U.S. President Joe Biden holds first bilateral meeting with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought on Tuesday to turn the page on the Trump era, stressing the countries’ deep ties and pledging to work together on COVID-19 and climate change in their first bilateral meeting. “The United States has no closer friend, no closer friend than Canada,” Biden told… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden holds first bilateral meeting with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Nikola announces hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle lineup

Nikola Corp on Tuesday disclosed details on its hydrogen fuel-cell-powered product lineup that will include vehicles with a driving range of up to 900 miles. The lineup includes a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) variant of Nikola’s truck series Tre Cabover and Nikola Two FCEV Sleeper, a long-haul freight automobile, for the North American market.… Read More Nikola announces hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle lineup

U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled over, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate him. Woods, 45, was the sole occupant of the dark gray Genesis sport utility vehicle when it crashed at about 7:12 a.m.… Read More U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident

Facebook to restore news services in Australia following amendment of content laws

Facebook said on Tuesday it will restore Australian news pages after negotiating changes with the government to a proposed law that forces tech giants to pay for media content displayed on their platforms. Australia and the social media group have been locked in a standoff for more than a week after the government introduced legislation… Read More Facebook to restore news services in Australia following amendment of content laws

U.S. imposes sanctions on two Myanmar generals over coup

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on two members of Myanmar’s military junta and threatened further actions over the country’s February 1 coup. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said the move took aim at General Maung Maung Kyaw, who is the air force commander in chief, and Lieutenant General Moe Myint… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on two Myanmar generals over coup

Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the imprisoned former leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was arrested on Monday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 31, a regular attendee at her husband’s trial two years ago, was arrested at Dulles International Airport in… Read More Wife of Mexican drug cartel kingpin El Chapo arrested in Virginia

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signs law legalizing recreational marijuana

Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday making New Jersey the latest U.S. state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but it is expected to take up to a year before dispensaries will begin selling cannabis to the public. The Democratic governor signed a package of three bills after voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot question… Read More New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signs law legalizing recreational marijuana

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets making service available to over a billion listeners

Spotify said on Monday it would launch in 85 new markets in the next few days which will make the music streaming service available to more than a billion people around the world, sending its shares up 6% to a record high. The company, which started its service more than a decade ago, is currently… Read More Spotify to launch in 85 new markets making service available to over a billion listeners