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Iran nuclear talks restart as participants draw their lines in the sand

Iran nuclear talks restart as participants draw their lines in the sand

Iran nuclear talks resumed Monday in Vienna, Austria, as the US warned Tehran against further uranium enrichment, Israel forcefully lobbied against sanctions relief for Iran and Iran announced its “willingness and seriousness” to reach a deal — but only if the US lifts sanctions. The flurry of public messaging was punctuated by a report out…MORE

Secretary of defense orders review of US airstrike that killed civilians in Syria in 2019

Secretary of defense orders review of US airstrike that killed civilians in Syria in 2019

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has ordered a review of a US airstrike conducted in Syria in 2019 that the Pentagon only recently admitted had killed civilians after the publication of a New York Times report, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said during a briefing on Monday. The review will be conducted by Gen. Michael Garrett,…MORE

Pfizer expected to seek FDA authorization for boosters for those ages 16 and 17

Pfizer expected to seek FDA authorization for boosters for those ages 16 and 17

Pfizer is expected to seek authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for its vaccine booster shot for those who are ages 16 and 17, a source familiar with the plan told CNN on Monday. Currently only those 18 and up are eligible for booster shots six months after their second dose of the…MORE

‘Patriots 45 MAGA Gang’ planned violence on January 6, prosecutors say
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‘Patriots 45 MAGA Gang’ planned violence on January 6, prosecutors say

Federal prosecutors have indicted a trio of alleged US Capitol rioters — including one who is accused of assaulting DC police officer Michael Fanone — for planning to be violent together on January 6, according to court records and a Justice Department statement on Monday. One defendant, Edward Badalian, a 26-year-old from California, allegedly wrote…MORE

Here’s how your gas could hit $5 a gallon
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Here’s how your gas could hit $5 a gallon

The surge in oil prices this year has angered drivers, tainted Americans’ views on the economy and confounded both the White House and Federal Reserve. Unfortunately, JPMorgan Chase says the oil spike is just getting started. In a new report on Monday, JPMorgan warned clients that Brent crude oil will hit $125 a barrel next…MORE

Omicron poses 3 major threats to the US economy, says Jerome Powell
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Omicron poses 3 major threats to the US economy, says Jerome Powell

Here we go again. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to testify Tuesday that the Omicron variant threatens America’s economic recovery. Much remains unknown about Omicron. Yet if it prolongs the pandemic, it could keep prices rising, hurt job growth and make the supply chain crisis worse. “The recent rise in Covid-19 cases and…MORE

USC issues apology after ‘offensive chant’ during football game
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USC issues apology after ‘offensive chant’ during football game

The University of Southern California (USC) issued a public apology after an ‘offensive chant’ was made from USC’s student section during Saturday night’s football game against Brigham Young University (BYU). “The offensive chant from our student section directed towards BYU during the football game last night does not align with our Trojan values,” USC’s athletic…MORE

Pentagon denies Oklahoma governor’s request and insists National Guard members must be vaccinated

Pentagon denies Oklahoma governor’s request and insists National Guard members must be vaccinated

Secretary of State Lloyd Austin denied a request from Oklahoma’s governor to exempt his state’s National Guard members from the Pentagon’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate. Austin emphasized that the vaccine mandate is a lawful order that promotes “the health, safety and readiness of our military personnel, regardless of duty status,” in the letter which CNN obtained…MORE

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama will get another chance to unionize
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Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama will get another chance to unionize

Workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, will have another chance to unionize after a federal labor official called for a new vote Monday. The ruling by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board was made public Monday. It follows an earlier recommendation from an NLRB hearing officer that there was enough…MORE

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