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 2022-01-20 01:26 

Reuters

White House meets small and mid-sized firms to discuss competition in tech sector...

White House officials met on Wednesday with small and mid-sized companies to discuss competition issues in the tech sector, as momentum grows in the U.S. Congress to rein in large technology companies....

 2022-01-20 01:20 

AP

Robinho's 9-year rape sentence upheld by Italy's top court...

MILAN (AP) — Former Brazil forward Robinho had a nine-year sentence for the rape of a young woman upheld by Italy's top court on Wednesday.Brazil does not extradite its own citizens when they are s......

 2022-01-20 01:19 

AP

The Latest: Muguruza gets Day 4 started at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open tennis tournament (all times local):11:15 a.m.Two-time Grand Slam champion Garbie Muguruza is getting Day 4 started at Mel......

 2022-01-20 01:17 

AP

Arriola could leave DC United for Mexico, other MLS team...

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Arriola could be on the move from D.C. United after five seasons.The 26-year-old winger, a regular on the U.S. national team, said Wednesday a trade or transfer was possible bef......

 2022-01-20 01:13 

AP

Chiefs' Poles has 2nd interview for Giants GM, Peters next...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Poles of the Kansas City Chiefs was interviewed for the second time by the New York Giants for their vacancy at general manager.Poles met with Giants co-owners Joh......

 2022-01-20 01:12 

AP

U.S. Supreme Court asked to hear Confederate statute case...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Richmond residents living near the site where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee stood for more than a century have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruli......

 2022-01-20 01:11 

AP

Corps: $2.6B in Louisiana infrastructure, disaster money...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers will be getting $2.6 billion for Louisiana under the infrastructure and supplemental disaster acts, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday.The disa......

 2022-01-20 01:11 

AP

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines...

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States' World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S.......

 2022-01-20 01:11 

UPI

2 Marines killed in military truck crash near Camp Lejeune...

A military trick from Camp Lejeune crashed in southeast North Carolina on Wednesday, killing two Marines and injuring two others, state troopers said....

 2022-01-20 01:08 

AP

AP FACT CHECK: Biden puffs up claims of virus, job gains...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a self-appraisal that didn't always fit with the facts, President Joe Biden on Wednesday made the dubious assertion that he's outperformed all expectations on the pandemic in h......

 2022-01-20 01:08 

AP

Assisted suicide bill narrowly clears Delaware House panel...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware cleared a Democrat-led House committee by a single vote Wednesday, paving the way for possible consideration by the full House......

 2022-01-20 01:07 

AP

Explosion injures 2 workers at US Steel near Detroit...

ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — An explosion from a gas leak injured two workers Wednesday at a U.S. Steel Corp. plant in suburban Detroit, officials said.The Pittsburgh-based company confirmed that both peop......

 2022-01-20 01:06 

AP

Text of SC Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State speech...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State remarks as prepared for delivery on Wednesday:Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General Assembly,......

 2022-01-20 01:05 

Reuters

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Australia's Virtus Health gets $439 mln buyout bid from PE firm CapVest Partners | Reuters...

Australian healthcare firm Virtus Health Ltd said on Thursday it received a A$608.9 million ($439.56 million) buyout proposal from European private equity firm CapVest Partners....

 2022-01-20 01:05 

UPI

Rashaun Weaver sentenced to 14 years to life in prison in fatal stabbing of Tessa Majors...

Rashayn Weaver, a teen charged in the 2019 killing of New York City college student Tessa Majors, was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday....

 2022-01-20 01:04 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE Chesapeake Energy nears $2.4 bln deal to buy Chief Oil & Gas -sources...

Chesapeake Energy Corp is in advanced talks to acquire privately owned natural gas producer Chief Oil & Gas for around $2.4 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-20 01:04 

Reuters

Gold holds around 2-month peaks as firmer U.S. yields weigh...

Gold prices on Thursday steadied near a two-month high hit in the previous session, with higher U.S. Treasury yields preventing any gains amid caution building around developments at the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting due next week....

 2022-01-20 01:02 

AP

Packers release defensive lineman Kingsley Keke...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have released defensive lineman Kingsley Keke, who made eight starts this season but hadn't played at all in their past three games.This move comes as t......

 2022-01-20 00:58 

AP

49ers, Packers hope to avoid more special teams mishaps...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan has a simple request for the San Francisco 49ers special teams units each week.With a dynamic offense and fearsome pass rush leading a stout defense, ......

 2022-01-20 00:58 

AP

Capitals' Orlov suspended 2 games for kneeing Jets' Ehlers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has been suspended two games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers.The NHL department of player safety announced the suspens......

 2022-01-20 00:58 

AP

Ban on drivers holding cellphones heads to SC Senate floor...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would make it illegal for drivers to hold a cellphone in their hands in South Carolina is heading to the Senate floor.The proposal passed the Senate Transportation......

 2022-01-20 00:55 

UPI

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield has shoulder surgery, eyes return to 'true self'...

Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Baker Mayfield underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder....

 2022-01-20 00:52 

Reuters

Conservative lawyer wrongly booted from Carter Page case, Del. high court says...

The Delaware Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a state judge's decision blocking conservative lawyer L. Lin Wood from representing former Donald Trump advisor Carter Page in a defamation lawsuit....

 2022-01-20 00:50 

Reuters

Mali bans German military plane from airspace, forces diversion, Berlin says...

Mali's authorities banned a German military plane with 75 troops on board from overflying the country late on Wednesday, forcing it to divert to Gran Canaria, the German defence ministry said....

 2022-01-20 00:46 

Reuters

Australia jobs surge again in Dec, unemployment lowest since 2008...

Australian employment raced past expectations in December as the jobless rate fell to the lowest since 2008, resounding strength that should help the economy weather the current surge in coronavirus cases across the country....

 2022-01-20 00:44 

AP

Red Cross: Hack exposes data on 515,000 vulnerable people...

GENEVA (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross, which is best known for helping war victims, says hackers broke into servers hosting its data and gained access to personal, confidential......

 2022-01-20 00:42 

Reuters

[ World ]

Twitter blocks Mexican billionaire, citing abusive behavior | Reuters...

Twitter said on Wednesday it has blocked the account of Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego due to abusive behavior....

 2022-01-20 00:40 

AP

Arians to appeal $50,000 fine for slapping player's helmet...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians says he'll appeal a $50,000 fine imposed by the NFL for slapping the helmet of one of his players during last Sunday's 31-15 NFC wild-card......

 2022-01-20 00:39 

Reuters

New Zealand to tighten curbs if there's an Omicron outbreak, rules out lockdowns...

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that restrictions will be tightened across the country if there is a community transmission of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, but ruled out any lockdowns....

 2022-01-20 00:36 

AP

Hogan presents final budget proposal amid huge surplus...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his final budget proposal, touting tax cuts, record education and school construction spending and aid for the vulnerable amid......

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