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Trump Builds New Fundraising Death Star Aimed at GOP Foes
Trump Builds New Fundraising Death Star Aimed at GOP Foes

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyOn Sunday, Donald Trump's fundraising machine charged back to life after its January lull, blitzing fans with...

Rockets strike Iraq base housing U.S. troops ahead of Pope Francis visit
Rockets strike Iraq base housing U.S. troops ahead of Pope Francis visit

Multiple rockets struck an airbase in Iraq hosting U.S. troops on Wednesday, according to a spokesman for U.S.-led coalition forces in the country.

Intel ordered to pay $2.18 billion in patent lawsuit
Intel ordered to pay $2.18 billion in patent lawsuit

Intel has been ordered to pay $2.18 billion dollars after losing a lawsuit over two decade-old patents.

Covid: Joe Biden promises vaccines for all US adults by end of May
Covid: Joe Biden promises vaccines for all US adults by end of May

The US president brings forward full adult supply by two months and urges people to take the vaccine.

'He choked me out': Others detail allegations of abuse by officer who knelt on George Floyd
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  • 2021-03-03 09:31:44Z

Multiple people who had run-ins with Chauvin before the deadly encounter have accused him of using excessive force.

China
China's top court awards record US$24 million payout to chemical maker in trade secrets case
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 09:30:00Z

China's top court has awarded a record 159 million yuan (US$24.6 million) compensation payout to a chemical producer in a trade secrets case, a ruling that...

US has no need to change its 'strategic ambiguity' about Taiwan, says ex-national security adviser H.R. McMaster
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  • 2021-03-03 09:30:00Z

One of America's most prominent national security advisers told lawmakers on Tuesday that Washington does not need to change its "strategic ambiguity" policy...

'Chinese virus, get out!': lecturer from China beaten in Britain amid spike in hate crimes

A Chinese university lecturer in Britain was viciously attacked last week, renewing fears of violent anti-Asian racism in the country amid the coronavirus...

WuXiAppTec buys UK
WuXiAppTec buys UK's Oxgene in all-cash takeover to get into US$2.6 billion global market for cell and gene therapy

WuXi AppTec has completed one of its largest acquisitions, buying control of a UK-based contract research and development team to help the Shanghai...

World Bank readies COVID-19 vaccine funds for around 30 African countries
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  • 2021-03-03 09:28:03Z

The World Bank is preparing emergency financing to help about 30 African countries access COVID-19 vaccines, the global lender told Reuters, as the continent...

German Regulator Close to Freezing Greensill Bank Payments
German Regulator Close to Freezing Greensill Bank Payments

(Bloomberg) -- German financial regulator BaFin is close to freezing payments in and out of Greensill Bank AG, a step that could further weaken the stricken ...

UK Treasury boss to extend job support, tax breaks in budget
UK Treasury boss to extend job support, tax breaks in budget
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  • 2021-03-03 09:26:20Z

Britain's treasury chief is expected to extend job support programs and temporary tax cuts to help workers and businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic...

China
China's ICBC unit sets guidelines to prevent office sexual harassment

A department of China's largest bank has issued guidelines to its staff on how to interact with co-workers of the opposite gender, a rare move for a firm in ...

Turkey has stopped insulting us, but action still needed, France says
Turkey has stopped insulting us, but action still needed, France says

Turkey has stopped insulting France and the European Union, providing some reassurance, but ties will remain fragile until it takes concrete action...

Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure
Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure
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  • 2021-03-03 09:19:06Z

Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its second busiest year on record last year. Over...

Romanian blockchain unicorn Elrond plans new features for money app
Romanian blockchain unicorn Elrond plans new features for money app
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  • 2021-03-03 09:18:06Z

Romanian blockchain start-up Elrond is preparing to have its new global payments app support Bitcoin this month as it looks to rival more established rivals ...

Concerns over China vaccine diplomacy "narrow-minded": political advisory body
Concerns over China vaccine diplomacy "narrow-minded": political advisory body

Concerns about China using vaccines to sway other countries are "narrow-minded," a top political advisory body said, apparently dismissing a notion among...

Chinese telecoms firm ZTE preparing electric vehicle product line
Chinese telecoms firm ZTE preparing electric vehicle product line

Telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp is joining a number of Chinese technology companies entering the electric vehicle market as it looks to build a team for a ...

