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Bold Types | With SparkCharge, Josh Aviv is providing electric vehicle charging on-demand
Aviv is the founder and chief executive of Somerville-based SparkCharge, the world’s first mobile on-demand EV charging network. (Producer & Editor: Anush Elbakyan, Producer & Reporter: Janelle Nanos, Camera & Editing: Chaney Carlson-Bullock Mikayla Litevich)

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European inflation eases for third month to 8.5%

Europe’s inflation rate dipped at the start of the year, giving some relief to consumers but still leaving them facing higher prices.

Powell likely to stress Fed’s inflation fight far from over

With financial markets anticipating that the Fed will stop raising rates soon and possibly even cut them later this year, analysts say Powell will need to push back against such optimism.

Ukraine pushes for Western fighter jets after tank deals

Ukraine won support Tuesday from Baltic nations and Poland in its quest to obtain Western fighter jets, but there were no signs that larger nations like the United States and Britain have changed their stance of refusing to provide warplanes to Kyiv after almost a year of battling Russia’s invading forces.

Trump ‘false denials’ in fraud suit merit sanctions, NY says

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US uses rare veto to block Alaska copper, gold mine plan

The move by the agency, heralded by Alaska Native tribes and environmentalists who have long pushed for it, deals a potentially devastating blow to the proposed Pebble Mine and comes while an earlier rejection of a key federal permit for the project remains unresolved.

Europe’s economy edges higher, heading off forecasts of recession

On Tuesday, the region’s statistics agency said the eurozone economy grew 0.1 percent in the last quarter of 2022, compared with the previous quarter.

US wage growth slowed in the final quarter of 2022

Wages and benefits, such as health insurance, grew 1 percent in the October-December quarter compared with the previous three months. That marked a solid gain, though it was slower than the 1.2 percent increase in the July-September quarter.

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‘It’s a matter of basic humanity.’ Healey says homeless people can stay in South Station on cold nights.

Governor Maura Healey reversed a policy at South Station and will open the state-owned transit hub during periods of extreme weather.