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JERA warns of switching investment from Australia over lack of support

japantimes.co.jp Japan's top power generator JERA warned on Thursday that it could consider fuel purchases and investments in Asia, the Middle East and the United States if Australia does…

Russia moving Black Sea ships highlights "danger" of attacks on Crimea: UK

newsweek.com Russia has likely moved two of its missile-armed corvettes away from the Black Sea as Ukrainian strikes pose a "continued danger" to Moscow's forces around Crimea, according…

The U.S. and the ICC Have a Love-Hate Relationship

newsweek.com Washington, D.C., is a town divided, with major pieces of legislation stalled, collegiality between Republicans and Democrats virtually nonexistent, and congressional…

U.S. intelligence agencies were using generative AI 3 years before ChatGPT was released

fortune.com Long before generative AI’s boom, a Silicon Valley firm contracted to collect and analyze non-classified data on illicit Chinese fentanyl trafficking made a compelling case…

UK drones have destroyed over $1.2 billion of Russian military gear in Ukraine, says British defense secretary

businessinsider.com A Ukrainian soldier operating a drone during training in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, on May 3, 2024. Diego Herrera Carcedo/Anadolu via Getty Images UK drones sent to Ukraine…

Poland mulls shooting down Russian missiles over Ukraine

newsweek.com Poland is weighing the possibility of downing Russian missiles over Ukraine using its air defense systems. "This issue is being considered from a legal and technical point…

Russia threatens to open another Ukraine front in strategic gambit

newsweek.com Russia is reportedly massing troops at multiple points along Ukraine's northeastern border. It threatens to develop its recent incursion into Kharkiv Oblast to include an…

Mike Johnson may have to choose between Ukraine aid and his job

economist.com SPARE SOME pity for Mike Johnson, the stuck speaker of the House of Representatives. A relatively obscure congressman thrust into leadership six months ago when the…

Satyajit Das: The Economic Costs of Modern War

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. This is a fine, compact piece on the nexus among the Ukraine and Israel conflicts and their costs, both on the countries themselves and their backers. An…

NATO member blocks Russian tourists

newsweek.com Russian tourists are set to be barred from Norway, the county's justice ministry said on Thursday. Justice Minister Emilie Enger Mehl stated: "The decision to tighten the…

How Ukrainian farmers are using the cover of war to escape taxes

economist.com Since Russia began its invasion in 2022, Ukraine’s economy has shrunk by a quarter. But the ravages of war are not the only reason for the government’s reduced tax take.…

Ukrainian drone strikes are hurting Russia’s oil industry

economist.com Selling more oil at higher prices ought to be the stuff of dreams for a petrostate. But for Russia it is a sign of a new, punishing phase in its war with Ukraine. Months of…

Opinion: Make no mistake, there’s an economic war happening, and the West is losing

theglobeandmail.com George Salamis, Lieutenant-Colonel (Hon) of the Royal Westminster Regiment, is executive chair of Integra Resources, a Canadian-based mining company that develops gold and…

‘Sorry, no one is in’: few are at home for Margaret Hodge’s ‘kleptocracy walking tour’

theguardian.com Margaret Hodge, the veteran Labour MP and former minister, is on a mission to knock on the doors of multimillion-pound London properties. The luxury homes she is calling on…

Oleksandr Usyk couldn’t find sparring partners for the biggest fight of his life

fortune.com This article was originally published on May 18. This weekend marks the biggest boxing match in decades when Oleksandr Usyk faces Tyson Fury to crown the first undisputed…

China turns tables on US over Russia-Ukraine war sanctions

newsweek.com Beijing has responded after the U.S. sanctioned Chinese companies alleged to be fueling Russia's war against Ukraine, in a move one analyst told Newsweek signals China's…

Ukraine took out six Russian combat jets in eight days as Su-25 downed

newsweek.com Ukraine has destroyed several Russian jets in little over a week, according to reports from Kyiv's military, Ukrainian media and Russian sources. Since May 14, Ukraine has…

Why a second Trump term is a risk investors can’t afford to ignore

scmp.com Despite historically low unemployment, buoyant household consumption and a sharp fall in inflation since the end of 2022, Biden has been unable to convince many voters of…

Space cargo contracts offer ESA chance of relaunch, says astronaut

euronews.com Faced with fierce competition in space from the US, China and India, Europe is stepping up its efforts to secure a place in the emerging space economy by boosting the…

Russia backtracks over maritime NATO border infringement

newsweek.com Moscow has denied that it was looking to change Russia's maritime border in the Baltic Sea as stated in a now-deleted decree published on a government website, with one…

The 2050 population data that could ruin China's century

newsweek.com "Beijing's political ambitions are based on exaggerated economic forecasts, which are based on exaggerated demographic figures. The dire demographic outlook makes both…

With Ukraine losing ground, allies debate how to squeeze cash for Kyiv out of frozen Russian assets

seattletimes.com Ukraine's allies are looking for ways to squeeze money out of frozen Russian assets and use the money to help Ukraine fend off Russia's invasion.

