In Ukraine, the funeral of an activist who was killed in the war

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – The poppies, the red roses that covered the battlefields of the two world wars in Europe, were mourning Saturday for the coffin of another dead soldier, who was killed in another European war in Ukraine.. Among the hundreds of mourners for Roman Ratuchny, 24, were friends who protested with him during … Read more

McMaster, Cunningham win primary; to face in november | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jeffrey Collins – The Associated Press COLOMBIA, South Carolina (AP) – Former United States Representative Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a standoff in November with Republican Governor Henry McMaster, who handily defeated his opponent in the primaries. Cunningham touted the fact that he is the only Democrat in … Read more

Mills and LePage look forward to November in Maine governor’s race | Health, medicine and fitness

By David Sharp – The Associated Press Portland, Maine (AFP) – Paul Lepagethe Republican who was in control of his state as governor of Maine offensive letter And the combative leadership, seeking a political return. without oppositionLePage will head to the Republican nomination for governor on Tuesday, as part of a fierce general campaign against … Read more

New York State Protects Abortion Providers Under New Laws | Health, medicine and fitness

ALBANI, NY (Associated Press) – New York has expanded legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions in the state under legislation signed into law by Gov. Cathy Hochhol on Monday. The Democratic governor demanded passage of laws in anticipation of the US Supreme Court’s overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, … Read more

India and China are growing markets for shunned Russian oil

New Delhi — India and other Asian countries are becoming an increasingly vital source of oil revenue for Moscow despite strong pressure from the United States not to increase their purchases, as the European Union and other allies cut energy imports from Russia in line with sanctions imposed over its war on Ukraine. . These … Read more

Associated Press interview: Sri Lanka’s prime minister says he’s open to Russian oil

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lanka may have to buy more oil from Russia as the island nation desperately searches for fuel amid an unprecedented economic crisisThe newly appointed prime minister said. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he would first look to other sources, but would be open to buying more crude from Moscow. … Read more

Federal Reserve seizes $1.2 million over Florida’s refusal to impose COVID vaccine law on health care workers | National

FORT Lauderdale, Florida – As Governor Ron DeSantis battles passport vaccinations against the COVID-19 coronavirus – recently threatening the Special Olympics with a $27.5 million fine – there is one mandate he can’t stop. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services enforces a federal vaccine requirement for health care workers who provide only medical or … Read more

Small businesses face a summer of uncertainty

New York — Small businesses that rely on the outdoor crowds and free-spending tourists aren’t sure what to expect this summer. Consumers will likely have a lot of pent-up demand more than two years into the pandemic. But they are also facing some financial headwinds due to the highest inflation rate in decades. And COVID-19 … Read more

Biden and Bolsonaro hold first meeting amid election fears | Health, medicine and fitness

By Chris Mejeran and Darlene Superville – The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – President Joe Biden avoided challenging Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his upcoming election and handling of the Amazon rainforest during the public part of their first-ever meeting on Thursday, while the Brazilian leader sounded a more defensive tone in addressing those … Read more

3 Sentenced to death for fighting by Ukraine

British and Moroccan nationals were sentenced to death Thursday for fighting on the Ukrainian side, in the punishment imposed by pro-Moscow rebels. A court in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic found the three men guilty of working toward the violent overthrow of power, a crime punishable by death in the unrecognized eastern republic. They were … Read more