Russia identifies new coronavirus variant as Moscow tightens restrictions amid record cases, deaths

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. Russia has reported some COVID-19 infections with a new coronavirus variant believed to be even more contagious than the Delta one amid a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths that has pushed Moscow’s authorities to reimpose lockdown measures. It is possible that… Continue reading Russia identifies new coronavirus variant as Moscow tightens restrictions amid record cases, deaths

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Temporary Relief? Mild November Weather Could Alleviate EU Gas Crisis  

Temporary Relief? Mild November Weather Could Alleviate EU Gas Crisis   Even as Europe faces a devastatingly cold winter as natural gas inventories are well below seasonal averages and unelected bureaucrats still refuse to accept the reality that Putin’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be the savior for the continent’s energy crisis, there’s a sign of relief as… Continue reading Temporary Relief? Mild November Weather Could Alleviate EU Gas Crisis  

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US Drops Tariff Threat in Digital Tax Transition Deal With European Countries

PARIS/WASHINGTON—The United States on Thursday withdrew its threat of tariffs against five European countries over their digital services taxes as part of a deal to manage the transition to a new global tax regime for large highly profitable corporations. Austria, Britain, France, Italy, Spain will get to keep their digital taxes in place until a… Continue reading US Drops Tariff Threat in Digital Tax Transition Deal With European Countries

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NATO Agrees On Plan To Caution Russia Against Increasing Hostilities

NATO Agrees On Plan To Caution Russia Against Increasing Hostilities Authored by Naveen Athrappully via The Epoch Times, NATO agreed on a new master plan on Thursday to deter Russian advances on multiple fronts amidst a new low in the relationship following the ouster of NATO-accredited Moscow envoys and reduction in the number of Russian positions… Continue reading NATO Agrees On Plan To Caution Russia Against Increasing Hostilities

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Daredevil motorist drives on top of NYPD car to escape arrest in Brooklyn: VIDEO

A daredevil driver pulled a Grand Theft Auto move to escape cops in Brooklyn by driving his car over the hood and bumper of an NYPD vehicle. The bizarre driving maneuver was caught on video and shared on social media, and the wily wheelman remained at large Thursday. Welcome to NYC 2021. @NYPDnews pic.twitter.com/4fGVlBDPc4 — NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) October… Continue reading Daredevil motorist drives on top of NYPD car to escape arrest in Brooklyn: VIDEO

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Pentagon, intelligence agencies detail climate threat to security

Reports released Thursday by the Pentagon and the U.S. intelligence community laid out in frank terms the national security threat posed by climate change, and how rapidly evolving weather patterns will impact global stability in the decades to come. The release of the documents, which was announced by the White House, comes as President Joe… Continue reading Pentagon, intelligence agencies detail climate threat to security

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Biden Abandoned Critical Mineral Reserves in Afghanistan While Thwarting Mining at Home: GOP Forum

Republicans on the House Committee on Natural Resources held a forum Oct. 22 to discuss how President Biden’s exit from Afghanistan left massive, untapped reserves of rare-earth metals, lithium, and other vital minerals in Taliban hands, potentially opening them up to exploitation by China. Speakers said the Biden administration has simultaneously worked to hinder key… Continue reading Biden Abandoned Critical Mineral Reserves in Afghanistan While Thwarting Mining at Home: GOP Forum

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NATO chief: Relations with Russia at lowest point since Cold War

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has described relations with Russia as hitting a new low following a fresh spat that saw Kremlin envoys to the alliance stripped of accreditation and NATO’s office in Moscow due to close. “It has not been… Continue reading NATO chief: Relations with Russia at lowest point since Cold War

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Why Should American Soldiers Die For Taiwan?

Why Should American Soldiers Die For Taiwan? Authored by Daniel Davis via 19fortyfive.com, Calls by U.S. leaders to extend security guarantees to Taiwan against an aggressive China are on the rise. American pundits have likewise been eager and disturbingly casual about offering up U.S. service members to go and die for Taipei.  Before taking another step down this dangerous path, however,… Continue reading Why Should American Soldiers Die For Taiwan?

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“How Dare You?” – These Countries Are The Most Committed To Coal

“How Dare You?” – These Countries Are The Most Committed To Coal The already ambitious global carbon emission reduction goals were dealt a significant blow this month as China, having recently pledged to end all future foreign coal power projects, announced that they would be further committing to domestic coal expansion – likely pushing back the year the… Continue reading “How Dare You?” – These Countries Are The Most Committed To Coal

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