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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Former US pilot who worked in China arrested in Australia
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Former US pilot who worked in China arrested in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia — A former U.S. military pilot and flight instructor who ran an aviation consultancy in China is in custody in Australia awaiting an extradition request from his homeland on an undisclosed charge, officials said Wednesday. Daniel Edmund Duggan, who says he is a former U.S. Marine Corps major, was refused bail when he...

West Bank: Several dead after Israeli joint security forces raid in Nablus
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West Bank: Several dead after Israeli joint security forces raid in Nablus

CNN  —  At least four Palestinians were killed during an Israeli military raid in the old city of Nablus in the West Bank in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Palestinian protesters took to the streets in response, with a fifth person shot dead by Israeli soldiers in Nabi...

Winter’s Onset Will Change Russia’s War in Ukraine
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Winter’s Onset Will Change Russia’s War in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine—Winter is approaching on the Ukrainian steppe. As temperatures fall, waves of chilling rain follow, dissolving roads and fields, turning them to mud that mires men and equipment. Then comes the deep freeze and snow, hardening the ground but making it tougher to fight. Armies on both sides of the war in Ukraine are...

US Border Patrol sending migrants to offices with no notice
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US Border Patrol sending migrants to offices with no notice

NEW YORK — When Wilfredo Molina arrived in the U.S. from his native Venezuela, he told border agents he wanted to go to Miami but didn’t have an address. They directed him to what he thought was a shelter in midtown Manhattan but turned out to be a gray office building. “It was a fake...

Kherson, Ukraine, resident describes a ghost town of exhausted people, with acute shortages of medicine
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Kherson, Ukraine, resident describes a ghost town of exhausted people, with acute shortages of medicine

CNN  —  A resident of Kherson has described the situation in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian city as tense, with people “emotionally exhausted,” the streets empty from mid-afternoon onwards, and Russian soldiers often seen in civilian clothes. The woman was reached by CNN through a third party, and was speaking shortly before the Russian-appointed administration in Kherson...