Russian missiles rain down on Ukraine as the West promises lasting support

The battle for Lysychask continues You could be next, Zelenskiy tells NATO leaders Mykolaiv attack is a sign of an intensified Russian offensive NATO says more weapons are in preparation Kyiv, June 29 (Reuters) – Russian forces attacked targets in southern Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region on Wednesday and intensified strikes on front lines across the country … Read more

Trump Wanted to Join Capitol Riot, Tried to Grab Limo Steering Wheel, Aide Says

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – Donald Trump tried to grab the wheel of his presidential limousine on January 6, 2021, when his security team refused to take him to the U.S. Capitol, where his supporters were rioting, a witness testified. former assistant on Tuesday. The then-president dismissed concerns that some supporters gathered for his fiery … Read more

Abortions may resume in Texas after a judge blocks the pre-Roe v. Wade

June 28 (Reuters) – Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban that the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the Supreme Court of the United States annulled the constitutional right to procedure throughout the country. Judge Christine Weems’ temporary restraining … Read more

Credit Suisse found guilty in cocaine cash laundering case

Credit Suisse first major Swiss bank to face criminal trial Former banker found guilty of qualifying money laundering Bank plans to appeal BELLINZONA, Switzerland, June 27 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) was convicted by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court on Monday of failing to prevent money laundering by a Bulgarian gang of cocaine traffickers in … Read more

Russia enters default zone when payment deadline expires

The Spasskaya Tower clock showing the time at noon is pictured next to Moscow’s Kremlin and Saint Basil’s Cathedral, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Grace period runs out on $100 million interest payment due May 27 Some Taiwanese bondholders missed payment on Monday: sources Russia … Read more

G7 nations announce Russia gold ban as summit kicks off under shadow of war

Gold ban targets ‘Putin’s war machine,’ says British PM Oil import price cap also under discussion, says German source The G7 also aims to tackle rising energy prices SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Members of the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced a ban on Russian gold imports on Sunday as the G7 … Read more

Ukraine confirms the fall of Sievierodonetsk after weeks of fighting

Capture of Sievierodonetsk great gain for Russia Ukraine says Russia launches widespread bombing Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases Kyiv, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces have fully occupied Sievierodonetsk, the mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city said on Saturday, confirming Ukraine’s biggest battlefield setback in more than a month, after weeks of some … Read more

Toyota and Subaru shares fall on ‘shameful’ recalls of early electric vehicles

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor (7203.T)Shares fell after it withdrew some of its first mass-produced all-electric cars, launched two months ago, due to the risk of wheels coming loose, a setback to its ambitions to electrify its model range. Toyota, the world’s largest automaker by sales, said on Thursday it would recall 2,700 … Read more

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats

Party chairman resigns after defeats, says change is needed Conservatives lose seat in heart of the South Johnson’s 2019 electorate fractures as Labor recaptures Wakefield PM mired in scandal for confinement parties LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats on Friday, prompting the resignation of the party’s … Read more

US Senate Passes Gun Safety Bill as Supreme Court Strikes Down Gun Limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun safety measures was approved by the U.S. Senate on Thursday, even as the Supreme Court vastly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have the right constitutional right to carry arms in public for self-defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun … Read more