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United States: the Fed once again raises its reference rate three-quarters of a point

United States: the Fed once again raises its reference rate three-quarters of a point

(Photo: 123RF) Washington — The US central bank (Fed) tightened its monetary policy again on Wednesday, in the face of inflation still too high, and warned that it would have to tighten further, which will be painful for households. “We need to realign supply and demand. And our way of doing that is to slow …

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Rail Service |  Ottawa raises the tone against CN and CP

Rail Service | Ottawa raises the tone against CN and CP

The country’s two rail carriers are being lectured by Ottawa, which is calling for the bar to be raised after a winter marked by “troubling” outages. The Trudeau government also issues a warning to the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) considering that it prioritizes its finances to the detriment of the service. Posted at 8:00 …

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After the Valieva case, figure skating raises the minimum age to 17

After the Valieva case, figure skating raises the minimum age to 17

One major change: Four months after the boisterous Valieva affair that had marred the Beijing Olympics, the International Skating Federation (ISU) on Tuesday raised the minimum age for figure skaters and skaters to participate in senior competitions to 17. • Read also: “Athletes are treated like dirty old socks” • Read also: Concerned about Valieva’s …

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