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How I tripled my money in bitcoin-then lost almost half of it

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet , a daily newsletter on the business of tech. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. Fortune's quarterly investment package came...
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What's at Top of Biden's To-Do List? Opening the Borders

4 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Thursday was Joe Biden's first day in office. You can tell a lot about what people are about on their first day in any job, so and crushing our country's last remaining...
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Eurozone business activity slows as stricter lockdowns take heavy toll on service sector

Eurozone business activity slows as stricter lockdowns take heavy toll on service sector

4 hours ago   |   RT

Business activity in the eurozone fell to a two-month low in January, preliminary data revealed on Friday shows, as tougher coronavirus-related lockdowns come into effect to...
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Buy these 13 stocks poised to benefit from a boom in 5G smartphone adoption, UBS says - including one expected to surge 69%

Buy these 13 stocks poised to benefit from a boom in 5G smartphone adoption, UBS says - including one expected to surge 69%

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement 5G is an innovation that is set to disrupt and transform a wide range of industries, alongside other technological advancements, such as Artificial...
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Russia slashes its foreign debt by $21.3 billion in 2020

Russia slashes its foreign debt by $21.3 billion in 2020

6 hours ago   |   RT

Russia's foreign debt dropped $21.3 billion and totaled $470.1 billion as of January 1, according to the latest data revealed by the central bank. “Decreases in debt...
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DFL Leaders Announce Plan For 100% Clean Energy In MN's Electricity Sector By 2040: ‘We Must Take Immediate Action'

20 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Urging that climate change must be addressed now, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Thursday announced a set of policy proposals that they...
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As oceans warm, large fish struggle

20 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals require oxygen to generate energy...
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Economic Crisis in the Middle East and North Africa

21 hours ago   |   Bruegel

The authors thank Maria Demertzis and Nicolas Véron for their comments. In the 2010s, the economic situation in the Middle East and North Africa deteriorated as a result of...
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Electric-car maker BYD sells $3.9 billion in stock after Tesla-led rally quintuples prices

Electric-car maker BYD sells $3.9 billion in stock after Tesla-led rally quintuples prices

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Chinese electric-car maker BYD raised $3.9 billion in an upsized stock sale, capitalizing on its soaring stock price. The automaker - backed by legendary...
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Covid lockdowns leave one third of US small businesses unable to pay rent

Covid lockdowns leave one third of US small businesses unable to pay rent

1 day ago   |   RT

A third of American small business owners were unable to pay rent this month, a recent survey has found. Women and minority-owned businesses were hit particularly hard, and...
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...