Solving climate crisis will be at center of Biden's job agenda -Deese

(Reuters) – Solving the climate crisis by boosting investments in new technologies will be at the center of the Biden administration’s job creation agenda, the incoming top economic White House adviser said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks as he announces members of economics and jobs team at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., January 8, 2021.

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Iran's Zarif sees Trump favourite to win U.S. election

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump still has a good chance of being re-elected thanks to his strong support base, despite his declining support in recent months. “The biggest mistake in human sciences is to predict, especially in fluid and grave conditions. But allow me to venture a prediction

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U.S. sanctions Nicaragua police force over 'violent repression'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on the Nicaraguan National Police over accusations of human rights abuse, in the Trump administration’s latest move to pressure the leftist government of President Daniel Ortega. The Treasury Department said in a statement it blacklisted Nicaragua’s police over its role in significant acts of violence, including “using live ammunition against

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Russia accuses Bolivian opposition of unleashing wave of violence

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Monday accused Bolivia’s opposition of unleashing a wave of violence in the South American nation and said it looked like a government push for dialogue had been swept aside by an orchestrated coup. Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped Bolivia since a disputed election, but

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Historic Brazil pension reform approval looms, lifting stocks to new highs

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved the text of a pension reform bill, paving the way for a second and final plenary vote later in the day that will finally enact the landmark bill into law. Brazilian markets rallied and stocks hit an all-time high as the government’s key policy this year to

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Italia Ricci & Robbie Amell Welcome First Child – Find Out His Name Here!

Congrats are in order for Italia Ricci and Robbie Amell – they just welcomed their first child! The longtime couple revealed they were expecting their first child together earlier this year and announced to their fans that their son, Robert Amell V, was born today, September 12th. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Italia Ricci “Today we welcome Robert

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Brazilian women should be ashamed of Bolsonaro for mocking my wife, says Macron

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – Brazilian women should be ashamed of President Jair Bolsonaro, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, hitting back after the Brazilian leader mocked Macron’s wife on Facebook. The leaders have been feuding in recent weeks, with Macron blaming Bolsonaro for fires in the Amazon and accusing him of lying about climate change policy. Bolsonaro responded on

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