Battle for Congress could hinge on North Carolina district

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Battle for Congress could hinge on North Carolina district


Bo Hines, Republican candidate for U.S. House District 13 from North Carolina, speaks to the crowd at former President Donald Trump's rally, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward, File)

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (AP) — In the fast-growing suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina, the 13th District has emerged as one of the nation’s battlegrounds for congressional control, where a tight race between former President Donald Trump’s favored young upstart and a Democratic state senator could determine the balance of power in the narrowly split U.S.

Biden juggling long list of issues to please Dem coalition

By JOSH BOAKOctober 22, 2022

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt relief at Delaware State University, Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to tame inflation. He wants Congress to protect access to abortions.

Inflation protests across Europe threaten political turmoil

By KELVIN CHANOctober 21, 2022

FILE - People holds banners and placards as they attend a RMT (The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers) union train strike rally outside King's Cross railway station, in London, June 25, 2022. Across Europe, soaring inflation is behind a wave of protests and strikes that underscores growing discontent with spiralling living costs and threatens to unleash political turmoil. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

LONDON (AP) — In Romania, protesters blew horns and banged drums to voice their dismay over the rising cost of living. People across France took to the streets to demand pay increases that keep pace with inflation.


Control of US Senate could come down to tight Nevada race

By REBECCA BOONEOctober 21, 2022

FILE - This combination of photos shows Nevada Republican Senate candidate Adam Laxalt speaking on Aug. 4, 2022, in Las Vegas, left, and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaking on April 26, 2022, in Washington, right. Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto faces Republican challenger Adam Laxalt in a race the national GOP considers one of its best opportunities to turn a blue Senate seat red. (AP Photo/John Locher, left, Jacquelyn Martin)

A frenzied race for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat is shaping up to be one of the closest in the country and both candidates hope their messages on abortion, immigration, inflation or public safety will tip the balance in their favor.

Stocks end higher on Wall Street, notching weekly gains

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGAOctober 21, 2022

FILE - American flags fly outside the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in New York.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Wall Street capped a volatile run for stocks with a broad rally Friday, contributing to sizable weekly gains for major indexes.The S&P 500 rose 2.4% and notched its biggest weekly gain since June.


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Yellen boosting Biden’s agenda in Virginia as midterms near

By FATIMA HUSSEINOctober 21, 2022

FILE - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the 2022 annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, Oct. 14, 2022, in Washington. Yellen is promoting Biden administration policies as the key to advancing the nation's "long-term economic well being" in the lead-up to the midterm elections (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is promoting Biden administration policies as the key to advancing the nation’s “long-term economic well-being” in the lead-up to the midterm elections.

New UK leader to face highest government debt in 60 years

By DANICA KIRKAOctober 21, 2022

A Union flag waves behind a European Union flag, outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Since the shock 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union, Britain has seen years of bitter wrangling with the EU, two general elections and three prime ministers. The pound fell 0.75% against the U.S. dollar to $1.1273 in late morning trading in London, after jumping as much as 1.2% on Monday. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

LONDON (AP) — British government debt rose to the highest level in almost 60 years last month and retail sales slumped, underscoring the scale of the economic challenges facing whoever replaces Prime Minister Liz Truss after her administration imploded under the weight of its failed financial plan.

Asian shares mixed as investors keep eyes on inflation

By YURI KAGEYAMAOctober 20, 2022

FILE - American flags fly outside the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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