Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Hong Kong buys 2020 Summer Olympics broadcast rights, will grant five local stations licences to carry games for free
SCMP - 24 min 46 sec ago
The Hong Kong government has for the first time ever stepped in to purchase broadcasting rights to the Olympics, and will allow five local television stations to broadcast the games for free in July, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has revealed.“It would be a great pity if the people of Hong Kong had no chance to watch, free of charge, the Tokyo Olympics games … and to support all Chinese and Hong Kong athletes,”she told reporters on Tuesday ahead of her Executive Council meetin ...
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SCMP - Carrie Lam orders another round of coronavirus testing for Hong Kong’s domestic helpers, pulls plug on mandatory vaccination plan - 1 hour 13 min ago



China is experiencing a rural tourism boom amid the Covid-19 pandemic
CNN - 1 hour 6 min ago
China is in the middle of a boom in rural tourism as city dwellers escape the country's rapidly expanding urban centers to head out to small communities, farms and orchards for a taste of the simple life.
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CNN - Pediatricians prepare to vaccinate youngest Covid-19 shot recipients yet - 2 hours 38 min ago
Associated Press - Dracula's Castle Is A Bloody Good Place To Get A COVID-19 Shot - HuffPost - 12 hours 3 min ago
SCMP - China reaches peak Covid prevention with Everest ‘separation line’ - 13 hours 4 min ago
NDTV - BioNTech Says 'No Evidence' Its Jabs Need Adapting For COVID-19 Variants - 15 hours 30 min ago
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The Straits Times - Qantas selling fly-me-to-the-moon tickets as Covid-19 drags on - 23 min 38 sec ago
Financial Post - Japanese prefecture says deaths at home surge amid 4th COVID-19 wave - 1 hour 33 min ago
BusinessInsider - Miso butter potatoes and veggie pineapple tacos headline a free cookbook aimed at helping COVID-19 long-haulers enjoy food again after losing their sense of taste and smell - 5 hours 43 min ago
ZeroHedge - COVID-19 Rewired Our Brains - 5 hours 59 min ago
Global Times - No link between ibuprofen and COVID-19 severity: study - 9 hours 38 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Seychelles Sees Renewed Covid-19 Surge Despite Vaccinations - 9 hours 45 min ago
Indiatimes - COVID-19: All adults in Goa to be given Ivermectin drug - 9 hours 48 min ago
Russia Today - BioNTech says ‘no evidence’ it needs to change its Covid-19 jab formula despite new mutation variants - 13 hours 17 min ago
AllAfrica - South Africa: Betting World Picketed By Workers Demanding Covid-19 Relief Funds - 15 hours 37 min ago
The Hindu - Cipla to make and sell Eli Lilly’s baricitinib to treat COVID-19 - 23 hours 41 min ago



Coronavirus: world’s most vaccinated nation sees cases double; Indian variant found in Thailand
SCMP - 1 hour 31 min ago
Seychelles, which has vaccinated more of its population against Covid-19 than any other country, saw active cases more than double in the week to May 7, raising concerns that inoculation is not helping turn the tide in some places.The World Health Organization said vaccine failure could not be determined without a detailed assessment and that it was working on evaluating the situation. Kate O’Brien, director of the WHO’s department of immunisation, vaccines and biologicals, told a briefing o ...
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CNN - Here's what's known about the coronavirus variants - 10 hours 16 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus: deadly ‘black fungus’ adds to India’s pandemic woes - 10 hours 31 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: German interior minister Horst Seehofer tests positive - 11 hours 48 min ago
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Financial Post - Coronavirus slashes Cuba sugar harvest, piles on economic woes - 2 hours 30 min ago
BusinessInsider - A 23-year-old Italian woman received 6 times the recommended amount of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine - 8 hours 45 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Zero daily coronavirus deaths in England for only second time since pandemic began - 9 hours 18 min ago
Indiatimes - Maharashtra: Daily coronavirus cases drop below 40,000 for 1st time after March 31 - 10 hours 18 min ago
Russia Today - German interior minister catches coronavirus AFTER vaccination - 10 hours 46 min ago
Vox - The coronavirus is complicating Biden’s democracy agenda - 12 hours 29 min ago



