Category: News

US Financial Regulators Moving ‘Very Fast’ to Take on Climate Change

WASHINGTON—Financial regulators around the world are rushing to implement models to measure the financial risk arising from climate change. Central banks including the Federal Reserve may soon begin to implement climate stress tests of banks, which may limit financing for sectors such as mining, oil, and gas. The world’s largest central banks are pondering how…


Iowa School Board Appoints Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Despite Controversial Social Media Posts

JOHNSON, Iowa—An Iowa school board approved a director of equity, inclusion and belonging despite social media posts that attacked black conservatives with racially insulting language and expressed fear and distrust of the police. The nominee refused to apologize, saying his posts reflect his and others’ experiences. On May 3, the school board of Johnson, a…


NTD Business Full Broadcast (May 6)

Drugmaker Moderna is making money — posting its first ever profitable quarter. It also expects to rake in more for the whole year. The IRS chasing down more crypto users across the U.S. — Are you on the list? One state moves forward with tax cuts despite fears a provision in the recent stimulus package…


Education Secretary Confronted at Budget Hearing for Prioritizing ‘1619 Project’ in K-12 Education

At a budget request hearing Wednesday, Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) confronted Education Secretary Miguel Cardona over a proposed new rule that would direct a federal grant to prioritize the teaching that America is inherently racist. Cole, a vice ranking Republican member of the House Appropriations Committee, said he was “deeply concerned” by the Education Department’s…


Elites In Hollywood Pushed a Subversive Agenda—Interview With K. Lloyd Billingsley [Coming 05/06 6pm ET]

The Chinese government places heavy restrictions on Hollywood filmmakers looking to get their movies into China, but for many in the industry, censorship is not seen as something new. Many look to history and point to the Hollywood Blacklist during the Cold War, and claim that the United States also had its own forms of…


2nd COVID-19 Wave Isn’t Unique to India, but Country’s Problems Are: Health Care Expert

NEW DELHI—While the current second wave of COVID-19 isn’t unique to India, the South Asian nation presents a unique set of problems that are aggravating the surge of the disease, according to a global health care policy expert who has authored a book on the pandemic. Meanwhile, experts are warning that a third wave of…


Family Never Gave Up on Mentally and Visually Challenged Son Despite Doctors’ Advice

When a couple were told by doctors to not have much hope for their newborn son who was mentally and visually challenged, the parents relied on their faith and decided to give him a chance; and in doing so they have overcome numerous hardships and defied the odds. “This is the story of how we…


France’s Macron Commemorates Napoleon’s ‘Ode to Political Will’

PARIS—President Emmanuel Macron laid a wreath at Napoleon Bonaparte’s tomb on Wednesday, commemorating the bicentenary of the death of an emperor who overthrew the nascent Republic before expanding France’s empire in bloody battles across Europe. Numerous past presidents have shunned paying tribute to one of France’s most divisive leaders, but in a speech at the…


Beijing ‘Indefinitely’ Suspends High-Level Economic Dialogue With Australia

The Chinese regime has “indefinitely” suspended all future activities under the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue, following last month’s termination of the Belt and Road Initiative agreement by Foreign Minister Marise Payne. The move has been deemed largely symbolic as Australian ministers have been unable to contact their Chinese counterparts for over a year now. On…


WHO Experts Voice ‘Very Low Confidence’ in Some Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Data

GENEVA—WHO experts have voiced “very low confidence” in data provided by Chinese state-owned drugmaker Sinopharm on its COVID-19 vaccine regarding the risk of serious side-effects in some patients, but overall confidence in its ability to prevent the disease, a document seen by Reuters shows. A World Health Organization spokesman said that the document on Sinopharm…