It was a disastrous image for an 80-year-old president who has just announced his campaign for a second term. Collapsed on the ground, unable to get up, sensible rubber soles on full display as Secret Service agents try to hoist him to his feet. It’s not even shocking at this stage. It’s just sad. Sad for the country ...Joe Biden falling of a bike ... ....
Islamabad, Pakistan – A prominent human rights organisation has issued an urgent plea for global action to protect Pakistan from extreme heatwaves, saying the South Asian country is at the “frontline of the climate crisis” ... The report, titled A BurningEmergency ... Tackling a climate crisis of this scale requires global attention and action ... .
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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian officials said their forces thwarted large Ukrainian attacks in two provinces of Ukraine illegally annexed by Moscow. The Ukrainian military suggested the Russian reports were part of a misinformation campaign as Kyiv prepares for an anticipated counteroffensive ... “The enemy did not achieve its tasks. It had no success.” ... .
Earlier, Netanyahu levelled sharp criticism of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), following a report last week by the UN watchdog that Iran had provided a satisfactory answer on one case of suspect uranium particles and re-installed some monitoring equipment originally put in place under a now-defunct 2015 nuclear deal.
More than 500 people were evacuated from their homes in northern Ecuador on Sunday following flooding caused by heavy rains, President Guillermo Lasso said. No one had been reported dead or missing, he said ... Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission ... ....
StoryHighlights. The latest figure matches the high recorded in 2022 Support is lowest among Republicans (49%) and weekly churchgoers (41%) Young adults, Democrats among the groups most supportive of gay marriage. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Seventy-one percent of Americans think same-sex marriage should be legal, matching the high Gallup recorded in 2022 ... *.
If you spend much time perusing the musings of political pundits you may have noticed the emergence of a subgenre of opinion writing that devotes itself to the following question. Why is PresidentBiden so unpopular? A recent contribution to this growing body of work was offered a few days ago in Newsweek ... The archetypal example appeared in U.S ... .
California's attorney general is investigating whether the government of the state of Florida played any role in sending more than a dozen migrants to the California capital of Sacramento without advance notice. Representatives of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis did not immediately respond on Sunday to a request for comment ... .
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