Russia says Finland joining NATO would be a threat

Russia says Finland joining NATO would be a threat

This post was originally published on this site  A Kremlin spokesman said on Thursday that Finland joining NATO would threaten Russian security and do nothing for the security alliance. “As we have said many times before, NATO expansion does not make the world more stable and secure,” Dmitry Peskov said,...

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Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

Biden’s Covid Summit Aims to Bolster Pandemic Fight

This post was originally published on this siteThe meeting is meant to reinvigorate the crisis response as vaccination and testing rates lag and many countries try to put the pandemic behind them.

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Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court

This post was originally published on this site By Andrew Zhang, The Texas Tribune May 11, 2022 A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a Republican-backed Texas law that prohibits large social media companies from banning users over their political viewpoints. The decision hands a win to Republicans who have...

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California ban on selling semi-automatic guns to young adults overturned

California ban on selling semi-automatic guns to young adults overturned

This post was originally published on this site California’s ban on the sale of semi-automatic weapons to adults under the age of 21 violates the country’s constitution, a US federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. California has in recent years passed several laws tightening the regulation of firearms, which, according to...

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More ‘blowback’ for Putin as Finland applies for NATO membership

More ‘blowback’ for Putin as Finland applies for NATO membership

This post was originally published on this site In yet another major blow for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Finland’s president and prime minister have now said that their country intends to apply for NATO membership. In a joint statement released Thursday, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna...

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Stock futures fall after inflation report

Stock futures fall after inflation report

This post was originally published on this site   Stock futures traded lower early Thursday morning after the latest CPI data showed inflation was still on the rise. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 64 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.2%...

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