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Biden’s Fraught Visit To Saudi Arabia And The U.S.-Saudi Relationship

On July 15th, President Joe Biden traveled to Jeddah with the goals of finalizing international agreements and promoting a more stable and prosperous Middle East, according to a White House press release. Though many American presidents have traveled to Saudi Arabia, Biden’s visit was particularly contentious due to his fist-bump encounter with Crown Prince Mohammed […]

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Despite being ‘fraught with risk’, this lawyer thinks Web3 has legs

You work with a lot of corporates interested in the Web3 space – what are the things they’re most keen on doing? If we look at the more traditional corporates, they are asking questions about what they should do if they want to accept crypto as payments. If we believe crypto will be a thing, […]

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Why EU enlargement debate remains fraught ahead of summit

This article is an on-site version of our Europe Express newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday and Saturday morning Good morning and welcome to Europe Express. EU ambassadors last night paved the way for leaders to confirm Ukraine’s and Moldova’s candidate status later this week. But […]

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In ‘Happy-Go-Lucky,’ David Sedaris reflects on his fraught relationship with his dad

It’s always interesting to see how a writer’s work changes after their parents are gone. Some loosen up dramatically. For many, the gloves come off, relieved to finally have the last word. David Sedaris’ situation is different, because he’s been writing about his father for years. “As long as my father had power, he used […]

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The Big Four face a fraught exit from Russia

Western companies have cut ties en masse with Russia since Vladimir Putin sent his troops into Ukraine. But even as banks such as Goldman Sachs and energy companies like BP said they were exiting the market, they gave precious little clarity on what that means in practice. The Big Four accountants joined the corporate exodus but […]

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UK shale gas: fracking on a crowded island is fraught with difficulty

The government of former prime minister David Cameron went “all out” for shale. The promised revolution never happened. Britain’s only two viable shale gas wells are about to be plugged with concrete. Yet Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has provoked calls for a rethink. Prime minister Boris Johnson is considering lifting the UK ban on fracking in […]

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DeSantis’ rising star — and fraught relationship with Trump — on display as CPAC kicks off in Florida | CNN Politics

Orlando CNN —   Walking out to a slick hype video and tossing hats into a raucous crowd as he approached the microphone, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday demonstrated for the Conservative Political Action Conference the bravado and fighting attitude that has made him the most popular elected Republican in the country among conservatives. […]

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Europe in limbo: German election deadlock means ‘fraught’ coalition may follow Merkel

EUROPE could be left in limbo for several months with the latest German election exit polls in the race to succeed Angela Merkel showing a near dead heat that will trigger lengthy talks over the formation of a new coalition Government. Read more here Daily Express :: World Feed