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'Dude, Get Back to Your Desk': The Week That Roiled Bond Markets

(Bloomberg) -- Thomas Costerg doesn't usually go to bed with a computer, but he couldn't help himself Thursday night after what had just happened in the...

Things to Know: $1.9T package heads toward House approval
Things to Know: $1.9T package heads toward House approval
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 21:44:10Z

- A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the coronavirus pandemic seems headed toward House passage. Now, Democrats are also...

Named, shamed but unscathed: Saudi crown prince spared by US realpolitik
Named, shamed but unscathed: Saudi crown prince spared by US realpolitik
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 21:40:47Z

Analysis: The US has sanctioned 76 people linked to Khashoggi's murder, but not Mohammed bin Salman, future king of a strategic Middle East ally Mohammed bin...

SEC Suspends Trading in 15 Stocks That Got Hyped on Social Media
SEC Suspends Trading in 15 Stocks That Got Hyped on Social Media

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. regulators are engaging in the stock market's version of whack-a-mole -- racing to suspend shares of companies with dubious prospects...

House GOP members vote on Covid bill by proxy while they attend CPAC
House GOP members vote on Covid bill by proxy while they attend CPAC

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi implemented proxy voting last May to give House members a way to votes while avoiding exposure to COVID-19.

'You're saving peoples' lives': Biden acts as consoler-in-chief as he visits storm-ravaged Texas

President Joe Biden went down to the Lone Star State to survey the damage and take on his role of consoler-in-chief.

Ex-deputy accused of excessive force during arrest faces assault charges, SC cops say
Ex-deputy accused of excessive force during arrest faces assault charges, SC cops say
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:36:43Z

The deputy was fired in August, 11 days after state investigators said he unlawfully arrested someone in Greenville County.

Texas power crisis could cripple small marketers, unravel market deregulation
Texas power crisis could cripple small marketers, unravel market deregulation

Retail power marketers in Texas are appealing multi-million dollar bills from last week's blackout that they say could cripple them and unravel Texas' nearly...

Texas power crisis could cripple small marketers, unravel market deregulation
Texas power crisis could cripple small marketers, unravel market deregulation
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:36:39Z

Retail power marketers in Texas are appealing multi-million dollar bills from last week's blackout that they say could cripple them and unravel Texas' nearly...

Aurora Cannabis Stock Gets Price Target Bump, but This Analyst Still Says
Aurora Cannabis Stock Gets Price Target Bump, but This Analyst Still Says 'Sell'

The list of Aurora Cannabis (ACB) pessimists on Wall Street is a long one. Jefferies' Owen Bennett is among the detractors. The analyst has been on the...

5 ways to tackle your tax debt when money is tight
5 ways to tackle your tax debt when money is tight

The longer you put off paying those back-taxes, the more you will end up paying.

Service Properties: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:29:12Z

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) _ Service Properties Trust (SVC) on Friday reported a loss in funds from operations in its fourth quarter, after reporting a profit in the...

'No smoking gun,' 'We are all Mohammed bin Salman,' say crown prince supporters
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:26:33Z

DUBAI (Reuters) - "No smoking gun," pro-government Saudi commentators concluded in response to a U.S. intelligence assessment that Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

EXPLAINER: Why rising rates are unsettling Wall Street
EXPLAINER: Why rising rates are unsettling Wall Street

Yes, it's possible to have too much of a good thing, and that's exactly why stock markets around the world are getting so unsettled. When it tries to figure...

BTS: Radio host apologises for comparing band to covid
BTS: Radio host apologises for comparing band to covid

The German radio host made the comments while talking about the band's cover of a Coldplay song.

Nephew arrested in Raleigh after woman found shot to death in her Johnston County home
Nephew arrested in Raleigh after woman found shot to death in her Johnston County home
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:23:01Z

Raleigh police too the man into custody on Johnston County warrants.

Cotton Rips
Cotton Rips 'Total Meltdown' at NYT over Troops Op-Ed

Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) slammed The New York Times during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Amid the nationwide...

U.N. Security Council demands ceasefires to allow vaccinations
U.N. Security Council demands ceasefires to allow vaccinations
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:16:02Z

The United Nations Security Council on Friday demanded that all parties to armed conflicts engage immediately in a "durable, extensive, and sustained...

Dodge Challenger Rolls Hard In Snow
Dodge Challenger Rolls Hard In Snow

This isn't how it's done…

Algeria pro-democracy marchers try to revive Friday protests
Algeria pro-democracy marchers try to revive Friday protests
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  • 2021-02-26 21:09:22Z

Protesters took to the streets of Algiers and other cities around Algeria Friday in a bid to restart weekly pro-democracy demonstrations. Hirak protesters...

Biden said
Biden said 'Diplomacy is back!' Then he started dropping bombs
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 21:08:18Z

Biden may inadvertently achieve what Trump couldn't: destroying the Iran deal, Obama's main foreign policy achievement 'The Biden administration has...

Video shows woman being dragged by car during purse robbery in California
Video shows woman being dragged by car during purse robbery in California
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:08:09Z

"She's very scared and shaken up," the woman's husband said.

Raleigh police investigating city
Raleigh police investigating city's 2nd homicide this week after shooting victim dies
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 21:03:13Z

Two 911 callers reported hearing six shots and a car speeding away.

Police arrest woman who punched 2-year-old child on Manhattan subway
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:58:00Z

NEW YORK - Police have arrested the woman accused of punching a 2-year-old boy in the head as she argued with the child's mother about social distancing on a...

Briefs: Wanted man arrested after standoff in east Lodi
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:52:00Z

Feb. 26-LODI - A Lodi man that police had been seeking for nearly a month was arrested after a four-hour standoff on Lodi's east side on Wednesday. The Lodi ...

