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President Joe Biden's pick for ambassador to Beijing told lawmakers considering his nomination on Wednesday that Americans should "have confidence in our strength” when dealing with the rise of our top rival, China, a nation he said the U.S. and its allies could manage. Nicholas Burns, a former senior State Department official and diplomat with decades of experience in Washington and overseas, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a time when the Biden administration is trying to swing U.S. focus overseas to managing competition with China. The post of China ambassador stands to be one of the most important for U.S. foreign policy.
Government ‘rows back’ on PM’s pledge to sanction tech bosses . Boris Johnson appeared to back idea at PMQs but sources say online harms bill may not include it
Preliminary results for the Kvika banki hf. („Kvika“ or „the bank“) group for the third quarter of 2021 are now available and indicate that net earnings before tax for the quarter will amount to ISK 3,200-3,300 million, which corresponds to 32.9%-34% annual return on tangible equity. The results are significantly higher than estimated for the group for the quarter. Continued low combined ratio of TM and return on financial assets above expectations TM’s combined ratio was 83.3% during the third
SAN DIEGO, October 20, 2021--Bespoke Partners Welcomes New Partner Tess Fischer
Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Ciarán Hinds and more star in Belfast, a drama based on director Kenneth Branagh's experience growing up in 1960s Ireland
One of the country's most acclaimed and innovative literary magazines is shutting down. The Believer, founded nearly 20 years ago, had been part of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' College of Liberal Arts since 2017. “This was not an easy decision but a necessary one, unfortunately,” College of Liberal Arts Dean Jennifer Keene said in a statement this week.
Curious what dads do when they're on paternity leave? Families who've experienced it say the time off is about everything from diaper changes to dad-baby bonding.
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is warning the public about an extortion scam Canadians are experiencing involving fraudsters claiming to be from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).
The International Monetary Fund expects Europe's inflationary pressures to fade out in early 2022. Alfred Kammer, Director of the Europe Department at the International Monetary Fund, says the European economic recovery is 'resilient', but must not be jeopardized by withdrawing stimulus measures too quickly.
Ben Ritz, Progressive Policy Institute Director, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss PPI’s blueprint on the top priorities that should be included in the reconciliation bill and the reception of PPI's report on Capital Hill.
NEW YORK, October 20, 2021--Atlas Technology Group LLC ("Atlas"), a global leader in the digital asset space and one of the largest ASIC mining companies; and Compute North, a leading company in mining infrastructure, today announced a multi-year hosting service agreement under which Compute North will provide over 100MW colocation capacity for Atlas’ U.S. mining operations.
EXCLUSIVE: Jane Campion, whose latest film The Power Of The Dog for Netflix has been playing the fall festival circuit to critical acclaim, has been selected to receive the Director’s Tribute at this year’s Gotham Awards ceremony which will take place live on Monday November 29, 2021 at Cipriani Wall Street. For her much lauded 1993 film The […]
Duchess of Sussex says she is writing letter as a mom
The mystery about which artist would join Rage Against the Machine and Travis Scott as headliners at the 2022 Coachella Festival appears to have been solved, now that Swedish House Mafia and the festival have both posted Instagram images or videos breaking the news about the group being booked. In an Instagram emoticon response to […]
"Body positivity is truly a journey and I am still figuring out how to love myself at all the different phases and stages my body is going through," Emily DiDonato says
Yahoo Finance markets report Ines Ferré takes apart Tesla ahead of its Q3 earnings
The Senate failed to advance a major new voting bill on Wednesday, legislation that advocates have sought as a way to protect the right to vote amid limitations being put in place in GOP-led states. The vote was 49-51 to move forward with debate over the bill. All Republicans voted against it. Sixty votes were […]
GOP pushes nationwide campaign to undermine ballot access while White House resists changes to procedural rules
An update is expected to be delivered on the case of the missing man
The one person who might might be able to expedite Ben Simmons' exit from the Philadelphia 76ers is his erstwhile partner in The Process, Joel Embiid, because everyone else seems fully prepared to let it all burn.