Garland says funds from assets US seizes from Russian oligarchs should go ‘directly to Ukraine’

Garland says funds from assets US seizes from Russian oligarchs should go ‘directly to Ukraine’

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday that he supports efforts to allow some of the proceeds from assets the Justice Department seizes from Russian oligarchs to go “directly to Ukraine.”

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Manchin’s Energy Plan Is Just What Biden Needs

Manchin’s Energy Plan Is Just What Biden Needs

This post was originally published on this siteThe president can show his commitment to low gas prices by supporting the senator’s efforts to reach a compromise.

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Erdogan urges Putin to maintain ‘positive momentum’ in Ukraine talks

Erdogan urges Putin to maintain ‘positive momentum’ in Ukraine talks

This post was originally published on this site Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to support efforts for a “lasting peace” in the Ukraine conflict, a war he says “harms everyone”. Erdogan stressed that “positive momentum gained at the Istanbul talks” needs to continue,” his...

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GE Cautions Outlook Pressured by Supply-Chain Disruptions

GE Cautions Outlook Pressured by Supply-Chain Disruptions

This post was originally published on this siteThe conglomerate issued the warning after reporting strong quarterly growth for its jet-engine unit as commercial air traffic recovers from a pandemic-fueled decline.

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Attacks Begin in New Country as Russia Warns Nuclear Threat Is ‘Real’

Attacks Begin in New Country as Russia Warns Nuclear Threat Is ‘Real’

This post was originally published on this siteJoe Raedle Russia’s foreign minister has warned Western powers not to underestimate the “real” risk of nuclear conflict if they continue to funnel weapons to Ukraine in what he says is an undeclared proxy war. Within hours of his remarks, explosions were heard...

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Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

This post was originally published on this siteMusk, who struck a $44-billion deal to buy Twitter, is a self-described “free speech absolutist.” Will he let hatemongers and extremists come back?     

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Supreme Court looks at Biden’s power to dictate US immigration policy

Supreme Court looks at Biden’s power to dictate US immigration policy

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will ask the Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow it to terminate a Trump-era border policy known as “Remain in Mexico,” a case that will be a test of the White House’s ability to dictate immigration policy.

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Biden to Use Clemency Powers for First Time

Biden to Use Clemency Powers for First Time

This post was originally published on this siteThe president said he would commute the sentences of 75 nonviolent drug offenders and issue three pardons, part of what aides described as a broader strategy to overhaul the criminal justice system.

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Consumer Brands Push for Clean-Energy Tax Credits

Consumer Brands Push for Clean-Energy Tax Credits

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 40 companies including Airbnb, Lyft and IKEA are asking Congress for more financial incentives for projects such as wind turbine farms and solar installations that they say could help trim energy costs.

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