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Russian warships conduct Atlantic drills en route to Cuba. New hypersonic missiles are on board

Jun. 11, 2024 12:04 PM EDT

Russian warships conducted drills in the Atlantic, the military said Tuesday, as they were heading to visit Cuba, part of Moscow's efforts to project power amid the tensions with the West over Ukraine. The Russian Defense Ministry said the Admiral Gorshkov frigate and the Kazan...

Phillies set to reign in London as best team in National League

Jun. 05, 2024 20:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Get ready, London. Some blokes on the Phillies called Bryce, Bohm and Big Stick Nick are set to show Europe what it’s like to stay loose and sexy, baby. They like double-deckers over there? Cool, only forget buses, how about Schwarbombs? You...

Parliament speaker in Georgia signs into law a bill that critics say curbs media freedom

Jun. 03, 2024 10:44 AM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The speaker of Georgia's parliament said he signed into law Monday a measure that has drawn weeks of protests by critics who say it will curb media freedom and jeopardize the country's chances of joining the European Union. Speaker Shalva Papuashvili acted...

A 6th house has collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean along North Carolina's Outer Banks

May. 29, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Another house has collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean along North Carolina's coast, the sixth to fall along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's beaches in the past four years, according to U.S. National Park Service officials. About one mile of the beach...

Georgian parliament overrides presidential veto of the divisive foreign influence bill

May. 29, 2024 01:54 AM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Georgian parliament on Tuesday overrode a presidential veto of the “foreign agents” bill that has prompted weeks of massive protests by critics who say it will restrict media freedom and obstruct Georgia’s chances of joining the European Union. The...

Georgian parliament committee rejects presidential veto of the divisive 'foreign agents' legislation

May. 27, 2024 11:41 AM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A Georgian parliament committee on Monday rejected the president’s veto of the “foreign agents” legislation that has sparked massive protests for weeks. The move by the parliament’s judiciary committee sets up the possibility of a vote of the full...

Georgian PM, president criticize each other over media freedom law on Independence Day

May. 26, 2024 21:11 PM EDT

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The president and prime minister of Georgia on Sunday lashed out at each other at a ceremony marking the country's independence day as strong tensions persist over a law that critics say will obstruct media freedom and damage Georgia's bid to join the European Union. ...

South Florida officials remind residents to prepare as experts predict busy hurricane season

May. 23, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — As experts predict one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, officials in South Florida want residents and visitors to prepare and be safe. Miami-Dade County officials and emergency management workers held a news conference Thursday to offer a reminder...

Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

May. 23, 2024 12:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready for what nearly all the experts think will be one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, thanks to unprecedented ocean heat and a brewing La Nina. There's an 85% chance that the Atlantic hurricane season that starts in June will be above...

Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of 'crazy' ocean heat

May. 16, 2024 14:48 PM EDT

Ocean temperatures that have gone “crazy haywire” hot, especially in the Atlantic, are close to making the current global coral bleaching event the worst in history. It's so bad that scientists are hoping for a few hurricanes to cool things off. More than three-fifths — 62.9%...