November 10, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

November 10, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Russia on Wednesday ordered its troops to withdraw from the Ukrainian city of Kherson. In an online interview with NHK, Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov said the decision is “catastrophic” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. But Zhdanov told NHK that he has yet to see a large-scale withdrawal of Russian forces from the front.
2.Control of both chambers of US Congress still hangs in the balance a day after the midterm elections as vote counting continues. Voters cast their ballots on Tuesday to decide 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate and all 435 seats in the House of Representatives.
3.US President Joe Biden has described Tuesday’s midterm elections as a “good day for democracy.” Biden told reporters at the White House on Wednesday. “Our democracy has been tested in recent years, but with their votes, the American people have spoken and proven once again that democracy is who we are.”