International Desk

Men, morale, munitions: Russia’s Ukraine war faces long slog

By ANDREA ROSA and JAMEY KEATEN – BAKHMUT, Ukraine (AP) — From a hideout in a bombed-out house in eastern Ukraine, army commander Mykhailo Strebizh twirls a mortar shell the size of a bowling pin, calling it “aid we got from Europe and America.” He then turns to a makeshift blackboard — a door with […]

State Department Issues Statement On Attack In Israel

By Alem Senay – Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, on Thursday night issued a statement condemning the terrorist attack in Elad, Israel, which killed at least three and wounded many others.  In his statement Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said “This was a horrific attack targeting innocent men and women, and was particularly […]

Former New Bedford Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

By Elaine Cohen – Today, former New Bedford Police officer and Union Treasurer, Joshua Fernandes, 41, of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. By pleading guilty, Fernandes admitted to abusing his position as Union Treasurer by using nearly $50,000 in union funds to pay for personal expenses including vacations, family outings, […]