Ukrainian army leaves devastated city for fortified positions

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – After weeks of fierce fightingA regional official said, on Friday, that Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from a besieged city in the east of the country to move to stronger positions, a four-month sign of the Russian invasion. The planned withdrawal from Severodonetsk, the administrative center of the Luhansk region, comes after … Read more

Fed Chair Powell faces mounting criticism over inflation slips

Washington (AFP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has won praise for his shrewd leadership during the downward spiral of a pandemic recession. With threats to the US economy mounting, though, Powell increasingly shocked Fed watchers as being far less confident. Inflation proved to be higher and more stable What he or the Fed’s economists … Read more

WNBA’s Griner’s wife told The Associated Press that the scheduled call never happened

Sheryl Greiner said Monday that Britney Greiner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the US Embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary on Saturday, but they never called because the embassy’s phone line was not staffed. . The pair have not spoken on the phone in the four months since … Read more

US Open allows Russian tennis players to enter after Wimbledon ban

The US Open will allow tennis players From Russia and Belarus to competition this year despite the ongoing war in UkraineWhich prompted Wimbledon to ban These athletes. US Tennis Association CEO and CEO Lou Cher, whose group runs the US Open, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday that the US … Read more

Associated Press interview: Biden says recession ‘not inevitable’

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden said Thursday that the American people are “really, really disappointed” after two turbulent years with the coronavirus pandemic.fluctuations in the economy Now the price of gasoline is going up that criticize family budgets. But he stressed that recession was “not inevitable” and hoped to give the country a greater … Read more

Biden tells refiners: Produce more gas, lower profits

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on US oil refiners To produce more gasoline and diesel, saying that their profits tripled during the period of the war between Russia and Ukraine While Americans struggle with record price hikes at the pump. “The crisis families are facing deserves immediate action,” Biden wrote in a draft letter … Read more

No, you won’t go crazy – pack sizes are shrinking

It’s the inflation you’re not supposed to see. From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to cornflakes, manufacturers are quietly reducing package sizes without cutting prices. It’s called contraction deflation, and it’s accelerating around the world. In the United States, a small box of Kleenex now contains 60 wipes; A few months ago, it had … Read more