Hurrican Ian 'crushed us': Biden declares major disaster, millions warned storm 'not done creating damage' – 9News

Hurrican Ian ‘crushed us’: Biden declares major disaster, millions warned storm ‘not done creating damage’  9News Biden declares a disaster in Florida after Hurricane Ian wreaks havoc  Sydney Morning Herald White House mobilises hurricane response  Sky News Australia Fact Check-Biden did not tell people to get a COVID shot as Hurricane Ian neared  Reuters View Full coverage on Google … Read more

Escalation of Ukraine’s War Effort Raises Risks for Russia’s Putin at Home and Abroad – The Wall Street Journal

Escalating Ukraine’s war effort raises risks for Russia’s Putin at home and abroadThe Wall Street Journal Russia’s war in Ukraine: live updatesCNN ‘Putin is a fool’: Wiretapped calls reveal Russian army in disarrayNew York Times ‘I want to defend the country’: While some Russians flee from hardship, others go to warThe Guardian Ukrainian army hits … Read more

Major disaster declared in Florida after Hurricane Ian slams the US state

US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster in Florida and pledged federal support after Hurricane Ian churned through the state, causing widespread damage and leaving millions of residents without power. More than 2.6mn utility customers were estimated to have lost electricity as emergency crews began to assess destruction from the storm, which made landfall … Read more

Track Ian: The storm will strengthen before its next landfall – WFAA

Track Ian: The storm will strengthen before its next landfallWFAA Ian was expected to become a hurricane again as the tropical storm hits FloridaFox News 11.00 Thursday | Ian gains some strength, is expected to become a hurricane again over A10 Tampa Bay WNC officials begin preparing with Ian’s sights set on the Carolinas later … Read more

Russia annexes 4 regions of Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine – Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that appeared to further isolate the Kremlin, draw it more international punishment and bring extra military, political and economic support to Ukraine. The annexation would come days after voters reportedly approved Moscow-administered “referendums” that Ukrainian and … Read more

US signs Pacific Pact with South Pacific island nations

Loading The expanded partnership comes after the US and its allies were jolted earlier this year when China and the Solomon Islands signed a new security agreement, sparking fears that Beijing could use it to establish a military foothold in the Pacific nation less than 2,000 kilometers away off the east coast of Australia. Last … Read more

‘I want to defend the country’: As some Russians flee from hardship, others go to war – The Guardian

‘I want to defend the country’: While some Russians flee from hardship, others go to warThe Guardian Ukrainians in Russian-occupied territories told to be ready to fight for Russia – BBC NewsBBC news Live updates: Russia-Ukraine warThe independent Ukraine’s artillery unit salutes other fighters during combatThe telegraph Ukrainians are fleeing Russian annexation – while they … Read more

The Weather Network – Ian climbs the US coast as a tropical storm, Canada looks to be spared

Ian, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded on landfall in the United States, will continue lashing Florida through Thursday. The storm made landfall in southwestern Florida on Wednesday afternoon as a high-end Category 4 storm with fierce winds of 240 km/h. The storm hit land just shy of Category 5 intensity. PHOTOS: Towns … Read more