US and Mexico cooperate on semiconductors and electric vehicles

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration’s massive investment in semiconductor production to push the integration of their supply chains and cooperate on expansion electric vehicle production through Mexico’s nationalized lithium industry, officials from both countries said on Monday Both efforts are aimed at eating … Read more

Heat wave breaks through Southern California with sporadic rain

SAN DIEGO– Southern Californians welcomed cooler temperatures and scattered rain on Saturday from a tropical storm that moved away from the Pacific coast days after a relentless heat wave nearly overwhelmed the state’s power grid. . Officials braced for flooding in coastal and mountainous areas from the storm and feared strong winds could spread the … Read more

Big Manchin energy deal draws pushback from many Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats desperately needed the vote of Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia to get their signature legislative priority through the finish. So they did what Washington does best: They made a deal. To help garner his support for a bill hailed by advocacy groups as the biggest investment ever in the fight … Read more

Ukraine recovers territory; nuclear power plant in peril

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces on Friday claimed yet another success in their counteroffensive against Russian forces in the east of the country, taking control of a major village and moving toward a major transportation hub. The US diplomat and NATO chief noted the progress but warned the war could drag on for months. … Read more

Typhoon hits South Korea with 3 feet of rain and damaging winds

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The strongest typhoon to hit South Korea in years hit its southern region on Tuesday, dumping three feet of rain, destroying roads and downing power lines, leaving 66,000 homes without power as thousands flee to safer ground. Typhoon Hinnamnor brushed past the tourist island of Jeju and hit the mainland … Read more

India launches new aircraft carrier as China concerns grow

NEW DELHI (AP) — India commissioned its first locally-built aircraft carrier on Friday as it seeks to counter the much larger and growing fleet of regional rival China and expand its own capabilities. of indigenous shipbuilding. INS Vikrant, whose name is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘mighty’ or ‘brave’, is India’s second operational aircraft carrier, joining … Read more

Jackson’s water crisis forces residents to find alternatives

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Water pressure at James Brown’s in Jackson was so low the faucets barely dripped. He didn’t know how to cook. He couldn’t swim. But he still had to work. The 73-year-old tree cutter hauled bags of ice in his truck to a gas station as he drove to work on Wednesday … Read more

Greenland’s ‘zombie ice’ will raise sea levels by 10 inches

Zombie ice from the massive Greenland Ice Sheet will eventually raise sea levels by at least 10 inches (27 centimeters) on its own, according to a study released Monday. Zombie or doomed ice is ice that is still attached to thicker areas of ice, but is no longer fed by those larger glaciers. This is … Read more

UN agency to inspect Ukrainian nuclear power plant in urgent mission

KYIV (AP) – A UN nuclear monitoring team embarked on an urgent mission on Monday to protect the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant into the heart of the fighting in Ukraine, a long-awaited trip that the world hopes will avert a radioactive catastrophe. The stakes couldn’t be higher for the group of International Atomic Energy … Read more

Floods in Pakistan exceed 1,000 dead in ‘climate disaster’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The death toll from widespread flooding in Pakistan has topped 1,000 since mid-June, officials said Sunday, as the country’s climate minister called the deadly monsoon season “severe.” climatic catastrophe. Flash flooding caused by heavy rains washed away villages and crops as soldiers and rescue workers evacuated stranded residents to the safety of … Read more