Victims of Tangshan restaurant attack recovering from injuries, Chinese police say | CNN

Hong Kong CNN – After days of mounting public pressure, Chinese police have finally issued an update on the investigation into a brutal restaurant attack in Tangshan – but the statement has done little to quell public outrage, or address concerns for the victims. The assault, which took place in the early hours of June … Read more

Biden orders emergency steps to boost US solar production

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden ordered emergency measures Monday to boost crucial supplies to US solar manufacturers and declared a two-year tariff exemption on solar panels from Southeast Asia as he attempted to jumpstart progress towards his climate change-fighting goals. His invoking of the Defense Production Act and his other executive actions come amid … Read more

Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) – President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel technological innovation and foster vibrant democracies. “So much … Read more

Ransomware gang threatens to overthrow Costa Rica government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) – A ransomware gang that infiltrated some Costa Rican government computer systems has upped its threat, saying its goal is now to overthrow the government. Perhaps seizing on the fact that President Rodrigo Chaves had only been in office for a week, the Russian-speaking Conti gang tried to increase the … Read more