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Troops begin leaving DC, security eases after unprecedented inauguration lockdown; few arrests reported
Troops begin leaving DC, security eases after unprecedented inauguration lockdown; few arrests reported

Despite fears of new attacks by domestic extremists, inauguration staged without incident. On Thursday, troops were leaving and security easing in DC.

"Even As We Hurt, We Grew": What Vice President Kamala Harris Means For This Country - & Our Future
"Even As We Hurt, We Grew": What Vice President Kamala Harris Means For This Country - & Our Future
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  • 2021-01-21 18:35:29Z

We all know President Joe Biden and Madame Vice President Kamala Harris aren't going to fix everything wrong with this country overnight. They are not...

Bangladeshi drugmaker acquiring country's Sanofi subsidiary
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  • 2021-01-21 18:35:14Z

A leading Bangladeshi drugmaker is acquiring a majority stake in French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi's subsidiary in Bangladesh at a base price of more than $...

AKA sorority members celebrate Kamala Harris inauguration
AKA sorority members celebrate Kamala Harris inauguration
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  • 2021-01-21 18:34:24Z

Elizabeth Shelby had her inauguration outfit planned weeks in advance: blue jeans, a Kamala Harris sweatshirt, a green coat, and pink Chuck Taylors as an...

Yellen Leaves Door Open to Tax Increase on Wealthy Americans
Yellen Leaves Door Open to Tax Increase on Wealthy Americans

(Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen refrained from making specific pledges on boosting individual tax rates in responses to questions...

Scoop: Chime makes a fifth of its income from customers paying ATM fees
Scoop: Chime makes a fifth of its income from customers paying ATM fees

Chime, a fast-growing online bank most recently valued at $14.5 billion, derives about 21% of its revenue from fees its customers pay for using out-of...

President Biden will keep Christopher Wray as FBI director
President Biden will keep Christopher Wray as FBI director

Before the election, FBI agents warned Trump and Biden that an untimely removal of Wray could 'undermine stability' within the agency.

Revenue at Trump hotels, resorts hit hard by pandemic
Revenue at Trump hotels, resorts hit hard by pandemic
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  • 2021-01-21 18:29:43Z

Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns and restrictions, with revenue plunging more than 40 percent at his Doral golf...

How high-risk traders are using Reddit and TikTok to scalp huge profits
How high-risk traders are using Reddit and TikTok to scalp huge profits

One of the most high-risk, high-return trading strategies of the moment is also the most democratic: Buying the stocks being pumped up on Reddit and TikTok, ...

Trump did not provoke Capitol riots, McCarthy says
Trump did not provoke Capitol riots, McCarthy says

"I don't believe he provoked it if you listen to what he said at the rally," House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters on Thursday.

Genius SPAC Shares Surge as Analyst Sees 30% Share of Betting Boom
Genius SPAC Shares Surge as Analyst Sees 30% Share of Betting Boom

Shares of the SPAC buying Genius Sports surged Wednesday, as a bullish analyst report from Craig-Hallum Capital Group said the sports data and technology...

Instacart to Cut 1,900 Jobs, Including Its Only Union Roles
Instacart to Cut 1,900 Jobs, Including Its Only Union Roles

(Bloomberg) -- Instacart Inc. plans to terminate about 1,900 employees' jobs, including the only unionized positions in the U.S., representing a fulsome...

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty, but at What Cost?
$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty, but at What Cost?

President Biden and many members of Congress support an increase in the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour. The $7.25 rate has been in effect...

This Beloved Burger Chain Is Preparing for Bankruptcy
This Beloved Burger Chain Is Preparing for Bankruptcy

Unfortunately, the downward spiral isn't over for Steak 'n Shake. The popular burger and milkshake chain has been disappearing from towns all across America ...

Google judge says U.S. states must begin turning over documents next month
Google judge says U.S. states must begin turning over documents next month
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  • 2021-01-21 18:21:05Z

The federal judge who is hearing both the U.S. Justice Department and state antitrust cases against Google said on Thursday that he wanted the states to...

Have You Heard of the Bachelor Tax? This and Other Outlandish Taxes Over the Years
Have You Heard of the Bachelor Tax? This and Other Outlandish Taxes Over the Years

Benjamin Franklin famously wrote, "In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes." See: 11 Weirdest Taxes Other Countries Have To...

