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Friday, December 08, 2023
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Multinationals in particular hiked prices far above rise in costs to deliver an outsize impact on cost of living crisis, report concludes. The report suggests that excessive profits, driven by a few powerful companies, have outpaced increases in costs, leading to a surge in inflation. read more

A bill introduced in the House and Senate would prevent hedge funds from owning single-family houses in the United States. read more

The Republican-led House Ethics Committee has reached out to at least one witness as part of its investigation into GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz to schedule an interview in the coming weeks, the latest sign that the once dormant probe remains open. read more

Norway's largest private sector labour union said on Wednesday it would later this month start blocking transit shipments of Tesla (TSLA.O) cars meant for the Swedish market, as part of a growing Nordic movement to support striking mechanics in Sweden. read more

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked the advance of a $110 billion package of wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel as well as other national security priorities as they tried to force President Joe Biden to include changes to U.S. border policy. read more

Joseph Pace: Congress' definition of "antisemitic speech" goes way too far. read more

A Dallas-area mother found out that her fetus has trisomy 18, a genetic condition that can cause stillbirth or death of a newborn. The court order allows her to end the pregnancy. read more

The Saudis are paying Masters champion Jon Rahm $300 million to leave the PGA and join LIV, which seems like a weird thing to happen when the rival leagues are on the brink of completing their merger to collectively ruin all remaining decency and virtue in the sport. In 2022 Rahm gave this reason for not wanting to LIV: "Would our lifestyle change if we got $400 million? ... I've never really played the game of golf for monetary reasons."

A Black high school student in Texas who was suspended for more than a month for wearing a natural hairstyle returned to regular classes this week after spending more than a month at an alternative school. read more

Unidentified governments are surveilling smartphone users via their apps' push notifications, a U.S. senator warned on Wednesday. read more

A suspect is in custody after six people were killed and another three were injured across two communities, officials in Bexar County and Austin said. read more

A battle between House Republicans and Hunter Biden is heating up ahead of a scheduled deposition next week, with the president's son continuing to resist closed-door testimony while offering to speak in a public format. read more

A waste disposal firm manager has been found guilty of manslaughter after a worker was crushed to death in an industrial shredder. read more

George Santos is making $200 to $300 for videos that can take less than a minute to make. Cameo is a platform where one can purchase personalized videos from celebrities. read more

In a keynote speech to a gathering of Christian nationalist lawmakers Tuesday night, House Speaker Mike Johnson compared himself to Moses, leading the GOP conference -- and America -- through the parted waters of the Red Sea. read more


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