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Italy’s data privacy authority has ordered video sharing app TikTok to temporarily block the accounts of any users whose ages can’t be confirmed, Reuters reported. The order comes after the death...
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A worker eats behind plexiglass screens at a cafeteria in Guymon, Oklahoma in May 2020.
Rural and urban America are experiencing a cultural, economic, and ideological divide that has only grown wider in recent years.
Law professors Ann...
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People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort
About 3.9 million Americans were long-term unemployed, or out of work for at least 27 weeks, in December.
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SpaceX said on Saturday it scrubbed its launch of 143 satellites.
"Due to unfavorable weather, we are standing down from today's launch," Elon Musk's company said on Twitter.
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Elon Musk, left, and Mark Zuckerberg.
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While there are many close friendships among tech CEOs in Silicon Valley, there are also plenty of feuds.
Some appear to be friendly rivalries, like Salesforce CEO Marc...
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It's not unusual for China to conduct military flights between the southern part of Taiwan — which it claims as its territory — and the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands in the South China Sea, Reuters reports. In fact, the flights have occurred...
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LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Saturday the kingdom was optimistic that it would have “excellent relations”
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BYD founder and CEO Wang Chuanfu, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett celebrate at a car launch.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 30-fold gain on its BYD investment.It spent $232 million in 2008 for a stake worth...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks with colleagues on the floor of the House Chamber.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said FEMA is readying a scheme to reimburse $2 billion in funeral costs.
"We finally got it done,"...
Microsoft president Brad Smith.
Microsoft president Brad Smith defended the company's political contributions, CNBC reported.
Microsoft paused donations amid criticism of its gifts to GOP lawmakers who objected to election...
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The NFL is inviting thousands of healthcare workers to attend the big game free of charge.
22,000 fans will be allowed to attend Super Bowl LV next month.
The NFL is inviting 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers to come...
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A woman takes a selfie at a dinosaur theme park in Pasadena, California. | (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)
An Icelandic horse and a Shetland pony play in Wehrheim, Germany. | (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
A bull-taming festival in Madurai, India. |...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Capitol Police on Friday were investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was found carrying a concealed gun while trying to enter the floor of the House of Representatives, a Capitol official said....
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The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze River, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. "He said: 'Choose, either I kill you or rape you'," the 25-year-old told Reuters at the...
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REUTERS/Nicholas PfosiProtesters gathered near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct Headquarters as it burned.Could face four years in prison. Fox 9’s Paul Blume reports: “A St. Paul, Minnesota man pleaded guilty Friday to federal arson charges...
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Here’s a round-up of Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web:
Biden pivots away from old court battles, helps ignite new ones (Lawrence Hurley, Reuters)
Supreme Court Case Could Limit Future Lawsuits Against Fossil Fuel...
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Hmmm. What has changed that has made jihadis feel more emboldened? It’s a real head-scratcher… “First big suicide attack in Baghdad for 3 years kills at least 32,” Reuters, January 21, 2021 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):...
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Election night 2012 in Chicago.
President Joe Biden served as President Barack Obama's vice president.
The two became close friends over Obama's eight years in office.
Their bromance continues as Biden begins his presidency.
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Marijuana plants grow near a road in the Rif region, near Chefchaouen, Morocco, August 11, 2008.
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Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends,...
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