Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Tony Hsieh, former Zappos CEO and 'tremendous visionary,' dies at 46
CNN - 39 min 36 sec ago
Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Zappos, died from injuries sustained in a house fire that occurred in Connecticut while he was visiting family.
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Financial Post - UniCredit board holds governance talks as future of CEO in question - 3 hours 20 min ago
BusinessInsider - Former Overstock.com CEO says he's 'funding a team of hackers and cybersleuths' in an attempt to prove that Trump won the presidential election - 19 hours 8 min ago



What the death of Iran's top nuclear scientist could mean for Biden
CNN - 52 min 42 sec ago
The assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh could set off a tinder box of violence between Iran, Israel and the US -- and put the incoming Biden administration in a tight spot when it comes to resetting relations with Tehran, writes David A. Andelman.
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SCMP - ‘We’re a Pacific power’: Joe Biden faces pressure to hold hard line of defence against China - 1 hour 13 min ago
CNBC - White House health advisor Birx hopes to brief Biden Monday on coronavirus response - 3 hours 26 min ago
CNN - Biden's lead in Dane County, Wisconsin, narrows by just 45 votes after recount - 3 hours 29 min ago
Bloomberg - Joe Biden Has Problems. The World Has Solutions. - Bloomberg - 16 hours 14 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Biden Twists Ankle While Playing With Psychic Dog - 1 hour 3 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump said world leaders complained to him about the election results — but most of them have already congratulated Biden - 3 hours 43 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - 'Joe Biden did not get 80 million votes', Trump claims in first post-election interview - 3 hours 44 min ago
Financial Post - Republicans turn to Biden transition as Trump’s legal options dwindle - 5 hours 41 min ago
The Independent - Dr Fauci urges Biden to ‘close the bars and keep the schools open’ amid alarming coronavirus spike - 6 hours 31 min ago
Indiatimes - Biden announces 3 more members in COVID-19 task force - 17 hours 44 min ago



Fauci: US may see 'surge upon surge' of virus in weeks ahead - The Associated Press
Associated Press - 53 min 37 sec ago
Fauci: US may see 'surge upon surge' of virus in weeks ahead  The Associated Press
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NDTV - Top US Scientist Warns Of Covid "Surge Upon Surge" In Coming Weeks - 2 hours 29 sec ago
CNN - More than 91,000 people -- the most of the pandemic -- are hospitalized with coronavirus in the US - 12 hours 41 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Fauci warns of uptick in COVID-19 cases from travel as over 5 million people pass through US airports in the past week - 4 hours 18 min ago



Shop Walmart's best Cyber Monday 2020 deals right now
CNN - 1 hour 24 min ago
From laptops and TVs to air fryers, here are the best Walmart deals to shop this Cyber Monday.
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BusinessInsider - I'm a Walmart delivery driver who's made over $100,000 in the last year. I love my job, even though I work 80 hours a week and have only taken one day off. - 8 hours 42 min ago



Donald Trump refuses to concede in first post-election TV appearance
Deutsche Welle - 2 hours 19 min ago
Donald Trump has said he'll continue to fight the election results, but expressed doubt about his legal strategy. The outgoing president has refused to concede defeat to Joe Biden, repeating baseless voter fraud claims.
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CNN - Fox News' Maria Bartiromo gave Trump his first TV interview since the election. It was filled with lies - 5 hours 10 min ago
Bloomberg - Trump Says It'll Be Hard For Election Suits to Reach Top Court - Bloomberg - 5 hours 19 min ago
NDTV - Donald Trump Loses Another Election Court Challenge In Pennsylvania - 14 hours 32 min ago
SCMP - China makes final effort to court Japan and South Korea as Donald Trump heads for the exit - 18 hours 13 min ago
Associated Press - Republicans to hold meeting on Nov. 3 election, Trump defeat - Associated Press - 22 hours 46 min ago
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ZeroHedge - FBI Asks Pro-Trump Statistician To Share Findings Into Illegal Ballots - 39 min 3 sec ago
BusinessInsider - Trump says he is ashamed that he supported Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp - 2 hours 11 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Fantasy and failure: Inside Trump's 20-day quest to overturn the US election - 4 hours 36 min ago
Indiatimes - Hyderabad municipal election: Only Trump left to campaign in civic polls, says Owaisi on BJP’s strategy - 14 hours 14 min ago



