News Wire | Friday, Sept. 2, 2022

U.N. Inspectors Gauge Risks at Nuclear Plant as Ukraine and Russia Trade Accusations

The New York Times

As a team of international monitors assessed conditions at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in the middle of a raging war zone on Friday, Ukraine accused Russia of offering only a “staged” visit and called on the U.N. nuclear watchdog to condemn its control of the plant.

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Argentina’s Vice President Unharmed After Assassination Attempt

By Jack Nicas & Natalie Alcoba | The New York Times (free)

An assassination attempt on Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina failed Thursday night as a man pointed a pistol at her head and tried to pull the trigger, but the gun did not go off, according to video footage and a statement from Argentina’s president.

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