Greenland is attracting superpowers riding a green revolution as they seek to regain control of a strategic metal resource found abundantly on the island. 'Rare earths' help power wind turbines, electric vehicles and combat aircraft - but processing them is difficult and dirty.
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U.S. Senate confirms Raimondo to head Commerce Department
The U.S. Senate voted 84-15 on Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the U.S. Commerce Department, the agency that repeatedly sparred with China during the prior administration.
U.S. House Democratic lawmakers introduce wide-ranging climate bill
Three Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a wide-ranging climate bill on Tuesday that embraces President Joe Biden's goals to curb climate change including decarbonizing the electric grid by 2035.
Wall Street ends lower as Apple and Tesla retreat
Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday, pulled down by Apple and Tesla, while materials stocks climbed as investors waited for the U.S. Congress to approve another stimulus package.
U.S. and EU impose sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning, jailing
The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions to punish Russia for what it described as Moscow's attempt to poison opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent last year, in President Joe Biden's most direct challenge yet to the Kremlin.
Rocket Companies shares soar more than 70%, hurting short sellers
Shares in heavily-shorted mortgage provider Rocket Companies surged on Tuesday and were set for their third straight day of gains as the stock drew interest on Twitter and Reddit’s popular WallStreetBets.
No evidence U.S. Capitol rioters belong to antifa movement, FBI chief Wray testifies
FBI Director Chris Wray on Tuesday debunked conspiracy theories promoted by right-wing supporters of former President Donald Trump, saying there was no evidence that leftist extremists disguised themselves as Trump supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol.
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