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President Joe Biden and IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva both push back at the threat of impending economic slumps

Here is a snapshot of what’s happening with Iran, its nuclear talks and energy markets

Chinese social media users are spreading conspiracy theories that the US could be the source of monkeypox infections now reported in at least a dozen countries, including the UK, Spain and Australia

The US and Japan agree to work to put the first Japanese astronaut on the moon, accompanied by an American astronaut, as the longtime allies develop a partnership aimed at countering China

The Biden administration announced that a dozen Indo-Pacific countries will join the US in a sweeping economic initiative designed to counter China’s influence in the region, even as questions remain about its effectiveness

Energy companies will need to provide quarterly updates on their green plans in order to avoid a UK windfall tax, says British government minister Alok Sharma

Governments groping for answers to climate change and power shortages can’t say they weren’t warned

Germany supports a plan to suspend European Union rules limiting deficits and debt by an additional year to the end of 2023, sources say

Here are the latest updates on Russia's invasion of Ukraine


Republican lawmaker Ralph Norman, who's suing Pelosi over a $500 fine for not wearing a mask during a floor vote, says he has Covid-19 (via AP)

Every time the Fed raises rates, Trump’s payments on some $340 million in variable-rate loans go up

A West Virginia lawmaker who livestreamed himself entering the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday’s riot is charged by federal prosecutors

Chicago makes history as Lori Lightfoot becomes its first black, female mayor

The FCC got 444,938 comments on net neutrality from Russian email addresses

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