Author Salman Rushdie on a respirator after a stabbed stab in New York

Author Salman Rushdie on a respirator after a stabbed stab in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) – Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” was threatened with death by an Iranian leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and stomach with a knife on Friday by a man who burst onto the stage as the author was scheduled to give a lecture in western New York. … Read more

FBI took 11 sets of classified materials from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago house, investigating possible violations of espionage law

FBI took 11 sets of classified materials from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago house, investigating possible violations of espionage law

The search warrant identifies three federal crimes that the Department of Justice analyzes as part of its investigation: violations of the Espionage Act, obstruction of justice, and criminal handling of government records. Inclusion of crimes indicates that the Department of Justice has likely reason to investigate these crimes because it was gathering evidence during searches. … Read more

Report that the FBI was looking for nuclear documents exacerbates Trump’s clash with the Justice Department

Report that the FBI was looking for nuclear documents exacerbates Trump’s clash with the Justice Department

The Post quoted people familiar with the investigation who said federal agents were looking for classified documents related to, among other things, nuclear weapons at the Trump facility. People did not describe in detail the documents or whether they related to nuclear weapons belonging to the US or another nation. CNN has not independently confirmed … Read more

Big climate bill; Spending green bucks to increase green energy

Big climate bill;  Spending green bucks to increase green energy

SETH BORENSTEIN, MATTHEW DALY and MICHAEL PHILLIS August 11, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/technology-science-congress-climate-and-environment-f084d23d61ebb068068d4aa92c82fdbb WASHINGTON (AP) – After decades of inactivity in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warmingCongress hopes clean energy will be so cheap in all aspects of life that it is almost irresistible. The House is poised to pass a transformational … Read more

In Taiwanese Kinmen, people count on peace amid tensions in China | Political news

In Taiwanese Kinmen, people count on peace amid tensions in China |  Political news

Kinmen Islands, Taiwan – There is a storm raging on the small Taiwanese island of Kinmen. On an empty beach along the west coast of the island, strong waves strike a line of rusty defensive pegs secured in concrete foundations that run like spikes on the back of a hedgehog along the rocky coast. Further … Read more

Kobe Bryant’s disaster photo lawsuit: photos shared with dozens of LA County employees, lawyer says in preliminary statements

Kobe Bryant’s disaster photo lawsuit: photos shared with dozens of LA County employees, lawyer says in preliminary statements

CNN – After the fatal helicopter crash in which Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others were killed, disturbing photos taken at the scene were shared with more than twenty Los Angeles County employees, NBA legend wife Vanessa’s wife lawyer said Wednesday in her lawsuit against the county over photos. Vanessa Bryant’s federal lawsuit … Read more

Biden signs a bill to extend healthcare services to veterans at risk of toxic burns

Biden signs a bill to extend healthcare services to veterans at risk of toxic burns

The law is a huge, cross-party victory for Congress and it raises an issue that is personal to the president. Biden said he believed there could be a link between the brain cancer that killed his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, and the burns he was exposed to during his military service. Until around 2010, incineration … Read more

The US believes that the Russians have started training on Iranian drones

The US believes that the Russians have started training on Iranian drones

“Over the past few weeks, Russian officials have been training in Iran under an agreement to transfer UAVs from Iran to Russia,” a US representative told CNN. The official said intelligence related to the training had recently been declassified. CNN asked for comment to the Russian Embassy in Washington. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said last … Read more

FBI search of Trump estate in Florida: Why Now?

FBI search of Trump estate in Florida: Why Now?

WASHINGTON (AP) – An unprecedented FBI search of ex-President Donald Trump’s Florida mansion backfired around government, politics and a polarized country on Tuesday, with questions as to why the Justice Department – particularly careful with Attorney General Merrick Garland – decided to take such a drastic step . Responses did not come quickly. Agents on … Read more

The US promises $ 1 billion more rockets, other weapons for Ukraine

The US promises $ 1 billion more rockets, other weapons for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration announced on Monday that it was sending the largest direct arms shipment to date to Ukraine as the country prepares for a potentially decisive counter-offensive in the south against Russia, sending 1 million missiles, ammunition and other materials to Ukraine a billion dollars. Department of Defense supplies. The new … Read more