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Bosnia election expected to re-legitimize a failing system

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 11:13P Sabina Niksic, Associated Press
Bosnia’s general election should be about the fight against rampant corruption and helping the country’s ailing economy. But at a time when Russia has a strong incentive to reignite conflict in the small Balkan nation, Sunday’s vote appears set to...

Inflation hits record 10% in 19 EU countries using euro

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 11:11P Associated Press
Inflation in the European countries using the euro currency has broken into double digits as prices for electricity and natural gas soar, signaling a looming winter recession for one of the globe's major economies as higher prices undermine...

Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 9:26P Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The secretive Nobel committees never hint who will win the prizes...

EXPLAINER: A deep dive into risks for undersea cables, pipes

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 9:07P John Leicester, Associated Press
Deep under water, the pipes and cables that carry the modern world's lifeblood — energy and information — are out of sight and largely out of mind. Until, that is, something goes catastrophically wrong . The suspected sabotage this week of gas...

EU set to adopt windfall levy, but no deal on gas price cap

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 8:48P Samuel Petrequin And Lorne Cook,
European Union energy ministers were set Friday to adopt a package of measures including a windfall levy on profits by fossil fuel companies, but a deal on capping gas prices remained off the table. With energy prices skyrocketing across Europe...

Russian strike kills 23 as Kremlin to annex Ukraine regions

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 8:39P Associated Press
A Russian strike on the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens, an official said Friday, just hours before Moscow planned to annex more of Ukraine in an escalation of the seven-month war. Zaporizhzhia Regional...

'Big impact': UK economic chaos, pound plunge hit businesses

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 8:32P Sylvia Hui And Kelvin Chan, Asso
Like many small business owners in Britain, Harry Niazi hoped for government help to keep his south London fish and chip shop going in the face of rocketing energy bills and soaring inflation. But an economic stimulus plan announced last week by...

Digital minister aims to wrest Japan out of analog doldrums

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 8:23P Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press
The politician tapped to help Japan keep pace with the digital age has his work cut out for him. After all, the nation known for Nintendo games, Lexus sportscars and other gadgetry galore also loves the fax machine and the traditional “hanko”...

Japan to pay up to $320M for US company's chip production

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 8:01P Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Japan is providing a major U.S. chipmaker a subsidy of up to 46.6 billion yen ($322 million) to support its plan to produce advanced memory chips at a Hiroshima factory, the Japanese trade minister said Friday. The announcement to subsidize...

India raises interest rate to 5.90% to tame inflation

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 7:46P Associated Press
India’s central bank on Friday raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points to 5.90% in its fourth hike this year and said developing economies were facing challenges of slowing growth, elevated food and energy prices, debt distress and...

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 7:05P Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated
The mayor of Mississippi's capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York to Jackson in 1988 so that his father, who had been involved in a Black nationalist movement in the 1970s, could return to the unfinished business...

After Ian, the effects in southwest Florida are everywhere

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 6:53P Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Hurricane Ian was over southwest Florida for only a few hours. It will take months to clean up all the damage. Maybe longer. And some of the destruction can’t be cleaned up at all. From trees getting ripped out of the ground to signs being ripped...

At a Florida trailer park, survivors speak of Ian's wrath

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 6:46P Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated
When Ian's winds swept into this Gulf coast trailer park, they howled with such force that residents felt they would be lifted off the ground, even blown away. Now many homes in this community in North Fort Myers are crumpled and splintered....

Taliban say suicide bombing in Shiite area of Kabul kills 19

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 6:44P Associated Press
A suicide bomber struck an education center in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, a Taliban-appointed spokesman for the Kabul police chief said. The explosion inside the center in the Dashti Barchi...

Hurricane Ian heads for Carolinas after pounding Florida

WPLG Local 10 News 9/29 6:38P Meg Kinnard And Adriana Gomez Li
A revived Hurricane Ian set its sights on South Carolina's coast Friday and the historic city of Charleston, with forecasters predicting a storm surge and floods after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in...
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