Biden visiting Port of Los Angeles as high prices persist as threat | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and JOSH BOAK – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles bears witness to President Joe Biden’s failed efforts to tackle what he calls his top economic priority: inflation. Biden will speak at America’s busiest port on Friday, with inflation lingering as a problem that has eluded his … Read more

5 Republicans vying for governorship in New Mexico primary | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MORGAN LEE – Associated Press SANTA FE, NM (AP) — Republican voters choose a candidate for governor of New Mexico from a field of five candidates during Tuesday’s primary election campaign dominated by concerns about the economy, violent crime and the United States southern border security. The winner of Tuesday’s GOP contest will face … Read more

Stocks Rise, Oil Prices Rise as OPEC Increases Production | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By DAMIAN J. TROISE – AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday afternoon, but remained choppy amid mistrust of economic growth and rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was up 1.1% at 1:13 p.m. EST. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 178 points, or 0.5%, to 32,990 and the … Read more

Asian stocks slide all over the place amid rate hike, COVID worries | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By YURI KAGEYAMA – AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday, echoing a retreat on Wall Street as investors worried about rising interest rates and rising coronavirus cases in some parts. of the region. Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney, but rose slightly in Shanghai. Oil prices … Read more

Asian stocks slide all over the place amid rate hike, COVID worries | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By YURI KAGEYAMA – AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell on Thursday, echoing a retreat on Wall Street as investors worried about rising interest rates and rising coronavirus cases in parts of the region. . Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney. Oil prices fell more than $2 a … Read more

Asian stocks slide all over the place amid rate hike, COVID worries | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By YURI KAGEYAMA – AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell on Thursday, echoing a retreat on Wall Street as investors worried about rising interest rates and rising coronavirus cases in parts of the region. . Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney. Oil prices fell more than $2 a … Read more

More Memorial Day trips expected, despite high gas prices | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEFANIE DAZIO, CHRISTOPHER WEBER and TERRY TANG – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — To drive or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with soaring gas prices redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new surge of COVID-19 also sweeps across the country. . For Marvin … Read more

UK asks for help with energy bills; seeks to forget ‘partygate’ | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative government on Thursday unveiled a 15 billion pound ($19 billion) emergency aid package to ease severe pressure on the cost of living, announcing the plan a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to “move on” from a months-long scandal … Read more

Davos Updates | War is holding back global economic recovery | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PA DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Finance officials at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos said Russia’s war in Ukraine has been a major setback to global economic recovery. Gita Gopinath, first deputy managing director of the IMF, told a panel on global growth on Wednesday that “a confluence of shocks” is hitting the … Read more

Davos Updates | Saudi official touts oil and emissions targets | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PA DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — A senior Saudi official has touted a dual strategy of increasing oil production capacity for overseas export while advocating for domestic emissions reductions in line with the country’s net zero commitment. Saudi Arabia. Saudi Minister of Economy and Planning Faisal al-Ibrahim told a panel at the World Economic Forum meeting … Read more