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

Ukrainian Zelensky sees damage in restored towns; Russia hits the city’s water network

Ukraine says Russian missiles attack Kryvyi Rih water system Zelenskiy made a surprise visit to Izium, raising the Ukrainian flag The Russian and Chinese navies conduct joint patrols in the Pacific Ocean IZYUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Towns and villages retaken from Russian forces have been devastated, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, while a major city … Read more

The Northeast US faces potential power shortages as rails begin to close

Unused oil tanker cars appear on the New York West Pennsylvania Railroad outside Hinsdale, New York, August 24, 2015. Photo taken August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay Dedario/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some trains carrying fuel components to the northeastern United States have been halted in … Read more

Ukraine leader promises victory during visit to frontline town as Russia continues

Zelensky visits the liberated city He vows complete victory Ukraine is now under attack in both the south and east It faces Russian resistance on both fronts Biden says the war looks long-term despite Kyiv’s success IZUM, Ukraine (September 14) (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed he would lead Ukraine to victory in its war … Read more

Exclusive US weighs China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan puts pressure on EU

Taipei/Frankfurt/Washington, Sept. 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to informed sources. with discussions. The sources said the deliberations in Washington and Taipei’s separate pressure for … Read more