Biden hosts climate meeting amid high pressure on gas prices

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden, who has recently focused on increasing oil production to reduce rising gas priceswill pay attention to climate change Friday when he convenes a virtual meeting of some of the world’s biggest economies. Participants will include China, Germany, Saudi Arabia, the UK and the EU. Also in attendance will be Egypt, … Read more

The European Commission will decide on Ukraine’s EU candidacy

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 07:12 The European Commission is due to meet on Friday to give its fast-track opinion on Ukraine’s bid for EU candidate status, which would bring the beleaguered country closer to membership a day after a visit by the country’s most powerful leaders. block in Kyiv. Follow the FRANCE 24 liveblog for … Read more

President Biden talks about inflation and the state of the economy

President Biden talks inflation and the state of the economy – Reuters Watch CBS News President Biden spoke Thursday with The Associated Press about inflation and the state of the U.S. economy, and held a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on economic issues. CBS News senior … Read more

Women drivers in Khashoggi: the tumultuous reign of the Saudi crown prince

Riyadh: saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was portrayed by some in the West as a reformer when he became the ultra-conservative country’s de facto leader five years ago. But the honeymoon ended abruptly after dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in 2018. Here is an overview … Read more

US Senate Passes Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Combustion Stoves | Military news

The bill would benefit some 3.5 million veterans who have developed cancer and other illnesses after being exposed to the fumes. The United States Senate has approved a sweeping expansion of health care and disability benefits for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in response to concerns about their exposure to toxic burning … Read more

Trump pressured the vice president to illegally cancel the 2020 US election

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 00:38 Donald Trump pressured his vice president to agree to an illegal plot to nullify the 2020 US election and stoked a mob that put his deputy’s life in danger when he refused, officials said on Thursday congressional investigators and former administration aides. The House committee investigating last year’s attack on … Read more

White House refuses to clarify Joe Biden’s Covid status

Questions were raised a day after Biden’s top medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, tested positive for COVID-19. Washington: The White House faced intense questioning from reporters on Thursday over Joe Biden’s latest negative test for Covid-19 following a string of positive cases among senior officials with access to the president. Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre repeatedly refused … Read more

Biden administration announces $1 billion in additional military aid for Ukraine – CBS Tampa

WASHINGTON DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) – The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will provide an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine to fight Russia, a package including deliveries of additional howitzers, ammunition and coastal defense systems. US President Joe Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on … Read more

US and European unity over Ukraine begins to crack amid Russia attack

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits Ukrainian troop positions located in Bakhmut city and Lysychansk districts, Ukraine, June 05, 2022. Ukrainian Presidency | Documents | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON — There are growing signs that Western unity over the war in Ukraine may be beginning to crack as the conflict drags on and leaders … Read more