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Morning special: In search of Pelosi’s plane

A man reads the Global Times newspaper, which displays a cover story about US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Asia trip, at a street display wall in Beijing, China, August 1, 2022. The front page headline reads: “Pelosi visits Asia in the smell of gunpowder.” REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign … Read more

Asian stocks fall as US yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie falls

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing the Shanghai Composite Index, the Nikkei Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a stock exchange in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/ Kim Kyung- Hoon Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign … Read more

US Says Russia Uses ‘Nuclear Shield’ In Ukraine, Risks Terrible Accident

US Says Russia Uses ‘Nuclear Shield’ The first grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops are ready to go south Foreign fighters enter Luhansk, governor says Ukraine says it retakes 50 towns in Kherson UNITED STATES/KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant … Read more

UN chief warns world is one step away from ‘nuclear annihilation’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United Nations chief warned Monday that “humanity is just one mistake, one mistake away from nuclear annihilation,” referring to the war in Ukraine, nuclear threats in Asia and the Middle East and many other factors. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued the dire warning at the opening of a long-delayed summit to … Read more

Russia is sending more forces to reinforce its southern flank, a Ukrainian military official says

Anatoly Chubais, CEO of OAO Rusnano, speaks at a meeting in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 18, 2015. (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Former high-ranking Russian official Anatoly Chubais is in a European hospital suffering from symptoms of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a neurological disease, according to prominent Russian journalist and TV presenter … Read more

The Ukrainian military says another Russian storage site in Kherson has been destroyed

Ukrainian officials say another long-range attack on a Russian storage site in the Kherson region has caused heavy damage. Serhii Khlan, adviser to the head of the Kherson civil military command, said on Ukrainian television that “other ammunition and military equipment, which the enemy brought from Crimea, was destroyed on the outskirts of Skadovsk yesterday.” … Read more

Biden and Putin strike conciliatory tones as nuclear talks begin at UN

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 28, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up UNITED STATES, Aug 1 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he … Read more

“Living with COVID”: Where the pandemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and citizens to prepare for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be as many as a million infections a day this winter, said Chris Murray, head of … Read more

Putin says no one can win a nuclear war

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector via video link at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there … Read more

Stephen King plans to fight for the US government in a case against a mega publishing merger

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge on Monday to block the $2.2 billion merger of two of the “Big Five” book publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, in a trial expected to testimony from horror writer Stephen King. “This is real money for real people,” said … Read more