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Syria’s President Assad sworn in for fourth term with 95% of vote

Inauguration follows election dismissed by US, UK and other countries as ‘neither free nor fair’President Bashar al-Assad took the oath of office for a fourth term in war-ravaged Syria on Saturday, after officially winning 95% of the vote in an election dismissed abroad.It was the second presidential poll since the start of a decade-long civil war that has killed almost half a million people and battered the country’s infrastructure. Continue reading...
Tags: China, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Bashar Al Assad, Assad, US UK


UK ‘very interested’ in hosting US Space Force radar station

RAF chief says system to track objects up to 22,000 miles from Earth is ‘incredibly important’An American space force plan to develop a global monitoring system to track objects up to 22,000 miles from Earth could establish radar stations in the US, UK and Australia.The head of the RAF, Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Wigston, is in the US for talks over the plans, and said on Saturday the British were “very interested” in the project and hosting one of the American radar stations. Continue readin...
Tags: Space, UK, Australia, US, UK News, Earth, Surveillance, US military, Raf, US UK, US Space Force, RAF Air, Michael Wigston


Citibank, JPMorgan, and other banking giants are facing a potential class action lawsuit over ripping off clients on currency trades, report says

Getty/Chris Hondros Allegations of currency-trade manipulation are bubbling up into a potential class-action suit against several big banks. The banks, which include UBS, Barclays, Citibank, and JPMorgan, are accused of colluding to rig prices in the foreign-exchange market. In sum, banks have paid north of $12 billion in fines over FX rigging. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Allegations of currency-trade manipulation are bubbling up into a potent...
Tags: UK, London, Banks, US, Trends, Markets, Bbc, Fraud, Hsbc, Foreign Exchange, European Commission, Citibank, Financial Times, Jpmorgan, US UK, Chris Hondros


Cimarron Firearms Welcome Rocker, Laura Wilde, to their Influencer Circle ~ VIDEO

Rock and Roll guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Laura Wilde with her Cimarron Firearms .357 Nickle Pistolero.  Fredericksburg, Texas (Ammoland.com) – Cimarron Firearms, recognized as the leader in quality and authenticity in Old West replica firearms, announces Laura Wilde will be working with the Cimarron team as their newest influencer. Laura Wilde is an Australian-born musician, singer, and songwriter, now residing in Los Angeles. She has played as part of the house band for Australia’s “...
Tags: Usa, UK, Nbc, Guns, Australia, America, Los Angeles, Revolver, Ac Dc, Zakk Wylde, Ac, Laura, Ted Nugent, Melbourne Australia, US UK, Old West


Congratulations to Philip Bobbitt, KBE

Akhil Reed Amar Readers of this blog may be interested to learn that Philip Bobbitt, the Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence at Columbia University, was recently awarded an honorary knighthood by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.  What follows are excerpts from the June 8 announcement, and an additional note of appreciation.  *** The British Consulate-General in New York is pleased to announce that Professor Philip Chase Bobbitt has been made an honorary Knight Commande...
Tags: UK, New York, London, US, America, Austin, Britain, United States, United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, Oxford, Tony Blair, Columbia University, North America, Biden, Columbia Law School


G7 members will spend 'hundreds of billions' on infrastructure to rival China's Belt and Road initiative, according to a US official. China says G7 proposals are doomed to fail.

President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Kevin Lamarque/Pool via AP Photos G7 members plan to announce an international spending initiative to rival China's Belt and Road. They will be "collectively catalyzing hundreds of billions of dollars," a US official said. Proposals amounted to "bloc politics," and were "doomed to fail," said China's Foreign Ministry. See more stories on Insider's business page. Presi...
Tags: Silk Road, Asia, Europe, White House, China, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Beijing, European Commission, Road, Biden, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Foreign Ministry


Meeting Queen Elizabeth II comes with a detailed list of dos and don'ts, and there have been plenty of gaffes in the past

• Jill Biden will meet with Kate Middleton in England this week • Watch: First lady's jacket sends a different message than Melania's • A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship
Tags: England, News, Stories, Kate Middleton, Elizabeth Ii, US UK, Jill Biden, Melania


UK Politicians Are Increasingly Fighting The Culture Wars

As in the US, UK politicians are wading in to debates about statues, history, and the culture that defines the country. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, UK, Issues, US UK, 06.09.21


McConnell was asked about Trump and 2022. His answer is hilarious

• Live updates: Biden says US and UK reaffirmed 'special relationship' with revitalized Atlantic Charter • A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship
Tags: UK, News, US, Atlantic, Stories, Biden, Trump, US UK, McConnell


