China has agreed to "significantly" increase market access to US movies as part of outstanding issues following a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute, according to Vice President Joe Biden.The deal, announced as Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping ended a US trip, will allow over 50 percent more US movies into China, added the Motion Picture Association (MPAA), while Biden did not put numbers on the increase.
OTTAWA — Canada’s labour market will emerge from the shadow of the United States next week, at least temporarily. But the outlook for job creation here will remain cloudy at best.
Most analysts are forecasting another month of moderate hiring in June, with anywhere between 22,000 and 30,000 positions being created. The latest employment tally from Statistics Canada, to be released Friday, will be one of two major data releases in the coming days.
Vice President Joe Biden stole the show while getting the chance to meet and greet Senators and their families at the Senate's mock swearing-in ceremony on Thursday. During the swearing-in ceremony, Biden joked with new Senators and their mothers, prepared a female Senator by telling her she would be "frisked," and offered some workout advice. Here are Biden's best interactions:
According to the January 2013 Employment Situation Report, the U.S. economy added just 17,000 jobs for individuals Age 16 or older in the month from December 2012 to January 2013. Or more technically, in the month from the week including 12th day of December 2012 to the week including the 12th day of January 2013.
In a Google+ Hangout centered around gun control, Vice President Joe Biden went off on a strange tanget on shotguns, assault rifles, and protecting yourself during an earthquake against other people (or, zombies?). "A shotgun would keep you a lot safer – a double barrel shotgun – than the assault weapon in somebody's hand who doesn't know how to use it, even one who does know how to use it.
Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the White House has determined President Barack Obama can take executive action in a push to curb gun violence. "We're here today to deal with a problem that requires immediate action, urgent action," Biden said at a meeting with gun safety advocacy groups and victims of gun violence, according to a pool report released from the meeting.