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EU leaders struggle to bridge gas price cap divide

Oct. 07, 2022 07:20 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — European Union leaders struggled Friday to bridge significant differences over a natural gas price cap as winter approaches and Russia’s war in Ukraine fuels a major energy crisis, driving up prices for consumers and businesses. The price cap is one of several...

Whistleblower: 665 left FBI over misconduct in two decades

Oct. 06, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator is pressing the FBI for more information after a whistleblower alleged that an internal review found 665 FBI personnel have resigned or retired to avoid accountability in misconduct probes over the past two decades. The whistleblower told the office...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Oct. 06, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

New York Post. October 5, 2022. Editorial: To stop rising crime and chaos, New Yorkers must vote out Hochul and other pro-madness politicians The city laid EMS Capt. Alison Russo-Elling to rest Wednesday, days after an apparently mentally ill assailant stabbed her to...

UK nurses vote on strikes as cost-of-living squeeze worsens

Oct. 06, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s biggest nurses’ union asked its 300,000 members Thursday whether they want to go on strike in a dispute over pay, and the U.K.’s electricity system operator warned of potential winter blackouts, in the latest evidence of the U.K.’s worsening energy and...

Iran airs video with 2 French citizens it claims were spying

Oct. 06, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Thursday published video showing two detained French citizens purportedly confessing to acts of espionage, as Iranian leaders sought to portray ongoing anti-government protests as a foreign plot instead of widespread anger over the death of a 22-year-old...

US Steel dedicates $150 million Keetac project in Minnesota

Oct. 06, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

KEEWATIN, Minn. (AP) — Construction has started on one of the largest taconite projects in Minnesota in recent years. U.S. Steel dedicated its $150 million plant addition in Keewatin Wednesday as steelworkers picketed on the road to the facility. The union that...

Pilots strike cancels flights at German carrier Eurowings

Oct. 06, 2022 04:18 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A pilots strike at budget airline Eurowings has forced the German carrier to cancel hundreds of flights Thursday. The Lufthansa subsidiary said about half of its 500 daily flights would be nixed, affecting tens of thousands of passengers. German airports are heavily...

Clemson DBs Greene, Davis II sued by accident victim

Oct. 05, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive backs Malcolm Greene and Fred Davis II are being sued by a U.S. postal worker whose car Davis collided with last year. The suit was filed Wednesday in Pickens County Common Pleas Court, a form of civil court. The suit alleges...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Oct. 05, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 4 The Washington Post on the NFL hiring (or not hiring) Black coaches “Black Coaches in the National Football League: Superior Performance, Inferior Opportunities.” That was the...

Amazon suspends at least 50 workers after fire protest

Oct. 05, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has suspended at least 50 warehouse employees who refused to work their shifts following a trash compactor fire at one of its New York facilities, according to union organizers. The company suspended the workers, with pay, on Tuesday, a day after the fire...