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Clyburn to push Medicaid expansion in series of town halls

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House is embarking on a listening tour to talk up the Biden administration's federal aid...

Egyptian, Jordanian and Iraqi leaders meet in Baghdad

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BAGHDAD — Egypt's president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit to the country in over 30 years, for tripartite talks...

Lebanon reduces fuel subsidies amid gasoline shortages

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister on Friday granted his approval for financing fuel imports at a rate higher than the official exchange rate,...

Infrastructure spending promises boost for construction cos.

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Plans to pump money into rebuilding the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure could give companies with ties to the construction industry a solid...

Gun violence tests limits of urban crime prevention groups

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HARTFORD, Conn. — During a particularly violent week in Connecticut’s capital city, Andrew Woods was among a small number of anti-violence workers who rushed...

Infrastructure spending promises boost for industry

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Plans to pump money into rebuilding the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure could give companies that make machinery and materials a solid foundation...

Brazil scrambles to help the poor, while they barely hang on

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has asked supermarkets to lower prices of staple foods and his economy minister suggested homeless people...

Czech central bank raises key rate to 0.5% to tame inflation

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PRAGUE — The Czech Republic’s central bank has increased its key interest rate by a quarter-point to 0.5% in efforts to tame inflation as...

Supreme Court: Mortgage overseer structure unconstitutional

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the structure of the agency that oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac violates...

UK pushes on with talks to join Pacific trade partnership

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LONDON — The U.K. launched negotiations Tuesday to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean, as it explores new opportunities around...