Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine after sham vote

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russia is preparing Wednesday to formally annex parts of Ukraine The occupied territories held a Kremlin-orchestrated “referendum” – denounced by Kyiv and the West as illegal and fraudulent – on living under Moscow’s rule. The armed forces contacted election officials to collect votes within five days of voting. The results were … Read more

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies | Health, medicine and fitness

By Josh Bock – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – The White House is making a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, and is hosting North Carolina officials to highlight funding opportunities and hear firsthand how to do it. Relief from corona virusAnd the infrastructure dollars Other policies … Read more