The White House is tapping Lyle Brainard and Jared Bernstein as top economic advisors

Lyle Brainard, Vice Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, before being sworn in during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday, May 23, 2022. Drago | bloomberg | Getty Images The White House is likely to appoint Fed Vice Chairman Lyle Brainard to run the National Economic Council and Jared Bernstein to lead the Council … Read more

The best startups are caught in Britain

The International Monetary Fund tends to the United Kingdom fall into a slumpInflation remains high, and there is an appreciable gloom about the UK’s economic prospects. One bright spot stands out though: the UK’s growth as a hub for startups and entrepreneurship. The amount invested in British startups has grown exponentially over the past decade, … Read more

In Haiti, gangs rule as democracy withers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Jamie Scherizer zips through Haiti’s capital on the back of a motorbike, flanked by young men in black masks and automatic weapons. While the collection of bicycles was flitted by graffiti that read “mafia boss” in Creole, street vendors selling vegetables, meat and vintage clothes on the sidewalk cast their eyes … Read more

Iran says a drone attack targeted a defense facility in Isfahan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AFP) – Bomb-laden drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan, causing some damage to the plant, authorities said early Sunday, amid escalating regional and international tensions gripping the Islamic Republic. . Iran’s defense ministry gave no information on who was suspected of carrying out the attack, … Read more

United Nations: Parts of the Internet are turning into “toxic waste dumps” of hate

United nations — “Many parts of the Internet have become toxic dumping grounds for hate and vicious lies,” warned the UN Secretary-General on the Day to Remember the Victims of the Holocaust, and urgently appealed for barriers to be put in place against hate speech. Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday that anti-Semitism is everywhere … Read more

India is a real bright spot in the midst of a global downturn: CEOs

With the 2023 World Economic Forum in Davos dominated by discussions of economic growth, or the lack thereof in most developed countries, one country is often cited as a bright spot. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said in the closing session of the event that India is doing “extremely well,” while highlighting acute challenges … Read more

Meta says it will restore Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

New York CNN – Facebook parent is dead He said On Wednesday, she will restore former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts in the coming weeks, after just over two years comment it In the aftermath of the January 6 attack on the Capitol. “Our design is that risk [to public safety] Nick Clegg, … Read more

Burning the Qur’an in Sweden angers Turkey and threatens NATO’s membership path

Sweden and Finland have taken another step to join NATO, which means that there is now nothing left but the formal ratification of the accession agreement. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images It’s now been eight months since Sweden and Finland announced their intention to join NATO, a move that upended the two … Read more

Rancher details wolf challenges in the Parks and Wildlife Painting | News

This screenshot shows rancher Don Gittleson speaking to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission. After more than a year of dealing with the threat of wolves killing his livestock, Walden-area farmer Don Gittleson has gained some hard-won perspective on where to turn for insights into wolf behavior and how to protect his livestock from them. … Read more

A Russian official warns the West of destruction because of the arming of Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — The speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament warned on Sunday that countries that supply Ukraine with more powerful weapons risked its destruction, a message that came after new pledges of armored vehicles, air defense systems and other equipment but not battle tanks Kyiv requested. Supporters of Ukraine pledged billions of … Read more