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S&P 500 falls after Pfizer announces vaccine supply chain issues

The S&P 500 closed down 0.062% after rising to a record high earlier in trading as Pfizer announced it plans to cut the number of vaccines it plans to ship this year due to supply chain issues.


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New York Times

Georgia Was a Big Win for Democrats. Black Women Did the Groundwork.

Before the Democratic Party invested in Georgia, or President Trump and Joe Biden saw it as a battleground, Black political organizers devoted years of hard work to turning out voters.


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National Public Radio

California Is Days Away From A Regional Stay-At-Home Order

Gov. Gavin Newsom said the restrictions will likely go into effect "in the next day or two" in places with less than 15% I.C.U. availability, and remain in effect for at least three weeks.


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USA Today

Coronavirus updates: California set for new stay-at-home order; US passes 14 million cases; Obama, Bush to take vaccine

More than 3,000 daily coronavirus deaths were reported, a record. Former presidents say they're willing to take a vaccine. Latest COVID-19 news.        


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Business Insider

GOP senators are starting to line up behind the $908 billion stimulus compromise as pressure ...

More senators are voicing support for a $908 billion bipartisan stimulus that would end the gridlock plaguing Capitol Hill.


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Sputnik News

Ivanka Trump Slams Inauguration Lawsuit as 'Politically Motivated', Shares Email in Her Defense

President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, testified as witness in the offices of the Washington DC Attorney General and was deposed in a lawsuit over allegations of the misuse of funds originally designated for the presidential inauguration of her father in 2016.


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CNBC

Renowned AI researcher says Google abruptly fired her, spurring industrywide criticism of the company

Timnit Gebru, the technical co-lead of the Ethical AI Team at Google, tweeted on Wednesday that the company fired her after refusing to accede to two demands.


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Business Insider

Ryanair just placed a massive order for more Boeing 737 Max jets intended to cram as many passengers into a ...

Ryanair is one of the few customers for an obscure version of the Max that can seat almost 200 passengers in the 130-foot-long jet.


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CNBC

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar says he doesn't think he just destroyed the movie theater industry

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar refused to say if his decision to put all 17 of Warner Bros. movies on HBO Max the same day they hit theaters will go beyond next year.


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United Press International

Wisconsin Supreme Court refuses to hear Trump election ...

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday declined the Trump campaign's lawsuit requesting a revocation of the state's certification of election results.


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CNN

25 deals on fashion essentials at Amazon that make perfect gifts


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United Press International

Watch: California monolith becomes the third to appear and disappear

A silver-colored metal monolith has been discovered in California, shortly after similar monoliths in Utah and Romania were discovered and subsequently removed.


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The Hill

Rittenhouse lawyer loses bid to drop some charges

A lawyer for Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who fatally shot two people during a Black Lives Matter protest in Wisconsin in August, failed Thursday to convince a Kenosha County Court Commissioner to drop two out of the si...


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CNN

Rudy Giuliani erupts over lawmaker's pardon question

Rudy Giuliani got upset with a Michigan lawmaker when asked about a report that Giuliani sought a preemptive pardon from President Donald Trump.


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CNN

Fauci will meet with Biden's transition team today


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BBC

Tiger mauls volunteer at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue

Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue said the volunteer had broken rules by sticking her hand in the cage.


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CNN

Talk to your kids about Kamala Harris and other elected women

In her acceptance speech, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris made a request of America's children.


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Zero Hedge

Hong Kong Opposition Leader Seeks Asylum In UK As Dissident Publisher Jimmy Lai Denied Bail

Hong Kong Opposition Leader Seeks Asylum In UK As Dissident Publisher Jimmy Lai Denied Bail Tyler Durden Thu, 12/03/2020 - 14:05 The CCP's destruction of the pro-democracy movement is nearly complete. And that crackdown on Hong Kong's democratic freedoms - well, former democratic freedoms - ...


