Tag: Regional Politics

Jeff Bezos pledges $1 billion toward preserving 30% of Earth’s land and sea

Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give $1 billion to global conservation efforts, as part of a $10 billion effort to battle climate change. In a statement, the Bezos Earth Fund said the $1 billion will play a key role in carrying out the “30×30” commitment — protecting 30% of the planet’s land and sea […]

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Goldman downgrades China growth, citing delta variant’s spread

Goldman Sachs has cut its 2021 China growth forecast, citing the fast spread of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, though the bank expects a rebound later in the year. “With the virus spreading to many of China’s provinces and local governments reacting swiftly to control the spread of the […]

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Melissa DeRosa, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top aide, resigns

ALBANY, N.Y. — Melissa DeRosa, the top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said Sunday night she was resigning, as the Democratic governor faces a possible impeachment over sexual-harassment charges as well as a criminal investigation. DeRosa was mentioned multiple times in a report issued Tuesday by state Attorney General Letitia James that found Cuomo violated state and […]

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