The train, en route from Sagunto in the eastern province of Valencia, to Zaragoza, stopped while the driver, seeing that the fire meant it was too dangerous to proceed, was preparing to reverse the train. ... .
Tens of millions of immediate fatalities in the war zone would be followed by hundreds of millions of starvation deaths around the globe in the months and years that followed, an international study led by Rutgers University scientists found ... .
A "catastrophe" at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine would threaten the whole of Europe, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned on Monday. "Under the cover of the plant, the occupiers are shelling nearby cities and communities," Zelensky said in his evening address ... ALSO READ.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a big climate change and health care spending bill, giving Democrats another boost ahead of midterm elections in which Republicans are suddenly less certain of their predicted crushing victory. ... "A nation can be transformed ... "It's about tomorrow," Biden said ... .
It’s not all about the money for Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs quarterback — who signed a record deal in 2019, for 10 years and $450 million — isn’t fazed by critiques of his contact in comparison to other quarterbacks that are up for massive extensions ... “I know I’m going to be taken care of for the rest of my life ... More On ... ....
The USArmy Corps of Engineers was sued Tuesday by several environmental groups over its plans to expand a dredging project in the US territory of Puerto Rico... “This lawsuit will bring justice closer to...the southwest part of the San Juan Bay," said Moscoso ... .
PUBLIC POLL. More than half believe Chinese drills would make Taiwanese less willing to unify with China, while 36 percent said an invasion was highly unlikely. By Chen Yu-fu and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer ... Compared with last month, support for Tsai’s performance dropped by 7 percentage points to 45.7 percent ... .
Washington. The three-largest US publicly traded Bitcoin mining companies lost over $1 billion in the second quarter after taking a series of impairment charges spurred by the collapse of cryptocurrency prices. Core Scientific Inc., MarathonDigital Holdings Inc. and Riot Blockchain Inc ... Other significant miners such as Bitfarms Ltd ... .