Buttigieg gets favorable reception in confirmation hearing for transportation secretary role
Buttigieg gets favorable reception in confirmation hearing for transportation secretary role

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Buttigieg "put on a clinic on how a nominee should work and act," lauding his straightforward answers to questions.

Masks Not on the Menu at Gov. Kristi Noem
Masks Not on the Menu at Gov. Kristi Noem's Dinner for Teens

via TwitterSouth Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem hosted a dinner for legislative pages on Wednesday night. And if the pictures she posted are any indication, it was ...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she'll send Trump impeachment to Senate 'soon'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would "soon" send the Senate the impeachment of President Donald Trump, setting the stage for a trial.

Tunisian leader denies claims he made anti-Semitic remarks
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  • 2021-01-21 18:17:20Z

The Tunisian president has denied claims that he made anti-Semitic remarks this week while trying to calm youths after days of unrest. Kais Saied's...

Remains of 3 soldiers recovered after National Guard helicopter crash in New York
Remains of 3 soldiers recovered after National Guard helicopter crash in New York

A New York National Guard helicopter crashed on a routine training mission Wednesday, killing three soldiers on board.

France reports 22,848 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours
France reports 22,848 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours
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  • 2021-01-21 18:17:09Z

The French health ministry reported 22,848 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 26,784 on Wednesday, but hospitalisations continued...

A Florida doctor with two 2020 DUI arrests might
A Florida doctor with two 2020 DUI arrests might've come to work impaired, state says
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  • 2021-01-21 18:13:11Z

Sarasota County Dr. Stephen Ducker, already fired for various forms of poor medical professional behavior, showed up to work barely able to walk and talk...

Columbus, Ohio, to spend $4.5M to improve police bodycams
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  • 2021-01-21 18:12:34Z

Officials in Ohio's largest city said Thursday that they plan to invest $4.5 million in body-worn cameras for police and introduce a law that would ensure...

Biden to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director
Biden to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 18:11:58Z

Some influential voices have been critical of the FBI's response to the riot at the Capitol.

Michigan man accused of attacking police with hockey stick during Capitol riot
Michigan man accused of attacking police with hockey stick during Capitol riot
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 18:11:00Z

Michael Joseph Foy was arrested Thursday thanks to an unwitting assist from his father, who chronicled his son's activities on Facebook.

White House: Biden confident in FBI head, will retain him
White House: Biden confident in FBI head, will retain him

President Joe Biden has confidence in FBI Director Chris Wray and plans to keep him in the job, the White House press secretary said Thursday. FBI directors...

Exclusive: Trump
Exclusive: Trump's EPA granted Sinclair Oil last-minute biofuel waivers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Sinclair Oil Corporation waivers that exempt both its refineries in Wyoming from biofuel blending...

Biden immigration bill would provide more protections for child migrants
Biden immigration bill would provide more protections for child migrants

Sen. Bob Menendez said he was "under no illusion" that passing the bill would be easy. He said Democrats will need at least nine GOP votes to pass it.

U.S. House aims for early February COVID-19 relief bill vote
U.S. House aims for early February COVID-19 relief bill vote
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 17:53:16Z

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to bring a coronavirus relief bill to a vote the first week of February, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday,...

Small Inauguration Day protests in Portland, Seattle lead to about a dozen arrests
Small Inauguration Day protests in Portland, Seattle lead to about a dozen arrests

Police in Portland and Seattle said they arrested at least 11 people after hundreds protested in the hours after Joe Biden was inaugurated.

How Biden has changed the Oval Office so far
How Biden has changed the Oval Office so far

Mr. Biden replaced some pieces from the Trump era and added new ones, including a bust of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.

Nigeria blasphemy: Jailed 13-year-old boy wins Kano appeal
Nigeria blasphemy: Jailed 13-year-old boy wins Kano appeal
  • World
  • 2021-01-21 17:49:28Z

The 13-year-old was serving a 10-year sentence handed down by an Islamic court for comments about God.

