Has corporate greed increased inflation? He’s not the biggest culprit | Health, medicine and fitness

By Paul Wiseman – AP Economics Writer Washington (AFP) – Outraged by price hikes at the gas station and supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to blame: on greedy companies that are relentlessly raising prices and making profits. In response to that sentiment, last month the Democratic-led House passed a partisan line vote … Read more

Oregon prison chief tops federal prison job | Health, medicine and fitness

Written by Michael Balsmo and Michael R. Sisak – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – Collette Peters, director of the Oregon prison system, has now emerged as the main competitor to running the federal prison system, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Peters, who has run the state’s Department … Read more

McMaster, Cunningham win primary; to face in november | Health, medicine and fitness

By Jeffrey Collins – The Associated Press COLOMBIA, South Carolina (AP) – Former United States Representative Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a standoff in November with Republican Governor Henry McMaster, who handily defeated his opponent in the primaries. Cunningham touted the fact that he is the only Democrat in … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | science news

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the … Read more

Rental business booms as US expelled Haitians flee Haiti | Health, medicine and fitness

By Julie Watson, Gisela Perez de Acha, Katie Liccari, Trenton Danielle and Patricia Luna – Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – With jokes, cheerful Caribbean music, and holiday scenes of sunny beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok are advertising charter flights to South America. But they do not target tourists. Instead, … Read more

Federal Reserve seizes $1.2 million over Florida’s refusal to impose COVID vaccine law on health care workers | National

FORT Lauderdale, Florida – As Governor Ron DeSantis battles passport vaccinations against the COVID-19 coronavirus – recently threatening the Special Olympics with a $27.5 million fine – there is one mandate he can’t stop. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services enforces a federal vaccine requirement for health care workers who provide only medical or … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more

In a blow to Biden, the president of Mexico to skip the Summit of the Americas | Health, medicine and fitness

By Elliot Spagat, Joshua Goodman and Chris Megerian – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed Monday he will skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to US efforts to rally governments to work together to tackle soaring immigration in the hemisphere. López Obrador … Read more

In a historic shift, far fewer teens are facing adult US courts | Health, medicine and fitness

By Dave Collins – The Associated Press David Harrington spent eight tense months in a Philadelphia prison as a teenager – the result of a 2014 robbery charge that automatically sent his case to the adult court system under state law. He said he was only 16 years old at the time, getting into a … Read more

Hong Kong police patrol to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban | Health, medicine and fitness

By Zain Soo – The Associated Press HONG KONG (AFP) – A heavy police force patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities banned for the third year in a row public observances of the death anniversary. Tiananmen Square campaign In 1989, the vigil outside was the only place to commemorate this event. For … Read more