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Chinese purchase of North Dakota farmland raises national security concerns in Washington

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here At first glance, the largely barren, wind-swept tract of land just north of Grand Forks, North Dakota, seems to be an unlikely location for international espionage. There’s not much on the more than 300-acre patch of prime Dakota farmland right......

American Airlines offers pilots nearly 17% raises in new contract proposal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pilots talk as they look at the tail of an American Airlines aircraft. Mike Stone | Reuters American Airlines CEO Robert Isom on Thursday said the carrier has offered its pilots pay raises totaling nearly 17% under a new contract,......

‘Roe is on the ballot’: Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion rights raises stakes in midterms

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here How the tectonic shift set off by the Supreme Court’s decision will play out in November’s elections will take time to gauge. The court’s decision opened the door to new Republican efforts that range from enforcing existing state laws......

Texas repeatedly raises pollution limits for Cheniere LNG plant

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PORTLAND, Texas, June 24 (Reuters) – Cheniere, the largest U.S. exporter of liquefied natural gas, boasts that it’s helping to “improve local air quality in communities globally” because the cleaner burning fuel it ships displaces coal in power plants. But in the Corpus Christi, Texas region, where the fuel is......

Frontier raises offer for Spirit to stave off JetBlue’s bid

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A logo of low cost carrier Spirit Airlines is pictured on an Airbus plane in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 (Reuters) – Spirit Airlines Inc (SAVE.N) on Friday urged its shareholders to back a......

United Airlines pilots to get raises of more than 14%, 8 weeks of maternity leave in new contract

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Boeing 777ER United Airlines. Aircraft to Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport. Massimo Insabato | Mondadori Portfolio | Getty Images The union representing United Airlines pilots has approved a tentative deal that would give the aviators pay raises of more than......

Crypto custodian Prime Trust raises $100 million to add IRAs, staking to services suite

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People walk through the North American Bitcoin Conference held at the James L Knight Center on January 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Crypto custody and infrastructure startup Prime Trust has raised more than $100 million......

U.S. energy developer Double Eagle raises $1.7 billion for new venture

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June 19 (Reuters) – Double Eagle, a team of prolific oil and gas developers focused on the Permian basin, have raised more than $1.7 billion from a group of investors to fund their latest venture, according to a statement to Reuters on Sunday. The sum is one of the largest......

Brazil central bank raises interest rates, signals more to come

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A woman walks in front the Central Bank headquarters building in Brasilia, Brazil March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, June 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s central bank on Wednesday raised interest rates by 50 basis points, in line with prevailing market......

Stock futures inch higher after Fed raises rates by most since 1994

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher during overnight trading on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve implemented the largest interest rate hike since 1994. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.22%. S&P 500 futures were up......

January 6: Capitol tour by lawmaker ‘raises concern’ says select committee

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“Individuals on the tour photographed and recorded areas of the complex not typically of interest to tourists, including hallways, staircases, and security checkpoints,” committee chairman and Mississippi Democrat Bennie Thompson said, adding that the building was closed at the time of the tour. BBC – For more and to sign......

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate 0.75% as it tries to calm inflation

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it is raising its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, the sharpest hike since 1994, as it seeks to combat the fiercest surge in U.S. inflation in four decades. ......

Fed raises interest rates in biggest hike since 1994: Here are 2 moves to make with your money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In its increasingly urgent battle with skyrocketing inflation, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced its biggest interest rate hike in more than a quarter century. The Fed is raising benchmark interest rates three-quarters of a percentage point — the largest......

Loudermilk tour group taking basement photos ‘raises concerns’ for Jan. 6 panel

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “There’s no escape Pelosi, Schumer, Nadler. We’re coming for you,” the person said near the Capitol grounds, according to the video, released by the committee Wednesday. One member of Loudermilk’s tour group photographed an image of the plaque outside Nadler’s......

Sequoia raises $2.85 billion in India, Southeast Asia funds

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Gojek driver helmets are seen during Go-Food festival in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MUMBAI, June 14 (Reuters) – Sequoia Capital has raised $2.85 billion to fund Indian and Southeast Asian startups, the venture capital firm said on Tuesday, looking......

Oklahoma’s Abortion Law Raises Questions About N.C.A.A.’s Softball World Series

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Billy Witz OKLAHOMA CITY — Last Saturday, like many days here in early June, was a softball fiesta. The 13,100-seat stadium — burnished and bulked up by a $27.5 million renovation that added a second deck — was teeming with young pony-tailed fans from Alva to Ardmore, partisans in Oklahoma,......

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