U.S. abortion rights activists start ‘summer of rage’ with Saturday protests

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – Thousands of abortion rights supporters gathered for protests across the United States on Saturday, starting what organizers said would be “a summer of rage” if the US Supreme Court overturns the Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Planned Parenthood, Women’s March and other abortion rights groups organized more … Read more

Erdogan says Turkey not supportive of Finland, Sweden joining NATO

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, May 13 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday it was not possible for NATO-member Turkey to support plans … Read more

Al Jazeera journalist killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Deadly shooting occurred during Israeli raid Israel says troops exchanged fire with Palestinians Journalist’s wounded colleague blames Israel for death Israel says Palestinian gunmen likely shot her JENIN, West Bank, May 11 (Reuters) – A prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, with … Read more

Protests break out as Philippines election returns a Marcos to presidency

Marcos leads unofficial tally by wide margin over rivals Philippine stocks fall, but peso up following election About 400 anti-Marcos protesters rally outside poll commission Poll body dismisses appeals seeking to disqualify Marcos MANILA, May 10 (Reuters) – The Philippines woke up to a new but familiar political landscape on Tuesday, after an election triumph … Read more

Violence erupts in May Day protests in Paris, marchers criticize Macron

Police arrest 54 in Paris, minister says Marchers condemn Macron’s retirement plan Most other May Day marches peaceful PARIS, May 1 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of … Read more

British Virgin Islands should be temporarily returned to UK rule, inquiry says

MIAMI, April 29 (Reuters) – The British Virgin Islands should have its constitution suspended, its elected government dissolved and effectively be ruled from London, according to a highly critical report into governance in the British overseas territory released on Friday. Queen Elizabeth’s representative on the island, Governor John Rankin, had ordered the inquiry in 2021 … Read more

Ukrainian fighter says UN evacuation initiative is cause for hope

A view shows a plant of Azovstal Iron and Steel Works behind buildings damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, April 29 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian fighter holed up in Mariupol’s steel works said on … Read more

Russia to deploy Sarmat missiles by autumn in ‘historic’ nuclear upgrade

A Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile is test-launched by the Russian military at the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk region, Russia, in this still image taken from a video released on April 20, 2022. Russian Defense Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday … Read more

Three people injured in riots in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, April 17 (Reuters) – Three people in the Swedish city of Norrkoping needed medical attention after being hit by police bullets during clashes between police and protesters following Quran burnings that caused riots in several Swedish towns over the Easter weekend. In some places counter-protesters attacked police ahead of planned right-wing extremist demonstrations. Prime … Read more

Florida Man Breaks Record, Saw Spider-Man in Theaters 292 Times

picture: Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios By now, we all know how much that Spider-Man: No Way Home is both a pretty good movie and also one that got basically the entire multiverse to go to theater and see it. Some saw it once, some saw it probably two or three times, if they had the time … Read more