Canadian Autoworkers Ratify Their Ford Contract; UAW Still Has No Deal
Canadian autoworkers ratified a new labor agreement with Ford Motor Co. Sunday, averting a threatened strike and potentially setting a precedent for United Auto Workers negotiations.
Trudeau Vows Canadian Backing for Ukraine and Consequences for Russia
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced several support measures for Ukraine, including military, economic and humanitarian assistance.
US and China Launch Economic and Financial Working Groups
The U.S. is partnering with China to launch new economic and financial working groups.
Zelenskyy to Speak Before Canadian Parliament in Seeking Allies' Support
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will speak to the Canadian Parliament on Friday as part of his campaign to bolster support from Western allies for Ukraine’s war against the Russian invasion.
Microsoft's Activision Deal Gets Preliminary Approval from UK Regulator
British competition regulators gave preliminary approval Friday to Microsoft’s restructured $69 billion deal to buy video game maker Activision Blizzard.
Zelenskyy Delivers Upbeat Message to US Lawmakers on War Progress
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Washington on Thursday, attempting to boost U.S. support for Ukraine.
India Suspends Visa Services For Citizens of Canada, Trudeau Suspects Nation’s Involvement in Nijjar Killing
India halted visa services for citizens of Canada and told it to reduce its diplomatic staffing.
US Allowing Hundreds of Thousands of Venezuelans Into Country To Work Legally
The Biden administration will grant temporary legal status to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who already are in the country, making them eligible to work.
Zelenskyy Returns to Washington, Faces Dissent Among Republicans To US Spending For Ukraine
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy returns to Washington on Thursday for a one-day visit.
Sweden's Central Bank Hikes Key Interest Rate, Citing Lingering Inflation
Sweden’s central bank raised its key interest rate Thursday, saying that “inflationary pressures in the Swedish economy are still too high.”
Bank of England Leaves Interest Rate Intact As Inflation Spike Eases
The Bank of England has paused nearly two years of interest rate increases after a surprising fall in U.K. inflation eased concerns about prices.
NASA Spacecraft Delivering Biggest Sample Yet From an Asteroid
Planet Earth is about to receive a special delivery — the biggest sample yet from an asteroid.
Airbnb Announces Crackdown on Fake Listings, Has Removed 59K in 2023
Airbnb has removed 59,000 fake listings and prevented another 157,000 from joining the platform in 2023.
Mexican Railway Halts Train Runs Due to Migrant Injuries
A Mexican railway operator announced Tuesday it is temporarily suspending train runs in the northern part of the country because so many migrants are climbing aboard freight cars and getting hurt in the process.
France Welcomes UK’s King Charles III, Queen Camilla for State Visit
King Charles III of the United Kingdom starts a state visit to France on Wednesday with a meeting and ceremony schedule meant to highlight the friendship between the two nations.