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Sanctioned Nord Stream 2 Faces Another Risk: Germany's Greens

26 days ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S sanctions won't be the thing to stop the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline being built. The challenge of whether it will ever be used lies with the shifting German...
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Philippines Clears Russia Shot as Virus Cases Rise by Record

26 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The Philippines cleared Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, while it reimposed stricter limits for restaurants and mass gatherings to stem resurging...
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Fiery Start to U.S.-China Talks Shows Acrimony Is Here to Stay

26 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The first face-to-face meeting between the U.S. and China since President Joe Biden took office was bound to be confrontational. The question now is whether the two sides can...
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Vladimir Putin Still Wants To Have That Talk With Joe Biden, Kremlin Says

26 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

Vladimir Putin is still hoping for a public conversation with Joe Biden to clear the air between the two presidents after the U.S. leader's accusation that he's a killer...
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Why the World Is Short of Computer Chips, and Why It Matters

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Carmakers have been slashing production. PlayStations are getting harder to find in stores. Even aluminum producers warn of a potential downturn ahead. All have one thing in...
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Pakistan Army Chief Says It's Time to ‘Bury the Past' With India

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Pakistan's powerful army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa asked India “to bury the past and move forward,” in rare comments that came a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan urged...
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Biden Scraps Georgia Political Event After Atlanta Shootings

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden canceled a planned political event to promote his coronavirus relief bill in Atlanta on Friday after a series of shootings at three massage parlors in the...
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As China Targets Jack Ma's Media Empire, Chairman Rabbit Thrives

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Even as China moves to strip away media outlets from Jack Ma's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., authorities are allowing several patriotic upstarts to blossom in one of the world's...
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Brazil Has No Money to Extend Covid Aid, Bolsonaro Adviser Says

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

President Jair Bolsonaro is unwilling to extend this year's round of Covid aid beyond what's been approved by congress because there's no money left in the budget, according to...
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U.S.-China Tensions Exposed Quickly at Start of Alaska Talks

27 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The first face-to-face talks between senior U.S. and Chinese officials since President Joe Biden took office got off to a rough start on Thursday, with each side sharply...
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Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...