White House seeks softer tone on China ahead of Putin-Xi meeting

The White House has sought in recent weeks to tamp down its rhetoric about China possibly providing Russia with lethal aid for use in Ukraine, an effort aimed at reducing heightened tensions particularly ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to four current administration officials and three former […]

‘Troubled’ Eby seeks CSIS briefing on election interference | Globalnews.ca

British Columbia Premier David Eby says he’s “very troubled” by allegations of Chinese interference in Vancouver’s municipal elections last year and he’s asked Canada’s intelligence agency for a briefing. Eby said Friday that Canadians deserved a “thorough and independent investigation” into the claims reported in the Globe and Mail newspaper this week that China’s consulate […]

‘He gets big goals’: Flames leading scorer Tyler Toffoli silences doubters

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Hockey Calgary Flames Published Mar 17, 2023  •  Last updated 4 hours ago  •  3 minute read Calgary Flames Tyler Toffoli in action against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 23, 2023. Azin Ghaffari/Postmedia Article content Tyler Toffoli was apparently paying attention to his status as a pre-season […]

How “Payment Banks” Could Prevent the Next Bank Collapse

At the heart of Silicon Valley Bank’s failure are uninsured depositors — specifically startup companies who held far more than the insured limit of $250,000 and who couldn’t make payroll without access to their accounts. It’s tempting in light of SVB’s failure to assume that the insured deposit limit needs to be raised, but that […]

HCLTech joins Intel foundry services accelerator design services alliance

Global technology company HCLTech has joined the Intel Foundry Services (IFS) Accelerator Design Services Alliance. With this, HCLTech will be able to build advanced solutions for the global chip manufacturing ecosystem by leveraging its capabilities across digital, engineering and cloud. The development has opened an opportunity for […]

40,000t wheat supplied by Russia to Pakistan stolen by govt officials

New Delhi: As many as 67 senior government officials in Pakistan have been suspended and issued show-cause notices for allegedly stealing wheat worth billions of rupees supplied by Russia as a humanitarian gesture, people familiar with the development said. Almost 40,392 tonnes of wheat have been stolen from government warehouses located across 10 districts in […]

Atlanta spa shooter’s death penalty hearings delayed to May

[Source] As the nation commemorates the second anniversary of the deadly Atlanta-area spa mass shootings, gunman Robert Aaron Long still faces the death penalty, a process that could drag on for years after repeated delays. Long, 23, is already serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the four murders that took place in Cherokee […]

Q&A: Code Kunst on new album and his love for Mac Miller

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Producer Code Kunst arguably one of the most well-known artists in South Korea’s thriving music scene, a rarity in a country where singers get most of the attention. His fame comes from his nearly decadelong career churning out hit songs with some of the country’s biggest names. For his latest […]