United States recognizes Armenian genocide for the first time

Joe Biden became the first sitting U.S. president to talk about the mass murder of Armenians a century ago in what is today Turkey as genocide, in an announcement that…

Former attorney general calls Boris Johnson a ‘vacuum of integrity’

Boris Johnson was accused on Saturday by a former attorney general of being an “integrity vacuum” as Tory donors expressed concerns over new accusations regarding the prime minister’s conduct. The…

‘Completely different ball game’: the debate on youth sports and Covid

Earlier this month, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer urged schools and clubs to drop their youth sporting events as the Midwestern state grapples. another wave in Covid cases. The next day,…

Trump advisers return to Jones Day law firm

Jones Day has once again welcomed a slew of lawyers from the Trump administration since the start of the year, sealing the Midwestern firm’s reputation as a central player in…

Switzerland investigates central bank chief of Lebanon over alleged embezzlement of $ 300 million

The Attorney General of Switzerland is investigating allegations that the governor of the central bank of Lebanon and his brother embezzled more than $ 300 million from this institution through…

VW warns of big production hit as chip shortage worsens

Volkswagen has warned executives to prepare for higher production in the second quarter than in the first due to the global chip shortage, according to the company’s Seat brand manager.…

US activists look to ‘what’s next’ after Chauvin murder verdict

Derek Chauvin’s conviction this week was a long-sought outcome for Black Lives Matter activists and local organizers who have been seeking justice for the murder of George Floyd for nearly…

Bill Hwang, Isaac Newton and your money

Sir Isaac Newton was a giant of science and, for many years, Master of the Royal Mint. But neither mathematical brilliance nor financial experience saved him from investment disaster. A…

Emerging issuers raise record $ 191 billion in foreign debt markets in early 2021

Governments and businesses in developing countries have borrowed in foreign markets at a record pace in early 2021, but investors say risks are increasing as some countries experience a resurgence…

Europe is trying to play a leading role in regulating the uses of AI

In two years, if all goes according to plan, EU residents will be protected by law against some of the most controversial uses of AI, such as street cameras that…