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Berks County officials continue to work to determine how they will spend one of the largest financial windfalls the county has ever seen. At an operations meeting on Tuesday, county commissioners heard that interest in a grant program proposed by the county to distribute funds from the U.S. federal bailout was high. Karra Mayo, grants …

The rupiah extended its losses and hit an all-time low of 77.42 against the US dollar in early trading on Monday, weighed down by the strength of the US currency in the overseas market and continued outflows of foreign funds. On the interbank exchange, the rupee opened at 77.17 against the US dollar, then lost …

Douglas Rissing/iStock via Getty Images The Lipper General classification of US Treasury funds includes funds that invest primarily in US Treasury bills, notes and bonds. Funds in this classification had an average duration of 12.2 years as of December 2021. Compared to other major bond indices such as the Bloomberg Municipal Bond Total Return Index …

The senses. Brown and Portman outlined a plan to update a key Social Security program. They want to make sure Americans with disabilities can store money without losing their monthly benefits. Currently, more than 5 million SSI recipients receive an average of $625.50 per month. Loading Something is loading. A Democratic and Republican senator has …

It was a busy day at Fenway Park on Saturday, but the focus and athletic achievement weren’t on the court as usual. Instead, it was in the stands. Saturday marked the 17th annual “Boston Fight for Air Climb” – an event organized by the American Lung Association to raise funds and awareness for lung disease …

Ned’s concert series has the last concert of the season on Friday with a local favorite as Kellye Cash is joined by family and friends for her performance: Cash & Cline Tribute Concert. Cash, from Milan, made history as the only Miss Tennessee winner to win Miss America. She’s a regular performer throughout the region …

A preview of the day ahead at the Sujata Rao markets The bad news does not stop. Russia has upped the ante on European gas buyers, cutting off flows to Poland and Bulgaria for failing to pay in roubles. If extended to Germany and elsewhere, energy rationing, factory shutdowns and a blow to economic growth …

JThe NFL Draft, which begins Thursday, has become a spectacular three-day televised blowout watched by millions. But Upton Bell insists its core appeal hasn’t changed all that much since the first draft took place 86 years ago. “It’s the great American dice game,” Bell told the Guardian from his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, referring to …

The top U.S. diplomat in Ottawa says he has been assured that Canada will continue crucial investments this year to modernize its defense in the Arctic, even though this month’s budget did not include money specifically for this work. Ambassador David Cohen told CBC The House in an interview broadcast this weekend that Canada must …

Finmin defines recent yen moves as rapid and undesirable Government watching FX moves with a sense of urgency – Suzuki Yen marked “strong” moves in talks with US Yellen – Suzuki Suzuki declines to comment on FX intervention, Yellen’s response TOKYO, April 22 (Reuters) – Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said on Friday the yen’s …

jacoblund/Getty Images/iStockphoto Rapidly rising interest rates, a 41-year high inflation rate, and a tight housing supply are making buying a home even more expensive — and more complicated — for many Americans. A new GOBankingRates survey finds that 66% of Americans who were looking to buy a home in 2022 are now waiting for interest …

In the days leading up to the release of the US Department of Labor’s latest inflation report, the White House attempted to deflate expectations. White House officials have said they expect March’s inflation rate to be “extraordinarily high” due to rising gasoline prices, mostly driven by the war in Ukraine. Unfortunately for Joe Biden and …

JThe Russian Embassy in Washington DC has a facade that overall is tall, flat, and white. It’s a design that, even accidentally, gives the building a certain resemblance to a projection screen, reports Tom Oug. This is exactly how it was used by pro-Ukrainian pranksters. A video uploaded to social media this morning shows Boris …

IN just four days, Americans will receive checks worth $1,657. However, not everyone will receive them at the same time, as a person’s birthday will determine when they should expect their check. 2 Close-up of a young woman throwing american dollar bills in the air Social Security checks will be distributed every second and fourth …

NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs (GS.N) banker Roger Ng was found guilty by a U.S. jury on Friday of corruption charges related to his role in the looting of hundreds of millions of dollars from the Malaysian development fund 1MDB. The charges stemmed from one of the biggest financial scandals in …

Amazon employees reportedly said the online retail titan was using data from other sellers on its platform without their permission. ―Photo Reuters NEW YORK, April 7 — US regulators are investigating whether e-commerce colossus Amazon used information from merchants using its platform to create its own products, the the wall street journal reported Wednesday. The …

It takes nine years for the average American to save for the purchase of a home. With expensive homes and lower wages, it takes longer: 11.4 years in Austin and 17.7 in San Diego. Mortgage startup Tomo used wages and house prices to list the best cities to save for a home. Saving to buy …

Since cancer is currently classified as the second leading cause of death in the United States and research has suffered delays and setbacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against cancer is more important than ever. Every year the American Cancer Societyor ACS, organizes its biggest event, the Relay for Lifein over 2,000 locations around …

Americans care about money, not their well-being In response to the article titled “Half of American Adults Exposed to Harmful Levels of Lead During Childhood” [March 8]with the increase in factory jobs due to the American Industrial Revolution, lead poisoning epidemics were at their worst. These factory workers received high daily doses of lead through …

Washington D.C.- US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined American Newsroom to discuss the latest news on Vladimir Putin’s strategy in his invasion of Ukraine and the national security threat China poses to the United States and the world. See below for highlights and watch the full interview here. On Putin’s new strategy in Ukraine: “As …

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two measures of the U.S. Treasury yield curve that are widely watched for recession warnings have veered in opposite directions, raising questions about the extent to which central bank bond purchases and other technical factors can distort signals about the path of the economy. The spread between the …

Native American organizations rallied at the State Capitol on Friday in support of legislation to spend nearly $84 million on the cost of new buildings for nonprofits that provide services the groups consider essential to the Native American community of the Twin Cities. If approved, it would be the largest public investment in Native American …

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning Rishi Sunak yesterday offered pain relief to households facing a crippling cost of living crisis, but he took the bulk of a £50billion windfall …

Stayton’s Covered Bridge Cafe, Newberg’s Et Fille Winery and West Linn’s Ale and Cider House have all received a financial boost. STAYTON, Oregon – In the historic neighborhood of Stayton, just east of Salem, is the Covered Bridge Cafe. The restaurant opened in 2006 and is a local hotspot for breakfast and lunch. “We’re breakfast. …

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former Apple employee has been accused of defrauding the tech giant of more than $10 million by taking bribes, stealing hardware and laundering the money, federal prosecutors said. Dhirendra Prasad, 52, worked for 10 years as a buyer in Apple’s Global Service Supply Chain department. A federal criminal case …

BEIJING (AP) — Washington has forced another Chinese state-owned telephone operator from the U.S. market on national security grounds amid growing tension with Beijing. The Federal Communications Commission revoked the authorization granted to Pacific Networks Corp. to provide domestic and international service under an order released Wednesday. The US government is reducing China’s access to …

MILLIONS of retirees will receive their next Social Security payment worth $1,657 tomorrow. Benefits for seniors born between the 11and and 20and of the month will be sent on March 16. 1 Millions of retirees will receive Social Security payments tomorrow worth $1,657Credit: Getty Retired Americans born between the 20and and 31st of the month …

By Clarissa Ward, Mick Krever, Brian Stelter and Lauren Kent, CNN Award-winning American journalist Brent Renaud was killed by Russian forces in the Ukrainian town of Irpin, Kiev police said in social media posts on Sunday. Another American journalist was reportedly injured. In a tweet, Kiev region police identified the dead as Renaud, who was …

PictureWear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two …

KYIV, Ukraine – They met in high school but became friends a few years later after meeting on a dance floor at a Ukrainian nightclub. Married in 2001, they lived in a dormitory community outside Kiev, in an apartment with their two children and their dogs, Benz and Cake. She was an accountant and he …

