The cracks in the foundations of the United States are widening, rapidly and on several fronts. The overturning of Roe v Wade has provoked a legitimacy crisis no matter what your politics. For the right, the leaking of the draft memo last month revealed the breakdown of bipartisanship and common purpose within the institution ... But one fact is clear ... .
NORWAY -- The Norwegian security service PST has raised its terror alert to the highest level after a mass shooting left 2 people dead and many wounded during Pride week in Oslo. Acting PST chief RogerBerg called the shootings an "extreme Islamist terror act." ... THIS IS A BREAKING NEWSUPDATE. AP's earlier story follows below ... ___ ... .
KYIV. Ukraine said it came under "massive bombardment" Saturday from neighbouring Belarus, a Russian ally not officially involved in the conflict, the day after announcing a retreat from the strategic city of Severodonetsk...US PresidentJoe Biden will be attending the G7 and a summit of the Nato military alliance in Madrid next week ... .
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KYIV--Dozens of Russian missiles rained down on military facilities in western and northern Ukraine on Saturday, local officials said, as Europe’s biggest land conflict since World War II entered its fifth month ... Chaus did not specify what had been hit, but said there had been “infrastructure damage.” There were no casualties, he added ... .
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