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Indonesia to Cut Foreign Ownership Curbs to Add Jobs, Lure Funds

24 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Indonesia is set to remove energy, communications and tourism from a list of sectors restricted to foreigners in a bid to boost investments and create jobs.
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Biden Prepares to Take Oath of Office in Capital Under Lockdown

24 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday in an inaugural ceremony set to unfold under heavy security after weeks of tumult and unrest stoked by Donald...
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Tunisia's Protests Rage On as Premier Warns Against Violence

24 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Tunisia saw another night of anti-government protests after the prime minister acknowledged “legitimate” anger at the North African nation's economic malaise while warning...
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Desperate Restaurants Defy Japan's Virus Curbs to Stay Open Late

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

An expansive Japanese restaurant in Tokyo's upscale Nishi-Azabu district, Gonpachi is perhaps best known as inspiring the location of the most audacious fight scene in Quentin...
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Trump Pardons Bannon, Lil Wayne, Broidy, But Not Himself

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

Donald Trump granted clemency to dozens of people on Wednesday, including his former strategist Steve Bannon, the rapper Lil Wayne and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, in...
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Maryland women's game postponed after Iowa decides not to travel over inauguration concerns

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Maryland and Iowa will work with the Big Ten to determine a rescheduled date.
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Maryland women's basketball game postponed after Iowa declines to travel ‘out of caution' for inauguration

6 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   2 articles

In a statement, Iowa said it made the decision to not travel to College Park “out of caution due to Wednesday's inauguration activities in Washington, D.C.,” but did not...
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As Thailand's Troubles Grow, the King Moves to Bolster His Image

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

After political and economic instability saw unprecedented demands for reform of the Thai monarchy, King Maha Vajiralongkorn is seeking to burnish his image in what is shaping...
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34 Chicago police officers to help keep Washington safe on unprecedented Inauguration Day

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago police officers have been traveling to the nation's capital for Inauguration Day for decades, but Wednesday's is bound to be a dramatically different experience.
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Iowans to celebrate Inauguration Day in spirit due to COVID-19

Iowans to celebrate Inauguration Day in spirit due to COVID-19

8 hours ago   |   KCCI

Supporters of President-elect Joe Biden will celebrate his inauguration in Iowa Wednesday instead of traveling to Washington D.C.
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Netflix crosses 200 million susbcribers milestone

Netflix crosses 200 million susbcribers milestone

The streaming service said it now has more than 200 million subscribers globally, after adding 37 million new subscribers in 2020. Read more ...

President Trump, in farewell address, says he will pray for Biden administration

President Trump, in farewell address, says he will pray for Biden administration

The White House released the video on President Donald Trump's final full day in office. Read more ...

Biden gives emotional farewell to Delaware as he departs for Washington on...

Biden gives emotional farewell to Delaware as he departs for Washington on eve of his inauguration

As he departed for the nation's capital, the president-elect gave an emotional farewell to his home state of Delaware, his voice breaking at times as he thanked the state's... Read more ...

Stores drop MyPillow products after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Stores drop MyPillow products after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Mike Lindell, the company CEO and also the face of the brand, said major retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl's have dropped his products recently. Read more ...

Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton dead at 75

Baseball Hall of Famer Don Sutton dead at 75

Don Sutton, the Hall of Fame baseball player who pitched for five teams over 23 seasons, died Monday night, his son tweeted Tuesday. Read more ...

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father's final full day in office

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father's final full day in office

Tiffany Trump, the youngest daughter of President Donald Trump, announced her engagement to Michael Boulos Tuesday. Read more ...

Oklahoma judge orders ‘Tiger King' zoo to turn over big cats

Oklahoma judge orders ‘Tiger King' zoo to turn over big cats

MUSKOGEE, Okla. - A federal judge in Oklahoma has ordered the new owners of an Oklahoma zoo featured in Netflix's “Tiger King” documentary to turn over all the lion and tiger... Read more ...

'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for...

'They were provoked by the president': Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Summary List Placement Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday directly blamed President Donald Trump for motivating the violent Capitol riots that took place on... Read more ...

Trump issues pardons and commutations in a final wave of executive clemency...

Trump issues pardons and commutations in a final wave of executive clemency grants before leaving office

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump issued a slow trickle of pardons and commutations late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, as one of his final acts before... Read more ...