Russian soldier pleads guilty in Ukraine war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through an open car window on Feb. 28.

Ukraine Hopes to Swap Steel Mill Fighters for Russian POWs

By OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol were taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory, and a top military official hoped they could be exchanged for Russian ...

EU rushes out $300 billion roadmap to ditch Russian energy

The European Union’s executive arm is moving to jump-start plans for the EU to abandon Russian energy amid the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Target took a big hit from higher costs during the first quarter despite brisk sales. Profits for major retailers has come under pressure from both surging inflation and stubborn clogs in the global supply chain. Target's net income fell roughly ...

Why Does Amber Heard Keep Looking at the Jury? Viewers Want to Know

Why is it that Amber Heard keeps looking at the jury during her court case against Johnny Depp? Unpacking her behavior.

War crimes trial for Russian soldier in Ukraine adjourned until Thursday after he pleads guilty

The war crimes trial of a 21-year-old Russian soldier has been adjourned until Thursday because too many members of the media were crowding the courtroom in Kyiv.

RePower EU: Landmark plan falls short in supporting energy storage deployment

The European Union’s plan to transition away from dependency on Russian fossil fuel imports has been released in draft form.

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Ukraine war crimes trial

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed civilian.

The Green Brief: Quitting Russian fossil fuels is only half the challenge

Faced with war, high energy prices and a climate crisis, Europe needs to untangle itself from Russian fossil fuels asap. But ultimately, it needs to reduce its reliance on all fossil fuels as much as possible.

European Union Sets Out Plan to End Russian Energy Imports

The $317 billion plan seeks to end the region’s dependence on Russian energy within five years, testing the bloc’s political will to overhaul its energy policy and infrastructure in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Showers & evening storms Wednesday

QUICK WEATHER FORECAST: Today: Rain & PM storms, high 73Tonight: Showers tapering, low 61Thursday: Partly cloudy, high 82Friday: Mostly sunny, hot, windy, humid, high 90Saturday: Rain & sto…

Johnny Depp v Amber Heard trial live: Breaking news and updates today - 18 May

The tense court case between the once-married Hollywood actors continues on as the final testimonies and cross-examinations take place.

TIMING: When we'll see rain and the chance for torrential downpours

Rounds of rain are possible today as a warm front sits over the Tri-State.

EU to map out escape route from Russian fossil fuels

The European Commission will on Wednesday unveil a 210 billion euro plan for how Europe can end its reliance on Russian fossil fuels by 2027, and use the pivot away from Moscow to quicken its shift to green energy.

Grieving the death of Shireen Abu Aqleh | Letter

Letter: Shernaz Choksi responds to an opinion piece on the Palestinian-American journalist who was killed during an Israeli raid on a refugee camp

EU makes plans to tackle energy price spikes, any Russian gas cut-off

The European Union can limit the impact of high energy prices through joint gas purchases, potential use of windfall profits and a possible price cap if Russia cut gas supplies, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

Russia says 959 Ukrainian fighters surrendered from Azovstal so far

Russia said on Wednesday that a total of 959 Ukrainian fighters, including 80 wounded, had surrendered from the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks since Monday.

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AP Top News at 5:28 a.m. EDT

Ukraine hopes to swap steel mill fighters for Russian POWs

Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol were taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory, and a top military official hoped they could be exchanged for Russian prisoners of war

Ukrainian president Zelenskyy is special guest at Cannes

The 75th Cannes Film Festival has excluded all Russian participants except dissident director Kirill Serebrennikov.

Former Moscow chief of station Rolf Mowatt-Larssen on the state of play in Ukraine - "Intelligence Matters"

Host Michael Morell talks with Mowatt-Larssen about the likely trajectory of the war in Ukraine and what Putin's options appear to be

Russia-Ukraine War: Latest News and Live Updates

Full coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Amber Heard said James Franco made a late-night visit to her apartment after a fight with Johnny Depp because she 'exhausted' her support network

"I quite literally exhausted my support network with my usual friends and I was happy to welcome as much friendship at that time as I could possibly get."

