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  • Deadly Child Labor Could Be Huge Obstacle for Biden’s Goal of an Electrified American Road June 10, 2021 3:05 am The Epoch Times A class-action lawsuit on behalf of a group of mothers and children from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) against five U.S.-based Big Tech giants may short-circuit President Joe Biden’s plans to electrify American transportation. Biden’s American …
  • Biden and Boris Johnson will work to open a US-UK travel corridor 'as soon as possible' June 10, 2021 1:09 am Daily Mail President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will pledge to open a US-UK travel corridor 'as soon as possible' and open up Transatlantic travel restrictions when the two leaders met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday. They will …
  • Deeply divided Peru awaits the final result of the presidential vote | Election News June 10, 2021 12:03 am Justice News Flash Peruvians are still waiting for their final result National Presidential Election, Because left-wing union leader Pedro Castillo (Pedro Castillo) maintained a small advantage over right-wing Fujimori Keiko a few days after a severely polarized vote. On …
  • EU deepens commitment to supporting Intellectual Property Rights in the Caribbean June 9, 2021 11:58 pm The Voice The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has increased its support to the CARIFORUM Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation (CarIPI) project. CarIPI will increase its budget from 3.28 to 4 million Euros, to further aid regional …
  • Is BlackBerry Stock A Buy? What Fundamentals, Fund Ownership Metrics And Chart Action Say June 9, 2021 11:54 pm Auto Manufacturers Veteran traders and investors may recall how Canada's Research In Motion, which developed the wildly successful BlackBerry smartphone in the 1990s and 2000s, was a super stock. And in early 2004, BlackBerry stock, known by the ticker symbol RIMM at the …
  • Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA Finds June 9, 2021 9:25 pm SpaceRef Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions, NASA Finds Press Release From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Posted: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 As the coronavirus pandemic slowed global commerce to a crawl in early 2020, emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) – …
  • Airline CEOs urge US, UK to reopen travel routes ahead of G7 Summit: 'Follow the science' June 9, 2021 8:39 pm Fox News Brian Bolter, owner of Dry 85 in Annapolis, Maryland, spoke with FOX Business about the impact of labor shortages in the service industry.  Business leaders in the commercial airline space want the U.S. and U.K. to reopen for transatlantic travel. In a …
  • Bridging the vaccine divide will boost the global economy and save lives June 9, 2021 8:38 pm The Hill The most urgent challenge facing the world today is bridging the COVID-19 vaccine divide. As of this writing, 45 percent of the residents of the world’s richest economies have received at least one dose of the vaccine.And in a handful of countries, the …
  • ICAST: World's largest fishing tackle trade show returns to Orlando, Florida in July June 9, 2021 7:26 pm Treasure Coast Palm - Florida Reunited, and it feels so good. You'll have to forgive many in the fishing industry when they begin singing the catchy refrain from the Peaches and Herb song "Reunited" in July. This year's International Convention of Allied Sportfishing …
  • China the spectre at the feast as Biden aims to rally democracies on Europe trip June 9, 2021 6:44 pm The Guardian The unifying theme behind Joe Biden’s European tour this week is a country which will not be at any of the meetings and may not even be mentioned in the final communiques: China. Before setting out on his first foreign trip as president, Biden has made …
  • Bangladesh eyes FTA with China: commerce minister June 9, 2021 5:34 pm Big News Network DHAKA, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh has indicated its keenness to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with China, its largest trading partner, to help Bangladesh graduate from the least developed country (LDC) status. The indication was given by Bangladeshi …
  • Is Biden Trying To Sell Nord Stream 2 Approval As A Green Energy Initiative? June 9, 2021 5:27 pm Forbes Paul Gregory, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics A road sign directs traffic towards the Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility entrance in Lubmin, ... [+] north eastern Germany, on September 7, 2020. - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not …
  • The World Needs a Breakthrough Year June 9, 2021 5:16 pm The Gleaner LONDON – This year must mark a global turning point. Whereas international cooperation often failed in 2020, we now have an opportunity – and the responsibility – to usher in a new era in which a healthier, greener, safer, and fairer world is possible. The …
  • Selling Fear: CNN Echoes Jerome Powell's Absurd Climate Fearmongering June 9, 2021 3:32 pm NewsBusters CNN acted as an echo chamber for Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as he tried to spin that “profound challenges” to the global economy are coming due to climate change. CNN Business Lead Writer Matt Egan’s pro-Powell story led with a puff headline: “ …
  • Bank of England’s Haldane sees ‘pretty punchy’ price pressure, as China inflation rises – as it happened June 9, 2021 2:38 pm The Guardian Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. The UK’s competition watchdog has launched action against British Airways and Ryanair over their refusal to give refunds to people …
  • Guest Opinion: The time is now to do right June 9, 2021 1:36 pm Brainerd Dispatch - Minnesota The Brainerd Welcoming Communities Advocacy Group would like to express our concern over the local backlash against diversity, equity and inclusion training in area schools. We believe it’s critically important to understand the ways in which some have …
  • CPC reform helps world cope with challenges June 9, 2021 11:54 am Shanghai Daily The Communist Party of China (CPC) has helped the world cope with contemporary development challenges, Sylwester Szafarz, former consul general of Poland in Shanghai, has said. “During my tenure as Consul General of Poland in Shanghai I visited the site …
  • Price Hikes, Supply Shortages Challenge Construction Industry June 9, 2021 11:40 am Business West - Massachusetts Framing the Issue Few industries have been immune to the supply shortages and rising costs that have plagued the world economy over the past few months, but construction is especially vulnerable, relying heavily on materials — most notably lumber and steel …
  • US stocks end mostly higher; Wendy's becomes latest meme stock June 9, 2021 10:57 am Jamaica Observer US stock indexes meandered to another uneven finish yesterday after spending much of the day swaying between small gains and losses. The modest moves reflect a wait-and-see attitude among investors amid a light week of earnings and new economic data, …
  • Mining Magnate Likens Congo to 1950s Saudi Arabia June 9, 2021 10:12 am Rigzone (Bloomberg) -- An African nation emerging from decades of conflict and corruption holds the key to greening the global economy. That’s the view of mining magnate Robert Friedland, whose Kamoa-Kakula venture just started producing copper in the Democratic …