West pushes Russia into its first foreign debt default since 1918

Following reports that Moscow had failed to pay about $100 million in interest on two bonds during a 30-day grace period that expired Sunday, the White House said the default showed the power of Western sanctions imposed on Russia since it invaded Ukraine. “This morning’s news around the finding of Russia’s default, for the first … Read more

Iran applies to join BRICS group of emerging countries

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has submitted an application to become a member in the group of emerging economies known as the BRICS, an Iranian official said on Monday. Iran’s membership in the BRICS group, which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, “would result in added values ​​for both sides,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson … Read more

BenFred: Blaming media won’t get Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty and John Mozeliak on the same page | Ben Frederickson

Maybe John Mozeliak and starter Jack Flaherty should start holding joint news conferences for the right-hander’s injury updates moving forward. Or with the way this trend is going, perhaps lean into the drama and turn this saga into a must-see Bally Sports Midwest special, one complete with a debate-style setup. Mozeliak could start the segment … Read more

Bankman-Fried’s FTX says no talks to acquire Robinhood

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 27 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX crypto exchange said it is not in talks to acquire … Read more

You can smell this cancer symptom — plus 10 other signs not to ignore

Experiencing discharge down below is normal – and it’s something everyone has to deal with. It’s important that you get to know your body and what’s right for you – as this will help you spot any deadly signs of cancer. Cervical cancer is the 14th most common cancer in women in the UK – … Read more

President Biden’s nominee to lead ICE pulls nomination, citing year-long confirmation delay

Ed Gonzalez, the sheriff of Texas’ most populous county, on Monday announced he had withdrawn his nomination to lead US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under President Biden, a decision that will further prolong a 5-year-long leadership void in an agency at the center of the nation’s contentious immigration debate. In a series of posts … Read more