Day: May 3, 2021

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The most damning quote on the state of the GOP

Asked by The Hill newspaper about efforts to remove Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney from the leadership of the Republican Party over her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, this is what Gonzalez said: “If a prerequisite for running our conference is to keep lying to our constituents, then Liz is not the best person. […]

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Biden and McConnell harden their positions on tax hikes

President Joe Biden speaks after a visit to Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, Va. On May 3, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden and Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hardened their positions Monday on tax increases for millionaires and the companies Biden offered to fund his massive […]

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Rep. Liz Cheney doubles down: Republicans can’t accept Trump’s ‘poison’

Rep. Liz Cheney doubles down: Republicans can’t accept Trump’s ‘poison’

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Business

Stock futures are flat after strong start to May

Stock futures were flat in Monday night trading after a strong start to May as investors piled on stocks that would benefit the most from an economic reopening. Futures contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average have changed little. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures were also stable. The futures movement followed strong gains […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates end their marriage

“After a lot of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we made the decision to end our marriage,” the statement read. The couple founded their philanthropic organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, together in 2000. Since then, the foundation has spent $ 53.8 billion on a wide range of initiatives related […]

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Bill Gates and Melinda Gates go their separate ways

Bill and Melinda Gates Frederic Stevens | Getty Images Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, said in a tweet Monday that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, would separate after 27 years. Financial details are not yet clear. Bill Gates owns 1.37% of Microsoft’s outstanding shares, which are worth more than $ 26 […]

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1.5 million people still pay for the service – but not for dial-up internet access

American line shirt, AOL from Urban Outfitters Source: Urban Outfitters Amid the mishmash of Verizon Media assets that Apollo Global Management buys from Verizon – Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, Ad Tech, Yahoo Fantasy – there’s a cash flow that won’t die: AOL. The famous internet company that once bought Time Warner for $ 182 billion and […]

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Health

High Dose Fish Oil May Increase Chances For A-Fib In Heart Patients

By Amy Norton HealthDay reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Many people take fish oil to protect their hearts, but a new study suggests prescription versions may increase the risk of a common heart rhythm disorder. At issue are prescription omega-3 fatty acids, which are naturally found in fish oil. Medicines are often […]

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Alan Dershowitz, legal adviser to Giuliani, hopes Trump will join the legal battle to block access to documents seized in the FBI raid last week

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz, who does not formally represent Giuliani but acts in an advisory capacity, said the former New York mayor would likely file a legal challenge and wanted his former clients to also seek to prevent prosecutors from reviewing the documents . “I hope people with privileged information like Donald Trump will join the […]

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Business

Robinhood made $ 331 million from its clients’ trading activities in the first quarter of 2021

Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Robinhood reaped a record amount of revenue from customer transactions in the first quarter of 2021, as the retail giant nears its public debut. The millennial preferred stock trading app raised $ 331 million in payment for order flow – the money brokerage firms receive for directing transactions […]

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