Quick Glance: US Senator Menendez Indicted for Bribery
- Indictment unsealed against chair of powerful foreign relations committee and his wife
- Menendez, Democratic senator from New Jersey, allegedly accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes
- He is accused of using his influence to benefit the Government of Egypt
- Further allegations include attempting to disrupt a criminal investigation
Quick Glance: Housing Crisis: End of the Homeownership Dream
- Germany's largest landlord halts construction of 60,000 new homes
- Real estate market in crisis: shortage of affordable rental properties
- Private buyers abandon the dream of homeownership
- Real estate companies under pressure
Quick Glance: Dallas Mayor Joins GOP, Criticizes Democratic Policies
- Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announced his party switch and will now serve as a Republican-affiliated mayor in the blue-leaning city.
- In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, he criticized his former party for 'exacerbated crime and homelessness'. 'The future of America’s great urban centers depends on the willingness of the nation’s mayors to champion law and order and practice fiscal conservatism,' Johnson wrote.
- President Joe Biden won Dallas County by over 30 points in the 2020 election.
- The Texas Democratic Party issued a scathing statement, accusing Johnson of being dishonest with Dallas voters.
Quick Glance: White House prepares for government shutdown as House Republicans lack a viable plan
- Speaker Kevin McCarthy announces that the House will start voting on the latest plan next week.
- The White House is preparing to direct federal agencies to get ready for a shutdown after House Republicans left without a realistic plan to fund the government and avoid disruptive consequences.
- A federal shutdown after September 30 appears likely unless Speaker Kevin McCarthy can convince his rebellious, right-wing faction to approve a temporary funding measure to prevent closures during ongoing talks.
- The standoff with House Republicans over government funding jeopardizes various activities, including military and law enforcement personnel pay, food safety and aid programs, air travel, and passport processing, potentially causing havoc in the US economy.
Quick Glance: Azerbaijan halts Karabakh offensive after ceasefire with Armenian separatists
- Russia evacuated 2,000 ethnic Armenians from villages near the fighting.
- Approximately 120,000 ethnic Armenians live in the South Caucasus enclave, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan.
- Under the ceasefire terms, local Karabakh forces must completely disband and disarm.
- Russia stated that its peacekeepers have evacuated 2,000 people from Karabakh villages since the offensive began.
Quick Glance: India: Women's Reservation Bill Passed - Slow Progress Expected
- Indian Parliament approves bill reserving one-third of seats in lower house and state assemblies for women.
- Implementation will be delayed until after the next census and redrawing of constituency boundaries, which is expected to take several years.
Quick Glance: China Commits to Continuing Negotiations on South China Sea
- Anwar receives assurance from Chinese premier to avoid escalation.
- Li emphasizes clearly that China will continue to negotiate.
- Malaysia rejects LGBTQ rights but calls for protection of the community.
- Selling or owning the banned material is subject to imprisonment and fines.
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