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The Latest: Bullet-maker takes plea in Vegas shooting case

8 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Latest on an Arizona man's guilty plea in federal court to illegally manufacturing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago :
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Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

Twitter is adding new labels to the profiles of government officials and state-affiliated media to provide more context to users on the platform on the authors of tweets that... Read more ...

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday, designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh... Read more ...

Austria's Foreign Ministry warns against travel to Spain except Balearic &...

Austria's Foreign Ministry warns against travel to Spain except Balearic & Canary islands

The Foreign Ministry in Vienna on Thursday warned against trips to Spain except for the Balearic and Canary Islands. The measure will take effect from Monday, and people... Read more ...

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies, the parent company of Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage, priced its initial public offering at $18 per share Wednesday, below its previously planned... Read more ...

Pence slams Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as 'a disappointment to...

Pence slams Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as 'a disappointment to conservatives'

Vice President Mike Pence called Republican-appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts 'a disappointment to conservatives' on Thursday. Pence pointed to recent SCOTUS... Read more ...

3 of Bon Appétit's Test Kitchen stars of color are departing the video...

3 of Bon Appétit's Test Kitchen stars of color are departing the video channel after failed contract negotiations

Three of Bon Appétit's Test Kitchen stars are departing the famed video channel. Rick Martinez, Sohla El-Waylly, and Priya Krishna told Business Insider that they will no... Read more ...

Journalists are getting locked out of Twitter after fact-checking videos of...

Journalists are getting locked out of Twitter after fact-checking videos of Trump that push false information on COVID-19

Journalists have been temporarily locked out of Twitter for sharing a video featuring President Donald Trump misleadingly saying children are "almost immune" to COVID-19. The... Read more ...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2.88%, hitting a record low for the 8th...

US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 2.88%, hitting a record low for the 8th time this year

The popular US 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to another record low of 2.88%, Freddie Mac said Thursday. It's the eighth time this year that the rate has slipped to a record... Read more ...

The ship carrying the ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut was abandoned...

The ship carrying the ammonium nitrate that blew up in Beirut was abandoned in 2014 by a Russian businessman, who has said nothing since the explosion

A cargo ship that brought 2,750 tons of explosive material to Beirut in 2013 belonged to Russian businessman Igor Grechushkin, the ship's former captain told Radio Free Europe... Read more ...

Uber is set to reveal how badly the coronavirus hurt its business in the 2nd...

Uber is set to reveal how badly the coronavirus hurt its business in the 2nd quarter. Here's what to expect from its pivot to food delivery

Uber will report its second-quarter earnings on Thursday afternoon. The company saw its core ride-hailing business hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic in the spring and going... Read more ...