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Xi Mobilizes China for Tech Revolution to Cut Dependence on West

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

For U.S. politicians, China's potential to dominate sensitive cutting-edge technologies poses one of the biggest geopolitical threats of the next few decades. President Xi...
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China Seen Cutting Local Government Bond Quota to Curb Debt

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China is set to reduce local government bond sales and rein in its budget deficit this year, scaling back the pandemic stimulus measures that fueled debt while helping the...
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Everything is about to get more expensive. It's a crucial next step for the US economic recovery

Everything is about to get more expensive. It's a crucial next step for the US economic recovery

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Experts are growing increasingly hopeful the US economy will rebound in 2021, but there's a price to pay for that. The price of most things, actually. A...
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El Salvador's Bukele Seeks to Expand Power in Legislative Vote

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg


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Business Leaders Sound Unfamiliar Note in Zimbabwe: Optimism

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Business executives are sounding decidedly upbeat in Zimbabwe, a sea change from the pessimism they've expressed through two decades of economic mismanagement and institutional...
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China's economy could double in size by 2035, eclipsing US along the way - Bank of America

China's economy could double in size by 2035, eclipsing US along the way - Bank of America

1 day ago   |   RT

In terms of post-Covid recovery, China is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has a good chance to double its GDP by 2035, according to Helen Qiao, head of...
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Opioids of the Masses

2 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In 2016, nearly 50,000 people died of opioid overdoses in the United States, and, per capita, almost as many died in Canada. From 2000 to 2016, more Americans died of overdoses...
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India's economic recovery on track as COVID crisis slowly ebbs

3 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The finance ministry said GDP data reflects a V-shaped recovery but also warned that India is not yet past the pandemic.
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EU's Economy Chief Calls for New Fiscal Rules to Aid Recovery

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The European Union's fiscal rules should be adapted to allow for more spending to boost growth as countries struggle to pull their economies out of pandemic-induced recessions...
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Economic growth in 2021 could be the strongest in decades, NY Fed president says

Economic growth in 2021 could be the strongest in decades, NY Fed president says

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US economy's rebound from the coronavirus slump could fuel some of the strongest growth in recent memory, John Williams, president of the Federal...
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Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the Education Department on Monday, adding to President Joe Biden's Cabinet a key official who will help lead the administration's... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

As Johnson & Johnson rolls out its freshly approved Covid-19 vaccine in the US, it faces a religious controversy as the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has labeled it... Read more ...

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Atlanta announced Monday night that it has fired Pierce amid a rough stretch in which the team lost 12 of its last 17 games. Read more ...

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

A serial killer dubbed the “I-5 Strangler” was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar... Read more ...

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. (Image credit... Read more ...

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis city officials said Monday they've ditched plans to hire social media influencers to spin news from the upcoming murder trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George... Read more ...

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

The San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year. Read more ...

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Gov. Charlie Baker says the initial supply will be limited, but will go directly to pharmacies and other vaccination sites. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping out nearly 4 million doses of its newly authorized, one-shot COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...