Senate votes on $40 billion aid package for Ukraine

CNN – The Senate is expected to vote Thursday on passing a bill about $40 billion to send aid to Ukraine as the country struggles against Russia. Brutal and unprovoked attacks. the scale passed the house Earlier this month, once it is passed by the Senate, it will go to President Joe Biden to be … Read more

Used and Refurbished Smartphone Market – Growth, Trends, Impact of COVID-19 and Forecast (2022)

ReportLinker The global market for used and refurbished smartphones (hereinafter referred to as the studied market) was valued at 251.09 million units in 2021 and is expected to reach 459.86 million units by 2027, registering a compound annual growth rate of 10. NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – announces the release of … Read more

US official: Israel “excited” to return Biden aid to the Palestinians

A senior US official said Israeli officials expressed “excitement” to their American counterparts about the Biden administration’s reinstatement of aid to the Palestinians after the Trump administration cut it off almost entirely. “We see a lot of enthusiasm on the part of the Government of Israel for the resumption of this assistance out of concern … Read more

Seafarers face long waits for mental health help

As the Navy continues to investigate a series of suicides aboard the USS George Washington aircraft carrier, the service says it is dealing with serious issues related to access to mental health services. The Navy’s most senior enlisted sailor said the pandemic has exacerbated mental health problems across the service and there is a serious … Read more

Cook County’s Guaranteed Income Program Opening for Applications This Fall aims to become permanent after a two-year trial run – Chicago Tribune

Officials said Wednesday that applications for the $42 million Cook County Direct Cash Assistance Program will open this fall, while they provided new details about the initiative they say they plan to make permanent. Touted as one of the largest guaranteed income programs in the country, Cook County plans to give $500 monthly payments to … Read more

Analysis: Elon Musk can’t easily give Twitter the boot on bots

May 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk may find a way to prove his claim of Twitter Inc . spam accounts (TWTR.N) The platform is far above what the social media company estimated, but it’s hard to show that he and investors have been misled, legal experts say. Musk said on Twitter Tuesday that his $44 … Read more