Academics face battle over pension scheme deficit
Academics face battle over pension scheme deficit

Trustees of the Universities Superannuation Scheme say contributions must rise steeply.

Stellantis aims to lift Fiat Chrysler margins towards PSA levels
Stellantis aims to lift Fiat Chrysler margins towards PSA levels

Carmaker Stellantis, created by the merger of Peugeot-maker PSA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), aims to lift profit margins this year towards the levels attained by...

Biden
Biden's COVID-19 relief plan, deadly car crash near US-Mexico border: 5 things to know Wednesday

Senate braces for debate on Biden's COVID-19 relief plan, investigation into deadly crash near U.S.-Mexico border and more things to know Wednesday.

European Stocks Rise as Budget Excitement Drives Britain
European Stocks Rise as Budget Excitement Drives Britain's FTSE

(Bloomberg) -- European stocks extended the week's gains on Wednesday morning, with cyclical sectors leading the advance as the focus turned away from rising...

More than 230 former Youth Development Center inmates now part of suit alleging abuse since 1960s
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  • 2021-03-03 09:06:00Z

Mar. 3-More than 200 people who were jailed as children at a state juvenile detention facility have joined a year-old lawsuit alleging they were victims of...

Washington Post Warns What Easing Texas COVID-19 Rules May Do To Rest Of The Country
Washington Post Warns What Easing Texas COVID-19 Rules May Do To Rest Of The Country

GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is "gambling with the health of his state and beyond," the newspaper's editorial board warned in a scathing column.

Rockets hit Iraq airbase hosting U.S. troops
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  • 2021-03-03 08:54:33Z

At least 10 rockets on Wednesday morning "targeted" the Al Asad Airbase in western Iraq that's hosting U.S.-led coalition troops, coalition spokesperson Col....

UK's Micro Focus to collaborate with AWS; shares surge
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  • 2021-03-03 08:52:16Z

As part of the collaboration, Micro Focus has issued warrants to Amazon.com to subscribe for up to 15.9 million ordinary shares in the company at 446.6 pence...

GlobalFoundries pours $1.4 billion into fab expansion amid chip demand boom
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  • 2021-03-03 08:39:03Z

GlobalFoundries will invest $1.4 billion this year to raise output at three factories in the United States, Singapore and Germany, as a global shortage of...

Ethiopia
Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: BBC reporter Girmay Gebru freed by military
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  • 2021-03-03 08:37:49Z

Girmay Gebru is freed without charge after being detained in the conflict-hit Tigray region on Monday.

Kenya hails first vaccines as 'bazookas' against COVID-19
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  • 2021-03-03 08:31:49Z

Kenya welcomed the arrival of over a million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday in its first batch under a global plan to ensure...

Nicola Sturgeon makes long-awaited Holyrood inquiry appearance amid calls for her to resign - live updates
Nicola Sturgeon makes long-awaited Holyrood inquiry appearance amid calls for her to resign - live updates
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  • 2021-03-03 08:23:13Z

Nicola Sturgeon facing calls to resign as witnesses back Alex Salmond's evidence on key meetings Tom Harris | The cynical SNP has shattered any faith in the ...

Britain to ease listing rules to buttress London after Brexit
Britain to ease listing rules to buttress London after Brexit
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  • 2021-03-03 08:16:29Z

Britain will modernise its listing rules to attract more high-growth and "blank cheque" SPAC company flotations to London, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said ...

Rockets hit Iraq base hosting U.S. troops
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 08:09:33Z

At least 10 rockets on Wednesday morning "targeted" the Al Asad Airbase in western Iraq that's hosting U.S.-led coalition troops, a coalition spokesperson...

UK startup develops gyroscope glove to ease tremors for those with Parkinson
UK startup develops gyroscope glove to ease tremors for those with Parkinson's
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  • 2021-03-03 08:08:37Z

A UK startup has developed a glove with a built-in spinning gyroscope that it says can help people with Parkinson's disease and Essential tremor (ET...