After days of dramatically rising gasoline prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the national average for a gallon of gasoline is the highest in U.S. history, beating a record that stood for nearly 14 years. On Tuesday morning, the cost of regular gasoline was $4.17, according to AAA, compared to $4.06 on Monday. Last week …

Last week saw a flurry of announcements from the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and BSE owned entities in GIFT City, Gujarat regarding the availability of international shares for Indian residents. NSE owns NSE-IFSC while BSE owns India-INX, both of which operate at GIFT City IFSC. However, the two have chosen radically different models by allowing …

Nigerian authorities had previously been accused of shielding the senior police officer from the law at home and abroad. The Nigerian government initiated the United States government’s extradition request for Abba Kyari, a highly decorated senior police officer. Deputy Commissioner Kyari is wanted in the United States for fraud and identity theft. Abubakar Malami, the …

Bradley Caslin / iStock.com American Express has long been known as a provider of payment cards – which require cardholders to pay off their balance at the end of each month – allowing cardholders to avoid interest charges while reaping some of the best industry travel awards. See: Attitudes towards BNPL differ across generations, but …

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Cryptocurrency is a new type of digital money used entirely online, but the FBI estimates that 24,000 Americans were caught in scams involving it in the last year alone. The cost? Almost a billion dollars of hard-earned money from ordinary people. KDKA investigator Meghan Schiller told the FBI Pittsburgh how her special …

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks rose mostly on Friday after U.S. stocks rallied near the end of a wild trading day as governments imposed sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.9% in afternoon trade to 26,450.84. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost some of its earlier gains to close 0.1% …

WASHINGTON — Obstructed U.S. ports have access to nearly $450 million in federal infrastructure act money from President Joe Biden as part of the administration’s efforts to ease supply chain congestion and make lower prices for American consumers. The grants aim to reduce bottlenecks that have slowed the flow of goods to store shelves and …

The legal limbo has created unexpected new financial strains for black farmers, many of whom have been unable to invest in their businesses due to continued uncertainty about their indebtedness. It also poses a political problem for Mr. Biden, who was thrust into power by black voters and must now deliver on his promises to …

February 18, 2022 Tim BontempsESPN CLEVELAND – San Antonio Spurs legend and four-time NBA champion Manu Ginobili and WNBA legends Swin Cash and Lindsay Whalen headlined the 11 North American and Women’s Committee finalists for the Class of 2022 from Naismith Hall of Fame. The other eight finalists were: former Los Angeles Laker Michael Cooper; …

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Canadians who disrupted travel and trade with the United States and occupied downtown Ottawa for nearly three weeks has been cheered and funded by right-wing American activists and conservative politicians who also oppose vaccination mandates and the country’s Liberal leader. Yet regardless of the impact of the protests on Canadian society …

Nearly $2 trillion will hit states over the next few years via the US Bailout Plan (ARP). This series of free data journalism workshops will empower local journalists to track this one-of-a-kind influx of funds, hold local authorities accountable, and spur smart societal change through storytelling. There will be three hands-on workshops in this series: …

Threats against a US agricultural inspector in the Mexican state of Michoacán prompted the United States to suspend imports of avocados from its neighbor, officials said, disrupting a $2.4 billion industry during a of its busiest times of the year. Mexico’s agriculture department said in a statement that the inspector received a threatening message on …

At first glance, Saturday Camino Real derby at Golden Gate Fields may not seem like the most important race. It is not a graduated bet and the purse is only $100,000. But there’s a lot more to the El Camino Real Derby outcome than meets the eye. The 1 1/8 mile race happens to be …

PINE MOUNTAIN, Georgia, Feb. 09 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parks! America, Inc. (OTCPink: PRKA), today announced results for its first fiscal quarter ended January 2, 2022. Highlights of the first quarter of fiscal 2022 The Company’s 2022 fiscal year will consist of 52 weeks, compared to its 2021 fiscal year which included 53 weeks. The …

