Harris dives into Asian diplomacy amid questions back home about her political future

Palawan, Philippines CNN — Vice President Kamala Harris is sticking close to her script when responding to what Democrats hope will once again be their greatest electoral mobilizer: Donald Trump and his third White House bid. “The president said he intends to run and if he does, I will be running with him,” she told … Read more

Hyundai’s best years in the US face an Inflation Reduction Act test

Drew Anger | Getty Images News | Getty Images SAVANNAH, Ga. — Hyundai Motor Group is having its best years ever in the US The South Korean automaker has successfully moved from bargain economy vehicles and dancing hamsters to competing against formidable automakers in the highly profitable American market. The company’s Hyundai, Kia and Genesis … Read more

How Qatar ended up hosting the World Cup

CNN — With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that a tiny Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never previously appeared at a World Cup tournament – ​​let alone staged one – and … Read more

EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces ‘existential’ threat from US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU is in emergency mode and is preparing a big subsidy push to prevent European industry from being wiped out by American rivals, two senior EU officials told POLITICO. Europe is facing a double hammer blow from the US If it wasn’t enough … Read more

‘Betrayed’: FTX meltdown signals end to crypto’s ‘Wild West’ days | Crypto

Boston, United States – FTX was one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world – until, earlier this month, it fell apart in a matter of days. In the wake of the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire, heightened governmental scrutiny and calls for greater regulation threaten to spell the end of the freewheeling, … Read more

EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces ‘existential’ threat from US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU is in emergency mode and is preparing a big subsidy push to prevent European industry from being wiped out by American rivals, two senior EU officials told POLITICO. Europe is facing a double hammer blow from the US If it wasn’t enough … Read more

A review of documentary All The Beauty And The Bloodshed

Nan Goldin (left) in All The Beauty And The BloodshedImage: Courtesy of Neon and Participant Media At some point in the future—if we are not there already—every artist who made their mark in the 20th century will have a documentary made about them. Most will be informative in the Wikipedia/”American Masters” sense, interesting to the … Read more

How the deadly Club Q shooting unfolded

CNN — Michael Anderson was mixing drinks at Club Q Saturday night when he heard popping sounds amid the loud, thumping music. He wasn’t worried at first. The pops sounded like some sound effects popular at LGBTQ clubs, the bartender told CNN’s Don Lemon. Then he looked up and a figure came into his line … Read more

US, allies clash with Russia, China over North Korea tests

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and its allies on Monday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile test and called for action to limit its nuclear and missile programs, but Russia and China opposed any new pressure and sanctions on Pyongyang. US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield told an emergency meeting of the UN … Read more

Rivian’s CEO created buzzy, outdoorsy EVs. Now big automakers are coming after it

CNN — Rivian CEO Robert Joseph Scaringe, better known as RJ, is living his lifelong dream. Getting here though has required dedication to a vision that once seemed nearly impossible. Even now, as the company’s assembly lines have started churning out its electric vehicles, success still isn’t assured. Rivian’s off-road-capable trucks and SUVs have won … Read more