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Biden says U.S. and Europe must push back against China’s economic ‘abuses and coercion’

Biden says U.S. and Europe must push back against China's economic 'abuses and coercion'
President Joe Biden said Friday that the U.S. and its international partners must hold China to account for its economic practices. "We have to push back against the Chinese government's abuses and coercion that undercut the foundations of the international economic system," Biden said in...

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day:1. Dow futures bounce after biggest one-day February loss The Wall Street news24nation is seen outside The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, February 16, 2021. Brendan McDermid...

Biden team takes a major step in offering to start talks with Iran as Tehran’s sanctions deadline approaches

Biden team takes a major step in offering to start talks with Iran as Tehran’s sanctions deadline approaches
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks after news24nationing an executive order related to American manufacturing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex on January 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran and the U.S. are...

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk in not doing enough

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk in not doing enough
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said a large stimulus package is still necessary to get the economy back to full strength, despite momentum suggesting that growth is off to a faster start than anticipated in 2021. In a CNBC interview, the lead economic official...

Franchising industry expects it’s poised to rebound, if Covid is brought under control

A worker puts pepperoni on a pizza inside a Domino's Pizza franchise in New York. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images After a year marked by business closures, disruptions and unprecedented challenges, the franchising industry is poised to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels by year's...

McConnell votes for acquittal, but then says there’s ‘no question’ Trump is responsible for riot

McConnell votes for acquittal, but then says there's 'no question' Trump is responsible for riot
Minutes after voting "not guilty" in Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the former president is clearly to blame for the deadly Capitol riot. "There's no question" that Trump "is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the...

McConnell tells Republican senators he will vote to acquit Trump in impeachment trial

McConnell tells Republican senators he will vote to acquit Trump in impeachment trial
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told his Republican colleagues in an email on Saturday that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in the former president's second impeachment trial. "While a close call, I am persuaded that impeachments are a tool primarily of removal and...

VP Harris responds to surge in violent attacks against Asian Americans

VP Harris responds to surge in violent attacks against Asian Americans
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Wilmington, Delaware. Leah Millis | Reuters Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday responded to a recent surge in violent attacks against Asian Americans. "We must continue to commit ourselves to combating racism and discrimination," Harris said on Twitter. Videos of recent attacks...

Biden’s climate change strategy looks to pay farmers to curb carbon footprint

Biden's climate change strategy looks to pay farmers to curb carbon footprint
Fourth generation cattle rancher Loren Poncia has made Stemple Creek Ranch carbon positive. He's implemented rotational cattle grazing systems that allow soil and grass to recover, applied compost on pastures and planted worm farms and chicory that aerate the soil. Courtesy of Paige Green President Joe...