An ancient monastery in Iraq is a symbol of Christian survival
An ancient monastery in Iraq is a symbol of Christian survival
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  • 2021-03-03 08:07:30Z

Nestled in a steep rocky hillside among the remote mountains of northern Iraq, the Rabban Hormizd Monastery has watched invaders come and go through...

Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target
Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target
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  • 2021-03-03 08:06:54Z

The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there's no need to extend the current target to finish its decommissioning in 30-40 years despite...

Prickly problem: Taiwan says won
Prickly problem: Taiwan says won't be beaten by China pineapple ban
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  • 2021-03-03 08:01:00Z

Taiwan will not be beaten by China's ban on pineapple imports and will rally round its farmers to turn crisis into opportunity with new markets and more...

Australia building world
Australia building world's first platypus sanctuary

Australian conservationists on Wednesday unveiled plans to build the world's first refuge for the platypus, to promote breeding and rehabilitation as the...

Search warrant executed for "black box" from Tiger Woods
Search warrant executed for "black box" from Tiger Woods' SUV
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  • 2021-03-03 07:48:20Z

The golfing legend suffered serious injuries to his lower right leg, ankle and foot when the vehicle was in a rollover crash.

Ukraine COVID-19 hospitalisations rise to record as Chinese vaccine faces delay
Ukraine COVID-19 hospitalisations rise to record as Chinese vaccine faces delay
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  • 2021-03-03 07:40:21Z

A record number of Ukrainians were taken to hospital with coronavirus over the past 24 hours, while the number of deaths remains consistently high, health...

First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Taiwan
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  • 2021-03-03 07:38:16Z

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday, the health minister said, adding the island is hoping to secure more vaccines as it...

Samsung considers four sites in U.S. for $17 billion chip plant: documents
Samsung considers four sites in U.S. for $17 billion chip plant: documents
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  • 2021-03-03 07:02:14Z

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering two sites in Arizona and another one in New York in addition to Austin, Texas, for a new $17 billion chip plant...

Germany seeks to extend AstraZeneca jabs to over 65s soon
Germany seeks to extend AstraZeneca jabs to over 65s soon
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  • 2021-03-03 07:01:41Z

Germany's vaccine regulator should recommend within days that the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can be given to people older than 65 as evidence mounts of ...

The Latest: AstraZeneca
The Latest: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan
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  • 2021-03-03 06:45:36Z

The first batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine...

Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat
Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat
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  • 2021-03-03 06:45:26Z

Stocks advanced in Asia on Wednesday after a wobbly day on Wall Street, when the S&P 500 gave back most of its gains from a day earlier. Hong Kong led the...

Michigan to loosen coronavirus curbs, allow larger gatherings
Michigan to loosen coronavirus curbs, allow larger gatherings
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  • 2021-03-03 06:43:29Z

The revised state health department order will take effect on Friday and last through to April 19. Restrictions on inside seating for restaurants and bars...

EU targets vaccine production capacity of 2-3 billion doses/year by end-2021 paper
EU targets vaccine production capacity of 2-3 billion doses/year by end-2021 paper

The European Union aims to increase the region's COVID-19 vaccine production capacity to 2-3 billion doses per year by the end of 2021, Industry Commissioner...

SoftBank Takes Top Spot on Topix From Toyota as Clout Grows
SoftBank Takes Top Spot on Topix From Toyota as Clout Grows

(Bloomberg) -- Masayoshi Son has come to dominate Silicon Valley. Now his company is increasingly dominating Japan's markets, with SoftBank Group Corp...

Bond Lull Lures UAE Issuers at Opposite Ends of Credit Scale
Bond Lull Lures UAE Issuers at Opposite Ends of Credit Scale

(Bloomberg) -- United Arab Emirates borrowers at the opposite ends of the credit-rating spectrum are seizing on a lull in the U.S. Treasury rout to sell...

Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah
Intense preparation paves way for pontiff to meet ayatollah
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 06:20:34Z

In Iraq's holiest city, a pontiff will meet a revered ayatollah and make history with a message of coexistence in a place plagued by bitter divisions. One...

OPEC oil has advantage over U.S. shale during pandemic recovery
OPEC oil has advantage over U.S. shale during pandemic recovery

The once-brash U.S. shale industry, which spent profusely in recent years to grab market share, is now focused on preserving cash, putting it at a...

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