Brexit Britain trapped in the middle as US and EU go to war on trade – POLITICO

Brexit Britain trapped in the middle as US and EU go to war on trade – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — Three years after leaving the EU to chart its own course, Britain finds itself caught between two economic behemoths in a brewing transatlantic trade war. In one corner sits the United States, whose Congress in August passed the Biden administration’s much-vaunted $369 … Read more

NATO’s looming fault line: China – POLITICO

NATO’s looming fault line: China – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. NATO allies finally agreed earlier this year that China is a “challenge.” What that means is anyone’s guess. That’s the task now facing officials from NATO’s 30-member sprawl since they settled on the label in June: Turning an endlessly malleable term into an actual … Read more

Kherson civilians evacuated as Russia intensifies bombings – POLITICO

Kherson civilians evacuated as Russia intensifies bombings – POLITICO

Russian forces are intensifying their shelling of Kyiv-controlled territories in the Kherson region, as Ukrainian authorities evacuate civilians to safer areas. Yaroslav Yanushevych, the regional governor of Kherson, said on Sunday that Russian forces shelled the region 54 times during the past day, using “terror tactics.” Moscow’s troops “purposefully hit civilians in the region,” he … Read more

Ukrainians brace for brutal winter as Russia targets infrastructure

Ukrainians brace for brutal winter as Russia targets infrastructure

Ukrainians brace for brutal winter as Russia targets infrastructure – CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News foreign correspondent Chris Livesay reports from Kyiv, as Russia tries to weaponize winter and freeze Ukraine’s momentum. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On .

Missiles target energy grid leaving Ukrainians in cold and darkness

Missiles target energy grid leaving Ukrainians in cold and darkness

Missiles target energy grid leaving Ukrainians in cold and darkness – CBS News Watch CBS News Millions of Ukrainians are facing winter with disruptions to their heat and water supplies after a Russian bombing campaign that targeted energy infrastructure. CBS Correspondent Chris Livesay is in Kyiv with a look at the devastation. Be the first … Read more

Most Ukrainians left without power after new Russian strikes

Most Ukrainians left without power after new Russian strikes

By JOHN LEICESTER and SAM MEDNICK (Associated Press) KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia unleashed a new missile onslaught on Ukraine’s battered energy grid Wednesday, robbing cities of power and some of water and public transport, too, compounding the hardship of winter for millions. The aerial mauling of power supplies also took nuclear plants and internet … Read more

Cold, dark confusion grips Ukraine after Putin’s missile barrage – POLITICO

Cold, dark confusion grips Ukraine after Putin’s missile barrage – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Jamie Dettmer is opinion editor at POLITICO Europe. LVIV, Ukraine — Inna missed her father’s funeral. The grieving 36-year-old Ukrainian lawyer learned of his death as she and her two young daughters — one aged seven, the other five — boarded a flight from … Read more

As Xi reemerges, Europe again falls prey to China’s divide-and-rule tactics – POLITICO

As Xi reemerges, Europe again falls prey to China’s divide-and-rule tactics – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BALI, Indonesia — Every European leader at this week’s G20 summit in Bali wanted a one-on-one meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Not everyone got one. The Europeans’ desire to meet Xi was driven by the fact that this week was the first opportunity … Read more

Russia launches heavy air strikes across Ukraine as G20 leaders meet – POLITICO

Russia launches heavy air strikes across Ukraine as G20 leaders meet – POLITICO

Moscow ramped up its aerial bombardments over Ukraine on Tuesday as a G20 meeting in Bali moved towards a resolution condemning the Russian invasion. Moscow has in recent weeks targeted core energy infrastructure and other utilities in an attempt to break Ukrainian morale before winter, partly in response to major failures on the battlefield. The … Read more

The Infinite Cloud Is a Fantasy

The Infinite Cloud Is a Fantasy

Since the turn of the millennium, the tech industry has spent trillions to conjure a seductive narrative that the cloud—a term most nontechnical people use to mean everything the internet touches—is limitless and weightless, that it is “greener,” more durable, and more secure than the analog data storage practices that preceded it. They have trained … Read more