When does an economy overheat?

The Guardian Republicans are trying to rewrite the history of the attack on Capitol Hill. Don’t let them By blocking a congressional investigation into what happened, the Republican Party has proven itself beyond shame or dignity. the Republican Party’s relentless war on expertise, factual media and political opposition. Photograph: Joseph …

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To boost imports, India abandons local trials of foreign vaccines: The Tribune India

New Delhi, May 27 Faced with an acute shortage of Covid vaccines, India on Thursday completely waived the requirement for local testing for major foreign vaccines to facilitate imports of Pfizer, Moderna and J&J quills. Edit: cover priority groups The move comes after the April ruling by which the government …

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The price of breakfast: soaring costs reinforce fears of global food inflation

The cost of raw materials that go into making breakfast staples has climbed higher since the start of the pandemic – raising fears that a large commodity boom could push up global food prices for consumers. Bulk contract prices for coffee, milk, sugar, wheat, oats and orange juice have jumped …

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Digital edition continues after Venezuelan court seizes historic newspaper headquarters ‘by force’

Caracas, Venezuela – The duty of journalists is to control those in power. This continues to be difficult in Venezuela where Nicolas Maduro and his supporters harass Venezuelan editors, writers, journalists and photojournalists who do their jobs. “In Venezuela, instead of criticism, the regime treats the independent media as traitors,” …

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DOE, BIR and BOC sign agreement on information exchange against smuggling fuel

The Department of Energy (DOE), the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) to strengthen the government’s program against fuel smuggling by the information exchange and reconciliation. The agencies signed the memorandum of understanding on information exchange and …

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Grapes of Wrath – Why Argentina and Brazil are inundated with contraband wine

As contraband has exploded at the Argentina-Brazil border during the COVID-19 pandemic, wine appears to have been in particular demand, with a high-profile murder linked to its smuggling. In mid-May, lawyer Juan María López was shot dead in Bernardo de Irigoyen, an Argentine border town near Brazil. Police found a …

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Dr Chad Mathis joins API as a Distinguished Fellow

Alabama Policy Institute President and CEO Caleb Crosby announced the addition of Dr. Chad Mathis, certified orthopedic surgeon and former senior advisor to the Trump administration at the US Department of Health and Human Services, to the API team as a distinguished member. “As a practicing surgeon, Dr. Mathis has …

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Dollar Tree beats sales estimates

Bloomberg World faces longer supply shortage as Chinese factories contract (Bloomberg) – Eric Li’s factory, which makes glass lampshades for companies like Home Depot Inc., is being pushed to its limits with sales doubling their pre-pandemic level, but like many Chinese manufacturers, it has no plans to expand its business …

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Soaring migrant smuggling strains resources and threatens life in Far West Texas, county judge says

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) – Several counties in rural West Texas have declared local states stricken due to a dramatic increase in migrant smuggling to the area, which they say threatens residents, businesses and puts the lives of migrants in danger. On Wednesday afternoon, the Presidio County Commissioners’ Court became …

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These 7 things will affect your premium

Many gray imports come with high performance engines, better mileage, and more exciting features than their American counterparts. Sometimes customers can import exotic vintage cars from Japan and Italy. Since imported cars can be packed with unique features, upgrades, and functionality, securing them can be trickier than you might think. …

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