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US Economy is ‘spiraling downward', warns top Biden advisor

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Biden's $1.9 trillion spending plan will help generate the kind of 'robust recovery' the US needs: Adviser
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Asian shares mostly lower, China gains on GDP rebound

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Shares fell Monday across most of Asia following a retreat on Wall Street, but benchmarks in Hong Kong and Shanghai rose after data showed the Chinese economy grew a solid 2.3%...
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China's economy grew faster than expected in 2020

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

China is likely to have been the only large economy to grow last year as it rebounded from COVID lockdowns.
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Philippine Bank Virus Rebound to Be Faster Than Post-Asia Crisis

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Philippine banks will recover faster from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic than they did from the Asian financial crisis due to record-low interest rates, higher capital...
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China's Economy Grew in 2020 Amid the Global Pandemic as U.S. and Others Floundered

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

China's economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease flare-ups. Growth in...
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China economy grows 2.3% in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

4 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

China has reported that its economy grew 2.3% in 2020 as a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic accelerated while the United States, Europe and Japan struggled with disease...
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N. Korea's parliament rubber stamps new development plans

6 hours ago   |   ABC News

North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament has passed decisions made by a major ruling party meeting where leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his nuclear deterrent and established...
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Brazil Approves Emergency Use of First Covid Vaccines

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil granted approval for the emergency use of AstraZeneca Plc and Sinovac Biotech Ltd vaccines against Covid-19, allowing the country to kick-start deploying shots as the...
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After inauguration, Biden to waste no time boosting vaccinations and economy while undoing Trump legacy

11 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Biden will end Trump's immigration restrictions from Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris climate accord and mandate mask-wearing as much as possible, according to his...
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What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement What happened last week? As Washington last week readied for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the incoming president announced a massive...
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President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to lead Protection Bureau, according to CNN

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to make nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a source told CNN. Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

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Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title game ever

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers meet for the first time in the playoffs in the Tampa Bay-Green Bay NFC championship. A look at what's at stake for each QB in their bid to reach... Read more ...