TOKYO (Reuters) – The collapse of SoftBank Group Corp’s deal to sell chip designer Arm to Nvidia marks a major setback for the Japanese conglomerate’s efforts to raise funds at a time when valuations for its portfolio are under pressure. The deal, which had met with industry opposition, fell through due to regulatory hurdles, a …

By PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are considering creating a new fund to help cities and towns try to slow the spread of an invasive moth that can cause an itchy skin rash in humans. The fund would help communities fight the brown moth, which has been the subject of …

Washington— Iran does not seriously want a prisoner swap with the US and instead appears to be looking for money as part of any deal to free four Americans the US calls Tehran hostages, sources say. well informed. US and Iranian officials have been trying to negotiate a potential rare prisoner swap since last April, …

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) — Rhode Island officials are beginning to determine how the state should spend billions of dollars in federal funding that is expected to flow under the bipartisan Infrastructure Act, officials said Tuesday. Brian Daniels, director of RI’s Office of Management and Budget, told lawmakers during a Senate Finance Committee hearing that the …

According to the IRS, all stimulus checks have been sent, but you may be eligible for more funds depending on your tax situation in 2021. The IRS begins to send out the latest stimulus check. (Photo: Checkexpress) The IRS has issued the latest stimulus check In an article recently published in the Waco Tribune-Herald, more …

KLAIPEDA, Lithuania — For nearly two decades, long freight trains laden with reddish-brown gravel rumbled through Lithuania’s main port on the Baltic Sea, providing an economic lifeline for Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, the autocratic president of the neighboring Belarus. This lifeline is due to be cut on February 1 after a decision by the Lithuanian government …

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury said on Friday it was considering alternatives to commercial provider ID.me’s facial recognition technology to verify the identities of taxpayers’ accounts online after some lawmakers raised privacy concerns. The Internal Revenue Service announced in November that it would switch this year to identity verification using ID.me technology to access …

The news: the US leading the number of transactions and financing in 2021, while investments in Asia and Latin America reached record highs, according to CB Insights’ State Of Fintech 2021 report. Fintech funding by region: Funding jumped in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America as investment increased in a booming sector, driven …

On January 20, 2022, the Federal Reserve Board published an article that it described as the first step in a public discussion between the Federal Reserve and stakeholders on central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The document, after providing a brief overview of existing forms of currency and the US payment system, goes on to describe …

It pays to play well on the PGA Tour, folks. Just ask this week’s winner, Hudson Swafford. The 34-year-old picked up his third Tour win on Sunday at the 2022 American Express at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif. Swafford eagled on the par-5 16th and birdied the par-3 17th to break a three-under tie …

TORONTO (AP) — Haiti’s growing insecurity and mounting concerns about its ability to hold a general election following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse prompted two dozen top international officials to meet Friday and agree to increase aid. Canada, which hosted the more than three-hour meeting with representatives from countries including the United States, France …

January 22, 2022 HUDSON, NEW YORK JAhed Miah don’t worry about the rent anymore. For much of his time at the State University of New York at New Paltz, the 23-year-old lived on a tight budget. When he needed textbooks, he asked his brothers for money. But since October 2020, Mr. Miah has received $500 …

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators must provide more clarity on the rules of the road for cryptocurrencies and other digital assets amid continued confusion over permitted activities, a senior banking official said on Tuesday. “We hope for more clarity on digital assets,” Emily Portney, chief financial officer of Bank of New (BNY) York Mellon Corp, …

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam on Monday called on governments to impose a one-off 99% tax on the world’s billionaires and use the money to fund increased production of vaccines for the poor — as part of an effort to tackle the global inequality carved out by the …

The decision to revoke the honors was announced in a brief statement issued by Buckingham Palace. “With the Queen’s approval and consent, the Duke of York’s military affiliations and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen. The Duke of York will continue to hold no public office and is defending this case as a …

Image source: Getty Images It’s only a matter of weeks before you can claim more stimulus money. Key points Some Americans still owe stimulus payments from 2021. You will need to file your 2021 tax return to obtain the unpaid funds. The IRS has announced that it will begin accepting 2021 tax returns on January …

