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Fired SC DDSN director mishandled sexual harassment matter, agency commission says
Fired SC DDSN director mishandled sexual harassment matter, agency commission says

Mary Poole was fired on Feb. 18 in a 5-to-1 vote by the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Commission.

The Cash app
The Cash app's parent company is now running its own bank

Square Financial Services is bringing financing for Square sellers in-house.

Black Amazon manager sues the tech giant, execs alleging discrimination and harassment
Black Amazon manager sues the tech giant, execs alleging discrimination and harassment

A Black senior manager at Amazon is suing the tech giant and two executives allegedly for race and gender discrimination as well as pay inequity.

Boy, 15, injured in Arkansas school shooting; classmate held
  • US
  • 2021-03-02 00:36:00Z

A 15-year-old boy shot and seriously injured a fellow student Monday morning at an Arkansas junior high school, and the suspect was detained in a juvenile...

New investment firm InCap invited to join board at Strategic Education
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  • 2021-03-02 00:35:11Z

Inclusive Capital Partners, an environmental and social impact investment firm launched in 2020, said on Monday that one of its partners will join the board ...

Latin America turns to China and Russia for COVID-19 vaccines
Latin America turns to China and Russia for COVID-19 vaccines
  • World
  • 2021-03-02 00:35:00Z

Several countries in the Americas have received their first vaccine shipments over the past few weeks - not from the regional superpower or from Western...

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions for Navalny poisoning expected as early as Tuesday
Exclusive: U.S. sanctions for Navalny poisoning expected as early as Tuesday
  • US
  • 2021-03-02 00:32:36Z

The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny as early as Tuesday, two sources...

Hyzon Motors
Hyzon Motors' hydrogen fuel ambitions include two US factories

Hyzon Motors plans to produce fuel cells, including a critical component required to power hydrogen vehicles, at two U.S. factories in a move aimed at...

Two security hospital patients charged with assaults
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  • 2021-03-02 00:32:00Z

Mar. 1-ST. PETER - Two patients are charged in three alleged assaults at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter that reportedly injured three staff...

Lima teen sentenced as adult for felonious assault
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  • 2021-03-02 00:32:00Z

Mar. 1-LIMA - A Lima teenager who reportedly pistol-whipped another individual last summer was sentenced Monday to a minimum of five years in prison...

Armed robbery of Lima taxi driver nets 5-year prison sentence
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  • 2021-03-02 00:32:00Z

Mar. 1-LIMA - A Lima man who, along with two unknown accomplices, robbed a Lima taxi driver at gunpoint last fall was sentenced Monday to five years in...

Lima drug dealer gets 6-year prison sentence
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  • 2021-03-02 00:32:00Z

Mar. 1-LIMA - A Lima man will spend the next six years in prison for trafficking in heroin and a fentanyl-related compound and other related charges. Dontez ...

How Much Aid Do State and Local Governments Really Need?
How Much Aid Do State and Local Governments Really Need?

The $350 billion in state and local aid included in Democrats' $1.9 trillion Covid relief package is proving to be another point of contention, even among...

High Pump Prices, Infections Erode India
High Pump Prices, Infections Erode India's Gasoline Recovery

(Bloomberg) -- Sales of gasoline in India, used by millions for personal transport, faltered as high pump prices and a still rising infection count weighed...

Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) Tops Q4 FFO Estimates
Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) Tops Q4 FFO Estimates

Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) delivered FFO and revenue surprises of 55.00% and -0.08%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the...

High Point man sentenced in robberies
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  • 2021-03-02 00:15:00Z

Mar. 1-NEW BERN - A High Point man has been sentenced to more than 34 years in prison after his conviction on federal charges in robberies in eastern North...

Asian shares rise as risk assets shine, Australian central bank eyed
Asian shares rise as risk assets shine, Australian central bank eyed

Asian shares are poised to rally on Tuesday as a halt in a recent bond markets sell-off calmed investor nerves and lifted riskier assets, although oil prices...

Asian Stocks Track U.S. Gains; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap
Asian Stocks Track U.S. Gains; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks extended a global equity rally Tuesday as investors shook off concerns about the impact of higher bond yields. Treasuries were...

Budget 2021: The most important Budget for business in a generation
Budget 2021: The most important Budget for business in a generation

Business needs government to go on another spending spree, says BBC business editor Simon Jack.

Warren Proposes
Warren Proposes 'Ultra-Millionaire' Tax

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) on Monday unveiled a proposal to tax the net worth of the wealthiest Americans, a move she says would raise roughly $...

Where to get face masks, cleaning wipes and other household essentials for less
Where to get face masks, cleaning wipes and other household essentials for less

Household essentials are back in stock, and we know where to get them for less-find out how to save on face masks, paper towel, disposable gloves and more.

An iceberg the size of Los Angeles just broke off Antarctica - and it could happen again within weeks
An iceberg the size of Los Angeles just broke off Antarctica - and it could happen again within weeks

Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf is replete with cracks. One crack has been growing for months, and a 490-square-mile iceberg broke off on Friday.

WHO panel issues strong advice against hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
WHO panel issues strong advice against hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
  • US
  • 2021-03-02 00:06:08Z

The anti-inflammatory drug should not be used in the fight against the pandemic, the WHO's Guideline Development Group (GDG) expert panel wrote in the BMJ...

Amazon worker sues company, claiming race and gender bias in corporate hires
Amazon worker sues company, claiming race and gender bias in corporate hires

Amazon.com Inc. was sued for allegedly discriminating against Black and female workers in hiring employees for its corporate offices.

