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Scotland's Leader Wants to Force Legal Independence Vote

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she remains committed to a legal referendum on independence after her party set out a plan of action should the U.K. government...
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World's Economic Recovery Gets Delayed by Slow Vaccine Rollouts

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Hong Kong Eases Kowloon Area Lockdown for Uninfected Residents

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Hong Kong began easing a temporary lockdown on thousands of residents after carrying out mandatory testing for the coronavirus, allowing those with negative results to leave...
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Four Years of Crisis: Charting Iran's Economy Under Trump

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Pirates Attack Turkish Ship Off W. Africa; Kill 1, Kidnap 15

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the...
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Covid Shot Scarcity Weighs on Hopes for Biden's Global Push

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

With a new president in the White House, the U.S. is re-engaging with the rest of the world to combat Covid-19. But for now, the Biden administration may hold back the one...
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N.Y. Vaccine Shortage Eases; California Cases Slow: Virus Update

22 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Governor Andrew Cuomo said more vaccines are on the way for New York, though he said the bigger challenge is getting skeptical Black and Latino residents to take the shot. U.S...
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Thailand Approves AstraZeneca: Southeast Asia Vaccine Tracker

23 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

AstraZeneca Plc's vaccine won approval from Thailand, becoming the third company to clear regulatory requirements for use in Southeast Asia.
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China Embassy Refutes Report It's Seeking Meeting With the U.S

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg


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Tom Brokaw Says He's Retiring From NBC News After 55 Years

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

New York - Longtime NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw, once television news' most popular broadcaster as he told viewers about the biggest events of that late 20th Century, said...
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Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. And they'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

There is no love lost between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. That's been well documented. Even after McGregor suffered the first knockout loss of his professional MMA... Read more ...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor on crutches after UFC 257 defeat

Dustin Poirier's victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 may have ended in an explosive flurry of punches but the brutal calf kicks dished out by the American helped pave the... Read more ...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the New York Yankees

The newest Pirates players include right-handed pitcher Roansy Contreras, infielder Maikol Escotto, outfielder Canaan Smith and right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure. Read more ...

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Sunday said he would quickly reject the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump and slammed a... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Antonio Brown could be back for another season in Tampa Bay. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Sunday that the Buccaneers want the troubled receiver to return in 2021... Read more ...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican support to pass COVID-19 relief and should use reconciliation to avoid the filibuster

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that Democrats must act quickly in passing a COVID-19 relief package now that President Joe Biden has assumed office... Read more ...