The Daily Populous

Friday April 1st, 2022 day edition

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The Kremlin has threatened to walk out of peace talks after accusing Ukrainian helicopters of attacking an oil facility inside Russia.

As day broke in Belgorod, the oil facility was ablaze, with the fire allegedly sparked by Ukrainian missiles.

The oil facility is only 25 miles from the border with Ukraine, and was ablaze on Friday morning.

Firefighters try to tackle the huge blaze at the oil depot this morning as plumes of black smoke billow from the site.

Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov claimed that the depot was destroyed by an OTR-21 Tochka-U ballistic missile fired by the Ukrainian 19th missile brigade, but his report was not confirmed by Ukrainian officials.

Photos on social media appeared to show the oil facility in Belgorod ablaze in the early hours of Friday.

Russian forces struck a Red Cross facility in Mariupol but no staff were inside after it was evacuated. »

House Passes Bill to Limit Cost of Insulin to $35 a Month

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The bill attracted unanimous support from Democrats who voted, as well as from 12 Republicans, making it a rare piece of bipartisan policy legislation.

To become law, the bill will need to attract at least 10 Republican votes in the Senate to overcome a filibuster.

Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, has been working with Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat of New Hampshire, on a broader bill related to insulin prices. »

Federal Reserve warns of "brewing U.S. housing bubble"

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The answer, warns the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, is that the market is showing "signs of a brewing U.S. housing bubble.".

Hale said that rising mortgage rates, which make housing less affordable, should slow the pace of price increases somewhat.

A fallout from a housing correction from the current real estate boom wouldn't be similar to the 2007-2009 financial crisis, they said. »