Salem Radio Network News Friday, September 17, 2021


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, likely boosted by back-to-school shopping and child tax credit payments from the government, which could temper expectations for a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter. Retail sales rose 0.7% last month, the Commerce...
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White House warns of economic catastrophe without action on debt limit (AUDIO)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House warned on Friday that a failure by the U.S. Congress to extend the debt limit could plunge the economy into a recession and could lead to cuts in critical state services. The government faces an October deadline on the debt limit,...
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Newark flights awarded to low-cost carrier to spur competition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it plans to award 16 slots for flights at Newark International Airport in New Jersey to a yet-to-be-determined low-cost carrier and said it could take action to boost competition at other major...
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