County man charged with murder
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:51:00Z

Feb. 26-A county resident was charged this week in connection with the death of 25-year-old Cole David Twilligear, who was shot and killed Feb. 8. Howard...

'The worst human being': John Geddert accuser Sarah Klein says she doesn't feel closure
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:44:00Z

"It is devastating. It is traumatizing," she said in an interview.

DOJ: More than 300 people charged so far over deadly Capitol siege
DOJ: More than 300 people charged so far over deadly Capitol siege
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:41:55Z

More than 300 people have been charged so far in connection to the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol siege, acting Deputy Attorney General John Carlin said Friday, ...

Black News Channel reloads with talk focus, morning show
Black News Channel reloads with talk focus, morning show
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:36:08Z

Four hours of morning television is a lot of time to fill, but new Black News Channel hosts Mike Hill and Sharon Reed don't expect to run out of things to...

Charge: Driver in fatal St. Paul hit-and-run fled state for weeks, came back and surrendered
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:29:00Z

A motorist fled the state after running over and killing a woman in St. Paul but returned nearly a month later and admitted to being behind the wheel...

UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:24:07Z

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday demanding that all warring parties immediately institute a "sustained humanitarian pause" ...

Feds say Massachusetts man scammed 3 women out of $500,000
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:23:16Z

A Massachusetts man told women he met at online dating sites fantastic stories about being involved in explosions on foreign oil rigs and needing money to...

Police: Notorious Haiti gang leader shot dead after prison escape
Police: Notorious Haiti gang leader shot dead after prison escape
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:19:31Z

A notorious Haiti gang leader who escaped from a Haitian prison along with hundreds of other inmates in a spectacular jail break Thursday in which several...

WFP: Security protocols, leaks a focus of Congo probe
WFP: Security protocols, leaks a focus of Congo probe
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:11:51Z

A U.N. investigation into the attack on a humanitarian convoy in Congo that killed the Italian ambassador, his bodyguard and driver will look into whether...

POLICE CALLS: 2/15-2/25
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:11:00Z

Feb. 26-Mineral Wells PD Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period of Feb. 19-26, 2021. Not all calls for...

U.S. should sanction MbS, lead bid for justice in Khashoggi murder- UN expert
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 20:06:47Z

The U.N. human rights expert who led a U.N. investigation into the 2018 death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday called on the United States to...

'Warrior gene' defense slayed by NM Supreme Court
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:03:00Z

Feb. 26-SANTA FE, N.M. - The man convicted of murdering a 75-year-old Santa Fe man and then burning his body had his "warrior gene" defense rejected yet...

Biden will not sanction MBS over Khashoggi
Biden will not sanction MBS over Khashoggi's killing despite US report implicating the Saudi leader in the murder

Other than being downgraded in the eyes of the US under Biden, it's unclear what other consequences, if any, MBS will face over Khashoggi's killing.

DOJ Opens the Door to Seeking New Domestic Terror Powers
DOJ Opens the Door to Seeking New Domestic Terror Powers

Jim Bourg/ReutersA senior Justice Department official opened the door to seeking new legislative authorities to pursue domestic terrorism, a step the Biden...

Tennessee: Vaccines stolen, given to children in 1 county
Tennessee: Vaccines stolen, given to children in 1 county
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:01:49Z

Tennessee's top health officials revealed Friday that the state has requested federal law enforcement investigate alleged theft of coronavirus vaccine doses ...

Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga's father calls shooting and dognapping a 'disgusting act'
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:01:29Z

"The whole family is devastated, it's totally unexpected," Joe Germanotta, father of the Oscar-winning pop star, said.

Evidence in Lopez case is still waiting to be tested
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 20:01:00Z

Feb. 26-NORWALK - Evidence related to the Melanie Lopez hit and run case is still waiting to be tested by the FBI. Norwalk Chief of Police Mike Conney said...

Man wanted for murder in October shooting at Butler Twp. motel
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 19:45:00Z

Feb. 26-A 20-year-old Dayton man is wanted on criminal charges in connection to a deadly shooting at a Butler Twp. motel last October. DaJahnn Alexander was ...

Fairborn man sentenced to 6 months in prison in child porn case
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 19:45:00Z

Feb. 26-A Fairborn man was sentenced to six months in prison and is required to register as a Tier I sex offender in connection to a child porn investigation...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves
A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves 'Prostitutes.' One Pushed Back.
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 19:43:19Z

SEOUL, South Korea - The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss a common goal: turning a ...

With Strikes in Syria, Biden Confronts Iran
With Strikes in Syria, Biden Confronts Iran's Militant Network
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 19:42:27Z

BEIRUT - Since President Joe Biden entered the White House, Iranian-backed militants across the Middle East have struck an airport in Saudi Arabia with an...

Police: Bond set at $250K for man charged with felonious assault, victim in critical condition
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 19:41:00Z

Feb. 26-A 51-year-old Middletown man has been charged with felonious assault after he allegedly punched and kicked a man Thursday night in a Middletown bar. ...

Police: Theft from Fairfield Twp. LA Fitness could be connected to other crimes
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 19:41:00Z

Feb. 26-Fairfield Twp. police are looking for a person involved in theft and misuse of credit cards at a pair of local stores, which could be connected to...

Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress
Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress
  • World
  • 2021-02-26 19:38:38Z

The House is expected to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package late Friday that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for ...

She returns to where she was struck in eye by police. Her new cause: Fight
She returns to where she was struck in eye by police. Her new cause: Fight 'Jim Crow' bills
  • US
  • 2021-02-26 19:28:09Z

On Friday, Ratlieff returned to the corner where she was shot to join local politicians and activists voicing opposition to two Florida bills - HB 1 and SB...

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