Doubts reign on Russian oil price cap- POLITICO

Doubts reign on Russian oil price cap- POLITICO

A working session at the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. | Stefan Rousseau – Pool/Getty Images Russia’s military assault on Ukraine is wreaking havoc on energy markets, dragging US and European leaders into an economic quagmire that is upending plans to address climate change. Just one example: Leaders of the wealthiest industrial … Read more

China cuts travel quarantine but retains zero-Covid approach

China cuts travel quarantine but retains zero-Covid approach

The nation has some of the world’s strictest entry requirements, mandating most inbound travelers to spend at least 14 days at a government quarantine facility followed by seven days of isolation at home. On Tuesday, the National Health Commission said incoming visitors need only spend seven days at a quarantine facility and three days at … Read more

Trump tries to explain the Jan. 6 testimony against him

Trump tries to explain the Jan.  6 testimony against him

Throughout the testimony presented in the Jan. 6 select committee hearings, former President Donald Trump, who may yet face criminal charges stemming from the emerging evidence, has sought to shape public perceptions about the Republican witnesses who have appeared. During some of the testimony, such as Tuesday’s blockbuster appearance by former White House aide Cassidy … Read more

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

PARIS (AP) – The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists who terrorized Paris in 2015 was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the deadliest peacetime attacks in French history. The special terrorism court also convicted 19 other men involved in the assault … Read more

Russia steps up attacks in Ukraine after landmark NATO summit

Russia steps up attacks in Ukraine after landmark NATO summit

NATO brands Russia most ‘significant and direct threat’ Ukraine lauds ‘difficult but essential decisions’ by NATO Putin: Russia will respond to NATO moves in Finland, Sweden Russian missile attacks intensify across Ukraine MADRID/KYIV, June 30 (Reuters) – Russia pressed on with its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after NATO branded Moscow the biggest “direct … Read more

FACT SHEET – US Defense Contributions to Europe> US Department of Defense> Release

FACT SHEET – US Defense Contributions to Europe> US Department of Defense> Release

The United States responded swiftly and effectively in close cooperation with our NATO Allies to the European security crisis brought about by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. The US contributions to the Alliance’s response were enabled by the substantial forces that we had already stationed in and deployed to Europe, including robust prepositioned equipment and stocks, … Read more

Home robots are here, but they still can’t do much

Home robots are here, but they still can’t do much

Amazon’s Astro home robot Amazon Electronics companies have for years paraded around flashy, futuristic prototypes of consumer robots. They’ve pointed to a not-too-distant future where people will have roaming robot helpers around their home that can do the dishes or even act as a personal masseuse. So far, few of those predictions have panned out, … Read more

Trump tries to explain the Jan. 6 testimony against him

Trump tries to explain the Jan.  6 testimony against him

Throughout the testimony presented in the Jan. 6 select committee hearings, former President Donald Trump, who may yet face criminal charges stemming from the emerging evidence, has sought to shape public perceptions about the Republican witnesses who have appeared. During some of the testimony, such as Tuesday’s blockbuster appearance by former White House aide Cassidy … Read more