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Pelosi shifts infrastructure bill deadline to 31 October amid Biden frustration

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The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has set a new deadline for the House to pass a major infrastructure spending bill after a week of negotiations left Joe Biden’s social and environmental policy overhaul plan in a limbo...

Dixie fire: cool weather slows raging California blaze as attention shifts to PG&E role

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As relatively cool temperatures and higher humidity slowed the Dixie fire raging across northern California on Saturday, attention shifted to the role an already disgraced utility company may have played in the gigant...

Team GB shifts Olympic focus from superpower to more human approach

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At the Hokusai Museum, a short ride from where the British athletes are staying in the Olympic village, there is a giant image of the Japanese artist’s most famous work: Under the Wave off Kanagawa. Higher and higher ...

Texas Republicans veer further right despite state’s demographic shifts

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From restricting voter access and politicizing the US-Mexico border to targeting transgender student athletes and further rolling back abortion rights, Texas’s current legislative agenda set by its governor, Greg Abbo...

Ocado sales jump 20% after shopping shifts online in Covid crisis

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Ocado, the online grocer, has reported a 20% increase in retail sales and hailed a permanent shift in grocery shopping in the Covid-19 pandemic. Retail revenues climbed by 19.8% to £1.2bn in the six months to 30 May, ...

Ontario shifts strategy as it scrambles to combat worsening Covid outbreak

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Canada’s most populous province has announced plans to make coronavirus vaccines more accessible and the federal government pledged emergency aid as authorities scramble to combat a worsening outbreak in Ontario. The ...

Goldman Sachs’ junior bankers rebel over ’18-hour shifts and low pay’

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The reputation of Goldman Sachs as the most desirable employer for aspiring investment bankers is at stake. Legendary for its pulling power with the best graduates, the bank is now facing a rebellion in its lower rank...

Jürgen Klopp shifts focus to top-four fight as Chelsea head to Anfield

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In an uplifting tribute to Ian St John, the latest legend Liverpool have lost, Jürgen Klopp spoke of the almost child-like sense of awe he feels when meeting the old greats who shaped Anfield’s history. “To understand...