Five stories to know: Israel pounds Gaza by air, Kfar Aza kibbutz attack, and more

October 11, 2023: Israel pounds Gaza by air, How an Israeli kibbutz ‘paradise’ turned into hell in Hamas attack, and more 1. Israel bombed Gaza overnight ahead of a potential ground assault against Hamas while U.S. President Joe Biden condemned the Palestinian militant group’s surprise attack as “sheer evil” and issued a warning seemingly aimed at its […]

Himalayan glacial lake flooding kills at least 14

At least 14 people were killed and 102 are missing after heavy rains caused a Himalayan glacial lake in northeast India to burst its banks. Rescuers were being hampered by washed out bridges and fast flowing rivers, said officials. Read the full story: https://reut.rs/3rwV4tt Keep up with the latest news from around the world: https://www.reuters.com/ […]

Attackers set off bomb at Turkish government building

Two attackers detonated a bomb in front of Turkish government buildings in Ankara in an assault that left both of them dead and two police officers wounded, in what authorities called the capital’s first terrorist attack in years. Read the story here: https://reut.rs/3PC0ds3 Keep up with the latest news from around the world: https://www.reuters.com/ #News […]

Congress passes bill to avoid shutdown

Congress averted another federal government shutdown —for now. The critical moment came when House Speaker Kevin McCarthy denied the demands of his party’s hardliners, who wanted to pass a bill with only Republican votes. Read the story here: https://reut.rs/45e2fUQ Keep up with the latest news from around the world: https://www.reuters.com/ #News #Reuters #newsfeed #congress #republicans […]

McCarthy: ‘It’s only failure if you quit’

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said ‘It’s only failure if you quit’ after his stopgap bill to avoid a government shutdown was rejected. The defeat left Republicans without a clear strategy to avert a shutdown that would close federal agencies from Sunday. Read the story here: https://reut.rs/3M5AffN Keep up with the latest news from around the […]