Satellite imagery shows Antarctic sea ice is collapsing faster than expected

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Antarctic coastal glaciers are shedding icebergs faster than nature can replenish crumbling ice, doubling previous estimates of losses from the world’s largest ice sheet over the past of the past 25 years, a satellite analysis revealed on Wednesday. The first-of-its-kind study, conducted by researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Read more

Afghan Muslim arrested for killings that rocked New Mexico’s Islamic community

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Aug 9 (Reuters) – A Muslim immigrant from Afghanistan has been arrested as a prime suspect in the serial killings of four Muslim men that have rocked the Islamic community in New Mexico’s largest city, a police announced on Tuesday. After days of tightening security around Albuquerque-area mosques, seeking to allay fears of … Read more

Trump solicits donations after FBI raid of his Mar-a-Lago home

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday tried to turn news that the FBI had raided his Florida estate to his advantage, citing the investigation in text messages and emails seeking political donations from his supporters. The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation in the federal investigation into whether Trump … Read more

Taiwan’s foreign minister says China is carrying out part of attack plan for invasion

TAIPEI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday China was using military drills it launched to protest the visit of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a plan to match to prepare for an invasion of the autonomous island. Joseph Wu, speaking at a press conference in Taipei, offered no … Read more

US to send Ukraine $5.5 billion in new budget and military aid

The national flags of Ukraine and the United States fly in the grounds of a police training base outside kyiv, Ukraine May 6, 2016. Picture taken May 6, 2016. REUTERS/ Valentin Ogirenko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 8 (Reuters) – The United States will send an additional $5.5 billion in … Read more

China announces new military exercises around Taiwan

TAIPEI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China’s military announced new military drills in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday – a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever drills to protest China’s visit to China. last week in Taipei by US President Nancy Pelosi. China’s Eastern Theater Command said it would conduct joint … Read more

US Senate approves bill to fight climate change and cut drug costs in favor of Biden

WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Sunday passed a sweeping $430 billion bill to tackle climate change, cut drug prices and raise some corporate taxes, a major victory for President Joe Biden whom Democrats hope to bolster their chances of retaining. control of Congress in this year’s elections. After a marathon 27-hour … Read more

Fourth Muslim murdered in New Mexico in ‘targeted killings’

Homes reach the edge of the desert on the outskirts of Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – New Mexico police and federal agencies were investigating the killings of four Muslim men to determine if the killings, the latest of … Read more

US Senate Democrats battle to pass $430 billion climate and drug bill

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Saturday began debating a Democratic bill addressing key items on President Joe Biden’s agenda – tackling climate change, cutting drug costs for seniors and energy, while forcing corporations and the wealthy to pay more taxes. The debate began after the Senate voted 51 to 50 to … Read more

Texas governor sends migrants to New York as immigration standoff gathers pace

Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds a press conference with state agencies and local officials at Uvalde High School, three days after a gunman killed nineteen children and two adults during a a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, U.S., May 27, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more