Storm Fiona batters Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday, bringing hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been downgraded to Post-Tropical Hurricane Fiona, is now … Read more

Hurricane Fiona was seen surging after hitting the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico/SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona was moving north on Monday evening after dumping torrential rain and strong winds in the Dominican Republic and causing a complete blackout in neighboring Puerto Rico, where at least two people live. Die. A Category 2 hurricane is likely to become a Category 3 hurricane as … Read more

Zelensky pledged no complacency as Ukraine says troops are crossing the Uskil River in the country’s northeast

Russia steps up strikes on Ukrainian civilian targets Ukraine says its forces have advanced to the east bank of the Oskil River Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear and chemical weapons Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed not to stop fighting to reclaim lands lost to Russia as Kyiv said its … Read more

Putin casts doubt on Ukraine’s grain deal and gas supplies to Europe

Putin accuses Kyiv and the West of violating the grain deal Russia wants to discuss changing the terms of the deal Threatens to cut off energy exports if Europe imposes price controls Kyiv (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday discussed reopening a U.N.-brokered deal for Ukrainian grain exports through the Black Sea and threatened … Read more