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His economic agenda on the line, Biden prepares to fight for tax increases on the wealthy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — After a rough summer, President Joe Biden is getting ready to spend the autumn fighting for tax increases on the wealthy and corporations. The surge of the Covid-19 delta variant, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, hurricanes, wildfires, evictions......

Terence Crawford finally gets his big fight, but can Shawn Porter pull off the upset?

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WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford will get the signature fight he has wanted when he faces former champ Shawn Porter on Nov. 20 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Crawford (37-0, 28 KOs), 33, of Omaha, Nebraska, hasn’t fought since a fourth-round TKO victory over Kell......

Comedian and SNL alum Norm Macdonald dead at 61 after long fight with cancer

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Comedian and SNL alum Norm Macdonald dead at 61 after long fight with cancer – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Tributes poured in Tuesday for comedic legend Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer after a long battle against the......

Democrats draw red lines in spending fight

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Tensions are flaring among congressional Democrats amid growing red lines over the party’s $3.5 trillion spending plan. The frustrations among Democrats, which have simmered for weeks, are boiling over as lawmakers return to Washington and immediately plunge......

Ways Americans want to fight terrorism today — CBS News poll

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The 20-year war on terrorism brought much debate over how to reduce terrorism, such as the extent and type of U.S. engagements overseas. But today, some of these opinions are informed by the public’s wariness after the wars in......

Hot Tweets: Darren Till’s future, Paddy Pimblett’s debut, and Triller Fight Club’s latest offering

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Hello everyone! It’s a rare weekend off for major MMA, but last weekend the UFC put on one of their better Fight Night cards in a while and we’ve still got Triller’s MMA-boxing event this weekend. So, let’s talk about Derek Brunson beating Darren Till, Paddy Pimblett’s UFC debut, and......

Judge sides with Hoboken in climate lawsuit venue fight

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Details: Judge John Michael Vazquez of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, an Obama appointee, on Wednesday ordered the case sent back to state court. “Ultimately, none of Defendants’ grounds for removal are sufficient for this......

U.S. still lacks grit, resolve needed for World Cup qualification fight

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The good vibes surrounding the United States men’s national team have evaporated following its 1-1 home draw with Canada, its second consecutive tie to start World Cup qualifying. Yes, there are 12 games left. It’s not time to panic just yet. But this result, combined with Thursday’s......

Taliban Claim Control Over Panjshir Valley, but Resistance Vows to Fight On

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Taliban claimed on Monday to have captured the Panjshir Valley, the last bastion of Afghanistan not firmly under their control, even as representatives of the opposition forces there maintained that they still had control over strategic positions......

Apple’s strategy to fight off antitrust regulators: Fix the App Store one rule at a time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., center, arrives at U.S. district court in Oakland, California, on Friday, May 21, 2021. Nina Riggio | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the past few weeks, Apple has made several changes to......

UFC Fight Night live results and analysis: Brunson vs. Till

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Darren Till has emerged as one of the most popular fighters in the UFC’s middleweight division. Now, he has his chance to go from wise-cracking fan favorite to legitimate title contender. Till meets Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas. The......

How you can help fight climate change in ways that really matter

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Demonstrators display signs and a banner during a “No Climate, No Deal” march on the White House, in Washington, DC, June 28, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Hurricane Ida made landfall over Port Fourchon, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm......

Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort fight card scheduled for Sept. 11 shifts to Florida

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With a little over a week before the return of Triller Fight Club, the promotion has made the decision to move the card across the country. Sources at Triller confirmed to MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin that the Sept. 11 boxing event, now expected to be headlined by Evander Holyfield and......

Oscar De La Hoya drops out of comeback fight after being hospitalized with Covid-19.

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Lauren Hard Oscar De La Hoya, the aging hall of fame boxer, said he has been hospitalized with Covid-19 and he will not take part in a comeback fight planned for later this month. Mr. De La Hoya, 48, posted videos on Instagram and Twitter on Friday of himself in......

Somalia’s Puntland sends troops to fight al Shabaab in neighbouring state

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GAROWE, Somalia, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Friday it had sent forces to the neighbouring region of Galmudug to help the military there push al Shabaab Islamist militants out of a strategic town they captured last month. Al Shabaab fighters last month attacked a......

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