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Tuesday May 3rd, 2022 evening edition

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A large fire broke out at the warehouse of a pro-Kremlin publishing house near Moscow in the early hours of Tuesday morning, videos show.

At around midnight in the Bogorodsk urban district of the Moscow region, the warehouse of the pro-Kremlin "Prosveshchenie" publishing house, where printed materials were stored, burst into flames, Belarusian news outlet Nexta reported.

There is a large fire at the warehouse of the Pro-Kremlin "Prosveshchenie" publishing house near #Moscow.

Around midnight a hangar in #Bogorodskoe district, where printed materials were stored, burst into flames. — NEXTA (@nexta_tv) May 3, 2022.

More footage from the "Prosveshchenie" publishing house near #Moscow. — NEXTA (@nexta_tv) May 3, 2022.

Videos published by Nexta showed flames engulfing the building and huge plumes of smoke as emergency services attempted to contain the blaze.

The warehouse was used by Russian publishing house Prosveshchenie, which mainly publishes educational books for Russian schools, according to Nexta. »

Activision resists proposal to issue annual harassment report

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Activision is recommending that its shareholders vote against a proposal from New York state that the company issue an annual report about abuse, harassment and discrimination in its workplace.

Such proposals often fail, but last year Microsoft shareholders voted for such a report over the objections of that company’s board.

Activision is also urging a no vote on a proposal from the AFL-CIO to add a member to its board who is voted on by employees. »

Drone carrying bag of handguns from United States to Canada intercepted by tree

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One of the 11 guns Lambton OPP say was found a bag being carried via drone across the Canada-US border.

When Lambton OPP arrived to investigate, they found more than just a drone — attached to it was a plastic shopping bag and inside were 11 handguns, which investigators believe were coming from the United States.

The St. Clair Township Fire Department had to be called in to help officers remove the drone from a large tree. »

Biden blasts 'radical' draft U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning abortion rights

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Twenty-one states have laws or constitutional amendments in place that show an inclination to ban abortion as quickly as possible if Roe v. Wade is overturned or significantly weakened by the Supreme Court.

Biden urged voters to elect U.S. lawmakers who support abortion rights so Congress can pass national legislation codifying the Roe decision.

Based on Alito's opinion, the court would find that Roe was wrongly decided because the Constitution makes no specific mention of abortion rights. »

Russia Doubles Down, Says Israel 'Supports neo-Nazi Regime in Ukraine'

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>> With Nasty Outing and 'Hitler' Comments, Russia and Israel Are on a Collision Course.

Leaders from several Western nations denounced Lavrov's comments and Zelenskyy accused Russia of having forgotten the lessons of World War Two.

However, ties have grown more strained, with Lapid last month accusing Russia of committing war crimes in Ukraine. »