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CNN

Los Angeles could soon run out of hospital beds as mayor urges to 'cancel everything'

The mayor of Los Angeles said the city will run out of hospital beds by Christmas if the coronavirus spreads at its current rate as he urged residents to "cancel everything" to help stop the spread of the virus.


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CNN

Watch one of the world's most powerful telescopes collapse

The Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico collapsed just weeks after engineers decided it was too dangerous to repair.


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Breitbart

Democrats Criticize Obama for 'Defund the Police' Critique: 'It's a ...

Former President Barack Obama received criticism from Democrats this week for saying "Defund the Police" is a "snappy slogan."


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Russia Today

Israel warns its citizens they may be targeted abroad by Iran following nuclear scientist’s assassination

Israel has issued a warning to its citizens abroad about potential terrorist attacks amid threats from Tehran of retaliatory action in response to the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. Read Full Article at RT.com


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United Press International

President Donald Trump awards Medal of Freedom to iconic ...

President Donald Trump presented former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday.


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United Press International

Joe Biden appoints Brian Deese to lead National Economic ...

President-elect Joe Biden tapped Brian Deese, a former Obama senior adviser, to be the director of the National Economic Council, the transition team announced Thursday.


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New York Times

The N.B.A. says 48 players tested positive as they got ready to report to training camps.


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Vox news

Ethiopia’s unfolding humanitarian crisis, explained by a top aid official

Ethiopians, who fled the country’s Tigray conflict as refugees, wait for food distribution in front of a warehouse at a camp in eastern Sudan on December 1. | Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images About 50,000 people from the Tigray region of Ethiopia have fled to Sudan. ...


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Los Angeles Times

Weary Orange County residents face another round of wildfire evacuations

Five weeks after the Silverado fire forced nearly 100,000 residents to flee, the Bond fire ignited in Orange County's canyon country.


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CNN

51 of the best holiday gifts to give (or get) this year


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The Guardian

San Francisco to ban tobacco smoking in apartments – but not cannabis

Measure targets tobacco and e-cigarette smoking in effort to reduce secondhand smokeSan Francisco will ban tobacco smoking inside apartments in an effort to curb the negative health impacts of secondhand smoke. Cannabis smoking, ...


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Breitbart

DNI Ratcliffe: Biden Getting ‘All of the Same Intelligence’ as Trump

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe told CBS News on Thursday that former Vice President Joe Biden was now getting the same classified intelligence briefings that President Donald Trump receives.


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Breitbart

'Shoppers Beware': DHS Warns Americans of Cotton Products 'Made In China' from Uyghur Slave ...

Top Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials on Wednesday announced new restrictions on cotton products from China suspected of being made from slave labor and warned Americans against buying products 'Made in China' this Christmas season.


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CNBC

NASA will pay a company $1 to collect moon rocks

NASA will pay $1 to a start-up to collect a small amount of material on the surface of the Moon, the space agency announced on Thursday.


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Al Jazeera

Is there a chance for peace in Afghanistan?

A deal between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban has been hailed as a breakthrough in peace negotiations.


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Fox News

State Department restricts visas for Chinese Communist Party ...

The State Department has restricted visas for members of the Chinese Communist Party and their immediate family to protect the U.S. from the CCP’s “malign influence,” Fox News has learned.


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The Verge

How Microsoft crushed Slack

Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack’s life as an underdog darling of Silicon Valley ended on November 2nd, 2016. That’s when the upstart communication startup published an open letter to Microsoft in The New York Times, offering the tech giant an insincere “welcome” to the world of workplace chat software. The occasion was Microsoft’s launch ...


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CNN

Walmart will pay workers $388 million in holiday bonuses. Critics say it's not enough

Walmart will pay its US workers a new round of cash bonuses over the holidays, but critics say the largest employer in this country is not raising workers' pay enough in the pandemic.


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United Press International

S. Korea holds crucial college entrance exam in shadow of pandemic

With a slew of COVID-19 precautions in place, over 400,000 South Korean students turned out Thursday to take the eight-hour CSAT, a once-a-year exam seen as a vital stepping stone for a successful future.


