Trade Wars

Gun tracing study involves Russia in Ukraine conflict

KYIV, Ukraine – A study of the weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine shows that Russia has systematically fueled the conflict with arms deliveries, according to a new report funded by the European Union and the German government. The study is not the first to reach this …

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White House debates to delay Biden’s plan for tariffs on major Chinese industries

The delay risks creating a deeper backlash against Democrats ahead of midterms. Companies whose manufacturing costs rose as a result of tariffs expected Biden to call off Trump’s trade wars. But Biden must also weigh those demands against his desire to appear tough on Beijing for an electorate increasingly worried …

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Edge to Hudson Yards and War Observation Deck Equipment

Hudson Yards adds yet another climbing experience. Photo: Courtesy of Edge Well, it was quick. The Summit of One Vanderbilt opened last week – in a blitz of media coverage, mirrored selfies, and LED reflections – and already it’s been eclipsed by Edge, the 30 Hudson Yards observation deck that …

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Soaring cotton prices delight producers caught in China’s ban

“It’s the trio of price, acres and availability of water, and we see them all. They don’t happen very often. On Tuesday, December ICE cotton futures rose 0.2% to US $ 1.087 a pound. While prices have stabilized in recent sessions, they remain at levels not seen since 2011, when …

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George Kerevan: Why this week’s budget will be a smokescreen for the Conservatives’ real plans

WARNING: This Wednesday brings Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s latest budget. The warning lies in this: to this day Sunak has printed money to spend as if there is no tomorrow. Or rather, the Bank of England did it on his behalf. Some £ 895 billion was invented at the push of …

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How Dune shaped the Star Wars saga

Bene Gesserit and the Jedi Dune‘s Bene Gesserit, an ancient religious order of women who manipulate and organize galactic events behind the scenes, have likely been an inspiration to Jedi (and Sith) like Akira Kurosawa’s honorable samurai. Operating as spies, religious leaders and even scientists, the influence of the Bene …

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China-linked disinformation campaign accuses Covid on Maine lobsters

In mid-September, Marcel Schliebs, a disinformation researcher at the University of Oxford who had been following messages that Chinese diplomats and state media had been broadcasting on Twitter for 18 months, spotted the emergence of a surprising theory. the origin of the coronavirus. Zha Liyou, the Chinese Consul General in …

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Connectivity between Central Asia and South Asia may depend on relations between Pakistan and the United States

When the United States left Afghanistan, they took their money with them. Fortunately, the leaders of Central and South Asia – Uzbekistan and Pakistan – had already planned to connect the regions to increase trade and opportunities. In July, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met …

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