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State Treasury says it can fund PennDOT road and bridge work through June

State Treasury says it can fund PennDOT road and bridge work through June

11 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

Treasurer Joe Torsella says it won't be a problem to shift state money to PennDOT, which had threatened to shut down work Dec. 1.
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Treasury yields retreat as stimulus stalemate drags on

33 minutes ago   |   CNBC

U.S. Treasury yields slumped on Thursday morning, as traders awaited news on congressional negotiations over a coronavirus stimulus package.
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US government's multi-trillion-dollar stimulus response to Covid did major damage to economy - Peter Schiff

US government's multi-trillion-dollar stimulus response to Covid did major damage to economy - Peter Schiff

45 minutes ago   |   RT

The stock market is booming on news of successful coronavirus vaccines but the rally isn't really about a cure for Covid, says economist Peter Schiff. It is being driven by the...
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Tesla jumps after Goldman Sachs upgrades the automaker's stock and boosts its price target by 40%

Tesla jumps after Goldman Sachs upgrades the automaker's stock and boosts its price target by 40%

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Tesla gained in pre-market trading Tuesday after Goldman Sachs upgraded the electric vehicle maker's stock to "buy" from "neutral" and raised its price...
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Former BMW, Volkswagen Boss Pischetsrieder Proposed As New Daimler Chairman

51 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Former BMW and Volkswagen Group boss Bernd Pischetsrieder is likely to become the next Chairman of Daimler after the German car and truck maker's Supervisory Board proposed him...
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Los Angeles's new COVID lockdown bans most walking, driving and use of public transport

1 hour ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued an order for residents to stay at home, warning that the city is approaching a “devastating tipping point” in its fight against COVID-19...
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One of Google's leading AI researchers says she's been fired in retaliation for an email to other employees

One of Google's leading AI researchers says she's been fired in retaliation for an email to other employees

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Timnit Gebru, technical co-lead of Google ethical artificial intelligence team, said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that she has been fired by the...
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Fast-Food Chain Del Taco to Pay $1.25 Million to Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The company, sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, also agreed to a consent decree to provide anti-discrimination training.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa...
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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

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

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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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 ...

'Cancel everything': Los Angeles' mayor urges residents to stay a home in a...

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

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... 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 ...

Trump's former national security advisor shared a message asking the...

Trump's former national security advisor shared a message asking the president to suspend the Constitution, impose martial law, and hold a new election

Summary List Placement Former national security advisor Michael Flynn shared an ad this week calling on President Donald Trump to "suspend the Constitution," declare martial... 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 ...

Two former Google employees say the US labor board will charge the company...

Two former Google employees say the US labor board will charge the company with unlawfully spying on, then firing, workers involved in protests

Summary List Placement The National Labor Relations Board will issue a complaint accusing Google of violating several labor laws during a crackdown of worker activism last... 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 ...