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Biden proposes South Carolina as first primary state in drastic shake up of presidential nominating calendar

President Joe Biden has asked Democratic National Committee leaders to drastically reshape the 2024 presidential nominating calendar and make South Carolina the first state to host a primary, followed by Nevada and New Hampshire on the same day a week …

Top EU official quits US meeting as tension over electric car subsidies persists

Efforts to resolve a simmering dispute between Europe and the United States over electric vehicle subsidies stemming from President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act suffered a blow Friday when a top EU official pulled out of talks scheduled for Mond…

US economy added a robust 263,000 jobs in November

The US economy added 263,000 jobs in November, defying aggressive action from the Federal Reserve to cool the economy and bring down decades-high inflation.

Binance pauses withdrawals after warning two crypto tokens may have been hacked

The crypto industry just can’t catch a break this year.

Why the stock market is channeling Goldilocks

The global economy is weakening and consumers are feeling financially stressed. Gas and heat prices are up significantly from last year and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated on Wednesday that painfully elevated interest rates will hang arou…

Lawsuit claims legislation used to fund DeSantis’ migrant flights is unconstitutional

Three non-profit immigrant rights organizations have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Transportation Secretary Jared Perdue, claiming that the state is “infringing upon the federal gov…

Biden open to talks with Putin about ending Ukraine war as US, France show united front

President Joe Biden signals willingness to talk with Vladimir Putin about ending war in Ukraine during French president Emmanuel Macron’s U.S. visit.
     

Former San Antonio police officer who shot unarmed teen in a McDonald’s parking lot has been indicted for attempted murder, prosecutor says

A former San Antonio police officer has been indicted on attempted murder and assault charges after he shot an unarmed 17-year-old in a McDonald’s parking lot in October, prosecutors announced Thursday.

Atlanta school under federal investigation after allegations principal assigned Black students to classes based on race

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into an Atlanta public elementary school after allegations the principal was assigning Black students to certain classes.

City of Uvalde sues county DA for access to Robb Elementary shooting investigation material

The City of Uvalde has filed a lawsuit against Uvalde County District Attorney Christina Mitchell, alleging she is blocking the city’s independent investigator from accessing key evidence into the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.

Elon Musk vs. Tim Cook, Sam Bankman-Fried’s media apology tour, and why shopping on Amazon is getting worse

Crypto detective “Coffeezilla” tells Nightcap’s Jon Sarlin that somebody at FTX “criminally screwed up.” Plus, The Washington Post’s Geoffrey Fowler on how Amazon risks turning customers off by showing so many ads in search results. And CNN’s Clare Duf…

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