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Today in History | Taiwan News

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 19, the 78th day of 2022. There are 287 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On March 19, 1945, during World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the aircraft carrier USS Franklin off …

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What is the effect of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on the Nord Stream 2 project?

Germany has interrupted the process of customs clearance of the Russian natural gas supply pipeline, the construction of which cost nearly 11 billion dollars. Germany has interrupted the process of customs clearance of the Russian natural gas supply pipeline, the construction of which cost nearly 11 billion dollars. The story …

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley SLAMS Biden’s leadership as war in Ukraine drags on

Nikki Haley, former United Nations ambassador to the United States, criticized President Joe Biden’s leadership in the Ukraine conflict on Sunday and said it was “absolute madness” that the country continued to buy Russian oil after Vladimir Putin launched an invasion last month. In an interview with FOX Business’ Maria …

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UK revokes visas for Belarus basketball team over Minsk’s involvement in Ukraine invasion

In the years leading up to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, US lobbyists raked in millions of dollars from Russian banks and financial firms by paying to advance their interests in Washington. Now, in the wake of the Russian invasion and new sanctions announced by President Joe Biden, many of these …

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Last war in Ukraine: UK to double forces in Estonia as NATO bolsters eastern flank

The United States has joined the EU and the United Kingdom in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, as part of a new sanctions package intended to strengthen the response of the West to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the sanctions …

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Blinken says meeting with Lavrov canceled after Russia moves to Ukraine

CNN — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has canceled a scheduled meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva this week, he announced on Tuesday, in the latest sign that diplomatic channels with Russia over the Ukraine are closing rapidly. “Now that we see the invasion starting and …

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Eurozone growth rebounds, led by France, as prices soar – business live | Business

Hello and welcome to our ongoing coverage of the global economy, financial markets, eurozone and business. The week started on a calmer note with news that US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to meet to discuss the Ukraine crisis. French President Emmanuel Macron has …

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War fears mount as Putin oversees drills, Zelensky meets allies

Published on: 02/19/2022 – 03:12Amended: 02/19/2022 – 03:11 Moscow (AFP) – The Russian leader will oversee major military exercises along Ukraine’s borders on Saturday, further escalating tensions after Washington said Moscow would invade within days, and Ukraine’s president traveled to Europe to drum up support. Artillery bombardment in eastern Ukraine …

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Why the Russia-Germany Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is important

The Ukrainian crisis seems to have taken a turn, with Russia declaring that it has withdrawn troops from the border, but an elephant remains in the room. Called Nord Stream 2, it is an undersea gas pipeline linking Russia to Germany, but is seen by some as a geopolitical weapon. …

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Nord Stream 2 will not become operational if Russia attacks Ukraine – POLITICO

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warned on Tuesday that the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline would not become operational if Russia attacked Ukraine. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program about potential sanctions against Russia, Borrell said it was “pretty reasonable and quite clear” that Nord Stream 2 “won’t” …

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War, peace, stalemate? The coming week could decide the fate of Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Even if a Russian invasion of Ukraine doesn’t happen in the next few days, the crisis is reaching a critical inflection point with European stability and the future of East-West relations hanging in the balance. A convergence of events over the coming week could determine whether the impasse …

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There’s good news and bad news for the Child Tax Credit

It seems that federal scholarship borrowers ready who are in default can breathe a huge sigh of relief. As reported by CNBCthese individuals won’t have to worry about having their enhanced Child Tax Credit refunds seized by the Department of Education this tax season. While the federal government’s pause on …

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Nord Stream gas pipeline could be targeted by Russian sanctions

Nord Stream II, a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Germany, could become the target of US sanctions if Russia carries out an invasion of Ukraine, experts have said. “Nord Stream could certainly be targeted, and they could expand export controls and expand enforcement of existing sanctions. All of that can …

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Russian bombers fly over Belarus amid Ukrainian tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia sent a pair of long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus on Saturday amid growing tensions over Ukraine. The Russian Defense Ministry said the two Tu-22M3 bombers trained to interact with the Belarusian air force and air defense during a four-hour mission. The flight …

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Nord Stream shows that the economy must align with security

The Nord Stream 2 public gas pipeline is designed to pump gas from Russia to Germany without having to transit through Poland or Ukraine. While Nord Stream 2 was completed in 2021, final certification from the German government is required before it can begin operation. From Moscow’s perspective, bypassing two …

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Biden meets with European leaders on threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine

WASHINGTON- US President Joe Biden is meeting virtually Monday afternoon with key European leaders over the lingering threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine as he plans to send several thousand US troops to the Baltics and Europe from the east. Biden has not decided to move US military equipment …

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President Biden announces nominees for ambassadors and key roles

