Wagner defector reveals atrocities in Ukraine

Oslo, Norway CNN — A former Wagnerian mercenary told CNN in an exclusive interview on Monday that the atrocities he witnessed in Ukraine eventually prompted him to defect. Wagner fighters…

7th Memphis officer ‘fired’ after Tire Nichols death

The fallout from the beating to death of Tire Nichols continued Monday when the Memphis Police Department said a seventh responding officer was relieved of duty. In a statement, the…

Death toll in Pakistan mosque suicide bomb attack rises to 74

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan jumped to 74 on Tuesday, police and rescue officials said, after rescuers recovered…

Western allies divided over Ukraine jets as Russia claims gain

Asked about Ukraine’s F-16s, Biden says ‘no’ Zelensky says Moscow seeks ‘big revenge’ Russian administrator claims firm foothold in Vuhledar Kyiv may retake positions as Western weapons arrive – groups…

President Biden to end COVID-19 emergency on May 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden notified Congress Monday that he will end a dual national emergency in response to COVID-19 on May 11, as much of the world comes…

Lakeland, Florida shooting: Police say at least 10 injured in targeted drive-by

CNN — At least 10 people were injured, two of them in critical condition, in a drive-by shooting in Lakeland, Fla., Monday afternoon, police said. A dark blue Nissan four-door…

U.S. military prepares to secure new access to major Philippine base

comment on this story Comment The U.S. military prepares to expand access to key bases in the Philippines following a major shift in U.S. military posture in Japan — developments…

‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden hails East Coast tunnel repair plan

BALTIMORE (AP) — President Joe Biden was greeted Monday by the cheery sound of train horns as he stood in front of a dilapidated railroad tunnel he estimates he has…

Sixth Memphis police officer, Preston Hemphill, suspended over Tire Nichols death

MEMPHIS – The Memphis Police Department confirmed Monday that a sixth officer has been suspended in connection with the death of Tire Nichols. Earlier this month, the department fired five…

Ford follows Tesla in lowering EV prices

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would lower the price of its best-selling battery-powered Mustang Mach-E and increase production of the sport utility vehicle. It’s the latest sign of…