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Why Washington can’t have an honest debate about inflation

Why Washington can’t have an honest debate about inflation The political conversation about inflation, however, is not very good. In fact, it’s largely a charade, with enough artifice to go around among all the actors involved. Republicans, as would be expected, play the role of prosecutor indicting a Democratic defendant. They charge President Joe Biden …

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Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists. After the order was announced Thursday, …

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Abbott CEO apologizes for baby formula shortage in Washington Post

Abbott CEO apologizes for baby formula shortage in Washington Post The Abbott manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan, on May 13, 2022. Jeff Kowalski | AFP | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford apologized Saturday in a new op-ed for his company’s role in a nationwide shortage of baby formula, which this week moved Congress …

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How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media Elon Musk wears many hats as Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, and founder of the Boring Company and Neuralink. He’s also a prolific Twitter user. The news that Musk made a $44 billion offer to buy Twitter and potentially become the social media company’s CEO …

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Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul

Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul

Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul .. The Senate passed it following Biden’s departure from Washington. The confirmation that Biden had signed the bill came as the President attended a state dinner with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. Biden signed the aid package off camera earlier Saturday, along with …

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US, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker

US, other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker BANGKOK (AP) — Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in the Thai capital, officials said. A Japanese official …

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Biden signs $40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip

Biden signs $40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip

Biden signs $40B for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip .. President Biden on Saturday signed legislation to support Ukraine with another $40 billion in US assistance as the Russian invasion approaches its fourth month. The legislation, which was passed by Congress with bipartisan support, deepens the US commitment to Ukraine at a time of uncertainty …

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Cable companies to offer effectively free internet to low-income homes

Cable companies to offer effectively free internet to low-income homes Vice President Kamala Harris during an event on high-speed internet access. Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images The Biden administration said it secured commitments from 20 internet service providers to either reduce prices or increase speeds to serve low-income households, according to …

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