Biden: Feds ‘not leaving’ Miss Town. hit by a tornado

Biden: Feds ‘not leaving’ Miss Town.  hit by a tornado

ROLLING FORK, Mississippi (AP) — During his visit to a Mississippi town ravaged by a deadly tornado, President Joe Biden vowed the federal government “won’t leave” until the area is back on its feet. The President arrived in the Delta community as a new round of severe storms threaten to sweep across the Midwest and … Read more

Fort Campbell helicopter crash: 9 soldiers killed after 2 Black Hawk helicopters crash in Kentucky during training mission, army says

CNN — Nine U.S. service members were killed after two helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division crashed Wednesday night in southwestern Kentucky, officials said. There were no survivors. The two HH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed around 10 p.m. in Trigg County near the Tennessee border, officials from nearby Fort Campbell said. said early Thursday. They … Read more

New procedure offers hope for ‘no options’ patients facing amputation due to severe circulation problems

CNN — Cynthia Elford loves to travel and hike, but a few years ago her type 1 diabetes made her travels nearly impossible. In 2018, the Pennsylvania grandmother was facing the possibility of losing her right leg to a diabetes-related circulation problem, and she developed sores on her toes that kept getting worse. She begged … Read more

Taiwanese leader’s visit to US could provoke ‘big’ reaction from China

A meeting between the Taiwanese leader and the speaker of the United States House of Representatives will provoke a strong reaction from China, said Anna Ashton, China director of the Eurasia Group. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will likely meet Kevin McCarthy during her transit visit to Los Angeles next week. “The reality is that McCarthy … Read more

How Russian support is growing in the developing world

A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit earlier this month assessed that net support for Russia has risen in the year since the invasion of Ukraine, as Moscow steps up its footfall with previously neutral countries. or geopolitically unaligned. By assessing countries’ implementation of sanctions, UN voting patterns, national political trends and official statements as … Read more

WHO advisers to consider whether obesity drugs should be added to essential drugs list

CNN — World Health Organization advisers will consider next month whether to add liraglutide, the active ingredient in some diabetes and obesity drugs, to its list of essential medicines. The list, which is updated every two years, includes medicines “that meet the priority health needs of the population”, specifies the WHO. “They are intended to … Read more

Russia stops sharing information on missile tests with the United States and opens exercises

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat said Wednesday that Moscow would no longer notify the United States of its missile tests, an announcement that came as the Russian military deployed mobile launchers to Siberia in a demonstration of the country’s massive nuclear capability amid fighting in Ukraine. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said … Read more

Israeli PM and Biden exchange frosty words on legal overhaul

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday dismissed President Joe Biden’s suggestion that the prime minister “walk away” from a controversial plan to overhaul the justice system, saying the country makes its own decisions. The exchange was a rare episode of public disagreement between the two close allies and signals growing friction … Read more

McConnell opposes as Senate nears repeal of Iraq war powers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he opposes repealing the 2002 and 1991 authorizations to use force against Iraq, arguing that this authority “directly addresses the threats we we face today in Iraq and Syria from terrorists supported by Iran”. McConnell, who is at home recovering from a fall earlier this month … Read more

China threatens retaliation if Tsai and McCarthy meet

BEIJING (AP) — China has threatened “resolute countermeasures” over a planned meeting between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy during an upcoming visit to Los Angeles from leader of the self-governing island democracy. Diplomatic pressure against Taiwan has intensified recently, with Beijing poaching Taipei’s dwindling number of diplomatic allies while sending … Read more