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India's Richest Tycoon Just Surpassed the Wealthiest European After Growing His Fortune by $22 Billion in 2020

2 hours ago   |   Time

Mukesh Ambani has surged past Europe's wealthiest man, making him the world's fourth-richest person. Reliance Industries Ltd.'s chairman is now worth $80.6 billion, after...
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Nets clinch 7th seed with impressive win over Clippers

Nets clinch 7th seed with impressive win over Clippers

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

The Nets came out and floored the Clippers with the best offensive quarter in the NBA all season. And they held off Kawhi Leonard & Co. the rest of the way with arguably their...
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1 Teen Dead, at Least 20 Injured After Shooting at D.C. Party

14 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

A dispute that erupted into gun fire at an apparent outdoor party in Washington, D.C., early Sunday left one person dead and some 20 others injured, including an off-duty...
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BBC Apologizes for Using Racist Slur in News Report

16 hours ago   |   Time

The BBC apologized Sunday for broadcasting a racist slur in a news report, saying it was a mistake that has caused many people distress. The BBC included the word when...
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Lebanese Officials Resign as Protests Grow After the Massive Beirut Explosion

19 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Lebanon's information minister resigned on Sunday as the country grapples with the aftermath of the devastating blast that ripped through the capital and raised public anger to...
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Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage' because it takes too long to get results

Bill Gates says most COVID-19 tests in the US are 'completely garbage' because it takes too long to get results

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Bill Gates says there's one massive problem with COVID-19 tests in the US: results take too long to come back. He said in a recent interview with WIRED that the majority of US...
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15 Best Bluetooth Speakers (2020): Ultimate Ears, JBL, Sonos

20 hours ago   |   Wired

WIRED Tested. These are our favorite portable Bluetooth speakers of all shapes and sizes, from waterproof clip-ons to a massive boombox.
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Gamine impressive in Test win at Saratoga

1 day ago   |   Times Union

The simple plan between a pair of Hall of Famers heading into Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 Test Stakes for 3-year-old fillies was to allow their West Coast shipper Gamine to...
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Polish LGBT Protesters March Against Arrest of Trans Activist and Rising Homophobia

1 day ago   |   Time

A large crowd of LGBT rights supporters gathered in Warsaw on Saturday to protest the arrest of a transgender activist who had carried out acts of civil disobedience against...
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Mid-American Collegiate Athletic Conference Cancels Fall Football Season Over Coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Time

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league at college football's highest level to cancel its fall season because of the pandemic. “I'm heartbroken we are...
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland urges EU to hold extraordinary summit on Belarus after Minsk clashes

Poland on Monday called for an emergency European Union summit on the situation in Belarus after night clashes in Minsk following a presidential election in the country. “The... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but...

Trump mocks NYT for ‘fake news' claim he wants his face on Mt. Rushmore, but says it ‘sounds like a good idea'

Donald Trump has denied a New York Times report suggesting that he inquired about updating Mount Rushmore to include his own face, but noted, perhaps jokingly, that he was open... Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...