The reuse of securities and collateral has forced banks to hold more liquidity for two reasons: to maintain customer confidence that bank commitments could always be honored with more complex and interrelated claims; and because new regulations have imposed it (the Liquidity Coverage Ratio). This demand for liquidity required accommodation from the Fed – otherwise …

From the moment rumors began to swirl linking Lorenzo Insigne to MLS, a question has arisen in everyone’s mind: what does all this mean? This is how things work in MLS, where every big signature has to mean something. It is a league which in many ways continues to define itself and is constantly evaluating …

On Wednesday, the rupee jumped 20 paise to close at 74.38 against the US dollar. The rupee fell 6 paise to 74.44 against the US dollar when trade opened on Thursday, following the strength of the US currency in the overseas market after hawkish minutes from the US Fed. Investors saw the Federal Reserve meeting …

The number of inbound customers accounted for nearly 50.5% of all one-way U-Haul traffic in Idaho in 2021, according to U-Haul data. COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Idaho is the 9th largest growing state in America, according to 2021 transactional data compiled for the U-Haul® Annual Growth Index. People coming to Idaho in one-way U-Haul trucks …

BROOKSVILLE, Maine (AP) – A contaminated mine is Brooksville is in line to receive federal funding to help with the cleanup. The former Callahan Mining Corporation site is one of 49 Superfund sites across the country whose cleanup will be funded with $ 1 billion from the infrastructure bill signed in November, the Bangor Daily …

NEW YORK, Dec.29 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on Wednesday by a U.S. jury of helping late financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually assault teenage girls, sealing a remarkable fall from grace for the British socialite. Maxwell, 60, has been accused of recruiting and preparing four teenagers between 1994 and 2004 for Epstein, her ex-boyfriend who …

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When you order from Chipotle Mexican Grill, you probably don’t think about the complex supply chain that put your food in your hands. This is the work of Brian Niccol. As CEO and Chairman of Chipotle, responsibility rests with Niccol when it comes to all of this logistics. But Niccol wants …

I’m exhausted. I take off the clothes I have spent the last nine hours in, being careful not to put them on my bed. It’s a familiar welcome ritual for me and has been for a few months: shutting down a laptop and escaping the grip of American companies and getting on the C train …

Williamston Mayor Rockey Burgess checks out a Mahaffey Project sewer line project on Saturday, July 31, 2021. It was like the light at the end of the tunnel, said Williamston Mayor Rockey Burgess. The city, hoping to become a “dormitory community” for families, was about to launch major development projects like repairing its sewage and …

Menon, the chairman of the physics department, initially thought it was some kind of keepsake sent by a former student, but when he opened the box on September 1, he found piles of $ 50 and $ 100 bills – $ 180,000 in all. “I’ve never seen that kind of money in real life in …

BENTONVILLE, Ark., December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, Heartland Forward released a new research report, Economic Savings in America: A Story of Public-Private Partnership in Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Deployment, estimating that the US economy has recovered faster by $ 438 billion in real GDP terms in 2021, or 2.3% of real gross …

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – New analysis found Nebraska could save money and keep the state’s most troubled youth closer to home by starting a state-run adolescent mental health facility. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the analysis was presented to the Legislative Assembly’s Special Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Oversight Committee on Friday. Karen Chinn, a consultant …

As the fall foliage fades and the weather turns colder, the change is in the air again. Waking up mornings are dark and the heat begins to explode, as we switch to warmer clothes, spend time indoors, and become more inward-looking, all signs of a dawning winter. And, once again it’s a time to reflect …

A look at the day ahead from Dhara Ranasinghe. A fortnight ago, Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell gave an overview of what to come at the December Fed meeting by suggesting accelerating the reduction in asset purchases. Now is the time for Powell to reveal his whole hand. With inflation hitting near four-decade highs, the …

(Bloomberg) – Wealthy Americans who suffered big bond losses in the year inflation roared back find there’s a silver lining to pain in their portfolios: it’s reducing their tax bill. The bull market for U.S. equities in 2021 has been so pervasive that there aren’t many losers to deploy in harvesting tax losses – the …

