Morning news brief: US inflation, London police head's resignation, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Feb 11, 2022, 09:37 AM(IST)

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Inflation in the US has been worsening lately. It has becomes highest in 40 years now. A string of controversies has triggered London police head Cressida Dick’s resignation. And Ukraine has accused Russia of 'hybrid war' in naval drill.

 

Inflation in US worsens, becomes highest in 40 years

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Inflation in the US has been worsening lately. It has now soared to become the highest in 40 years. This development has been giving sleepless nights to the American consumers as it has wiped out pay raises and reinforced the decision of the Federal Reserve to begin raising the borrowing rates across the economy.

 

'Things could go crazy': Ukraine accuses Russia of 'hybrid war' in naval drill

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The Ukraine-Russia talks have failed to produce a breakthrough, Ukraine's chief of staff said in Berlin, even as US President Joe Biden urged American citizens to leave Ukraine immediately.

 

String of controversies trigger London police head Cressida Dick’s resignation

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After a string of controversies, the head of London's Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick, has announced on Thursday that she is resigning. This comes as several rows had undermined confidence of the public in the force and led to a fallout between her and the mayor of the capital.  

 

Now, Chinese agency says it can intervene in abortions among unmarried women

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China's family planning association said it will intervene in abortions related to "unmarried people and adolescents". China's state-run Global Times said the measure was aimed at protecting "national fertility and public health by preventing unwilling and unexpected pregnancies".

 

Watch: Canada's truckers protest is tightening screws on auto industry

 

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