Politics live updates: In change, GOP House leader now says Trump didn
Politics live updates: In change, GOP House leader now says Trump didn't provoke Capitol attack

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said former President Donald Trump did not provoke the attack at the Capitol, a change from remarks one week ago.

Biden readies second batch of climate orders for next week: memo
Biden readies second batch of climate orders for next week: memo
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  • 2021-01-21 17:43:44Z

U.S. President Joe Biden will announce a second round of executive orders focused on combating climate change early next week as he rushes to reverse Trump...

Natiruts, Marley, Aparicio sing for unity of the Americas
Natiruts, Marley, Aparicio sing for unity of the Americas
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  • 2021-01-21 17:37:09Z

With a trilingual song that calls for the people of the Americas to unite in a more fair and loving world, Brazilian reggae band Natiruts, Jamaican musician ...

FBI ups reward to $75,000 for suspect who placed pipe bombs during Capitol riot
FBI ups reward to $75,000 for suspect who placed pipe bombs during Capitol riot

The two explosive devices, which were defused, were found in D.C. outside the headquarters of the Democratic and Republican National Committees on Jan. 6.

How to get a job in the power corridors of Washington
How to get a job in the power corridors of Washington

There's no shortage of career paths in the nation's capital. Here are some tips to navigate the DC job scene to find work in the Biden administration...

Greta Thunberg Subtly Drags Ted Cruz After U.S. Rejoins Paris Agreement
Greta Thunberg Subtly Drags Ted Cruz After U.S. Rejoins Paris Agreement

The teen climate activist burned the Texas Republican on Twitter after he evoked a nonsensical Trump quote involving Pittsburgh.

Canadian health officials take different tack to vaccinate wary care home workers
Canadian health officials take different tack to vaccinate wary care home workers

Health officials in the Canadian province of Ontario thought large, central clinics would be the most efficient way to get staff at long-term care homes...

'People died here on January 6': Pelosi says Congress will not give Trump a 'get-out-of-jail' card just because he's out of office

"Just because he's now gone ... you don't get to say to a president, 'Do whatever you want in the last months of your administration,'" Pelosi said.

Judge rejects NRA bid to end or move New York lawsuit seeking its closure
Judge rejects NRA bid to end or move New York lawsuit seeking its closure
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 17:24:37Z

A New York state judge on Thursday rejected the National Rifle Association's bid to dismiss or move a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James...

Israel COVID-19
Israel COVID-19 'R' reproduction number dips below 1 in first since vaccine drive
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  • 2021-01-21 17:22:57Z

The estimated COVID-19 reproduction number in Israel has dipped below 1 for the first time since the country launched the world's fastest vaccination drive, ...

Canadian health officials take different tack to vaccinate wary care home workers
Canadian health officials take different tack to vaccinate wary care home workers
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 17:21:37Z

Health officials in the Canadian province of Ontario thought large, central clinics would be the most efficient way to get staff at long-term care homes...

Democrats set to formalize Jaime Harrison as national chair
Democrats set to formalize Jaime Harrison as national chair
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 17:16:15Z

The Democratic National Committee is set to formally elect Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chairman on Thursday, signifying an early alignment between...

US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year loan at 2.77%
US long-term mortgage rates slip; 30-year loan at 2.77%
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 17:12:46Z

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week while remaining at record-low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the average rate on ...

Facebook
Facebook's oversight board to decide if Trump should stay suspended
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  • 2021-01-21 17:03:52Z

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was referring its decision to indefinitely suspend the accounts of former U.S. President Donald Trump to its independent...

Northern Ireland extends COVID-19 lockdown to March 5
Northern Ireland extends COVID-19 lockdown to March 5
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  • 2021-01-21 17:00:00Z

The British region of Northern Ireland on Thursday extended its COVID-19 lockdown for an additional four weeks to March 5 and its deputy first minister said ...

15 die in Ukraine nursing home fire
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  • 2021-01-21 16:58:36Z

A fire at a private nursing home in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv killed 15 people and injured five others Thursday, officials said. The Interfax news...

Two women escape kidnapper in popular NC tourist town, cops say. Suspect is at-large
Two women escape kidnapper in popular NC tourist town, cops say. Suspect is at-large
  • US
  • 2021-01-21 16:56:28Z

One of the women told police the man sexually assaulted her in his SUV.

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