As respiratory viruses strain America’s health care systems, the Biden administration talks about how it is willing to help

CNN — Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were hospitalized for the flu last week, nearly double the number of admissions from the previous week, according to data updated Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC estimates there have been at least 8.7 million illnesses, 78,000 hospitalizations, and 4,500 … Read more

Europe agrees to limit the price of Russian oil to $60 a barrel

London CNN affairs — The European Union has reached a consensus on the price at which Russian oil should be capped, just days before import bans on most products come into effect. There was news of the deal, which required the approval of the remaining Poland confirmed on Twitter by European Commission President Ursula von … Read more

Jacinda Ardern and Sanna Marin responded to the reporter’s question about age and gender

As two of the youngest heads of government and among a small percentage of world women leaders, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin have long had questions about their age and gender. But they quickly shot a journalist who asked on Wednesday about the purpose of the first-ever visit … Read more

Amazon’s CEO explains rationale behind layoffs as unionized warehouse workers protest outside

CNN affairs — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said Wednesday that an “uncertain” economy prompted the e-commerce giant to move forward with infrequent and widespread layoffs after experiencing a significant hiring boom during much of the pandemic. “We had the lens of a very uncertain economic environment and we’ve been very aggressively hiring over the last … Read more

Will Smith, opening up about Oscars blowout, tells Trevor Noah to ‘hurt people hurt people’

CNN — Will Smith spoke to Trevor Noah about the now famous clap at the Oscars in March during a performance that aired Monday night on “The Daily Show.” While promoting his upcoming movie “Emancipation,” Smith called it “a horrifying night” and said he “lost it” when he stormed the stage and slapped host Chris … Read more

The US and China meet for the first time since meeting in Xi-Biden in the South China Sea

Seoul, South Korea CNN — The US and Chinese militaries exchanged harsh words on Tuesday after a US Navy warship conducted the first Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea since the leaders of the two powers met earlier this month in a bid to defuse tensions. to decrease. In a statement, … Read more

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN affairs — Edward Lawrence, a journalist with the BBC, was arrested by police in Shanghai on Sunday evening at the site of the protests, according to the BBC and as captured in what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest. While he has since been released, a BBC spokesman has expressed deep … Read more

US oil price lowest in almost a year, gas 6% down in a month

London CNN affairs — Oil prices in the US have fallen to their lowest level since December 2021 amid fears China’s protests over Covid-19 lockdowns will hurt demand. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, the North American benchmark, fell 3.2% Monday to trade near $74 a barrel, a level last reached in late December. Brent … Read more

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, teas and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive score of people in the study who ate the most flavonols fell 0.4 units per decade more slowly than those who ate the least flavonols. The results held … Read more

China’s markets collapse as protests break out over Covid lockdowns

Hong-Kong CNN affairs — Major stock indices and the Chinese currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests against the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rocked investor sentiment. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (HSI) index fell as much as 4.2% in early trading. It has since offset some losses and most recently traded … Read more