Lisa Cook confirmed to Fed board as Harris breaks tie






The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Michigan State University economics professor Lisa Cook to the Federal Reserve Board along party lines. Senators voted 50 to 50 on Cook’s confirmation, with Vice President Harris casting the tiebreaking vote and approving her to be the first Black woman to serve as a governor of the Fed…


Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.

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