Two miners trapped in Dominican Republic rescued with help from Quebec

President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader (top centre) with a rescued miner and the rescue team following the operation on Aug. 9, 2022. (Source: presidencia.gob.do/Presidency of the Dominican Republic) President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader (top centre) with a rescued miner and the rescue team following the operation on Aug. 9, 2022. (Source: presidencia.gob.do/Presidency of the Dominican Republic)

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Many trapped in Florida as Ian heads toward South Carolina

Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark. The destruction began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

This aerial photo shows damaged boats and structures in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Russia to annex more of Ukraine on Friday at the Kremlin

Russia planned to annex more of Ukraine on Friday in an escalation of the seven-month war that was expected to isolate the Kremlin further, draw it more international punishment and bring Ukraine extra military, political and economic support.