This will be the first season in history that Germany will be unable to produce ice wine, a UN report found most men and women hold biases against females, the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the global economy, the U.S. and Taliban signed a historic deal.
These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow.
These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Election results, new measures to deny asylum to a migrant caravan, US discussions with North Korea and the Taliban, exports being slowed by tariffs, and a new surveillance tool by Chinese authorities.
Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.
The United States and Afghanistan have negotiated a security agreement that Karzai says the future government in Kabul must decide whether it will accept it or not. His regime has also been talking to the Taliban, trying to make peace with them.
The price of gasoline has reached $4 per gallon again in some U.S. cities, hurting consumers and businesses, especially those who are poor and middle class. High prices are containing the U.S. and world economy.
Before the onset of the war in Iraq, oil was $25/barrel, higher than normal, because of the strong economy up until 2000, and then September 11.
Not only was the Iraq War long and bloody, but speculators found opportunities to invest in petroleum due to the declining value of the U.S. Dollar; occasional outbursts of terrorism globally; or, even a hurricane.