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Elizabeth Bagley, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federative Republic of Brazil Jane Hartley, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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US says Cruz’s Nord Stream 2 sanctions plan would undermine united front

WASHINGTON, Jan.6 (Reuters) – The US State Department has said a bill pushed by Republican Senator Ted Cruz to impose sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline would undermine the united front in response to Russia, a spokesman Ned Price said Thursday. . “Our concern is that, if passed, the …

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Borrell to not discuss Nord Stream 2 during Ukraine visit

The European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell declined to address the subject of Nord Stream 2 during his visit to Ukraine. The head of European diplomacy told Polish newspaper PAP. Borrell said they were now focusing all of their efforts on defusing tensions …

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Waterbury leads Washington County in new COVID-19 cases – Waterbury Roundabout

As the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus spreads rapidly across the country and in Vermont, cases statewide and locally this week have reached the highest levels of the pandemic. Thursday updated Vermont Department of Health data reported a record 1,352 new cases for Wednesday across Vermont, surpassing the previous …

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4 things student loan borrowers should know about the extended payment break

Victoria Popova | iStock | Getty Images Good news this holiday season for student loan borrowers is that they will have three more months before they have to start making payments again. The payment break, which has been in effect since March 2020, was due to expire on January 31, …

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Germany warns Russia costs would be high if Moscow invades Ukraine

German ministers reiterated EU warnings that Russia would face tougher sanctions in the event of military aggression against Ukraine, which they said could also prompt Berlin to rethink its cooperation with Moscow on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The renewed warnings come as Kiev and its Western supporters accuse …

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Russian aggression puts Kiev and Nord Stream 2 in danger

A Ukrainian soldier on the front line December 8, 2021 in Marinka, Ukraine. An accumulation of … [+] Russian troops along the border with Ukraine have heightened concerns over Russia’s intention to invade. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman / Getty Images) Getty Images Nord Stream 2 (NS2), Europe’s most controversial infrastructure …

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West could exclude Russia from SWIFT and sanction Nord Stream, Latvia says

West could exclude Russia from SWIFT, Latvia says West could sanction Nord Stream, Latvia says NATO must strengthen its eastern flank, Latvia says Will Putin invade Ukraine? Try astrology, says Latvia LONDON, December 7 (Reuters) – The West must send a strong message to Russia to deter it from invading …

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Coronavirus News Live Updates: Pondicherry makes COVID19 vaccination compulsory on Union territory with immediate effect

!1 new updateClick here for the latest updates The Indian army will participate in the 11th edition of the exercise “EKUVERIN” between India and the Maldives which will take place on the island of Kadhdhoo, in the Maldives, from December 6 to 19: Ministry of Defense Javed Akhtar mourns the …

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Omicron: world on high alert over new variant of coronavirus

The new, potentially more transmissible mutation was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia, the UK, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Czech Republic and Hong Kong. Israel is banning all foreigners from entering the country in response to Omicron’s fears, authorities said on Saturday. The ban, …

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US announces new Nord Stream 2 sanctions against Russia-related entity and ship

The State Department told Congress it had designated a vessel and a “Russian-related entity” called Transadria Ltd. use energy supply as a lever for Europe. Blinken said the report to Congress and the sanctions were in line with the requirements of the Protecting Europe Energy Security Act 2019. “Today’s report …

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Germany, France, UK and US share ‘growing concern’ over Iranian nuclear activity

Leaders of Germany, France, UK and US expressed “grave and growing concern” over Iran nuclear program after meeting on the sidelines of Group of 20 summit in Rome . The four leaders said Iran “has stepped up the pace of provocative nuclear measures, such as the production of highly enriched …

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Prime Minister says ties with France are on the ‘way back’ | Canberra weather

news, latest news Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Franco-Australian diplomatic relations were returning in the right direction after a phone call with President Emmanuel Macron. Mr Morrison spoke to his French counterpart on Thursday for the first time since Australia canceled a $ 90 billion submarine deal with Naval Group …

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US Treasury hampered by Cruz’s appointment holds, officials say

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, October 6, 2021. Photo taken on October 6, 2021. REUTERS / Evelyn Hockstein / File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct.11 (Reuters) – The US Treasury is held hostage by Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s efforts to …

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French President Emmanuel Macron to meet US President Joe Biden at G20, hopes to re-engage after Aukus pact

US President Joe Biden speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron. (To file) Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he hoped to bridge a gap with his US counterpart Joe Biden when they met in Rome in late October, saying he wanted longtime allies to work together “in good …

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French Foreign Ministry confirms meeting between Le Drian and Blinken on October 5

PARIS (UrduPoint News / Spoutnik – October 05, 2021) The meeting between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take place on Tuesday, and leaders will discuss actions to restore confidence between nations, confirmed the French Foreign Ministry. In mid-September, France was taken …