Focusing On Deeper Ties With India In Science, Technology: Swedish Envoy
NDTV - 2 hours 31 min ago
Acknowledging India's role as the "pharmacy to the world", leading European nation Sweden said it is focusing on expanding bilateral cooperation in the areas of health and life sciences in view of the...
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SCMP - The Chinese touch behind Indian tea: documentary shows sweeter side of historical ties - 9 hours 13 min ago
Bloomberg - Why India Can’t Match China’s Net-Zero Emissions Pledge - BloombergQuint - 16 hours 39 min ago
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Indiatimes - View: Two countries, India then, India now - 3 hours 14 min ago
Financial Post - India regulators probe alleged AstraZeneca shot reaction, trial continues - 5 hours 7 min ago
Wall Street Journal - India's Farmer Protests Challenge Modi's Market Deregulations - 6 hours 43 min ago
The Hindu - Coronavirus | Serum Institute of India rejects charges by ‘Covishield’ volunteer, threatens to seek damages - 7 hours 31 min ago
TechCrunch - This Week in Apps: Snapchat clones TikTok, India bans 43 Chinese apps, more data on App Store commission changes - 8 hours 13 min ago



European envoys urge Saudi Arabia to release women's rights activists
CNN - 2 hours 51 min ago
Seven European human rights ambassadors criticized Saudi Arabia on Sunday over the continued detention of at least five women's rights activists, including Loujain al-Hathloul, whose case has been referred to a special court for terrorism offenses.
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Sydney Morning Herald - Jared Kushner heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar as regional tensions rise - 37 min 2 sec ago
The Independent - Jared Kushner heading to Saudi Arabia and Qatar in last ditch effort to resolve Gulf dispute - 1 hour 28 min ago



Belarus protesters gather in Minsk districts, hundreds arrested
Deutsche Welle - 4 hours 30 min ago
At least 300 people were detained as thousands of opposition protesters staged a series of smaller rallies in Minsk suburbs. They were attempting to evade a crackdown by authorities on mass gatherings.
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Deutsche Welle - Belarus protesters gather in Minsk districts, dozens arrested - 8 hours 3 sec ago
SCMP - Thailand protests: royalists scour internet for defamation cases against King Vajiralongkorn - 14 hours 25 min ago
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The Independent - Police tear gas Parisian protesters after tens of thousands demonstrate against new law that bans filming police - 11 hours 10 min ago
Indiatimes - Farmers' march: Protesters stay put at borders, to decide on future course of action - 15 hours 14 min ago
Russia Today - Paris protesters torch cars, set BANK on fire amid clashes over bill slammed as ‘ban on filming police brutality’ (VIDEOS) - 22 hours 8 min ago



OPEC alliance considers delay to its output hike, but faces a U.S. shale industry 'itching to drill again'
CNBC - 4 hours 33 min ago
A planned 2 million bpd January production ramp-up looks set to be delayed, according to market consensus.
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Financial Post - OPEC+ yet to find compromise on oil policy for 2021, say sources - 1 hour 3 min ago
ZeroHedge - OPEC+ Fails To Agree On Output Hike Ahead Of Big Meeting With UAE, Kazakhstan Opposed - 1 hour 45 min ago
The Guardian - Things are looking up for oil, but Opec can't uncross its fingers just yet - 22 hours 8 min ago



White House coronavirus testing czar says Americans who traveled for Thanksgiving should get tested
CNN - 4 hours 35 min ago
Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett Giroir on Sunday said Americans who traveled during the Thanksgiving holiday should get tested for coronavirus, and emphasized safety measures, such as mask wearing, as health experts warned about another rise in cases.
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CNBC - Fauci says Christmas and New Year’s restrictions will be necessary due to holiday coronavirus wave - 5 hours 22 min ago
CNN - How the coronavirus is really the only issue that matters - 7 hours 30 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: Singaporean woman passes on COVID antibodies to baby - 10 hours 21 min ago
NDTV - Singaporean Woman Gives Birth To Baby With Coronavirus Antibodies: Report - 15 hours 13 min ago
BBC - Coronavirus: Suspend peak rail fares over Christmas, says Labour - 18 hours 24 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Fauci said authorities should 'close the bars and keep the schools open' to cut down on coronavirus infection spread - 27 min 59 sec ago
Financial Post - U.S. CDC reports 265,166 deaths from coronavirus - 3 hours 3 min ago
Indiatimes - South Korea bans year-end parties, some music lessons, as coronavirus spikes again - 10 hours 44 min ago
The Guardian - Questions over HS2 and new roads as coronavirus prompts transport inquiry - 12 hours 58 min ago



As Russia battles coronavirus, its military pushes ahead with recruitment
Deutsche Welle - 4 hours 46 min ago
The Russian government has vowed to protect its military conscripts, but service and living conditions heighten the risk of COVID-19 infection. Recruits and their families are pushing back.
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Associated Press - Ex-Trump campaign aide sues over Russia probe surveillance - The Associated Press - 23 hours 29 min ago
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Wall Street Journal - U.S., Russia Race to Outflank Each Other on Russian Pipeline - 11 hours 44 min ago



