BAD OBERDORF, Germany (AP) — Andreas Rohrmoser has been forging thousands of wrought-iron pans the old-fashioned way in his centuries-old hammer mill in the Bavarian village of Bad Oberdorf near the Austria border.
Pakistani authorities have resumed issuing ID cards to transgender people after a four-month pause and following an Islamic court’s controversial ruling that gutted a law aimed at protecting trans rights.
South Korea’s president has urged his troops to build an “unwavering military spirt” and train harder, as he used an Armed Forces Day speech to vow an immediate retaliation against any potential provocation by North Korea.
Donald Trump lost heavily Democratic California by over 5 million votes in the 2020 election. In an ironic twist, the state where he’s widely loathed outside his conservative base could go a long way to help him tighten his grip on the Republican presidential nomination next year.
As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Mark Milley has spent the better part of the last two years rallying allies to provide weapons for the Ukrainians as they defend their country against the Russian forces.
With five days to go before a government shutdown, Congress returns to work in crisis mode. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces an insurgency from hard-right Republicans eager to slash spending even if it means closing federal offices to millions of Americans.