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado-Wyoming chapter of the American Red Cross said that while it will not send crews, at this time, to the destruction of the tornadoes in Kentucky, it will help raise funds to support their efforts. A massive line of storms moved from the south to the Midwest, causing at least one …

December 11, 2021 WASHINGTON DC AWE WHO observed that Congress over the past decade will be familiar with botched policy-making by the 11th hour. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) —The annual Defense Policy Bill and one of the few routine bipartite pieces of legislation — followed a familiar pattern. After months of delays in …

Australian dollars can be seen in an illustrative photo on February 8, 2018. REUTERS / Daniel Munoz Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register Australian dollar hits highest in one week Dollar index down 0.5% NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (Reuters) – The dollar fell against several of its major counterparts on Wednesday, …

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s soybean imports rose sharply in November from the previous month, as more shipments from the United States arrived during peak North American export season, showed Tuesday customs data. The world’s largest buyer of soybeans contributed 8.57 million tonnes in November, up 68% from 5.11 million in October, according to data from …

VSChristmas is approaching, but this year there should be less wrapping paper and food in the trash cans as consumers plan to be more environmentally friendly. A Tesco poll found that more than a third of people want to be more sustainable, and American Express research suggests we’re happy to spend more on “green” gifts. …

BlackRock Boss Larry Fink CNBC / Getty Images An advocacy group is calling on U.S. governors to consider what it sees as risks associated with BlackRock’s investment in Chinese companies. Consumers’ Research sent a letter to 10 state governors with the most retirement money invested with BlackRock. BlackRock said in a statement that it takes …

I canceled my McAfee antivirus subscription earlier this year when I found out it had charged me double. He only paid back the current year and took me on a wild goose hunt to recover the previous two years‘ money; I ended up giving up. Now that my subscription period is over, it bombards me …

For climate experts and policymakers, $ 1 trillion is just the start. As the United States seeks to prove that it is serious about its international climate commitments, the focus is now on whether the Biden administration can pass its spending bill. $ 2 trillion, which includes $ 555 billion to fight climate change and …

The period of Mr. Sondheim’s greatest work began when Harold Prince became his director. They were old friends, who had been introduced by Mrs. Rodgers in the late 1940s or early 1950s, and Mr. Prince had been the producer of “West Side Story”. He had also proven himself as a director, with musical successes such …

The Indian rupee depreciated 15 paise to 74.55 against the US dollar when trade opened on Thursday, as a moderate trend in domestic stocks and a firm US currency weighed on investor sentiment. In the interbank forex market, the rupee opened on a low note at 74.55, posting a decline of 15 paise since the …

Alabama needs all the COVID relief it can get. Before COVID, Alabama’s poverty rate was about 50% above the national average, and nearly 12% of residents under the age of 65 do not have health insurance. While Alabama has been spared some of COVID’s most devastating economic effects, in large part thanks to increased state …

Two of 17 people from a US missionary group who were kidnapped in Haiti more than a month ago have been released, the organization said on Sunday. The hostages, which included women and children, were captured by one of Haiti’s most formidable gangs on October 16 as the group of missionaries visited an orphanage outside …

Recent geopolitical crises, notably the disorderly withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, have cemented the idea that the EU cannot fully rely on the United States or NATO for its protection. Coincidentally, the initial plan for such a plan was presented to EU member states this week. The “Strategic Compass for Security and Defense” is a …

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two suspected Iranian hackers have been charged with election interference, accused of attempting to intimidate US voters ahead of last year’s US presidential election by sending threatening messages and broadcasting disinformation. The effort drew publicity in the run-up to the November 2020 election, when law enforcement and intelligence officials held an unusual …

States will soon be inundated with federal money to meet a pent-up need to repair, improve or remove thousands of aging dams across the United States, including some that could flood cities or neighborhoods if they were to fail. The roughly $ 3 billion for dam-related projects is paltry compared to the tens of billions …