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White House: Biden will discuss energy prices, supply chain woes on G20 trip

October 26, 2021

Via: Investing.com

President Joe Biden will discuss energy prices, the Iranian nuclear program and supply chain issues during his trip to Europe this week to attend a meeting of G20 leaders, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday. Biden will […]


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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is reportedly being funded by the billionaire founder of eBay

October 21, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Fighting one of the most powerful companies in the world can be expensive, but Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has the billionaire founder of eBay in her corner, according to a Wednesday Politico report. His name is Pierre Omidyar, a well-known […]


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Democratic leaders say Biden’s signature spending plans are nearing breakthrough deal in Congress

October 20, 2021

Via: NY Daily News

Democratic leaders said Wednesday that President Biden’s giant infrastructure and social spending packages could be just a couple of days away from winning approval. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said lawmakers are “making good progress” and House Speaker Nancy […]


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Is Brexit Hurting the U.K. Economy? Trade Data Flashes a Warning

October 19, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The global upswing in trade is leaving the U.K. behind, an early sign of the challenge Brexit is presenting its economy. The U.K. formally began its new relationship with the European Union Jan. 1. Before then, and before the Covid-19 […]


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US Treasury alerts crypto companies to their growing role in preventing ransomware payments and sanctioning evaders

October 15, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Crypto companies have a growing responsibility to help prevent ransomware payments and sanction evaders, the Treasury said in a statement on Friday. Ransomware payments have surged in 2021 as cyber criminals take company data hostage and demand payment in the […]


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Inflation Sets Off Alarms Around the World

October 15, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Rising inflation is triggering anxiety around the world as a surge in demand following the easing of Covid-19 lockdowns has been confronted by supply bottlenecks and rising prices of energy and raw materials. The sharpest consumer-price increases in years in […]


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Nearly 400 Google and Amazon employees called for the companies to end a $1.2 billion contract with the Israeli military

October 13, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees signed an open letter published in The Guardian on Tuesday condemning Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion contract signed by the two companies to sell cloud services to the Israeli military and government. “This technology […]


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U.S. Labor Market Picture Improves

October 7, 2021

Via: Investing.com

The U.S. labor market picture is improving, according to two reports released this week. First is the U.S. Department of Labor Initial Claims report released on Thursday morning. These are claims filed by unemployed individuals with the Labor Department after […]


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Senate averts U.S. debt default as Democrats, Republicans forge a deal until that averts crisis to December

October 7, 2021

Via: NY Daily News

Senate Democratic and Republican leaders forged a stop-gap deal on Thursday to raise the debt ceiling until December after GOP Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell effectively blinked to end a monthlong standoff. The bill passed the Senate Thursday night on […]


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AT&T played major role building, funding far-right channel One America News: report

October 6, 2021

Via: NY Daily News

Far-right media outlet One America News Network, known for promoting conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the 2020 presidential election, would likely not exist without the support and funding from telecom giant AT&T — whose executives reportedly came up with the […]