April 7, 2021

Day: April 7, 2021

Latina ex-Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell takes new role on personal mission: gun control

MIAMI — Seeing her father’s body with gunshot wounds was one of the most traumatic moments for former Florida congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell as she grappled with the shock and grief of losing him to gun violence in 1996.

The former Democratic lawmaker, who was the first South American-born member of Congress, will now be working on what she calls her “life mission” by joining Giffords, a gun control advocacy group, as a senior adviser, the organization is announcing Tuesday. The group is named after former Arizona Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded during a 2011 mass shooting in

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UPDATE 1-Mexican government reaches deal with business over outsourcing

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MEXICO CITY, April 5 (Reuters) – Mexico’s government said on Monday it had reached a deal with business and labor representatives on a new legal framework for subcontracting staff that would boost profit sharing for workers and allow only specialized services to be outsourced.

The accords follow months of negotiation between business leaders and leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador over a draft bill to make outsourcing tougher, which has caused concern in the private sector in Mexico and the United States.

The measures agreed will now pass to Congress for debate, the government said in a

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Kansas City neighborhood pushing back as business owner tries to bring back troubled bar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Columbus Park business owner is trying to revamp the image of The North End bar, but some people in the neighborhood don’t want it to come back.

“It was just a loud party all over the street, in the parking lot, in the bar and people peeing on my doorstep,” Dan Wayne, a Columbus Park resident said.

Wayne said the loud noise and vulgar activity is at a halt right now, since the previous owner closed the bar after his liquor license wasn’t renewed due to ongoing ordinance violations.

But now Wayne and other people

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Financial stocks set up for extremely bullish move, chart suggests

Financial stocks have been on fire so far this year.

The XLF financials ETF has risen more than 17% over that stretch, roughly double the gains by the S&P 500. A shockwave from the Archegos margin call news last week failed to deter the rally in the group.

Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, said the stocks may succumb to some short-term weakness after that rally.

“They’ve become very, very overbought a couple of weeks ago,” Maley told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Tuesday. “You look at its RSI chart, relative strength index, on a weekly basis, it’s still

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Try these brain tricks to help create money-saving habits

Seventy percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings and 45 percent have no savings at all. Do you fall in these categories?

Is it better to pay off your debts now or save for a rainy day later?

Money experts say it’s better to establish a long-term savings plan to save money for emergencies. Having no savings means you may be forced to collect new debt if financial emergencies pop up.

So, what can you do to save money? Adding speed bumps to spending can get your brain motivated to save.

Instead of saving your payment info on

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