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 2022-01-21 18:13 

AP

Bulgaria limits classes, events to curb latest virus surge...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Health authorities stepped up anti-infection measures in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, and other major cities in response to a surge in new coronavirus cases driven by the highl......

 2022-01-21 18:13 

Reuters

Jamie Dimon's pay is fair, but only if you're him...

How much pay is enough? It's a trick question, because for America's top corporate executives, there's no such limit. JPMorgan's board awarded Chief Executive Jamie Dimon $34.5 million in pay for steering the U.S. bank through 2021, a 10% ...

 2022-01-21 18:12 

AP

Bills headed to KC for high-profile AFC title game rematch...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stefon Diggs walked off the field inside Arrowhead Stadium back in October with two very distinct feelings: elation that his Bills had avenged an AFC title game loss to the ......

 2022-01-21 18:11 

AP

N.Y. Giants name Joe Schoen of Buffalo Bills as their new GM...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired Buffalo Bills assistant general manager Joe Schoen as their new general manager.Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch made the announcement......

 2022-01-21 18:11 

AP

Red Sox slugger Ortiz on track for baseball hall election...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Big Papi appears headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame -- no last-minute walk-off needed.The Red Sox slugger looks to be on track for induction in Cooperstown this summer, ridi......

 2022-01-21 18:09 

AP

Giuliani associate being sentenced in campaign donation case...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida businessman who helped Rudy Giuliani seek damaging information against Joe Biden in Ukraine faced sentencing Friday in an unrelated campaign finance case.Igor Fruman plead......

 2022-01-21 18:02 

AP

Italian doctors, dentists not fully vaccinated are suspended...

ROME (AP) — Some 1,900 Italian doctors and dentists have been suspended from the country's professional association because they haven't complied with a law requiring them to be fully vaccinated ag......

 2022-01-21 18:01 

AP

Canada, US and allies talk aid for Haiti at virtual meeting...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said immediate action is needed to fix the security situation in Haiti and that additional aid is a central topic of a virtual meeting Friday t......

 2022-01-21 18:00 

AP

New step to curb tech giants' power advanced by Senate panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has taken a new step toward reining in the market dominance of Big Tech. Bipartisan legislation advanced by a Senate panel would bar the dominant online platforms from fa......

 2022-01-21 18:00 

UPI

CDC: Vaccines less effective against Omicron, but still reduce risk for serious illness...

The COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States were less effective at preventing against infection after the Omicron variant of the virus emerged in November, according to data released Friday by the CDC....

 2022-01-21 17:56 

Reuters

Qatar says signs electricity deal with Gaza...

Qatar will establish an escrow account with Gaza's electricity company to cover the costs of gas supply and generating electricity through Gaza's only power plant, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday....

 2022-01-21 17:56 

AP

Number of early NFL draft entrants hits nine-year low at 73...

The NFL announced Friday that 73 underclassmen have been granted special eligibility for the draft, the fewest in the last nine years.All-American linebacker Nakobe Dean was one of four players fro......

 2022-01-21 17:54 

Reuters

EU countries trying to find landing zone on green finance rules, French minister says...

European Union countries are trying to find an agreement on divisive rules concerning whether gas and nuclear energy should be labelled as green investments, France's environment minister said on Friday....

 2022-01-21 17:52 

UPI

Watch: 'Sweet Magnolias' trailer teases romance, secrets in Season 2...

"Sweet Magnolias," a romantic drama starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley and Jamie Lynn Spears, will return for a second season in February....

 2022-01-21 17:51 

Reuters

Aeromexico says bankruptcy restructuring plan approved by all creditors...

Mexican airline Aeromexico said on Friday that all of its creditors eligible to vote on its bankruptcy restructuring plan have approved it, ahead of a Jan. 27 hearing before a U.S. judge set to confirm the plan....

 2022-01-21 17:51 

AP

Bills head to KC for AFC title game rematch against Chiefs...

BUFFALO (11-6) at KANSAS CITY (12-5) Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EST, CBSBETTING LINE: Chiefs by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook....

 2022-01-21 17:51 

Reuters

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EXCLUSIVE Chime lines up Goldman Sachs for blockbuster IPO -sources | Reuters...

Digital banking provider Chime Financial Inc has asked Goldman Sachs Group Inc to help it with preparations for an initial public offering in New York, according to people familiar with the matter....

 2022-01-21 17:50 

Reuters

Biden administration suspending 44 U.S flights by Chinese carriers...

The U.S. Transportation Department said Friday it would suspend 44 China-bound flights from the United States by four Chinese carriers in response to the Chinese government's decision to suspend some U.S. carrier flights over COVID-19 concerns....

 2022-01-21 17:49 

UPI

Kanye West asks for final edit and approval of 'Jeen-Yuhs' documentary...

Kanye West, who has legally changed his name to Ye, is asking for final edit and approval of upcoming Netflix documentary "Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy."...

 2022-01-21 17:49 

AP

Chief justice: Technology helped courts adapt to pandemic...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's courts have adapted well to the coronavirus pandemic with help from new technology, but the judicial branch is struggling with worker shortages, the state's top judg......

 2022-01-21 17:47 

AP

Western embassies reject Serbia PM's protest allegations...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The United States, the U.K. and Germany on Friday rejected allegations that the three countries financed protests that have shaken the Balkan nation's populist government.Th......

 2022-01-21 17:47 

Reuters

Commerzbank's Q4 burdened by provisions at Polish mBank unit...

Commerzbank on Friday said its fourth-quarter earnings would be impacted by provisions made at its Polish mBank subsidiary....

 2022-01-21 17:47 

AP

In 3-week isolation, unvaccinated athlete waits for Olympics...

Three weeks alone in a hotel room is hardly an ideal setting for a snowboarder preparing for the Olympics.Patrizia Kummer, a Swiss athlete who won a gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, is unvacc......

 2022-01-21 17:45 

AP

US Olympic downhill contender Johnson crashes again...

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Breezy Johnson, one of the top American medal contenders for the upcoming Beijing Olympics, will miss a second straight World Cup downhill after her second crash in ......

 2022-01-21 17:44 

AP

Olympic ski jump champion Wellinger positive for virus...

TITISEE-NEUSTADT, Germany (AP) — Two-time Olympic ski jumping gold medalist Andreas Wellinger risks missing the upcoming Beijing Games after announcing he tested positive for the coronavirus Friday......

 2022-01-21 17:44 

UPI

Joe Biden, Japan's Fumio Kashida meet on defense, economic goals...

U.S. President Joe Biden held a virtual meeting Friday with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, confirming the U.S. commitment to the defense of Japan, the White House said....

 2022-01-21 17:41 

AP

Newcastle plans Saudi camp despite 'sportswashing' criticism...

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — The Saudi-owned Premier League club Newcastle will hold a mid-season training camp in the kingdom, raising concerns among human rights organizations about " sportswashing.......

 2022-01-21 17:39 

AP

Providence AD Driscoll to retire in June after 21 years...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College athletic director Bob Driscoll says he is retiring after 21 years at the school. The retirement is effective in June and ends a two-decade run that includ......

 2022-01-21 17:36 

Reuters

'No SALT no deal': Democrats vow to block Build Back Better bill without tax break...

Several U.S. House members from President Joe Biden's Democratic Party are threatening to block a renewed push for his Build Back Better spending bill if it does not include the expansion of a federal deduction for taxes paid to states and local entit...

 2022-01-21 17:34 

Reuters

Ireland to scrap most COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday - minister...

Ireland is to scrap almost all its COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday, including restrictions on hospitality, limits on sporting events and the requirement for proof of vaccination at indoor venues, a senior minister said....

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