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Biden Reverses Some Trump-Era Sanctions On Cuba

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The Biden administration on Monday said it is easing restrictions imposed during former President Donald Trump‘s administration on travel to Cuba and on the sending of family remittances between the United States and the communist island. “The Cuban people are confronting an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and our policy will continue …

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White House Announces Plan To Boost Affordable Housing

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The Biden administration released a new plan on Monday to alleviate the rising cost of housing in the U.S. and to address the housing supply shortfall within five years through executive and legislative actions. The plan would give cities and towns with reformed zoning and land-use policies higher scores for certain …

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Gunman Kills Ten In Racist Attack At Buffalo Supermarket

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Ten people were killed and three others injured in a racist attack at a Buffalo grocery store Saturday afternoon when a white 18-year-old gunman opened fire. Eleven of the 13 shooting victims were Black. Officials said the suspected gunman, identified as Payton Gendron, traveled several hours to carry out the attack. The shooter reportedly live-streamed …

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Biden Announces Plan To Address Baby Formula Shortage

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President Joe Biden announced several steps Thursday to address the nationwide baby formula shortage, after meeting with retailers and manufacturers, including Walmart, Target, Reckitt and Gerber, about their efforts to increase production. Infant formula has been in short supply across the U.S. in recent months, the result of ongoing supply chain …

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House Passes Bipartisan $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

by Jennifer Shutt, Missouri Independent May 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to provide an additional $40 billion in economic, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine as its troops continue fighting back against Russia’s invasion. The legislation, released just hours before, now goes to the U.S. …

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