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Sale revives floating offshore wind power in US waters

PORTLAND, Oregon. (AP) — Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction of leases to develop commercial-scale, floating wind farms in the deep waters off the West Coast. The live online auction for the five leases – three off California’s central coast and two off its northern coast – has generated strong interest, and 43 companies from …

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Inflation hangs over shoppers looking for Black Friday deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers sought the best deals in stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start shopping for holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. . Due to high prices for food, rent, gasoline and other necessities, many people were more selective, reluctant to …

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Texas ‘anti-reawakening’ bank fails in 3 months

A banking startup backed by billionaire Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel and touted as “anti-awakening” to “pro-freedom” Americans is closing after less than three months. The bank, GloriFi, spent $50 million on investment funds, laid off most of its staff on Monday and notified workers it was closing, The Wall Street Journal reported. The financing …

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The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back this year as people boarded planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation concerns aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two seasons. holidays marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and leisure, however, could disperse crowds and reduce the usual stress of …

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