Category Archives: World

Putin’s Financial Fortress Blunts Impact of Threatened Sanctions

First American News LLC: Raleigh, NC: U.S. President Joe Biden says planned sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine would have “a devastating impact” on its economy. But after the Kremlin spent the last eight years preparing for more penalties, economists say the pain may not be as bad as some fear. The measures under consideration, which […]

European Businesses Ride Out the Omicron Wave

First American News LLC, Raleigh NC: Covid-19 variant dented fourth-quarter growth, but effect was more muted than in previous surges. As Omicron loomed over Europe in December, Graham Cook braced for yet another blow to his bowling business in London, fearing a fourth lockdown, potentially without government support, would force him to cut costs. More: Subscribe to New […]

New Covid Variant: What We Know About the BA.2 Omicron Strain

First American News LLC, Raleigh NC: At least 40 countries, including Denmark, India and the U.K., have detected the variant As newly reported cases of Covid-19 decline in parts of the U.S., researchers around the world are monitoring a new variant of the Omicron variant dubbed BA.2. The variant is under observation by countries including […]

The U.S. Plans Sanctions -Export Controls Against Russia if It Invades Ukraine

First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: The Biden administration, has made it very clear that if Russia invades Ukraine, the U.S. will proceed with sanctions. It is also, working to mitigate market shocks if Russia withholds energy supplies in retaliation. The U.S. is prepared to impose export controls on critical sectors of the Russian economy […]