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U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference after attending the G7 Finance Ministers meeting at Winfield House on June 5, 2021 in London, England. G7 leaders want to enact a global 15 percent minimum corporate tax rate.
IRS Plan to Monitor All Transactions Over $600 Sparks Opposition
A Biden administration proposal that would allow tax officials to scrutinize all transfers of money over $600 in value has led to significant backlash and criticism, despite assurances that the policy targets tax-evaders among the...
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The Chinese Communist Climate Trap
Commentary The Canadian International Forum for Rights and Security (IFFRAS) has said that China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which spreads across five continents, is proving to be detrimental to the environment. Ninety percent of...
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British Defence Contractors Stand to Benefit From AUKUS Pact
The AUKUS announcement on 15 September preceded the news that BAE Systems PLc, the UK’s largest defence contractor and third biggest globally, along with Rolls Royce Holdings PLc, had been awarded a Ministry of Defence...
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Summit Discusses Forced Organ Harvesting: A ‘Vision of the World That We Are All Fighting Against’
The first half of the six-part World Summit on Combating and Preventing Forced Organ Harvesting, held online, concluded on Sept. 19, drawing a large audience with over 200,000 view, brought together professionals from around the...
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Why a Black Swan in Beijing Got People Speculating About Chinese Politics
The “visit” by a black swan to Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in the morning of Sept. 5 was quickly hushed by Chinese police at the scene, who drove away onlookers as wildlife protection staff caught the...
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Thousands of US Visa Applicants Stranded While Undocumented Afghans Boarded Flights to America, Official Says
The majority of Afghan interpreters and other staff who applied for residency in the U.S. after working with American forces in-country have been left in Afghanistan despite the risk of retribution they face under Taliban...
Beijing is suppressing the private tutoring industry and blocking foreign teaching materials in China.
China Limits Minors to 3 Hours of Gaming a Week
The Chinese government has issued regulations limiting under-18s to three hours of videogaming a week, according to announcements made on Monday, Aug. 30. The regulations apply to all electronic devices, and are expected to have...
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Explosions at Kabul Airport Kill More than 100 People, Including 13 US Soldiers
More than 90 Afghans and at least 13 American servicemen were killed by two explosions at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, where U.S. and allied forces have been handling a chaotic evacuation from...
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State Department: 1,500 Americans Still in Afghanistan
Thousands evacuated, but efforts could continue past Aug. 31 deadline About 4,500 Americans have been evacuated from Afghanistan as the Taliban insurgency takes over the country, leaving another 1,500 who have not yet been accounted...
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US Troops Unable to Secure Americans Trapped in Kabul: Pentagon Chief
American troops in Kabul currently lack the ability to evacuate all U.S. citizens present in the fallen Afghan capital to the airport as the Taliban runs amok, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Wednesday, Aug. 18....
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Justice Barrett Blocked Attempt to Stop Indiana University From Applying Vaccination Mandate
Recently appointed Supreme Court justice Amy Coney Barrett on Aug. 12 declined a request to block Indiana University’s requirement that all students must get COVID-19 vaccinations by Aug. 23.  CNN Politics reported that Barrett’s move...
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Federal Agents Seize 3,000 Fake Vaccination Cards Made in China
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in Memphis, Tennessee, and other cities have seized thousands of fraudulent COVID-19 cards shipped from China, as announced by the federal agency on Aug. 13.  “This fiscal year...