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Tanks and Think Tanks: How Taiwanese Cash is Funding the Push to War with China

Tanks and Think Tanks: How Taiwanese Cash is Funding the Push to War with China

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

TAIPEI - At MintPress, we have been at the forefront of exposing how Middle Eastern dictatorships and weapons contractors have been funneling money into think tanks and...
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Chicago program provides mentorship, workforce prep for students

Chicago program provides mentorship, workforce prep for students

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

As graduation approaches for millions of college students across the country, some will likely face a tough job market. Upkey , dubbed the world's only student incubator...
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EB-5 funds sue to stop foreclosure on failed HFZ tower project

4 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Entities acting on behalf of EB-5 funds are trying to stop a foreclosure sale that would wipe away $60 million those investors plowed into a failed Manhattan tower project that...
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Number Of Migrant Children Housed In Border Patrol Tents Drops 50%

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The number of unaccompanied minors in U.S. custody continues to rise - but they're increasingly being held in government-run shelters instead of crowded Border Patrol facilities.
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Vornado sues Hongkun USA, seeking $1.1M in rent

7 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The latest tenant to be sued by Vornado Realty Trust for missing payments should know something about the importance of rent. The tenant, Hongkun USA, is a real estate firm...
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S Carolina quirky liquor laws give sour grapes to wine giant

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The biggest winemaker in the U.S. wants to open an East Coast bottling and distribution center in South Carolina, investing $400 million and hiring up to 500 people. But its...
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Top U.S. general in Middle East worries that Afghan military could collapse after troop withdrawal

7 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, is concerned that the Afghan military would collapse after American and foreign troops leave.
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Climate crisis poses existential threat to U.S. national security, Defense secretary says

9 hours ago   |   CNBC

Austin also said the nation's 18 intelligence agencies are slated to produce a report focused on the security implications of climate change.
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From slam dunk to junk: US developers face Israeli bond market reckoning

9 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

About a decade ago, the Israeli bond market emerged as an attractive source of capital for U.S. real estate companies at a time when traditional sources of financing proved...
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World leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday long enough to pledge international cooperation on cutting...
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Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax...

Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement US stocks staged a sharp reversal and moved lower in Thursday afternoon trades following a Bloomberg report that President Biden is considering nearly... Read more ...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

Summary List Placement South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech before Congress on April 28. Biden is planning to make his... Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third COVID-19 shot along with yearly doses

Summary List Placement People are likely going to need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and then annual shots, similar to the seasonal flu, said the scientist behind the... Read more ...

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives passed a bill along party lines on Thursday that would make Washington, DC the nation's 51st state. The legislation, known... Read more ...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Summary List Placement Russia on Thursday abruptly announced it's pulling troops back from Ukraine's borders, just one day after President Vladimir Putin warned that anyone who... Read more ...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US... Read more ...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Summary List Placement A blank check company backed by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly announced Thursday that it is taking online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats... Read more ...