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Nissan says Brexit deal
Nissan says Brexit deal 'positive' and commits to UK

The Japanese car maker has told the BBC its Sunderland plant is secure for the long term.

Off-duty police were part of Capitol mob. Some police unions feel they can
Off-duty police were part of Capitol mob. Some police unions feel they can't back them.
  • US
  • 2021-01-22 00:42:00Z

John Catanzara, the president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police lodge, initially defended the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol.

5 Truths Every Business Owner Needs to Hear Heading into 2021
5 Truths Every Business Owner Needs to Hear Heading into 2021

By Exec Edge Editorial Staff Whether you're developing software, starting a restaurant, or building any business in between, nothing reveals truth like...

Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for
Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech
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  • 2021-01-22 00:37:33Z

Capturing planet-warming emissions is becoming a critical part of many plans to keep climate change in check, but very little progress has been made on the...

Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for
Elon Musk to offer $100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech

Capturing planet-warming emissions is becoming a critical part of many plans to keep climate change in check, but very little progress has been made on the...

Fact check: Meme with images of Biden, Trump inaugurations draws false comparison
Fact check: Meme with images of Biden, Trump inaugurations draws false comparison

A meme claims the small crowds and the military presence on Inauguration Day proves Biden was "installed" by the "deep state." This is false.

UN approves global conference on protecting religious sites
UN approves global conference on protecting religious sites
  • World
  • 2021-01-22 00:37:13Z

The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday condemning damage and destruction of religious sites and asking the secretary-general to convene a...

Texas doc accused of taking damaged vial of COVID-19 vaccine
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  • 2021-01-22 00:35:54Z

A Houston area health department doctor accused by prosecutors of stealing nine doses of coronavirus vaccine from a damaged vial and administering them to...

Biden hopes Defense Production Act can aid vaccine production; experts say it will take time
Biden hopes Defense Production Act can aid vaccine production; experts say it will take time

On his second day in office President Biden said he would invoke the Defense Production Act to speed up COVID-19 vaccine production. But whether that can...

Bitcoin Drops Below $30,000 Level as Head-Turning Rally Stalls
Bitcoin Drops Below $30,000 Level as Head-Turning Rally Stalls

(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin fell below $30,000 as it continues to retreat from the record highs reached during a furious rally over the past two months.The...

Trump
Trump's final pardons included controversial allies, but not himself or his family

President Trump has granted 237 acts of clemency, low in historical terms, but his last pardons follow trend of aiding friends and supporters.

What has and hasn
What has and hasn't changed as Biden takes over U.S. foreign policy
  • World
  • 2021-01-22 00:26:20Z

President Biden swiftly recommitted the U.S. to the Paris climate pact and the World Health Organization, but America's broader foreign policy is in a state ...

Security tight around Capitol as extremist threat remains high
Security tight around Capitol as extremist threat remains high
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  • 2021-01-22 00:16:35Z

More than 125 people are facing federal charges after the Capitol riot.

Biden administration to halt deportations for 100 days for some undocumented immigrants
Biden administration to halt deportations for 100 days for some undocumented immigrants

Acting Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske issued a memo calling for deportations to be halted for 100 days by Friday at the latest.

New China swine fever strains point to unlicensed vaccines
New China swine fever strains point to unlicensed vaccines

A new form of African swine fever identified in Chinese pig farms is most likely caused by illicit vaccines, industry insiders say, a fresh blow to the...

Police major in Breonna Taylor case demoted, reassigned
Police major in Breonna Taylor case demoted, reassigned
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  • 2021-01-22 00:14:14Z

While the world waits for the officers who killed Breonna Taylor to be arrested and charged in her death, there has been some progress with an officer...

Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden
Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden's immigration proposal

The resistance includes Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, the two remaining GOP authors of the "Gang of Eight" overhaul in 2013.

