The popular US carmaker Ford announced it had decided to resume its policy to finance political parties and politicians, Reuters reported. Ford will not rule out donations to those lawmakers who voted on 6 January against certifying President Joe Biden’s election win.
One of the producers of Covid-19 vaccines Johnson and Johnson has announced it would dump a large volume of jabs due to registered poor manufacturing quality caused by personnel with no adequate training, AP reported. The company at the center of quality problems that led Johnson & Johnson to discard an unknown amount of its coronavirus vaccine has a series of citations from US FDA for quality control problems.
US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to a virtual summit on climate change he will host on 22-23 April, with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin being among the invited, the White House said in a statement on Friday.
More than a third of the global arms sold worldwide during the past five years originated in the United States, underscoring its role as the world’s top weapons seller, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) announced on Monday.
Germany hopes that its improved relations with the United States under US President Joe Biden will make a joint sanctions policy against China and Russia over human rights and other abuses possible, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday.
The US investment fund BlackRock announced in official filing to the Tokyo Stock Exchange that it had control over 5.21% of total shares in Japan's electronics giant Toshiba, Reuters reported. The stock volume makes BlackRock Toshiba's third largest shareholder after hedge funds Effissimo Capital Management and Farallon Capital Management, a source familiar with the matter told the agency.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering two sites in Arizona and another one in New York in addition to Austin, Texas, for a new $17bn chip plant, according to documents filed with Texas state officials.
The US and Norwegian e-commerce companies eBay and Adevinta agreed to sell small British subsidiaries in order to secure green light from regulatory organs for a long anticipated merger of operations which is valued at some 9.2 billion dollars, Reuters reported.
The US Food and Drug Administration granted an approval for usage to the Johnson and Johnson one-shot Covid-19 vaccine, AP reported. This is the third approved Covid-19 vaccine in US and the first which is administered by a single dose.
Warren Buffett, one of the world’s richest entrepreneurs admitted he made a 10 billion dollars worth of mistake by overspending in one of his acquisitions, Reuters reported. The deal on focus is the 2016 purchase of Precesion Castparts by Berkshire Hathaway.