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US gives Ukraine $1 billion in military aid

kyiv—The Ukrainian leader has secured $1 billion in new US military aid, including Stinger anti-aircraft missiles used against Soviet forces in Afghanistan. President Volodymyr Zelensky has said Russia is building a new Cold War wall across Europe “between freedom and servitude”, after his government accused invading forces of bombing a …

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Canadian judge issues order to stop protesters from blocking US border bridge

Reuters / 07:29 Feb 12, 2022 People erect a tent as truck drivers and supporters continue to block access to the Ambassador Bridge, which connects Detroit and Windsor, to protest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination mandates, in Windsor , Ontario, Canada February 10, 2022. REUTERS/ Carlos Osori WINDSOR, Ontario – A …

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States get green light to build electric car charging stations, Auto News, ET Auto

Biden has also set a goal of 50% electric vehicle sales by 2030, as part of a broader effort to achieve a zero-emissions economy by 2050. WASHINGTON: States get green light to build nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that would place new or upgraded ones every 80 kilometers …

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US House China competition bill to pass this week

The Chinese and American flags are printed on paper in this illustration taken January 27, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday introduced a multibillion-dollar bill aimed at increasing U.S. competitiveness with China …

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Race and finance: the student loan trap

This is the second in a series of articles on race and the financial system. When American civil rights activists of the last century took to the streets, they dreamed of a day when black Americans had the same educational opportunities as everyone else in the country. Sabrina Cannon lived …

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Antony Blinken Warns China Against “Aggressive Actions” in Asia-Pacific | American foreign policy

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken used a visit to the Indo-Pacific to urge China to stop its “aggressive actions” in the region, as Washington seeks to strengthen its alliances against Beijing. President Joe Biden’s administration is trying to restore relations and reaffirm its influence in Asia after the turmoil …

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Federal judge blocks vaccine mandate for COVID-19 contractor, grants AG request

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron Silas walker [email protected] A Kentucky federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday effectively blocking the implementation of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, who serves the Eastern District of Kentucky, issued …

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Federal Electric Car Tax Credits In 2021 Can Save You Thousands

Climate change and electric vehicles: how will future cars stem global warming? Electric vehicles have become a fashionable trend. But how much better for the environment than standard gasoline or diesel cars? Just the FAQ, USA TODAY Car buying is going downhill right now. Chip shortages have led to a …

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EU, US face tough road to tackle China’s dirty steel – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The EU and the US want to ally against China’s coal-fired blast furnaces in a green steel alliance – but no one knows how that will happen. The united front proposal against Beijing was a keystone of the steel tariff truce concluded between …

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Arkansas community groups selected for $ 5.2 million federal Covid-19 relief for after-school and summer youth programs

Forty-four of Arkansas’ after-school, summer and extended-year learning programs are new grant recipients totaling $ 5.2 million to help students catch up on the academic learning missed due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Arkansas State University Out-of-School Network Initiative recently announced …

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Your wallet is on the line: Washington must succeed this week

Prepare for a week of wide-eyed politics and process. But this DC sausage-making has implications for virtually every American family. What’s happening right now is nothing less than a one-time realignment of your kitchen table economy. President Joe Biden and Democrats want a cradle-to-grave remake of the American economy. Investments …

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How a submarine deal sparked a major diplomatic crisis | Business and Economy News

Australia’s decision to cancel a multibillion-dollar order for French submarines in favor of American and British technology has sparked an unprecedented diplomatic row between longtime Western allies. The French Foreign Ministry recalled its ambassadors in the United States and Australia citing “duplicity, disdain and lies”. Along with the economic damage …

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Could climate change trigger a financial crisis?

Sep 4, 2021 IN LAST YEARS regulators have begun to warn of the threat climate change poses to the stability of the financial system. Following its strategic review in July, the European Central Bank (BCE) develop a “climate change action plan”. Mark Carney, the former Governor of the Bank of …

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FirstFT: Archegos employees face big losses

Global Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about world news. Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa or Americas edition to receive it directly to your inbox every morning of the week …

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Democrats’ budget would fund massive clean energy plan

The Congressional Democrats’ $ 3.5 trillion budget plan would fund a sweeping transition to cleaner energy, but it is expected to meet opposition from parts of the energy industry and their industrial customers over provisions likely to increase their costs. The plan calls for paying cash to utilities that make …

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Biden’s New Chinese Doctrine | The Economist

July 17, 2021 OLONG PTIMISTS hoped that China’s welcome into the global economy would make it a “responsible stakeholder” and lead to political reform. As president, Donald Trump called this weak. Today, Joe Biden converts Trumpian exaltation into a doctrine that pits America against China, a struggle between rival political …

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As pandemic eases, businesses push Congress for another bailout

“We are still incredibly vulnerable,” said Sean Kennedy, executive vice president of public affairs for the National Restaurant Association. The lobbying effort is gaining traction, with Republicans signing bills to provide grants to restaurants and gyms even as the GOP balks at President Joe Biden’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure spending plans. Lawmakers …

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‘A new chapter’: US-EU leaders turn the page on dispute over 17-year-old aircraft subsidies (at least for now) | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Hailed as a “new chapter” in bilateral trade relations between the United States and the European Union (EU), the two sides ad At a US-EU summit in Brussels on Tuesday, an agreement was reached to suspend (for five years) all tariffs resulting from the long-standing transatlantic dispute over aircraft subsidies. …

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‘Obamacare’ survives: US Supreme Court rejects big challenge

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court, though increasingly conservative in its composition, on Thursday rejected the latest major Republican-led effort to remove the national healthcare law known as ‘Obamacare’, thus preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans. The judges, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire Affordable Care Act intact by …

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US-EU trade feuds likely to turn soft during summit

Law360 (June 11, 2021, 6:31 p.m. EDT) – President Joe Biden’s week-long stint across Europe will largely focus on resolving a series of bitter trade disputes, but there is still work to be done serious policy that must be done before the allies can reset their trade relationship. Biden is …

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US uses Quad to strengthen critical supply chains

WASHINGTON – The United States will work with the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue countries and the Group of Seven to address supply chain vulnerabilities for semiconductors and other strategic materials, according to a report released Tuesday. US dependence on China for chips and other critical products has raised concerns, especially as …

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Biden’s budget includes increase in health grants

An ACA premium tax credit subsidy is supposed to keep what a consumer pays in cash for health coverage at a certain percentage of the consumer’s “modified adjusted gross income” or MAGI. (Photo: Shutterstock) President Joe Biden has proposed a budget for fiscal year 2022 that could make the current …

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The two big risks to Biden’s American family plan

Wednesday’s address to the nation began rolling out President Joe Biden’s plan for American families. The proposal promises to expand tax credits for families, provide funding for preschool education, and strengthen child care and paid time off. The president hopes to address significant gaps in the country’s social safety net. …

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UAW denounces GM investment in Mexico

Members of the United Auto Workers march in the Labor Day Parade in Detroit, September 2, 2019. Photo AP / Paul Sancya DETROIT (AP) – An announcement by General Motors that it would invest more than $ 1 billion in a Mexican factory that will build electric vehicles has angered …

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Airbnb bans rioters and hate groups ahead of inauguration

Airbnb, the online marketplace for vacation rentals, announced Monday it is reviewing reservations in the Washington, DC area before the presidential inauguration of next week and will ban any guest associated with hate groups or violent activity. What would you like to know Airbnb reviews bookings in nation’s capital ahead …

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