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Sunak Sees Less Need for Consumer Support as U.K. Exits Lockdown

27 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak suggested he'll do less to spur consumption as the U.K. emerges from its third coronavirus lockdown than he did after the first shutdown last year.
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9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

9-0 Supreme Court ruling guts FTC's ability to seek redress for consumers

The Federal Trade Commission can't force companies that engage in wrongdoing to pay back consumers or give up ill-gotten profit, the Supreme Court held Thursday, dealing a huge... Read more ...

World Leaders Like Biden's 'Complete Change' on Climate

World Leaders Like Biden's 'Complete Change' on Climate

President Biden convened a virtual climate-change summit with other world leaders on Thursday and kicked things off with an ambitious pledge. Biden said the US would cut... Read more ...

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

Biden Pledges U.S. Will Cut Climate-Changing Pollution At Least In Half By 2030

The new target for limiting planet-warming pollution nearly doubles Obama's goal, highlighting how much time to act was lost during the Trump years. Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

House votes to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

The House on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia over its killing of the U.S.-based dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The bill, H.R... Read more ...

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

House Answers Trump's Travel Ban With Bill

The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president's power to limit entry to the US, a response to former President Trump's travel ban... Read more ...

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

Impeachment investigators have received over 200 tips about Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. - Investigators seeking to determine whether the New York state Assembly should move to impeach Gov. Andrew Cuomo have received more than 200 tips about his... Read more ...

Biden pushes businesses to give workers time off for Covid shots

Biden pushes businesses to give workers time off for Covid shots

President Joe Biden will announce on Wednesday that his administration is on track to achieve its target of 200 million coronavirus vaccinations during his first 100 days in... Read more ...

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Justice Department Announces Sweeping Minneapolis Police Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation in the wake of the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death. Read more ...

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean president: Trump 'beat around the bush' on North Korea diplomacy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized former President Donald Trump's diplomacy toward North Korea and failure to secure denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula during... Read more ...