Stubbornly high rents and food prices boost US inflation in August

The consumer price index increases by 0.1% in August Rents, food and health care explain the rise in the CPI Core CPI jumped 0.6%; increased 6.3% year-over-year WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – U.S. consumer prices rose unexpectedly in August and core inflation accelerated amid rising rent and health care costs, giving the Federal Reserve ammunition … Read more

Biden attacks Trump loyalists but not all Republicans after backlash

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WEST MIFFLIN, Pennsylvania, September 5 (Reuters) – Democratic President Joe Biden on Monday attacked “MAGA Republicans” loyal to former President Donald Trump as he spent Labor Day making sure unionized workers ensured strong turnout for Democratic candidates in the November elections. “We have a choice,” Biden … Read more

Biden targets Trump’s ‘extremist’ allies as a Democratic threat in a difficult political moment

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHILADELPHIA, Sept 1 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump’s Republican allies of undermining the country’s democracy and on Thursday urged voters to reject extremism ahead of November’s midterm elections. Biden accused lawmakers and others dedicated to the Make America Great Again (MAGA) … Read more

Taiwan vows to counterattack if Chinese forces enter its territory

A Naval Force helicopter under the Eastern Theater Command of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) takes part in military drills in the waters around Taiwan at an undisclosed location on August 8, 2022 in this photo released on August 9, 2022. Eastern Theater Command/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

EXCLUSIVE US warships making Taiwan Strait crossing, first since Pelosi’s visit – officials

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships are navigating international waters in the Taiwan Strait, three U.S. officials told Reuters, the first … Read more

Biden asks Republicans to shun ‘MAGA’ in November, vote Democrat

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden had harsh words to describe Trump-allied Republicans on Thursday, as he held his first political rally in the run-up to November elections, accusing the group of embracing violence and hatred, and saying they edged toward “semi-fascism” at an earlier fund-raising stop. Biden, kicking off a … Read more

US conducts missile test delayed by Chinese drills

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is launched during an operational test at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, U.S., August 2, 2017. U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Ian Dudley/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. military … Read more

Trump’s midterm revenge campaign targets lawmaker Liz Cheney

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s campaign to oust congressional Republicans who backed his impeachment suffers its last major test of the U.S. midterm primary season on Tuesday, when Liz Cheney and Lisa Murkowski take on challengers backed by the ‘former president. U.S. Rep. Cheney, who played a key role in Congress’s inquiry into the … Read more

Angry China stages more drills near Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit

China stages drills near Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit China shows images of Taiwan’s strategic Penghu Islands Taiwan president: committed to maintaining stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s military said it carried out more exercises near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met President Tsai Ing-wen, … Read more

US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan with tensions with China simmering

TAIPEI/WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – A delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip to meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit amid tensions. military. between the autonomous island and China. Beijing, which claims that Taiwan rules democratically as its own territory, has held military exercises on … Read more