Biden and allies plotting 'reprisals' if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden to warn Putin in phone call that Western leaders will impose ‘significant harm’ on Russian economy with sanctions if he invades Ukraine – but will stop short of military action On Tuesday Joe Biden will speak to Russian leader Vladimir Putin by phone On Monday, Biden and the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and Italy discussed how to retaliate […]

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Handcuffing police response creating a local mental health crisis

Washington state implements sweeping police reforms to address racial inequity President of the Seattle Police Officer Guild Mike Solan discusses the reform which includes limited use of force, no tear gas, no car chases, among other ‘accountability’ regulations Mental health officials in Washington state are worried about a mental health crisis that has grown steadily during the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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Theresa May slams Government's handling of Omicron

‘You can’t keep stopping and starting the economy every time there is a new variant’: Theresa May blasts Boris’s handling of Omicron and demands the Government ‘learns to live’ with changes in Covid Theresa May said ministers could not respond to new Covid-19 variants by stopping and starting sectors  Real-world data suggests highly-evolved variant is three-and-half times more likely to […]

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White House announces US WILL boycott February's Beijing Olympics

White House announces US WILL boycott February’s Beijing Winter Olympic Games but won’t stop American athletes competing after China threatened firm ‘countermeasures’ Biden is expected to announce the diplomatic boycott this week Under the boycott US government officials would not attend the games but American athletes would still compete China’s foreign minister said that those calling for a boycott are […]

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How 'erratic' Vishal Garg became CEO of Better.com

How ‘erratic’ married father-of-three, 43, who lived in $17k-a-month Tribeca apartment, fired 900 staff before Christmas on Zoom and threatened to burn his business partner alive rose to become CEO of Better.com and put it on the brink of a $7.7B valuation Vishal Garg, the Better.com CEO who fired 900 employees during a Zoom call last week, appears to live […]

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Biden targets all-cash home deals in anti-corruption drive

By Trevor Hunnicutt and Andrea Shalal    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Monday vowed to crack down on "criminals, kleptocrats and others" paying cash for houses to launder money as part of a broader anti-corruption drive linked to this week's U.S. Summit for Democracy.    Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo, speaking at the Brookings Institution think tank, pledged an "aggressive" […]

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Russia could turn US into ‘radioactive ash’, warns pro-Kremlin TV as Biden prepares to confront Putin over Ukraine

RUSSIA could turn US into "radioactive ash", a pro-Kremlin TV show has warned as Joe Biden gets set to confront Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. It comes as Moscow is holding new military drills involving 500-plus tanks while insisting it has no plans to invade its neighbouring ex-Soviet state.  State TV channel Rossiya 1 said the video summit between Washington and […]

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