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Do not act directly to overthrow the Cuban regime

[ad_1] Massive protests have erupted in Cuba against a ruthless dictatorship and cruel deprivation. Not surprisingly, President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the handpicked successor to the Castro brothers, blames the United States for everything. This is nothing new. Dictator Fidel Castro died more than four years ago. His importance as an epic Machiavellian revolutionary is undeniable. Epic […]

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France: thousands of people demonstrate against vaccination, COVID passes

[ad_1] PARIS (AP) – More than 100,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday against the government’s latest measures to push people to get vaccinated and to curb the rise in infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus. In Paris, separate far-right and far-left protest marches crossed different parts of the city. Demonstrations also took […]

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Pacific Rim Executives Discuss Economic Ways Out of Pandemic | World news

[ad_1] By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – US President Joe Biden, his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among Pacific Rim leaders who are meeting virtually to discuss strategies to help economies to rebound after a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand […]

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Tech Start-Up “Wire Pulse” Moves From Chicago To South Baltimore

[ad_1] Wire Pulse Inc., a technology company that provides digital solutions to the utilities, industrial cable supply and installation industries, has moved from Chicago to South Baltimore. Wire Pulse’s new offices are located on the BGE campus at 1899 Leadenhall St. in South Baltimore. Wire Pulse was founded by Jason Zielke in 2017. Zielke learned […]

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Cryptocurrency Projects Fuel Economic Development Efforts | New

[ad_1] Factors that contributed to the recent announcement of a $ 50 million investment in Paducah by a tech company specializing in cryptocurrency mining have sparked enthusiasm among local officials to launch projects. similar in the future. Blockware Mining Inc., a Chicago-based company, has purchased five acres in West Paducah Industrial Park and hopes to […]

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The Ford F-Series was overtaken by Ram and Chevy in Q2 and the worst may not be over yet

[ad_1] Linda Zhang, chief nameplate engineer for the Ford F-150, details the new electric F-150 and explains how the shortage of microchips is affecting automotive manufacturing. The Ford F-Series fell from sales peak in the second quarter of 2021 for the first time in years. The full-size truck lineup was overtaken by Ram and Chevrolet […]

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Pandemic tourism: Thailand launches Phuket sandbox plan | WGN 720 radio

[ad_1] PHUKET, Thailand (AP) – Thailand embarked on an ambitious but risky plan on Thursday that it hopes will breathe new life into a tourism industry devastated by the pandemic, opening up the popular resort island of Phuket to foreigners entirely. vaccinated from low-risk countries. Upon arrival of the first flight, airport fire trucks detonated […]

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United Airlines expected to create up to 3,000 new jobs in Chicago area – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Chicago-based United Airlines orders 270 new Boeing and Airbus jets for its fleet, and largest order in airline history is first step in investment process expected to create more than 25,000 new jobs, including up to 3,000 in the Chicago area alone. The announcement was made by the airline on Tuesday as it seeks […]

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Impacts of freight mergers must be investigated, says former official | Illinois

[ad_1] (The Center Square) – The largest merger of two railroads in two decades will result in increased freight train traffic across Illinois. A former transport official wants a thorough review to be done on how this will affect communities. Canadian Pacific Railway Company buys Kansas City Southern. The Federal Council for Surface Transport last […]

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Kass: the whole economy is now managed around 2-year electoral cycles

[ad_1] There is nothing like bribing your constituents with other people’s money or with the Fed’s printing press. The Fed has extended its mandate. Political partisanship reigns today, effective policies have been stopped / thwarted with both sides to blame, and the current level of political stasis cannot be market friendly. “The American Republic will […]

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The aftermath of COVID-19 continues to weigh on Chicago commercial real estate

[ad_1] The Palmer House Hilton has reopened, but the lockdown is looming. Gurnee Mills has obtained a stay from his lenders. The Civic Opera building is in purgatory. After a frightening 2020 for commercial real estate investors, the fading pandemic and economic recovery are easing their worst fears of a prolonged and painful slump and […]

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Near. Biden and bipartisan senators have infrastructure deal

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a hard-won bipartisan deal on a scaled-down infrastructure plan that would kick start his legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach the political aisle. He openly acknowledged that Democrats will likely have to tackle much of the rest on their own. The bill’s price at […]

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NAR: US housing market is short of 5.5 million homes

[ad_1] America’s housing shortage is more “catastrophic” than expected, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). the report, written by the Rosen Consulting Group, highlights the huge underbuilding deficit in the United States and the consequences of underinvestment in housing. The report says the acute shortage of affordable and available […]