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The United States seeks to protect Europe’s energy supplies if Russia invades Ukraine

The United States seeks to protect Europe’s energy supplies if Russia invades Ukraine

Tensions escalate after Russia masses forces near Ukraine The United States, and others discuss ways to protect the energy supply Johnson urges European allies to prepare for sanctions Russia said it is watching with great concern WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Western leaders ramped up their preparations for any Russian military action in Ukraine on Tuesday, with …

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A negotiator says an exclusive Iran nuclear deal is unlikely without the release of American prisoners

A negotiator says an exclusive Iran nuclear deal is unlikely without the release of American prisoners

VIENNA (Jan. 24) (Reuters) – The United States is unlikely to reach a deal with Iran to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the top US nuclear negotiator told Reuters on Sunday, unless Tehran releases four US citizens it says Washington is holding as hostages. The official, US special envoy for Iran Robert Malley, reiterated …

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US rejects calls for immediate sanctions against Russia over Ukraine |  News

US rejects calls for immediate sanctions against Russia over Ukraine | News

Amid fears of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said imposing sanctions now would remove the deterrent effect. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken rejected calls for economic sanctions against Russia to be immediately imposed, saying doing so would undermine the West’s ability to deter potential Russian aggression against …

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The United States is in talks with Qatar on supplying the European Union with LNG: reports |  Oil and gas news

The United States is in talks with Qatar on supplying the European Union with LNG: reports | Oil and gas news

Sources say the US move comes after Russia, the largest energy supplier to the European Union, massed troops on the Ukrainian border. US officials have held talks with Qatar about supplying European countries with liquefied natural gas in case Russia’s invasion of Ukraine leads to shortages on the continent, news reports said. Two people close …

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US studies highlight need for COVID boosters to fight Omicron

US studies highlight need for COVID boosters to fight Omicron

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Three US studies show that a third dose of a messenger RNA vaccine is key to fighting the omicron coronavirus variant, providing 90% protection against hospitalization due to COVID-19, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday. The studies, led by the CDC, are among the first in the …

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EXCLUSIVE: US opposes plans to strengthen WHO

EXCLUSIVE: US opposes plans to strengthen WHO

A picture of the World Health Organization logo at the entrance to the WHO building, in Geneva, Switzerland, December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibos Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Major financing reform supported by Europe, Africa and South Asia White House proposes separate fund for health emergencies Sources say the Biden …

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Ruble companies and Russian stocks offset some losses after US-Russia talks

Ruble companies and Russian stocks offset some losses after US-Russia talks

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The ruble rose on Friday, moving away from 77 against the dollar, while Russian stocks pared some losses after high-level talks between Moscow and Washington to discuss escalating tensions over Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met in Geneva amid Western fears that Russia could …

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Russia says dialogue with the United States will continue with the end of the Geneva talks

Russia says dialogue with the United States will continue with the end of the Geneva talks

Blinken and Lavrov conclude their talks in Geneva Lavrov expects written responses to security demands next week Blinken measures whether the path of diplomacy is still open Tensions escalate over Ukraine after troop surge GENEVA (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with the United States in Geneva on Friday that dialogue …

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Stock Market Today: Dow Jones and Nasdaq drop as volatility continues as earnings advance

Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Headed for a Deeper Correction, Oil Drops, Bitcoin Falls

font size Wall Street is on track to close out a turbulent week with the Nasdaq in a strong correction. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images Stocks were mixed on Friday, but the Nasdaq was poised to delve deeper into correction territory as technology stocks remain under pressure on multiple fronts. futures contracts for Dow Jones Industrial Average …

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