These Are The Countries Hosting The Most Refugees

zerohedge.com These Are The Countries Hosting The Most Refugees According to estimates from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), some 36.5 million people were living as refugees under the UNHCR…

Russian media cited fake rumors of a Mossad agent named 'Eli Copter' being involved in the helicopter crash that killed Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi

businessinsider.com Women mourners attend the state-organized funeral procession of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran, Iran, on May 22, 2024 and Russian television presenter…

No more NATO "red lines" in Ukraine, Macron ally urges

newsweek.com A spokesperson for French President Emmanuel Macron's Renaissance party has told Newsweek that NATO states should stop "negotiating" with themselves over the extent of…

China's food security dream faces land, soil and water woes

aol.com China, the world's biggest agriculture importer, has set targets to drastically reduce its reliance on overseas buying over the coming decade in line with its push for food…

How Apple Wi-Fi Positioning System can be abused to track people around the globe

theregister.com In-depth Academics have suggested that Apple's Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS) can be abused to create a global privacy nightmare. In a paper titled, "Surveilling the Masses…

AI, regulation, and immigration: The tech sector’s key concerns for the European elections

euronews.com Euronews Next speaks to start-ups and tech organisations to see what they expect from Europe’s next parliament. With its innovative start-ups and world-first regulation,…

The Eurocrats Fear That Fico's Attempted Assassination Will Influence Next Month's Elections

zerohedge.com The Eurocrats Fear That Fico's Attempted Assassination Will Influence Next Month's Elections Authored by Andrew Korybko via Substack, European Commission President Ursula…

India makes rare request for refiners to join on Russia oil deal

timesofindia.indiatimes.com India has made a rare request to its state-run oil refiners and private processor Reliance Industries Ltd. to jointly negotiate a long-term supply deal with Russia,…

China Initiates Large Drills 'Surrounding' Taiwan As Warning To New President Lai

zerohedge.com China Initiates Large Drills 'Surrounding' Taiwan As Warning To New President Lai A mere few days after Taiwan’s new president, Lai Ching-te, was sworn into office at the…

Memorial Day weekend 2024 will be one of busiest for travel, AAA says: How to plan ahead

freep.com The 2024 Memorial Day weekend is on track to be one of the highest traveled since the AAA Auto Club began tracking them in 2000, with people heading out to domestic and…

China’s next shock is coming

finance.yahoo.com The EU will be forced to follow Joe Biden’s tariffs against China whether it likes it or not, otherwise Europe will alone face the concentrated trade shock from Xi Jinping’s…

Biden welcomes Kenyan President Ruto as the East African nation prepares to send police to Haiti

pbs.org President Joe Biden welcomed Kenyan President William Ruto to the White House for a three-day state visit and designating the East African nation a major non-NATO ally as it…

Only 13% of Americans knew in early May that a UK election was expected this year

today.yougov.com New YouGov surveys asked Americans about global elections happening in 2024 and what they perceive the voting experience to be in some other countries. With the exception of…

Nikki Haley endorses Trump for president

semafor.com The News Nikki Haley said on Wednesday that she’ll “be voting for Trump,” telling a Washington, DC audience that her priorities “as a voter” — including the national debt…

Netanyahu's dire ICC warnings to Americans sound a lot like Trump

msnbc.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been making the rounds on American media since the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor-general announced Monday that he’d…

Brad Paisley Set to Perform at White House State Dinner

billboard.com Grammy-winning country singer-songwriter Brad Paisley is set to perform Thursday night (May 23) at the White House State Dinner, as President Joe Biden and first lady Dr.…

Nemo’s ‘The Code’ Translates Eurovision Win Into Global Chart Debuts

billboard.com Another edition of Eurovision Song Contest – the pan-European Olympics of pop songwriting – has come and gone, but the competition’s impact lingers, with six songs appearing…

