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UK to unveil fourth COVID-19 support package for struggling firms- The Guardian

9 minutes ago   |   National Post

Britain's finance minister will announce a fourth support package for firms struggling to handle COVID-19 when he makes a statement to parliament on Thursday amid pressure to...
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Europe Challenges U.S. Treasuries With Pandemic Bond Sale

25 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The European Union sold its first batch of bonds to finance virus-relief programs. Demand among buyers was high and comes when the U.S. is borrowing heavily.
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Just get your first iPhone? Then you need to download these apps!

Just get your first iPhone? Then you need to download these apps!

1 hour ago   |   iMore

Getting started with your first iPhone 12 is an amazing experience, especially when you have all the right apps. If you or someone you know has just joined the Apple community...
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Ex-Disney CFO claims couple squatting in his $2.2M Connecticut mansion

Ex-Disney CFO claims couple squatting in his $2.2M Connecticut mansion

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

A former Disney CFO says a couple used a legal loophole to squat in his $2.2 million Connecticut mansion - but the couple claims the castle was far from the fairytale promised...
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Prop 22 has courted the endorsement of California's NAACP president - and Uber and Lyft have paid her consulting firm $85,000 to boost the controversial measure

Prop 22 has courted the endorsement of California's NAACP president - and Uber and Lyft have paid her consulting firm $85,000 to boost the controversial measure

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Uber and Lyft have paid $85,000 to a consulting firm run by Alice Huffman, president of California's NAACP chapter, as she has voiced her support for...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot outlined her 2021 budget. Here are 5 things you need to know

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Mayor Lori Lightfoot outlined her 2021 budget this year. Here are 5 things you need to knowFacing a $1.2 billion budget shortfall next year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot outlined her...
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Congress must clarify limits of gene-editing technologies

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

How the next Congress decides to handle the issue editing human sperm and eggs will affect the science, ethics and financing of genomic editing for decades to come, said a law...
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Binance CEO: BitMEX indictment is ‘wake-up call' for cryptocurrency industry

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department charged the owners of BitMEX, a high-flying, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange known for its fast-and-loose approach to...
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UK PM launches scathing attack on London mayor for 'bankrupting' Transport for London

UK PM launches scathing attack on London mayor for 'bankrupting' Transport for London

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused London Mayor Sadiq Khan of having “effectively bankrupted” Transport for London before the pandemic hit, as coronavirus bailout...
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How a litigation finance company's NYSE listing is making funding lawsuits mainstream - and signals a major change in the role in-house legal departments play in corporations

How a litigation finance company's NYSE listing is making funding lawsuits mainstream - and signals a major change in the role in-house legal departments play in corporations

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Burford Capital became the first litigation funder to make a debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, marking a potential shift in third-party...
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Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film

Pope Francis endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had...

Louisville officer involved in Breonna Taylor case says shooting had 'nothing to do with race'

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, a Louisville police officer who was one of the officers involved in the March raid where Breonna Taylor was killed, says the shooting had "nothing to... Read more ...

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday. Read more ...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide...

Illinois reports most new coronavirus deaths in 4 months as statewide resurgence continues

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 69 additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday, the biggest increase since mid-June, as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases... Read more ...

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

Watch Now: Pope Francis endorses civil union for gay couples

In a new documentary film, Pope Francis voices his support for same-sex couples to be protected under civil union laws. Read more ...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's...

Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's stance

The Pope has called for same-sex couples to be protected by civil union laws, in a remarkable departure from both the Vatican's historic stance on homosexuality and his... Read more ...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8...

AP: OxyContin maker to plead guilty to 3 criminal charges, agrees to $8 billion settlement

Purdue Pharma will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the AP reports. Read more ...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

Everyone in US gets a free taco after stolen base in Game 1 of World Series

TAMPA - While fans of the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers were cheering on their teams in Game 1 of the World Series, many others were excited over winning free... Read more ...