A new Labor Department report shows new jobless claims fell to 204,000 in the final week of 2022. That is the lowest number since September. But the numbers are not necessarily good news for the Federal Reserve as it tries to cool the economy. CBS News' Errol Barnett and Lana Zak are joined by Gregory Daco, chief economist at EY-Parthenon, to discuss the economic trends.
On Jan. 19, the U.S. officially hit its debt ceiling, having spent all of the $31.4 trillion available for expenditures as allocated by the Treasury. In the days since, conversations have become...
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Prosecutor appointed by Trump Justice Department used claims from Russian intelligence to obtain emails from a George Soros aide: NYT
John Durham, appointed by Bill Barr, relied on claims from Russian intelligence analysts to obtain a US citizen's emails, The New York Times reported.
Donald Trump argues in wild court filing that New York can't sue the Trump Organization because it doesn't legally exist
'Trump Organization' is branding shorthand, so it can't be sued, the defendants said repeatedly in the lengthy court filing.
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Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyRussia is building up a network of fortifications and trenches along the front in Ukraine, in apparent anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting, according to satellite imagery analysis shared exclusively with The Daily Beast.The analysis from Brady Africk, an open-source intelligence analyst, shows that Russia is building up fortifications all along the front in Luhansk, from the Russian border down to Donetsk, and throughout Zaporizhzhia and Kherson.The
Charles C.W. Cooke tore into the former president in a scathing new column.
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The GOP plan would set a national sales tax of 30% and eliminate the IRS.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Let's try to consider the potential disintegration of Russia from a historical perspective
2023 is shaping up to be a rough year for Americans and Barry Sternlicht has a timeline for when a recession might reach our shores.
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Fox NewsFox News anchor Harris Faulkner on Thursday allowed Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) to repeatedly push the lie that Democrats slashed hundreds of billions of dollars in funding for Medicare—even though that spurious claim had been debunked months ago.In fact, not only did Faulkner—often labeled one of Fox’s “straight news” anchors—allow Scott’s falsehood to slide, she wondered how the Florida lawmaker would be able to work with Democrats since they’re “incapable of telling the truth.”With the GOP
Trump suggests providing tanks to Ukraine will lead to 'nukes' and says ending the war with Russia would be 'easy'
Trump, who referred to Putin as a "genius" the week Russia invaded Ukraine, was once impeached over his dealings with Kyiv.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov unveiled Ukraine’s new, domestically-produced Bohdana 155mm self-propelled howitzer, which has already been tested in battle.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
A fire broke out on the Tusla ship, which is a Turkey-owned vessel, during an attack that Russian forces carried out on Kherson city on the evening of Tuesday, 24 January 2023. Source: Turkish media outlets, including NTV and TGRT, as reported by European Pravda; Reuters news outlet citing the maritime security company Ambrey Details: As a result of the attack on Kherson, a fire broke out in a command room of the vessel.
The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. President Joe Biden had the key to end the conflict in Ukraine by directing Kyiv, but that Washington had so far not been willing to use it. "The key to the Kyiv regime is largely in the hands of Washington," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters in a daily briefing.
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John Durham's secret criminal investigation reportedly involved Trump, not Clinton or the FBI
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WASHINGTON — It became a regular litany of grievances from President Donald Trump and his supporters: The investigation into his 2016 campaign’s ties to Russia was a witch hunt, they maintained, that had been opened without any solid basis, went on too long and found no proof of collusion. Egged on by Trump, Attorney General William Barr set out in 2019 to dig into their shared theory that the Russia investigation likely stemmed from a conspiracy by intelligence or law enforcement agencies. To l
The Times Union slammed Stefanik's silence on the scandals engulfing serial liar congressman Santos.
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The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust on Friday filed a complaint requesting the Office of Congressional Ethics investigate Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for alleged violations.
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‘A perfect storm for the whole food system right now’: One of the world’s largest fertilizer companies warns that every country—even those in Europe—is facing a food crisis
Russia's war in Ukraine is piling on pressures that threaten a crisis in global food supply.
Tensions rose over Rivera's characterization of the far-right congressman to his face.