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CNN

3 reasons you shouldn't wait to refinance your mortgage


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Forbes

Studios Of The Future: A Hybrid Cloud Model For Media & Entertainment

In a fast-moving industry with increasingly higher expectations from content consumers, the Media & Entertainments industry needs a production and delivery model to match.


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Fox News

Michigan restaurant owner who blasted indoor dining ban in viral rant to appear on ...

A Michigan restaurant owner who disrupted a local reporter's live shot and sounded off on the government's failure to help him and other business owners during the coronavirus pandemic will join "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday.


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Forbes

The 9 Best Laptops Under $500 In 2020

Whether you're working or learning from home, a laptop is a great all-in-one choice for the job. Even without much to spend, you can find a laptop powerful enough to do anything you need. Here are the best laptops under $500 in 2020.


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Voice of America

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Fox News

Tony Hsieh's family thanks public for 'outpouring of love and respect' following Zappos ...

Zappos founder and former CEO Tony Hsieh’s family has released a statement to Las Vegas media in the wake of the shoe magnate’s death following a Connecticut house fire.


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Breitbart

Twitter Expands Hate Speech Rules

Twitter has once again expanded its hate speech policies to “prohibit language that dehumanizes people on the basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin.”


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Forbes

Rick Pitino Says Iona Is A ‘Sleeping Giant,’ Wants To Model Program After Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s

Rick Pitino believes he can turn Iona College into the Gonzaga or the Saint Mary’s of the East Coast.


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Fox News

NBC’s Cris Collinsworth 'sick' over his comment about female football fans

NBC’s Cris Collinsworth issued an apology after social media erupted over a seemingly sexist comment he made during Wednesday’s broadcast of the Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game.


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United Press International

U.S. bill aims to strip Chinese firms from stock exchanges over audits

Federal lawmakers have approved a punitive measure to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets if they deny government regulators access to vital audits.


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Fox News

Huckabee calls for resignation of Austin mayor who urged constituents to stay home while in Cabo

The Democratic mayor of Austin, Texas, should resign after calling for his constituents to stay home to slow the spread of COVID while he was vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee said on Thursday.


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CNBC

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Crowdstrike, Tesla, ...

Take a look at Thursday's notable movers on Wall Street.


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Business Insider

CEO of Yandex Self Driving Group predicts that autonomous vehicles will roam freely around major cities within five years

Russia's Yandex has expanded self-driving car trials to the US.


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Al Jazeera

Iran accuses West of backing Israel on scientist assassination

Iranian foreign minister calls on Gulf neighbours to engage with Tehran to fight 'Israeli terrorism' in the region.


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CNN

Opinion: I woke up to find my industry had vanished

What if you woke up one day and discovered that your industry had just disappeared? The industry you had spent years learning, loving, building and becoming respected within just ... gone?


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Reason

Coronavirus Deaths Return to March/April Levels in Europe, U.S.

Here is the data from the Europe Center for Disease Prevention and Control; the blue bars are the totals for Europe (note that the dates are in the European format, DD/MM/YYYY): And here is the data from Worldometers site for the U.S.: As you can see, the U.S. daily numbers (the grey bars) are comparable to…


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CNN

Miley Cyrus only has love for Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus has no hard feelings for ex-husband Liam Hemsworth.


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Forbes

Rockets Hoping Healthy John Wall Entices James Harden To Stay In Houston, KD Says Wall Looks ‘Amazing’

By trading the disgruntled Russell Westbrook to the Wizards in exchange for John Wall, the Rockets are hoping to make their team better and to entice James Harden to remain in Houston.


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ABC News

6 missing, homes destroyed in southeast Alaska landslide

AAlaska authorities say it’s believed six people are missing and four homes have been destroyed after multiple mudslides were reported in the community of Haines on Wednesday


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Forbes

White House Communications Director Resigns As Reality Of Trump’s Loss ...

