Giorgia Meloni and far-right Brothers of Italy top vote

The political leader of the Brothers Of Italy, Giorgia Meloni. Marco Cantile | Lightrocket | Getty Images Italians are on course to elect the country’s first female prime minister and the first government led by the far-right since the end of World War II. Giorgia Meloni’s Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party are set to … Read more

Zelenskyy demands punishment for Russia’s war in Ukraine, describes grisly war crimes in stunning UN address

Ukraine’s President Volodimir Zelenskyy is pictured on video screens as he delivers a recorded address to the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York, September 21, 2022. Mike Segar | Reuters UNITED NATIONS — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy demanded that global leaders hold Russia accountable for its monthslong … Read more

New York sues Donald Trump, Trump Organization for fraud

Former US president Donald Trump speaks in support of candidates Doug Mastriano and Mehmet Oz during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, September 3, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, three of his adult children, and others for allegedly widespread the … Read more

Putin announces partial military mobilization

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting on the military-industrial complex at the Kremlin, September 20, 2022, in Moscow, Russia. Contributor | Getty Images News | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a partial military mobilization in Russia, putting the country’s people and economy on a wartime footing as Moscow’s invasion … Read more

Treasury Department Russia avoid sanctions using crypto

Ether has hugely outperformed bitcoin since both cryptocurrencies to the bottom in June 2022. Ether’s superior gains have come as investors anticipate a major upgrade to the ethereum blockchain called “the merge.” Yuriko Nakao | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin could use cryptocurrencies to evade US and other sanctions launched against the Kremlin for … Read more

3 Iranian nationals are accused of ransomware attacks vs. U.S. victims

cyano66 | iStock | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Wednesday unsealed an August indictment of three Iranian nationals who officials said are behind an international ransomware conspiracy that has targeted hundreds of corporate and government victims around the world. The three individuals allegedly carried out the scheme for their personal gain, … Read more

Ex-White House lawyer Ty Cobb says Trump violated Constitution

Ty Cobb Jerry Cleveland | The Denver Post | Getty Images Former Trump White House lawyer Ty Cobb called ex-President Donald Trump a “deeply wounded narcissist” who acted in a “criminal” manner when he pushed then-Vice President Mike Pence to block Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 election win. In a new interview, Cobb … Read more

DOJ appeals special master decision

The Department of Justice on Thursday appealed a federal judge’s ruling to authorize a special master to review documents that the FBI seized from the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump. The Justice Department also asked Judge Aileen Cannon to pause her related order blocking the government from further reviewing documents marked classified that … Read more

G-7 tries to recruit countries

Two months after they agreed to explore price limits on Russian oil sales, G-7 countries are still trying to recruit more countries to join their efforts before they enter more detailed discussions about the policy’s specifics, according to US and European officials. “The coalition has to be broader, and this is the diplomatic phase [negotiators] … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, world’s longest-serving monarch, dies at 96

The Royal Family tweeted: The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow. Jane Bown | Camera Press | Redux Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s longest-serving monarch who as a teen witnessed the horrors of World War II … Read more