World Fever in the American Senate to adopt the Biden Investment Plans before COP26
Brian Laundrie's backpack, notebook found in Florida park near human remains, FBI says
Brian Laundrie's backpack, notebook found in Florida park near human remains, FBI says The FBI confirmed to reporters in Florida on Wednesday that investigators found what appeared to be human remains, "along with personal items, such as a backpack and notebook belonging to Brian Laundrie," just hours after Laundrie's parents searched the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park. "These items were found in an area that, up until recently, had been underwater.
The American Democrats played tight Wednesday in Congress: they want to find an agreement on the investment plans of Joe Biden G20 EuropeThe US President hopes to be able to present to his international partners the image of the
United StatesIt is therefore a race against the watch that is engaged at Congress to try to unite all the fringes of the Democratic Party and take an agreement, before Joe Biden flies on Thursday for Rome (
Inside Hunter Biden's art show: Exhibition opens with tight security
The president's 51-year-old son has made his artistic debut with a New York City show which opened on Saturday. Biden's paintings are priced from $75,000 to $500,000.The president's son, 51, is making his debut as a professional artist at the Georges Berges Gallery in the SoHo district of Manhattan.
"We are very close" of an agreement, assured Wednesday the spokesman for the White House, Jen Psaki, greeting a "broad agreement at Congress among the Democrats". She wanted reassuring about the possibility of succeeding before the presidential plane takes over Europe: "It is only 13h30". Democrats are planning two programs for 8 to 10 years: one is investment of $ 1,200 billion to modernize infrastructure; The other carries social and environmental measures and its amount, strongly planed since the initial proposal, should be about 1,500 billion. It would, however, be the "biggest investment in the history of the fight against the climate crisis by the United States," pleaded Jen Psaki. "An agreement is at hand and we hope to arrive at the framework of an agreement by the end of the day," said the Democrat leader of the Senate a little earlier, Chuck Schumer.
Brazil claims to COP26 compensation for its fight against the deforestation of the Amazon
© Copyright 2021, OBS Brazil intends to use "arms of diplomacy" at COP26 , which Open Sunday, October 31st in Glasgow, to defend its interests in the Amazon and negotiate "for the country to be compensated" in its fight against deforestation , declared its vice-president, General Hamilton Mourao. "The Amazon represents about 50% of the Brazilian territory.
The financing of plans is the subject of heated debate within the Democratic Party, and the outlines of a tax on super-rich have been presented on Wednesday. "The billionaire income tax would apply to about 700 taxpayers and would raise hundreds of billions of dollars", according to this new proposal by Senator Democrat Ron Wyden, head of the US Senate Finance Commission. . This would ensure that "the richest people in the country pay their fair share to (finance) historical investments for childcare, paid holidays and the fight against the climate crisis", is it specified. The big novelty is to impose the latent capital gains, these dormant gains in the thick actions portfolios of the great American fortunes. The precise text as well as "only taxpayers with more than $ 100 million in annual income or more than $ 1 billion in assets over three consecutive years would be covered by the proposal".
Biden swaps home tensions for foreign frustrations in Europe summits
President Joe Biden escapes bruising political turmoil at home for the more convivial world of diplomacy at twin summits in Europe this week -- but the experience could be just as frustrating. "After a lot of commentary in recent weeks about the state of the transatlantic relationship, the United States and Europe head into these two summits aligned in, united on the major elements of the global agenda," Sullivan said.To a veteran foreign policy expert like Biden, the G20 summit in Rome on the weekend and the United Nations' COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next Monday and Tuesday should be a respite, if not exactly a Roman holiday.
According to American media, the tax rate selected would be 23.8%. today, a rich shareholder like Elon Musk, Tesla's boss, or Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, does not pay taxes on these unrealized gains on the pretext that these gains do not exist so much They are not really cashed. The "few richest" can escape tax by holding these assets indefinitely, which allow them to borrow and finance their lifestyle.
senators centristsThe question is now whether this text will find thanks to the eyes of the centrist Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, whose role is crucial, the Democratic majority being so tenuous that the party must get all the voices without exception. Joe Manchin seemed reluctant: "I do not like the connotation that we target different people (...) who contribute to society and create a lot of jobs". He explained to journalists that the Democrats were "absolutely" being able to obtain the framework of an agreement by the end of the day, reports the political information site The Hill. Kyrsten Sinema, opposed to tax increases, has not yet said whether it intends to support this method of financing. On the other hand, Tuesday, pronounced for the minimum tax of 15% on multinationals. She explained to see "A common sense step to ensure that companies very profitable (...) pay a reasonable minimum tax on their profits". This minimum tax, which should concern some 200 companies in particular from the tech sector, has returned to the front of the stage, after the presentation of a text on Tuesday by several senators. 27/10/2021 21:15:05 - Washington (AFP) - © 2021 AFP
Leaders can 'make or break hope' for climate salvation .
Across 25 UN climate conferences since 1995, only twice have more than 110 world leaders joined the fray to confront the spectre of global warming. The cornerstone goal of the Paris Agreement is limiting global warming at "well below 2C" compared to preindustrial levels. But as devastating impacts and new science have accumulated, the treaty's aspirational cap of 1.5C has become the de facto target. An August bombshell report from the UN's climate science body warned that Earth's average temperature will hit that threshold around 2030 -- a decade earlier than projected only three years ago.