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Deficit figures set up competing visions from Biden and GOP

This fiscal year’s budget deficit shrunk in half from last year, but the red ink soared on a monthly basis…

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Asian shares mostly fall as investors watch for inflation

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly lower Friday in muted trading, as investors kept an eye on inflation and awaited…

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Health system discloses breach tied to online data tracker

CHICAGO — Personal health information of up to 3 million patients in Illinois and Wisconsin may have been exposed to…

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New Zealand farmers hit streets to protest cow-burp tax plan

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Farmers across New Zealand took to the streets on their tractors Thursday to protest government plans…

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Fetterman’s doctor says he’s recovering well from May stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. — John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Pennsylvania, released a doctor’s note Wednesday saying he is…

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UK leader in peril after Treasury chief axes ‘Trussonomics’

LONDON — The U.K.’s new Treasury chief ripped up the government’s economic plan on Monday, dramatically reversing most of the…

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UK Treasury chief in position of power as PM Truss struggles

LONDON — As British Prime Minister Liz Truss struggles to retain her authority, one man is seen to be in…

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Official: China mining more coal but increasing wind, solar

BEIJING — China plans to boost coal production through 2025 to avoid a repeat of last year’s power shortages, an…

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In France, fuel crisis frays nerves and workers’ resilience

VERSAILLES, France — Even close to midnight on a school night, the tipoff was too important to ignore: A nearby…

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Regulators approve U.S. Bank’s $8B purchase of Union Bank

NEW YORK — Key financial regulators on Friday approved U.S. Bank’s $8 billion acquisition of Japanese financial titan MUFG’s Union…

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