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US informally gives up on pandemic fright

WASHINGTON: The United States has informally called an end to the coronavirus pandemic — more out of fatigue and surrender than from conquering it. Although the seven-day average of Covid-related deaths has reached 2,600...

‘America – a nation of welcome’, states USCIS in its new inclusive mission statement

MUMBAI: Words matter. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has unveiled its new mission statement terming America as a ‘nation of welcome and possibility’ for immigrants. It’s new mission statement reads: USCIS upholds...

Pence rebuked Trump — and received an outpouring of GOP support in response

Mike Pence did not initially intend to admonish former President Donald Trump during a long-planned speech last week. But a pair of statements from Trump criticizing Pence's actions on January 6, 2021, were the...

This man marched on the US Capitol on January 6. Now he says ‘Stop...

Keith Scott says January 6, 2021, was "the greatest day" of his life.The 49-year-old had arrived in Washington, DC, as a member of the "Stop the Steal" movement, which believes former President Donald Trump's...

Wall Street is missing the point

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Manufacturing CEO: Demand isn’t our problem. Keeping up with it is

Sick workers. Computer chip shortages. Supply chain stress.Carrier Global, like countless other companies right now, is navigating a minefield of challenges to get orders out to its customers.Absent these operational headaches, the manufacturing giant...

Oil could ‘easily’ hit $120 if Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates, JPMorgan warns

Oil prices could soar to $120 a barrel if Russia's crude exports are derailed by tensions with Ukraine, according to projections from JPMorgan.The forecast underscores how a potential invasion of Ukraine would cause wide-ranging...

Here’s when McDonald’s is bringing back the Shamrock Shake

McDonald's is getting ready for spring with the arrival of the Shamrock Shake.Beginning February 21, the fan-favorite milkshake — as well as an Oreo Shamrock McFlurry — will go on sale at US restaurants...

Worker shortage means small businesses are hiking prices at fastest pace since 1974

Researchers canvassing small businesses found that pay and price hikes are happening in tandem across economic sectors as the worker shortage persists into 2022.According to a new survey from the National Federation of Independent...

Missing Codi Bigsby: 4-year-old’s father arrested, charged with child neglect, Virginia police say

Cory Bigsby, the father of missing 4-year-old Codi Bigsby in Virginia, has been arrested on child neglect charges, police said Thursday evening.In a press release, Hampton Police said Bigsby has been transported to adult...