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As Biden meets CEOs to tackle chip shortage, Intel offers hope

United States President Joe Biden has met with executives from key companies to discuss the global chip shortage that has…

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US budget deficit this year nearly doubles previous record

The US federal budget deficit for the first six months of the fiscal year swelled to $1.7 trillion as more…

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US oil output climbs toward level not seen since pandemic’s start

Higher prices are buoying drillers’ confidence: Benchmark Nymex oil gained nearly 35 percent in the past four months after OPEC…

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Chauvin judge refuses jury sequester as Minneapolis faces unrest

The judge in the George Floyd murder case refused a defence request to immediately sequester the jury Monday, the morning…

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US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point’

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy is at an “inflection point” with stronger growth and hiring ahead…

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US: Large crowds at WrestleMania 37 in Tampa

Tampa, United States – Handmade banners, foam fingers and roars of rage and rapture. All that and more finally returned…

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Canada’s largest province hits new high of daily COVID infections

Canada’s most populous province has set a new record for single-day coronavirus infections, local media reported, as it struggles to…

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Advocate urges Canada to do more to help people in Hong Kong

Toronto, Canada – Yeung says his native Hong Kong is unsafe. That is why the 22-year-old, who recently completed a…

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US loosens restrictions on Taiwan contacts in defiance of China

The State Department has announced that it will make it easier for US officials to meet Taiwanese representatives, defying pressure…

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Kentucky governor signs bill limiting ‘no-knock’ police raids

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on Friday signed a bill into state law limiting the use of “no-knock” police raids to…

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