Russia’s Putin, vaccinated against Covid-19, plays ice hockey and scores 9 goals
SCMP - 2 hours 7 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin scored several goals in a game of ice hockey, appearing in an amateur league for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.Putin, who was vaccinated against Covid-19 over a month ago, said earlier on Monday that he had tested his levels of protective antibodies, generated by vaccination, the previous day and had seen strong results.Wearing full ice hockey kit and a #11 shirt, Putin played in front of an audience gathered for the indoor gala event…
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NDTV - "No Evidence" Russia Involved In US Fuel Pipeline Hack: Joe Biden - 4 hours 9 min ago
SCMP - Russian spy unit suspected of directed-energy attacks on US personnel - 6 hours 5 min ago
Bloomberg - Russia Has 'Some Responsibility' in Colonial Pipeline Attack: Biden - Bloomberg - 8 hours 36 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Russia: Doctor who treated Alexei Navalny reappears after going missing - 13 hours 21 min ago
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Euronews - Send more NATO troops to protect us against Russia, Romania's leader tells Biden - 7 hours 47 min ago
The Guardian - Biden says ‘no evidence’ Russia involved in US pipeline hack but Putin should act - 7 hours 56 min ago
The Independent - Biden to discuss Russian ransomware hackers with Putin and suggests Moscow bears ‘some responsibility’ - 8 hours 51 min ago
Financial Post - U.S. probing Colonial hackers to determine if they have ties to Russia - 10 hours 45 min ago



India: Bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims wash up on Ganges riverbanks
Deutsche Welle - 2 hours 12 min ago
The coronavirus surge and the cost of cremation may have led some to dispose of relatives' bodies in the river. Experts fear the death toll is being underreported.
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CNN - India's Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse - 3 hours 10 min ago
NDTV - Australian Court Rejects Challenge To India Travel Ban Amid Covid Threat - 11 hours 10 min ago
SCMP - Apple’s attempt to diversify manufacturing to India is being stymied by New Delhi’s Covid-19 crisis - 11 hours 48 min ago
Deutsche Welle - India: How COVID disaster dents Narendra Modi's well-crafted image - 15 hours 53 min ago
Associated Press - In India's northeast there's fear of a virus surge to come - The Associated Press - 17 hours 25 min ago
Bloomberg - The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Institute for Global Tobacco Control releases a free online course on the dangers of tobacco use and COVID-19 - PR Newswire India - 22 hours 49 min ago
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BusinessInsider - COVID-19 patients in India are developing deadly 'black fungus' infections which can lead to blindness - 57 min 9 sec ago
Indiatimes - India's FY22 growth forecast of 11% firmly tilted to downside: Crisil - 8 hours 48 min ago
ZeroHedge - Indian COVID Strain Declared "Global Concern" As Data Show It's Vaccine-Resistant - 11 hours 29 min ago
Russia Today - Canberra’s controversial ban on Australians returning home from India upheld by federal judge - 13 hours 35 min ago
Financial Post - Egypt’s Eva Pharma to export COVID-19 drug remdesivir to India - 14 hours 10 min ago
TechCrunch - Google begins surfacing vaccine centers, hospital beds, oxygen info in India - 16 hours 50 min ago
The Hindu - Slow vaccination pace makes India vulnerable to more COVID-19 waves: Fitch Ratings - 21 hours 32 min ago



Record numbers of Chinese granted refugee status in Japan
SCMP - 2 hours 18 min ago
Nearly one-quarter of the foreign nationals granted refugee status by Japan in 2020 were Chinese, a record high despite the dramatic decline in people arriving from China on tourist visas last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Support groups for refugees in Japan said some of those fleeing China cited alleged intolerance of religious and political beliefs, while some were from Xinjiang, the far-western region of the country where Beijing has been accused of detaining up to 1 million…
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SCMP - Chinese more trusting of government months into pandemic, survey finds - 2 hours 48 min ago
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Global Times - China donates anti-epidemic supplies as India sees record virus cases, deaths - 5 hours 25 min ago
The Independent - China plays down ‘leaked documents’ showing it discussed weaponising coronavirus in 2015 - 15 hours 58 min ago



