WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to step down from her leadership role after her fellow Democrats lost their majority in last week’s midterm elections positions Hakeem Jeffries – a liberal congressman from New York – as a likely top contender to lead the party for the next […]

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  Leaders of America’s biggest banks say they would follow any US directive on pulling business from China if Taiwan is ever attacked by Beijing. JPMorgan

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to Oleg Kozhemyako, governor of the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai upon his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia Far east, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. | Pool photo by Gavriil Grigorov With help from Lawrence Ukenye, Lara Seligman and Daniel Lippman Subscribe here | Email Alex Ukraine’s stunning military advance over […]

US President Joe Biden says he fears Vladimir Putin does not have a way out of the Ukraine war. Speaking in Washington DC on Monday, Biden described the Russian president as “a very calculating man” but without an exit strategy and admitted “I’m trying to figure out what we do about that”. He said Mr […]

Exxon Mobil Corp. announced yesterday it will cease operations at a major oil and gas project in Russia, joining other energy companies that have shunned the country after its invasion of Ukraine. The decision came as a coalition of countries opted to release oil from their reserves to stabilize world prices and the Biden administration […]

Dec 3 (Reuters) – U.S.-listed shares of Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com and other Chinese firms fell on Friday as ride-hailing giant Didi Global Inc’s (DIDI.N) decision to delist from the New York Stock Exchange added to worries over stricter regulatory scrutiny at home and tense Sino-U.S. relations.

It’s a story of two Brooklyns. Kings County led the town’s huge population development over the previous decade with a 9.2 p.c bounce — larger than another borough, based on knowledge launched by the U.S. Census Bureau. But there’s a stark demographic divide behind that enhance. White residents noticed their ranks climb by 8.4 p.c […]

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