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US aid to renters picked up to $2.8 billion in September

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State and local governments picked up the pace of distributing emergency rental assistance funds in September amid a push from the Biden administration to accelerate payments to households.

Russian hackers still targeting tech despite Biden sanctions

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The hackers behind the notorious SolarWinds cyberattack are engaged in a fresh campaign to compromise global networks by targeting the tech supply chain, including resellers and providers of cloud technology, according to Microsoft Corp.

Lira drops to record after Erdogan’s threat against envoys

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Turkey’s lira fell to a record as the country’s latest diplomatic spat gave traders another reason to sell the struggling currency.

Russian envoy backs Iran demand for US nuclear deal guarantee

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Russia’s lead negotiator at stalled multi-power talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal said Iran’s demand for a guarantee from the U.S. government that it won’t quit the landmark accord again is “logical and justifiable.”

Biden-Manchin meeting makes ‘progress’ in bid to break deadlock

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The White House said President Joe Biden made progress on his big tax-and-spending plan in a meeting with key moderate Senator Joe Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, though further talks among staffers will be needed.

Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Jim Banks for misgendering Biden appointee

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Twitter Inc. suspended Rep. Jim Banks’ official account for calling Dr. Rachel Levine, the assistant Health and Human Services secretary, a man.

Meet the Mexican dealmaker in Shanghai behind Trump’s SPAC deal

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A Mexican dealmaker in China was one of the key architects behind former President Donald Trump’s deal with a special purpose acquisition company.

Pelosi open to Democrats raising debt ceiling without GOP

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opened the door to Democrats using a special budget tool to raise the U.S. debt ceiling without the support of Senate Republicans, whose votes would otherwise be needed to end a filibuster on the increase.

Kyrgyzstan not to host U.S. military base: president

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There will be no U.S. military base in Kyrgyzstan, President Sadyr Zhaparov said on Saturday.

Yellen expects high inflation through mid-2022 before easing

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she expects price increases to remain high through the first half of 2022, but rejected criticism that the U.S. risks losing control of inflation.

Obama attacks GOP candidate’s ‘phony culture wars’ in Virginia

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Former President Barack Obama waded into VirginIa’s gubernatorial race, criticizing Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin for supporting “phony, trumped-up culture wars” in his bid to flip the state.

Airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader in Syria, US says

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A U.S.-led airstrike in northwest Syria on Friday killed senior al-Qaida leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar, according to the U.S. Central Command.

Erdogan says 10 Western ambassadors no longer welcome in Turkey

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the ambassadors of 10 nations, including the U.S., Germany and France, were no longer welcome in Turkey after they demanded the release of a prominent businessman and philanthropist.

Ramesh Ponnuru: Which programs for children should Democrats cut?

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It’s not exactly Sophie’s Choice, but it’s still painful for Democrats. Their big spending bill includes three programs for children: a subsidy for child care, monthly checks to parents and a paid family leave program.

Biden’s trimmed paid leave plan lags rest of world by months

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Democrats’ latest paid family and medical leave proposal would offer workers four weeks annually — significantly lowering the promised benefits and leaving the U.S. lagging much of the world in guaranteed paid time off.

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Pelosi open to Democrats raising debt ceiling without GOP

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opened the door to Democrats using a special budget tool to raise the U.S. debt ceiling without the support of Senate Republicans, whose votes would otherwise be needed to end a filibuster on the increase.
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