US and Germany send battle tanks to help Ukraine’s war effort

US and Germany send battle tanks to help Ukraine’s war effort

BERLIN (AP) – Germany and the United States announced on Wednesday that they would send battle tanks to Ukraine, the first step in a coordinated effort by the West to provide dozens of heavy weapons to help Kyiv to break the fighting stalemate as the Russian invasion enters its 12th month. US President Joe Biden … Read more

Justice Department sues Google for digital ad dominance

Justice Department sues Google for digital ad dominance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and eight states on Tuesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, seeking to break its alleged monopoly over the entire online advertising ecosystem as a hurtful burden on advertisers, consumers and even the US government. The government alleged in the complaint that Google seeks to “neutralize or eliminate” its … Read more

Russian official warns West of destruction for arming Ukraine

Russian official warns West of destruction for arming Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The speaker of Russia’s lower house of parliament warned on Sunday that countries supplying Ukraine with more powerful weapons risked their own destruction, a message that followed new promises of armored vehicles, air defense systems and other equipment, but not the battle tanks that Kyiv requested. Ukraine supporters pledged billions of … Read more

AP Interview: Envoy says Taiwan is learning from Ukraine war

AP Interview: Envoy says Taiwan is learning from Ukraine war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan has learned important lessons from Ukraine’s war that would help it deter an attack from China or defend itself in the event of an invasion, the self-governing island’s top envoy said on Friday. in the United States in an interview with the Associated Press. Among the lessons: Do more to prepare … Read more

US and Chinese officials discuss climate, economy and relations

US and Chinese officials discuss climate, economy and relations

ZURICH (AP) — US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with his Chinese counterpart on Wednesday and pledged to make efforts to manage differences and “prevent competition from becoming a close conflict” as the two nations attempt to unfreeze relations. Yellen’s first face-to-face meeting with Vice Premier Liu He in Zurich is the highest contact between … Read more