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Denmark Shooting

Several people killed in shooting at mall in Denmark, police say

The Associated Press | News/World | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 13:28:59 EDT

A shooting at a Copenhagen shopping centre, one of the largest malls in Scandinavia, on Sunday left several people dead and several others injured, police said. The suspect, a 22-year-old Danish man, was arrested near the mall and police said terrorism can't be ruled out at this stage. read more

Russia Ukraine War

Moscow claims capture of pivotal East Ukraine region; Turkey detains Russian-flagged grain ship

Reuters | News/World | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 08:46:21 EDT

Russia said it had taken full control of the Eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk on Sunday after capturing the final Ukrainian bastion of Lysychansk, the city where Kyiv said it had withdrawn to save the lives of its troops. read more

SRI LANKA-CRISIS/FUEL

Sri Lankans face daily power cuts, ongoing school closures as fuel crisis grows

The Associated Press | News/World | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 13:20:03 EDT

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka will extend school closures for another week and switch off power nationwide for up to three hours a day, as it faces an increasingly critical shortage of fuel. read more

Rescuers in Marmolada, Italy, after glacier collapse

At least 6 dead after Italian glacier collapses, sends debris into hikers on popular trail

The Associated Press | News/World | Sun, 3 Jul 2022 12:32:50 EDT

A large chunk of Alpine glacier broke loose and slid down a mountainside in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail, killing at least six and injuring eight, authorities said. read more

TEXAS-SHOOTING/

Uvalde, Texas, school police chief resigns from city council amid backlash over shooting response

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 17:10:50 EDT

The Uvalde, Texas, school district's police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. read more

ASIA-STORM/HONGKONG-RESCUE

Dramatic video shows crew member's rescue from sinking ship near Hong Kong

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 10:44:31 EDT

An industrial support ship operating in the South China Sea has sunk in a storm with the possible loss of more than two dozen crew members, rescue services in Hong Kong said Saturday.  read more

Google-Abortion-Privacy

Google says it will erase U.S. user data about trips to abortion clinics

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 15:45:52 EDT

Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies. read more

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UN condemns storming of Libya's parliament

The Associated Press | News/World | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 08:58:10 EDT

A senior United Nations official for Libya on Saturday condemned the storming of the country's parliamentary headquarters by angry demonstrators as part of protests in several cities against the political class and deteriorating economic conditions. read more

UKRAINE-CRISIS/RUSSIA-BELARUS

Belarus leader accuses Ukraine of attempted missile attack

Reuters | News/World | Sat, 2 Jul 2022 08:30:27 EDT

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Saturday Ukraine had tried to strike military facilities on Belarusian territory three days ago, but all its missiles had been intercepted, the state-run Belta news agency reported. read more

Portugal UN Ocean Conference

Environmental groups press world leaders on last day of UN ocean conference

Reuters | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 15:02:34 EDT

Environmental groups on Friday urged world leaders to keep promises they made at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon this week, to do everything in their power to save the world's seas. read more

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Ukraine says Russian strike kills at least 21 in Odesa as U.S. pledges $820M more military aid

The Associated Press | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 05:31:16 EDT

Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 21 people, Ukrainian authorities reported on Saturday. read more

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/BRITAIN

COVID-19 cases up in Britain by more than 30 per cent in last week, data shows

The Associated Press | News/Health | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 11:34:34 EDT

The number of new coronavirus cases across Britain has surged by more than 30 per cent in the last week, with cases likely driven by Omicron subvariants. read more

Britain Assange

Julian Assange appeals after U.K. orders his extradition to U.S.

The Associated Press | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 14:49:23 EDT

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has appealed the British's government decision last month to order his extradition to the U.S., where he faces espionage charges. read more

Arizona Budget

U.S. officials fight over enforcement of abortion laws dating back to 1800s

The Associated Press | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 12:09:11 EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade has advocates, prosecutors and residents in some states facing a legal morass created by decades of often conflicting anti-abortion legislation.  read more

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U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russian court

Jim Heintz | Sports/Basketball | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 09:44:34 EDT

American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, four and a half months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that has unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington. read more

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Xi Jinping defends China's vision for Hong Kong on 25th anniversary of handover

The Associated Press | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 09:03:11 EDT

Chinese President Xi Jinping marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return by emphasizing Beijing's control over the former British colony under his country's vision of "one country, two systems." read more

France Airport Strike

Flights cancelled as airport workers in France strike for higher pay amid rising inflation

