Investors expect U.S. debt default to be avoided U.S. dollar hits new seven-week high Germany’s DAX at highest since January 2021 TOKYO, May 18 (Reuters) – European shares opened . . .

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Russia agreed to extend a deal that has allowed Ukraine to ship grain through the Black Sea to parts of the world struggling with hunger, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday, a boost to global food security after the war launched more than a year ago drove up prices. “I […]

May 12, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Representatives John Larson (D-Conn.), Mark Takano (D-Calif.), and Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) reintroduced the bicameral Respect, Advancement, and Increasing Support for Educators (RAISE) Act, legislation that would boost teacher compensation by putting tax money back in their pockets and help diversify the teaching workforce. […]

Legendary rapper and business mogul Snoop Dogg wants to own the Ottawa Senators to help grow the game of hockey in urban communities and launch a youth hockey league in the U.S., according to an interview that aired on ESPN’s First Take on Tuesday morning. Snoop Dogg announced on Instagram on Monday that he was joining the ownership […]

HANOI, April 15 (Reuters) – Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed a willingness on Saturday to upgrade bilateral ties as the U.S. seeks to balance an increasingly assertive China. In his first visit to the key southeast Asian country as the top U.S. diplomat, Blinken met Prime […]

The Jefferson Memorial is framed by emerging cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington. (© J. Scott Applewhite/AP) As the Thomas Jefferson Memorial turns 80 on April 13, its stewards are taking steps to ensure that visitors can continue to enjoy it and the beauty of the Tidal Basin where it is situated for […]

Kamala Harris’s trip to Africa, at turns eliciting deep reflection from the historic US vice president, offered a chance for her to reconnect with Black Americans whose support is crucial for her and President Joe Biden’s looming reelection bid. At the Cape Coast Castle, a former slave-trading post in Ghana, Harris delivered an emotional address […]

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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 […]

plant located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Georgia in USA. Each unit has a Westinghouse pressurized water reactor (PWR), with a General Electric turbine and electric generator, producing approximately 2,400 MW of electricity. The site is seeing the ‘rebirth’ of nuclear power in USA with the on going construction two Westinghouse made AP 1000 reactors […]

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