Biden: US and UK reaffirmed 'special relationship' with revitalized Atlantic Charter

• • A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship
Tags: UK, News, US, Stories, Biden, US UK, Atlantic Charter


These are the people attending Biden and Johnson's bilateral meeting

• 'Jill from Philly' meets the Queen • A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship
Tags: News, Stories, Johnson, Biden, Philly, US UK, Jill


US and UK expected to commit to opening up travel

• Photos: Biden's first trip abroad as president • A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship
Tags: UK, News, US, Stories, Biden, US UK


A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship

In style and in substance, President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are two very different men leading two countries whose relationship makes up one of the most important global alliances.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Stories, Boris Johnson, US UK


Boris and Biden: A diplomatic odd couple faces pressure to define the US-UK relationship

In style and in substance, President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are two very different men leading two countries whose relationship makes up one of the most important global alliances.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Boris Johnson, Biden, Boris, US UK


Portugal delays Lisbon lockdown easing – as it happened

This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here:See all our coronavirus coverage 12.05am BST This blog is now closed. You can find the latest Covid stories here: 11.19pm BST Boris Johnson and Joe Biden will draw comparisons with Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt by signing a new Atlantic charter in an attempt to show UK and US leadership can frame a post-Covid order in the same way the 1941 charter signed by the two leaders prefigured a new world order after...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, US, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, Winston Churchill, Portugal, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Biden, Lisbon, US UK


Coronavirus: Industry dismisses US-UK moves to reopen travel

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson agree to set up a taskforce to ease restrictions.
Tags: UK, News, Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, US UK


Why the biggest global boom since World War II won't be good for everyone, according to the World Bank

Shoppers at Sarojini Nagar Market on June 7, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times/Getty Images The global economy will grow 5.6% - the most in 80 years - in 2021, the World Bank said Tuesday. Yet emerging economies will largely fall behind due to debt pressures and slow vaccination. Advanced economies must help with vaccination and policy support to avoid worsening inequalities, the World Bank said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The strongest economic ...
Tags: China, US, Trends, World Bank, World Bank Group, New Delhi, US UK, Kose, David Malpass, Malpass, Ben Winck, Ayhan Kose, Sarojini Nagar Market, Sanjeev Verma Hindustan, World Bank Prospects Group


United, Delta, and American Airlines call for Biden to lift restrictions and approve transatlantic travel between the US and UK

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby. Chip Somodevilla: Getty Images Airline bosses have called for restrictions on US-UK travel to be relaxed in a joint statement. United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are among the six carriers calling for a travel corridor. Airlines have suffered record losses since the start of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airline bosses have called the opening of a travel corridor between the US and UK amid both countries' "world-lead...
Tags: Transportation, UK, London, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Boris Johnson, Airlines, Biden, Heathrow Airport, United, Jetblue, British Airways, Airline


United, Delta, and American Airlines call for Biden lift restrictions and approve transatlantic travel between the US and UK

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby. Chip Somodevilla: Getty Images Airline bosses have called for restrictions on US-UK travel to be relaxed in a joint statement. United Airlines and Delta Air Lines are among the six carriers calling for a travel corridor. Airlines have suffered record losses since the start of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airline bosses have called the opening of a travel corridor between the US and UK amid both countries' "world-lead...
Tags: Transportation, UK, London, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Boris Johnson, Airlines, Biden, Heathrow Airport, United, Jetblue, British Airways, Airline


10 Things in Politics: Trump haunts Biden's DOJ

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.No that's not rain; it's cicadas.Here's what we're talking about:Trump may be gone, but his administration's legacy hangs over the Justice DepartmentVice President Harris told Guatemalan migrants 'do not come' to the USThese are the 7 federal judges helping to decide the fate of the Capitol riotersOne thing to watch for: Co...
Tags: Amazon, Post, Washington, Senate, Russia, US, Trends, Georgia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Getty Images, Canada, Philippines, House, The Times


'Absolutely critical to both countries': US, UK airlines urge lifting of travel restrictions

Airlines offering transatlantic flights say COVID vaccination rates and COVID case counts support border reopenings in time for summer travel.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, US UK


US reputation as leading global power harmed by Covid response, poll shows – live

Findings compare with US perception that influence abroad has risenJoe Biden to meet world leaders at G7 in Cornwall this weekClimate crisis ‘to shrink G7’s economies twice as much as Covid’ 4.21pm BST While Joe Biden prepares for his first foreign trip, in which one of the first agenda items include meeting with Boris Johnson to affirm the US’s “special relationship” with Britain, Johnson has decided to make it clear that he doesn’t care all too much about the term “special relationship”. D...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Washington, France, Germany, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Britain, Democrats, United States, US politics, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson


Boris Johnson got annoyed when Biden mentioned the US's and UK's 'special relationship' because he thinks it makes Britain look needy, report says

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden. Getty Biden mentioned the US-UK "special relationship" on a call with Johnson, The Atlantic reported. Johnson told Biden he didn't like using the term, an aide to Johnson said. Johnson thinks it makes his country look weak and needy, the report said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics newsletter. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was upset that President Joe Biden referred to the "special relationship" between the US and the ...
Tags: Politics, UK, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Britain, Winston Churchill, News UK, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Michigan, Johnson, Biden


Boris Johnson got annoyed when Biden mentioned the US and UK's 'special relationship' because he thinks it makes Britain look needy, report says

A composite image of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden. Getty Biden mentioned the US-UK "special relationship" on a call with Johnson, The Atlantic reported. Johnson told Biden he didn't like using the term, the outlet said. Johnson thinks the term makes his country look weak and needy, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was upset that President Joe Biden referred to the "special relationship" betwe...
Tags: Politics, UK, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Britain, Winston Churchill, News UK, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Michigan, Johnson


Biden to affirm US-UK special relationship at G7 meeting with Johnson

President also expected to discuss post-Brexit difficulties in Northern Ireland with the prime ministerJoe Biden has issued a statement pledging to affirm his “special relationship” with Britain when he meets Boris Johnson at this week’s G7 summit in the UK and discuss matters including the impasse in Northern Ireland.In an article for the Washington Post published on Sunday before his first foreign travel trip as president, Biden wrote: “In the United Kingdom, after meeting with Prime Minister ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Washington Post, International Trade, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Britain, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Biden, G7, US UK


The bomb threat that Belarus cited to divert the Ryanair plane was sent 24 minutes after the pilots were first told it existed, report says

The Ryanair that was intercepted and diverted to Minsk, Belarus. PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP via Getty Images Belarus diverted a Ryanair flight on Sunday, and arrested an outspoken dissident who was on board. Belarus claimed it received a bomb threat via email from Hamas and informed the pilots. But the email was sent 24 minutes after Belarus alerted pilots of the supposed threat, per The Daily Beast. See more stories on Insider's business page. The supposed bomb threat that Belarus used to jus...
Tags: Politics, Russia, Israel, Trends, Eu, European Union, Ireland, News UK, Ryanair, Moscow, Belarus, Hamas, Sky News, Gaza Strip, Minsk, ATHENS Greece


Russia's intelligence chief suggested without evidence that the US and UK orchestrated the SolarWinds hack that breached US government agencies

SVR chief Sergei Naryshkin speaking to the BBC. BBC US intelligence agencies suspect Russia is behind the SolarWinds hack on federal agencies last year. But on Monday, Russia's head of foreign intelligence suggested the UK and US itself might have been behind it. Sergei Naryshkin didn't give evidence or explain why the US would hack its own agencies. See more stories on Insider's business page. The head of Russia's foreign intelligence service (SVR) suggested without eviden...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Vladimir Putin, Gchq, Nsa, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Cyberattack, Edward Snowden, News UK, Apt


We don’t talk about Israel in my family so I have to talk about it here

Everyone in my family holds a different view about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. I used to track my site traffic like Google was my fortune teller. The top three countries for my audience were always US, UK, and Australia. The next few countries changed a lot, but often Israel was number four. My family is so used to fighting about the Israelis that we even fought about the reason for my large Israeli readership. How do I feel about the Palestinians? I fall on the far end of horrified by ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Australia, Israel, US, Careers, Diversity, New York Times, Gaza, Middle East, Al Jazeera, Biden, Economist, Copley Square, Isreal, US UK


Home birth information seeking in US, UK during COVID-19 pandemic

What The Study Did: O nline search data were used to assess changes in home birth information seeking across the United States and United Kingdom during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: Science, United States, United Kingdom, US UK


Nearly 140,000 PlayStation 5 consoles have been sold by re-sellers on StockX, a popular shoe resale website

A customer in Japan buys the Sony PlayStation 5 in November, 2020. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images Nearly 140,000 PlayStation 5 consoles have been re-sold through StockX, the company said. It's been over six months since the PlayStation 5 launched, and it's still nearly impossible to buy. Despite regular restocking, PS5 consoles sell out instantly through Sony and major chains. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over half a year after the launch of the P...
Tags: Gaming, Japan, UK, Entertainment, Sales, Trends, Eu, Playstation, Sony, Boston Dynamics, US UK, Resellers, Ben Gilbert, StockX, Hiroki Totoki, Tech Insider