Alyssa Farah, a major figure in the Trump White House, touted the work of the administration but made no mention of President Trump himself.


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ABC News

Plane on Minnesota interstate landed by award-winning pilot

The pilot of a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Minnesota interstate Wednesday was identified as an award-winning member of the U.S. aerobatics flying team


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Fox News

Liberal CNN anchor, ‘The View’ call out coronavirus hypocrisy from Democrats: 'Hell has ...

Democratic leaders and elected officials have been so hypocritical when it comes to coronavirus guidelines that even the most liberal pundits in media are beginning to call them out as a CNN anchor and “The View” have both condemned the behavior.


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Forbes

Hillary And Chelsea Clinton Launch Production Company, Will Host Apple TV ...

Hillary Clinton said they will amplify “change-makers.”


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CNN

Salmon have been dying mysteriously on the West Coast for years. Scientists think a chemical ...

For decades, scientists say something alarming has been happening in the streams and rivers where coho salmon return from the Pacific Ocean to spawn along the West Coast.


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Fox News

New House Democrats’ re-election arm chair faces challenge holding ‘vulnerable’ majority

Rep. Sean Patrick Malone was elected Thursday by House Democrats as incoming chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. His mission – to protect his Democrats’ razor thin majority in the chamber in 2022, when traditionally the party ...


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Voice of America

The Infodemic: COVID-19 Isn't a Hoax; Vaccine Doesn't Contain Microchip

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here​.


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CNN

The White House liaison to the Justice Department was banned from the ...

The White House liaison to the Justice Department has been barred from entering the building after she attempted to access sensitive information about possible election fraud, CNN has learned.


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Wall Street Journal

Luminar Rises in Market Debut, Making 25-Year-Old Founder a Billionaire

The company, which produces sensor technology for self-driving cars, was started by founder and CEO Austin Russell when he was 17.


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United Press International

Pandemic may pull 32M back into extreme poverty, U.N. economists warn

U.N. economists warned Thursday that the COVID-19 pandemic's economic impact may pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.


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USA Today

TIME names 15-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao it's first Kid of the Year

In 2019, Greta Thunberg became the youngest person ever named TIME's Person of the Year. Now the magazine is recognizing its first-Kid of the Year.        


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The Hill

Pennsylvania Supreme Court refuses to halt GOP defeat in election lawsuit

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday refused to halt its previous ruling rejecting a last-ditch GOP bid to prevent further action on the certification of the 2020 election results in the state.Pennsylvania Go...


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CNBC

Trump doubles down on $740 billion defense bill veto threat over Section ...

This is not the first time the president has targeted the NDAA.


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United Press International

Marines declare first F-35C squadron ready for aircraft carrier deployment

The U.S. Marine Corps this week announced Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 has achieved initial operational capability for the F-35C, making it the branch's first squadron approved for deployment on aircraft ...


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Al Jazeera

Oil could close at highest price since March after OPEC+ news

OPEC and Russia agreed to a modest output increase of 500,000 barrels per day from January onwards.


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Russia Today

New Year’s Eve parties ruled out by Airbnb in bid to deter Covid-spreading gatherings

Short-stay rental giant Airbnb has toughened its booking rules ahead of New Year’s Eve in a bid to crack down on people throwing parties in defiance of coronavirus restrictions, as well as to try to limit the spread of Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com


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Forbes

House Legislation Proposes Student Loan Forgiveness For Rural Borrowers

The Rural Revitalization Now Act will provide up to $50,000 in student loan forgiveness for borrowers who commit to living and working in rural areas for eight or more years.


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Forbes

After Sweeping The Elections, What Comes Next For Cannabis?

An assessment of cannabis legislation under the Biden administration and incoming Congress.


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Wall Street Journal

France Probes 76 Mosques Suspected of 'Islamist Separatism'

France launched investigations into dozens of mosques across the country on Thursday as part of a contentious crackdown on what the government of President Emmanuel Macron considers “Islamist separatism.”


