Senate vote on tax law and climate: live updates

Washington (AFP) – Democrats pushed ahead with an election year economic package For Senate approval on Sunday, a tough compromise with less ambition than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision But it is a goal that still fulfills the party’s long-established goal of slowing global warmingand moderation in drug costs Imposing taxes on large corporations. … Read more

Antitrust experience puts the book publishing industry in the dock

NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Justice Department efforts to prevent merger From Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is not just a showcase of the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation.It’s a rare moment for the publishing industry to put itself in the dock. During the first week of an expected two to … Read more

Indiana becomes first state to approve abortion ban after Rowe | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Arleigh Rodgers – The Associated Press / Report for America Indianapolis (AFP) – Indiana on Friday became the first state in the country to approve abortion restrictions Since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, The Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The … Read more

“Any Recession?”: US employers added 528,000 jobs in July | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – US employers added a staggering 528,000 jobs last month despite flashing warning signs of an economic downturn, easing recession fears and giving President Joe Biden some good news ahead of the midterm elections. Unemployment fell another notch, from 3.6% to 3.5%, to match the lowest … Read more

Louisiana abortion providers file appeal, hope to prevent ban | Health, medicine and fitness

By SARA CLINE – Associated Press Baton Rouge (Associated Press) – Abortion rights advocates hope a near-total ban in Louisiana will soon ban the procedure again, after prosecutors in an ongoing lawsuit filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court Thursday. Abortion access in Louisiana has been back and forth for weeks, as the state’s … Read more

EPA: Chemical in medical device cleaner poses cancer risk

Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency is warning residents who live near medical sterilization plants in 13 states and Puerto Rico About the possibilities health Emissions hazards of ethylene oxide, a chemical widely used in its operations. Laredo, Texas; Ardmore, Oklahoma; The Environmental Protection Agency said Lakewood, Colorado, is among the communities facing the highest … Read more

German leader says part of gas pipeline is ready for Russia | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jer Molson – The Associated Press BERLIN (AFP) – German Chancellor Olaf Schulz inspected a turbine amid a dispute over natural gas and announced Wednesday that there were “no problems” preventing the part’s return to Russia along with missing information from the state-controlled Russian gas company. The Kremlin insisted that more assurances were needed. … Read more

Explainer: A look at the missile that killed the al-Qaeda leader

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) – For a year, US officials have been saying that eliminating a terrorist threat in Afghanistan without US forces on the ground would be difficult but not impossible. Last weekend, the United States did just that – killing al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri with a CIA drone strike. Other notable air strikes in … Read more

Jonathan Neese and Bo Negrin bid for Navajo presidency | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by FELICIA FONSECA – Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (AP) – Voters from the Navajo Nation will see familiar faces in the tribe’s general election: their current chief and a former vice presidential candidate, both of whom were on the ballot in 2018. President Jonathan Nez and Beau Negren garnered the most votes in Tuesday’s … Read more

Explainer: an attempt to prevent the merger of books fighting competition

Washington (AFP) – At a time of mega-mergers and high-tech company buy-outs, the plan of the largest US book publisher to buy the fourth-largest company for just $2.2 billion may seem a little strange. But the deal is such a major test of the Biden administration’s antitrust policy that the Justice Department is calling an … Read more