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Betting on a casino operator during the time of social distancing

35 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Barry Diller's IAC, which has focused on internet companies in recent years, has taken a $1 billion stake in gambling titan MGM Resorts International . The stake gives IAC...
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Russia, Germany emphasize shared interest despite frictions

49 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Germany's top diplomat has emphasized Russia's global role in resolving international conflicts and the issues that have caused tension between the two countries
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Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as slowing new coronavirus cases sparked hopes of a demand recovery. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.4% to $42.94 per barrel, while...
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Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as slowing new coronavirus cases sparked hopes of a demand recovery. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.4% to $42.94 per barrel, while...
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'This is a circus': World champion high jumper Lasitskene hits out at Russian athletics bosses over long-running doping saga

'This is a circus': World champion high jumper Lasitskene hits out at Russian athletics bosses over long-running doping saga

1 hour ago   |   RT

Prominent Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has hit out at the national federation, branding it a 'circus' over its inability to resolve a long-lasting doping saga and have...
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New IMF program for Argentina not likely until early 2021 - economy minister

2 hours ago   |   National Post

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina and the International Monetary Fund will likely not reach an agreement on a new financing program until the beginning of next year, the South American...
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Lebanon marks one week since deadly Beirut explosion

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Lebanese are marking a week since the explosion that flattened much of their capital's port, damaged buildings and left thousands of people dead and injured
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Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan 'the world's longest range electric vehicle'

Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan 'the world's longest range electric vehicle'

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Lucid announced that its debut car, the Lucid Air, has an estimated EPA range of 517 miles on Tuesday. Lucid's range smashes the Tesla Model S's record of 402 miles. Range...
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Police say 19 inmates, guards killed in Somalia prison riot

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

A Somali police officer says at least 19 people were killed during a riot in the central prison in Somalia's capital on Monday evening
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Nigeria singer sentenced to death in north for blasphemy

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

A young musician in northern Nigeria's Kano state has been sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19...

‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19 pandemic spoiled ‘very good relationship' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump has said that his feelings towards his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, have soured due to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the pair used to... Read more ...

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing... Read more ...