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‘There is no one to rest in peace': three firefighters from same family among missing in aftermath of Beirut blast

‘There is no one to rest in peace': three firefighters from same family among missing in aftermath of Beirut blast

5 minutes ago   |   RT

Three firefighters, all related, went missing after responding to a fire that preceded last week's huge explosion in Beirut. Their family was praying they would turn up alive...
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Locomation completes public road trial of semi-autonomous truck convoy tech

Locomation completes public road trial of semi-autonomous truck convoy tech

9 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Locomation, an autonomous truck startup headquartered in Portland, successfully completed its first on-road program transporting commercial freight.
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WHO seeking $76 mln for Lebanon after Beirut blast, concerned about coronavirus

13 minutes ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - The World Health Organization said on Wednesday it had appealed for $76 million in aid for Lebanon after last week's massive explosion in Beirut destroyed or damaged...
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‘It's The Hunger Games for Laboratories.' Why Some People Are Waiting Weeks for Their COVID-19 Test Results

27 minutes ago   |   Time

A graduate student in Florida waited 11 days. Positive. A 14-year-old in California waited 24 days. Negative. A writer in New York has waited for four days-and is still...
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Global wealthtech funding more than doubled in Q2 2020

Global wealthtech funding more than doubled in Q2 2020

35 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Global wealthtech funding more than doubled in Q2 2020 quarter over quarter. And the pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital wealth management services. Insider...
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US Navy amphibious assault ship sails into Hawaii with flight deck loaded up with World War II warbirds

US Navy amphibious assault ship sails into Hawaii with flight deck loaded up with World War II warbirds

51 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The US Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex sailed into Pearl Harbor this week carrying 14 vintage World War II aircraft. The collection of privately owned...
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Want to find the next $10-billion plus takeover target? Watch executive stock sales carefully

55 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This past six weeks have seen a resurgence in M&A activity, despite the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Marathon Petroleum's recent $21 billion sale of its Speedway gas station...
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Mail-In Primary Ballots Could Be Dress Rehearsal For General Election In November

57 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - There was a big voter turnout in Minnesota for the primary election this week, and most of the results are in. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still very much...
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Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news

Dow rises 270 points as investors react to encouraging vaccine news

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

US stocks rose Wednesday as investors reacted to positive coronavirus vaccine news. Shares of Moderna spiked after President Trump announced the US government will by 100...
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Rice praises Harris after veepstakes: ‘She's going to make a tremendous running mate'

Rice praises Harris after veepstakes: ‘She's going to make a tremendous running mate'

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   7 articles

Former national security adviser Susan Rice on Wednesday hailed California Sen. Kamala Harris as a “great choice” to become former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate. Her...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...