New York woman attacked during COVID protest at Columbia University in China

New York woman attacked during COVID protest at Columbia University in China

A woman participating in this week’s protest at Columbia University against China’s COVID lockdown was repeatedly hit in the head and knocked unconscious, police say. The 21-year-old victim was protesting with others on West 116th Street just before 8 p.m. Monday when a man she did not know approached her and punched her multiple times … Read more

EU sets price cap for Russian oil

EU sets price cap for Russian oil

Comment this story Comment BRUSSELS – After months of lobbying by the United States and days of tense negotiations, Ukraine’s allies are closer to implementing a plan to cap the price of Russian oil from next week, but European ambassadors on Friday proposed a cap so close to current prices that it is unclear whether … Read more

GM and LG invest $275 million to expand Tennessee EV battery plant

GM and LG invest 5 million to expand Tennessee EV battery plant

General Motors unveiled its all-new modular platform and battery system, Ultium, on March 4, 2020 at its Tech Center campus in Warren, Michigan. Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors General Engines and LG Energy Solution will spend an additional $275 million at their joint venture battery plant in Tennessee to increase production by more … Read more

FBI director raises national security concerns over TikTok

FBI director raises national security concerns over TikTok

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video-sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government “which does not share our values”. Wray said the FBI is concerned that the Chinese have the ability to control the app’s recommendation algorithm, … Read more