A Chinese warship came within 150 yards of the vessel as Beijing blamed the United States for "deliberately provoking risk" in the region. The maritime encounter was the latest close call between the their military forces.
- WorldRussia says it thwarted major Ukrainian offensive, killed hundreds
It was unclear whether the reported attack represented the formal start of a Ukrainian counteroffensive to recapture some of the territory taken by Russian forces after the invasion.
- MarketsAsian shares extend global rally; oil prices jump on Saudi cuts
Markets are still leaning towards a rate pause from the Fed at the next policy meeting.
- WorldIndia rail crash probe focuses on track management system
At least 275 people were killed when a passenger train hit a stationary freight train, went off the tracks and hit another passenger train passing in the opposite direction in the state of Odisha.