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Senator seeks probe of natural gas price spikes during storm

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 20, 2021

WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator is calling for federal investigations into possible price gouging of natural gas in the Midwest and other regions following severe winter storms that plunged Texas and other states into a deep freeze that caused power outages in millions of homes and businesses.
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Draghi takes helm in Italy, focused on pandemic recovery aid

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 13, 2021

ROME — Mario Draghi, the man largely credited with saving the euro currency, took the helm as Italy's premier Saturday after assembling a government of economic experts and other technocrats along with career politicians from across the spectrum to guide the pandemic-devastated nation toward recovery.