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Alexander Vindman talks Ukrainian roots, Trump-Zelensky phone call, Nord Stream 2 – KyivPost

Kyiv Post Classics Trump’s Russia Forges Ukraine-US Ties Posted September 25. Updated September 25, 3:50 p.m. In this file photo taken on November 19, 2019, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, then an expert on the United States National Security Council, is sworn in before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 25, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. France reacted with fury to American, Australian and British training plans a new defense pact in the Pacific. France was not invited to join. Australia is …

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Boris Johnson news: PM arrives in Washington to meet US President Joe Biden

US and UK attempt to limit damage with France following nuclear sub-crisis Boris Johnson hailed Joe Biden’s new pledge to double US financial assistance to help developing countries tackle the climate crisis, as he arrived in Washington DC for talks with the US president. Speaking ahead of the UN’s Cop26 …

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US-France dispute casts shadow over UNGA summit week – srn news

UNITED NATIONS: Tensions between Western allies cast a shadow over the start of the week’s UN summit on Monday with France furious over canceled mega-contract but US President Joe Biden addressing European grievance by easing restrictions travel document. Biden arrived in New York on Monday for his first UN General …

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Failed international submarine deal leaves France betrayed: NPR

The USS Missouri, pictured in Hawaii earlier this month, is one of the US Navy’s nuclear-powered submarines. The US, UK and Australia signed a partnership last week that will provide Australia with eight nuclear-powered submarines. Chief Mass Communication Specialist Amanda R. Gray / US Navy via AP hide caption toggle …

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The United States defend their partnership with the United Kingdom and Australia after the “brutal” decision of the French explosion

(CNN) – U.S. officials are backing a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines after French officials expressed frustration over the deal’s effect on an existing multibillion-dollar defense deal. The effort to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines – a major step in the fight against China as President Joe …

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Australian News Live: Government Agrees Nuclear Submarine Deal With US, UK – Live Updates | Australia News

6:21 p.m. EDT 18:21 Michael mcgowan Business owners vowing to ignore pressure from the NSW government to demand that people be fully vaccinated to enter shops, bars or restaurants are unlikely to find the law on their side, according to an expert. The prime minister said the government would “need …

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German court says EU rules apply to Nord Stream 2 pipeline

A road sign directs traffic to the entrance to the Nord Stream 2 gas line landing facility in Lubmin, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke DUESSELDORF, Aug. 25 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is not exempt from European Union rules that require the owners of …

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France says it takes time beyond August 31 for Afghan evacuations

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian delivers remarks during the unveiling of a model of the Statue of Liberty at the residence of the French Ambassador in Washington DC, United States, July 14, 2021. REUTERS / Evelyn Hockstein PARIS, Aug.23 (Reuters) – France is concerned about the August 31 deadline …

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Nord Stream 2 could be Ukraine’s silver lining. Canada can help.

Western analysts lament the end of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline saga. Undoubtedly, the near-completed natural gas infrastructure cements Germany’s energy dependence on Russia. It will also undoubtedly be militarized against Europe by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Despite the hypocrisy of the European Union (on the environment, democratic values ​​and …

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US, Germany to announce Nord Stream 2 pipeline deal in coming days

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – The United States and Germany are expected to announce in the coming days an agreement resolving their long-standing dispute over Russia’s $ 11 billion Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, have announced Monday sources familiar with the matter. US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela …

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Biden, Merkel agree Russia can’t use Nord Stream pipeline as a weapon

U.S. President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on July 15, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Pictures President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on Thursday that they will oppose …

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Steve Ballmer becomes ninth member of $ 100 billion club

One of the most exclusive clubs in the world has just welcomed a new member, with a second contender knocking on the door. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has a net worth of over $ 100 billion ($ 134 billion), making him the ninth person in the world …

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Germany, US seek resolution of Nord Stream 2 dispute by end of August – Altmaier

A road sign directs traffic to the entrance to the Nord Stream 2 gas line landing facility in Lubmin, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday he had had a productive meeting with US Energy Secretary …

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Nord Stream 2 Dispute Is ‘Solvable’ Says German Minister of Business on Trip to United States | News | DW

Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on arrival in Washington ahead of talks with Biden administration officials that he was “optimistic” that US-German diplomacy would provide “solutions” from here August. In an interview with German public radio station Deutschlandfunk, Altmaier argued that it was “too simple” to portray Germany as the …

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The completion of Nord Stream 2 is a “fait accompli”

Image courtesy of Gazprom Posted on June 7, 2021 at 6:15 PM by The maritime executive After refusing to take coercive measures to shut down Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Congress on Monday that “the physical completion of the pipeline was … a …

