Larry Summers: WH Antitrust Efforts to Fight Inflation Are 'Science Denial'
Larry Summers: WH Antitrust Efforts to Fight Inflation Are 'Science Denial'

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers asserted on Sunday that the antitrust program by President Joe Biden to combat inflation was a form of ''science denial.''

Biden Authorizes Some Transactions With Taliban to Keep Aid Flowing to Afghanistan
Biden Authorizes Some Transactions With Taliban to Keep Aid Flowing to Afghanistan

The United States formally exempted on Wednesday U.S. and U.N. officials doing permitted business with the Taliban from U.S. sanctions to try to maintain the flow of aid to Afghanistan as it sinks deeper into a humanitarian crisis. It was unclear, however, whether the move would pave the way for proposed U.N. payments of some $6 million to the Islamists for security.

Israel Pushes for Better Iran Deal Amid Military Buildup
Israel Pushes for Better Iran Deal Amid Military Buildup

Israel’s defense minister said Thursday he hopes a better nuclear deal will come out of upcoming talks between world powers and Iran, but that Israel is hedging its bets and building up its military capabilities.

US Discussing Joint Reserves Release With China, Taking Aim at OPEC+
US Discussing Joint Reserves Release With China, Taking Aim at OPEC+

Governments from some of the world's biggest economies said they were looking into releasing oil from their strategic reserves, after a rare U.S. request for a coordinated move to cool global energy prices ahead of a meeting of major oil-producing nations.

US Discussing Joint Reserves Release With China, Taking Aim at OPEC+
US Discussing Joint Reserves Release With China, Taking Aim at OPEC+

Governments from some of the world's biggest economies said they were looking into releasing oil from their strategic reserves, after a rare U.S. request for a coordinated move to cool global energy prices ahead of a meeting of major oil-producing nations.

Biden Bars Nicaraguan President, Officials From US
Biden Bars Nicaraguan President, Officials From US

President Joe Biden this week announced that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and officials in his government are restricted from entering the United States due to "the suppression of human rights and democracy," in the country.

Companies Ordering Robot Workers at Record Numbers Over Labor Shortages
Companies Ordering Robot Workers at Record Numbers Over Labor Shortages

North American companies ordering for robotic "workers" in record numbers to alleviate the continuing labor shortage in hopes of keeping their operations competitive, according to a trade group involved in the robotic industry.

Camilla 'Hasn't Stopped Talking About' Biden Breaking Wind at Summit Reception
Camilla 'Hasn't Stopped Talking About' Biden Breaking Wind at Summit Reception

President Joe Biden, at a reception hosted by Britain's royal family to mark the global climate change summit's opening night, reportedly farted so loudly it made the Duchess of Cornwall blush.

China Military, Nuke Buildup Worries Pentagon, Lawmakers
China Military, Nuke Buildup Worries Pentagon, Lawmakers

China's military buildup and push to develop nuclear-capable missiles is on full display for the world to take note, and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, says it is "clearly challenging" the United States.

US General Vows to Continue Air Strikes Supporting Afghan Troops
US General Vows to Continue Air Strikes Supporting Afghan Troops

The United States will continue air strikes in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban, a top US general said Sunday, as the insurgents press on with offensives across the country.

Putin Reviews Naval Parade, Touts Russia's Hypersonic Weapons
Putin Reviews Naval Parade, Touts Russia's Hypersonic Weapons

President Vladimir Putin used a Navy Day parade to deliver his latest reminder of Russia’s military muscle, touting the nation’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at a ceremony in his hometown of St. Petersburg.

Interview: Premier: Iraq Doesn't Need US Combat Troops
Interview: Premier: Iraq Doesn't Need US Combat Troops

Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their redeployment will depend on the outcome of talks with U.S. officials this week.