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July 7, 2023
Hong Kong CNN — As US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gears up Friday for two days of meetings with officials and economists in Beijing, she has a tough job: to stabilize a fractious relationship that worsened this week when China retaliated in a tech war with the United States. On Monday, China
June 21, 2023
The owner of a Hillsboro diesel vehicle repair shop will spend six months in federal prison and his shop will pay a $148,233 penalty to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for disabling pollution controls on the cars and trucks of more than 200 customers. Travis Turner, 38, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court . . […]
April 12, 2023
April 12 (Reuters) – Colorado farmers will be able to legally fix their own equipment next year, with manufacturers like Deere & Co (DE.N) obliged to provide them with manuals for diagnostic software and other aids, under a measure passed by legislators in the first U.S. state to approve such a law.
March 31, 2023
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine(CNN) Lesya Belinska is proud of her son. She stands next to Roman Belinsky at her home and hugs him with one arm. Belinsky waves her away, embarrassed. Belinsky’s face is badly disfigured from a serious combat injury. The 42-year-old was discharged from duty recently, but still wears his army uniform.
March 28, 2023
(CNN) As a child, Robin Rue Simmons didn’t know the Evanston neighborhood she called home was an area where Black families were once forced to live. Rue Simmons grew up just north of Chicago in Evanston’s 5th Ward, where banks refused to give mortgage loans to Black families until 1969.
February 14, 2023
Turkey is reeling from the destruction left behind by the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1939. The numbers of the dead and injured—which continue to rise in both Turkey and neighboring Syria to more than thirty-five thousand at last count—are shocking and difficult to comprehend. It’s harder still to imagine on a human […]
September 22, 2022
A key player in the Global South OGS industry is the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), which operates as an independent, not-for-profit industry association. GOGLA was established in 2012 and has over 180 members, for whom it provides advice and support. In partnership with the World Bank, GOGLA also hosts the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum […]
May 31, 2022
Credits Claudia Chwalisz has been leading the OECD’s work on innovative citizen participation and the future of democracy since 2018. She was part of the small group of experts who designed the permanent Paris Citizens’ Assembly as well as the Ostbelgien Citizens’ Council. Imagine you receive an invitation one day from your mayor, inviting you […]
May 3, 2022
Sen. Sherrod Brown and Reps. Marcy Kaptur and Tim Ryan joined with labor leaders to support a proposed plan to build a shipyard in Lorain that could repair U.S. Navy submarines during a May 2 rally at the Black River Landing. The Bartlett Maritime Plan would be a joint public/private venture that, if approved, could […]