The Associated Press | News/World | Fri, 1 Jul 2022 06:57:53 EDT

Flights from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and others in France face disruptions Friday that could last through the weekend amid a staff strike and protests demanding salary hikes to keep up with inflation. read more

Tommy Chan handover Hong Kong

Hong Kong was promised freedoms for 50 years. Halfway in, Beijing is tightening its grip

| News/World | Thu, 30 Jun 2022 09:19:40 EDT

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NATO-SUMMIT/

Trudeau promises to arm Ukraine with modern military equipment

| News/World | Sat, 12 Feb 2022 11:04:48 EST

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Capitol Breach Trump Explainer

How Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony could lead to a seditious conspiracy charge against Trump

Mark Gollom | News/World | Thu, 30 Jun 2022 04:00:00 EDT

The gripping testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson before the Jan. 6 committee could provide federal prosecutors with the legal ammunition to charge former U.S. president Donald Trump with seditious conspiracy, some legal analysts say. read more

Denmark shooting: Several killed at Copenhagen shopping mall, police say

Denmark shooting: Several killed at Copenhagen shopping mall, police say

Crime/World/Copenhagen | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 18:37:55 +0000

Shortly after the shooting, the royal palace said a reception with Crown Prince Frederik connected to the Tour de France cycling race had been cancelled. read more

Roe v. Wade overturn sheds light on the gerrymandering common in U.S. legislature

Roe v. Wade overturn sheds light on the gerrymandering common in U.S. legislature

Politics/World/Abortion | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 18:29:12 +0000

In 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court said it has no role in restraining partisan gerrymandering, where parties manipulate voting district boundaries to favor one party over another. read more

JFK airport terminal evacuated after unattended bag sparks bomb scare

JFK airport terminal evacuated after unattended bag sparks bomb scare

World/Fourth of July/JFK Airport | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 17:35:32 +0000

The official Twitter account of the John F. Kennedy International Airport said that terminal four at the JFK Airport will remain closed to inbound traffic. read more

Australia will ban Russian gold imports, give more armoured vehicles to Ukraine, PM says

Australia will ban Russian gold imports, give more armoured vehicles to Ukraine, PM says

Politics/World/Anthony Albanese | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 16:13:34 +0000

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said Australia would give Ukraine 14 more armored personnel carriers and 20 Bushmaster vehicles amid Russia's war. read more

Thousands evacuated from Australia’s Sydney amid heavy rains, floods

Thousands evacuated from Australia’s Sydney amid heavy rains, floods

Weather/World/Australia | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 13:58:19 +0000

A severe weather warning was issued for heavy rain and flash floods and winds of up to 90 kilometers per hour along the coast of Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state. read more

Abortion clinic staff in U.S. struggle with mental health after Roe v. Wade overturn

Abortion clinic staff in U.S. struggle with mental health after Roe v. Wade overturn

Health/World/Abortion | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 13:22:08 +0000

After the overturn of Roe v. Wade, workers at U.S. abortion are feeling fear and stress as they try to continue their practice and and care for their patients. read more

Passenger bus falls into deep ravine in Pakistan, killing at least 19

Passenger bus falls into deep ravine in Pakistan, killing at least 19

World/Baluchistan province/bus accident pakistan | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 13:09:50 +0000

Deadly road accidents are common in Pakistan. Last month, 22 people were killed in a similar accident when a bus fell into a ravine in Qila Saifullah district. read more

Russia claims control of key city in eastern Ukraine

Russia claims control of key city in eastern Ukraine

Politics/World/Luhansk | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 12:43:46 +0000

Ukrainian fighters spent weeks trying to defend Lysychansk and to keep it from falling to Russia, as neighboring Sievierodonetsk did a week ago. read more

After Russian missile destroys mall, wife of missing man waits and hopes

After Russian missile destroys mall, wife of missing man waits and hopes

World/Amstor Mall Attack/Kremenchuk | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 12:00:00 +0000

Sabina Hrytsai asked why the mall was not closed when air raid sirens sounded about 10 minutes before the attack. read more

Three people wounded following blasts in Russia’s Belgorod near Ukraine border

Three people wounded following blasts in Russia’s Belgorod near Ukraine border

World/Russia/Russia Belgorod | Sun, 03 Jul 2022 02:30:13 +0000

Blasts in the Russian city of Belgorod, near the border with Ukraine, resulted in a fire in a residential building. Three wounded people were taken to a hospital. read more

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