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  1. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo speaks during an infrastructure event at the W

    US developing plans to spend US$52 billion on chips supply -Commerce Department

    The Biden administration is developing plans to quickly spend US$52 billion to deal with semiconductor supply issues if Congress passes a bill ...
  2. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Fed's Powell rapped on inflation, regulations in Senate hearing

    US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell faced sharp questions about inflation and banking regulation in a hearing before the Senate Banking ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo holds a briefing at the White House in Washington

    US Commerce chief urges Congress to act on chip funding by August

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to complete action on a US$52 billion boost in government funding for ...
  4. Mexico's Supreme Court has decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana

    Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use

    Mexico's Supreme Court on Monday decriminalized recreational marijuana use for adults, declaring its prohibition under the health law to be ...
  5. Demonstrations demanding government action continue, in Cali

    Colombia union leader vows bigger antigovernment protests if demands not met

    Colombia's antigovernment protests could grow in the second half of the year if neither the government nor Congress meet the economic and social ...
  6. APTOPIX Brazil Indigenous Protest

    Firing arrows, indigenous people in Brazil protest Bill curtailing land rights

    Several hundred indigenous Brazilians protested outside the Congress building in Brasilia on Wednesday (Jun 16) against a Bill backed by the ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside a company building in Shanghai

    Sweeping bill to address China tech threat likely to take weeks in US House

    A highly touted bill to boost the United States' ability to compete with Chinese technology could take weeks to get through Congress, as U.S.
  8. FILE PHOTO: Handover ceremony of K-1 airbase from U.S.-led coalition forces to Iraqi security force

    Biden backs effort in Congress to repeal 'forever war' authority in Iraq

    US President Joe Biden's administration said on Monday it supported an effort in the U.S. Congress to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of ...