Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca – Global News

Pharmacare progress expected to be among priorities as NDP caucus gathers – National | Globalnews.ca  Global News In The News for Jan. 18: The federal New Democrats gather for day one of retreat  Sudbury.com Federal budget will determine survival of NDP-Liberal agreement, NDP finance critic says  CBC News NDP MPs kick off caucus retreat with speech from Jagmeet … Read more

Credit Suisse CEO says outflows have reduced ‘very significantly’ as overhaul progresses

Credit Suisse CEO says outflows have reduced ‘very significantly’ as overhaul progresses

Switzerland’s second largest bank Credit Suisse is seen here next to a Swiss flag in downtown Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Credit Suisse is seeing a sharp reduction in client outflows, as the embattled Swiss lender progresses with its major strategic overhaul, new CEO Ulrich Koerner told CNBC on Wednesday. The bank … Read more

Netherlands says it will send Patriot assistance to Ukraine

Netherlands says it will send Patriot assistance to Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Tuesday that his country plans to “join” the U.S. and Germany’s efforts to train and arm Ukraine with advanced Patriot defense systems. Rutte signaled the Netherlands’ intentions at the start of a White House meeting with President Joe Biden. The Dutch defense ministry said that Rutte’s … Read more

Brovary, Ukraine: Helicopter crash kills 18, including Ukrainian interior minister

Brovary, Ukraine: Helicopter crash kills 18, including Ukrainian interior minister

CNN  —  A helicopter crash near a kindergarten in the Kyiv region has killed at least 18 people, including Ukraine’s entire interior ministry leadership team, according to officials. At least 29 others were injured in the incident on Wednesday in the city of Brovary, on the outskirts of Ukraine’s capital, according to Oleksiy Kuleba, head … Read more

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roads reopened Thursday in storm-besieged Buffalo as authorities continued searching for people who may have died or are stuck and suffering after last week’s blizzard. The driving ban in New York’s second-most-populous city was lifted just after midnight Thursday, Mayor Byron Brown announced. At least 40 deaths in western New York, … Read more

Holiday Surplus Leads To Major Sales: What To Know – NBC News

Holiday Surplus Leads To Major Sales: What To Know – NBC News

Holiday Surplus Leads To Major Sales: What To Know  NBC News Business owners pleased by surge in holiday sales  WPTV News – FL Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast Retail shipments slow in North America :: Lloyd’s List  Lloyd’s List Retailers tout post-holiday sales amid elevated inventory levels  Seeking Alpha This Holiday Season, Direct-to-Consumer Customers Demanded Deals  PYMNTS.com View Full coverage … Read more

Mary and Jesus in the Eyes of Chinese Painters

Mary and Jesus in the Eyes of Chinese Painters

When Italian missionary Matteo Ricci arrived in China in 1583, he carried a mission with him: to forge a bridge for cultural exchanges between the West and the East that could change the course of history. Ricci achieved success, his arrival marking the beginning of the spread of Western books and art in the late … Read more

China will see continued weakness in 2023 consumer spending, says Peterson's Nicholas Lardy – CNBC Television

China will see continued weakness in 2023 consumer spending, says Peterson's Nicholas Lardy – CNBC Television

China will see continued weakness in 2023 consumer spending, says Peterson’s Nicholas Lardy  CNBC Television China needs to ‘stay in front’ of COVID to see a smooth reopening, strategist says  Yahoo Finance It’s going to take several months for Covid to work through China, says AEI’s Scissors  CNBC Television The near term will be bumpy for China, but … Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu sworn in as leader of Israel’s likely most right-wing government ever

Benjamin Netanyahu sworn in as leader of Israel’s likely most right-wing government ever

CNN  —  Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday completed a dramatic return as Israel’s prime minister, after being sworn in as the leader of what is likely to be the country’s most right-wing government in history. Netanyahu and his government were sworn in on Thursday for his sixth term as prime minister, 18 months after he was ousted … Read more