Day: April 27, 2021

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Blinken says US withdrawal from Afghanistan will focus ‘stowaways’ minds in region

Blinken spoke to CNN’s Jake Tapper, who asked him to address concerns that President Joe Biden’s plans to pull US forces out of the country by 9/11 could create a vacuum leading to civil war or another Taliban takeover. “This is certainly a possible scenario,” Blinken said, adding that “no one is interested in the […]

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Business

Dividend shares to benefit from the capital gains tax proposal

For investors who are increasingly concerned that President Joe Biden will act to increase levies on investment gains, CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday proposed a strategy to avoid potentially higher taxes for the wealthy. “If you’re worried about Biden’s plan to raise taxes on capital gains but not dividend income, that’s no reason to sell […]

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Ed Gonzalez: Biden takes on Texas Sheriff who criticized Trump-era policies for ICE director

Gonzalez, who was elected Harris County Sheriff in 2016, has a decades-long career in law enforcement, according to his Biography. He criticized the Trump administration for its positions on border management and emergency issues, and at one point pulled his department out of a controversial ICE program. “Diverting precious law enforcement resources from threats to […]

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Tom Lee says investors are ‘too focused on growth stocks’

A driver for an independent contractor wears a protective mask while driving a delivery truck to deliver N95 respirator masks outside a United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) ground sorting facility in Louisville, Kentucky , United States, Monday, April 13, 2020. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tom Lee said on Tuesday that investors may […]

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Kevin McCarthy on Liz Cheney’s leadership ability: ‘That’s a question for the conference’

Asked by Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News whether Cheney, the GOP conference chair and House Republican No. 3, was still a “good fit” for the management team, McCarthy replied, “He’s a question for the conference. “ McCarthy was speaking to reporters just outside of Orlando during the House Republicans annual political retreat. He also took […]

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Starbucks (SBUX) Q2 2021 Results

Starbucks Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson speaks at a press conference in Shanghai on August 2, 2018. AFP | Getty Images Starbucks released mixed quarterly results on Tuesday and raised its annual profit and revenue forecast. The company’s shares fell nearly 2% in extended trading. Here’s what the company reported versus what Wall Street expected, […]

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Health

Platoon and federal government clash after ‘urgent warning’

April 27, 2021 – Peloton pushes back a warning from the U.S. government regarding the safety of its expensive home treadmill. Experts wonder if this is a case of dangerous design flaws – or the need for individual users to be held to account. It is being followed closely as artificial intelligence-assisted home fitness devices […]

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Biden pushes new CDC mask guidelines as reason all Americans should get vaccinated

Biden pushes new CDC mask guidelines as reason all Americans should get vaccinated

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Senators ask Google about a phone call to Match the day before the testimony

The senses. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., And Mike Lee, R-Utah, are seen at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing at Dirksen Building titled “5G: National Security Concerns, Intellectual Property Issues, and the Impact on Competition and Innovation “. Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Appeal, Inc. | Getty Images The two senior senators on the […]

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The hospital in the Indian city of Surat has only 3 hours of oxygen left and 430 patients with Covid-19

The Indian city of Surat in the western state of Gujarat is rapidly running out of oxygen, Hiral Shah, a senior doctor in the city, told CNN on Tuesday. “There are around 4,000 patients in the city who need oxygen,” said Shah, president of the Indian Medical Association in Surat. “If the supply is not […]

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