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Insurtech Clearcover raises $200 million to further boost global funding

Insurtech Clearcover raises $200 million to further boost global funding

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US-based auto insurtech's large Series D round is rumored to have pushed its valuation over $1 billion, per its press release. It'll use the funding...
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Judge orders release of 6 detained over Lebanon port blast

15 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Lebanon's state news agency says the judge leading the investigation into last year's massive blast at Beirut's port has ordered the release of six persons who had been...
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Police investigate after man shot in West Pullman

Police investigate after man shot in West Pullman

29 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Police are investigating a shooting in West Pullman that left one man injured. Chicago police said they responded to call for a person shot on the 12200 block of...
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A fund manager at a $402 billion firm who has Harvard biochemistry and MBA degrees breaks down his approach to healthcare investing - and shares 8 stocks leading major medical breakthroughs in a 'revolution in biology'

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Andy Acker has been surrounded by medicine since his birth. His mother and father are both doctors, and his grandmother was in medicine for 60 years. So...
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Tweets more likely to go viral if they're negative, study finds

Tweets more likely to go viral if they're negative, study finds

47 minutes ago   |   RT

Using advanced language analysis techniques, researchers in Spain have found that Twitter posts with negative sentiments are more likely to go viral than their positive...
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Denmark Charges Iranian Dissidents With Terrorism Financing

57 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Prosecutors in Denmark charged three members of a dissident Iranian opposition group with promoting and financing terrorism in Iran in coordination with Saudi Arabian intelligence.
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UFC on ESPN 22 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Michael Bisping returns cageside

1 hour ago   |   MMAjunkie

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC on ESPN 22 on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help guide viewers...
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At Lichen, a Group of Friends Sell Furniture With a Fresh Approach

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Growing EV Adoption: The Solution Already On The Road

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

While widespread EV adoption remains a top priority, EVs are still considered expensive and out of reach for the average consumer. An emerging used EV market could provide a...
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How Jeff VanderMeer Prevents Writer's Block

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

“I get superstitious. I once had a book sent to me that was disrupting my ability to write a novel because of a superficial similarity between the two. I took that book and dug...
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Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for... Read more ...

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

GENEVA - A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

One Boston Day marks the Boston Marathon bombings that took place eight years ago. Read more ...