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Leaders see hope in jointly combating deadly climate change and public health problems

NEW YORK (AP) — In trying to lessen the devastating impact of climate change, experts hope that attempts to improve the global public health system and sometimes-stalled efforts to contain global warming through collaboration they can combine – and create a better system for dealing with the problem along the way. Leaders of the World… Read More »

Stellantis Offers UAW Raises, Inflation Protection as Strikes Continue

Protesters during a United Auto Workers (UAW) picket outside the Stellantis Mack assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, USA, on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Jeff Kowalsky | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stellantis said Saturday that its latest proposal to the United Auto Workers includes raises of nearly 21% over the life of the contract, including an… Read More »

US clears path for release of $6 billion in Iranian funds frozen as part of prisoner exchange deal

washington — The Biden administration has paved the way for the eventual release of five American citizens detained in Iran while issuing a blanket waiver to international banks to transfer $6 billion in frozen Iranian money from South Korea to Qatar without fear of US sanctions. Additionally, as part of the agreement, the administration agreed… Read More »

Kamala Harris says GOP claims that Democrats support abortion up to birth are a ‘mischaracterization’

washington – Vice President Kamala Harris has rejected Republican claims that Democrats support abortion up to birth, but has repeatedly refused to say at what point in pregnancy access to abortion should be denied. In an interview with “Face the Nation” on Thursday in Jakarta, Harris called on Congress to enshrine the right to abortion… Read More »