Inflation weighs on household spending in the United States – 06/30/2022 at 19:37

The shelves of a supermarket in Arlington, on June 10, 2022 in Virginia (AFP / SAUL LOEB) US household spending slowed in May due to record inflation and incomes not rising enough to offset soaring prices, which could, however, satisfy the US central bank. In May, spending rose just 0.2% from 0.6% in April and … Read more

Nuclear-Start of USA-Iran indirect talks in Qatar – 06/28/2022 at 19:58

DOHA, June 28 (Reuters) – New indirect talks between the United States and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program opened in Qatar on Tuesday, state media reported in Tehran, as Iran’s chief negotiator faltered. is interviewed by Enrique Mora, the representative of the European Union who oversees the talks. Enrique Mora plays the role of intermediary … Read more

USA-Protests in front of the Supreme Court after the revocation of the right to abortion – 06/26/2022 at 04:39

by Kanishka Singh, Trevor Hunnicutt and Gabriella Borter WASHINGTON/JACKSON, Mississippi, June 26 (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday to protest the revocation of the 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling that paved the way for the legalization of abortion in the country. The Court, where conservatives sit … Read more

USA-Companies offer to cover the travel costs of employees wishing to have an abortion – 06/25/2022 at 03:09

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – Several American companies such as Disney DIS.N and Meta META.O, the parent company of Facebook, announced on Friday that they would cover the travel expenses of their employees who would be forced to travel to have an abortion, after the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke the 1973 Roe vs. … Read more

USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and UK form group to strengthen Pacific ties – 06/25/2022 at 03:23

June 24 (Reuters) – The United States, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom have formed an informal group aimed at strengthening economic and diplomatic ties with Pacific island nations, it said on Friday. the White House. The group, called Partners in the Blue Pacific (PBP), will support Pacific regionalism and strengthen economic ties … Read more

The United States wants to radically reduce the nicotine level of cigarettes – 06/22/2022 at 04:16

A giant sculpture of a cigarette in an ashtray is displayed in New York on September 3, 2014 (GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Andrew Burton) The administration of Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that it wants to drastically reduce the nicotine level of cigarettes sold in the United States, in order to reach levels low enough to … Read more

A recession in the United States is not “inevitable”, says the secretary of the Treasury – 06/19/2022 at 19:52

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 7, 2022 (AFP/Nicholas Kamm) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that a recession was not “inevitable” in the United States, days after another hike in key rates by the US central bank raised fears of … Read more

Is recession the only remedy for inflation in the United States? – 06/16/2022 at 21:11

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell after a press conference on June 15, 2022 in Washington (AFP / Olivier DOULIERY) The specter of a recession hangs over the United States, an evil that could prove unavoidable to save the world’s largest economy from inflation. This assumption is gaining momentum after the central bank’s historic decision to raise … Read more

United States declares the Taiwan Strait an international waterway – 06/15/2022 at 07:57

USA DECLARES TAIWAN STRAIT AN INTERNATIONAL WATERWAY WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday declared the Taiwan Strait, which separates the island from mainland China, an international waterway, after Beijing claimed possession. The Taiwan Strait has been a frequent source of military tension since Chinese nationalists took refuge on the island in 1949 after … Read more

US declares Taiwan Strait an international waterway – 06/15/2022 at 04:07

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday declared the Taiwan Strait, which separates the island from mainland China, an international waterway, after Beijing claimed possession. The Taiwan Strait has been a frequent source of military tension since Chinese nationalists took refuge on the island in 1949 after their defeat by the communists. … Read more