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Billionaire John Paulson, who netted $20 billion from the 2008 'Big Short' crisis, quits the hedge fund world

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

John Paulson has quit the hedge fund world to focus on turning his business into a family office investment firm, according to Bloomberg. "With one chapter closing, a new one...
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Global markets surge ahead of today's big jobs report

Global markets surge ahead of today's big jobs report

25 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Happy Thursday, Bull Sheeters. It's jobs day in America. Global stocks are climbing on hopes of a vaccine breakthrough, and on a trickle of decent manufacturing and sales data...
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Health secretary focuses trips on swing states needed by Trump

Health secretary focuses trips on swing states needed by Trump

29 minutes ago   |   Politico

In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, the nation's top health official is focused on showing his face in states that President Donald Trump needs to win for reelection. Since...
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Global markets surge as investors weigh a positive coronavirus vaccine trial and optimism over Thursday's US jobs report

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Stocks rose on Thursday after results showed Pfizer announced positive results on Wednesday to an early stage vaccination trial. Pfizer said patients created between 1.8 and...
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Monthly Unemployment Numbers: Job Market Recovering Slowly During Pandemic

55 minutes ago   |   NPR

The Labor Department issues its monthly report on employment and unemployment Thursday. The job market is slowly recovering from a tidal wave of layoffs triggered by the...
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IMF urges Ukraine to keep central bank independent as governor's exit rattles market

2 hours ago   |   National Post

KYIV - The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Thursday to maintain the independence of the central bank after Governor Yakiv Smoliy unexpectedly resigned, citing...
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections.
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Google's Fitbit Deal Needs Close Scrutiny, Privacy Groups Warn

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The takeover of fitness tracker Fitbit Inc. by Alphabet Inc.'s Google should get close scrutiny from global regulators because it would allow Google to strengthen its already...
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China Appears to Have Tamed a Second Wave of Coronavirus in Just 21 Days with No Deaths

5 hours ago   |   Time

China appears to have gotten a second wave of COVID-19 under control following an outbreak at a sprawling Beijing produce market last month that led to at least 328 new cases...
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Game Lounge to purchase Betting.com domain name

8 hours ago   |   National Post

Sweden's Game Lounge will make a move in the United States sports-betting market with the purchase of the domain name Betting.com, according to a release from the company.
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON ─ House Democrats argue the nation's roads, bridges and airports are crumbling and need to be preserved. The “Moving Forward Act” would inject $1.5 million into... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

One person has died and four others were injured in a massive barn fire in Franklin County, Indiana, Tuesday. Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating... Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...