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Pennsylvania governor race divides Republicans, unites Dems

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Pennsylvania Republicans prepare to choose a nominee for governor Tuesday, some party officials are twisted in knots over the possibility of a primary victory by a candidate ...

Business Highlights: McDonald's Russia exit,

___ De-Arching: McDonald’s to sell Russia business, exit country CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald’s says it’s started the process of selling its Russian business, which incl...

A Bezos-Biden squabble: Can corporate taxes tame inflation?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Bezos this weekend became the latest centibillionaire to launch a political fight on Twitter by denouncing a tweet from President Joe Biden about corporate taxes as “disinformat...

Yellen meets war refugees in Poland, pushes food crisis plan

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday met with Ukrainian refugees and urged the need to confront Russian brutality as she visited Poland ahead of a meeting of finance mi...

In US, states struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Government budgets are booming in New Mexico: Teacher salaries are up, residents can go to an in-state college tuition-free, moms will get medical care for a year after childbirt...

Liz Weston: How to reduce taxes when you sell your home

If your home’s value has soared, congratulations. If you decide to sell, beware. Financial advisor James Guarino says some clients don’t realize that home sale profits are potentiall...

New Zealand to help pay for cleaner cars to reduce emissions

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars as ...

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars to stand trial in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal trial for reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including bank fraud and tax evasion is set to start Monday in Atlanta. The trial is ge...

California governor: $98B surplus backs true pro-life state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pledged to use the state's record-breaking $300 billion budget, including an unprecedented nearly $100 billion surplus, to “future proo...

Tax cut for California pot industry: Too little, too late?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's governor on Friday proposed a temporary tax cut for the state's struggling legal marijuana industry, but businesses said it falls far short of what’s needed to revive a...

Crypto comes to Washington. Will the millions buy influence?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Erin Houchin braced for the worst when a mysterious, well-financed group started buying television ads last month in her highly competitive southern Indiana congressional race. ...

French fiberglass maker hiring 400 in $28M Georgia expansion

DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) — A French manufacturer says it will restart the fiberglass furnace at a Georgia plant it purchased in 2019, investing $28 million and hiring 400 new workers. Saint-...

US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Inflation may be soaring, supply chains remain snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away, but America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in the...

Biden pushes 'ultra-MAGA' label on GOP as he defends record

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned voters unhappy with soaring inflation and his stalled domestic agenda against turning power over to “ultra-MAGA” Republicans in the midterm elec...

Taiwan's tour bus industry pleads with government to help it survive

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of a national tour bus association gathered at Taiwan’s legislature for a press conference on Tuesday (May 10) seeking continued COVID relief from the govern...