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China Says It Aims to Vaccinate 40% of Its Population by June

10 hours ago   |   Time

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Health experts in China say their country is lagging in its coronavirus vaccination rollout because it has the disease largely under control, but plans to...
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Bunny Wailer, Reggae Luminary, Dies in Jamaica at Age 73

10 hours ago   |   Time

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica. He was...
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The U.S. Sanctions Russian Officials Over the Nerve-Agent Attack on Alexei Navalny

10 hours ago   |   Time

The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid-level and senior Russian officials on Tuesday, along with more than a dozen government entities, over a nearly fatal nerve-agent...
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Texas and Other States Ease COVID-19 Rules Despite Warnings

11 hours ago   |   Time

Texas on Tuesday became the biggest state to lift its mask rule, joining a rapidly growing movement by governors and other leaders across the U.S. to loosen COVID-19...
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Amazon strikes $45 million deal to buy SW Side steel plant; it could become site of its biggest warehouse in Chicago

15 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Amazon plans to buy the sprawling Central Steel & Wire plant on the city's Southwest Side, agreeing to pay about $45 million to add to the e-commerce giant's vast network of...
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State capitals are back on alert over conspiracy chatter about March 4 and they've already invested more in security

State capitals are back on alert over conspiracy chatter about March 4 and they've already invested more in security

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement State capitals across the country are braced for the possibility of violence where passions have run hot since the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol...
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Conde Nast taps Gideon Lichfield to head Wired magazine

Conde Nast taps Gideon Lichfield to head Wired magazine

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

Conde Nast has tapped a British born editor who speaks five languages as the global editor-in-chief of Wired. Gideon Lichfield, who will be supervising four worldwide editions...
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Wired names Gideon Lichfield as its new top editor

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

Mr. Lichfield had previously worked at the MIT Technology Review, Quartz and The Economist.
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Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Activist With Close Ties to Bill Clinton, Dies at 85

22 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate...
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Charges: Kathryn Joyce Threatened Eagan Neighbors With Machete, Cut Wires From Utility Box

22 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A 32-year-old Eagan woman is accused of threatening neighbors with a machete and cutting wires inside a utility box, resulting in 50 or more people being without...
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A hedge fund manager who returned 146% last year shares the 6 cannabis...

A hedge fund manager who returned 146% last year shares the 6 cannabis stocks he's betting on now and why he's bullish on the industry

Summary List Placement Jason Wild had a pretty good year last year. His hedge fund, JW Asset Management, returned over 146% in 2020 - buoyed by significant investments in the... Read more ...

Meghan Markle calls bullying claims ‘calculated smear campaign' ahead of...

Meghan Markle calls bullying claims ‘calculated smear campaign' ahead of tell-all

“Let's just call this what it is - a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation," a spokesman said. Read more ...

Nine reported dead as police fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

Nine reported dead as police fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

Local media claim that as many as nine people have died in Myanmar in deadly clashes between security forces and protesters across the country, with videos showing police... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly... Read more ...

Trump's Baseless 2020 Conspiracies Complicate Ohio Effort To Buy Voting Machines

Trump's Baseless 2020 Conspiracies Complicate Ohio Effort To Buy Voting Machines

Trump and his allies' false claims about Dominion Voting Systems are leading elected officials in one Ohio county to slow down an effort to procure new voting equipment. (Image... Read more ...

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

Yard sale find turns out to be artifact worth up to $500,000

A small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a yard sale turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact. Read more ...

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman...

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman confirms, just days before Pope's historic visit

A coalition airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been struck by at least 10 missiles, just two weeks after a rocket attack on US-led forces in northern Iraq... Read more ...

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops, US forces say

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops, US forces say

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not... Read more ...

President Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill

President Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party... Read more ...

Australian AG outs himself as target of rape allegations in 1988 case that...

Australian AG outs himself as target of rape allegations in 1988 case that police consider closed after investigation

Australia's top law official, Christian Porter, has confirmed that he is the target of a historic rape claim which was extensively covered by the media. He emphatically denied... Read more ...