October 20, 2021
Fatalism creeps across our movements like rust. In conversations with scientists and activists, I hear the same words, over and again: “We’re screwed.” Government plans are too little, too late. They are unlikely to prevent the Earth’s systems from flipping into new states hostile to humans and many other species. What we need, to stand […]
A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration taken October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su HONG KONG, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Bitcoin hovered below record levels on Wednesday, the day after the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) began trading, a development that market participants say is likely to drive […]
A man takes pictures of models displayed at the Sinopec booth during the 2021 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, China September 4, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo SINGAPORE, Oct 20 (Reuters) – U.S. exporter Venture Global LNG has signed two 20-year deals with China’s state-owned Sinopec to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) […]
Gabby Petito update: Parents spread ashes, manhunt continues for Brian Laundrie Police continue to search the Carlton Reserve for Gabby Petito’s fiance Brian Laundrie. who has a warrant out for his arrest and remains missing. Meanwhile, Petito’s parents picked up their daughter’s remains and appear to have spread her ashes in a national park, based […]
NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) – For the first time, a pig kidney has been transplanted into a human without triggering immediate rejection by the recipient’s immune system, a potentially major advance that could eventually help alleviate a dire shortage of human organs for transplant. The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York […]
Luge – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Men’s Singles Competition – Olympic Sliding Centre – Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 11, 2018 – Tucker West of the U.S in action. REUTERS/Edgar Su Oct 19 (Reuters) – Veteran Olympians for the United States denounced China’s track record on human rights this week but stopped short of […]
Political corruption. Gun violence. Financial crimes. Homegrown terrorism. These are just a selection of the cases brought in the last four years by John Lausch, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. The most high-profile case of all – a major bribery scandal involving ComEd that implicated, but has so far not led to […]
WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol voted unanimously on Tuesday in favor of contempt-of-Congress charges against Steve Bannon, a longtime aide to former President Donald Trump. The seven Democratic and two Republican members of the House of Representatives Select Committee approved a report […]
WASHINGTON — Just months ago, the rocky relationship between the United States and Venezuela seemed to be taking a turn for the better. President Biden had eased a pressure campaign started by the Trump administration, dropping threats of ousting President Nicolás Maduro with military power.
October 19, 2021
Oct 19 (Reuters) – Thousands of unvaccinated workers across the United States are facing potential job losses as a growing number of states, cities and private companies . . .