USA news live updates: IMF slashes global growth estimate on slowing US – Times of India

Stocks: Wall St slides over 2% as tech rout deepens; Fed meeting eyed

US counters Chinese presence in Balkans by increasing footprint in Albania

Launching new military exercises near Ukraine and in annexed Crimea, Russia on Tuesday accused the United States of ratcheting up tensions by putting several thousand of its own troops on alert

Russia sanctions would include export curbs on high-tech equipment including AI, quantum computing: Senior US official

Biden caught on hot mic calling journalist a ‘stupid son of a …’

US President Joe Biden on Monday was caught on a hot mic, calling a correspondent from a US news network a vulgar epithet after the journalist asked a question on the issue of inflation.

IMF warns Fed tightening may delay Asia’s recovery

Walmart invests in indoor vertical farming startup Plenty

Walmart said Tuesday it has taken a stake in agriculture startup Plenty, becoming the first large US retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming as a way to deliver fresher produce to its stores.

IMF slashes global growth estimate on slowing US

The IMF on Tuesday downgraded its forecast for global economic growth this year, citing the impact of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, which contributed to a slowdown in the United States and China.

‘Cold’ reality hits India’s Gujarat village in pursuit of ‘American dream’

Lack of quality job opportunities is driving residents of this village in Gujarat to pursue their dream of migrating to the US and other developed countries for a better future and that urge is so strong that some of them do not mind taking the illegal route and endangering their lives in pursuit of their goal.