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Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat
Asian shares advance despite Wall Street retreat
  • US
  • 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
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  • 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...

Dropping mandates, hiking for stress, opening stadiums: News from around our 50 states
Dropping mandates, hiking for stress, opening stadiums: News from around our 50 states

How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state

Carlisle man accused of sex assault
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  • 2021-03-03 06:14:00Z

Mar. 3-Sugarloaf Twp. police handcuffed a Cumberland County man accused of sexual relations with a minor and brought him back to Luzerne County to face the...

U.S. coffee roasters weigh price increases, cite shipping inflation
U.S. coffee roasters weigh price increases, cite shipping inflation

Coffee processors in the United States, the world's largest consumer of the beverage, are reporting significant cost increases in their operations, mostly...

Court is back in session: Several cases and jury trials set for March
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  • 2021-03-03 06:12:00Z

Mar. 3-Several cases returned to court Tuesday with many cases receiving trial dates. Devin Tereze Thompson, 22, of Stillwater, was charged with possession...

Dubai Developer Emaar to Take Over Mall Unit as Virus Weighs
Dubai Developer Emaar to Take Over Mall Unit as Virus Weighs

(Bloomberg) -- Emaar Properties PJSC, the Dubai-based developer of the world's tallest tower, plans to take over its malls unit as the coronavirus pandemic...

Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals
Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals
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  • 2021-03-03 06:08:48Z

President Joe Biden wants to change the way the U.S. uses energy by expanding renewables, but he will need to navigate a host of challenges - including the...

OPEC oil has advantage over U.S. shale during pandemic recovery
OPEC oil has advantage over U.S. shale during pandemic recovery
  • US
  • 2021-03-03 06:06:18Z

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...

Analysis: Spike in bond yields dented some hedge fund February returns
Analysis: Spike in bond yields dented some hedge fund February returns

A sharp spike in bond yields last week caught some hedge funds unaware, and saw macro and long-short funds in general give back February profits to end the...

Rodney King: 30 years after brutal beating, activists say LAPD
Rodney King: 30 years after brutal beating, activists say LAPD 'still corrupt and violent'
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  • 2021-03-03 06:00:10Z

Advocates who lived through the riots are now fighting to defund the police and dismantle unions that thwart accountability A woman walks by the 1992 mural...

Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures
Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. Advotics...

Israeli-owned cargo ship back at sea after suspected attack
Israeli-owned cargo ship back at sea after suspected attack
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 05:41:24Z

An Israeli-owned cargo ship that suffered a mysterious explosion last week has left Dubai's port and was transiting the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday, satellite ...

Australian attorney-general denies historical rape claim
Australian attorney-general denies historical rape claim
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  • 2021-03-03 05:28:12Z

Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter, the country's chief law officer, identified himself on Wednesday as the subject of a historical rape allegation...

A $21 Trillion Treasuries Mystery Is Bedeviling Global Markets
A $21 Trillion Treasuries Mystery Is Bedeviling Global Markets

(Bloomberg) -- Bond traders have been saying for years that liquidity is there in the world's biggest bond market, except when you really need it.Last week's...

Biden
Biden's Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations
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  • 2021-03-03 05:15:55Z

President Joe Biden's Cabinet is taking shape at the slowest pace of any in modern history, with just over a dozen nominees for top posts confirmed more than...

Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill
Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill
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  • 2021-03-03 05:14:51Z

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals...

House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill
House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill

House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing...

Bitcoin Rebounds After Being Ruffled by SEC Confirmation Hearing
Bitcoin Rebounds After Being Ruffled by SEC Confirmation Hearing

(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin shook off a bout of weakness sparked by the risk of tougher regulatory oversight than some crypto enthusiasts had expected.The token...

India
India's services growth at one-year high on boom in domestic demand

India's dominant services activity grew at its fastest pace in a year last month, driven by an extended robust recovery in domestic demand though input costs...

National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes
National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 05:08:22Z

Federal national security officials are set to testify in the second Senate hearing about what went wrong on Jan. 6, facing questions about missed...

Trump
Trump's cash plea could complicate GOP fundraising efforts
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  • 2021-03-03 05:07:38Z

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - "Trump needs you," one fundraising email implored. "President Trump's Legacy is in your hands," another pleaded. Others advertised...

U.S. gets
U.S. gets 'C-,' faces $2.59 trillion in infrastructure needs over 10 years: report

The United States faces a $2.59 trillion shortfall in infrastructure needs that requires a massive jump in government spending to address crumbling roads...

