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The sun sets beyond pumpjacks in the Belridge oil field on November 03, 2021 near McKittrick, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after dipping in early Asian trade, as concerns about global supply tightness outweighed a build in U.S. gasoline and distillate inventories. Brent crude futures for September, the […]

A train stands at North Acton station in London. The Underground faces another staff walkout © John Sibley/Reuters What started with misery at the pumps due to rising fuel prices, then air travel disruption due to staff shortages will this week spread to trouble on the trains — in the country that gave you this […]

Silhouette’s of commuters and tourists as they make their way through Grand Central Terminal in New York City during the morning rush hour. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images The U.S. unemployment rate for Black and Hispanic women rose sharply last month even as overall joblessness in the country held steady. The overall […]

Kathy Barnette has gone from virtual nobody to virtual front-runner in Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate contest — and now she’s facing the heat that comes with being on top. With days until the May 17 primary, detractors are frantically trying to prevent her from pulling off one of the biggest political upsets of the year. A […]

“Many children who go to public school pledge their allegiance to the United States of America,” explains Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele. “We had a different pledge. We committed ourselves to contribute to the Black Liberation Movement, to our freedom.” Uhuru Sasa Shule, which translates to “Freedom Now School” in Kiswahili, was the heartbeat of The East, a […]

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Residents shelter in the basement of a residential building to protect themselves from shelling in Lysychansk, Ukraine on April 13. (Anatolii Stepanov/AFP/Getty Images) Ukrainian officials on Friday reported Russian strikes across the Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv regions in eastern Ukraine, amid warnings of a major Russian offensive in the coming days. The situation in the […]

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is accusing Russia of making the precarious food situation in Yemen and elsewhere even worse by invading Ukraine By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press April 14, 2022, 10:39 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article UNTED NATIONS — The U.S. ambassador to the […]

NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) – The dollar rose on Friday, helped by robust U.S. job growth numbers for March that firmed market expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase the pace of interest rate hikes in an effort to blunt rising inflation. The nonfarm payrolls report showed that 431,000 jobs were added last month, […]

A woman holds a test tube in front of displayed Abbvie logo in this illustration taken, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Drugmakers hiked U.S. prices on seven of the 10 costliest prescription drugs in 2020 without justification, increasing drug spending by $1.67 billion, a U.S. group that reviews the […]

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