Instead of lecturing the world about trade, Macron should get his own house in order

The two bills Macron singled out, the Chips Act and the oddly-named Inflation Reduction Act, are building a wall around the US economy and its key technologies that will make it difficult for foreign rivals to compete on an equal footing. field. As for microchips, the US now refuses to cooperate in making computer components … Read more

US erupts about World Cup disaster against the Netherlands: ‘A new low’

America’s hopes of advancing to the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time since 2002 went up in smoke in a 3-1 loss to the Netherlands – and the Yanks watching at home weren’t happy. The Dutch were in the driver’s seat from the start and goals from Memphis Depay and Daley Blind … Read more

Russia rejects withdrawal from Ukraine as condition of talks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said Friday that demanding the West completely withdraw from Ukraine as part of any future talks to end the war effectively rules out such negotiations as Russian attacks continue and a Ukrainian official reports the battle losses of his country stipulates up to 13,000 troops. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov reiterated … Read more

The US wants the EU to be tough on China. But Europe cannot afford it

US President Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, met at the White House. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The United States has stepped up its heavy rhetoric against China and wants Europe to follow suit. But the block can’t quite afford to do the same. The US administration has been particularly … Read more

5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Friday, December 2

A GE AC4400CW diesel-electric locomotive in Union Pacific livery, is seen ahead of a potential strike if a deal is not reached with railroad workers unions, as a Metrolink commuter train (right) arrives at Union Station in Los Angeles, California, September 15, 2022. Bing Guan | Reuters Here are the most important news items investors … Read more

Health Vladimir Putin: Russian president ‘falls down the stairs and soils himself’

Vladimir Putin reportedly slipped and fell down several stairs in his official residence. The Russian president, 70, was said to have been helped to a bank by bodyguards while his personal doctors rushed to his aid. The account is the latest from a Russian Telegram channel called General SVR, which regularly suggests the warmonger suffers … Read more

Biden says climate law has ‘breakdowns’ after criticism of Macron

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday acknowledged “glitches” in the US clean energy law that have raised concerns in Europe, but said “there are adjustments we can make” to appease allies. Biden, who is honoring French President Emmanuel Macron with the first state dinner of his presidency on Thursday night, said at a … Read more

Macron arrives at the White House for the Biden administration’s first state visit

CNN — US President Joe Biden is taking part in a spate of events as part of his first state visit since taking office, meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron after welcoming him and his wife, Brigitte Macron, on Thursday. The Macrons’ trip to the White House marks their second time as guests of honor … Read more

Joe Biden hosts lavish state banquet for Emmanuel Macron after tensions erupt

Joe Biden has hosted a lavish banquet at the White House for Emmanuel Macron, the visiting French president, which promises to be a meeting of big cheeses in more ways than one. Given France’s gastronomic prowess in these areas, First Lady Jill Biden is making a bold move to serve American cheese and Chardonnay wine … Read more

Europe’s anti-American itch – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BERLIN — It has turned cold in Europe, the economy is collapsing and the natives are getting restless. There is only one answer: blame America. Pointing across the Atlantic has long been a favored diversionary tactic for Europe’s political elites when things start to … Read more