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FAA to increase Florida air traffic controllers, work with airlines to avoid more flight disruptions in state
Business

FAA to increase Florida air traffic controllers, work with airlines to avoid more flight disruptions in state

American Airline planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, Florida, on February 2, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that it will “immediately” increase staffing at a major air traffic control center in Florida to handle airlines’ surging numbers of flights to […]

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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken tests positive for Covid, has mild symptoms
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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken tests positive for Covid, has mild symptoms

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 27, 2022, to review of the fiscal year 2023 budget request for the US Department of State. Carolyn Kaster | AFP | Getty Images U.S. Secretary of State Anthony […]

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France becomes first big European nation to grant crypto giant Binance regulatory approval
Technology

France becomes first big European nation to grant crypto giant Binance regulatory approval

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao gave a keynote at a Paris crypto industry event in April 2022 to debut a new accelerator program for so-called “Web3” start-ups. Benjamin Girette | Bloomberg | Getty Images Binance has been granted approval from regulators to operate its cryptocurrency exchange in France. The company is now listed as a registered […]

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Biden touts .5 trillion budget deficit reduction — but he’s not telling the whole story
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Biden touts $1.5 trillion budget deficit reduction — but he’s not telling the whole story

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks while meeting with small business owners in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Wednesday tried to cast his administration as spending hawks, touting sizable reductions in the federal deficit this fiscal year […]

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California governor issues executive order on crypto as state embraces blockchain technology
Technology

California governor issues executive order on crypto as state embraces blockchain technology

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a press conference in Oakland, California, on Wednesday, on Feb. 9, 2022. Medianews Group/east Bay Times Via Getty Images | Medianews Group | Getty Images Tech investors and businesses in California have been betting on crypto for well over a decade. Now, the governor of the U.S. state with […]

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Location data broker SafeGraph stops selling information on visits to abortion providers
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Location data broker SafeGraph stops selling information on visits to abortion providers

People protest after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision later this year, in New York City, U.S., May 3, 2022.  Yana Paskova | Reuters The online data location broker SafeGraph said it […]

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Watch live: Biden speaks on the economy and job growth ahead of major Fed rate decision
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Watch live: Biden speaks on the economy and job growth ahead of major Fed rate decision

[The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Joe Biden is set to deliver remarks on the economy, job growth and deficit-reduction efforts Wednesday morning, shortly before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates as […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday
Business

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to rise ahead of Fed decision, after weaker ADP data Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 3, 2022. Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Wednesday ahead of the […]

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Elon Musk invited to discuss  billion Twitter deal in UK Parliament
World

Elon Musk invited to discuss $44 billion Twitter deal in UK Parliament

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world. Joe Skipper | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been invited to testify in the U.K. Parliament about his deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. Julian Knight, who chairs the parliamentary committee on digital, culture, media and sport, sent Musk a letter requesting […]

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Moderna blows out first-quarter earnings expectations, triples Covid vaccine sales
Health

Moderna blows out first-quarter earnings expectations, triples Covid vaccine sales

The Moderna Covid-19 vaccine awaits administration at a vaccination clinic in Los Angeles, California on December 15, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Moderna sold $5.9 billion of its Covid vaccine in the first quarter, blowing out revenue and profit expectations. The biotech company’s shares soared by more than 8% in premarket […]

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