Philadelphia July Fourth shooting: 2 law enforcement officers shot during a July Fourth festival

A 36-year-old Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer was grazed on the forehead and a 44-year-old Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the shoulder, according to the Philadelphia Police Commissioner. Philadelphia, Danielle Outlaw. The two officers were providing security at a July 4 concert on Benjamin Franklin Drive when shots were fired around 9:47 p.m., just … Read more

South Korea’s June inflation hits 24-year high, raising expectations for a big rate hike

A picture shows workers installing scaffolding under the Bank of Korea logo at its headquarters in Seoul on January 14, 2022. South Korea’s June inflation accelerated at the fastest rate since the Asian financial crisis, stoking expectations that the central bank could deliver a 50 basis point rake increase for the first time next week … Read more

Sydney floods burden 50,000 around Australia’s largest city

RICHMOND, Australia (AP) — Hundreds of homes have been inundated in and around Australia’s largest city in a flood emergency that has left 50,000 people in trouble, officials said Tuesday. Emergency response teams carried out 100 overnight rescues of people trapped in cars on flooded roads or in flooded homes in the Sydney area, said … Read more

Zelenskiy says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports

July 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine is in talks with Turkey and the United Nations to secure guarantees for grain exports from Ukrainian ports, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday. “There are actually talks going on with Turkey and the UN (and) our representatives who are responsible for the safety of grain leaving our ports,” Zelenskiy … Read more

Sydney floods: Climate crisis becomes new normal for New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state

But for the fourth time in 18 months, cafe owner Darren Osmotherly is racing to move his equipment to higher ground as floodwaters rise in Greater Sydney after days of heavy rain. “Every six to eight hours (we try) to take a hot shower and change again and try to have a coffee break room … Read more

Biden may lift Chinese tariffs in bid to tackle inflation: report

President Biden is set to cut tariffs on some Chinese imports in a bid to slow soaring inflation rates the country hasn’t seen in decades. A decision by Biden could be announced as early as this week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Biden administration is completing a mandatory review of tariffs on Chinese … Read more