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Russian President Vladimir Putin looked set to finalise his plan to annex four Ukrainian regions on Tuesday even as his forces were being pushed back by Ukraine on two separate battlefield fronts, shrinking the amount of seized territory he controls.
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The U.S. Supreme Court's new term
- U.S. Supreme Court leans toward Alabama in voting rights fightLegal ·
October 4, 2022 · 5:18 PM UTC· undefined ago
The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic toward Alabama in the state's defense of a Republican-drawn electoral map faulted by judges for diluting the clout of Black voters in a that could further undermine a landmark federal voting rights law.
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- Head of EU's lending signals joint action plan for COP and giant Ukraine fundBusiness ·
October 4, 2022 · 4:47 PM UTC· undefined ago
The head of the European Union's powerful lending arm has urged leaders not to backslide on climate targets amid the energy crisis and signalled a joint action plan from the world's top development banks at next month's COP 27 summit and on Ukraine.