EU maintains unity on Russia – but only narrowly – POLITICO

EU maintains unity on Russia – but only narrowly – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article EU foreign ministers struggled to present a united front against Russia on Monday, as tensions simmered behind the scenes over arms supplies to Ukraine and a proposed mission military training. As ministers gathered in Brussels for a meeting that included a chat with US Secretary of State Antony … Read more

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

The State Department has ordered the families of employees of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, to leave the country and allowed some US government employees to leave because of the potential for Russian military action. Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would have serious implications for the embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including … Read more

United States: Virginia School Districts Sue Governor’s Mask Order | News on the coronavirus pandemic

Mask mandates in schools have become the latest political battleground in the United States’ fight against COVID-19, after seven Virginia state school boards sued the governor over an executive order allowing parents to opt out of masking requirements. Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, issued an order banning mask mandates after being sworn in on … Read more

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

US orders families of embassy staff to leave Ukraine amid Russian military buildup

The State Department has ordered the families of employees of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, to leave the country and allowed some US government employees to leave because of the potential for Russian military action. Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would have serious implications for the embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including … Read more

Halliburton increases its dividend for the first time in more than seven years | Oil and Gas News

Halliburton increases its dividend for the first time in more than seven years |  Oil and Gas News

The oil shortage is proving to be a boon for the world’s leading provider of hydraulic fracturing services. Shale oil companies are using almost all available fracking equipment and crews as exploration expands, accelerating cost inflation and signaling worsening supply chain disruptions in the industry. North American oil drillers look likely to increase spending by … Read more

Minnesota Police: Poison Gas That Killed 7 Came From Furnace

Minnesota Police: Poison Gas That Killed 7 Came From Furnace

Authorities say a furnace was the source of carbon monoxide that killed seven members of a Honduran immigrant family living in Minnesota last month ThroughThe Associated Press January 24, 2022, 8:44 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MOORHEAD, Minn. — A furnace was the source of carbon monoxide that … Read more

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder wanted on spying charges, can challenge US extradition to UK Supreme Court

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder wanted on spying charges, can challenge US extradition to UK Supreme Court

London – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won the first stage of his effort to overthrow the UK on Monday decision that opened the door to his extradition to the United States to stand trial for espionage. The High Court in London has granted Assange leave to appeal the case to the UK Supreme Court. But … Read more

Trump ‘still owns’ the Republican Party

Trump ‘still owns’ the Republican Party

Center for American Studies CEO Professor Simon Jackman said Donald Trump “still owns” the Republican Party. “Right now I think everything points to Trump running again,” Prof Jackman told Sky News Australia. “Trump still owns the Republican Party, or at least that assumption is supposed to be so true that no one really wants to … Read more

Cruise ship ends trip to Bahamas to avoid US arrest warrant

Cruise ship ends trip to Bahamas to avoid US arrest warrant

An entertainer was among hundreds aboard the Miami-bound Crystal Symphony cruise ship when it abruptly ended its trip to the Bahamas on January 23 after a US court ordered the vessel seized for more than millions dollars in unpaid fuel costs. Footage taken by Elio Pace shows the Crystal Symphony docked in Bimini in the … Read more

European markets eye Fed meeting, Ukraine worries

European markets eye Fed meeting, Ukraine worries

LONDON — European stocks fell on Monday as investors braced for the next U.S. Federal Reserve meeting next week and watched developments in Ukraine as tensions with Russia grew. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 3% in mid-afternoon, with technology and travel and leisure stocks plunging 5.3% as all sectors and major exchanges slipped into the … Read more