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 2021-01-22 15:44 

AP

Washington hires Martin Mayhew as general manager...

Washington hired Martin Mayhew as general manager Friday, giving coach Ron Rivera a seasoned NFL executive to work with going into his second season.Mayhew joins Washington after four......

 2021-01-22 15:44 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-As COVID-19 cases rise, Portugal's hospitals face 'war-like' pressure...

* Public, private hospitals running out of beds (Adds Friday's COVID-19 data, quote from testing lab CEO)...

 2021-01-22 15:42 

UPI

Listen: Sabrina Carpenter tells her side of the story in 'Skin'...

"Girl Meets World" alum Sabrina Carpenter released the song "Skin" following rumored drama with Olivia Rodrigo over Joshua Bassett....

 2021-01-22 15:42 

Reuters

Twitter says it has not suspended account of top Iranian leader...

Twitter Inc said on Friday it had not suspended the account of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah AliKhamenei....

 2021-01-22 15:42 

AP

Wisconsin Republicans propose rejecting mask mandate...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's statewide mask mandate would be overturned by the Republican-controlled state Legislature under a resolution that could be voted on as soon as......

 2021-01-22 15:42 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Even without Keystone XL, U.S. set for record Canadian oil imports...

The Keystone XL pipeline project may be dead, but the United States is still poised to pull in record imports of Canadian oil in coming years through other pipelines that are in the midst of expanding....

 2021-01-22 15:41 

Reuters

Zambia to hold talks with IMF on programme from next month...

Debt-laden Zambia will hold discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from Feb. 11 to March 3 on a formal relief programme, the Finance Ministry said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 15:41 

Reuters

Twitter says it has not suspended account of top Iranian leader...

Twitter Inc said on Friday it had not suspended the account of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah AliKhamenei....

 2021-01-22 15:41 

AP

Agency appeals order blocking Savannah River dam removal...

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is appealing a federal court decision that says it can't demolish a dam on the Savannah River.The Augusta Chronicle reports the agency......

 2021-01-22 15:40 

UPI

House to transmit article of Trump impeachment to Senate on Monday...

The House will deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate for trial on Monday, Democratic leader Charles Schumer said Friday....

 2021-01-22 15:40 

Reuters

Asia Gold-Retail demand picks up; Chinese New Year to draw buyers...

Demand for physical gold picked up this week as the approaching Chinese New Year encouraged buyers in China and Singapore, with dealers expecting more purchases in coming weeks....

 2021-01-22 15:39 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Mexico may delay second vaccine doses and allow private orders to tame raging pandemic...

Mexico's government said on Friday the administration of second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines could be delayed and private companies will be allowed to purchase the drugs directly as the country struggles to keep a rampant pandemic in check....

 2021-01-22 15:39 

Reuters

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Walmart expands vaccinations in boost to U.S. COVID-19 program...

Walmart Inc said it is preparing to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, this week and next, expanding beyond the two states where its pharmacists are offering inoculations....

 2021-01-22 15:39 

Reuters

Wall Street slips as IBM, Intel falter after results...

Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Friday after hitting record levels in the prior session, as shares of blue-chip technology stalwarts Intel and IBM tumbled following their quarterly results....

 2021-01-22 15:39 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Walmart expands vaccinations in boost to U.S. COVID-19 program...

Walmart Inc said it is preparing to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, this week and next, expanding beyond the two states where its pharmacists are offering inoculations....

 2021-01-22 15:37 

Reuters

US STOCKS-Wall St slips as IBM, Intel falter after results...

Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Friday after hitting record levels in the prior session, as shares of blue-chip technology stalwarts Intel and IBM tumbled following their quarterly results....

 2021-01-22 15:37 

Reuters

Shareholders of Chilean lithium miner SQM approve $1.1 bln capital increase...

Shareholders of the Chilean miner SQM voted on Friday to OK a plan to raise $1.1 billion through the sale of common stock to help underwrite an ambitious expansion of its lithium, nitrate and iodine operations, a company spokesperson said....

 2021-01-22 15:37 

Reuters

Turkish appeals court overturns acquittal in Gezi trial...

A Turkish appeals court on Friday overturned the acquittal of nine people, including philanthropist Osman Kavala, in a case related to nationwide protests in 2013, according to court documents seen by Reuters....

 2021-01-22 15:37 

Reuters

United Airlines launches new employee exit deals with pay, memo shows...

United Airlines has offered employees fresh deals with pay and health benefits to leave the company, according to a memo seen by Reuters, part of a drive to reduce headcount and cut costs as it awaits a rebound in pandemic-hit travel demand....

 2021-01-22 15:34 

Reuters

Turkish appeals court overturns acquittal in Gezi trial...

A Turkish appeals court on Friday overturned the acquittal of nine people, including philanthropist Osman Kavala, in a case related to nationwide protests in 2013, according to court documents seen by Reuters....

 2021-01-22 15:33 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Zambia to hold talks with IMF on programme from next month...

Debt-laden Zambia will hold discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from Feb. 11 to March 3 on a formal relief programme, the Finance Ministry said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 15:31 

Reuters

[ World ]

Exclusive: Canada deporting thousands even as pandemic rages...

Canada deported thousands of people even as COVID-19 raged last year, data seen by Reuters shows, and lawyers say deportations are ramping up, putting people needlessly at risk in the midst of a global health emergency....

 2021-01-22 15:31 

AP

Dry January is moist for some at the rocky start of 2021...

NEW YORK (AP) — A raging pandemic, tumultuous presidential election and deadly Capitol insurrection have combined to make the annual tradition of Dry January more moist than air-tight for......

 2021-01-22 15:31 

Reuters

We must change the way we play to build confidence, says Liverpool's Klopp...

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said he has failed to get the message across to his team about how he wants them to play as they look to get their season back on track following a run of poor form....

 2021-01-22 15:30 

AP

Michigan: Restaurants can open at 25% capacity, with curfew...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Starting Feb. 1, Michigan restaurants and bars can reopen for indoor dining at 25% capacity — with a curfew — and concessions can resume at casinos, movie theaters and......

 2021-01-22 15:30 

Reuters

Super Bowl: 22,000 tickets, free entry to 7,500 healthcare workers...

Super Bowl LV will include 22,000 fans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., and 7,500 vaccinated health care workers are among the total approved by state health officials....

 2021-01-22 15:29 

AP

Police, Tavern League promote COVID-19 safety in Green Bay...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay police and the Brown County Tavern League are working together to make sure bars and restaurants are enforcing coronavirus protocol for Sunday's NFC championship......

 2021-01-22 15:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK estimates COVID-19 infections falling, but warns cases still high...

The number of new COVID-19 infections in Britain is estimated to be shrinking by as much as 4% a day, the government said on Friday, a sharp reversal in the trajectory of the pandemic suggesting national lockdowns were beginning to take effect....

 2021-01-22 15:26 

Reuters

Breakingviews - Review: "Work Won't Love You Back", so compromise...

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." The hokey advice is often dispensed to young people starting a career. But our devotion to work is encouraging exploitation and unhappiness, argues author and journalist ...

 2021-01-22 15:25 

Reuters

Lengthy jail terms given to men involved in Vietnamese truck deaths...

Four men were given lengthy jail terms on Friday for the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children who suffocated to death in a stifling, airtight shipping container in 2019 as they tried to make their way to Britain....

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