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Infrastructure talks enter last-ditch stage as both Republicans and Democrats eye gas tax increase

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Republicans and Democrats are eyeing a potential increase to the gas tax as both parties enter a last-ditch effort to strike a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
The bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers includes Republican Sens. Mitt Romney of Utah and Rob Portman of Ohio, as well as Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona; and Jon Tester of Montana. The group emerged after President Joe Biden pulled the plug on negotiations with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, who had been Republicans' chief negotiator.
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AOC rips into fellow Democrats for taking Ilhan Omar's comments on the US and Israel's potential war crimes out of context

AOC rips into fellow Democrats for taking Ilhan Omar's comments on the US and Israel's potential war crimes out of context

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on Thursday blasted fellow Democrats for distorting comments made by Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota regarding potential war crimes committed by the US, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban.
"Pretty sick & tired of the constant vilification, intentional mischaracterization, and public targeting of IlhanMN coming from our caucus," Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter. "They have no concept for the danger they put her in by skipping private conversations & leaping to fueling targeted news cycles around her."
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June 15th COVID-19 New Cases, Vaccinations, Hospitalizations

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DraftKings sinks 12% after short-seller report claims online sports betting...

DraftKings sinks 12% after short-seller report claims online sports betting company is hiding illegal activity

Summary List Placement DraftKings plunged as much as 12% Tuesday on allegations by a short seller of illegal activity. A report from Hindenburg Research published Tuesday... Read more ...

US stocks dip from records ahead of Fed meeting on rates

US stocks dip from records ahead of Fed meeting on rates

U.S. stocks are slipping from their record heights Tuesday as investors wait to hear whether the mixed bag of data coming in about the economy will push the Federal Reserve to... Read more ...

Lordstown Motors rises after the company's president says the EV maker is...

Lordstown Motors rises after the company's president says the EV maker is raising additional funds and reconfirming vehicle orders

Summary List Placement Lordstown Motors stock jumped as much as 13.58% on Tuesday before paring gains after President Rich Schmidt said at an Automotive Press Association event... Read more ...

Biden is hosting a July 4th 'independence from virus' celebration although...

Biden is hosting a July 4th 'independence from virus' celebration although the US is on track to narrowly miss his vaccination goal

Summary List Placement The White House is planning a cookout for more than 1,000 first responders, essential workers, and military personnel and their families on the South... Read more ...

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US seeks to fine Air Canada $25.5 million over slow refunds

US seeks to fine Air Canada $25.5 million over slow refunds

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday it is seeking to fine Air Canada about $25.5 million for what it termed extreme delays in giving refunds to... Read more ...

Foam set to be sprayed onto burning Illinois chemical plant

Foam set to be sprayed onto burning Illinois chemical plant

ROCKTON, Ill. - A private firefighting company from Louisiana was expected to begin pumping fire-suppressing foam Tuesday onto the still-burning ruins of a northern Illinois... Read more ...