Pipeline outage forces American Airlines to add stops to some long-haul flights
CNBC - 2 hours 20 min ago
The Colonial Pipeline outage is forcing airlines and airports to consider other ways of supplying fuel.
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CNN - First on CNN: Senators ask airlines to change terms or refund flight credits - 15 hours 25 min ago
SCMP - Taiwan to send China Airlines pilots into quarantine in bid to stop Covid-19 outbreak - 18 hours 18 min ago
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AllAfrica - Uganda: Battle for Control of Uganda Airlines Claims Casualties - 16 hours 13 min ago



Apple's UK users deserve app price compensation, claim says
BBC - 3 hours 45 min ago
Legal action in the UK seeks compensation from Apple for high prices from a lack of competition.
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Associated Press - Kentucky plant benefiting from latest Apple investment - Associated Press - 11 hours 15 min ago
CNN - Apple TV+ announces Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry series debut date - 14 hours 4 min ago
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BusinessInsider - How to use Spotify on your Apple Watch to play music or control playback - 5 hours 43 min ago
The Independent - Oprah, Prince Harry reunite for Apple TV+ mental health show - 14 hours 44 min ago



‘It’s a big deal’ for America's push to reopen, says NIH Director on Pfizer vaccine approval for adolescents
CNBC - 3 hours 51 min ago
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins says the FDA's emergency use authorization of Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 is “a big deal.”
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NDTV - US Authorises Pfizer Vaccine For 12-15 Year Olds - 5 hours 37 min ago
CNN - US FDA authorizes Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for use in people ages 12 to 15 - 5 hours 56 min ago
CNBC - FDA permits use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine in kids ages 12 to 15 - 6 hours 21 min ago
Bloomberg - Massachusetts COVID Vaccine Stats: More Than 4 Million Have Now Received At Least One Dose - CBS Boston - 10 hours 21 min ago
Deutsche Welle - German vaccine maker BioNTech reports booming Q1 profits - 13 hours 25 min ago
Associated Press - Vaccine maker BioNTech says no need to waive patents - The Associated Press - 15 hours 39 min ago
SCMP - Pfizer vaccine stands up well against Covid-19 variants, Qatar study finds - 16 hours 48 min ago
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Indiatimes - Morning Brief: Pat(i)ent rights: Will waiver of IP rights on Covid vaccines, drugs help developing nations like India? - 18 min 59 sec ago
Sydney Morning Herald - COVID vaccine success fans hopes of mRNA shot for cancer - 1 hour 50 min ago
Financial Post - Brazil to spend an extra $1 bln on producing, acquiring COVID-19 vaccines - 4 hours 31 min ago
The Independent - FDA authorises Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 - 5 hours 55 min ago
Russia Today - EU to hit AstraZeneca with second lawsuit over Covid-19 vaccine delivery delays, spokesperson says - 9 hours 4 min ago
Global Times - Macron urges end to vaccine export limits; Africa receives from COVAX - 9 hours 19 min ago
The Hindu - IP waiver will not boost vaccine production: OPPI - 9 hours 56 min ago
BusinessInsider - Pfizer could sell nearly $100 billion worth of COVID-19 vaccines in the next five years, Morgan Stanley estimates - 11 hours 21 min ago
Euronews - Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine - 14 hours 30 min ago
ZeroHedge - ‘Coronapass’ Vaccine Passport System To Be Imposed On Cyprus - 20 hours 19 min ago
The Straits Times - Vaccine maker BioNTech to set up regional headquarters, manufacturing site in Singapore - 20 hours 39 min ago
Wall Street Journal - BioNTech to Make Covid-19 Vaccines in Singapore - 22 hours 19 min ago



Nebraska could let state banks offer cryptocurrency services - Associated Press
Associated Press - 4 hours 2 min ago
Nebraska could let state banks offer cryptocurrency services  Associated Press
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Bloomberg - Ethereum ($ETH) Dogecoin ($DOGE) Binance Cryptocurrency Price Warning Sounds - Bloomberg - 19 hours 22 min ago
CNBC - Ethereum, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency, soars above $4,000 for the first time - 19 hours 58 min ago
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BusinessInsider - ARK Invest's Cathie Wood will join the board of a European crypto firm after personally backing the company - 7 hours 25 min ago
Financial Post - Cryptocurrency ethereum hits new record high again; dogecoin slumps - 8 hours 42 min ago