Head of Luhansk Oblast Military Administration: Russians already scared to advance on Bilohorivka and no longer force their way across Siverskyi Donets

Anastasiya Kalatur - Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 04:25 Russian military personnel are refusing to approach Bilohorivka (Luhansk Oblast) and they are no longer attempting to force their way across the Siverskyi Donets river, because it is "scary" for them.

Fears for Mariupol defenders after surrender to Russia

Concerns grew on Wednesday for the welfare of more than 250 Ukrainian fighters who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of desperate resistance.

N. Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused officials of “immaturity” and “slackness”

From storage to transport, hurdles to getting COVID vaccine to N.Koreans

As North Korea battles its first known COVID outbreak, a lack of storage, chronic power shortages and inadequately trained medical staff pose acute challenges to inoculating its 25 million people - even with outside help, analysts said.

UK inflation hits 9%, highest since 1980s

British consumer price inflation hit an annual rate of 9.0% in April, the highest since official estimates began in the late 1980s, data showed on Wednesday.

UK cost of living crisis to peak later this year, BoE to press on with rate rises: Reuters poll

Britain's worst cost of living crisis in three decades won't peak until the tail end of this year but the Bank of England will be more aggressive in raising interest rates than was thought as it battles soaring inflation, a Reuters poll found.

Moments after Johnny Depp and Amber Heard tied the knot he said, 'We're married now. I can punch her in the face and nobody can do anything about it,' Heard's former friend testifies

iO Tillett Wright described several verbal fights he witnessed between Heard and Depp in Tuesday testimony but said he never saw the two get physical.

Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO as Russia pummels Ukraine

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO on Wednesday, prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and triggering one of the most significant changes in Europe's security architecture in decades.

When is the UK inflation and how could it affect GBP/USD?

The cost of living in the UK as represented by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for April month is due early on Wednesday at 06:00 GMT. Given the recent

Finland, Sweden submit NATO membership application

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that Finland, Sweden have officially applied to join the world’s biggest military alliance, a move driven by security concerns over Russia’s war in Ukraine.

UK inflation hits highest for 40 years as energy bills soar

UK inflation, the rate at which prices rise, jumped to 9% in the year to April, up from 7% in March.

UK inflation surges to 40-year high of 9% in April, as soaring energy and food prices deepen cost-of-living crisis

April's UK inflation figures lift the chances of more interest-rate increases from the Bank of England, analysts said.

Ukraine Live Updates: Finland and Sweden Apply to Join NATO

Approval would mark the largest expansion of the military alliance in two decades. Public opinion tilted heavily in favor of joining the alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Biden says will keep up efforts to curb gun violence

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday said it will be difficult to push through any gun control measures but that he will not give up on enacting changes to curb such violence, saying he and fellow Americans have got to press lawmakers to act.

Finland, Sweden submit application to join NATO

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday at allied headquarters, setting in motion an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks.

On a Russian Talk Show, Retired Colonel Stuns Colleagues by Saying Invasion Isn't Going Well

A military analyst on one of Russian state television’s most popular networks left his fellow panelists in stunned silence Monday when he said that the conflict in Ukraine was deteriorating for Russia, giving the kind of honest assessment that is virtually banished from the official airwaves. “The situation for us will clearly get worse,” Mikhail M. Khodaryonok, a retired colonel and a conservative columnist on military affairs, said during the “60 Minutes” talk-show program on…

North Korea hails recovery as WHO worries over missing data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday more than a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 just a week after disclosing an outbreak it appears to be trying to ma…

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine

The evacuation mission at the Azovstol steel plant in Mariupol continues, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. It follows the end of Ukrainian forces' "combat mission" at the complex. Follow here for live news updates.

