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China’s ambassador to the US warns of ‘military conflict’ over Taiwan: NPR

China’s ambassador to the US warns of ‘military conflict’ over Taiwan: NPR

Veteran Chinese diplomat Qin Gang, China’s ambassador to the US, speaks with NPR’s Steve Inskeep at Qin’s official residence in Washington, DC, Thursday. Shuran Huang/for NPR hide caption toggle caption Shuran Huang/for NPR China’s ambassador to the United States issued a warning Thursday: The US could face “military conflict” with China over the future status …

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US-UK steel and aluminum talks will end with managed trade

US-UK steel and aluminum talks will end with managed trade

font size Factor adding internal support rings to galvanized steel coils. Sean Gallup / Getty Images About the author: Gary Clyde Hofbauer Senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics For more than a century, now jointly facing Russian and Chinese threats, the United States and the United Kingdom have been feuding over the …

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US, Taiwanese vice presidents speak at rare encounter in Honduras

US, Taiwanese vice presidents speak at rare encounter in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The US and Taiwanese vice presidents had a brief conversation on Thursday at the inauguration of the new Honduran president, a rare encounter that is highly symbolic and provoking anger in Beijing at a time of simmering tension with Washington. The United States, like most countries, has no formal diplomatic …

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US judge annuls major oil lease sale over climate effect |  Climate Crisis News

US judge annuls major oil lease sale over climate effect | Climate Crisis News

Court decision casts uncertainty over the future of offshore drilling in a significant win for climate campaigners. A US judge invalidated a major oil-and-gas lease sale saying the government failed to account for its climate change effect, in a significant win for environment advocates. The decision cast uncertainty over the future of US federal offshore …

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Global gas rises to kick off long-stalled US LNG projects

Global gas rises to kick off long-stalled US LNG projects

HOUSTON (Reuters) – High global natural gas prices are breaking a two-year stalemate in new U.S. liquefied natural gas projects, with at least three of the multibillion-dollar proposals likely to achieve enough supply contracts to start construction this year. Developers and industry experts said. The Louisiana project that got the green light in 2019 was …

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The United States beat El Salvador and approached the World Cup finals

The United States beat El Salvador and approached the World Cup finals

And the goal celebration turned out to be the last moment of drama in the match. Seconds after United States defender Anthony Robinson scored what proved to be the Americans’ winning goal in their 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Thursday night, he drifted wide, punched his hands and then bounced back and grabbed his …

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John Kerry, US climate envoy, tells top polluters we must all act faster

John Kerry, US climate envoy, tells top polluters we must all act faster

John Kerry, President Biden’s global climate envoy, warned nations Thursday that the world was “not on the right track” to meet his goal of moving away from fossil fuels in order to avoid the most serious consequences of climate change. In a virtual meeting of the world’s most polluters – including China, Russia and Saudi …

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The US Health Agency has ‘persistent deficiencies’ in its crisis response – watchdog

The US Health Agency has ‘persistent deficiencies’ in its crisis response – watchdog

A worker from the Chicago Center for Family Health prepares a booster injection for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a McDonald’s restaurant, as the Omicron coronavirus variant spreads across the country, in Chicago, Illinois, US, December 21, 2021. REUTERS/Jim Vondruska Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 27 (Reuters) – The …

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The US has focused on the current mineral talks, Tae told South Korea’s head of commerce

The US has focused on the current mineral talks, Tae told South Korea’s head of commerce

US Trade Representative Catherine Taye testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, May 12, 2021. Pete Marovitch/Paul via Reuters/File photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Catherine Tae told South Korea’s Commerce Secretary on Thursday that the United States is …

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