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Yellen warns of global 'stagflationary' risk from gas, food prices

Yellen warns of global ‘stagflationary’ risk from gas, food prices

Placeholder while article actions load BONN, Germany — Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen said on Wednesday that Americans should not expect immediate relief from high gas prices but maintained that increases in global supply are eventually likely to provide long-term relief for motorists at the pump. Yellen also warned of the potential for slower growth …

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Ukraine war: Russian soldier pleads guilty to killing unarmed civilian, in first war crimes trial

Ukraine war: Russian soldier pleads guilty to killing unarmed civilian, in first war crimes trial

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A Russian soldier pled guilty to murder charges Wednesday in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since Russia’s invasion began. Vadim Shishimarin, 21, is accused of murder in the death of a 62-year-old unarmed civilian on Feb. 28, just four days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began. Shishimarin …

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Abu Akleh pallbearer arrested days after Israelis attack funeral |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Abu Akleh pallbearer arrested days after Israelis attack funeral | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Amro Abu Khudeir’s lawyer said that the interrogation of the man called ‘the coffin protector’ was about the funeral. Occupied East Jerusalem – One of the Palestinian pallbearers attacked by Israeli police while carrying the coffin of veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at her funeral on Friday has been arrested by Israeli authorities. …

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NATO chief hails 'historic moment' as Finland, Sweden apply

NATO chief hails ‘historic moment’ as Finland, Sweden apply

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to sixteen a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join its ranks, after the two countries submitted their membership requests. The official applications, handed over by Finland and Sweden’s ambassadors to NATO, set a security …

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Ukraine hopes to swap steel mill fighters for Russian POWs

Ukraine hopes to swap steel mill fighters for Russian POWs

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol were taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory, and a top military official hoped they could be exchanged for Russian prisoners of war. But a Moscow lawmaker said they should be brought to “justice.” The Russian parliament planned …

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Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO, facing Turkish objections

Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO, facing Turkish objections

Application submitted at NATO headquarters Move seen redrawing geopolitical map of Europe Non-aligned for decades, Ukraine war caused policy upheaval Countries seeking to resolve Turkish objections to NATO bids BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday at allied headquarters, a decision spurred by Russia’s invasion …

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UK inflation jumps to 40-year high of 9% as food and energy prices spiral

UK inflation jumps to 40-year high of 9% as food and energy prices spiral

The UK’s Office for National Statistics said its estimates suggest that inflation would have last been higher “sometime around 1982.” Justin Tallis | dpa | Getty Images LONDON — UK inflation soared to a 40-year high of 9% in April as food and energy prices spiraled, official figures revealed Wednesday, escalating the country’s cost-of-living crisis. …

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Blinken to highlight food security in UN meetings

Blinken to highlight food security in UN meetings

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget at the US Capitol in Washington, US, April 26, 2022. Bonnie Cash/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will …

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