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'Been a tough year': Small Business Saturday gives boost to Bay Area retail economy

19 hours ago   |   ABC

"The last year and a half has been challenging, traffic was slow. Coming in this morning there was a line out the door, encouraging," said Jeannie Jarnot who owns Beauty Heroes...
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Afghan Economy Nears Collapse as Pressure Builds to Ease U.S. Sanctions

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Afghanistan's economy has crashed since the Taliban seized power, plunging the country into one of the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
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How Germany's New Government Plans to Be the Greenest One Yet

2 days ago   |   Time

Among environmentalists, hopes have been running high for Germany's new government. At elections this September, growing concern about climate change, boosted by the worst...
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US looking for war in Belarus - Lukashenko

US looking for war in Belarus - Lukashenko

2 days ago   |   RT

Washington is using the migrant crisis to stage a conflict with Belarus, the country's embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko has declared, in his latest tirade against the...
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Bitcoin plunges as Covid rears its ugly head

Bitcoin plunges as Covid rears its ugly head

2 days ago   |   RT   |   6 articles

Bitcoin dropped 6.7% Friday on reports of the aggressive new coronavirus variant from southern Africa, the spread of which threatens to bring the global economy to a halt.
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Stocks sink on fears over new coronavirus strain

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Stocks, US treasury yields and oil sink as new COVID-19 strain rattles markets.
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Seoul bids for Hong Kong's crown as Asia's financial hub

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The South Korean capital faces obstacles to attracting overseas firms, including unfavourable tax rates and regulations.
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Will Germany's ‘Debt Brake' Stop Its Green Ambitions?

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The new government has big plans to modernize the economy and switch to renewable energy. But the question remains how it will pay for it.
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Mexico's economy slowed in 3rd quarter

3 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Mexico's economy slowed in the third quarter, posting a slight contraction compared to the previous three months, though it was still well above the same quarter a year earlier
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It's Time for a New Progressive Era, With Informal Workers at the Center

3 days ago   |   Time

A century ago, on the heels of another deadly pandemic, an estimated 10,000 coal workers in West Virginia banded together to march in protest against the cruelty and injustice...
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Here's which areas of Mass. saw biggest post-Thanksgiving travel surges

Here's which areas of Mass. saw biggest post-Thanksgiving travel surges

Many people chose to travel back home on Sunday as the holiday weekend comes to an end. Read more ...

Jets report card: Win doesn't hide glaring problem

Jets report card: Win doesn't hide glaring problem

Grading the Jets' 21-14 win over the Texans in Houston on Sunday. Read more ...

Trial set to start this week on charges Jussie Smollett faked racist attack

Trial set to start this week on charges Jussie Smollett faked racist attack

Nearly three years after the incident, Smollett is about to stand trial on charges that he staged a hate crime. Read more ...

Suspect in North Vernon shooting identified and arrested

Suspect in North Vernon shooting identified and arrested

A suspect related to a shooting in North Vernon in the area of Noon Drive has been identified and arrested, according to the North Vernon Police Department. Read more ...

19-year-old shot trying to sell PlayStation 5 in NW Harris County, deputies say

A man was trying to complete the transaction when he was gunned down in an attempted robbery, deputies said. The suspect remains on the loose. Read more ...

Renowned fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41 after a private battle...

Renowned fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41 after a private battle with cancer

Abloh was the artistic director for Louis Vuitton menswear, but the 41-year-old designer had already made a name for himself prior to joining the luxury label. (Image credit... Read more ...

More Omicron-variant cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

More Omicron-variant cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in countries on opposite sides of the world Sunday and many governments rushed to close their... Read more ...

Collective Of Black Entrepreneurs Gift Atlanta Youth Basketball Team With Bus

A collective of Black entrepreneurs is putting the focus on paying it forward and driving impact in their community this holiday season. After learning a local youth basketball... Read more ...

Giants report card: A defensive masterclass

Giants report card: A defensive masterclass

Grading the Giants' 13-7 win over the Eagles on Sunday. Read more ...

Letters to the Editor - Nov. 29, 2021

Letters to the Editor - Nov. 29, 2021

The Issue: The City Council's drive to let green-card and work-visa holders vote in NYC elections. It's bad enough that President Joe Biden wants to compensate illegal... Read more ...