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Economy Is A Gamble For Biden In Election Year

Businesswoman Laura Bolado, who owns an advertising agency in Las Vegas, says she has not yet decided who she will vote for
Anger over rising prices and wages that don't stretch far enough brought thousands of casino workers onto the streets of Las Vegas in recent months, part of a wave of labor discontent in the United States.
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Live video images showed glowing lava oozing out of a fissure illuminating a plume of smoke rising up under the night sky

Lava Flows For Third Time On Volcano-hit Iceland Peninsula

Live video images of the crack in the Earth's surface, stretching an estimated three kilometers (two miles), showed the fissure illuminating plumes of smoke rising under the dark sky that was visible from the capital of Reykjavik.
Ukrainian servicemen take part in a field exercise. The war with Russia has been going on for almost two years.

Biden To Receive Scholz Amid Ukraine Aid Impasse

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will try to build on the momentum from Europe's success in agreeing new aid for war-torn Ukraine when he heads to Washington this week, where President Joe Biden is struggling to overcome opposition to a US package.
The legislation includes $20.2 billion for US border security and a myriad of immigration policy changes agreed to by Democratic and Republican negotiators

Fresh US Senate Border-Ukraine Bill Faces Republican Buzzsaw

The national security supplemental provides for $118.3 billion in total funding, including $60 billion to support war-torn Ukraine, matching the White House's request, and $14.1 billion in security assistance to Israel, according to a summary released by Senate Appropriations Committee chair Patty Murray.
Critics argue that the 2015 takeover deliberately undervalued the construction firm's stock price

S. Korean Court Acquits Samsung Chief Over 2015 Merger Case

Yonhap news agency reported that the court said it did "not recognise intention to harm shareholders" through the merger, which critics had claimed was bad value and done mostly to ensure a smooth third-generational power transfer to Lee, a scion of Samsung's founding family.

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