Woman investigated over theft of Pelosi
Woman investigated over theft of Pelosi's laptop released from jail
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  • 2021-01-22 00:11:00Z

Riley Williams' attorney said some of the accusations against her client are "overstated," and said the ex-boyfriend who reported Williams to the FBI has...

Fact check: Arizona Senate, Maricopa County negotiating deal on election data
Fact check: Arizona Senate, Maricopa County negotiating deal on election data

A claim that Arizona government officials released evidence of voter fraud an hour after President Joe Biden's inauguration is false.

Asia Shares Slip; Tech Stocks Lift U.S. Indexes: Markets Wrap
Asia Shares Slip; Tech Stocks Lift U.S. Indexes: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks pulled back from an all-time high in early Friday trading as investors assessed earnings, prospects for stimulus and escalating...

Amazon Offers to Help Biden Administration Distribute, Administer 100 Million COVID Vaccines in 100 Days
Amazon Offers to Help Biden Administration Distribute, Administer 100 Million COVID Vaccines in 100 Days

In a letter to President Biden yesterday, Amazon offered to help the new administration with its goal to vaccinate 100 million Americans in its first 100...

Instacart to eliminate nearly 2,000 positions, upsetting union officials
Instacart to eliminate nearly 2,000 positions, upsetting union officials

Labor advocates called on Instacart to reverse a decision to lay off hundreds of employees, including the company's only workers to belong to a union.

60 victims, mostly young girls, caught undressing on hidden camera in Tennessee gym
60 victims, mostly young girls, caught undressing on hidden camera in Tennessee gym
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  • 2021-01-22 00:01:26Z

A GoPro was found inside a bathroom and changing area at a Premier Athletics facility, which trains young cheerleaders, gymnasts and dancers in Franklin.

How Much Money Gets Taken Out of Paychecks in Every State
How Much Money Gets Taken Out of Paychecks in Every State

It's payday, and you log on to your bank account hoping to see a hefty deposit, but it has a lot less heft than you expected. You can thank payroll taxes for...

China Imports Oil Doctored to Skirt U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela
China Imports Oil Doctored to Skirt U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela

(Bloomberg) -- It may be the oil market's worst-kept secret: millions of barrels of Venezuelan heavy crude, embargoed by the U.S., have been surreptitiously ...

This Botticelli Portrait, a Renaissance Masterpiece, Is Expected to Fetch More Than $80 Million at Auction
This Botticelli Portrait, a Renaissance Masterpiece, Is Expected to Fetch More Than $80 Million at Auction

That's 100 times more than the present owner paid for it in 1982.

County Bancorp (ICBK) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates
County Bancorp (ICBK) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

County Bancorp (ICBK) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 89.19% and 20.38%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold...

US military moves to try Bali bomb suspects at Guantanamo
US military moves to try Bali bomb suspects at Guantanamo

After an unexplained delay, the Pentagon announced plans Thursday to move ahead with a military trial for three men held at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, ...

Asian markets set for messy open after U.S. stocks peak following Biden inauguration
Asian markets set for messy open after U.S. stocks peak following Biden inauguration

Asian investors were expecting a mixed day of trading after Wall Street peaked on Thursday, pushed upward by continued optimism about economic stimulus to...

Asian markets set for messy open after U.S. stocks peak following Biden inauguration
Asian markets set for messy open after U.S. stocks peak following Biden inauguration
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 23:51:48Z

Asian investors were expecting a mixed day of trading after Wall Street peaked on Thursday, pushed upward by continued optimism about economic stimulus to...

The Next Steps for Biden
The Next Steps for Biden's Stimulus Plan

The new administration and new Congress in Washington are quickly running into the same old debates about Covid relief. President Joe Biden has called for a ...

Merkel
Merkel's new heir promises continuity, faces new scrutiny
  • World
  • 2021-01-21 23:42:20Z

The race to lead Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) came down to a conservative, a modernizer and a continuity candidate. What happened: The party of...

