Russia says it destroyed 4 HIMARS launchers, in claim denied by Ukraine

A view shows a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is being fired in an undisclosed location, in Ukraine in this still image obtained from an undated social media video uploaded on June 24, 2022 via Pavlo Narozhnyy/via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

Jan. 6 US Capitol riot hearings lay blame at Trump’s feet

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – After losing the 2020 election, Donald Trump ignored close allies who told him that his claims of widespread election fraud were untrue, and when the followers who believed his false accusations stormed the US Capitol, he sat back and watched. That was the narrative the US House of Representatives’ select … Read more

Prosecutors urge jurors to convict Trump ex-adviser Bannon

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – The prosecution asked jurors on Friday to convict Steve Bannon of contempt of Congress for rebuffing a subpoena from the panel investigating last year’s attack on the US Capitol, accusing Donald Trump’s former presidential adviser of unlawful defiance, while the defense hinted he was targeted for political reasons. Prosecution and … Read more

Militants attack Mali’s main military base, situation ‘under control’

KATI, Mali, July 22 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist militants on Friday attacked the main military base where Mali’s interim president lives outside the capital Bamako, but the armed forces said they had repelled the assault and had the situation under control. Militants linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State have repeatedly attacked army bases across … Read more

Trump watched Jan. 6 US Capitol riot unfold on TV, ignored pleas to call for peace

WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – Donald Trump sat for hours watching the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol unfold on live TV, ignoring pleas by his children and other close advisers to urge his supporters to stop the violence, witnesses told a congressional hearing on Thursday. The House of Representatives Select Committee used its … Read more

Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

UN, Turkey worked to broker Ukraine-Russia grains export deal Hopeful sign global food crisis could be eased Ukraine’s Zelenskiy sees potential for battleground gains July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food crisis … Read more

US Supreme Court declines to allow Biden’s shift on immigration enforcement

Migrants from Central and South America walk along a dirt trail after crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico, in Roma, Texas, US, July 16, 2022. REUTERS / Adrees Latif Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined … Read more

Russia about to ‘run out of steam’ in Ukraine, British spy chief says

A destroyed Russian tank T-72 is seen in a field, which is unusable for agricultural purposes due to the presence of unexploded shells and mines, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, near the village of Budy, in Chernihiv region, Ukraine July 5, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Russia restarts major gas pipeline, expands Ukraine war goals

Nord Stream pipeline restarts with reduced capacity Moscow says southern Ukraine is also in focus now US says any annexations would not go unchallenged US estimates 15,000 Russian forces killed in war so far July 21 (Reuters) – Russia is resuming supplies of gas via a major pipeline to Europe on Thursday, the pipeline operator … Read more

Faces of Americans detained overseas now visible to thousands

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – Little known are the names of the Americans detained abroad despite their years’ long duty to regain their freedom, but now, thanks to a work of art unveiled on Wednesday in the US capital, the faces of more than a dozen US citizens held by foreign governments will be visible … Read more