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Massive Beirut blast kills at least 50, injures hundreds

22 seconds ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By BASSEM MROUE BEIRUT - A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud...
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Over 25 killed, hundreds hurt in huge blast in Beirut

54 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By BASSEM MROUE BEIRUT - A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud...
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China, Russia Likely to Veto U.S. Bid on Iran, Envoy Craft Says

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

China and Russia are likely to veto an American effort to extend a United Nations arms embargo against Iran before it expires in October, U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft said.
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Huge explosion rocks Beirut with widespread damage, injuries

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By BASSEM MROUE BEIRUT - A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant...
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Hong Kong's Richest Family Loses $8 Billion in a Single Year

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Kwoks' shrinking fortune underscores growing doubts about Hong Kong's future.
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Elizabeth Warren Seeks SEC Insider Trading Probe After Kodak Shares Surge

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants U.S. regulators to examine possible insider trading and disclosure violations involving Eastman Kodak Co. after the former film company's shares...
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Google's Online Ad Power Targeted by EU's Fitbit Probe

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Google faces a lengthy European Union probe into its $2.1 billion takeover of Fitbit Inc. amid concerns about how health data could strengthen the search giant's power in...
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After 6 Months Without Lockdown, Sweden's Deaths Bottom Out

7 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Open schools, little mask usage, few restrictions have flouted much of the world's response.
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Hugh Hewitt Has Always Been a Hack

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Over the last four years, the conservative pundit Hugh Hewitt has gone to extraordinary lengths to pretend that Donald Trump does not exist. Hewitt does acknowledge the...
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Hidden Deaths Sabotage Fight Against Pandemic

9 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

India's political leaders like to boast about the country's low fatality rate from the coronavirus. Experts aren't so sure.
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Husband of Los Angeles DA charged after allegedly pulling gun on Black Lives...

Husband of Los Angeles DA charged after allegedly pulling gun on Black Lives Matter protesters

OAKLAND, Calif. - Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed charges against the husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey in connection with the March... Read more ...

The GOP Trainwreck in Kansas Won't End Even If Kris Kobach Loses The Senate...

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Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial...

Former King of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

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Trump Withdraws Controversial Nomination Of Anthony Tata To Pentagon

Trump Withdraws Controversial Nomination Of Anthony Tata To Pentagon

Tata, who called former President Barack Obama a "terrorist leader," took a different, less-senior role at the Defense Department. Read more ...

NYC's outdoor dining program will return next year

NYC's outdoor dining program will return next year

NEW YORK - New York City's pandemic-era outdoor dining program will continue next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. With indoor dining banned indefinitely because of the... Read more ...

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

Lord & Taylor Is Latest Major Retailer To File For Bankruptcy Protection

The iconic department store is the latest major retailer to succumb to the ongoing pandemic. Read more ...

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Pompeo: Some Software Is 'Feeding Data' to Communists

President Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of... Read more ...

Prime minister of Kosovo tests positive for Covid-19

Prime minister of Kosovo tests positive for Covid-19

Kosovo's Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti said late Sunday he has tested positive for Covid-19, though he does not have serious symptoms. Hoti, who has only been in office since... Read more ...

Trump Criticizes Late Rep. John Lewis For Not Attending Inauguration

Trump Criticizes Late Rep. John Lewis For Not Attending Inauguration

When asked in an interview whether he found the late civil rights icon impressive, Trump claimed to have done more for Black Americans than anybody else. (Image credit... Read more ...