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Japan pledges $4.5B more in aid for Ukraine, including $1B in humanitarian funds

Dec. 07, 2023 09:27 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged $4.5 billion to Ukraine, including $1 billion in humanitarian aid to help support the war-torn country's recovery effort in an online summit of leading industrial nations. Kishida made the announcement late Wednesday in...

UN: Russia intensifies attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities, worsening humanitarian conditions

Dec. 06, 2023 23:37 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Intensifying Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities are worsening humanitarian conditions across the war-torn country, where heavy snow and freezing temperatures have already arrived, U.N. officials said Wednesday. Assistant Secretary-General...

As Ukraine aid falters in the Senate, Biden signals he's willing to make a deal on border security

Dec. 06, 2023 20:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Senate Republicans blocked the advance of tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance for Ukraine Wednesday, President Joe Biden berated their tactics as “stunning" and dangerous. Yet he also signaled an openness to what GOP lawmakers ultimately want:...

Washington's center of gravity on immigration has shifted to the right. Can the parties make a deal?

Dec. 06, 2023 17:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a decade ago that Capitol Hill was consumed by an urgency to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, fueled in no small part by Republicans who felt a political imperative to make inroads with minority voters by embracing more generous policies. But...

US announces new weapons aid for Ukraine as Congress is stalled on more funding

Dec. 06, 2023 14:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending a $175 million package of military aid to Ukraine, including guided missiles for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), anti-armor systems and high-speed anti-radiation missiles, the Pentagon and State Department announced on Wednesday. ...

US files war crime charges against Russians accused of torturing an American in the Ukraine invasion

Dec. 06, 2023 13:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Russian men accused of torturing an American during the invasion of Ukraine have been charged with war crimes in a first-of-its-kind case, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. It is the first prosecution against members of the Russian armed forces...

Justice Department files war crime charges against 4 Russians accused of torturing an American in the Ukraine invasion

Dec. 06, 2023 10:18 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department files war crime charges against 4 Russians accused of torturing an American in the Ukraine invasion.

The West has sanctioned Russia's rich. But is that really punishing Putin and helping Ukraine?

Dec. 06, 2023 01:11 AM EST

VERONA, Italy (AP) — Sitting on a terrace in Verona as the bells toll at a nearby medieval church, Igor Makarov sips coffee as he describes his life as a billionaire under Western sanctions. Most of his fortune earned doing business in Russia and the former Soviet Union is frozen,...

House Speaker Johnson is insisting on sweeping border security changes in a deal for Ukraine aid

Dec. 05, 2023 18:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson told fellow Republicans on Tuesday that sweeping changes to U.S. border policy would be their “hill to die on" in negotiations that have already grown tense as Congress considers President Joe Biden’s $110 billion package for the wars in Ukraine...

Dutch government pledges nearly $2.7 billion for Ukraine in 2024 as war drags into another winter

Dec. 05, 2023 16:01 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Netherlands announced Tuesday it would support Ukraine in 2024 with a 2.5 billion euros (nearly $2.7 billion) allocation, as the 21-month war drags into another winter and concerns grow that Kyiv’s war effort may falter without continued Western support. ...