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energy

Germany set to oppose labeling nuclear energy as a climate-friendly investment in the EU

The European Union’s largest economy is set to oppose the EU plan to include nuclear energy as a sustainable investment for labeling green investments.
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inflation

Putin says Western sanctions are hurting the West more than Russia

On Thursday, May 12, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his televised remarks that the sanctions western countries placed on Russia are actually hurting western countries more than Russia.
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Europe

EU energy ministers hold energy crisis talks amid Russia cutting supply to some EU countries

On Monday, May 2, 2022, energy ministers from countries within the European Union held emergency energy talks amid Russia’s demand that buyers must pay for energy supplies in roubles or the gas supply will be shut off.
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Europe

Germany green lights possible embargo on Russian oil, looking for alternative energy supplies

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that German officials are ready to lift their opposition to an embargo on Russian oil.
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france

Le Pen promises to rehire 15,000 fired unvaccinated healthcare workers and to compensate them for being unjustly fired

French election candidate Marine Le Pen reiterated her promise to rehire 15,000 fired healthcare workers as the second round of the French election is set for April 24th.
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china

China votes against suspending Russia from the UN Human Rights Council over situation in Ukraine

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, the UN General Assembly voted to suspend Russia’s membership in the UN Human Rights Council over “gross and systematic violations and abuses of human rights” and “violations of international humanitarian law”.
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france

Polling shows Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron head-to-head in coming France election

New polling suggests the gap is smaller than ever in the upcoming French election.
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carbon tax

EU agrees on new carbon import tariff rules for imported cement, electricity, fertilisers, aluminum, iron and steel

The European Union finance ministers on Tuesday, March 15, say they have reached an agreement for new rules on carbon tariffs for key imports.
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biden

Opinion | The weakness of Western leaders and their energy dependence precipitated the Russian attack

Interview with Guy Milliere, Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute in New York and the American Freedom Alliance in Los Angeles.
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JOE BIDEN

RECORD-BREAKING: Average U.S. national gas price highest in history, surpassing 2008 record high

On Tuesday, March 8, the average national gas price blew past the previous record high in 2008.
canada

Canada’s public health considering monkeypox vaccination in Quebec

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Canada’s public health considering monkeypox vaccination in Quebec

gas

Russian oil production falls by nearly 9% in April, amid tensions in Ukraine and western sanctions

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Russian oil production falls by nearly 9% in April, amid tensions in Ukraine and western sanctions

JOE BIDEN

Maker of store-brand baby formula says shortages are expected throughout the rest of 2022

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Maker of store-brand baby formula says shortages are expected throughout the rest of 2022

inflation

Putin says Western sanctions are hurting the West more than Russia

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Putin says Western sanctions are hurting the West more than Russia

abortion

Chicago Mayor urges “call to arms” on Twitter over Supreme Court fears

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Chicago Mayor urges “call to arms” on Twitter over Supreme Court fears

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