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While eyes are on Trump, Supreme Court conservatives prepare to rewrite the rulebook

CNN 2024-02-23

Contentious Supreme Court oral arguments this week offered a reminder that while the public focuses on the Donald Trump election cases, the court’s actions this spring will be equally consequential for an array of rules set in Washington governing American life. Supreme Court conservatives are accelerating their moves to overhaul the way the...

Year of the Dragon: China faces critical moment in push to revive economy

Al Jazeera 2024-02-19

China last year narrowly beat its economic growth target of 5 percent, one of its lowest benchmarks in decades. Looking ahead, analysts expect the economy to face stiff headwinds in the Year of the Dragon. Against the backdrop of a crisis-stricken property market, subdued export earnings and crackdowns on private industry, international investors...

What the US public thinks about more aid for Ukraine

Asiatimes 2024-02-09

The issue of military aid to Ukraine is still gridlocked in the US Congress, with Republicans refusing to support additional spending on arms for Ukraine, despite extensive lobbying by President Joe Biden. The Senate’s Democrat majority leader, Chuck Schumer, has said: “The survival of Ukraine is on the line” – something reinforced by reports that...

North Korea ends all economic cooperation with South as ties hit new low

Al Jazeera 2024-02-08

North Korea’s parliament has voted to abolish all economic cooperation agreements with South Korea as ties between the two neighbours sharply deteriorate. The latest decision comes after Pyongyang last month declared Seoul its main enemy, jettisoned agencies dedicated to reunification, and threatened to occupy the South during war.Keep reading list...