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Fox News

Anthony Davis re-joins Lakers on five-year deal

This means that Davis will get to run the floor of the Staples Center with LeBron James for at least three more seasons.


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The Hill

Massachusetts lawmakers ban chokeholds and limit tear gas use in police ...

The Massachusetts state legislature has passed police reform legislation that seeks to ban chokeholds and carotid restraints as well as form a commission that would investigate officer misconduct.The measure, which...


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Breitbart

Michigan State Says On-Campus Students Perform Better Than Off-Campus Peers

Michigan State University announced this week that students residing on campus are academically out-performing their off-campus peers. An analysis conducted by researchers at the university revealed that students living on campus ...


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Business Insider

After 10 years as a Goldman Sachs analyst, here's how a founder pivoted into jewelry design and got her ...

Melissa Kaye went from studying computer science and engineering to a decade-long stint at Goldman Sachs to being an in-demand jewelry designer.


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Voice of America

Infuriated by New Regulations, Indian Farmers Hit the Streets

Farmers fear that dismantling government controls will remove safeguards that protect them from free market forces


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Fox News

Britney Spears releases new music to celebrate her 39th birthday

The song was originally supposed to be part of her 2016 album 'Glory.'


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CNBC

Christopher Waller confirmed as Federal Reserve governor; Judy Shelton ...


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The Hill

Georgia's Perdue, Kemp to appear at Fox News town hall

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) and Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) are set to appear at a town hall with Fox News's Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the network announced.The televised town hall comes as Perdue and Sen. Ke...


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CNN

Analysis: Wait, so Republican senators care about tweets now?

Texas Sen. John Cornyn is outraged -- OUTRAGED! -- that Office of Management and Budget nominee Neera Tanden said mean things about his fellow GOP senators on Twitter.


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Voice of America

British Officials Report Multiple Casualties from Explosion Near Bristol

Police say they believe a chemical tank near a water treatment facility exploded


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Vox news

The Armenia and Azerbaijan war, explained

And where it leaves war-torn Nagorno-Karabakh. On September 27, 2020, explosions rocked the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. It’s a small, mountainous piece of land in the Caucasus, between Europe and Asia. For more than 30 years it’s been the center of a conflict between Armenia and ...


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Forbes

From Entrepreneur To Reality Star: Sierra Gates Shares How Entrepreneurs Can Remain ...

Sierra Gates, beauty entrepreneur and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star, is an example of how entrepreneurs can remain resilient in turmoil even after losing $1 million. Offering an additional service to the Glam Shop helped scale her business.


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Fox News

Australian family finds koala hiding in Christmas tree

When the McCormick family returned to their home in Coromandel Valley, Adelaide, on Wednesday night, they found an intruder hiding in their Christmas tree — a young koala.


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Zero Hedge

US Orders Draw Down From US Embassy Baghdad Until Trump Leaves Office

US Orders Draw Down From US Embassy Baghdad Until Trump Leaves Office Tyler Durden Thu, 12/03/2020 - 09:05 The United States is taking significant steps to shield its personnel from any potential retaliation attack in the Middle East, on Wednesday ordering a temporary draw down from the embassy in Baghdad until ...


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Forbes

Time To Sell ViacomCBS Stock After 200% Rally?

After almost 3.3x rise since its March lows of 2020, at the current price of $36 per share, we believe ViacomCBS stock is overvalued. VIAC stock has increased from $11 to $36 off its recent bottom, much more than the S&P 500 which increased about 60% from its March lows. The stock ...


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CNN

Former GOP lawmaker on Flynn's tweet: 'Simply insane'

CNN political commentator and former Republican Congressman Charlie Dent criticizes former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for a tweet in which he calls on President Trump to declare martial law to force a re-vote for the 2020 election.


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United Press International

Space balloon company plans stratospheric mission in early 2021

A new space tourism company plans its first uncrewed test flight of a capsule suspended from a hydrogen balloon in late March from Florida, its founders said.


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