July 24, 2024

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The left has taken over in the UK and Biden is resisting

The left has taken over in the UK and Biden is resisting

Labor returned to power after 14 years in opposition; The US president has refused to withdraw from re-election

In structure around the world, the group Shakti360 Summarizes the major international facts of the last week (July 1, 2024 to July 5, 2024).

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Hungary takes over the presidency of the European Union

Monday (July 1), Hungary took Acting President European union. At his inauguration, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán (Fidesz, right) said he would make Europe great again, referring to the slogan. Donald Trump (Republic of) America. The Hungarian prime minister has been known to consistently diverge from his European counterparts and support Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Chairmanship Council of the European Union It is shared between the national governments of the group’s alternate leadership member states every 6 months. Belgium took over this position in the first half of 2024.

Supreme Court benefits Trump

Yet on Monday (July 1), the US Supreme Court decided Former President Donald Trump is eligible for limited presidential immunity in the criminal proceedings he faces in the North American judiciary. There were 6 votes in favor and 3 votes against.

Trump can only claim this protection if his actions are considered “official acts.” The nature of these actions is for the lower courts to decide.

The court had to assess the issue after Trump’s defense filed in a lawsuit accusing the Republican Party of trying to change the outcome of the 2020 elections. Invasion of the Capitol On January 6, 2021.

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Tesla rises in 2nd quarter

On Tuesday (July 2), the TeslaElon Musk’s electric vehicle maker, declared 443,956 cars delivered in Q2 2024.

This figure represents a 14.8% increase compared to the first quarter of this year when 386,810 vehicles were delivered. However, this is a 4.8% drop compared to Q2 2023.

The data is preliminary and Tesla will release its April-June financial report on July 23.

Trump’s sentence postponed

The court announced on Tuesday (July 2) that it would delay Trump’s sentencing in the tax fraud case. For September 18.

With the new date, Republicans will be sentenced in the case from July 15 to 18, after the Republican National Convention. During the event, Trump is expected to be formally nominated as the party’s presidential candidate for the November 5th election.

Judge Juan Merchan, who presided over the trial, made the decision to defer sentencing. He decided to wait after the Supreme Court on 2nd (July 1) granted certain immunity to the former President. The judge wants to assess how the decision, announced on May 30, will affect Trump’s sentence.

Biden continues

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday (July 3) said rumors about the US president, Joe Biden (Democrat), are thinking of giving up re-election “absolutely false”.

This statement is issued after the statement given The New York Times statement Biden reportedly told an aide that he couldn’t save his candidacy if he continued to make disastrous public appearances. 1st Debate Against Donald Trump.

Jean-Pierre emphasized that the president is not considering dropping the dispute Identify Criticism of his performance.

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Elections in the United Kingdom

On Thursday (July 4), the centre-left Labor Party won 412 of the 650 seats in the British Parliament in Legislative Assembly elections. The Conservatives elected 121.

With a historic majority in the House of Commons, Labor returns to power after 14 years. On Friday (July 5), the party leader, Keir Starmer, He took office Prime Minister and promised to reduce energy bills and improve living standards. Starmer’s tenure is 5 years.