The Cast of Netflix's Monster Is Full of Famous Faces, From A$AP Rocky to Nas - POPSUGAR
Associated Press - 4 hours 24 min ago
The Cast of Netflix's Monster Is Full of Famous Faces, From A$AP Rocky to Nas  POPSUGAR
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Associated Press - The Cast of Netflix's Monster Is Full of Famous Faces, From A$AP Rocky to Nas - POPSUGAR - 4 hours 24 min ago
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BusinessInsider - 'Jupiter's Legacy' is Netflix's No. 1 show right now. Here's what's next for creator Mark Millar's superhero universe. - 12 hours 30 min ago



Fact check: Biden makes false claim about former Federal Reserve leaders, revives misleading jobs claim
CNN - 4 hours 49 min ago
President Joe Biden claimed last Wednesday that the last five leaders of the Federal Reserve had declared that his American Jobs Plan proposal will increase economic growth.
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SCMP - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warns of challenges over jobs, private sector, red tape - 15 hours 7 min ago
CNN - Tough jobs report scrambles Washington battle ahead of crucial week - 23 hours 46 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Peter Schiff: You Don't Need Jobs If You're Spending Printed Money - 12 hours 55 min ago



As Biden leads infrastructure talks, odds of a bipartisan deal look bleak
CNBC - 4 hours 52 min ago
The clock is ticking on President Joe Biden's goal of getting congressional Republicans to back some, if not all, of his wide-ranging infrastructure proposal.
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Associated Press - Biden Has 63 Percent Approval Rating, AP Poll Finds - The New York Times - 5 hours 33 min ago
CNN - Warren calls for larger child care investment in Biden's infrastructure plan: 'This one is personal for so many of us' - 5 hours 50 min ago
CNBC - Biden prepared to take additional steps after Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack - 7 hours 16 min ago
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Indiatimes - News Updates Live: Biden vows to ‘disrupt and prosecute’ hackers who forced shutdown of U.S. pipeline - 2 hours 18 min ago
New York Times - Biden Vows to ‘Disrupt and Prosecute’ Hackers Who Forced Shutdown of U.S. Pipeline - 3 hours 49 min ago
Financial Post - Biden urges employers to boost wages, get people vaccinated - 5 hours 1 min ago
Vox - Israel’s actions in East Jerusalem are a human rights test for Biden - 8 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - Top lawmakers are meeting with Biden this week to talk infrastructure. Here's who's on the roster. - 9 hours 43 min ago
The Independent - AP-NORC poll: Biden approval buoyed by his pandemic response - 15 hours 46 min ago
Washington Post - Biden Has Emergency Powers to Counter Fuel Disruption - 16 hours 38 min ago



US authorises Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12 to 15
SCMP - 5 hours 8 min ago
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years old.Acting FDA commissioner Janet Woodcock described the move as a “significant step in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic”.“Today’s action allows for a younger population to be protected from Covid-19, bringing us closer to returning to a sense of normalcy and to ending the pandemic,” Woodcock said in a statement.“Parents and guardians ...
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Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus: US approves BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents - 6 hours 22 min ago
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BusinessInsider - The US just authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine for teenagers, making it the first COVID-19 shot OK'd for 12- to 15-year-olds - 6 hours 35 min ago



An amazing revelation about the GOP's willful blindness on Donald Trump
CNN - 5 hours 18 min ago
When I read these lines in a Washington Post profile of Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney over the weekend, I gasped:
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CNN - Trump is the root of why GOP will sacrifice Cheney for Stefanik - 8 hours 26 min ago
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The Independent - Republican who backed Arizona ‘audit’ based on Trump’s election lies now says it ‘makes us look like idiots’ - 5 hours 16 min ago
BusinessInsider - House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy backs ousting Liz Cheney from leadership over her criticism of Trump while claiming Republicans 'embrace free thought and debate' - 7 hours 6 min ago
ZeroHedge - Biden Rolls Back Trump Proposal To Limit Work Permits For Immigrants Ordered Deported - 11 hours 9 min ago
Indiatimes - Reversing Trump, US restores transgender health protections - 13 hours 48 min ago



