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Trump Cronies Reportedly Cashing In As They Lobby President For Wealthy Felon Pardons

Trump Cronies Reportedly Cashing In As They Lobby President For Wealthy Felon Pardons

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

Lucrative "market" for pardons kicks into high gear just days before Trump is supposed to be heading out the door, The New York Times reports.
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Why Jail Threat Hangs Over Samsung Billionaire Again

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Samsung Group's billionaire scion, Jay Y. Lee, finds out Monday whether he goes back to jail. A judge will hand down a new sentence for Lee's involvement in a corruption case...
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Aid Effort Intensifies After Indonesia Quake That Killed 81

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Mamuju, Indonesia - Aid was reaching the thousands of people left homeless and struggling after an earthquake that killed at least 81 people on an Indonesian island where...
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Philippine Bank Virus Rebound to Be Faster Than Post-Asia Crisis

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Philippine banks will recover faster from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic than they did from the Asian financial crisis due to record-low interest rates, higher capital...
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Tommy Hilfiger just sold his sprawling Greenwich estate for $45 million. Take a look at the historic 22-acre property

Tommy Hilfiger just sold his sprawling Greenwich estate for $45 million. Take a look at the historic 22-acre property

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Greenwich, Connecticut, has been one of the most coveted real-estate destinations during the pandemic for wealthy New Yorkers in search of more...
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Biden Relief Plan Is a Trojan Horse for Liberal Agenda

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

President-elect Joe Biden just unveiled his proposal for a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. Democrats insist it is targeted to respond to the crisis and only full of...
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Biden will halt federal executions, other actions on first day in office

Biden will halt federal executions, other actions on first day in office

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Joe Biden plans to rejoin the World Health Organization, halt federal executions and rescind the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military among a range of other...
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Yellen to Affirm Commitment to Market-Determined Dollar: WSJ

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Janet Yellen is expected to affirm the U.S.'s commitment to market-determined dollar value and give assurances that the U.S. won't seek a weaker dollar for competitive trade...
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Couche-Tard Faces Investor Grilling as Carrefour Deal Fails

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Executives at Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. stumbled into the quagmire of French politics with an attempt to take over Carrefour SA. On Monday, they'll have to explain what...
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From the Bubonic Plague to 2021, Why Lockdowns Look Set to Stay

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A year after the lockdown imposed in the Chinese city of Wuhan shocked the world, the tactic is turning out to be an enduring tool for quelling the coronavirus almost everywhere.
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President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to lead Protection Bureau, according to CNN

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to make nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a source told CNN. Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Drew Brees expected to retire as Tom Brady's Buccaneers advance

Drew Brees expected to retire as Tom Brady's Buccaneers advance

New uniform, same Tom Brady. And now maybe no uniform for Drew Brees. Brady threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and the Buccaneers scored 17 points off four takeaways... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice President

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the... Read more ...

WATCH Russian opposition figure Navalny leave plane in Moscow before being...

WATCH Russian opposition figure Navalny leave plane in Moscow before being detained

Alexey Navalny has arrived in Moscow after spending several months recuperating in Berlin. He was detained at the airport for violating probation terms. The plane carrying... Read more ...