4 takeaways from Biden’s day of emergency summits on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

4 takeaways from Biden’s day of emergency summits on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteA day of crisis talks in Brussels ended Thursday with Western leaders touting unprecedented levels of unity, even as they reinforced the now-familiar limits to their approach.

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McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

McConnell to vote against Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

This post was originally published on this siteSenate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that he will oppose Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination.McConnell’s decision isn’t surprising — he voted against her last year for her appeals court spot and has signaled…

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SLOT (Shifting Limits on Thresholds) Act would raise threshold for reporting slot machine winnings…

SLOT (Shifting Limits on Thresholds) Act would raise threshold for reporting slot machine winnings…

This post was originally published on this siteSLOT (Shifting Limits on Thresholds) Act would raise threshold for reporting slot machine winnings to IRS, for first time in 45 years Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV1) Will this bill pass? Maybe, but don’t bet on it. Though if you do, make sure your winnings are...

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US to accept 100K refugees; US, allies consider providing anti-ship missiles to Ukraine: Live updates

US to accept 100K refugees; US, allies consider providing anti-ship missiles to Ukraine: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. will accept 100,000 Ukrainian refugees and others fleeing Russia’s invasion and provide more than $1B in new humanitarian aid. Live updates.     

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Jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

Jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

This post was originally published on this siteNew weekly applications for jobless aid fell to the lowest seasonally adjusted level since September 1969 last week, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department.In the week ending March 19, initial claims for unemployment insurance…

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Is America’s Economy Entering a New Normal?

Is America’s Economy Entering a New Normal?

This post was originally published on this sitePolicymakers are wrestling with the reality that the pandemic may mark a turning point in the nation’s economic plot.

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Biden administration finalizes new rule reshaping US asylum system

Biden administration finalizes new rule reshaping US asylum system

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will soon release a federal regulation that overhauls the US asylum system to settle claims at a faster pace and help alleviate the immigration court backlog.

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Majority in new poll thinks Biden lacks toughness in response to Russian invasion

Majority in new poll thinks Biden lacks toughness in response to Russian invasion

This post was originally published on this siteA majority of adults in a new poll said that President Biden is not being tough enough when responding to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.The poll, conducted by The Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found that 56 percent of…

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson prepares for final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson prepares for final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings

This post was originally published on this siteSupreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is one step closer to a confirmation vote as she enters her last day of hearings after two days and nearly 24 hours of questioning from lawmakers. NBC News’ Ali Vitali explains what to expect from...

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North Korea test-fires first intercontinental ballistic missile since 2017

North Korea test-fires first intercontinental ballistic missile since 2017

This post was originally published on this site North Korea fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday, Tokyo and Seoul said as they voiced outrage at Pyongyang’s most powerful launch since 2017. South Korea‘s military said it had fired missiles from ground, sea and air in response. Pyongyang has...

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