Anthony Fauci describes
Anthony Fauci describes 'liberating feeling' of no longer working under Trump
  • World
  • 2021-01-21 23:32:56Z

America's top infectious diseases expert had a tortuous relationship with Trump and was increasingly sidelined Anthony Fauci speaks during a news conference ...

Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech
Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech

Biden selected Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Jessica Rosenworcel to lead the two agencies most responsible for regulating tech and telecom companies.

McConnell wants to push Trump
McConnell wants to push Trump's Senate impeachment trial to mid-February

McConnell's proposal is a deal to give both sides time to prepare for former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.

Senate Dems file ethics complaint against GOP Sens. Hawley, Cruz over role in Capitol riot
Senate Dems file ethics complaint against GOP Sens. Hawley, Cruz over role in Capitol riot

The two Republican senators' actions call for a probe and "a determination whether disciplinary action is warranted," the complaint said.

'Failure is not an option': Pressure mounts for Biden to deliver on COVID-19 promises

Biden ran for office on a promise to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a pledge that could determine his administration's success.

Experts praise Biden
Experts praise Biden's Covid-19 plan

"The single most important thing the Biden administration needs to do to fight the pandemic is communicate honestly and openly with the American people about...

Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley
Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley "to fully...

Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez's son happy dad's bust is in Biden Oval Office
  • World
  • 2021-01-21 23:04:40Z

Paul Chavez had no idea where a sculpture of his father, Latino American civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez, would end up in the White House. It was...

Colombia COVID-19 deaths climb past 50,000, cases close on 2 million
Colombia COVID-19 deaths climb past 50,000, cases close on 2 million
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:57:46Z

Deaths from COVID-19 in Colombia have surpassed 50,000, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday, as reported coronavirus infections approached 2 million...

Biden to push U.S. Congress for money to fight pandemic globally
Biden to push U.S. Congress for money to fight pandemic globally
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:50:21Z

The United States will back a global plan to combat COVID-19 and get vaccines to poorer countries as part of a national strategy unveiled by President Joe...

West Virginia touts COVID-19 vaccination success story as national rollout sputters
West Virginia touts COVID-19 vaccination success story as national rollout sputters
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:45:49Z

Even as President Joe Biden laments the nation's sluggish COVID-19 immunization launch for a pace he calls "dismal," West Virginia is touting its relative...

Fauci says the US could see a
Fauci says the US could see a 'degree of normality' by fall if 70-85% are vaccinated by end of summer

Fauci said President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 100 million people in the first 100 days is "reasonable."

Sen. Bernie Sanders says Democrats don
Sen. Bernie Sanders says Democrats don't need GOP support to approve $2,000 stimulus checks and cancel student debt

"Failure to adequately respond to the economic desperation in America today will undermine the Biden administration," Sanders wrote in a CNN op-ed.

U.S. FDA approves GSK unit
U.S. FDA approves GSK unit's long-acting HIV injection
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:34:37Z

"This is the first FDA-approved injectable, complete regimen for HIV-infected adults that is administered once a month," the FDA said in a statement. ViiV, ...

Colombian businessmen tied to Maduro going to house arrest
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  • 2021-01-21 22:26:25Z

Authorities in the African nation of Cabo Verde said Thursday they have approved transferring a jailed Colombian businessman with close ties to Venezuelan...

SD governor gave Trump bust with face on Mount Rushmore
SD governor gave Trump bust with face on Mount Rushmore
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:20:17Z

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Thursday said she gave former president Donald Trump a $1,100 bust depicting the president on Mount Rushmore last year...

FDA approves 1st long-acting HIV drug combo, monthly shots
FDA approves 1st long-acting HIV drug combo, monthly shots
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:17:38Z

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the...

Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan
Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan's exclusion
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 22:16:30Z

In a final swipe at China, the Trump administration's outgoing U.N. ambassador tweeted that it's time for the world to oppose China's efforts to exclude and ...

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