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Billionaire Robert Smith Urges Corporations To Take ‘Action' On Reparations

53 minutes ago   |   Forbes

In a video interview with Reuters, the CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners said companies that profited from the Transatlantic slave trade should consider making...
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Indian villagers flout coronavirus rules just as cases surge

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

People in many rural areas Reuters visited have largely given up on social distancing and masks rules as cases spike.
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EU foreign ministers to discuss potential Belarus sanctions on Friday - Sweden

EU foreign ministers to discuss potential Belarus sanctions on Friday - Sweden

6 hours ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

Sweden's Foreign Minster Ann Linde said she has been invited to an extraordinary EU foreign affairs meeting on Friday to discuss potential sanctions on Belarus. “This morning...
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Tennis-Five ‘bubbles', 400,000 fans and full prize money at 2021 Australian Open

10 hours ago   |   National Post

MUMBAI - The 2021 Australian Open could be moved to later in the year due to COVID-19 but tournament director Craig Tiley told Reuters that organizers are confident of hosting...
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US coronavirus deaths drop for first time in over a month

US coronavirus deaths drop for first time in over a month

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

The US death toll from the coronavirus fell last week for the first time in over a month, new data shows. COVID-19-related fatalities dropped to 7,200 for the week ending Aug...
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Tiny medical company Lucid Inc. skyrockets 241% after a similarly named electric-vehicle startup makes a big announcement

Tiny medical company Lucid Inc. skyrockets 241% after a similarly named electric-vehicle startup makes a big announcement

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Lucid Inc. skyrocketed as much as 241% on Tuesday after a similarly named company, Lucid Motors, told Reuters that its luxury sedan, the Air, will deliver an estimated EPA...
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Yemen president Hadi to head to U.S. for medical treatment, sources say

20 hours ago   |   National Post

ADEN - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi will leave Saudi Arabia and head to the United States for medical treatment early on Wednesday, two sources close to the matter...
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China extends Hong Kong legislature for a year

China extends Hong Kong legislature for a year

21 hours ago   |   RT

The top legislature in Beijing has extended the mandate for the current group of Hong Kong lawmakers for a year from its expiry date of September 30, after a scheduled election...
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UN investigator says Facebook hasn't shared ‘evidence' of Myanmar crimes

UN investigator says Facebook hasn't shared ‘evidence' of Myanmar crimes

21 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The head of a UN investigative body on Myanmar said Facebook has not released evidence of “serious international crimes,” despite vowing to work with investigators looking into...
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Japan supports G7 framework as Trump says he may still invite Russia

Japan supports G7 framework as Trump says he may still invite Russia

23 hours ago   |   RT

Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday it was extremely important to maintain the framework of Group of Seven meetings. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga's...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...