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Explosions erupted overnight near military bases deep in Russian-held areas of Ukraine and Russia itself, an apparent display of Kyiv's growing ability to pummel Moscow's logistics far from front lines.
- WorldU.S. Treasury disputes finding that new IRS funding would increase middle-class taxes
As a political messaging war rages over $80 billion in new Internal Revenue Service funding, a U.S. Treasury official is pushing back on an informal estimate that the money could cause Americans earning less than $400,000 to pay as much as $20 billion more in taxes over a decade.
- MarketsWall Street falls with megacap stocks; S&P 500, Nasdaq set for weekly losses, article with image
U.S. stocks were sharply lower on Friday thanks to a fall in megacap stocks and rising U.S. bond yields, putting the S&P 500 and Nasdaq on track to snap a four-week winning streak.
- LegalIslamic State militant gets life in U.S. prison over killing of American hostages
A U.S. federal judge on Friday sentenced a member of an Islamic State cell known as "The Beatles" to life in prison for involvement in a hostage-taking plot that led to the killings of American journalists and aid workers in Syria.
- Two injured in Sweden shopping centre shooting, one arrested, article with galleryEurope ·
August 19, 2022 · 5:15 PM UTC
Swedish police said on Friday two people were injured in a shooting at the Emporia shopping centre in the southern city of Malmö and one suspect has been arrested.