Exclusive: Glaciers vanishing at record rate in Alps following heatwaves

MORTERATSCH GLACIER, Switzerland, July 26 (Reuters) – From the way 45-year-old Swiss glaciologist Andreas Linsbauer bounds over icy crevasses, you would never guess he was carrying 10 kg of steel equipment needed to chart the decline of Switzerland’s glaciers. Normally, he heads down this path on the massive Morteratsch Glacier in late September, the end … Read more

Exclusive: US and Taliban make progress on Afghan reserves, but big gaps remain

KABUL/WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – US and Taliban officials have exchanged proposals for the release of billions of dollars from Afghan central bank reserves held abroad into a trust fund, three sources familiar with the talks said, offering a hint of progress in efforts to ease Afghanistan’s economic crisis. Significant differences between the sides remain, … Read more

Exclusive: Sherman, Kennedy to visit Solomons, where fathers fought and US now vies with China

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman speaks during a panel with the Friends of Europe in Brussels, Belgium, April 21, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) – US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and US Ambassador to Australia Caroline Kennedy plan next … Read more

Ben Affleck ‘gasped’ as Jennifer Lopez walked down the aisle

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’s Las Vegas wedding at the A Little White Chapel was full of “laughs, smiles and tears,” according to the minister who married them. Ryan Wolfe exclusively told Page Six in a new interview that Affleck, 49, “gasped” as Lopez, 52, strutted down the aisle – “like only Jennifer Lopez can” … Read more

Ben Affleck ‘gasped’ as Jennifer Lopez walked down the aisle

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’s Las Vegas wedding at the A Little White Chapel was full of “laughs, smiles and tears,” according to the minister who married them. Ryan Wolfe exclusively told Page Six in a new interview that Affleck, 49, “gasped” as Lopez, 52, strutted down the aisle – “like only Jennifer Lopez can” … Read more

Trotz tells NHL.com why he won’t coach next season

Barry Trotz will not coach in the NHL next season, saying he’s certain he’s not in a position to give the time and commitment required to do any job to his standard. In an exclusive interview with NHL.com on Friday, the 59-year-old said he wrestled long and hard with the decision about taking another job … Read more