• After delay, US Senate overwhelmingly approves $40 billion in aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid to Ukraine as it sent the bill to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law as Washington rushes to maintain military aid nearly three months after Russia invaded. The Senate voted 86 to […]

  • ‘I mean Ukraine’: Former US President George Bush calls Iraq invasion ‘unwarranted’

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George W. Bush wrongly described the invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unwarranted” before correcting himself by saying he meant to refer to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. Bush made the comments in a speech at an event in Dallas on Wednesday, as he criticized Russia’s […]

  • Biden travels to Japan and South Korea to warn China

    Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attends a virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 2022, in this photo released by the Japan Public Relations Cabinet via Kyodo. Japan Cabinet Public Relations Office via Kyodo/via REUTERS Mandatory Credit Kyodo/via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access […]

  • US accuses casino magnate Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent […]

  • California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions – police

    May 16 (Reuters) – The man accused of killing a doctor and injuring five others in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset by Sino-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday. The suspect, David Chou, 68, chained the doors and placed glue in the locks of […]

  • After a shooting in California, a gunman in a tie kills

    LOS ANGELES, May 15 (Reuters) – A gunman opened fire at a Southern California church during a lunch on Sunday, killing one and injuring five, before worshipers arrested the suspect and tether his legs with an electrical cord, authorities said. . Police responded to the incident which unfolded around 1:30 p.m. local time (2039 GMT) […]

  • Sri Lankan president to appoint new prime minister and cabinet this week

    President says he will bring constitutional reforms Central bank chief says political stability is needed Former Prime Minister Rajapaksa moved to naval base for his safety Armored vehicles patrol the streets of the commercial capital COLOMBO/WEERAKETIYA, Sri Lanka, May 11 (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he would appoint a new […]