How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters A recent monkeypox outbreak across the US, Europe, Australia and the Middle East has baffled health experts and is raising concerns of a wider outbreak. As of Wednesday, there were 346 confirmed and suspected … Read more

People are leaving Hong Kong and here’s where they’re going

People are leaving Hong Kong and here’s where they’re going

They stuck it out during the 2019 political protests. Then they lasted through nearly two years of pandemic. But this year, they say they’ve had enough. Residents of Hong Kong are leaving the city in droves in 2022 – not because they want to, several told CNBC, but because Covid restrictions and what they see … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road |  Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

Despite pain at the pump, Americans are hitting the road | Business and Economy News

As petrol prices continue to break records in the United States, putting a significant strain on Americans’ wallets and threatening economic growth, analysts predict that pain at the pump will cause some demand destruction in the coming months of the US summer driving season. Oil climbed to a two-month high on Thursday on signs of … Read more

US preparing to approve long-range rocket system for Ukraine

Washington CNN – The Biden administration is preparing to step up the kind of weaponry it is offering Ukraine by sending advanced, long-range rocket systems that are now the top request from Ukrainian officials, multiple officials say. The administration is leaning towards sending the systems as part of a larger package of military and security … Read more

The West united against Russia. Will its nerve hold as prices soar?

Davos, Switzerland CNN Business – When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke by video to a packed room at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he thanked the West for its solidarity against Russia. But he also issued a warning to political leaders and business executives: Do not lose your nerve. “I would only wish … Read more

The West united against Russia. Will its nerve hold as prices soar?

Davos, Switzerland CNN Business – When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke by video to a packed room at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he thanked the West for its solidarity against Russia. But he also issued a warning to political leaders and business executives: Do not lose your nerve. “I would only wish … Read more

What is the Indo-Pacific framework, who’s in it, why it matters

US President Joe Biden formally introduced the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, or IPEF, this week during his first Asia tour, revealing Washington’s long-awaited Asia-Pacific economic strategy. It comes five years after the US unilaterally withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal signed by 12 countries in Asia-Pacific, North America and South America. With the US … Read more

McDonald’s shareholders vote on Carl Icahn proxy fight over animal welfare

Signage outside a McDonald’s Corp. fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, US, on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday morning will mark the climax of a proxy fight waged by activist investor Carl Icahn, who is pushing for two seats on the fast-food giant’s board … Read more

‘Shireen Abu Akleh’s life matters,’ Al Jazeera tells UN | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Washington, DC – Al Jazeera’s Washington bureau chief has called on the UN Security Council to ensure the protection of journalists, urging an independent and transparent probe into the killing of the network’s veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh. Speaking at an informal Security Council meeting on Tuesday, Abderrahim Foukara said the slain journalist was killed … Read more