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 2021-01-26 23:28 

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100M COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide...

The world surpassed the grim milestone of 100 million cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as countries ramp up efforts to speed up the vaccination process....

 2021-01-26 23:26 

AP

Elliot Page and Emma Portner divorcing after 3 years...

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Elliot Page and Emma Portner said Tuesday that they are divorcing after three years of marriage."After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the......

 2021-01-26 23:22 

AP

Permanent mail-in voting among Carney's goals for Delaware...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Making mail-in voting permanent, mandating higher use of renewable energy and more than doubling education funding for disadvantaged students are among Democratic Gov. John......

 2021-01-26 23:21 

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Sen. Jon Tester to head Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee...

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., will become chair of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee beginning Wednesday, the senator announced in a press release....

 2021-01-26 23:17 

AP

Judge: Floyd's past arrest details can't be used at trial...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Information about George Floyd's prior arrests can't be used at the trials of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in his death, but jurors will be allowed to hear......

 2021-01-26 23:15 

AP

Maduro's 'miracle' treatment for COVID-19 draws skeptics...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's President Nicols Maduro appears to be counting on yet another "miracle" to save his citizens from COVID-19, promoting a secretive solution with no published......

 2021-01-26 23:09 

AP

Mother of teen who died sues Unity Center for $13M...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a Portland teen who died by suicide shortly after medical staff allegedly evaluated and released him from the Unity Center for Behavioral Health has filed a $13......

 2021-01-26 23:06 

AP

Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in US...

Starbucks' recovery slowed at the end of last year as U.S. coronavirus cases mounted, but the coffee titan says it's confident its U.S. business will fully recover by March.The......

 2021-01-26 23:05 

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Humans have an obesity problem, Asian elephants don't...

The obesity crisis thought to be plaguing Asian elephants was a mirage, according to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology....

 2021-01-26 23:00 

AP

Amid backlash, Harvard cancels class on policing strategy...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University's engineering school has canceled a class that intended to evaluate a policing strategy based on U.S. military tactics after students raised concerns......

 2021-01-26 22:59 

Reuters

Investor Palihapitiya says he wants to be governor of California...

Technology investor Chamath Palihapitiya, the early Facebook Inc executive and minority owner of the Golden State Warriors basketball team, threw his hat in the ring on Tuesday to replace Gavin Newsom as governor of California....

 2021-01-26 22:57 

Reuters

Exclusive: Alan Mnuchin-backed SPAC in talks to take Sharecare public - sources...

A blank-check acquisition firm backed by veteran investment banker Alan Mnuchin is in talks to merge with digital health startup Sharecare Inc and take it public, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 22:56 

Reuters

LG Display reports strong Q4 profit on iPhone demand, rising panel price...

South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Wednesday reported a market-beating profit for October-December, its second consecutive quarterly profit, helped by increased shipments for Apple Inc's new iPhones and strong TV demand....

 2021-01-26 22:54 

Reuters

HHS names Susan Orsega as acting surgeon general...

U.S. Health and Human Services on Tuesday named nurse Susan Orsega as the country's acting surgeon general....

 2021-01-26 22:52 

Reuters

Texas Instruments sees strong first-quarter on electronics chip demand...

Texas Instruments Inc forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, expecting sales growth for a third straight quarter after two years of decline, buoyed by strong chip demand from the personal electronics market....

 2021-01-26 22:49 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Texas Instruments sees strong first-quarter on electronics chip demand...

Texas Instruments Inc forecast current-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, expecting sales growth for a third straight quarter after two years of decline, buoyed by strong chip demand from the personal electronics market....

 2021-01-26 22:48 

AP

Police: Terrorism didn't motivate fatal Portland car attack...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Investigators have found no evidence that terrorism, politics or any bias motivated a driver who repeatedly drove into people along streets and sidewalks in Portland, Oregon,......

 2021-01-26 22:47 

Reuters

BRIEF-Walgreens To Name Starbucks Executive Roz Brewer As CEO- WSJ...

* WALGREENS TO NAME STARBUCKS EXECUTIVE ROZ BREWER AS CEO- WSJ Source text: https://on.wsj.com/3iWaIpl...

 2021-01-26 22:45 

Reuters

GRAINS-Corn soars 4% on fresh sales to China; soy, wheat also climb...

U.S. corn futures surged 4% on Tuesday as news of fresh export sales to China re-ignited concerns about tightening U.S. and global grain supplies, analysts said....

 2021-01-26 22:45 

Reuters

UPDATE 7-Microsoft earnings rise as pandemic boosts cloud computing, Xbox sales...

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday reported its Azure cloud computing services grew 50%, the second quarter of acceleration in a business that had begun to slow as the global pandemic benefited the software maker's investment on working and learning from home....

 2021-01-26 22:45 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-Alan Mnuchin-backed SPAC in talks to take Sharecare public -sources...

A blank-check acquisition firm backed by veteran investment banker Alan Mnuchin is in talks to merge with digital health startup Sharecare Inc and take it public, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 22:45 

UPI

NBC orders Season 9 of 'Blacklist'...

NBC said Tuesday it has renewed its thriller, "The Blacklist," for a ninth season....

 2021-01-26 22:45 

Reuters

Babies from famed carnivorous dinosaur group were 'born ready' to hunt...

Scientists for the first time have found embryonic remains from the group of ferocious meat-eating dinosaurs that includes T. rex - fossilized jaw and claw bones that show these record-size babies looked a lot like adults and were "born ready" to ...

 2021-01-26 22:44 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Twitter permanently suspends My Pillow CEO for election misinformation...

Twitter Inc has permanently suspended the account of My Pillow chief executive Mike Lindell for repeated violations of the company's policy on election misinformation, the social media firm said....

 2021-01-26 22:43 

Reuters

Senate Republicans unite behind failed effort to challenge Trump impeachment trial...

Forty-five Senate Republicans backed a failed effort on Tuesday to halt former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, in a show of party unity that some cited as a clear sign he will not be convicted of inciting insurrection at the Capitol....

 2021-01-26 22:43 

Reuters

Babies from famed carnivorous dinosaur group were 'born ready' to hunt...

Scientists for the first time have found embryonic remains from the group of ferocious meat-eating dinosaurs that includes T. rex - fossilized jaw and claw bones that show these record-size babies looked a lot like adults and were "born ready" to ...

 2021-01-26 22:42 

AP

Republican-controlled states advance bills to limit abortion...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Four new proposed abortion restrictions passed the state House Tuesday in Montana, one of several states where GOP gains are lending more momentum to prohibitions on the......

 2021-01-26 22:41 

Reuters

UPDATE 5-Biden's new climate orders to include pause on federal oil and gas leasing -sources...

The Biden administration is expected to announce a temporary suspension of new oil and gas leasing on U.S. federal lands and waters on Wednesday, and to order that nearly a third of federally run acreage is conserved over the next decade, three sources fa...

 2021-01-26 22:41 

Reuters

Johnson rejects calls for temporary closure of borders - Times...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected calls by interior minister Priti Patel for a temporary closure of borders followed by hotel quarantine for all arrivals, The Times political editor said in a tweet on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 22:40 

Reuters

Labour calls for 'wartime juries' of 7 to cut COVID-19 trial backlog...

Juries in criminal trials in England and Wales should be cut from 12 to seven members to help tackle a backlog of more than 54,000 cases that has rapidly worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, the opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday....

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