Doubts hang over Britain’s Johnson although his bid to oust him fails | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JILL LAWLESS – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson rushed to mend his tattered authority on Tuesday after surviving a no-confidence vote that exposed deep divisions within his Conservative party and raised serious doubts as to the length of his term. Under party rules, Johnson is now free from another … Read more

Today in History: May 26, Signing of the ABM Treaty | Health, Medicine and Fitness

Today is Thursday, May 26, the 146th day of 2022. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On May 26, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in Moscow. (The United States withdrew from the treaty in 2002.) In 1864, President … Read more

US, Korea open to expanded military drills to deter North | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By AAMER MADHANI and JOSH BOAK – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said after meeting on Saturday they would consider expanding military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from South Korea. North at a time when there is little hope for genuine … Read more

Sri Lankan Prime Minister resigns after weeks of protests | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KRISHAN FRANCIS, BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRUTIKA PATHI – Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister has resigned after weeks of protests demanding that he and his brother, the country’s president, step down for dragging the country into its worst economic crisis in decades. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Twitter … Read more

South Korea’s new leader offers support if North denuclearizes | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYUNG – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yoon Suk Yeol, a conservative political neophyte, took office as South Korea’s new president on Tuesday with a vow to pursue a negotiated settlement of North Korea’s threatening nuclear program and a offer of a “bold plan” to improve Pyongyang’s economy … Read more

With Marcos Jr. tipped to win, Philippines at precarious moment | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JIM GOMEZ – Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos lined up to choose a new president on Monday, with the son of a ousted dictator and a human rights champion the main contenders at a tenuous moment in a deeply divided Asian democracy. . Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the strongman’s son and namesake ousted … Read more

Live Updates | EU chief calls for Russian oil ban | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By The Associated Press BRUSSELS — The European Union’s chief executive proposes that the bloc ban oil imports from Russia over its war on Ukraine and target the country’s biggest bank and major broadcasters in a new round of sanctions . European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told European lawmakers on Wednesday that the … Read more