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This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that three researchers from the Chinese Institute of Virology in Wuhan were hospitalized in November 2019 with “symptoms consistent with both Covid-19 and common seasonal illness.” This report followed a series of investigative articles by journalists such as Nicholas Wade and Donald McNeil, formerly of the New York …

This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that three researchers from the Chinese Institute of Virology in Wuhan were hospitalized in November 2019 with “symptoms consistent with both Covid-19 and common seasonal illness.” This report followed a series of investigative articles by journalists such as Nicholas Wade and Donald McNeil, formerly of the New York …

Xi Jinping can certainly bring down the house. In front of a worshiping crowd at the Boao Forum for Asia – the Chinese version of Davos – Xi sketch a new world order without a single dominant power, but centered around the United Nations and other multilateral institutions. While Washington grapples with upholding “rules-based order,” …

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a blog titled “Striving for Truth, Justice and Fairness in Your Business’s Use of AI” this should serve as a shot at the large number of companies regulated by the FTC. Signing a stronger regulatory stance on deployed algorithms, the FTC highlights some of the issues with AI …

Text size The Marco Polo arrives under the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and in New York Harbor on May 20, 2021. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Apparently, economists love Scrabble. Throughout the pandemic, they have described the path of the US economy with letters. If drawn on a graph, an L-shape indicates free-falling growth. The V shape? …

As the rubble of the Babri Mosque fell into the vacuum cleaner in Ayodhya, British Prime Minister John Major became the first foreign dignitary to visit India after the demolition. To the surprise and delight of his hosts in New Delhi, he praised India’s commitment to a “secular constitution and tolerance and protection of minorities” …

By Michael Stumo Saturday May 22, 2021 | 2 a.m President Joe Biden is making a big effort for his plan for American jobs. As he explained in his recent speech to Congress, a large-scale US transition to renewable energy could create millions of well-paying jobs, especially if “Made in America”. It would be of …

Canada: All politics are local: restructuring transportation projects for success in the United States May 21, 2021 Stikeman Elliott LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. “All politics are local” is an observation attributed to Tip O’Neill, the powerful speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. …

“All politics are local” is an observation attributed to Tip O’Neill, the powerful speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. To put this motto into practice, O’Neill has been re-elected to Congress 16 times and was later described by President Clinton as “the most eminent, most powerful and most loyal …

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s imports jumped US $ 1.96 billion in March 2021, up from US $ 1.52 billion in February, as exports and domestic credit rebounded, despite mercantilist import controls, according to official data. “Despite continued import restrictive measures, spending on merchandise imports increased significantly in March 2021 to reach US $ 1,926 million, …