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Senate vetting Biden’s choice for SEC head amid stock drama

Senate vetting Biden’s choice for SEC head amid stock drama

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WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission is coming before a Senate panel for his confirmation hearing at a moment when a roiling ...

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Anti-Putin Campaigners Say It’s Time to Sanction Sons of Oligarchs and Cronies

Anti-Putin Campaigners Say It’s Time to Sanction Sons of Oligarchs and Cronies

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Back when he was still running Russia’s FSB, Nikolai Patrushev, a longtime Putin crony who now heads the Russian Security Council, famously referred to himself and his colleagues ...

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Asian stocks sink after Wall St rises

Asian stocks sink after Wall St rises

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BEIJING – Asian stock markets declined Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded.Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and ...

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises

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TOKYO – Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded. Market benchmarks in Tokyo, ...

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Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response

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NEW YORK – Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response ...

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South Dakota AG May Have Been Scrolling Through Conspiracy Site

South Dakota AG May Have Been Scrolling Through Conspiracy Site

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South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s Ford Taurus at the scene of the impact the following morningImage: South Dakota Highway PatrolDistracted driving kills, and you’d ...

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Progressives Won’t ‘Accept’ a Loss on $15 Minimum Wage

Progressives Won’t ‘Accept’ a Loss on $15 Minimum Wage

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Minutes after the Senate parliamentarian advised against keeping the proposed $15 minimum wage hike in the American Rescue Plan, key House Democrats formed a group chat over text ...

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AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China’s rise

AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China’s rise

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An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing "AI-enabled" weapons ...

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Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill

Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill

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WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats considered reshaping parts of the House-passed COVID-19 relief bill on Monday, as party leaders who are hoping to salvage a minimum wage increase ...

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2 Americans wanted in Ghosn’s escape in Japanese custody

2 Americans wanted in Ghosn’s escape in Japanese custody

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BOSTON – An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were handed over to Japanese custody ...

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