The Quad expands beyond naval military exercises — and China watches

Over the years, the Quad has been incorrectly called an “Asian NATO,” especially when it comes to security concerns about another big power in the region — China. The Quad, or the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, comprises four big, democratic economies: the United States, Japan, India and Australia. Over the years, the Quad has been incorrectly … Read more

US, UK, Europe, Japan will be in recession over next 12 months: Nomura

Thomas Calomiris, a third generation produce vendor, weighs an onion at Eastern Market as the US struggles with rising inflation May 20, 2022, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Many of the world’s leading economies will fall into a recession within the next 12 months as central banks move to aggressively … Read more

The best way to fight climate change is by voting

The best way to save the planet isn’t necessarily recycling – it’s stepping into a voting booth. That’s according to celebrity science educator Bill Nye, television’s “The Science Guy,” who spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, last week. “To be sure, recycling the bottles, don’t throw the plastic away [and] compost your … Read more

Philadelphia July Fourth shooting: 2 law enforcement officers shot during a July Fourth festival

CNN — Two police officers were shot during a July Fourth celebration in Philadelphia, according to city police. A 36-year-old Philadelphia Highway Patrol officer suffered a graze wound to the forehead, and a 44-year-old Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder, according to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. Both officers were … Read more

Where the experts say to put your money

Volatile markets, inflation hitting new highs and the risk of recession are making things tough for investors right now. “Looking out over the next 10 years, the forces that drove the rapid outperformance of growth over value are unlikely to repeat,” Paul Danis, head of asset allocation at Brewin Dolphin, told CNBC. “Bond yields have … Read more

U.S. flight disruptions finally ease as the holiday weekend winds down

Lighted tunnel in the United Airlines terminal, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago Illinois. Andrew Woodley | Universal Images Group via Getty Images US airline delays eased on Monday as weather improved, a relief for travelers and airlines as the July Fourth holiday weekend comes to an end. As of Monday afternoon, about 1,200 US flights were … Read more

Kristi Noem defends South Dakota’s abortion ‘trigger’ ban when asked if 10-year-old should be forced to give birth

CNN — South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem on Sunday defended her state’s abortion ban, which includes an exception when the pregnant person’s life is at risk but not in cases involving incest or rape. When asked by CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” whether children similar to a 10-year-old child abuse victim … Read more

EU airlines face strikes, struggle to find workers post-covid summer travel

Some airlines and airports are struggling with the post-covid demand for travel. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON—Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a messy time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with pent-up travel demand after Covid-19 lockdowns. Thousands of flights have been canceled and … Read more

How would a G-7 price cap on Russian oil work?

The G7 has floated the idea of ​​an oil price cap, but experts are doubtful about how effective this would be. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images The world’s seven-largest industrialized economies have floated the idea of ​​a price cap on Russian oil to further squeeze the Kremlin’s ability to fund its onslaught … Read more

Saudis Unwilling To Upset Putin As Biden Begs For More Crude

The world’s largest crude oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, continues to keep close ties with Russia while the top oil consumer, the United States, pleads with major producers—including the Kingdom—to increase supply to the market and help ease consumers’ pain at the pump. While the US and its Western allies are sanctioning Moscow and banning oil … Read more