Visiting U.S. lawmakers sought to assure Taiwan on Thursday that the United States would stand by it in the face of pressure from China, though a bill that includes support for the island has stalled in Congress, and divisions over aid for Ukraine have fanned wider questions about Washington’s commitment to its partners.

(Bloomberg) — Chinese shares rose after policymakers took more steps to revive investor confidence, defying broader weakness in Asia following a tech-led retreat on Wall Street. Most Read from Bloomberg A gauge of Hong Kong-listed Chinese firms jumped as much as 4% before paring gains, while the CSI 300 Index of mainland shares rose 1.4%. […]

The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church denounces the Israeli aggression on Gaza as “mass genocide”. Senior Bishop Adam J. Richardson Jr., left, speaks as Bishop Anne Byfield, President of the Council of Bishops, listens during a news conference at the African Methodist Episcopal Church conference, Tuesday, July 6, 2021, in […]

CNN  —  As funding for Ukraine faces an uncertain future in Congress, the US Army has been left to foot the bill for hundreds of millions of dollars in support for Ukraine’s war effort against Russia over the last few months — and Army officials are increasingly concerned that without new funding, they will have to begin pulling money from . . .

NNA – The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church has urged the United States to “immediately withdraw all funding and support from Israel,” denouncing the Israeli aggression on Gaza as “mass genocide”. In a joint statement, the AME said the Israeli forces have cornered Palestinians in the Gazan city of Rafah […]

During a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Vice President Kamala Harris vowed that the United States would help Ukraine in its war against Russia for “as long as it takes” as fighting in the region continues and nears its second anniversary. “So, as we move forward, the President and I […] will continue to […]

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine is making a whirlwind trip through Berlin and Paris on Friday in a bid to shore up European backing at a critical moment for his country’s fight against Russia, with United States support wavering and Ukraine desperately in need of more arms. Arriving in Berlin on Friday morning, Mr. Zelensky […]

Open this photo in gallery: Aundrea Loftley and her son Andrew cast their ballot in the Democratic Primary at the Eastbridge Presbyterian Church on Feb. 3, 2024 in Columbia, South Carolina.Brandon Bell/Getty Images U.S. President Joe Biden’s re-election bid goes before voters for the first time on Saturday, when Democrats hold their . . .

If there’s one place US President Joe Biden can count on for support from Black voters, it is Toliver’s Mane Event …  Islander Source link

Despite the dismissal of a case accusing US officials of complicity in ‘genocide’ in Gaza, advocates say ruling is a victory. A United States federal court has dismissed a case accusing President Joe Biden and other senior US officials of being complicit in Israel’s alleged genocide in Gaza. Still, the court’s decision (

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