Recession fears in the United States spread to Asia and Europe – 06/23/2022 at 13:20

US RECESSION FEARS SPREAD ASIA AND EUROPE by Jonathan Cable and Leika Kihara LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Growth in industrial activity is slowing in both Asia and Europe due to supply difficulties from the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic in China and the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, at a time when the risk of recession … Read more

The United States wants to radically reduce the nicotine level of cigarettes – 06/21/2022 at 18:34

A giant sculpture of a cigarette in an ashtray is displayed in New York on September 3, 2014 (GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Andrew Burton) The US government wants to drastically reduce the nicotine content of cigarettes sold in the United States, to reach levels low enough to prevent addiction among smokers as part of a plan … Read more

A recession in the United States is not “inevitable”, says the secretary of the Treasury – 06/19/2022 at 19:52

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 7, 2022 (AFP/Nicholas Kamm) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that a recession was not “inevitable” in the United States, days after another hike in key rates by the US central bank raised fears of … Read more

Is recession the only remedy for inflation in the United States? – 06/16/2022 at 21:11

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell after a press conference on June 15, 2022 in Washington (AFP / Olivier DOULIERY) The specter of a recession hangs over the United States, an evil that could prove unavoidable to save the world’s largest economy from inflation. This assumption is gaining momentum after the central bank’s historic decision to raise … Read more

United States declares the Taiwan Strait an international waterway – 06/15/2022 at 07:57

USA DECLARES TAIWAN STRAIT AN INTERNATIONAL WATERWAY WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday declared the Taiwan Strait, which separates the island from mainland China, an international waterway, after Beijing claimed possession. The Taiwan Strait has been a frequent source of military tension since Chinese nationalists took refuge on the island in 1949 after … Read more

Ties between China and the United States have reached a critical point – Chinese minister – 06/12/2022 at 05:01

June 12 (Reuters) – Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday it was up to the United States to improve bilateral relations as they reached a critical point. Repeating repeatedly that China only seeks peace and stability and is not an aggressor, the Chinese defense minister called on the United States to “strengthen solidarity … Read more

USA-Government to cover full cost of New Mexico firefighting – 2022-06-12 00:04

SANTA FE, New Mexico, June 12 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Saturday that the U.S. government would cover the full cost of fighting the wildfires that have ravaged New Mexico. Joe Biden traveled to New Mexico to witness the efforts being made to fight the largest wildfires ever recorded in the state. … Read more

South Korea and USA condemn North Korea’s nuclear test preparations

SEOUL, June 11 (Reuters) – South Korea’s defense minister and his U.S. counterpart on Saturday condemned North Korea’s preparations for a nuclear test, saying they threatened the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula and the international community. South Korea and the United States plan to hold larger joint military exercises to keep pressure on … Read more

In the United States, preventing overdoses has become a matter of “racial justice” – 06/09/2022 at 21:20

Used syringes, used for injecting drugs, on April 21, 2022 in Washington (AFP/Agnes BUN) In 2020, the overdose death rate among black people exceeded that of white people in the United States for the first time since 1999, according to a study published this year. Its author, Joseph Friedman, a researcher at UCLA University in … Read more