Politics

CDC urges older Americans to get booster shots as hospitalizations soar

Shana Alesi administers a second COVID-19 booster shot to Army veteran Robert Hall at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on April 01, 2022 in Hines, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week urged older Americans to get a Covid booster shot to increase their protection against the …

CDC urges older Americans to get booster shots as hospitalizations soar Read More »

Elon Musk visits Brazil’s Bolsonaro to discuss Amazon plans

JANUARY RIO (AP) – Tesla and SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk met with Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday to discuss connectivity and other projects in the Amazon rainforest. The meeting, held in a luxurious resort in Sao Paulo state, was organized by Communications Minister Fábio Faria, who has said he is seeking partnerships …

Elon Musk visits Brazil’s Bolsonaro to discuss Amazon plans Read More »

McDonald’s exiting Russia after 32 years is the end of an era

Soviet customers stand in line outside the just opened first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union on January 31, 1990 at Moscow’s Pushkin Square. Vitaly Armand | Afp | Getty Images It was 4 am and a trickle of Russians had already started lining up outside the building in the freezing winter cold, hours before opening …

McDonald’s exiting Russia after 32 years is the end of an era Read More »

Tesla boss Elon Musk blasts Biden, Democrats on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday blasted the Biden administration and Democrats on Twitter, as the world’s richest man doubled down on his vow to vote for Republicans. Musk in a tweet accused the Biden administration of doing “everything it can to sideline” and ignoring Tesla, despite its dominance in the electric vehicle industry. Musk, …

Tesla boss Elon Musk blasts Biden, Democrats on Twitter Read More »

Germany’s central bank governor on rates, inflation outlook

Joachim Nagel, Germany’s central bank governor and ECB member, shares his latest thoughts on inflation and the possibility of rate hikes in the euro zone. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The ECB will soon hike rates for the first time in more than a decade, a member of the central bank’s governing council told …

Germany’s central bank governor on rates, inflation outlook Read More »

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks

TORONTO (AP) – Wireless carriers in Canada will not be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks, the Canadian government said Thursday, joining allies in banning the giant Chinese technology company. Canada had been the only member of the Five Eyes intelligence-pooling alliance not to bar or restrict use of equipment from …

Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks Read More »

House passes bill targeting alleged price gouging amid high gas prices

CNN – The House has voted 217-207 to pass a bill that gives the Federal Trade Commission the authority to investigate energy companies for alleged price gouging as prices at gas pumps nationwide hit record highs. The vote was largely down party lines with four Democrats, Reps. Kathleen Rice of New York, Stephanie Murphy of …

House passes bill targeting alleged price gouging amid high gas prices Read More »