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Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer appeared on Fox News on Monday with host Bret Baier. Fox News

  • An Arizona GOP election official tore into the state’s election audit on Fox News on Monday.

  • The state ordered an audit into the presidential election amid claims of rigged ballots.

  • Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer said the claims pushed by Trump and others were false.

  • See more stories on Insider’s business page.

An Arizona GOP official tore into the Maricopa County election audit on Monday, saying the claims of voter fraud that prompted the recount were baseless and likening the situation to

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Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill | Business News

By LISA MASCARO, ALEXANDRA JAFFE and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators and the White House were locked in intense negotiations Monday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress on President Joe Biden’s top priority.

Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, senators from the bipartisan group blew past a Monday deadline set for agreement on the nearly $1 trillion package. Instead they hit serious roadblocks over was how much would be spent on public transit and water infrastructure and whether the new spending on roads, bridges, broadband

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MicroVision Hires Dr. Thomas Luce to Lead EMEA Business Development and Announces Opening of Germany Office

REDMOND, WA / ACCESSWIRE / July 26, 2021 / MicroVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:MVIS), a leader in MEMS based solid state automotive lidar and micro-display technology for augmented reality, today announced the hiring of Dr. Thomas Luce as Vice President of Business Development, focused on European and Middle East markets, as well as plans to open a new office in Germany to help promote the Company’s automotive lidar technology and sensor to OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.

“As interest in our lidar technology grows, our presence in Germany allows us to work more closely with potential partners and customers,” said Sumit Sharma,

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China Crackdown Rocks Investors: ‘Everybody’s in the Crosshairs’

(Bloomberg) — Beijing’s clampdown on the booming private education industry has shocked even some of the most seasoned China watchers, prompting a rethink of how far Xi Jinping’s Communist Party is willing to go as it tightens its grip on the world’s second-largest economy.

The crash in tutoring stocks that began on Friday spread this week across the tech sector and beyond, after authorities confirmed reports they would ban a swathe of the education industry from making profits. It’s the government’s most extreme step yet to rein in private businesses that regulators blame for exacerbating inequality, increasing financial risk and

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Demand for Business Travel on the Rise – Rental Operations


The latest GBTA poll shows that non-essential business travel is gaining but critical functions for business continue to be impacted by global travel restrictions.

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More companies are reporting a willingness and actual return to business travel, with domestic travel taking the lead. However, government restrictions on international travel continue to hinder the ability for companies to conduct important business functions, according to the latest poll from The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

Compared to last month, this poll shows a 12% increase in companies opening travel and fewer companies suspending or cancelling all travel. Domestic

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Shrinkflation is the fad diet no one needs

In today’s business news: Yes, your cereal boxes are shrinking; a $30 billion insurance merger gets called off; and Philip Morris wants to ban cigarettes in the UK.

Forget intermittent fasting and keto. Shrinkflation is here to help you shed your quarantine weight.

Here’s how it works: You don’t have to do anything, just keep buying the same groceries and let the food manufacturers do the portion control for you. Because while you’ll still be spending the same amount, you’ll be getting just a bit less than before.

Shrinkflation, of course, is not a fad diet — it’s a sneaky

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