North Korea Launches 2 Ballistic Missiles, South Korea Says

SEOUL — North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on ​Thursday ​in its ​sixth missile test this month, the South Korean military said. North Korea began the year with a spate of missile tests, raising tensions at a sensitive time: China is gearing up to host the Winter Olympics in Beijing… Continue reading North Korea Launches 2 Ballistic Missiles, South Korea Says

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Democrats Renew Push for Industrial Policy Bill Aimed at China

WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials and Democrats in Congress are pushing to revive stalled legislation that would pour billions of dollars into scientific research and development and shore up domestic manufacturing, amid deep differences on Capitol Hill about the best way to counter China and confront persistent supply chain woes. House Democrats unveiled a 2,900-page… Continue reading Democrats Renew Push for Industrial Policy Bill Aimed at China

How the Computer Chip Shortage Could Incite a U.S. Conflict With China

But Taiwan and its semiconductors are far more important to America’s economy than Ukraine is — meaning it would very likely be far more difficult for the United States to stay out of a conflict involving Taiwan. Taiwan accounts for half of the overall production of microchips that are critical to the functioning of mobile… Continue reading How the Computer Chip Shortage Could Incite a U.S. Conflict With China

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David Letterman set to appear on ‘Late Night’ for show’s 40th anniversary

In a video posted Tuesday, Meyers said, “The 40th anniversary is next Tuesday, and to celebrate, my guest that evening will be the man who started it all, David Letterman.” Letterman will appear on February 1. The comedian launched the show in 1982, before moving over to CBS for the “Late Show” in 1993. NBC… Continue reading David Letterman set to appear on ‘Late Night’ for show’s 40th anniversary

Your Thursday Briefing: U.S. Responds to Russia

We’re covering the U.S. response to Russia’s security demands and the recapture of a Syrian prison from ISIS. U.S. responds to Russia’s demands The U.S. and NATO gave formal responses on Wednesday to Russia’s demands that NATO pull back forces from Eastern Europe and bar Ukraine from ever joining the alliance. The U.S. response “sets… Continue reading Your Thursday Briefing: U.S. Responds to Russia

Jana Bennett, Former Director of BBC Television, Dies at 66

As a teacher earning a doctorate, Mr. Bennett moved the family often. Jana and her four sisters spent time in Kansas, Minnesota and New Hampshire before the family moved to England and settled in East Sussex, when Jana was 13. She went to St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, and graduated in 1977 with a degree… Continue reading Jana Bennett, Former Director of BBC Television, Dies at 66

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Brazil v Ecuador – How to watch, live stream, kick-off time as Leeds fans tune in for Raphinha

Leeds United’s squad are taking a few days well deserved rest before returning to full training as the Premier League has a short winter break following the festive and January fixtures. That’s all except Raphinha, as CONMEBOL and CONCACAF have international fixtures during this break in a bid to catch up with previously postponed World… Continue reading Brazil v Ecuador – How to watch, live stream, kick-off time as Leeds fans tune in for Raphinha

Emmerdale fans devastated as Danny Miller’s exit causes fresh heartache

Emmerdale fans were left gutted when they realised that Liv Flaherty’s (Isobel Steele) good news will have heart-breaking consequences. She’s unaware that brother Aaron Dingle, played by I’m A Celeb’s Danny Miller, has left the village permanently after 13 years. Speaking to the Mirror back in November 2021, Danny Miller explained that he was “very… Continue reading Emmerdale fans devastated as Danny Miller’s exit causes fresh heartache

Moment Strictly’s Rose Ayling-Ellis ‘pushes Giovanni off stage’ during Live Tour in Leeds

Giovanni Pernice almost got the shock of his life during the Strictly Live Tour in Leeds last night when he had an unexpected nudge from professional partner Rose Ayling-Ellis. The tour began in Birmingham on January 21, it’s had a rocky start as a few key stars were forced to pull out due to coronavirus.… Continue reading Moment Strictly’s Rose Ayling-Ellis ‘pushes Giovanni off stage’ during Live Tour in Leeds