Russians ‘behind schedule’ in Donbas as they face stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops: Pentagon

Russians ‘behind schedule’ in Donbas as they face stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops: Pentagon

This post was originally published on this site The Russian campaign to seize control of the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine is moving slowly and behind schedule, a Pentagon official said Friday. Stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops and caution after Russia’s failure to capture Kyiv has led to “slow and...

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White House braces for potential showdown between Biden and Putin at G20

White House braces for potential showdown between Biden and Putin at G20

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden and his advisers are still in conversations about how to approach November’s Group of 20 summit, whose hosts received confirmation Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to attend.

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Are we in a recession? What the GDP dip last quarter means for our economy

Are we in a recession? What the GDP dip last quarter means for our economy

This post was originally published on this siteGDP fell by 1.4% last quarter. That doesn’t necessarily mean the U.S. is closer to a recession, but some say one might be on the way in 2023.     

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Russian defense ministry says it has hit Ukrainian targets with submarine strikes

Russian defense ministry says it has hit Ukrainian targets with submarine strikes

This post was originally published on this siteRussia used Kalibr cruise missiles to target Ukrainian military infrastructure in submarine strikes, Moscow’s defense ministry announced on Friday. “The crew of a diesel-electric submarine of the Black Sea Fleet from the Black Sea carried out a salvo launch of Kalibr cruise missiles...

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Republicans have the advantage with voters in 2022 elections, poll finds

Republicans have the advantage with voters in 2022 elections, poll finds

This post was originally published on this site Of voters surveyed, 47% said they are more likely to vote for the Republican in their district, as opposed to 44% who said Democrats. The GOP is also favored on a raft of issues. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Inflation Rises to Four-Decade High, According to the Fed’s Preferred Measure

Inflation Rises to Four-Decade High, According to the Fed’s Preferred Measure

This post was originally published on this siteConsumer prices surged in March, amid higher energy costs after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Last-Ditch Plot to Rescue Kids Trapped in Azovstal Steel Plant Before Food and Water Runs Out

Last-Ditch Plot to Rescue Kids Trapped in Azovstal Steel Plant Before Food and Water Runs Out

This post was originally published on this siteAzov Battalion/Handout via Reuters Russia intensified its bombing of the Azovstal steel mill in the bombed out city of Mariupol despite assurances that civilians trapped inside the labyrinth of underground tunnels would finally be evacuated on Friday. So desperate is the situation that...

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Russian strike targets Kyiv shortly after UN chief meets with Zelenskyy: Live Ukraine updates

Russian strike targets Kyiv shortly after UN chief meets with Zelenskyy: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteA Russian missile strike targeting Kyiv killed at least one person shortly after a meeting between UN Secretary-General Guterres and Zelenskyy.     

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Biden’s plans for Ukraine aid, Covid relief jammed up over immigration dispute

Biden’s plans for Ukraine aid, Covid relief jammed up over immigration dispute

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s immediate priorities of securing $33 billion in aid to Ukraine and $10 billion in funding for Covid relief aren’t passing Congress in a

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Why the U.S. economy shrank

Why the U.S. economy shrank

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. economy shrank at a 1.4 annualized rate in the first three months of the year

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