Pentagon official says Russian ground forces no longer advancing: Live Ukraine updates

Pentagon official says Russian ground forces no longer advancing: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteRussian troops have ceased making advances on the ground toward the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Latest news.     

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Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023 would increase funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Energy Department and the Interior Department, according to materials shared with The Hill.The budget proposes $11 billion for the…

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Biden Proposes Tax on Billionaires as Way to Fund Economic Agenda

Biden Proposes Tax on Billionaires as Way to Fund Economic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteThe new tax would apply to the richest Americans and would target unrealized capital gains.

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G7 to reject Russia’s demand to pay for natural gas in rubles, Germany says

G7 to reject Russia’s demand to pay for natural gas in rubles, Germany says

This post was originally published on this siteThe Group of Seven (G7) is planning to reject Russia’s demand that natural gas exports be paid in rubles, according to a top German official.German Energy Minister Robert Habeck told reporters on Monday that “all G-7 ministers agreed completely that…

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DeSantis expected to sign ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill at Florida taxpayer-funded charter school that has two anti-LGBTQ clubs

DeSantis expected to sign ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill at Florida taxpayer-funded charter school that has two anti-LGBTQ clubs

This post was originally published on this site Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the possibly unconstitutional “Don’t Say Gay“ bill, which mandates schools “out” LGBTQ students to parents, likely on Monday at a taxpayer-funded charter school that has two board-approved anti-LGBTQ clubs. The legislation also greatly restricts...

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House Jan. 6 panel to vote Monday on contempt for ex-Trump aides Peter Navarro, Dan Scavino

House Jan. 6 panel to vote Monday on contempt for ex-Trump aides Peter Navarro, Dan Scavino

This post was originally published on this siteIf Jan. 6 panel OKs the contempt resolution, the full House would have to vote before DOJ would consider criminal charges against Scavino, Navarro.     

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Heineken joins companies exiting Russia

Heineken joins companies exiting Russia

This post was originally published on this siteHeineken is exiting Russia, saying it is “shocked and deeply saddened” to see Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine intensify more than a month after it was launched.In a statement on Monday, the Dutch brewing company said it is leaving Russia because…

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Moscow calls on Russian media to ignore Zelensky interview

Moscow calls on Russian media to ignore Zelensky interview

This post was originally published on this siteMoscow’s telecommunications watchdog is calling on media outlets in the country to ignore the interview Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky did with some Russian journalists.“Several Russian mass media outlets, including foreign agent mass media…

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American Consumers Are Starting to Hit Their Breaking Point

American Consumers Are Starting to Hit Their Breaking Point

This post was originally published on this siteEvidence is mounting that the days of pandemic-era profligate spending may be over in a bad sign for stocks and corporate bonds.

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This week: House set to vote on marijuana legalization bill

This week: House set to vote on marijuana legalization bill

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats are set to pass legislation this week to legalize marijuana at the federal level. The bill, authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and titled the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (…

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