A two-lane bridge has collapsed in Pittsburgh, prompting rescuers to rappel nearly 150ft while others formed a human chain to help rescue multiple people from a dangling bus. The collapse came hours before PresidentJoe Biden was to visit the city to press for his trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, which includes bridge maintenance ... AP/PA Images. /.
In late 2008, as the global economy collapsed, the largest Ponzi scheme in history was uncovered. Bernie Madoff had orchestrated a massive fraud, raking in at around $64 billion. Families were ruined. Life savings were lost. And though Madoff landed in prison, a maddening question remained. How had he gotten away with it for so long ...Capitol.
Families were found to be “exhausting all means to feed themselves”, with 13% of Tigrayan children under five and almost two-thirds of pregnant and breastfeeding women suffering from malnutrition ... I was borrowing food from my family but now they have run out ... .
Earlier this week, the military seized power in Burkina Faso, ousting the country’s democratically elected president, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The coup was announced on state television Monday by a young officer who said the military had suspended the constitution and dissolved the government. Beside him sat a...read full story. "When the U.S ... .
In the past half century, North America has lost a fourth of its birds. Earth is now a coal mine, and every wild bird is a canary When the poet Mary Oliver wrote “Instructions for living a life,” she reminded us. “Pay attention. Be astounded.
Belarus’s authoritarian leader has advised exiled opposition activists to “come home, repent and kneel”, while repeating a vague promise to step down if the people “make the decision” for him ...Alexander Lukashenko delivers his state-of-the-nation address in Minsk (Pavel Orlovsky/BelTA PoolPhoto/AP). AP/PA Images. / ... Enter email address ... PA. / ... / ... Latest. .
ROME (Reuters) -Italy’s parliament on Friday failed at a fifth consecutive ballot to elect a new head of state, with an attempt by the centre-right to force through its own candidate falling well short ...Parliament has been voting without success since Monday to chose a successor to outgoing PresidentSergio Mattarella ... Much is at stake ... .
Kazakhstan's president was on Friday voted chairman of the ruling party, replacing former head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev in the role, his office said, as he moves to cement control following a bloody national crisis ... ....