Mall owner Simon's CEO sees shopper 'euphoria' as people return to stores
CNBC - 5 hours 27 min ago
Mall owner Simon Property says shoppers are getting back to malls, but that it's hard to predict what traffic trends are going to look like one year from now.
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CNN - Novavax to seek US authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine in third quarter, CEO says - 5 hours 31 min ago
CNBC - Cloudflare seeing uptick in cyber incidents as hackers try 'unleashing everything,' CEO says - 7 hours 40 min ago
Bloomberg - Marriott Experiencing Challenges With Staffing, CEO Tony Capuano Says: Video - Bloomberg - 11 hours 53 min ago
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Financial Post - CEO of Hacked Pipeline Company Warns States of Fuel Shortages - 3 hours 41 min ago
BusinessInsider - Why Elon Musk has Warren Buffett and other celebrity CEOs to thank for his 'Saturday Night Live' hosting gig - 11 hours 38 min ago
Washington Post - Huawei CEO tells staff to keep fewer records, write shorter memos - 17 hours 12 min ago
Indiatimes - Demand for housing in India will always be strong: Keki Mistry, VC & CEO, HDFC - 18 hours 48 min ago



Reeves: Mississippi to drop federal unemployment supplement - Associated Press
Associated Press - 6 hours 9 min ago
Reeves: Mississippi to drop federal unemployment supplement  Associated Press
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CNBC - Biden urges employers to boost wages, but warns workers they'll lose unemployment pay if they reject jobs - 8 hours 13 min ago
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The Independent - Biden says anyone on unemployment benefits who turns down a job will lose their payments - 4 hours 43 min ago
New York Times - Biden Defends Unemployment Benefits, Provided Workers Accept Job Offers - 6 hours 9 min ago
BusinessInsider - Biden said he'll cut down on unemployment benefits, but he really might reinstate a pre-pandemic job-seeking policy - 6 hours 37 min ago
ZeroHedge - Shocking Chart Shows Most Workers Now Make More On Unemployment Than From Their Jobs - 8 hours 46 min ago
Financial Post - Biden says unemployed offered jobs must take them or lose benefits - 8 hours 58 min ago



WHO classifies Indian coronavirus mutation as a 'variant of concern'
Deutsche Welle - 6 hours 16 min ago
The global body says the variant may be more contagious than the original form and perhaps resistant to vaccines. India has seen massive infection and death rates, though observers say actual numbers are far higher.
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Bloomberg - Covid Variant From India Triggers WHO Concern - Bloomberg - 7 hours 41 min ago
SCMP - WHO designates coronavirus strain in India as ‘variant of concern’ - 8 hours 28 min ago
CNBC - WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid variant from India as global health risk - 11 hours 53 min ago
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Indiatimes - Covid Live Updates: WHO Chief Scientist says India's COVID-19 figures worrying, calls for exercises to report actual numbers - 2 hours 18 min ago
Russia Today - WHO classes Indian Covid-19 variant as ‘global’ concern, amid worries of vaccine resistance - 6 hours 46 min ago
Financial Post - WHO says public health capacities need strengthening to tackle vaccine-evading variants - 8 hours 34 min ago
Global Times - Variant accelerating India's COVID-19 explosion: WHO top scientist - 10 hours 1 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Coronavirus Strain Found in India Is a 'Variant of Concern,' WHO Finds - 10 hours 48 min ago



Autopilot Not Used In April Tesla Crash, Says US Report
NDTV - 7 hours 10 min ago
The National Transportation Safety Board said testing showed Autopilot could not have been functioning in an April 17 Tesla Model S fatal crash near Houston, Texas because a key feature could not have...
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CNBC - NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Tesla crash in Spring, Texas - 8 hours 35 min ago
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Financial Post - Automated steering ‘not available’ on Texas road where Tesla crashed -NTSB - 5 hours 31 min ago
BusinessInsider - Autopilot couldn't have been engaged during fatal Tesla crash, NTSB says, contradicting initial police reports - 7 hours 51 min ago
ZeroHedge - NTSB Issues Preliminary Report On Fatal Tesla Wreck, Says "All Aspects" Remain Under Investigation - 8 hours 9 min ago
TechCrunch - NTSB: Autopilot could not have been engaged in fatal Tesla crash - 8 hours 27 min ago



