Bank executives urge removal of Trump official in ethical probe

Executive directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously Thursday to recommend removing a former Trump official as head of the Washington-based institution, a person familiar with the vote said. The move came after an investigation conducted at the request of the bank’s board of directors concluded that Mauricio Clavier Carrone had violated the code … Read more

Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

Charles III arrived in Edinburgh for the Queen’s Coffin Parade

Edinburgh, Scotland (Associated Press) – King Charles arrived in Edinburgh on Monday to accompany his late mother’s coffin in an emotionally charged procession through the historic heart of the Scottish capital to a cathedral where it will be held for 24 hours to allow the public to pay. Another respect. Charles and his wife Camilla, … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin makes a journey through Scotland

LONDON (AFP) – Queen Elizabeth II’s flag-draped coffin traversed the rugged Scottish countryside on Sunday on a final journey from her beloved summer home at Balmoral Castle to London, as mourners quietly lined the roads and some hurled flowers in honor of the monarch who then died. 70 years on the throne. The warship drove … Read more

Oil company settles criminal cases in California spill | Health, medicine and fitness

By Amy Thaksin and Don Thompson – Associated Press SANTA ANA, CA (Associated Press) — An oil company pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to neglecting to dump crude off the coast of Southern California when its underwater pipeline ruptured last year, a leak that closed miles of coastline and closed fisheries. Meanwhile, Houston-based Amplify … Read more

New British leader vows to tackle energy crisis, faltering economy

London (AFP) – Liz Truss She became the prime minister of the United Kingdom on Tuesday and was immediately faced with the daunting tasks that lie ahead: reining in high prices, boosting the economy, easing labor unrest and reforming a national health care system burdened by long waiting lists and staff shortages. Truss soon begins … Read more