Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with Russian foreign minister Wednesday

Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with Russian foreign minister Wednesday

This post was originally published on this siteUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday in Stockholm, according to a State Department official.

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Global Inflation Set to Be Higher for Longer, Says OECD

Global Inflation Set to Be Higher for Longer, Says OECD

This post was originally published on this siteThe pickup in inflation rates around the world will be longer-lasting and sharper than previously anticipated, with a growing risk that households and businesses grow accustomed to faster price rises, the research group said in its latest forecasts.

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House could vote on stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown Wednesday

House could vote on stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown Wednesday

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives could vote as soon as Wednesday to approve a stopgap measure to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the week when funding runs out Friday at midnight.

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Credit-Card Applications Hit Pandemic High

Credit-Card Applications Hit Pandemic High

This post was originally published on this siteClose to 27% of U.S. consumers said in October that they had applied for a credit card in the past 12 months, the highest level since 2019.

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What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

This post was originally published on this siteWith control of Congress up for grabs in the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats and Republicans are laying out their plans. What we already know.     

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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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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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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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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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America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

This post was originally published on this siteCoal piles at power plants have dwindled to their lowest point since the 1970s, and the race to build up inventories ahead of heating season has sent domestic thermal coal prices to their highest levels in more than a decade.

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