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As tech fan favorite TikTok continues to face harsh criticism from the U.S. government over security concerns due to its Chinese ownership, it’s also facing increasing pressure to completely divest from its Chinese-based parent company ByteDance. Earlier this month, the Biden administration threatened to ban the app in the U.S. if ByteDance did not sell […]

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios Throughout the Trump and Biden years, a common thread in U.S. economic policy has been a focus on bolstering domestic industry, even when it means burning bridges with trading partners and backing away from the era of globalization. Why it matters: The question of how the United States ought to engage in […]

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday she expected the U.S. nominee to head the World Bank, former Mastercard (MA.N) CEO

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) – Contracts to buy U.S. previously owned homes increased for a third straight month in February, raising cautious optimism that the housing market slump could be bottoming out. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said on Wednesday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on signed contracts, rose 0.8% last month to […]

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel responded defiantly on Wednesday to sharp criticism from President Biden over his government’s contentious judicial overhaul plan, declaring that Israel was “a sovereign country” that would make its own decisions. As weeks of quiet diplomatic pressure burst into a rare open dispute between . . .

At least 38 people were killed as a fire broke out at a migration center along the U.S . . .

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An oil tanker owned by a major U.S.-traded transportation company appears to be taking on Iranian crude oil in a key Asian maritime strait in violation of American sanctions, an advocacy group alleges. The firm allegedly involved, Euronav, said Wednesday it will “take appropriate action when necessary.” Satellite photos […]

Officials in China continued their full-throated backing of TikTok this week as the fate of the short-video app risked becoming a geopolitical football as it faces intense scrutiny in the United States. “The U.S. has provided no evidence or proof to support its allegation, yet it has been abusing its state power to block and […]

In 2011, a farmer in Oklahoma had a bunch of sick pigs. The animals had what looked like the flu. “Just like a person with respiratory disease, the pigs had labored breathing, maybe a runny nose, cough and potentially a fever,” says virologist Benjamin Hause. At the time, Hause was working at the company Newport […]

Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of combat troops departing South Vietnam, the beginning of the end of the United States’ direct military involvement in the unpopular war.  Two months prior, representatives of the U.S North and South Vietnam, and the Vietcong signed a peace agreement, which included key provisions such as the withdrawal of U.S. troops,  a […]

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