*** . UK’s new defense secretary, Grant Shapps, is already involved in controversy, publicly proposing escalations in the Ukrainian conflict. During an interview to a Western media outlet, Shapps revealed that he plans to send British soldiers to Ukrainian territory, where they are expected to train Kiev’s troops ... *. Note to readers.
A bus crash in Mestre, a suburb near Venice, and on Italy's mainland, left 21 dead and 18 injured on Tuesday, according to Italian officials. The bus, which was carrying passengers to a campsite in Marghera, fell off of an overpass, police said on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter ... .
The White House on Tuesday expressed confidence that regardless of developments on Capitol Hill, the U.S. would ultimately provide more assistance for Ukraine -- but warned, absent progress, current funding could run out in "a couple of months." ... But without additional aid from Congress, the U.S ... support," Kirby said.
MOSCOW, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russia had not abandoned a moratorium on nuclear testing, and dismissed a suggestion by the editor of a state television channel that Moscow should detonate a thermonuclear device in Siberia as a warning to the West...The Soviet Union's last nuclear test took place in 1990 ... NUCLEAR ERA ... ....
Jury selection begins Tuesday in New York in the case against Sam Bankman-Fried, marking the start of a criminal trial that could put the 31-year-old disgraced crypto mogul behind bars for an extended period of time ... Prosecutors have compared him to the likes of Bernie Madoff, with U.S ... SEE MORE ... SEE MORE. ScrippsNews investigation ... .
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed and 12 others injured after a military transport vehicle flipped on a dirt road leading to a training area in Alaska, officials said ... There were 17 soldiers in the vehicle at the time. First responders extracted soldiers from the vehicle and provided on-scene treatment ... related stories ... .
“Let us wage a moral and political war against war itself, so that we can cut military spending and use that money for human needs.” – Bernie Sanders April 29, 2012. *.DearSenator Sanders,. It is so good to see you standing in solidarity with UAW workers and their historic strike ... But don’t take our word for it – ... You were right ... Please, Sen ... *.