European Central Bank makes biggest ever interest rate hike

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank made its largest interest rate hike on Thursday, following the US Federal Reserve and other central banks in a global rush of rapid rate hikes designed to stifle inflation that is squeezing consumers and push Europe into recession. The bank’s board of governors raised its main benchmarks … Read more

FDA panel backs highly controversial ALS drug in rare 2nd review

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of federal health advisers voted Wednesday to recommend approval of an experimental drug to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease, a remarkable turnaround for the highly controversial drug which was previously rejected by the same group earlier this year. Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 7 to 2 that Amylyx Pharma’s data … Read more

US: Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians forced into Russia

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United States said Wednesday it has evidence that “hundreds of thousands” of Ukrainian citizens were interrogated, detained and forcibly deported to Russia in “a series of horrors” overseen by officials of the Russian presidency. Russia immediately dismissed the allegation as “fantastic”, calling it the latest invention of a Western disinformation … Read more

Obamas back in White House unveil official portraits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, returned to the White House on Wednesday, unveiling an official portraits with a modern vibe in an event that pitted humor and nostalgia for his presidency against the current harsh political discourse about the survival of democracy. As her husband cracked a few jokes … Read more

Putin, Xi to meet in Uzbekistan next week, official says

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping plan to meet next week in Uzbekistan, a Russian official said on Wednesday, announcing a summit that could mark a new stage in warming ties between two powers that clash from increasingly against the West. The meeting at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization – a political, economic … Read more

Steve Bannon expects to face a new criminal charge in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he expects to be charged soon in a state criminal case in New York. Bannon, 68, plans to surrender on Thursday, according to a person familiar with the matter. The person insisted on anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation. … Read more

Fears run high as Canadian police search for stabbing suspect

JAMES SMITH CREE FIRST NATION, Saskatchewan (AP) — Fears ran high on an Indigenous reservation in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Tuesday after police warned the suspect in a murderous knife rampage over the weekend could being nearby and that officers surrounded a house with firearms. Police then sent out an alert saying it … Read more

Healey could go down in history as the first openly gay governor of the Mass

BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey won the Democratic primary for governor in Massachusetts on Tuesday, bringing her one step closer to becoming the first openly gay candidate and the first woman elected to the state’s highest political office – eight years after being elected the nation. first openly gay attorney general. Healey, whose … Read more

AP Top 25: Georgia climbs to No. 2, overtaking Ohio State

Georgia moved to No. 2 in the Associated Press’ first college football poll of the regular season, overtaking Ohio State, after the defending national champions dominated their opener. Alabama remained No. 1 in the PA Top 25 presented by Regions Bank published on Tuesday, receiving 44 of the media panel’s 63 first place votes and … Read more

The video details the alleged violation of the Ga electoral system.

ATLANTA (AP) — Two months after the 2020 presidential election, a team of computer experts traveled to southern Georgia to copy software and data from voting equipment into a apparent violation of a county electoral system. They were greeted outside by the leader of the local Republican Party, who was part of then-President Donald Trump’s … Read more