At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

BUFFALO, NY (AP) – A gunman sporting a rifle and body armor opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Details on the number of additional people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their … Read more

Show of support for abortion rights expected at US rallies

WASHINGTON (AP) – Demonstrators facing down a Supreme Court decision that could overturn the constitutional right to abortion are aiming to use rallies from coast to coast Saturday to express their outrage and to mobilize for the fight ahead. More than 380 events were set from Maine to Hawaii, with the largest gatherings expected in … Read more

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (AP) – A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicle, Israeli authorities said. Police launched a massive search for the assailants, setting up roadblocks and dispatching a helicopter. The … Read more

Ukrainians plead for Mariupol rescue; Russian advance crawls

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian forces fought Saturday to hold off a Russian advance aimed at capturing an eastern industrial region along with Ukraine’s last holdout in the southern city of Mariupol, where fighters and civilians hiding under a heavily damaged steel mill endure agonizing conditions. The United Nations continued trying to broker an evacuation … Read more

Tech stocks sink again, Nasdaq has worst month since 2008

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 900 points Friday as another sharp sell-off led by technology stocks added to Wall Street’s losses in April, leaving the S&P 500 with its biggest monthly skid since the start of the pandemic. A sharp drop in Amazon weighed on the market after the internet retail giant … Read more

Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded a wide area of ​​Ukraine on Thursday, including Kyiv, bombing the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow’s forces retreated weeks ago. At least one person was killed and several were injured in the attack on Kyiv, … Read more

Russia releases US Marine vet as part of prisoner exchange

WASHINGTON (AP) – Russia and the United States have carried out an unexpected prisoner exchange in a time of high tensions, trading a Marine veteran jailed by Moscow for a convicted Russian drug trafficker serving a long prison sentence in America. The deal announced by both countries involved Trevor Reed, an American imprisoned for nearly … Read more

Melissa Lucio’s execution delayed by Texas appeals court

HOUSTON (AP) – A Texas appeals court on Monday delayed the execution of Melissa Lucio amid growing doubts about whether she fatally beat her 2-year-old daughter in a case that has garnered the support of lawmakers, celebrities and even some jurors who sentenced her to death. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a request … Read more

To Europe’s relief, France’s Macron wins but far-right gains

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron comfortably won a second term Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed power will not abruptly shift course in the midst of the war in Ukraine from European Union and NATO efforts to punish and contain Russia’s military expansionism. The second five-year term for the 44-year-old centrist … Read more

Putin claims victory in Mariupol despite steel-mill holdouts

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory Thursday in the battle for Mariupol despite an estimated 2,000 Ukrainian fighters still holed up at a giant steel mill, ordering his troops not to storm the stronghold but to seal it off. not even a fly comes through. ” Putin expressed concern for the … Read more