"Won't Change My Mind": Trump Doubles Down On Election Fraud Claim
NDTV - 4 hours 57 min ago
In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that he will never concede to Joe Biden and abandon his conspiracy theory about mass ballot fraud.
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Indiatimes - Trump says will not ‘change my mind’ on election fraud claims - 3 hours 14 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump, without evidence, calls the 2020 presidential election results 'the greatest fraud in the history of our country from an electoral standpoint' - 4 hours 21 min ago



Trump says his election challenges probably won't make it to the Supreme Court
CNBC - 5 hours 2 min ago
Donald Trump acknowledged his vanishing path to overturning the results of the 2020 election in court during the first full interview since his defeat.
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CNN - Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismisses another election case brought by Republicans - 21 hours 55 min ago
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Financial Post - Trump questions whether Supreme Court would hear election challenge as options dwindle - 54 min 55 sec ago
Indiatimes - Trump expresses doubt on whether Supreme Court will hear election cases - 4 hours 14 min ago
ZeroHedge - Pennsylvania Supreme Court Dismisses GOP-Trump Win; Next Stop, US Supreme Court - 7 hours 14 min ago
TechCrunch - The Supreme Court will hear its first big CFAA case - 8 hours 13 min ago
BusinessInsider - Pennsylvania's Supreme Court scrapped a Republican lawsuit that sought to throw out millions of votes and block election certification - 17 hours 59 min ago



Black Friday deals still live in Canada
CNN - 5 hours 15 min ago

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CNN - Black Friday looks very different this year. Here's why analysts are optimistic - 22 hours 33 min ago
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BusinessInsider - US consumers spent a record $9 billion on Black Friday online shopping - 2 hours 6 min ago



Carrie Lam interview: Hong Kong’s leader in her own words on protests, political turmoil and what next for the city
SCMP - 5 hours 49 min ago
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor talks to the Post about her recent policy address, political turbulence, social divisions and the way forward for the city as she sees it.Lam warns of the need for tougher measures to contain an escalating coronavirus pandemic and public cooperation to succeed. And she shares a little about her personal life – but only a little.Read more from the interview here.‘I’m back’: Lam says she is now more confident, resolute after last year’s protest ...
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SCMP - Measures cooling Hong Kong’s residential property market should remain with homes so expensive and sector’s resilience, finance chief says - 7 hours 24 min ago
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Sydney Morning Herald - Hong Kong leader says she has 'piles of cash at home,' no bank account, due to US sanctions - 14 hours 31 min ago



Six people sent to hospital after unknown smell prompts evacuation of Amazon building in California
CNN - 6 hours 10 min ago
Six people were taken to the hospital and hazardous materials teams were called in after employees reported an unknown smell at an Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California, the company told CNN.
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CNN - All the best Cyber Monday deals you can shop at Amazon - 8 hours 12 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Amazon's Cyber Monday 2020 Echo deals are available now, with savings of up to $150 on Echo smart speakers, smart displays, and bundles - 5 hours 13 min ago



GitHub is forcing Microsoft to deal with thorny controversies two years after acquisition
CNBC - 7 hours 14 min ago
GitHub recently stood up to pressure from the Recording Industry Association of America, the latest example of how its large network attracts controversy.



"The Crown Is Fiction": UK Minister Wants Netflix To Add Health Warning
NDTV - 7 hours 16 min ago
Netflix hit series "The Crown" should make clear that much of its content is fiction over fears of damage to the image of British royal family, a government minister said.
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BusinessInsider - The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Survivor' to 'The Crown' - 7 hours 29 min ago



Start your week smart: Pennsylvania, Covid-19, NFL, Zappos, Cyber Monday
CNN - 7 hours 36 min ago
Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
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SCMP - Singaporean gives birth to baby with Covid-19 antibodies - 8 hours 26 min ago
CNN - Covid-19 claims beloved Chicago dispatcher: 'His pride was going to work' - 12 hours 2 min ago
Associated Press - No QBs in Denver, no home for SF as COVID-19 sows NFL chaos - The Associated Press - 20 hours 21 min ago
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New York Times - Should Isolation Periods Be Shorter for People With Covid-19? - 2 hours 52 min ago
BusinessInsider - South Dakota's governor encouraged people to go shopping the same day the state reported its highest single-day COVID-19 death total - 6 hours 37 min ago
Financial Post - Philips Patient Management Solution keeps patients safe and personalizes care during COVID-19 at leading U.S. medical centers - 7 hours 12 min ago
Indiatimes - Covid-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu drop below 10 - 7 hours 14 min ago
Global Times - Update: S.Korean employee in Chongqing tests COVID-19 positive after travelling abroad - 12 hours 15 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Baby born with COVID-19 antibodies: report - 15 hours 30 min ago
ZeroHedge - COVID Antibody Drugs From Regeneron, Eli Lilly Raise Concerns About Supply Shortages - 23 hours 44 min ago



