Day: February 28, 2021

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Live Updates: Golden Globe Awards 2021

Ricky Gervais took to Twitter on Sunday to joke that Hollywood can let out a sigh of relief saying it isn’t hosting the Golden Globes this year. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey have this job. Gervais wrote: “Anyone can chill out. Have a good night’s sleep #GoldenGlobes” by adding a laughing face emoji and a […]

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Diversity visa lottery winners from countries blocked by Trump hope for another chance under Biden

She was in her fourth year of college, living in Yemen, a newlywed and on the verge of becoming pregnant when she found out she had won the United States Visa Diversity Lottery, also known as the “Green card lottery”. It seemed like Al-Doais had beaten the odds – 12.4 million applicants applied for a […]

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‘This bond market is so radically oversold’: economist David Rosenberg

Economist David Rosenberg says he’s made a career out of not following the herd, and his bond forecast could be seen as the latest example. According to the chairman of Rosenberg Research, the shock in interest rate returns this year around the benchmark 10-year Treasury Note is temporary. “This bond market is so drastically oversold,” […]

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Cuomo changes course, calls for independent lawyer to be selected to review allegations of sexual harassment

The Democratic governor’s office initially selected former federal judge Barbara Jones to investigate allegations of sexual harassment made against the governor by two former female assistants, but the choice met with a swift reaction, including from several high-profile Democrats in the state – such as New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio, a longtime opponent […]

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CDC Committee Recommends Use of J & J’s Single Injection Covid Vaccine

Illustration of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine In view of Ruvic | Reuters A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted unanimously on Sunday to recommend the use of the one shot Covid-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson for those 18 and older as the federal government prepares to ship million doses […]

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway – CNN

In its annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB), investment guru Warren Buffett revealed that the company took an $ 11 billion depreciation last year on its 2016 purchase of Precision Castparts, describing it as “a mistake.” The 90-year-old billionaire, chairman of Berkshire since 1970, said in the company’s annual letter to shareholders […]

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Stocks coming week: $ 3 gasoline could be imminent – unless OPEC and Russia start pumping more oil

US crude rose above $ 60 a barrel. That’s a far cry from the depths reached last April when oil fell below zero (minus $ 40.32 a barrel, to be exact) for the first time in history. Prices at the pump are also starting to climb. The national average hit $ 2.70 per gallon on […]

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White House defends decision not to punish Saudi Crown Prince MbS

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 10: (—- EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT – “BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI KINGDOM COUNCIL / DOCUMENT” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A CUSTOMER SERVICE —- Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman attends the 40th annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]

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It’s America’s deadliest avalanche season in years. Experts say Covid is partly to blame

Some experts say it’s also to blame for a recent spike in avalanche deaths. Seriously. So far this winter season, 33 people have died in U.S. avalanches, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC). This is not far from the record of 36 deaths set in 2008 and reached again in 2010. But a […]

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Trump to slam Biden and attack Republican critics in first speech after White House

President Donald Trump addresses the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, the United States, February 29, 2020. Yuri Gripas | Reuters Donald Trump is expected to criticize President Joe Biden and seek to retain his grip on the future of the Republican Party on Sunday […]

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