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Eleven potential successors to Boris Johnson are on trial before the Conservatives in the race for Britain’s prime minister

LONDON — The race to succeed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intensified on Monday as several senior Conservative Party politicians came forward with promises to stick to his approaches to Brexit and illegal migration while they look at ways to to stimulate economic growth. Former finance chief Rishi Sunak, who helped spark the wave of … Read more

Conservative candidates in UK throw hats in ring to replace Johnson | News from politics

Some 11 members of the UK Conservative Party have made bids to replace Boris Johnson as party leader, with many promising lower taxes and a clean start to Johnson’s scandal-ridden PM. Johnson announced on Thursday he was stepping down after dozens of ministers and officials resigned over his handling of a range of scandals, including … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Friday July 8th

Traders on the NYSE floor, July 6, 2022. Source: New York SE Here is the key news investors need to start their trading day: 1. Can stocks remain on the road to success? The S&P 500 posted four straight trading days ahead of Friday’s trading session, giving investors glimmers of hope that stocks could be … Read more

Trump left the social media company’s board before federal subpoenas and filed shows

The logo of the social network Truth is seen on a smartphone in front of a display of former US President Donald Trump in this image taken on February 21, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Former President Donald Trump has left the board of his social media company just weeks before subpoenas will be issued … Read more

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Last Muslim lawmaker to leave India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Delhi CNN — The last remaining Muslim lawmaker in India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has resigned, leaving the party without a single minority community representative among its 395 MPs. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi resigned on Wednesday, a day before his expected term expires. The Indian Parliament has almost 800 legislators in total. “My … Read more

EU airlines face strikes and struggle to locate workers after Covid summer travel

Some airlines and airports are struggling with post-Corona travel demand. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON – Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a chaotic time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with pent-up travel demand following the Covid-19 lockdown. Thousands of flights have been canceled … Read more

The 4th of July travel surge is putting airlines – and passengers – to the test

Travelers at LaGuardia Airport in New York on June 30, 2022. Leslie Josephs | CNBC The July 4 bank holiday weekend will put airlines to the test after a chaotic spring angered travelers and drew sharp criticism from Washington. Already this year, the rate of flight cancellations and delays in June is higher than before … Read more

“Stay or go?” Hong Kong’s handover generation faces a tough choice | Human rights news

Taipei, Taiwan – “Should I stay or go?” That’s a question many young people in Hong Kong are asking themselves, 25 years after the city returned to Chinese rule. At the handover in 1997, Beijing promised the former British colony 50 years of self-government and civil and political rights not found on the Communist Party-ruled … Read more

FDA supports changing Covid booster shots to target latest Omicron subvariants

How much protection a fourth dose can provide hasn’t been studied enough, medics told CNBC. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday vaccine makers should update their Covid-19 booster shots to target the latest Omicron subvariants gaining ground in the United States dr Peter Marks, head of the FDA’s vaccine … Read more

About half say Trump should be charged with 1/6: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitolshows a new survey. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll notes that 48% of adult Americans say the former Republican president should … Read more