A world within. A state apart.
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021
Cayman Islands News
Add Your News
Russia Bans Top Biden Officials As Tensions Soar
Attorney General Merrick Garland, Biden's chief domestic policy advisor Susan Rice and FBI chief Christopher Wray would be barred, the foreign ministry said.
Japan Prime Minister Biden's First Guest With Push On 5G, Climate, China
Opening his visit by meeting Vice President Kamala Harris, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga echoed Biden's language in saying the nations' relationship is "connected by universal values such as freedom, democracy and the rule of law."
US Announces $1.7 Billion To Fight Covid Variants
The funding comes from a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package passed last month and will help the United States come up to speed on genomic surveillance, an area in which it has lagged behind badly relative to other advanced countries.
Finland Offers To Host Putin-Biden Summit: President's Office
"When it comes to this possible meeting, the readiness of Finland to organise it has been presented to both Washington and Moscow," a spokesman for the president's office told AFP by email.
"Terrorism Far From Over": China's Concern Over US' Afghan Pull-Out Plan
Beijing also slammed Washington for linking the withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan to focus more on the threats posed by China, saying the fight against terrorism is in the common interest of all parties, including the two coun...
USA: House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations
House Committee votes to further consider paying trillions of dollars in reparations for 40M descendants of black slaves . Measure is "intended to begin a national conversation about how to confront the brutal mistreatment of African Ame...
CIA Chief Flags 'Significant Risk' After US Troops Exit From Afghanistan
Burns' testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee underscored a key risk inherent in Biden's decision to pull remaining US forces out, given the enduring presence of al Qaeda and Islamic State militants in the country.
S.Korean battery makers agree $1.8 billion settlement, aiding Biden's EV push
South Korean battery makers LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation Co agreed on Sunday to settle disputes over electric-vehicle (EV) battery technology, avoiding a potential setback for U.S. EV ambitions.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson mocks himself as he responds to poll about presidency
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has responded to a poll that said 46% of Americans want him to be president – and he’s not ruling it out.
Joe Biden And Other World Leaders Are Paying Tribute To Prince Phillip Following His Death
“At the Queen’s side or trailing the customary two steps behind,” wrote former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, “Prince Philip showed the world what it meant to be a supportive husband to a powerful woman.”
Biden is picking up where Trump left off as US readies itself for a titanic tech cold war with China
America’s addition of more Chinese companies to its entity list shows it’s now being used as a vehicle of geopolitical containment. Coupled with a new $110bn tech bill, it proves the US is worried about being overtaken by Beijing.
Biden to take first limited steps on gun control, including on 'ghost guns' and pistol braces
President Joe Biden will take his first, limited actions on gun control Thursday, directing his administration to tighten restrictions on so-called ghost guns and pistol stabilizing braces that allow the weapons to be used more accurately.
Bad Apple? Global Chip Shortage Delays iPad, MacBook Production As Crisis Set To Worsen, Report Says
The news comes amid the global chip crunch leading to a sharp decrease in production across numerous sectors, including automotive, consumer elections and medical devices, among others.
World leaders are making progress on a huge global tax overhaul
For years, world leaders have been trying to launch a historic overhaul of global tax rules, aiming to tackle an unwieldy system rife with loopholes long exploited by big business. That goal may finally be in sight.
CEOs like Jeff Bezos are grappling with new political realities
The political forces governing Washington have changed dramatically this year, with Democrats in control of both the White House and Congress. That's forcing some of the country's most powerful corporations to rethink their approach to c...
Jeff Bezos comes out in support of increased corporate taxes
As the White House considers raising taxes on corporations for the first time in more than 25 years, the head of one of America's largest companies is backing such a plan.
UK Covid Variant Now Most Common Strain In US
The strain, known as B.1.1.7, was identified in Britain last fall and has since been detected in 52 jurisdictions in the United States, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told reporters at a Wh...
Reduced Use of Dollar in Transactions Is Reaction to Geopolitical Situation, Russian Deputy FM Says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov earlier said that the risks posed by US sanctions need to be alleviated by switching to alternative currencies and moving away from using the dollar, and underlined the need to switch to payments in...
Millionaire New Yorkers are now set to pay the highest taxes in the country
Gov. Andrew Cuomo finalized a proposal Tuesday that puts a 13.5% to 14.8% local and state tax on New York City's highest earners.
Marijuana legalization is sweeping the US. See every state where cannabis is legal.
New York just became the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana. Cannabis is legal for medical purposes in 36 states.
The ultimate guide to US marijuana legalization: The key dates to know, and which stocks could benefit the most
New York and New Jersey are moving to legalize marijuana, and Democrats in Washington back cannabis too.
The ugly truths in Hunter Biden's book 'Beautiful Things'
When Joe Biden was vice president, and was mourning the death of his older son Beau, he was also trying to keep his younger son Hunter alive.
US on Brink of Another COVID-19 Surge - Top Pandemic Expert Fauci
The United States is on the brink of another COVID-19 surge despite leading the world in vaccinations against the virus, top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci warned on Tuesday.
UK Has "Significant Concerns" Over Russian Activity On Ukraine Border
In a phone call to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, Johnson "reaffirmed his unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity," his office said in a statement.
Add Your News