Regions: Western Hemisphere

Nikkei Asia | June 29, 2022

Ukraine latest: U.S. to deploy more troops, air power to Europe

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

Gulf states willing to host Israeli sensors for air-defense network: Sources

An Israeli Air Force F-35 Lightning II fighter jet performs during a graduation ceremony of Israeli Air Force pilots at the Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern…

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The Hill, International | June 29, 2022

‘Brittney matters’: Wife of WNBA player imprisoned in Russia calls for public pressure to secure release

The wife of WNBA star player Brittney Griner, who has been imprisoned in Russia for four months, is asking for the public to help push for her release ahead of…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

SCOTUS just quietly slashed your Sixth Amendment rights

The Supreme Court’s recent assault on our rights has gone far beyond Roe and Dobbs. The Supreme Court quietly issued a 6-3 ruling recently on Shinn v. Martinez Ramirez, siding…

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US DOD News | June 29, 2022

Then and Now: The Changes Between Two NATO Madrid Summits

At the NATO summit in Madrid, alliance leaders — including U.S. President Joe Biden and alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg — stress that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has changed…

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Maritime Logistics Professional | June 29, 2022

USACE Galveston Taps eTrac for $13M Hydrographic Surveying, Mapping Contract

The shared capacity, indefinite delivery contract will support USACE Civil Works projects to help advance navigation safety, dredging, flood control and hurricane response.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Trump and Jan.6 epitomize America’s history of us vs them

In yesterday’s surprise hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to Donald Trump’s then Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified that Trump knew the crowd was armed with guns, knives,…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony is too incriminating for the DOJ to ignore

Any congressional oversight hearing that seeks to convince an audience of something new must have both style and substance. Recognizing that their work is anything but a typical congressional oversight…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Nikki Haley attending Iowa fundraiser amid 2024 speculation

Nikki Haley is slated to attend a fundraiser in Iowa on Thursday, prompting fresh speculation that the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is eyeing her own presidential bid…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

A lesson for Republicans: Voter access is good politics

As the nation watches the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack lay out the details of its investigation, there is a consistent thread in witness testimony from the…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

To limit greenhouse gas emissions, improve the way we measure them

The need to address climate change has reached a new level of global urgency. President Biden recently hosted his third Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) to build on the…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

What is COVID-19 'rebound'? CDC explains phenomenon affecting Fauci, some Paxlovid users

(NEXSTAR) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert, said Tuesday that he experienced a recurrence of symptoms after taking the Pfizer’s oral antiviral medication Paxlovid as…

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Nikkei Asia | June 29, 2022

Fujifilm to pump $1.5bn into biopharm in U.S. and Europe

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Powell: Global economy is in a ‘new world’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in a Wednesday speech said the global economy has entered a “new world” when it comes to inflation, while insisting the Fed would stick toward…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 29, 2022

Happy 92nd Birthday (June 30) to Thomas Sowell, one of the greatest living economists

One of my two all-time most favorite economists — Dr. Thomas Sowell — turns 92 tomorrow, he was born on June 30, 1930. Here is Thomas Sowell’s webpage and here…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Despite appearances, the Russia sanctions are working

In an era of instant gratification, it is perhaps not surprising that some foreign affairs commentators are expressing doubts about the effectiveness of the Western sanctions imposed on Russia since…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Biden praises Erdoğan for allowing Finland, Sweden to join NATO

President Biden praised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday for dropping objections to the bids by Sweden and Finland to join NATO.   “I want to particularly thank you for…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

These are the least independent states in the US: report

Story at a glance Kentucky was followed by Louisiana, Mississippi, Alaska, and South Carolina, respectively. In comparison, Utah, Colorado, and Massachusetts ranked among the top five most independent states. The…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

The Hill’s 12:30 Report — White House aide’s testimony rattles Washington

To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: ; To receive The Hill's 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: --> A midday take on what's happening in…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Snapchat unveils subscription plan

Snapchat revealed on Wednesday that it will now offer Snapchat+, a subscription plan providing a collection of "exclusive, experimental, and pre-release features" for $3.99 a month. "This subscription will allow…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Washington and Seoul should intensify joint exercises to call Kim Jong Un’s bluff

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un loves to keep everyone guessing. It’s not just about when or whether he will order the North’s seventh underground nuclear test. Now the guessing…

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

US increasing troop presence in Europe, while new NATO strategy eyes China

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets with the President Joe Biden during the Madrid Summit. (NATO) WASHINGTON: In the span of 24 hours, NATO has cleared the way for Sweden…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

In appeal, Alabama says access to gender-affirming care not 'deeply rooted in our nation’s history'

Story at a glance Alabama this week argued that the state has more authority than parents to regulate gender-affirming medical care for transgender children. State officials including Alabama Attorney General…

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The Journal of Commerce (JOC) | June 29, 2022

Frontloading by US retailers driving inventory buildup

As US consumer sentiment fell to record lows in June, some retailers are sitting on higher inventory than expected heading into peak shipping season.

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Breaking Defense | June 29, 2022

House appropriators advance commercial space tracking with funding bump

A nighttime lights image from 2020 of the contiguous U.S. from the NOAA/NASA Suomi-NPP satellite’s Day-Night Band. (Image: Earth Observation Group, Payne Institute for Public Policy, Colorado School of Mines.)…

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