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A high-end car service backed by Daimler is launching in 8 US cities as it attempts to compete with Uber and Lyft

A high-end car service backed by Daimler is launching in 8 US cities as it attempts to compete with Uber and Lyft

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Luxury ride-hailing firm Blacklane is introducing an on-demand chauffeur service to rival Uber Black and Lyft Lux. The German-based company launched the...
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Spain begins to ease Covid lockdown, but says border with Portugal will be sealed for at least 2 more weeks

Spain begins to ease Covid lockdown, but says border with Portugal will be sealed for at least 2 more weeks

5 hours ago   |   RT

The Spanish border with Portugal will remain largely closed until at least March 16, Madrid confirmed on Monday, even as it began to ease some regional restrictions implemented...
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France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By SYLVIE CORBET PARIS - A Paris court found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling on Monday and sentenced him to a year in...
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail in historic ruling

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail in historic ruling

6 hours ago   |   WMUR   |   5 articles

The 66-year-old is the first president to have been sentenced to jail in France's modern history.
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Former French president Sarkozy found guilty of corruption charges

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

The 66-year-old was also sentenced to a one-year prison term.
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France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

7 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   5 articles

PARIS - A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence-peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year...
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France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

8 hours ago   |   NBC News

The 66-year-old, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014.
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Macron says France's Covid curfew in place for another ‘4 to 6 weeks' as contagious UK variant accounts for more half of all cases

Macron says France's Covid curfew in place for another ‘4 to 6 weeks' as contagious UK variant accounts for more half of all cases

8 hours ago   |   RT

French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the nation to “hold out” for at least another month before the country can think about easing Covid-induced restrictions and the...
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France: Sarkozy found guilty of corruption, sentenced to prison

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   4 articles

Former president handed one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence over corruption and influence peddling.
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Nicolas Sarkozy, Ex-President of France, Found Guilty of Corruption

8 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Nicolas Sarkozy was accused of trying to obtain confidential information from a judge by offering to help him land a job.
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Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without...

Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

Summary List Placement Senate Democrats are preparing to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill this week as efforts to push through a $15-per-hour minimum wage with a new tax... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take...

Cuomo accuser says the governor is refusing 'to acknowledge or take responsibility for his predatory behavior'

Summary List Placement A former aide who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment slammed his apology statement as insufficient on Monday and said the governor... Read more ...

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump were vaccinated for COVID-19 in January, Read more ...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with...

Cuomo hires Woody Allen lawyer as NY attorney general moves forward with investigation into sexual harassment allegations

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has hired a criminal defense attorney to take point on the dueling scandals facing the high profile... Read more ...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good...

Why did J.J. Watt sign with Cardinals? Former Texans star finds good contract, great fit in Arizona

The Cardinals have faith J.J. Watt will be an elite defender and remain a healthy producer through the 2022 season, while offering $23 million guaranteed to lure the former... Read more ...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much...

Jamie Dimon says 'gangbuster' growth is in store for the US but too much fiscal stimulus is a risk

Summary List Placement The world's largest economy looks to be set for a "gangbuster" pace of expansion through next year but US officials should be cautious about unleashing... Read more ...

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

Father and son charged in Ghosn escape are handed over to Japan

An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan were handed over on Monday to Japanese authorities for extradition from the... Read more ...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual...

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual misconduct claims

White House press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated President Biden's support for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on... Read more ...

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism

A 9-year-old girl was beaten to death with a cane during an exorcism in Sri Lanka, police said. The girl's mother and the woman she hired to drive an evil spirt out of the girl... Read more ...

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

NC getting 80,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on Wednesday

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North... Read more ...