Day: May 4, 2021

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Derek Chauvin’s lawyer files a motion for a new trial

The former Minneapolis cop was convicted on April 20 of unintentional second degree murder, second degree manslaughter and third degree murder in the death of George Floyd. The petition, filed by attorney Eric Nelson, cites factors such as “the interests of justice; abuse of discretion which deprived the defendant of a fair trial; misconduct of […]

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Elizabeth Holmes reappears in court as lawyers go their separate ways

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes outside a hearing in her criminal fraud trial on May 4, 2021. CNBC Pregnant Elizabeth Holmes has appeared in court for the first time in 15 months during three days of hearings that will pave the way for her criminal fraud trial. In Tuesday’s session at the Federal Courthouse in […]

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Death of Covid-19 patients due to oxygen shortage is ‘nothing short of genocide’, Indian court says

People line up to enter a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Toronto, Canada on April 28. Zou Zheng / Xinhua / Getty Images) About 1 in 3 eligible Canadians have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, the country’s Minister of Utilities and Supply, Anita Anand, said at a press conference on Tuesday. Anand […]

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US pushes to end corporate tax ‘race to the bottom’

Janet Yellen Scott Mlyn | CNBC The United States is taking a two-pronged approach to meeting its goal of implementing a global minimum tax for businesses as it moves forward in negotiations with a global consortium, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday. . Getting countries around the world to implement a low-level tax that […]

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On board a small Ukrainian patrol boat challenging Russian naval power

In the rear, an artilleryman firmly grips the handles of a single heavy machine gun bolted to the rear, scanning the horizon carefully for any threat. An hour after the coastal patrol had started, in rough seas about 5 nautical miles off the coast of Ukraine, a crackling radio message passed through the dull hum […]

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Lyft Q1 2021 results

Confetti drops as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and Chairman John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell to celebrate the company’s IPO on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The company’s stock in the racing app was initially priced at $ 72. Mario Tama / Getty Images Cycle touring company Lyft has […]

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Sean Combs proves he legally changed his middle name to ‘Love’

The mogul who went from Puffy to Puff Daddy to P. Diddy, to Diddy, then to P. Diddy really changed his middle name to “Love”. Although there have been reports last year that he incorporated “Love” into his name, Sean John Combs posted his Florida driver’s license on Monday on his verified Instagram account showing […]

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Cathie Wood’s Ark Innovation ETF has fallen nearly 5% amid a tech sell-off, is now at 30% high

Cathie Wood, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks at the Sooner Than You Think conference in the borough of Brooklyn in New York on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Alex Flynn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Star manager Cathie Wood’s flagship fund – Ark Innovation – took a hit on […]

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What it’s like to be a black cop, navigating two turbulent worlds

In 2017, Hahn became the first African-American Police Chief of the Sacramento Police Department. Although he understands the frustrations of the black community, the insults are hard to hear. “I think it’s probably the hardest thing to have your own community, something you’ve been a part of since the day you were born…” has that […]

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Million people sign petition calling on Biden to cancel student debt

Austin Hossfeld and his wife, Hayley. Photo: Austin Hossfeld Every day Austin Hossfeld types the same words into Google: “Biden” and “student loans”. “A lot of times it’s the same items,” said Austin, 26. “I read them again. “At night, I tell my wife about it.” Like so many other Americans, the Carroll, Ohio resident […]

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