Biden brings no relief to tensions between US and China
Biden brings no relief to tensions between US and China
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 05:06:22Z

President Joe Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair America's relations with the rest of the world, but one major nation has yet ...

US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate
US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate
  • World
  • 2021-03-03 05:03:34Z

America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction from the...

Suit: Michigan transgender inmate placed in cell with convicted rapist, sexually assaulted
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  • 2021-03-03 05:03:00Z

Mar. 3-A prisoner who is transgender is suing staff at the Michigan Department of Corrections after she alleges they forced her into a cell with a convicted ...

Tips sought in death of man found in burning car in Washtenaw County
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  • 2021-03-03 05:02:00Z

Mar. 3-The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is seeking tips in the death of a man found in a burning car last month in Superior Township. Deputies were...

Former Silver Creek drama coach loses teaching license
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-INDIANA - A former Silver Creek High School teacher has lost his teaching license after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual...

Donthe Lucas trial: Testimony focuses on victim Kelsie Schelling's car
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-The 10th day of the first-degree murder trial for Donthe Lucas featured testimony from a former neighbor of the Lucas family, a former FBI agent and a...

Havre de Grace police chief, city leaders opposed to school resource officer bills being considered in Annapolis
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Havre de Grace Police Chief Teresa Walter expressed her opposition Monday to several bills before the Maryland General Assembly that she expects will ...

Huber Heights man pleads guilty to shooting after police used Snapchat to track him
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-A Huber Heights man who was tracked by police using the social media app Snapchat is facing four years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge...

Former Greenbush, Minn.-based bank CEO sentenced for involvement in 'African diamond and gold' scam
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-The former CEO of a chain of northern Minnesota banks has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for using his position to issue unauthorized...

Tanglewood man pleads not guilty in wife's shooting death
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-A Tanglewood man pleaded not guilty in Santa Barbara County Superior Court Tuesday to the shooting death of his wife during a domestic dispute in the ...

Convicted murderer Tony Bigoms dies at 61 while serving life sentence
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Convicted murderer Tony Bigoms died in prison on Friday, the Tennessee Department of Correction confirmed Tuesday. Bigoms, 61, was serving a life...

Hooksett officials search for those responsible for fake 'shots fired' call
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Hooksett officials say they intend to prosecute those responsible for a fake 'shots fired' call that tied up police resources for more than a half...

DA wants to try juvenile murder suspect as adult
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-The Jackson County District Attorney's Office wants to try the 17-year-old murder suspect in the recent Bear Creek Greenway homicide case as an adult,...

Kona man charged with multiple firearm and drug offenses
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-A 39-year-old Kona man, wanted on warrants for a manslaughter and negligent homicide investigation, was arrested in Pahoa and charged with multiple...

Middletown mother said boyfriend pressured her to abandon kids before 6-year-old son was killed
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Gosney and James Hamilton made the missing child report for James Hutchinson at about 10:15 a.m. Sunday. By about 3:20 p.m., Middletown detectives and...

Witnesses to assault of officer at Waimanalo convenience store asked to come forward
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Honolulu police and CrimeStoppers are asking for help in finding witnesses to an assault Monday on a police officer at a Waimanalo convenience store. ...

Ex-UPS driver sentenced to 20 years in prison for I-5 shootings
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-A Roseburg man will serve 20 years in prison for shooting at motorists on Interstate 5 in Southern Oregon last summer - including a woman who was...

Alleged heroin trafficker dies in Federal Detention Center
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-A 59-year-old alleged heroin trafficker, who had been bringing in large quantities from the U.S.-Mexico border, died Saturday at the Honolulu Federal ...

BCA: Duluth standoff suspect twice shot at officers, was killed after pointing gun at deputies
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Officers attempted to enter a Lincoln Park residence and arrest a domestic abuse suspect three times before he was fatally shot on the front porch of ...

Authorities say kidnapped Tennessee teen may be in Santa Fe
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Authorities from the District Attorney's Office in Hamilton County, Tenn., believe a Chattanooga teen who went missing in October 2019 could be in...

Law enforcement, community honor second Duluth police dog killed on duty
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-Two years after a procession traveled through Duluth to honor the killed police dog Haas, law enforcement from around the region did the same again on...

Norwich police say violent threats prompted search where bombs, assault weapons found
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  • 2021-03-03 05:01:00Z

Mar. 3-NORWICH - A Greeneville man's alleged aggressive behavior and threats of violence during a confrontation with a roommate and a witness and subsequent ...

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