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  • Norway again hardens COVID-19 curbs to try to halt spread December 7, 2021
    By Terje Solsvik and Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) -The Norwegian government introduced stricter rules on Tuesday to limit the spread of COVID-19, including a cap on the number of visitors in private homes and shortening the hours bars and restaurants can serve alcohol. The Nordic country has seen a surge of COVID-19 infections in recent […]
  • U.S. Congress includes $300 million for Ukraine, addresses China in massive defense bill December 7, 2021
    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. lawmakers included a range of efforts to push back against Russia and China in a massive annual defense bill released on Tuesday, including $300 million for Ukraine’s military and a statement of support for the defense of Taiwan. The text of the fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act, or […]
  • U.S. House introduces ‘fast-track’ legislation to raise debt limit December 7, 2021
    By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday moved to advance legislation providing for fast passage of an increase in the federal government’s borrowing authority to avoid a looming default on the nation’s debt. On Tuesday afternoon, the House Rules Committee began considering a bill to […]

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