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Stablecoin tether has beefed up its Treasury holdings and added over $250 million in non-US government debt to its reserves

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

IStock; Insider Tether cut its holdings of commercial paper, bought Treasuries and added non-US debt to its reserves in the first quarter. US Treasuries make up almost half its...
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Democrats, the Midterm Jinx Is Not Inevitable

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Standard political history may not be a good guide to 2022.
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It's Trump's Party, and He'll Lie if He Wants To

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Republicans want to write Democrats out of the body politic.
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Bodies Pulled From Parched Lake Mead Stir Wise-Guy Ghosts of Las Vegas

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.
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As China Doubles Down on Lockdowns, Some Chinese Seek an Exit

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Inquiries to immigration consultants have surged; social media users trade tips on how to get abroad. But the government aims to “strictly restrict nonessential exit activities.”
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Effort to recruit poll workers relaunches amid fears of shortage

Effort to recruit poll workers relaunches amid fears of shortage

38 minutes ago   |   Politico

Power the Polls, an effort backed by major civic groups and businesses that recruited hundreds of thousands of people to serve as poll workers in 2020, is relaunching its...
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The GOP rancher trying to save Idaho from the far right

The GOP rancher trying to save Idaho from the far right

38 minutes ago   |   Politico

Jennifer Ellis is the face of the movement that handed Donald Trump his biggest defeat of the year. She leads Take Back Idaho, a political action committee founded last year to...
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‘Uterus surveillance': The scramble to keep abortion data from prying eyes

‘Uterus surveillance': The scramble to keep abortion data from prying eyes

38 minutes ago   |   Politico

Telemedicine abortion groups, fearful of digital surveillance from states curbing access in a potential post-Roe nation, are shoring up privacy defenses and urging people...
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10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said.
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Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships.
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Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Five people including a police officer were injured in a fire in Oxford overnight. Read more ...

A Russian businessman has agreed to hire and pay all 62,000 of McDonald's...

McDonald's announced on Monday that it is exiting Russia. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images McDonald's has sold all of its restaurants in Russia to a local businessman, it said... Read more ...

Report: G7 countries set to approve $18 billion for Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - The Group of Seven leading economies are set to agree on more than $18 billion in aid for Ukrainian defense efforts as meetings of finance ministers... Read more ...

In a first, women are in line to referee at the men's World Cup

FIFA announced Thursday that its field of 129 referees and video match officials for this year's event in Qatar will include six women. Read more ...

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for... Read more ...

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife's Smart Galaxy Star Projector boasts plenty of features to create the perfect night-sky inspired mood. Read more ...

10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said. Read more ...

After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat...

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address... Read more ...

Belarus charges dissident with organising ‘terrorist' group

Telegram channel Nexta's co-founder Stepan Putilo is accused of 'directing the activities of a terrorist organisation'. Read more ...

Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Read more ...