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Nigeria's police: The lingering effects of a colonial massacre
  • World
  • 2021-01-19 00:49:59Z

The shooting dead of striking miners in 1949 continues to have resonance in Nigeria today.

Qatar
Qatar's foreign minister wants Gulf Arab nations to talk with Iran: Bloomberg

"This is also a desire that's shared by other GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries," he told Bloomberg TV https://bloom.bg/369WLz9 in an interview. The ...

Salesforce leads $15M investment round in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox
Salesforce leads $15M investment round in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox

Darwinbox, which operates a cloud-based human resource management platform, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup looks to...

Fang Fang: Author vilified for Wuhan Diary speaks out a year on
Fang Fang: Author vilified for Wuhan Diary speaks out a year on

Wuhan writer Fang Fang talks about the price she has had to pay for her controversial lockdown diaries.

Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus
Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus
  • US
  • 2021-01-19 00:28:54Z

Asian share markets edged ahead on Tuesday as investors wagered China's economic strength would help underpin growth in the region, even as pandemic...

Significantly fewer
Significantly fewer 'Wheels Up, Guns Down' incidents this year, police say
  • US
  • 2021-01-19 00:23:54Z

Law enforcement predictions about a low turnout at this year's "Wheels Up, Guns Down" motorcycle and all-terrain-vehicle rallies appear to have panned out...

US urges Australia to abandon news payment plan for tech giants
US urges Australia to abandon news payment plan for tech giants

The United States has urged Australia to abandon its plan to force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their news content, saying there could be...

The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK
The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK

A new visa will give 5.4m Hong Kong residents the right to resettle in Britain. How many will leave?

Melania
Melania's jacket and nine other defining images of Trump's presidency

As Donald Trump prepares to leave office, here are some of the key moments of his presidency.

Acting Pentagon chief: No indication of insider threat before inauguration
Acting Pentagon chief: No indication of insider threat before inauguration
  • US
  • 2021-01-19 00:14:03Z

The acting Pentagon chief said on Monday the FBI is assisting the U.S. military in vetting more than 25,000 National Guard troops being deployed to assist in...

How a robot investigator searched 60 million files
How a robot investigator searched 60 million files

Artificial intelligence helped investigators in a daunting examination of Airbus's business.

'My boss made me come to work and I caught Covid'

Despite the risks, people say they are being asked to work on site when they could do it from home.

Arab League head hopes Biden changes Trump Mideast policies
  • World
  • 2021-01-19 00:09:20Z

The head of the Arab League expressed hope Monday that the Biden administration will change President Donald Trump's policies and launch a political process ...

Depop:
Depop: 'I felt so violated when my account was hacked'

Hackers are selling Depop app account details on the dark web for as little as 77p each online.

Is This The Most Exciting ESG Play Of 2021?
Is This The Most Exciting ESG Play Of 2021?

The ESG boom brought in trillions of dollars in 2020… But this one little-known play could take off in 2021

Parler partially reappears with support from Russian technology firm
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:57:32Z

Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American far right, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology company...

He slapped a guard in Parkland gate house. He now faces felony burglary
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:57:05Z

A Parkland, Florida, man faces a felony burglary charge after police say he slapped a security guard manning the booth of the gated community in which he...

U.S. lawmakers aim to curtail face recognition even as the technology IDs Capitol attackers
U.S. lawmakers aim to curtail face recognition even as the technology IDs Capitol attackers
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:55:40Z

U.S. lawmakers are moving ahead with efforts to ban facial recognition software even as the technology helps identify supporters of President Donald Trump...

"We
"We're coming for you": New videos from inside the U.S. Capitol riot
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:48:00Z

Of the 1,000 people who may have entered the Capitol on January 6, federal investigators are focusing on extremist groups that may have scoped out the...

Florida COVID-19 whistleblower turns herself in on felony computer charge
Florida COVID-19 whistleblower turns herself in on felony computer charge
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:44:49Z

But the judge refused the state's request to deny her internet access and fit her with a GPS tracking device while awaiting trial, Florida Today reported...

U.S. asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news
U.S. asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:30:56Z

The U.S. government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to force Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's...

'I'm stranded at Madrid Airport'

Lisbet Stone was turned away from her flight to London due to having an outdated covid test.

Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession
Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even...

Rev. Sharpton, Rev. Butts, U.S. Senator-Elect Rev. Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black Community
Rev. Sharpton, Rev. Butts, U.S. Senator-Elect Rev. Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black Community

Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black CommunityPR NewswireNEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2021Leading public...

