The president wants the Democratic lawmaker imprisoned for setting off the alarm as votes to avoid a shutdown loomed.
"I wanted to go to the park whenever and read one more book and not stress about the stuff left out on the counter. "
Silence has returned to the mountain road down which most of the population of Nagorno-Karabakh fled after the self-proclaimed republic surrendered to Azerbaijani troops.Tens of thousands of ethnic Azeris fled Karabakh during a war in the 1990s and many now dream of returning.
Four environmental groups have taken legal action against French giant TotalEnergies on claims of "climaticide" over a controversial oil project in Tanzania and Uganda, their lawyers said Monday.The groups -- Darwin Climax Coalitions, Sea Shepherd France, Wild Legal and Stop EACOP-Stop Total -- filed their action on September 22, saying that TotalEnergies "must no longer continue to knowingly, freely and with impunity fuel climate change", lawyers William Bourdon and Vincent Brengarth said.
European lawmakers will on Monday grill former Dutch foreign minister Wopke Hoekstra on his bid for a top European Union climate post, in the face of criticism from green activists over his past ties to the oil industry.But Hoekstra may not face a smooth ride during the confirmation process, given his past working for energy giant Shell and hawkish economic stance when he was Dutch finance minister.
“Another unhelpful debate in November is not an option: Voters deserve a real choice for who will best serve as our party’s nominee,” his campaign said.
Asian and European stock markets mostly fell Monday and the dollar rose as relief over a last-minute deal to avoid a US government shutdown gave way to renewed concerns over high interest rates.US stocks ended Friday mostly lower as a government shutdown appeared likely after hardline Republicans had tanked an earlier plan to keep the lights on.
“I believe that conservative and Republican people are better-looking people,” said Right Side Broadcasting Network’s Brian Glenn.
ROME (Reuters) -Italy is considering new incentives for car purchases that would factor in carbon emissions in the manufacturing and distribution process, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Monday, a way of protecting its industry against Chinese imports. The scheme, inspired by one adopted in France last month, would potentially discourage purchases of Chinese-built electric cars (EVs), imports of which are increasing in Europe helped by lower prices than those produced by local automakers. Rome sees the French incentive framework as "reasonable", one of the sources said, adding the government was studying such an option.
The attorney general made the comment on "60 Minutes" as Trump and allies continue to claim the cases were timed to undermine his presidential campaign.
Hungarian-born scientist Katalin Kariko's obsession with researching a substance called mRNA to fight disease once cost her a faculty position at a prestigious US university, which dismissed the idea as a dead end.She believed mRNA held the key to treating diseases where having more of the right kind of protein can help -- like repairing the brain after a stroke.
More than 1,000 people in Bangladesh have died of dengue fever this year, the country's worst recorded outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease, which is increasing in frequency due to climate change.The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that dengue -- and other diseases caused by mosquito-borne viruses such as chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika -- are spreading faster and further due to climate change.
The UK minimum wage will go up next year, finance minister Jeremy Hunt will announce at the Conservative party's annual conference Monday, as the country gears up for a general election.- Populist - Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's party is currently trailing the opposition Labour Party in the polls, with an election looming next year.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Dutch competition watchdog ACM on Monday said it had rejected objections by Apple against fines of 50 million euros ($53 million) it gave the company over failure to comply with orders to limit the dominant position of Apple's App Store. The ACM said Apple has complied with most of its demands to open its App Store to alternative forms of payment for dating apps in the Netherlands, but had not met an undisclosed third element of the conditions related to the fines. The ACM in 2021 ruled that Apple violated Dutch competition laws in the dating app market and required Apple to allow developers of dating apps to use third-party payment processors.
Former US president Donald Trump will appear in a New York court on Monday as a civil fraud trial against him and two of his sons kicks off, with the case threatening the Republican's business empire as he campaigns to retake the White House. There are likely to be dozens of witnesses called to testify at the trial, including Trump himself, and former financial director of the Trump Organization Allen Weisselberg, who served time in prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud in a separate case br
Indonesia launched Southeast Asia's first high-speed railway on Monday, a delayed, multibillion-dollar project backed by China that President Joko Widodo hailed as "a symbol of our modernisation".It is part of Beijing's Belt and Road initiative -- a decade-old programme of China-backed infrastructure projects.