Bed Bath & Beyond has a plan to stop losing bargain hunters to Amazon and Target
CNN - 7 hours 33 min ago
Bed Bath & Beyond has decided it's too expensive for some shoppers. It's trying to change that.
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Bloomberg - Amazon Tees Up Jumbo Eight-Part Bond Sale - Bloomberg - 12 hours 55 min ago
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The Straits Times - Amazon borrows US$18.5 billion as companies take advantage of cheap money - 4 hours 1 min ago
BusinessInsider - 9 red chairs you can find on Amazon - 6 hours 19 min ago
New York Post - Amazon worker in Alabama claims conditions tougher since union vote - 6 hours 54 min ago
Financial Post - U.S. Pentagon mulls ending JEDI cloud project amid Amazon court battle – WSJ - 9 hours 15 min ago
ZeroHedge - Massive Amazon Fake Review Scam Exposed In Data Breach - 13 hours 19 min ago
The Hindu - Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown - 20 hours 59 min ago



More than 40 attorneys general urge Facebook to stop plans for an Instagram for kids
CNN - 9 hours 36 min ago
Facebook's plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13 continues to get backlash.
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Bloomberg - Facebook Urged to Halt Instagram for Kids by Attorneys General - Bloomberg - 11 hours 2 min ago
CNBC - More than 40 attorneys general ask Facebook to abandon plans to build Instagram for kids - 11 hours 51 min ago
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The Independent - Starbucks is considering leaving Facebook over deluge of hateful comments on social justice posts - 7 hours 49 min ago
TechCrunch - Facebook is testing pop-up messages telling people to read a link before they share it - 8 hours 39 min ago
BusinessInsider - 40 state attorneys general sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg urging Facebook to abandon plans to build an Instagram app for kids under 13 - 9 hours 49 min ago
New York Times - Dozens of state prosecutors tell Facebook to stop its plans for a children’s version of Instagram. - 10 hours 18 min ago
AllAfrica - Namibia: Trade Ministry Warns of Fake Facebook Account - 14 hours 4 min ago
New York Post - Starbucks weighs quitting Facebook over hateful comments: report - 14 hours 7 min ago
ZeroHedge - "The Sixth Turning": In Rare Downgrade, Citi Cuts Google, Facebook On Peak Online Ad Spending - 15 hours 1 min ago
Washington Post - Facebook insists a kids version of Instagram will be safe. But state attorneys general aren’t buying it. - 18 hours 31 min ago



Cautious Hugging And Pints Indoors: Boris Johnson Eases England Lockdown
NDTV - 10 hours 19 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday gave the green light to cautious hugging and the serving of pints inside pubs after months of strict restrictions as he set out the next phase of...
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NDTV - Boris Johnson Faces Watchdog Probe Over Luxury Caribbean Holiday - 12 hours 43 min ago
CNBC - UK to lift lockdown further but Scotland poses a danger for Boris Johnson - 20 hours 36 min ago
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Indiatimes - Indian variant got to be monitored, says Boris Johnson as UK lockdown eases - 9 hours 48 min ago
The Guardian - English pubs and restaurants can open indoors from next Monday, says Johnson – video - 10 hours 50 min ago
BusinessInsider - Boris Johnson under investigation over who paid for his luxury Caribbean holiday with fiancée Carrie Symonds - 14 hours 33 min ago
Euronews - UK parliamentary watchdog to investigate PM Boris Johnson over luxury holiday - 15 hours 12 min ago



Bitcoin's biggest rival just hit a record high — here's how to mine for ethereum
CNBC - 10 hours 56 min ago
While it's easier than ever to buy ether using an app like Coinbase, that's not the only way to get your hands on cryptocash. Investors can also mine for it.
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Bloomberg - Binance Halted Withdrawals of Bitcoin (BTC USD) Ethereum ($ETH) Dogecoin ($DOGE) - Bloomberg - 15 hours 57 min ago
CNBC - Ethereum: What is it and how is it different to bitcoin? - 16 hours 13 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Bitcoin ETF issuer Ninepoint Partners will look to fully offset its carbon footprint - 11 hours 23 min ago
ZeroHedge - Ethereum Soars Above $4000, Nears Market-Cap Of JPMorgan As Bitcoin Dominance Fades - 12 hours 44 min ago
New York Post - Bitcoin rival Ethereum tops $4,000 for the first time - 15 hours 56 min ago
Washington Post - Here’s How to Tell the Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum - 16 hours 33 min ago



