Geopolitics

Podcast: The Beirut Explosion, Economic Terror and the Drumbeat of War Against Hezbollah

16 hours ago   |   MintPress News

Welcome to MintCast - an interview series featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence- I'm your host Mnar Muhawesh Adley . Lebanon is reeling from a...
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Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid concerns nations are cutting corners to win the vaccine race

Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid concerns nations are cutting corners to win the vaccine race

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine for mass production. The drug - named Sputnik V in reference to Russia's Cold...
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Semiconductors are a weapon in the U.S.-China trade war. Can this chipmaker serve both sides?

Semiconductors are a weapon in the U.S.-China trade war. Can this chipmaker serve both sides?

3 days ago   |   Fortune

What a difference two months can make. In May, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. , the world's largest chipmaker, lost the business of Huawei Technologies-its biggest...
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Inside China's drive for digital currency dominance

Inside China's drive for digital currency dominance

3 days ago   |   Fortune

In the 13th century, Kublai Khan, the Mongolian emperor who founded China's Yuan Dynasty, upended monetary convention with a magisterial edict: Accept my money, or die. The...
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The Right Begins A Reckoning With Globalization

The Right Begins A Reckoning With Globalization

4 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The coronavirus pandemic has shattered a 30-year geopolitical order. What will replace it?
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Biden vs. Trump: The Battle Over US Energy Policy And Its Consequences

5 days ago   |   Forbes

US energy policy has emerged as one of the core issues in the 2020 presidential elections. The Democratic party has elevated it to its highest priority. The outcome will not...
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US health chief to visit Taiwan, a COVID-19 success story

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar said Friday he wants to learn about Taiwan's “incredibly effective” response to the cornavirus even though the island did things...
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Hong Kong's rich are moving gold out of the country on fears of what China's draconian law may do to its autonomy

Hong Kong's rich are moving gold out of the country on fears of what China's draconian law may do to its autonomy

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Hong Kong's rich are moving gold out of the capital to ward off the impact of a Draconian law, the Financial Times reported Friday. The FT said one Hong Kong based gold dealer...
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As gold strikes a record high, analysts think the rally has only just begun

As gold strikes a record high, analysts think the rally has only just begun

7 days ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Good morning, Bull Sheeters. There are...
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Kashmir's Year of Hopelessness

Kashmir's Year of Hopelessness

7 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

One year on from New Delhi's decision to revoke Kashmir's autonomous privileges, the region remains ignored and underinvested. It's difficult to see what could change the...
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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

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US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

Some 963,000 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as new jobless claims fell below 1 million for the first time since March. Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

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Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

A former president of the Boston Police Union was charged with sexually abusing a child. Read more ...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes for top quarterback spots?

There isn't much debate over the top two quarterbacks in fantasy football, but plenty of studs and sleepers have cases to be in the top 10. See our full list of 2020 fantasy QB... Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...