5 Things to Know for May 19: Ukraine, Buffalo Shooting, Stocks, Baby Formula, Football

CNN — With the US struggling with an inflation problem the likes of which we haven’t seen in 40 years, some financial analysts say now is the time to make smart money moves — like investing in real estate, land, equipment and natural resources to hedge against inflation. Here’s what you need to know to … Read more

5 Things to Know for April 27: Ukraine, Covid-19, Recession, Bitcoin, LGBTQ Rights

CNN — Getting ready for the next vacation? Don’t forget to pack your patience. Experts say a summer of travel chaos is ahead, with planes overbooked and flights canceled as the industry struggles to cope with a shrinking workforce. Furthermore, some of the world’s most popular tourist destinations are still off limits to travelers – … Read more

‘The Fact Is We’re Late’: Minnesota Climate Plan Requires Fast, Strong Action | state

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See how we send bitcoin from Miami to a Ukrainian in Poland

Alena Vorobiova hadn’t thought much about bitcoin before Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Fast forward to border closures and bombings in her hometown, cash shortages at ATMs across the country, and the central bank suspending electronic money transfers — and she decided to give bitcoin a try. While money providers generally charge transfer fees of … Read more

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: List of Main Events of the 31st | Russia-Ukraine War News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 31st day, we take a look at key developments. These are the main events so far on Saturday, March 26th. Get the latest updates here. fight/diplomacy Russia says the first phase of its military operation has been largely completed and would focus on “liberating” the breakaway Donbass region of … Read more

Easy win denied, Russia pressures reduced goals in Ukraine

However, with more than three weeks into the war, with Putin’s initial goal of easy regime change in Ukraine long gone, the Russian military still has a strong hand. With their greater power and munitions stockpile to flatten cities, Russian forces can fight for anything the Russian president can plan next, whether it’s leveraging a … Read more

China watches as war in Ukraine makes US, EU and Japan show unity

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a meeting during the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit in Brasilia on Nov 14, 2019. Pavel Golovkin | afp | Getty Images BEIJING — Since taking office last year, President Joe Biden has pursued a strategy of restoring relationships with allies … Read more

What to know as SWIFT blocks some Russian banks

Protesters gather during a rally against the Russian invasion of Ukraine at Syntagma central square in Athens on Sunday, February 27, 2022. Yorgos Karahalis PAN An international banking system known as SWIFT has blocked some Russian banks in response to the invasion of Ukraine, the White House announced. The news came in a joint statement … Read more

In SWIFT sanctions, Biden and his allies walk a tightrope between punishing Putin and getting hurt

President Joe Biden and European allies are trying to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for … [+] its invasion of Ukraine through tough economic sanctions. Getty Images SWIFT sanctions, intended to punish Russian banks selected for invading Ukraine, have been announced but not yet implemented and there is already turmoil in European energy markets. The … Read more