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Top EU official vows to ‘stress test’ pipelines after leaks

Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 11:26 Last update: about 18 hours ago Associated Press

The head of the European Union’s executive arm vowed Wednesday to introduce checks on key EU infrastructure, including energy, after the suspected sabotage of natural-gas pipelines in the Baltic...

Angelina Jolie details Brad Pitt abuse allegations in court filing

Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 08:29 Last update: about 21 hours ago Associated Press

A court filing Tuesday from Angelina Jolie alleges that on a 2016 flight, Brad Pitt grabbed her by the head and shook her then choked one of their children and struck another when they tried to defend...

UK's Truss vows to listen as she reels from policy U-turns

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, 11:58 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Liz Truss has insisted she is leading “a listening government” that learns from its mistakes, as she tries to restore her shaky authority and reassure financial...

Hurricane Ian leaves 54 dead as focus turns to rescue, recovery

Sunday, 2 October 2022, 06:35 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Dozens of Florida residents left their flooded and splintered homes by boat and by air on Saturday as rescuers continued to search for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Ian, while authorities in...

Italy's Meloni vows to put national energy interests first

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 20:46 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is poised to become Italy’s next premier, vowed Saturday to put national interests first in tackling soaring energy costs as she made her...

Updated: Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 15:32 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Ukrainian forces encircled the strategic eastern city of Lyman on Saturday in a counteroffensive that has humiliated the Kremlin, while Russian bombardments intensified after Moscow illegally...

Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 06:52 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties Friday to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his war. Ukraine's president countered with a surprise application...

UN chief: World is 'paralyzed' and equity is slipping away

Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 18:52 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

In an alarming assessment, the head of the United Nations warned world leaders Tuesday that nations are "gridlocked in colossal global dysfunction" and aren't ready or willing to tackle the challenges...

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