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Europe Challenges U.S. Treasuries With Pandemic Bond Sale

27 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The European Union sold its first batch of bonds to finance virus-relief programs. Demand among buyers was high and comes when the U.S. is borrowing heavily.
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Spain 1st country in western Europe to reach 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, health ministry says

1 hour ago   |   ABC News


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These are the 4 stages of pandemic lockdown buying behavior, according to Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski

These are the 4 stages of pandemic lockdown buying behavior, according to Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Shopper spending during lockdown has been defined by four main phases, Sebastian Siemiatkowski said at Business Insider's Global Trends Festival on...
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Bronze Age herders were less mobile than previously thought

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Bronze Age pastoralists in what is now southern Russia apparently covered shorter distances than previously thought. It is believed that the Indo-European languages may have...
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As U.S. sues Google, a sense of déjà-vu in Europe

4 hours ago   |   Politico


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UN says shipwreck off Libya left 15 migrants dead

4 hours ago   |   ABC News

The U.N. migration agency says least 15 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their boat capsized off the coast of Libya
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New Covid-19 lockdown for Czech Republic amid PM's stark warning of health system ‘collapse'

New Covid-19 lockdown for Czech Republic amid PM's stark warning of health system ‘collapse'

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The Czech government has ordered most shops to close, in a bid to prevent the country's health system from collapsing in November under the pressure of Covid-19. The new...
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US effort to destroy multibillion Nord Stream 2 project is ‘act short of war against Russia' - George Galloway to Boom Bust

US effort to destroy multibillion Nord Stream 2 project is ‘act short of war against Russia' - George Galloway to Boom Bust

4 hours ago   |   RT

Widening restrictions on the participants of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline constitute the “egregious use of the sanctions weapon” targeting both Russia and the US' loyal ally...
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Czechs Shut Down Shops, Warning That Health System May Collapse

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The Czech government imposed a partial economic shutdown to combat Europe's worst current coronavirus outbreak, warning that if the country can't stop its spread the hospital...
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SoftBank invested its first millions from a new $100 million fund in Vitable Health after seeing this pitch deck

SoftBank invested its first millions from a new $100 million fund in Vitable Health after seeing this pitch deck

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The societal introspection triggered by the death of George Floyd is set to have far-reaching consequences even in the worlds of investing and...
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Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope Francis endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday. Read more ...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide resurgence continues

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 69 additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, the biggest increase since mid-June, as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases... Read more ...

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

In a new documentary film, Pope Francis voices his support for same-sex couples to be protected under civil union laws. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's stance

The Pope has called for same-sex couples to be protected by civil union laws, in a remarkable departure from both the Vatican's historic stance on homosexuality and his... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

TAMPA - While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free... Read more ...