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'Cancel everything': Los Angeles' mayor urges residents to stay a home in a new order that mirrors the county's

'Cancel everything': Los Angeles' mayor urges residents to stay a home in a new order that mirrors the county's

8 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement "It's time to cancel everything," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday night, issuing a new stay-at-home order that does any new restrictions...
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Japan's Richest Person Sees Wealth Cross $41 Billion As Fashion Sales Rebound In Japan And China

38 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The net worth of Japan's wealthiest person, Tadashi Yanai, the billionaire behind everyday fashion brand Uniqlo, touched a peak of $41.6 billion this week, spurred by a...
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Beverly Hills and Pasadena are pushing back against LA County's COVID-19 order by breaking with restrictions or talking about forming their own health departments

Beverly Hills and Pasadena are pushing back against LA County's COVID-19 order by breaking with restrictions or talking about forming their own health departments

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pasadena and Beverly Hills are among some cities located within Los Angeles County that are pushing back on the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Los Angeles...
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The US has exceeded 100,000 current COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time

The US has exceeded 100,000 current COVID-19 hospitalizations for the first time

56 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The United States set a grim new record for active COVID-19 hospitalizations on Wednesday, nearly a week after the Thanksgiving holiday. According to The...
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Asian shares advance on optimism over vaccines, stimulus

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Los Angeles said it will provide $800 to thousands of food-service workers, as a 2nd stimulus plan languishes in Congress

Los Angeles said it will provide $800 to thousands of food-service workers, as a 2nd stimulus plan languishes in Congress

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The city of Los Angeles is offering $800 to residents who live below the federal poverty line and work with food, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced...
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Nestlé CEO: Climate change laggards put the planet-and their businesses-at risk

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The issue of climate change presents one of the most difficult decision-making challenges a CEO might face-a case study in balancing uncertainty with costs to bring about...
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Biden Climate Plan Risks Putting China And Blackrock Before The American People

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

A Former BlackRock renewable energy investment executive will oversee President-Elect Biden's National Economic Council.
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‘Gone are days of monopoly': India hopes to resume oil imports from Iran & Venezuela

‘Gone are days of monopoly': India hopes to resume oil imports from Iran & Venezuela

2 hours ago   |   RT

New Delhi expects the new US administration to stop blocking the exports of Iranian crude oil, according to India's oil minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, who hopes to diversify his...
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Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett, D-Nice Among Honorees At National Action Network's Annual Triumph Awards

2 hours ago   |   News One

One of the nation's leading civil rights organizations announced the honorees for its annual awards ceremony recognizing people for working to promote social, racial and...
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Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Fed, Treasury urge Congress to approve more COVID-19 relief money

Without more aid, families will lose homes and small businesses will fail, the Federal Reserve chairman said. Read more ...

State Department reportedly sent out holiday gathering invitations for...

State Department reportedly sent out holiday gathering invitations for multiple parties - including one that was sent to 900 invitees - as COVID-19 surges

Summary List Placement Large holiday parties are being planned at the US State Department despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from The Washington... Read more ...

The UK just approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Here are our 5 biggest...

The UK just approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Here are our 5 biggest questions about the shot

Summary List Placement The UK is the first Western country to officially have a vaccine that prevents COVID-19. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, the... Read more ...

Businesses at properties owned by the Trump Organization and Kushner...

Businesses at properties owned by the Trump Organization and Kushner Companies benefited from over 25 PPP loans worth $3.65 million, a new report shows

Summary List Placement Businesses at properties belonging to the Trump Organization and Kushner Companies, owned by the family of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared... Read more ...

Biden's pick for national security advisor subtweets China over Beijing's...

Biden's pick for national security advisor subtweets China over Beijing's showdown with a close US ally

Summary List Placement Jake Sullivan, who President-elect Joe Biden has picked to be national security adviser, on Wednesday sent what appeared to be a message of support to... Read more ...

Amazon is reportedly considering buying Wondery in a deal that could value...

Amazon is reportedly considering buying Wondery in a deal that could value the podcast startup at $300 million

Summary List Placement Amazon is considering buying the podcast startup Wondery, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Sources told the outlet that the early talks are... Read more ...

Biden plans to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director if Trump doesn't...

Biden plans to keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director if Trump doesn't fire him

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden will not replace FBI director Christopher Wray when he takes office in January, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. A... Read more ...

Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX's Starship will ferry humans to Mars...

Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX's Starship will ferry humans to Mars by 2026 - four years later than previously hoped

Summary List Placement SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday he believes the company could land humans on Mars in 2026 - four years later than he previously hoped. In... Read more ...

CDC allows shorter quarantine: 10 days after exposure to COVID-19, 7 days...

CDC allows shorter quarantine: 10 days after exposure to COVID-19, 7 days with a negative test

Summary List Placement Forget about spending two weeks in quarantine if you've been exposed to the coronavirus. 10 days is enough - or - one full week will suffice, with a... Read more ...

3 personal Southwest credit cards are now offering up to 80,000 Southwest...

3 personal Southwest credit cards are now offering up to 80,000 Southwest points - and it's perfect timing for earning the Southwest Companion Pass

Summary List Placement For a limited time, all three Chase Southwest personal cards are offering their highest sign-up bonuses ever - up to 80,000 Southwest points. With the... Read more ...