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Storms Bring Floods and Damaging Wind Across the South

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SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Severe storms blamed for a death in Mississippi spawned a tornado that demolished buildings in one Louisiana city Wednesday while inundating streets in low-lying New Orleans with hours of steady rain that snarled traffic and strained …

USAA to Lay Off 220 Employees

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USAA is laying off 220 employees in an effort to reprioritize positions amid changing business needs, the San Antonio-based insurer announced this week. This is the latest round of layoffs at USAA, which let go of nearly 1,000 employees in …
Ezra Amacher

Europe Stands Firm Against US-Driven ESG Backlash

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Steady investor demand in Europe for environmental and socially responsible investments and wide-ranging regulation are helping Europe’s finance industry withstand political pressures that have pushed some U.S. peers to backtrack on their green agendas. In the United States, conservative politicians …