All they did was cut off his ear. They couldve quartered him with an armoured vehicle: The Security Service of Ukraine intercepts another conversation

VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 18:27 The Security Service of Ukraine has received new evidence of brutalities committed by the aggressors in the Kharkiv region: they brag about torturing Ukrainian soldiers and bombarding peaceful settlements.

Turkey threatens to block Finland and Sweden Nato bids

Turkish President Erdogan accused the Nordic nations of harbouring terrorists wanted by Ankara.

North Korean leader Kim slams officials' 'immaturity' in response to COVID outbreak

The country has not started mass vaccinations and has limited testing capabilities.

N. Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases – KION546

By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused officials of “immaturity” and “slackness” in their early handling of the COVID-19 outbreak ravaging across the unvaccinated nation. The country’s anti-virus headquarters said 62 people

N. Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases

North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused officials of “immaturity” and “slackness” in handling the escalating COVID-19 outbreak

A Ukrainian TikToker funded 100 abortions for Ukrainian women, citing laws that make it hard to get treatment if Russian soldiers rape them

Max Klymenko donated to the Abortion Support Network to help Ukrainian refugees access abortions. Many are in Poland, which has a near-total ban.

Mariupol: Ukraine doing everything to save remaining fighters

But Kyiv refuses to say how many soldiers are still trapped, saying such information is "sensitive".

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20일 한덕수 총리 후보자 인준 표결....민주당 입장은?

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South Korean Think Tank Cuts 2022 GDP Forecast

By Kwanwoo Jun South Korea's state-run think tank has cut its economic growth forecast for this year and raised its inflation estimate significantly as...

KDI cuts 2022 growth outlook to 2.8 pct, ups inflation estimate to 4.2 pct | Yonhap News Agency

By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, May 18 (Yonhap) -- The Korea Development Institute (KDI) on Wedne...

Test failures: US, German-made synbiotics, lutein recalled after failing South Korea's inspection

South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) reported that synbiotics and lutein products made in the US and Germany have failed capsule disintegration tests in its latest inspection.

N. Korea Reports Another Jump in Suspected COVID-19 Cases

By KIM TONG-HYUNG, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused officials of “immaturity” and “slackness” in handling the escalating COVID-19 outbreak ravaging across the unvaccinated ...

N. Korea's Kim faces 'huge dilemma' on aid as virus surges

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made “self-reliance” his governing lynchpin during his decade in power and shunned international help for his people

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

A short-range ballistic missile fired by North Korea Saturday reached an altitude of about 37 miles (60 kilometers) over its 373-mile (600km) trajectory, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

[Reporter’s Notebook] Why so many Koreans resonate with the desire to be ‘revered’

JTBC’s drama “My Liberation Notes” does not conform to the typical K-drama mold. There’s no handsome chaebol prince; there’s no crazy mother-in-law. What you see in it are three siblings who live in a small and humble house on the outskirts of Seoul. Although it takes one and a half hours to their workplaces in Seoul, none of them have a car because their conservative father -- who des...

N. Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases

North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused officials of “immaturity” and “slackness” in handling the escalating COVID-19 outbreak

Investor who lost $2.3 million terrifies crypto founder’s home in alleged trespassing

A man who claims to have lost up to 3 billion won (approximately $2.37 million) following the collapse of the cryptocurrency Luna has been questioned by South Korean police after allegedly trespassing into the apartment building of the cryptocurrency’s founder last week. Do Kwon, who is currently the chief executive officer of Singapore-based Terraform Labs, has reportedly been in touch with authorities after the alleged break-in. Just a month ago, the cryptocurrency peaked at $119.

Kim Jong-un calls North Korea’s response to Covid outbreak ‘inadequate’

Leader accuses officials of inertia as total number of people with reported fever symptoms reaches 1.72 million

South Korea Launches 'Emergency' Investigation Into Collapse of LUNA and UST – Regulation Bitcoin News

South Korea's top financial regulators have launched an emergency investigation into the collapse of cryptocurrency LUNA and stablecoin UST.