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Washington (AFP) – The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen to chair the U.S. Federal Reserve, setting up a likely confirmation by the full chamber next month.

President Barack Obama’s pick to replace outgoing Fed chairman Ben Bernanke passed the committee 14-8, and if approved by the overall Senate would be the first woman to run the world’s most important central bank.

AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski

 

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Trump Ruined Cyber Defense, But GOP Blames Biden For Gas Line Hack

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

EDITOR'S UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline announced that its East Coast gas line resumed operations around 5 pm ET on Wednesday evening. But the company cautioned that operations will ramp up for a few days before the line reaches full capacity.

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