End of Korean War reaches 70th anniversary

May 26 – As the nation prepares to remember those lost in service on Monday, this year may hold deeper significance as it marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. According to the Pentagon, approximately 37,000 American soldiers were killed during the three-year war. The Korean War took place between June … Read more

Ukraine rejects Chinese calls for an immediate ceasefire

Mykhailo Podoliak Podolyak made the statement in response to Chinese special envoy Li Hui who allegedly tried to persuade Kiev’s allies to push for an immediate ceasefire in the Russian-Ukrainian war, which would leave much of the south -eastern Ukraine under Russian occupation and control. Read also: Ukrainian Victory Prevents China’s World Domination – Ambassador … Read more

Judge suspends tougher new abortion law in South Carolina until state Supreme Court review

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — A judge on Friday suspended South Carolina’s new law banning most abortions around six weeks pregnant until the state Supreme Court can reconsider the measure, granting providers a temporary reprieve in a region that has adopted strict limits on the procedure. Judge Clifton Newman’s decision came about 24 hours after Governor … Read more

UPDATE 1-Brazilian Lula says he spoke to Putin about war, but declined invitation to economic forum

(Add quote, details) SAO PAULO, May 26 (Reuters) – Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Friday he had a phone call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and reaffirmed his willingness to establish peace talks with the two warring sides in Ukraine. Lula tweeted that he also thanked Putin for an invitation … Read more