White House Considering Richard Cordray as Top Fed Banking Regulator

White House Considering Richard Cordray as Top Fed Banking Regulator

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ohio attorney served as the first confirmed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Kellogg talks to resume Tuesday as union strike nears 8 weeks

Kellogg talks to resume Tuesday as union strike nears 8 weeks

This post was originally published on this site Negotiations between union workers and cereal giant Kellogg are set to restart this week, as workers at the company’s four cereal plants in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and Tennessee near two months of striking for better wages, better hours and the end of...

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Biden heads to Minnesota to sell infrastructure law

Biden heads to Minnesota to sell infrastructure law

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden heads to Minnesota on Tuesday to tout the benefits of his new bipartisan infrastructure law as the focus turns now to how the massive piece of legislation will be implemented.

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Tennessee Ed. Dept. refuses far right group’s claim curriculum teaching about Martin Luther King Jr. is ‘anti-American’

Tennessee Ed. Dept. refuses far right group’s claim curriculum teaching about Martin Luther King Jr. is ‘anti-American’

This post was originally published on this site The Tennessee Dept. of Education is refusing to investigate a far right group’s claims that a second grade curriculum which includes books about Black Civil Rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is “anti-American” and “anti-white” – but on a technicality. The...

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Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

Omicron patients had ‘extremely mild’ symptoms, says a doctor who discovered it

This post was originally published on this site  Passengers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the...

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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Mississippi abortion law

This post was originally published on this site A US Supreme Court shifted to the right by Donald Trump is to hear a case this week that may roll back 50 years of abortion rights. On Wednesday, the nation’s highest court is to examine a Mississippi law that prohibits most...

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CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

CDC says all adults should get booster due to omicron variant: Latest COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe omicron variant causes the CDC to change its guidance on booster shots and unvaccinated federal workers get to keep their jobs for now. Updates.     

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Pentagon plans stronger US posture toward China, Russia

Pentagon plans stronger US posture toward China, Russia

This post was originally published on this site The US military will reinforce deployments and bases directed at China and Russia, while maintaining forces in the Middle East adequate to deter Iran and jihadist groups, the Pentagon said Monday, referencing results of a review. The US Defense Department will be...

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Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

This post was originally published on this siteStock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant.

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Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

This post was originally published on this siteA survey finds the majority of U.S. employers will require employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations; few workers are quitting over the mandate.     

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