At least 4 Palestinians killed, dozens wounded in one of year's deadliest Israeli West Bank raids

September 28, 2022 at 11:17

Jerusalem CNN —At least four Palestinian men were killed and 44 wounded during an Israeli military raid and heavy clashes in Jenin Wednesday morning, Palestinian officials said, making it one of the deadliest days in the West Bank this year, which has alrea...

Bank of England will buy UK bonds at 'whatever scale' necessary to halt crash

September 28, 2022 at 11:05

London CNN Business —The Bank of England said Wednesday it would buy UK government debt “on whatever scale is necessary” in an emergency intervention to halt a bond market crash that it warned could threaten financial stability. Markets fear the plan will d...

Poland tightened abortion laws. It didn't count on where help would come from next

September 28, 2022 at 11:02

Here, abortions for non-Dutch residents can be carried out until 22 weeks, according to Dutch abortion providers, and nationals can access terminations up to 24 weeks. And in Spain, abortions past 14 weeks of pregnancy are only legal under extremely limited...

Harris calls China's behavior 'disturbing' and reiterates US support for Taiwan in speech

September 28, 2022 at 10:46

CNN —Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday accused China of “undermining key elements of the international rules-based order” and called its behavior in the East China Sea, South China Sea and Taiwan Strait “disturbing.”Harris, speaking aboard the USS H...

Fighter jets escort Singapore Airlines plane after bomb hoax

September 28, 2022 at 05:45

(CNN) — Two air force fighter jets escorted a Singapore Airlines plane traveling from San Francisco to Changi Airport after a passenger made a hoax bomb threat. "Earlier today, two of our F16C/Ds were activated to escort a Singapore Airlines flight that dep...

Myanmar beauty queen facing junta threat leaves Thailand for Canada

September 28, 2022 at 05:01

Bangkok, Thailand CNN —A beauty queen from Myanmar who took refuge in Thailand after criticizing her home country’s ruling military junta has left Bangkok for Canada where she is expected to seek asylum, Thai immigration officials told CNN. Han Lay, 23, cap...

Tens of thousands evacuated as Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Vietnam's Da Nang

September 28, 2022 at 02:18

CNN —Typhoon Noru made landfall near Vietnam’s popular beach resort city of Da Nang on Wednesday morning, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain as tens of thousands of people were evacuated. Noru hit Vietnam at 5 a.m. Wednesday local time, according to CNN...

Analysis: The Truss tax plan in the UK cushions the wealthy while pushing borrowers toward a financial cliff

September 28, 2022 at 00:03

That’s because the Bank of England is now widely expected to hike interest rates even further to tackle inflation that will be exacerbated by the government’s sweeping tax cuts. That means many as 1.8 million borrowers are now hurtling toward a financial cl...

Blinken says US will try to help Iranians maintain access to internet amid blackouts

September 27, 2022 at 19:21

CNN —US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that the Biden administration “will certainly look for ways to facilitate technology services being made accessible to people in Iran” amid widespread internet outages during the nationwide unrest. Anti...

Mystery leaks hit Russian undersea gas pipelines to Europe

September 27, 2022 at 16:17

European countries on Tuesday raced to investigate unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea near Sweden and Denmark, infrastructure at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sweden’s Maritime Aut...

Mali basketball players apologize after mixed zone fight

September 27, 2022 at 16:09

(CNN) Two basketball players from Mali have apologized for fighting in the mixed zone following the team's 81-68 defeat against Serbia at the Women's World Cup. The incident between Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou took place on Monday after Ma...

Dutch cyclist plans appeal after assault conviction

September 27, 2022 at 15:47

CNN —Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel will appeal a court conviction for assaulting two teenage girls in a Sydney hotel on Saturday, according to his lawyer. Van der Poel pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of common assault, and was convicted and fine...

Asia's richest man sees growing isolation for China

September 27, 2022 at 10:22

New Delhi CNN Business —Indian billionaire Gautam Adani says that China “will feel increasingly isolated” and the “foremost champion of globalization” would find it hard to bounce back from a period of economic weakness. Speaking at a conference in Singapor...

First on CNN: 71% of workers say their pay isn't keeping up with inflation

September 27, 2022 at 10:04

New York CNN Business —There is growing evidence that Americans are struggling to keep up with crushing inflation. Nearly three in four (71%) employees say the cost of living is outpacing their salary and wages, according to a Bank of America-sponsored surv...

Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader Shinzo Abe

September 27, 2022 at 08:43

Photos: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Stefan Boness/Visum/Redux Then-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses the media during a news conference in 2014. Photos: Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Kyodo/AP Abe and his wife, Akie, marr...

Death toll in Bangladesh boat tragedy rises to 61

September 27, 2022 at 08:29

The death toll from the sinking of an overcrowded ferry carrying Hindu devotees in northern Bangladesh climbed to 61 on Tuesday, with many passengers still missing two days after the disaster. Onlookers and relatives of the missing gathered along the riverb...

Kamala Harris to visit Korean Demilitarized Zone Thursday

September 27, 2022 at 03:08

Washington CNN —Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Korean Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea on Thursday as part of her visit to South Korea, a White House official said. Harris’ trip will include site visits at the DMZ, meetings...

Philippines to shut 175 offshore gambling firms, deport 40,000 Chinese workers

September 27, 2022 at 02:24

The Philippines will stop operations of 175 offshore gambling firms and deport about 40,000 Chinese workers, a justice ministry official said on Monday, part of a crackdown on the notoriously opaque online gaming industry. The sector emerged in the Philippi...

One of Russia's most elusive oligarchs admits to creating Wagner mercenaries in 2014, reversing years of denials

September 26, 2022 at 19:48

CNN —Yevgeny Prigozhin, one of Russia’s most elusive oligarchs, now admits to founding the private military company known as Wagner in 2014, reversing years of denials about his connection to the shadowy outfit. Prigozhin claimed that he personally “cleaned...

Expect big holiday sales on everything but the bling

September 26, 2022 at 18:39

New York CNN Business —Retailers have already signaled big sales are coming for the holidays — with one major, sparkly exception. That’s because holiday jewelry sales have been on fire over the last two years. “Jewelry is in good shape heading into this hol...