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Republicans say Gov. Wolf is trying to sabotage ballot question on emergency declarations

Republicans say Gov. Wolf is trying to sabotage ballot question on emergency declarations

55 seconds ago   |   Post Gazette

Gov. Tom Wolf's office said the wording in the ballot questions “fairly, accurately and clearly apprise the voter of the issue to be voted on.”
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Markets pop as Fed chair Jerome Powell commits to keeping interest rates low

Markets pop as Fed chair Jerome Powell commits to keeping interest rates low

16 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated plans to keep interest rates close to zero and asset purchases humming along despite signs that the US economy is beginning to...
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Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

26 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the governor kissed her without her consent and asked her to play strip poker, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment she...
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Saudi Wealth Fund Commits $3 Billion to Build Mountain Resort

32 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund will invest almost $3 billion on a tourism project in a mountainous region near the kingdom's border with Yemen.
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J&J Covid Vaccine Found Effective by FDA Before Panel Meets

32 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, U.S. regulators said, a key milestone on the path toward giving Americans access to the first such shot to work in a...
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Devoted Health quietly raised $380 million to gear up for fierce competition in the red-hot health-plan market for older people

Devoted Health quietly raised $380 million to gear up for fierce competition in the red-hot health-plan market for older people

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Devoted Health, a startup that sells health insurance to seniors, quietly raised $380 million last year, three people familiar with the matter told...
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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo named to TIME Magazine's 100 Next list

42 minutes ago   |   ABC

Elected to be the chief executive of Harris County at age 27, Hidalgo is being honored as one of the emerging leaders shaping our future.
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The supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the US is about to get a big boost, according to drug makers

The supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the US is about to get a big boost, according to drug makers

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Drug makers are ramping up deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines in the US, executives told the House Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations...
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Renowned strategist Tom Lee says buy these 21 stocks now before the vaccine rollout and economic reopening trigger a 'vigorous rally'

Renowned strategist Tom Lee says buy these 21 stocks now before the vaccine rollout and economic reopening trigger a 'vigorous rally'

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Investors have become more dubious about the stock market in recent days, and the argument can be made that there are good reasons for that. Just last...
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Biden Looks to a Consensus Builder to Heal a Democratic Rift on Trade

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Katherine Tai, the Biden administration's nominee for trade representative, will set the course for the Democrats' worker-focused approach to trade.
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Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's...

Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan: poll

Summary List Placement A majority of all voters, including Republicans, support the passage of President Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package, a new... Read more ...

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

The Biden administration is planning to distribute millions of free face masks across the country to organizations serving people with low incomes, in a fresh effort to tamp... Read more ...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a new electric vehicle

Summary List Placement Fisker Inc. soared 26% on Wednesday after it said it will collaborate with Foxconn to develop and manufacture electric vehicles. Fisker and Foxconn will... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

The judge fined the rock star $500 plus $40 in court costs. Read more ...

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

Summary List Placement Wednesday marks what would have been the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' 66th birthday. And while Tim Cook has since taken the reins, Jobs' legacy in... Read more ...

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday pleaded guilty to downing shots of tequila with fans at a New Jersey park - as prosecutors dismissed charges of DWI and reckless driving in his... Read more ...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

Summary List Placement A federal judge in Texas indefinitely blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze, according to the... Read more ...

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

​President Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday to review the supply chains in four key industries ​to assure a continued flow of critical goods in medical care and... Read more ...

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

MONTREAL - The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Read more ...