Uniti Group (UNIT) Q4 FFO Miss Estimates
Uniti Group (UNIT) Q4 FFO Miss Estimates

Uniti (UNIT) delivered FFO and revenue surprises of -6.67% and 2.88%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what...

Nephros Inc. (NEPH) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates
Nephros Inc. (NEPH) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

Nephros Inc. (NEPH) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 33.33% and 1.92%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold...

Limestone sheriff: Kentucky men face trafficking charges
  • US
  • 2021-03-02 00:05:00Z

Mar. 1-Two Kentucky residents have been charged with trafficking after meth, cocaine and cash were found in a vehicle at a Limestone County apartment complex...

Decatur man charged with drug offenses
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  • 2021-03-02 00:05:00Z

Mar. 1-A Decatur man who was on probation for distribution of cocaine was arrested Saturday and found to be in possession of crack cocaine and other drugs...

Aston Martin: The billionaire building
Aston Martin: The billionaire building 'a British Ferrari'

Lawrence Stroll, executive chairman of Aston Martin, told the BBC he wants to build a firm with a "luxury profile".

Budget 2021: Five things to look out for
Budget 2021: Five things to look out for

Tax rises and an extension of Covid support are both tipped to be announced in this week's Budget.

Tuftonboro man charged after shooting woman during domestic dispute, police say
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:56:00Z

Mar. 1-A Tuftonboro man is facing assault charges after allegedly shooting a woman in his home Sunday, state police said. State troopers and Tuftonboro...

Manchester police: Dover man fired gun, took off
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:56:00Z

Mar. 1-A Dover man was arrested early Monday after Manchester police say he fired a gun in the area of 10 Prospect St. Police responded to a report of shots ...

Manchester man charged after allegedly evading police, crashing into Hooksett gas pump
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:56:00Z

Mar. 1-A city man is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading Manchester police on a chase Sunday night before crashing into a rest area gas pump in...

Cuomo
Cuomo's apology shredded by alleged victim for refusing to admit 'predatory behavior'
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:51:00Z

NEW YORK - One of the women accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment on Monday blasted his attempted apology as a "manipulative" exercise in victim...

Intrepid Potash: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:46:10Z

DENVER (AP) _ Intrepid Potash Inc. (IPI) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $711,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier...

Investigator seeks information about police response to June protest in Portland
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:46:00Z

Mar. 1-The firm hired to investigate the Portland Police Department's response to a June anti-racism demonstration is asking the public to provide...

Lebanon man indicted on charges related to Capitol riot
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:46:00Z

Mar. 1-A federal grand jury has indicted a Lebanon man on 10 charges stemming from the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, including causing injury to two...

Cuomo faces investigation into alleged sexual misconduct
Cuomo faces investigation into alleged sexual misconduct
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:45:00Z

Two former aides accused the New York governor of sexual harassment.

Jason Chaffetz Called Out On Fox News For Saying NYT Is
Jason Chaffetz Called Out On Fox News For Saying NYT Is 'Behind' On Gov. Cuomo Coverage

"We wouldn't even be talking about it if it wasn't for the New York Times reporting," a Fox News reporter said in correcting the former GOP congressman.

Charges: Illicit drug deal connected to fatal shooting in Meeker County
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:38:00Z

A 23-year-old man was charged Monday with assault in connection with his friend fatally shooting a 42-year-old man during a drug-related confrontation in a...

Minneapolis seeks proposals for
Minneapolis seeks proposals for 'violence interrupters' as warmer temperatures loom
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:38:00Z

Minneapolis officials are seeking proposals for "violence interrupters" as the city tries to head off a seasonal spike in crime that typically comes with...

Student wounded in Arkansas high school shooting
Student wounded in Arkansas high school shooting
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:20:00Z

The incident took place inside Watson Chapel Junior High School as students switched classes Monday morning. The suspect, a fellow classmate, is in custody.

Preferred Apartment Communities: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:19:08Z

ATLANTA (AP) _ Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (APTS) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate...

'Operation Ice Storm' lands 23 in jail
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:19:00Z

Mar. 1-The ice and snow that covered the area recently didn't stop Laurel Sheriff's officials from continuing to investigate illegal drug trafficking in the ...

Anderson man charged with two counts of child molesting
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:18:00Z

Mar. 1-ANDERSON - A 35-year-old Anderson man has been arrested on suspicion of child molesting. Robert Williams, 1600 block of Walnut Street, was taken into ...

Senate confirms Cardona as Biden
Senate confirms Cardona as Biden's education secretary
  • World
  • 2021-03-01 23:17:44Z

The Senate voted Monday to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary, clearing his way to lead President Joe Biden's effort to reopen the nation's...

Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as Biden
Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as Biden's education secretary

Cardona will lead Biden's push to reopen the majority of K-8 public schools in the first 100 days of his administration.

Strong winds could cause power outages on U.S. East Coast
Strong winds could cause power outages on U.S. East Coast
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:17:21Z

Some 70 million people living in the region stretching from Maryland into New York and Pennsylvania and north through Maine were under wind warnings as gusts...

GBI: McIntosh deputy charged with assaulting a woman in handcuffs
  • US
  • 2021-03-01 23:17:00Z

Mar. 1-Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents allege that a McIntosh County Sheriff's deputy "body slammed" a woman in handcuffs last week, "causing serious ...

Police find skeletal remains off Scranton Connector
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  • 2021-03-01 23:17:00Z

Mar. 1-A Glynn County Police officer came across human skeletal remains just after midnight Sunday while investigating reports of dumping in the woods there ...

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