‘Cautious hugging’ and pints as UK eases lockdown, while Spaniards dance in the streets
SCMP - 13 hours 10 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out on Monday the next phase of lockdown easing in England, giving the green light to “cautious hugging” and allowing pubs to serve customers pints indoors after months of strict measures.Aided by one of the fastest vaccine roll-outs in the world, Britain’s daily case and death numbers have dropped sharply – reporting just two fatalities on Sunday – enabling it to emerge from a lockdown imposed in January to tackle a second wave.The governm ...
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Associated Press - Cautious cuddling? England to OK hugs as lockdown eases - The Associated Press - 15 hours 59 min ago
SCMP - Coronavirus: Malaysia to enter new lockdown as Muhyiddin warns of national crisis - 16 hours 10 min ago
Bloomberg - BioNTech Chooses Singapore; Delhi Extends Lockdown: Virus Update - BloombergQuint - 18 hours 26 min ago
CNN - Fauci joins calls for nationwide lockdown to contain India's Covid crisis - 19 hours 31 min ago
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The Guardian - British retailers say closures and job losses still a risk despite lockdown easing - 4 hours 48 min ago
Euronews - Spain's top health official warns of COVID-19 hangover after lockdown leaving parties - 8 hours 26 min ago
Russia Today - Cyprus lifts 3rd lockdown, introduces Covid 'safety pass' for citizens to return to some form of normality - 12 hours 5 min ago
BusinessInsider - Dr. Fauci urged India to impose a national lockdown as its COVID-19 crisis worsens. So far, Prime Minister Modi has refused. - 14 hours 1 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - India’s COVID-19 cases hold close to record highs as calls widen for lockdown - 16 hours 6 min ago
Indiatimes - Strict measures taken to curb COVID spread, total lockdown to hamper livelihood: Bengal CM - 18 hours 48 min ago



Energy , Materials, Consumer Staples Look Interesting to Amundi's Taubes - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 13 hours 13 min ago
Energy , Materials, Consumer Staples Look Interesting to Amundi's Taubes  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Tata Consumer Products CEO D'Souza on Earnings, Business Outlook - Bloomberg - 20 hours 20 min ago
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Financial Post - U.S. business lobby calls on China to play fair, warns of consumer boycott danger - 1 hour 57 min ago
Indiatimes - Ola to start doorstep delivery of oxygen concentrators to consumers - 16 hours 48 min ago



Malaysia eyes fresh free trade talks with EU
Deutsche Welle - 15 hours 20 min ago
As the EU secures trade deals with Southeast Asian nations, Malaysian industry groups are pushing to restart trade talks. Experts say a free trade agreement would boost post-pandemic recovery in both regions.



Crude oil prices rise after Colonial Pipeline cyberattack
FOX Business - 16 hours 18 min ago
The Colonial Pipeline's shutdown is pushing oil and gasoline prices higher.
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Financial Post - Oil falls as pipeline outage weighs on U.S. Gulf Coast refinery runs - 58 min 2 sec ago
Vox - How a major oil pipeline got held for ransom - 8 hours 4 min ago
BusinessInsider - Gas prices are likely to hit a 7-year high ahead of Memorial Day after hackers shut down a major oil pipeline in the US - 12 hours 25 min ago
New York Times - Fuel Prices Rise After Oil Pipeline Is Hacked: Live Business Updates - 14 hours 57 min ago
Indiatimes - Govt expects edible oil prices to cool off with release of imported stock - 15 hours 48 min ago



Star CEO: Our Merger With Crown Positions Us on Global Map - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 21 hours 40 min ago
Star CEO: Our Merger With Crown Positions Us on Global Map  Bloomberg
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Financial Post - Plant-growing tech firm Benson Hill to go public in $1.35 bln SPAC merger - 16 hours 10 min ago



IG Markets' Rodda on U.S. Jobs Report impact on EM Currencies, Bond Market - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 23 hours 4 min ago
IG Markets' Rodda on U.S. Jobs Report impact on EM Currencies, Bond Market  Bloomberg
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Financial Post - Canada Kicks Off Its First U.S. Dollar Bond Sale Since Pandemic - 11 hours 59 min ago