UK Set to Be First to Clear Pfizer-BioNTech Covid Vaccine - msnNOW
Bloomberg - 8 hours 56 min ago
UK Set to Be First to Clear Pfizer-BioNTech Covid Vaccine  msnNOW
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FOX Business - UK secures 2M more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine - 15 hours 53 min ago
CNN - Pressure builds on Congress to help states with vaccine needs - 16 hours 26 min ago
NDTV - UK Secures Additional 2 Million Doses Of Moderna Covid Vaccine - 18 hours 38 min ago
SCMP - How Unicef is preparing for challenge of distributing Covid-19 vaccines to poorer countries - 21 hours 13 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Fauci says 'it's going to be months' before a coronavirus vaccine is approved for children - 5 hours 21 min ago
Indiatimes - Day after Congress' Surjewala slammed PM's visit to vaccine hubs, colleague Anand Sharma hails it - 6 hours 14 min ago
Financial Post - Wall St Week Ahead-COVID-19 vaccine adoption rates are ‘wildcard’ for U.S. stock rally - 8 hours 7 min ago
Global Times - Western public opinion war on vaccines is wicked: Global Times editorial - 23 hours 14 min ago



Score deep savings on an Apple Watch Series 6, SE and Series 5
CNN - 10 hours 13 min ago
Black Friday might have passed, but that doesn't mean the deals have vanished. In fact, you can still score an Apple Watch for a steal of a deal. The SE and Series 6 which launched in September are seeing strong discounts along with the Series 5 from last year. Let's not waste any minutes and break out the best deals.
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BusinessInsider - Best Buy's Cyber Monday deals are available now — save big on tablets, 4K TVs, headphones, Apple Watches, and more - 3 hours 18 min ago
Indiatimes - Apple suppliers’ exodus from China won’t slow down under Joe Biden - 8 hours 14 min ago



Guggenheim Fund Reserves Right to Put Up to 10% in Bitcoin Trust - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 12 hours 56 min ago
Guggenheim Fund Reserves Right to Put Up to 10% in Bitcoin Trust  Bloomberg
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ZeroHedge - Guggenheim To Invest Up To $530 Million In Bitcoin After Roubini Twitter Meltdown - 4 hours 49 min ago



China-Australia relations: WTO action ‘the next step’ for Canberra over Beijing’s barley duties
SCMP - 12 hours 57 min ago
The Australian government is “expecting” to bring a formal case against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over barley anti-dumping duties.Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the Chinese government imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on Australian wine.“I expect that will be the outcome,” Birmingham said in an interview with national broadcaster ABC when asked whether a WTO case against barley was in the pipeline.“We are ...
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Wall Street Journal - Australia Threatens WTO Action Against China as Trade Row Intensifies - 9 hours 40 min ago



Coronavirus: work stops at South Korean chip plant in China after positive test
SCMP - 14 hours 13 min ago
A Chinese factory owned by South Korean semiconductor giant SK Hynix halted operations on Sunday after a plant worker was found to have an asymptomatic infection of the novel coronavirus, state news agency Xinhua reported.The Korean worker based at the plant in the megacity of Chongqing since February had left on Thursday for South Korea, the report said.He was tested at Incheon airport in Seoul and confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday.All factory staff as well as staff and ...
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ZeroHedge - Chinese Government Stepping Up Propaganda To Change COVID Origin Story - 4 hours 24 min ago
Indiatimes - China scientists claim virus born in India; West experts refute - 16 hours 44 min ago
Financial Post - China halts operation at Korean chip plant after worker tests positive for coronavirus - 17 hours 11 min ago



Lockdowns, Christmas holidays and domestic violence: A dangerous mix
Deutsche Welle - 15 hours 22 min ago
Domestic abuse spikes during the holidays and the coronavirus lockdown will only make things worse. One quarter of all women experience abuse in their lives and lockdown measures are making it harder to get help.
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ZeroHedge - LA County's Latest 3-Week Lockdown Exempts Protests & 'Religious Services' - 3 hours 9 min ago
Indiatimes - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defends tier-based lockdown in letter to rebel colleagues - 9 hours 14 min ago
BusinessInsider - 10 people in Sweden told us their trust in the government is dwindling as it pivots away from its no-lockdown coronavirus policy - 12 hours 30 min ago