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China faces huge climate and tech challenges in its bid for global leadership

China’s leaders are finalizing their political and economic agenda for the rest of 2021 and beyond. How the country achieves technological independence and tackles the climate crisis will be near the top. This year’s “Two Sessions” meeting — the most important annual event on China’s political calendar — is particularly noteworthy because Beijing will ratify…MORE

US and EU agree to suspend tariffs linked to long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute

US and EU agree to suspend tariffs linked to long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute

The United States and European Union have agreed to suspend for four months all tariffs related to the long-running dispute over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus. The suspended tariffs mark a first step toward repairing a transatlantic trade partnership that’s been strained for nearly 17 years by complaints on both sides about subsidies to the…MORE

Jeep boss says it might drop Cherokee name

Jeep boss says it might drop Cherokee name

Jeep’s new boss says the company is open to dropping the name “Cherokee” from its vehicles in response to objections from the Cherokee Nation. The company is engaged in talks with officials from the Native American tribe, according to Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, the recently merged automaker that includes the Jeep brand. Tavares made…MORE

Fake tax preparer gets six Covid-19 bailout loans worth more than $1 million

Fake tax preparer gets six Covid-19 bailout loans worth more than $1 million

His past clients say he’s a scammer who ran off with their money, and a judge barred him from illegally masquerading as a certified public accountant after government officials caught on to his scheme. But none of that stopped James Polzin and companies linked to him from seeking — and being granted — at least…MORE

Every investor wants an answer to this question

Every investor wants an answer to this question

A wave of anxiety is sweeping through stock and bond markets as investors prepare to enter a new phase of the pandemic. What’s happening: Concerns are growing that a strong economic recovery later this year will cause a spike in inflation. That’s sparked a selloff in government bonds. When prices fall, yields rise, which weighs…MORE

How TikTok made ‘WandaVision’ must-see TV

How TikTok made ‘WandaVision’ must-see TV

The finale of “WandaVision” premiered Friday, bringing to an end a successful season for Disney+’s first Marvel Studios series — and with it, a parallel drama that has been unfolding on TikTok. For weeks, fans have taken to the short-form video app to theorize about the show’s many mysteries, creating countless videos of themselves talking,…MORE

China sets growth target of more than 6% in 2021

China sets growth target of more than 6% in 2021

China bucked the global recession in 2020, and in doing so narrowed the economic gap with the United States. Now it says it needs to pick up the pace this year. Premier Li Keqiang on Friday announced that China would target growth of more than 6% in 2021. While China emerged from the global downturn…MORE

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