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Who is left in limbo by the stalled stimulus talks

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US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

US stocks climb on investor hopes for stimulus ahead of Tuesday deadline

Summary List Placement US stocks gained as investors maintained optimism for Democrats and Republicans to pass fresh stimulus ahead of the November elections. House Speaker... Read more ...

Apple launched an MTV-style live-streaming channel featuring exclusive music...

Apple launched an MTV-style live-streaming channel featuring exclusive music videos and interviews

Summary List Placement Apple is launching a 24-hour music video station that will be free for users in the US. Apple Music TV will feature exclusives including new music videos... Read more ...

US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

US exceeds 1 million daily air travelers for the first time since March

Summary List Placement When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the US in March, it brought air travel to a near standstill. But US air travel hit an important milestone on Sunday, the... Read more ...

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump's appeal on border wall funding while...

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump's appeal on border wall funding while reviewing legality of ‘stay in Mexico' policy

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Donald Trump's administration over a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional boundaries when funneling military funds... Read more ...

The White House is trying to negotiate hostage releases from Syria, but...

The White House is trying to negotiate hostage releases from Syria, but regional officials don't think Assad will take the talks seriously

Summary List Placement The Trump administration secretly dispatched senior officials to Syria earlier this year in an attempt to discuss the fate of two American hostages, but... Read more ...

The China box office has surpassed North America's as the biggest in the...

The China box office has surpassed North America's as the biggest in the world this year with $2 billion

Summary List Placement The North America box office is no longer the world's champion. This year's China box office has surpassed North America with $1.99 billion as of Monday... Read more ...

For Fans Hungry For Baseball, Taiwanese Announcer Made Right Call In Unusual...

For Fans Hungry For Baseball, Taiwanese Announcer Made Right Call In Unusual Season

Since 2014, Richard Wang has called Major League Baseball games in Chinese for fans in Taiwan. When COVID-19 delayed the MLB season, he had a chance to bring Taiwan baseball to... Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that VC disruptor Wayflyer used...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck that VC disruptor Wayflyer used to raise a $10 million seed round

Summary List Placement Revenue-based financing startup Wayflyer has raised a $10.2 million seed round from QED, Speedinvest and Middlegame Ventures. Wayflyer's round comes amid... Read more ...

DNI Ratcliffe says ‘NO EVIDENCE' of Russian interference in Hunter Biden...

DNI Ratcliffe says ‘NO EVIDENCE' of Russian interference in Hunter Biden scandal, accuses Schiff of ‘politicizing intelligence'

US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has refuted claims that alleged emails detailing Hunter Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and China when his father was... Read more ...

Iran hits out at ‘fearful' US as UN arms embargo expiration draws threats...

Iran hits out at ‘fearful' US as UN arms embargo expiration draws threats from Pompeo

Tehran continued its war of words with Washington on Monday, following the US' threat to sanction those doing arms deals with Iran now that a UN embargo on its military has... Read more ...