Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind. And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

Biden’s IRA has left Europe blind.  And overtaking can lead to 2 big mistakes

US President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The European Union is working against the clock to build a program to rival President Joe Biden’s unprecedented climate subsidies. But it will run into two major problems in the process. The EU has long been asking … Read more

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

The US and the Philippines agree to an increased US military presence

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United States and the Philippines on Thursday announced plans to expand the U.S. military presence in the Southeast Asian nation, with access to four additional bases, to counter China’s increasingly aggressive moves against Taiwan. to startle and in the disputed South China Sea. The agreement was reached while US Secretary … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

Australia removes the British monarchy from its banknotes

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is removing the British monarchy from its banknotes. The country’s central bank said on Thursday that the new $5 bill would feature an indigenous design instead of an image of King Charles III. But the king is still expected to appear on coins. The $5 note was Australia’s only surviving … Read more

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

Biden Proposes Junk Fee Bill To Cut Hidden Fees For Credit Cards And Concert Tickets

CNN — President Joe Biden announced new advancements on his administration’s “competitive agenda” on Wednesday, specifically targeting unwanted fees while calling on Congress to pass legislation targeting hidden fees across multiple industries. These costs could “pull hundreds of dollars a year out of the pockets of hard-working American families, especially people who are already struggling … Read more

NATO chief wants more ‘friends’ as Russia and China draw closer

NATO chief wants more ‘friends’ as Russia and China draw closer

TOKYO (AP) — China’s growing assertiveness and cooperation with Russia poses a challenge not only to Asia but also to Europe, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday as he called for stronger cooperation and more “friends” for the NATO in the Indo-Pacific region. . Stoltenberg said China is increasingly investing in nuclear weapons and … Read more

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

The war’s longest battle exacts a high price in ‘heart of Ukraine’

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Visitors used to browse Bakhmut’s late 19th-century buildings, enjoy strolls in the rose-lined lakeside park and savor the sparkling wines produced in historic underground caves. At that time, this city in eastern Ukraine was a popular tourist destination. Not anymore. The longest battle of the Russian war has turned this city … Read more

Eurozone inflation January 2023 print ahead of ECB interest rate meeting

Eurozone inflation January 2023 print ahead of ECB interest rate meeting

Inflation in the Eurozone eased in the last two months of 2022, but the economic indicator is still well above the European Central Bank’s 2% mandate. Jeff Groenberg | Universal Image Group | Getty Images Inflation in the Eurozone fell for the third consecutive month in January on the back of a sharp fall in … Read more

Following tank pledges, Ukraine seeks Western fighter jets

Following tank pledges, Ukraine seeks Western fighter jets

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is urging its Western allies to supply it with fighter jets, a week after winning pledges of advanced modern tanks to help it beat back the Russian invasion force after nearly a year of fighting. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov was due to be in Paris on Tuesday to discuss … Read more

Pfizer falls on gloomy guidance as company braces for covid vaccine turnaround

Pfizer falls on gloomy guidance as company braces for covid vaccine turnaround

Font size Pfizer said it expects Covid-19 vaccine sales to fall to $13.5 billion by 2023. Mario Tama/Getty Images Pfizer on Tuesday set guidance for fiscal year 2023 well below consensus figures from Wall Street, dampening investor expectations ahead of what is expected to be a sharp drop in sales of Covid-19 products. Shares fell … Read more