Month: May 2022

Germany to vote against EU plan to label nuclear as green but won’t sue

BERLIN — Germany will vote against the European Commission’s controversial “taxonomy” proposal that classes nuclear energy as green but won’t…

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In Orbán’s obstruction, some EU capitals see useful delay of oil embargo

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán may ultimately take a payoff to back the European Commission’s plan to sanction Russian oil,…

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Fury in Belfast as DUP vetoes power-sharing and shuts Stormont

BELFAST — When is a 62-25 parliamentary vote not good enough for victory? When it’s the Northern Ireland Assembly and…

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Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO

Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO

Finnish soldiers participate in a training exercise with participating forces from the UK, Latvia, US, and Estonia, in Niinisalo, Finland,…

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Western allies diverge over Ukraine war aims

War aims change, shaping and reshaping as fortunes ebb and flow on the battlefield, combatants become weary or emboldened, and…

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<div>Through Struggle, Bolivia Became the Center of the World</div>

Through Struggle, Bolivia Became the Center of the World

Bolivian foreign minister Rogelio Mayta says that anywhere people are fighting against imperialism and neoliberalism can’t be considered part of…

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Through Struggle, Bolivia Became the Center of the World
<div>The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse</div>

The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse

Starbucks and Amazon are running parallel union-busting campaigns across the country, willfully violating labor law in a desperate attempt to…

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The Union-Busting Crime Wave at Starbucks and Amazon Is Getting Worse
Why Anita Hill wants us to take the long view on the Supreme Court

Why Anita Hill wants us to take the long view on the Supreme Court

Anita Hill in New York City in 2020. | Getty Images for Audible “The Supreme Court is only as good…

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The world’s biggest wave, explained

The world’s biggest wave, explained

And how it has transformed a Portuguese town. For centuries, Nazaré, Portugal, was just a small village known for its…

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<div>Is This the Beginning of the End for Crypto?</div>

Is This the Beginning of the End for Crypto?

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin took huge nosedives this week. Unfortunately, we aren’t living through the end of crypto — but hopefully…

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Is This the Beginning of the End for Crypto?

Greek transparency agency removes migration report over data breach

ATHENS — Greece’s National Transparency Authority (NTA) was forced on Friday to remove a report on migrant pushbacks in the…

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Zelenskyy: Macron asked Ukraine to make concessions to help Putin save face

French President Emmanuel Macron asked Ukraine to make concessions on its sovereignty to help Russian leader Vladimir Putin save face,…

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Turkey not ‘positive’ about Finland, Sweden bids to join NATO, Erdoğan says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Friday his country doesn’t like the idea of Finland and Sweden joining NATO. Finland’s…

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EU lands new law to fight off hackers in critical sectors

EU lands new law to fight off hackers in critical sectors

Faced with a flurry of cyberattacks, the European Union is asking its critical sectors to harden their defenses. Early on…

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<div><cite>The Staircase</cite> Is the Natural Next Step in Our True-Crime Watching Spree</div>

The Staircase Is the Natural Next Step in Our True-Crime Watching Spree

True crime has come a long way from the cheap, lurid days of America’s Most Wanted. The new HBO Max…

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UK sanctions Putin’s ex-wife and alleged girlfriend

LONDON — Britain has sanctioned close relatives and friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin believed to have hidden his personal…

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