Hunter Biden Claims Picture of Him Doing Drugs Was Staged Because He Smoked Crack Not Meth

mediaite.com AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden and subject of Republican congressional inquiries, is test-driving a new defense of his past…

Russia is waging a shadow war on the West that needs a collective response, Estonian leader says

pbs.org Perched on the open ramp at the rear of a British Chinook helicopter, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas flew home from the annual Spring Storm military exercises, pleased…

Ukraine has devastated Russia's Black Sea Fleet without even having a real navy. These are the Russian warships Ukraine has taken out

businessinsider.com Russian Navy frigates fire missiles during Russia's Navy Day celebration in Sevastopol in Crimea. STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images In over two years, Ukrainian forces have…

Would America dare to bring down a Chinese bank?

economist.com If any politician has the demeanour to ease tensions with Beijing, it is Janet Yellen. America’s treasury secretary comes across as a twinkly eyed professor, rather than a…

‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman’ Returns For Season 5 At Netflix With Charles Barkley & Miley Cyrus

deadline.com David Letterman is back with a couple more episodes of his Netflix talk show. The former host of The Late Show is bringing My Next Guest Needs No Introduction back for two…

Reaganomics Is on Its Last Legs

theatlantic.com Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much, but for a long time, they agreed on this: the more free trade, the better. Now they agree on the opposite: Free trade has gone…

The tiny republic of San Marino is alarmingly friendly to Russia

economist.com EMMANUEL Goût has a long record of involvement with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The 65-year-old Frenchman has acted for some of Russia’s leading energy groups and helped set up…

Uniting The World With Tech: Philcoin’s Mission To Bridge Global Divides

thecryptobasic.com It’s 2024 yet 736 million people live in extreme poverty (World Bank), and 3.6 billion people lack access to basic healthcare (WHO). This shows that traditional philanthropy…

What Would A Taiwan Conflict Look Like After Ukraine?

247wallst.com “War,” wrote Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz, “is a mere continuation of policy by other means.” On War may have been written in the 19th century, but the…

Map shows biggest fans of US around the world

newsweek.com Kosovo, Poland and Israel rank among America's biggest fans, according to data compiled by Gallup. The data comes from a series of surveys conducted by the pollster in more…

US actor in Kyiv details mine problem facing Ukraine

newsweek.com Ukraine's economy, and its ability to support its war effort against Russia, may be fatally compromised by extensive mining across the country, U.S. actor Misha Collins…

British PM Rishi Sunak calls election, with his Conservatives at risk of a heavy defeat

nbcnews.com Create your free profile or log in to save this article Create your free profile or log in to save this article LONDON — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called a new…

U.K. Prime Minister Calls Shock Summer Election

hollywoodreporter.com The British prime minister and leader of the U.K. Conservative Party, Rishi Sunak, has officially called a general election in what is set to be a historical year for global…

Crimea under threat as Russians fret over Ukraine's new "floating MLRS"

newsweek.com Russian military bloggers have expressed concerns over Ukraine's repurposed maritime drones fitted with multiple-launch rocket systems that have been touted by a leading…

A US rule on weapons has Ukraine fighting with one hand tied behind its back

businessinsider.com A US-provided M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launches a rocket at Russian positions on Dec. 29, 2023 in Ukraine. Photo by Serhii Mykhalchuk/Global Images Ukraine…

Indian Imports of Russian Oil Surge to Nine-Month Peak

asiafinancial.com Indian imports of Russian oil hit a nine-month high last month after shipments by non-sanctioned tankers operated by Russia’s largest shipping company Sovcomflot got…

The Top 10 States by Real GDP Growth in 2023

visualcapitalist.com The Top 10 States by Real GDP Growth in 2023 This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on iOS or Android and discover incredible data-driven…

Russian attacks on Ukrainian power grid force Kyiv into rolling blackouts ahead of peak demand

pbs.org Sustained Russian attacks on Ukraine’s power grid in recent weeks have forced leaders of the war-ravaged country to institute nationwide rolling blackouts. Without adequate…

Fact Check: Were mystery "pillars of light" observed in sky over Japan?

newsweek.com Congress' recent support for investigating unidentified sightings in American skies has led to excitement as well as some disappointing results for UFO enthusiasts across…

The Most Dangerous Cities in the World

247wallst.com Considering safety is important when you are traveling whenever possible. We’ve compiled a list of the most dangerous cities. These data come from World Population Review…

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