AJ Impact

Tech titans take aim at Trump freeze on H-1B and other visas

im体育官网Trump administration has justified suspension of some worker visas on grounds it will boost US jobs, but execs cry foul.

Tech titans take aim at Trump freeze on H-1B and other visas

AJ Impact

Tesla tells Texas new plant will create 5,000 'middle-skill' jobs

Cybertruck factory jobs would pay solid wages without the need for extended levels of higher education, says carmaker.

Tesla tells Texas new plant will create 5,000 'middle-skill' jobs

AJ Impact

Polaris dealer losses store over racist Black Lives Matter posts

Polaris's action is the latest move by a US corporation to take a harder line against systemic racism.

Polaris dealer losses store over racist Black Lives Matter posts

Health

Saharan dust turns the Caribbean brown

This is the worst outbreak of Saharan dust pollution in many decades

Saharan dust turns the Caribbean brown

United States

10 years' jail: Trump targets US statue destroyers

Many monuments associated with slavery and European colonisation have been targeted for destruction recently.

Trump promises jail time for protesters pulling down statues

AJ Impact

Trump adviser Navarro walks back China trade deal 'over' comments

im体育官网China foreign ministry spokesman lambasts Navarro, saying he 'consistently lies and has no honesty and trustworthiness'.

Trump adviser Navarro walks back China trade deal 'over' comments

US & Canada

Amnesty report highlights the need for US police reforms

A new report out of the United States is painting a picture of widespread police abuse in the days following the death of George Floyd.

Europe

US, Russia nuclear arms talks end with plans for second round

US says any new agreement on curbing nuclear weapons should include China, a condition Russia calls 'unrealistic'.

US, Russia nuclear arms talks end with plans for second round

Opinion

Hillary Clinton was right

im体育官网Trump's supporters are deplorable.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Europe

US ex-Marine will not appeal Russia spy verdict in hopes of swap

Paul Whelan's lawyer says his client does not believe in Russia's justice system and pins hopes on prisoner exchange.

US ex-Marine will not appeal Russia spy verdict in hopes of swap

Black Lives Matter protests

In Pictures: Anti-racism protesters pepper-sprayed in the US

im体育官网Police disperse protesters who tried to pull down the statue of former US President Andrew Jackson near the White House.

In Pictures: Anti-racism protesters pepper-sprayed in the US

United States

Protesters try to pull down ex-US president's statue in DC

Police use pepper spray to push back hundreds of protesters trying to topple statue of Andrew Jackson near White House.

Protesters try to pull down ex-US president's statue in DC

AJ Impact

US court blocks California cancer label on Bayer weed killer

Judge says California's rule requiring Bayer to label Roundup as a cancer-causing substance is misleading.

US court blocks California cancer label on Bayer weed killer

Racism

Hate-hacking and Zoom 'bombing': Racism in the virtual workspace

For many, working remotely has helped to keep them safe but what happens when remote work actually puts you in danger?

Hate-hacking and Zoom 'bombing': Racism in the virtual workspace

Asia Pacific

Trudeau slams China's 'political' detention of two Canadians

im体育官网Prime minister says China is prosecuting Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor over Canada's arrest of top Huawei executive.

Trudeau slams China's 'political' detention of two Canadians