Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery,’ agent says

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to recovery,” his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of “The Satanic Verses” suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York. The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was removed from a ventilator Saturday and able to … Read more

Officials: Fire at Coptic church in Cairo kills 41, hurts 14

CAIRO (AP) — A fire ripped through a packed church during morning services in Egypt’s capital on Sunday, killing at least 41 worshippers and injuring 14. The church quickly filled with thick black smoke, and witnesses said several trapped congregants jumped from upper floors to escape. “Suffocation, suffocation, all of them dead,” said a distraught … Read more

Salman Rushdie is the essential British writer of our time

He didn’t have the makings of an artist of that kind. Born in Bombay in 1947, educated at Rugby School and Cambridge, as a boy he devoured Indian mythology, European films, European and Latin American fiction (Gunter Grass, Calvino, Márquez, Borges, Ionesco), and pop music. And though he was never apolitical, until the fatwa he … Read more

The Weather Network – Widespread risk of thunderstorms across the Prairies on Sunday

A weak trough is drifting across central Saskatchewan and is providing the needed lift and instability to potentially trigger another day of severe thunderstorms on the Prairies. A possible mesoscale convective system, which is a long-duration thunderstorm, could slide across southern Saskatchewan overnight into early Sunday morning and could bring torrential rains and strong winds. … Read more

Moscow’s Kherson troops nearly cut off after Ukrainian strikes damage road and rail bridges

Kherson lies across the River Dnipro from its supply lines, which run from Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014. Using long-range artillery supplied by the West, Ukraine has been pounding the main Antonovsky bridge that crosses the River Dnipro, a nearby railway bridge and a subsidiary road bridge in the town of Nova Kakhovka. The … Read more

Alec Baldwin: FBI investigation finds Hollywood star did fire shot that killed Halyna Hutchins during filming of Rust

An FBI investigation has concluded that Alec Baldwin did pull the trigger of the gun that killed Halyna Hutchins. The cinematographer was accidentally shot dead on the set of the movie ‘Rust’ in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in October 2021, and the FBI has now concluded that Baldwin, 64, must have fired the gun on … Read more

Russian shelling heavy in east; Ukraine strikes key bridge

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains, as Ukrainian forces pressed a counteroffensive to try to take back an occupied southern region, striking the last working bridge over a river in the Russian-occupied Kherson region, Ukrainian authorities said Saturday. A Russian rocket attack on the city of Kramatorsk … Read more

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Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after New York stabbing

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to … Read more