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COVID Vaccine Updates: Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces New Record COVID Positivity in New York

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new statewide new COVID positivity rate on Sunday. The seven-day average positivity is 0.52%. It has gone down for 62 consecutive days. “With the hot weather coming across the state, it is extraordinary to see New Yorkers making sure …

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Nord Stream 2: the first section of the pipeline is completed, according to Putin | News | DW

Speaking to a world business forum in St. Petersburg, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday announced the completion of work on the first line of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline crossing the Baltic Sea between Russia and Germany. “Today (…) the laying work of the first Nord Stream …

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Nord Stream 2 is no different from the annexation of Crimea

President Volodymyr Zelensky sees the similarities between the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and the illegal occupation of Crimea by Russia, and believes that the Russian side will use Nord Stream 2 as a lever to realize its interests in the Donetsk regions and of Luhansk. “I …

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Biden received funding from leading Russian lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 donated

President Biden and his allies raised campaign funds from a major Russian lobbyist in 2020, just months before his administration’s decision to remove sanctions against a controversial company building a Russian pipeline to Germany. Richard Burt, managing partner at McLarty Associates and former US ambassador to Germany during the Reagan …

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Biden received money from Russian lobbyist ahead of Nord Stream 2 giveaway

President Biden and his allies raised campaign funds from a major Russian lobbyist in 2020, just months before his administration’s decision to remove sanctions against a controversial company building a Russian pipeline to Germany. Richard Burt, managing partner at McLarty Associates and former US ambassador to Germany during the Reagan …

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Biden condemns attacks on American Jewry as ‘despicable’

US President Joe Biden and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (not pictured) hold a joint press conference after a day of meetings at the White House in Washington, USA, May 21, 2021. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst US President Joe Biden on Monday condemned violence against Jewish communities in the United …

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US spares Germany’s ally in sanctions over Nord Stream pipeline – The Journal Record

By: Associated Press May 21, 2021 The Biden administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Russian companies and ships for their work on a European gas pipeline that the United States categorically opposes, but President Joe Biden angered many Democratic and Republican lawmakers by choosing to not to punish the German …

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Biden administration holds Nord Stream 2 Senate briefing after sanctions waivers rejected

Officials in President Joe Biden’s administration agreed to inform U.S. Senate committee staff on Monday of its decision to waive certain sanctions related to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, after some lawmakers – some of Biden’s Democratic colleagues as well as Republicans – have questioned the decision. “They will be …

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US and Germany still at odds over Nord Stream 2

WASHINGTON, April 28 / TASS /. Washington and Berlin do not agree on their approach to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, but that does not affect relations between the two allies, a senior US administration official said. During a press appeal on national security and foreign policy during …

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Nord Stream 2 crisis: “Mini-Merkel” Laschet will not resist Russia, warns a former MEP | Politics | New

Germany: Laschet faces ‘battle’ to become chancellor, expert says And Hans-Olaf Henkel said the current Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia will struggle to gain traction with voters, just months before the close September federal election in which a poll this week has placed his party behind the Greens and their …

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Français: The verdict in the Chauvin case was a drop of hydration in a desert of injustice | Antonio French

“Man dies after medical incident while interacting with police,” read the initial statement from the Minneapolis Police Department. The ministry told the public that on Monday, May 25, shortly after 8 p.m., officers responded to a report of an ongoing fake. “Two officers arrived and located the suspect, a man …

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US Senate committee proposes bill to help Ukraine, lobbies Nord Stream 2

The pipes of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea are stored at a site in the port of Mukran in Sassnitz, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke / File Photo The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday introduced a bill to provide assistance …

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Germans know Nord Stream 2 is a ‘disgrace’ – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, with on-the-ground coverage by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of The Capitals, be sure to take a look at the interview with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: “Repressions are …

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Retirement planning under a Biden administration

The election of Joe Biden as president could pave the way for many changes in the retirement planning landscape. As of this writing, some races in the US Senate are still undecided, so the ultimate balance of power in the Senate can certainly affect the content and implementation of these …

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Stimulus checks could arrive as early as next week

This Friday, March 12, President Joe Biden is expected to sign the bill that will officially launch actions associated with his administration’s $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief program, a plan intended to propel the country’s economy at the time. that she is struggling to recover from the devastating crisis. impacts …

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Nasdaq surges 3.7%, most in four months, as Big Tech soars

Tech companies propelled stocks higher on Wall Street on Tuesday, pushing the Nasdaq to its biggest gain in four months and more than offsetting a sharp slippage a day earlier. The Nasdaq jumped 3.7%, driven by gains from big tech companies like Apple, Amazon and Facebook. Despite its big day, …

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