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 2021-01-26 17:39 

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UK's 'tsunami' of grief as coronavirus deaths pass 100,000...

LONDON (AP) — For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the "hinterlands of despair and desolation" after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of......

 2021-01-26 17:36 

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UK passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as outbreak still rages...

LONDON (AP) — More than 100,000 people have died in the United Kingdom after contracting the coronavirus, a year into Europe's deadliest outbreak, figures from the government showed......

 2021-01-26 17:21 

UPI

Tom Brady rookie card auctioned for $555,988 online...

An autographed Tom Brady rookie card rated in "virtually perfect" condition was auctioned for a staggering $555,988....

 2021-01-26 17:17 

AP

Black woman quits Vermont town board; cites bigotry, safety...

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Black member of a Vermont town's selectboard has resigned, citing safety concerns and "blatant bigotry" she's experienced in the community.Alicia Barrow......

 2021-01-26 17:15 

AP

Washington's King 1st Black female assistant position coach...

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach Tuesday, making her the first Black female assistant position coach in the NFL.She is the second woman in league history......

 2021-01-26 17:12 

UPI

IMF outlook projects better recovery for 2021, positive growth for 2022...

In an updated forecast on Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund expressed greater -- but cautious -- optimism for global economic recovery over the next two years....

 2021-01-26 17:07 

AP

Priest for voter fraud exorcisms leaves Wisconsin diocese...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A priest who livestreamed exorcisms aimed at rooting out what he, former President Donald Trump and some Trump supporters have falsely claimed was widespread voting fraud in......

 2021-01-26 17:00 

AP

Rate of guns seized at airport checkpoints jumped in 2020...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Security screeners confiscated guns at airport checkpoints at a record pace last year although the total number of guns dropped along with the steep plunge in travelers because......

 2021-01-26 16:59 

Reuters

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UK surpasses 100,000 COVID deaths in grim new milestone...

More than 100,000 Britons have died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, official data showed on Tuesday, a grim new milestone as the government battles to speed up vaccination delivery and keep variants of the virus at bay....

 2021-01-26 16:59 

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: IMF forecasts, Italian politics...

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights....

 2021-01-26 16:57 

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Brazil's Bolsonaro gives nod to private sector buying COVID-19 shots, AstraZeneca balks...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said he has approved a group of private sector companies to buy 33 million vaccine doses from AstraZeneca Plc, something the British drugmaker firm said cannot happen...

 2021-01-26 16:57 

Reuters

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Athlete vaccinations started, new guidelines to alleviate concerns - IPC spokesman...

Some athletes have already started being vaccinated against COVID-19, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, ahead of the release of new guidelines that he says will show that Tokyo Games organisers are in a much b...

 2021-01-26 16:56 

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UPDATE 5-GE's strong cash flow, upbeat outlook signal turnaround gathering steam...

General Electric Co on Tuesday offered an upbeat outlook for its business this year after reporting a surge in quarterly free cash flow, sending its shares soaring in early trade....

 2021-01-26 16:55 

Reuters

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Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron to retire...

Washington Post said on Tuesday its Executive Editor Marty Baron will retire at the end of February, after eight years with the newspaper....

 2021-01-26 16:52 

Reuters

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UPDATE 2-U.S. court deals another blow to Dakota Access oil pipeline...

A U.S. appeals court dealt a blow to the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline on Tuesday, upholding a lower court's decision to throw out a key federal permit for the line and order it to undergo a lengthy environmental review....

 2021-01-26 16:51 

Reuters

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Wall Street's retail frenzy deepens as GameStop, Etsy soar...

Individual investors again piled into several niche stock market plays on Tuesday, prompting hedge fund short-sellers to scramble to cover losing bets and driving a rally in shares of companies including GameStop and Etsy....

 2021-01-26 16:51 

Reuters

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UPDATE 3-Italian yields drop as PM looks to form new government...

* Hurdles to U.S. stimulus plan worry stock markets (Updates prices, adds EU bond update)...

 2021-01-26 16:51 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Evotec shares rise amid speculation Melvin Capital closing short positions...

* Traders speculate Melvin Capital unwinding shorts (Recasts, adds details)...

 2021-01-26 16:51 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Lenders take control of Polarcus assets after default, shares plunge...

Lenders took control of Polarcus's ships on Tuesday after the seismic surveyor defaulted on its bank loans and bonds, hit by a drop in spending by energy companies struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic and volatile oil prices....

 2021-01-26 16:50 

Reuters

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Mo Farah confident Tokyo Games will go ahead...

Britain's multiple world and Olympic long distance champion Mo Farah said the more people who get vaccinated against COVID-19, the greater the chance that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead on schedule....

 2021-01-26 16:50 

Reuters

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Olympics-Athlete vaccinations started, new guidelines to alleviate concerns - IPC spokesman...

Some athletes have already started being vaccinated against COVID-19, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, ahead of the release of new guidelines that he says will show that Tokyo Games organisers are in a much b...

 2021-01-26 16:50 

Reuters

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Woman kicked by Russian policeman becomes protest symbol, seeks justice...

A Russian woman who has become a symbol of the heavy-handed way the authorities cracked down on anti-Kremlin protesters at the weekend after being kicked to the floor by a baton-wielding policeman says she wants justice....

 2021-01-26 16:50 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-ECB's Villeroy says financing conditions key to policy transmission...

The European Central Bank remains committed to its inflation target but has to focus on financing conditions to ensure its accommodative monetary policy flows freely through the economy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 16:49 

Reuters

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UK surpasses 100,000 COVID deaths in grim new milestone...

More than 100,000 Britons have died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, official data showed on Tuesday, a grim new milestone as the government battles to speed up vaccination delivery and keep variants of the virus at bay....

 2021-01-26 16:48 

Reuters

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Iran will take steps next month to curb short-notice IAEA inspections - official...

Iran threatened on Tuesday to block short-notice inspections of its nuclear facilities, demanding Washington reverse economic sanctions before it returns to compliance with a nuclear deal that President Joe Biden aims to restore....

 2021-01-26 16:48 

Reuters

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Vuitton boost cushions sales fall at luxury group LVMH...

French luxury goods group LVMH posted a 3% drop in comparable sales for the fourth quarter, in line with forecasts, as a boom in revenues at its big fashion brands like Louis Vuitton offset a weak performance at its duty free shops....

 2021-01-26 16:48 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-UK surpasses 100,000 COVID deaths in grim new milestone...

More than 100,000 Britons have died within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test, official data showed on Tuesday, a grim new milestone as the government battles to speed up vaccination delivery and keep variants of the virus at bay....

 2021-01-26 16:48 

Reuters

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Spanish house prices up in 2020, property portal says...

Spanish house prices grew 1.6% in 2020 after falling in the previous year, online property portal Fotocasa said on Tuesday, in a sign that demand for real estate remains high despite the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-26 16:47 

UPI

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigns amid COVID-19 backlash, broken coalition...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte stepped down on Tuesday, as expected, largely over criticism for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-26 16:47 

UPI

Study: Half of recent ICE detainee deaths linked to preventable causes...

Thirty-five detainees in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, facilities have died since April 2018, often because of preventable causes, such as COVID-19, flu and suicide, according to a new study....

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