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  • Saturday, June 10th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Trump indicted in Mar-a-Lago classified documents case

    “The corrupt Biden Administration has informed my attorneys that I have been Indicted, seemingly over the Boxes Hoax,” Trump wrote on Truth

    Former US President Donald Trump has been indicted of 37 criminal charges for the classified White House documents seized by the FBI at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida regarding nuclear secrets and information on the military defense capabilities of foreign countries for “withholding national security information” and “obstruction of justice,” it was reported in Washington DC.

  • Saturday, June 10th 2023 - 09:47 UTC

    Julian Assange loses latest bid to halt US extradition

    UK's High Court Judge, Jonathan Swift, turned down Assange's recent appeal  saying it would simply “re-run” arguments that have previously been made.

    WikiLeaks' founder Australian born Julilan Assange has lost another attempt to block his extradition from UK to the US, according to a court order published on Friday. The 51-year-old is facing 18 treason charges in the US over the release of a series of confidential US military documents and diplomatic cables.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:18 UTC

    Biden, Sunak sign “Atlantic Declaration” to address new technologies

    It is a new economic alliance for a new era, Sunak explained at a joint press conference

    US President Joseph Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Thursday renewed the economic alliance between the two countries by adapting it to the current world's transformations such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the climate crisis by signing the so-called Atlantic Declaration. Both leaders met at the White House to also discuss the war in Ukraine and the global economy.

  • Wednesday, June 7th 2023 - 10:21 UTC

    Argentine citrus industry hopeful of US market for mandarins

    Dry weather, out of season rains have had a negative impact on the production of lemons, oranges and mandarins in Argentina

    The Argentina citrus industry expects processing for mandarin and the Clementine variety to very soon begin exports to the United States. Jose Carbonell president of the Argentine Citrus Federation, Fedecitrus, was optimistic about the options of a new market.

  • Tuesday, June 6th 2023 - 10:02 UTC

    Pence launches Oval Office bid

    Pence is likely to emerge as a strong religious figure among evangelicals

    Former US Vice President Mike Pence Monday launched his candidacy for the White House, thus setting up an unprecedented clash in the Republican primaries with his former running mate Donald Trump.

  • Tuesday, June 6th 2023 - 09:48 UTC

    FBI's most damaging spy found dead in his cell

    Hanssen was arrested in February 2001 near his Virginia home

    Former FBI agent Robert Hanssen, who had been sentenced to life in prison for spying for the Soviet Union and later Russia, was found dead in his cell Monday, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said.

  • Monday, June 5th 2023 - 12:19 UTC

    Business jet crashes after crossing through Washington DC's no-fly zone

    F-16 fighter jets were deployed but the Cessna's pilot was “unresponsive”

    A small plane, identified as a Cessna 560 Citation V business jet, crashed in a sparsely populated area in the US State of Virginia Sunday after the pilot was unresponsive to warnings from Air Force fighters dispatched to escort the aircraft as it was entering Washinton DC's no-fly zone.

  • Friday, June 2nd 2023 - 10:42 UTC

    US Cattle farmers strongly oppose the import of Paraguayan beef

    USCA opposes the proposed rule arguing the need to protect the health of the domestic cattle herd, the estimated U.S. producer market losses, and the lower standards of production in Paraguay

    The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association has expressed strong opposition to a proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) to allow the importation of fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from Mercosur member, Paraguay.

  • Tuesday, May 30th 2023 - 10:15 UTC

    CEO of US top bank JP Morgan linked with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

    JP Morgan said that Mr Dimon stated he had never met or communicated with Epstein and did not recall discussing Epstein's accounts with others at the bank.

    The CEO of one of the largest global banks and consultant of politicians and lawmakers, Jamie Dimon has provided a formal statement in two lawsuits over ties between the US JP Morgan bank and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    US Federal Reserve divided on how to continue with interest rates, FOMC minutes

    One position advocated by “some” members judged that progress in reducing inflation was “unacceptably slow” and would necessitate further hikes.

    US Federal Reserve minutes released this Wednesday showed officials split at their last meeting over how to continue with interest rates: some members saw the need for more increases while others expected a slowdown in growth to remove the need to tighten further.