Mexico
Mexico's president continues to blast US investigation
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 23:20:23Z

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday renewed his attack on the U.S. investigation of a former Mexican defense secretary and warned that the U.S...

Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals
Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump's said in one of the last tweets from his personal account that he would be skipping the inauguration.

'Apex Legends' season 8 adds a new demolitionist character

On Monday, Respawn Entertainment detailed what players can expect from season eight of Apex Legends.

Florida reports 137 new COVID-19 deaths, highest number this year

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida reported 8,002 new coronavirus cases on Monday and another 137 new resident deaths linked to COVID-19. The state has now...

Tax season is delayed - prepare early so your refund isn
Tax season is delayed - prepare early so your refund isn't

You can get your return ready and get the most out of your income while you wait.

In open letter to Dr. King, Stevie Wonder calls for equality
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 22:59:23Z

Stevie Wonder, whose advocacy helped make the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a national holiday, is urging the incoming Biden administration to form ...

Exclusive: Trump lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil - sources
Exclusive: Trump lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil - sources

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to quickly extend travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil ...

Yacktman Fund
Yacktman Fund's Top 5 4th-Quarter Trades

Texas-based fund adds Charles Schwab, slims Disney and Fox holdings

Yellen to call for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing
Yellen to call for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing

CBS News has obtained her prepared remarks.

Is Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) Stock Undervalued Right Now? (Revised)
Is Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) Stock Undervalued Right Now? (Revised)

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless...

Prominent anti-abortion activist Joe Scheidler dies at 93
Prominent anti-abortion activist Joe Scheidler dies at 93
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 22:15:03Z

Joe Scheidler, the founder of the Pro-Life Action League and prominent figure in the anti-abortion movement, died Monday, the organization announced...

Weary migrants wait at Guatemala roadblock as caravan stalls
Weary migrants wait at Guatemala roadblock as caravan stalls

The year's first migrant caravan had largely stalled two days before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

Texas man who stormed Capitol accused of threatening to shoot kids if they turned him in
Texas man who stormed Capitol accused of threatening to shoot kids if they turned him in
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 22:00:00Z

Court documents recounted the man's telling his children that he would consider them "traitors" if they contacted authorities.

UK not going to do anything to make EU
UK not going to do anything to make EU 'go crazy'
  • World
  • 2021-01-18 21:32:46Z

Post-Brexit and with finances stretched, the government is looking at how deregulation can help firms.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots have swelled to nearly $1.6B combined. Here
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots have swelled to nearly $1.6B combined. Here's how they stack up in US lottery history.

Two of the biggest jackpots in U.S. lottery history, nearly $1.6B combined, are up for grabs this week after weekend drawings ended without winners.

Mt. Gox exchange users may finally get to recover some of their lost Bitcoin
Mt. Gox exchange users may finally get to recover some of their lost Bitcoin

An agreement between Mt. Gox's bankruptcy trustee and another group might allow creditors to recover as much as 90 percent of the remaining Bitcoins.

Commentary: How Biden can rebuild trust in our elections
Commentary: How Biden can rebuild trust in our elections

Sifting through the figurative rubble from the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol, I recovered a valuable nugget - more on that in a moment - that was...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a
LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a 'backlog' of bodies from the pandemic

LA County is currently seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases and has reported 13,848 deaths from the virus since the pandemic began.

Yellen says U.S. must
Yellen says U.S. must 'act big' on next coronavirus relief package
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 21:15:07Z

Janet Yellen, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the government ...

Barn Find 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Needs Some Loving
Barn Find 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Needs Some Loving

Do you know someone who could help?

These quality work-from-home earbuds won
These quality work-from-home earbuds won't break the bank

Next-generation earbuds don't just sound better, they're also more comfortable to wear for long stretches and better at blocking out noise.

'It hurts my heart': MLK Day in DC subdued with King Memorial closed, city locked down

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the nation's capital was like no other amid the threat of inauguration violence and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data
Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data
  • World
  • 2021-01-18 21:11:35Z

Facing criticism over efforts to produce citizenship data to comply with an order from President Donald Trump, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham ...

Student, retired firefighter charged in U.S. Capitol riots
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 21:08:40Z

Federal authorities arrested a retired firefighter and a fashion student, both from New York, and a man from Iowa on Monday in the storming of the U.S...

Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation
Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation's Financial Sector

Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation's Financial SectorPR NewswireWASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a...

New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell COVID-19 vaccine doses
New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell COVID-19 vaccine doses
  • US
  • 2021-01-18 21:01:44Z

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla on Monday if the state could buy COVID-19 vaccine doses directly from the U.S. ...

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