Biden slams ‘extreme’ GOP on trips to swing Labor Day state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Joe Biden excoriated “MAGA Republicans” and the far-right on Monday, issuing personal Labor Day appeals to swing-state union members who he hopes will show up in force for his party in November. “The middle class built America,” Biden said at a rally of workers in a park in Milwaukee. “Everyone knows … Read more

Putin denies Gorbachev a state funeral and will stay away

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with government officials via video link in Moscow, Russia August 31, 2022. Sputnik/Gavriil Grigorov/Pool via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register MOSCOW, September 1 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will miss the … Read more

Peltola defeats Palin to win Alaska House special election

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election for the lone U.S. House seat in Alaska on Wednesday, beating a field that included Republican Sarah Palin, who was seeking a political comeback in the State where she was once governor. Peltola, who is Yup’ik and turned 49 on Wednesday, will become the … Read more

Last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War, dies aged 91

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Mikhail Gorbachev, who brought the Cold War to an end without bloodshed but failed to prevent the collapse of the Soviet Union, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, reports announced officials of the Moscow hospital. Gorbachev, the last Soviet president, … Read more

Best-selling ‘Das Boot’ filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen has died

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II underwater epic “Das Boot” launched him into a successful Hollywood career that included the “In the Line of Fire” movies , “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm”, died. He was 81 years old. Petersen died Friday at his home in the … Read more

US actor Anne Heche to be taken off life support 9 days after car crash

Aug 14 (Reuters) – U.S. actress Anne Heche will be taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after she was seriously injured in a violent car crash, as a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a source said. a spokesperson. Heche, 53, had been legally dead since Friday, but still with … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ dies at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for black women in Hollywood when she starred as communications officer Lt. Uhura in the original ‘Star Trek’ TV series, has died aged 89 . His son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and passed … Read more