5 October 2022
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Business

Arizona official brings legal challenge against Biden’s student loan plan

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has brought a legal challenge against the President Joe Biden’s sweeping student loan forgiveness plan, possibly putting the administration’s proposal to wipe out much of the debt of tens of millions of borrowers in jeopardy. “This mass debt forgiveness program is fundamentally unfair, unconstitutional and unwise,” Brnovich said in a […]

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Brazilian election will determine the future of the Amazon rainforest

By Luke Taylor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (left) and Jair Bolsonaro are the main presidential contenders in the Brazilian election Foto Arena LTDA/Alamy The upcoming Brazilian election will decide the fate of the Amazon rainforest, ecologists have warned, as the country looks set to choose between re-electing current president Jair Bolsonaro or his rival […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, September 26

Raphael Bostic at Jackson Hole, Wyoming David A. Grogan | CNBC Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Bad start for stocks Stocks are still in a funk. The three major indices were down Monday, indicating that last week’s troubles would continue. On Friday, the Dow […]

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Giorgia Meloni puts Italy’s right on course for election triumph | Elections News

Rome, Italy – A jubilant Giorgia Meloni, leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party and on course to become Italy’s first woman prime minister, said voters had given the right a clear mandate to govern and that she would lead a government for all Italians. Meloni was speaking at her party’s election night headquarters […]

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Italy poised for hard-right leader as country votes in snap election

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the right-wing party Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) holds a giant Italian national flag during a political rally on February 24, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Emanuele Cremaschi | Getty Images Italians head to the polls Sunday in a nationwide vote that could return the country’s first female prime minister and the […]

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Polls open in Italy election with right-wing bloc set for victory | Elections News

Millions of Italians are casting ballots in an election that could see the far-right coalition led by Giorgia Meloni win power. Rome, Italy – Polls across Italy opened in the early hours of Sunday with millions of Italians set to cast their ballot in a national election that could bring the country’s most right-wing government […]

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Britain’s lurch to Reaganomics gets thumbs down from markets

Truss has now put the country on an economic road completely at odds with most, if not all, major global economies. Hannah Mckay | Reuters LONDON — New U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss may have talked big on “trickle-down economics” during her campaign trail this summer, but no-one could have predicted the swathe of tax […]

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UK mini-budget shakes the stock market, benefits the wealthy | Politics News

The British government has unveiled a new mini-budget in the parliament, intending to cut household taxes and energy bills while driving economic growth. In what represents the most significant tax cut budget since 1972, the new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng’s sweeping new budget will see cuts to national insurance, stamp duty and the top tax […]

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Putin’s nuclear threats raise the risk of disaster

Speaking in a rare, televised address on Wednesday, Putin warned that if the territorial integrity of Russia is threatened, the Kremlin would “certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It is not a bluff.” Gavriil Grigorov | Afp | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimatum to the […]

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