January 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas for Five House Republicans

Lawmakers on the committee have been considering whether to recall fellow Republicans for months, wrestling with whether they have the constitutional right to do so, and debating whether they want to create such a precedent. With the hearings approaching less than a month, the committee faces a ticking clock to obtain all possible information. “The … Read more

Financial system doing well despite ‘volatility’ stresses

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on November 30, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Chancellor of the Exchequer Janet Yellen The US financial system is believed to be in good shape, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine … Read more

The US ambassador to the United Nations said that Linda Thomas Greenfield Putin “confessed he had no victory to celebrate.”

But she cautioned that the Russian leader had given no indication that he was planning to end the war in Ukraine. In the first reaction from a Biden administration official to Putin’s speech, Thomas Greenfield noted to CNN that Putin did not use his remarks to announce a withdrawal from Ukraine — which would have … Read more

When the internet knows where you live

On April 28, Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying the locations of users’ IP addresses on their profile pages and in all responses posted to the site. company framed Feature as a necessary measure to “maintain a healthy and orderly environment for discussion”. According to the official Weibo community … Read more

Xiaomi accuses Indian agency of making threats of ‘physical violence’ | Business and Economics News

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp has alleged that its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion while being questioned by India’s Financial Crimes Control Agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Department (ED) have warned the company’s former managing director in India, Manu Kumar Jain, and current … Read more

In the case of Roe v. Wade, big companies already have a precedent for action

Abortion rights activists march downtown after demonstrating outside a US federal courthouse in Tucson, Arizona, US May 3, 2022, after a draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in preparation for a majority of MPs was leaked. to overturn the landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade later this year. The photo … Read more

Soybean farmers still targeted by Chinese tariffs after 4 years

President Joe Biden chose to leave in effect the US tariffs that his predecessor imposed in 2018 on $350 billion in Chinese goods. In turn, Beijing has left its retaliatory tariffs on some agricultural products, including soybeans, and some American-made goods. Chinese tariffs are hurting American farmers by making American-grown soybeans more expensive for Chinese … Read more