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President Biden’s job approval ratings drop as Covid cases rise and crisis in Afghanistan mounts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on evacuation efforts and the ongoing situation in Afghanistan as Secretary of State Antony Blinken stands by in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 20, 2021. Ken Cedeno |......

Pressure Mounts for Mavs After Luka Dončić Extension

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzMDc1Mjk4MTI2ODY1NzYw/luka-doncic-mavericks-green.jpg Michael Pina Like most teams, the Mavericks entered free agency with a host of concerns, needs and wants. Unlike most teams, they also had a narrow window to upgrade their roster using cap space that would not exist the following year. And, independent of every other franchise in the......

Democrats scramble to save the federal eviction freeze, as frustration with Biden mounts.

New York Times
House Democrats scrambled on Friday to scrape up the votes needed to extend the federal eviction moratorium through the end of the year — a long shot bid to keep the freeze from expiring on Saturday — as leaders vented frustration with President Biden for punting the issue to them.......

Floods Thrust Climate Change to Center of German Campaign as Toll Mounts

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BERLIN — With the death toll surpassing 160 and rescue efforts intensifying, the once-in-a-millennium floods that ravaged Germany and much of Western Europe this week had by Saturday thrust the issue of climate change to the center of Germany’s politics and its campaign for pivotal elections this fall that will......

Floods Thrust Climate Change to Center of German Campaign as Toll Mounts

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BERLIN — With the death toll surpassing 160 and rescue efforts intensifying, the once-in-a-millennium floods that ravaged Germany and much of Western Europe this week had by Saturday thrust the issue of climate change to the center of Germany’s politics and its campaign for pivotal elections this fall that will......

Senators face roadblocks to passing bipartisan infrastructure plan as opposition mounts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Democratic and Republican senators pitching an infrastructure deal face early hurdles in pushing their roughly $1 trillion plan through Congress. The bipartisan proposal crafted by 10 senators would focus on transportation, broadband and water, and would not raise taxes......

Biden says he will speak with Netanyahu as pressure mounts on U.S. to call for cease-fire in Israel-Hamas violence

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden with Vice President Kamala Harris (R) delivers remarks on the COVID-19 response and the vaccination program in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC on May 17, 2021. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty......

Colombia Police Respond to Protests With Bullets, and Death Toll Mounts

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BOGOTÁ, Colombia — A teenager shot to death after kicking a police officer. A young man bleeding out on the street as protesters shout for help. Police firing on unarmed demonstrators. Helicopters swarming overhead, tanks rolling through neighborhoods,......

Pressure Mounts to Lift Patent Protections on Coronavirus Vaccines

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden, faced with surging Covid-19 crises in India and South America, is under intensifying pressure from the international community and his party’s left flank to commit to increasing the vaccine supply by loosening patent and intellectual property protections on coronavirus vaccines. Pharmaceutical and biotech companies, also feeling......

Tesla branded as ‘arrogant’ in China as pressure mounts on the electric carmaker

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai on Jan. 7. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING and GUANGZHOU, China — Tesla faces mounting pressure in China as state media and regulators......

Pressure mounts for Biden to forgive student debt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty Images While the latest Covid stimulus package and a new massive infrastructure bill are the main topics of conversation in Washington of late, President Joe Biden continues to be under mounting pressure......

Another attempt to clear ship blocking Suez Canal fails as economic impact mounts

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A satellite image shows stranded container ship Ever Given after it ran aground in Suez Canal, Egypt March 25, 2021. CNES Airbus DS | Reuters The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is still wedged in the......

‘God no’: GOP immigration allies disappear as crisis mounts

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here But beyond Graham, it’s not even clear the narrow DREAM Act he and Durbin so recently reintroduced could get a single Republican vote in the Senate — a big problem for Democrats who just pushed the immigration legislation through the......

Brazil to raise rates 50 bps as inflation mounts, first hike since 2015: Reuters poll

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s central bank is set to raise interest rates on Wednesday for the first time in six years, likely the first of several hikes to tackle rising inflation, deepening fiscal uncertainty and a weak exchange rate, a Reuters poll showed. FILE PHOTO: A general view of Brazil’s......

Fed sees little to no growth in much of U.S. as stress mounts

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By Howard Schneider, Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials saw “little or no growth” in four of their 12 regional districts and only modest growth in the others in recent weeks as a rapidly spreading health crisis and ongoing recession continued to devastate some U.S. businesses and families......

Kupper Mounts Sets Up North American Distribution Agreement with Bicycle Technologies Int’l to Provide Access for Thousands of Bike Shops

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Bike Shops, Bike Dealers and Bicycle Ecommerce Centers in Canada, Mexico and the United States can now purchase the leading edge, vacuum-powered, suction cup bike racks through BTI’s online portal   Kupper Mounts Bike Installs on Any Car, Suv, Truck  RALEIGH, N.C. & SANTA FE, N.M. – Oct. 26, 2020 –......

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