anticipated Russian offensive, while Kyiv said it was checking reports that Russian forces had used chemical … Read more

Alexander Dvornikov: Russia’s new general in Ukraine

Alexander Dvornikov: Russia’s new general in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a new general overseeing his war in Ukraine, and his military commanders are signaling a new phase in the war: an all-out effort to take and hold the portions of Ukraine’s Donbas region still under Ukrainian control. Ukrainians seem to be taking that threat at face value. In the eastern … Read more

‘Infection doesn’t protect you’: Getting COVID twice more common as immunity wanes – Canada News

‘Infection doesn’t protect you’: Getting COVID twice more common as immunity wanes – Canada News

Photo: The Canadian Press Christine Enns said she was shocked when a rapid test showed she had tested positive for COVID-19. Enns, who received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine and a booster shot, already had the virus in early February and thought reinfection was rare. “I started feeling sick three to four days ago thinking, … Read more