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 2021-01-26 18:26 

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Davis Love III Net Worth: Golfer Replaces Tiger Woods As Presidents Cup Captain...

Davis Love III has been named the captain for the United States in the 2022 Presidents Cup, replacing Tiger Woods, who was given the honor when the event was last held in 2019. Love, of course, isn't on the same level as Woods, but he is among the mos...

 2021-01-26 18:01 

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Yellen Makes History Again As US Treasury Secretary...

In selecting Janet Yellen to be the first woman to lead the US Treasury Department, President Joe Biden chose a progressive economist focused on unemployment who supports fiscal stimulus and tackling climate change.After the Senate on Monday voted overwhe...

 2021-01-26 17:52 

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Antony Blinken, Courtly New Top US Diplomat, Preaches Humility And Intervention...

Unfailingly calm and courteous, America's new top diplomat Antony Blinken advocates a more humble approach to build alliances but, more than his boss, has advocated military power when human rights are in question.The 71th US secretary of state, who w...

 2021-01-26 17:46 

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US Senate Confirms Blinken As Secretary Of State...

The US Senate on Tuesday easily confirmed Antony Blinken as secretary of state, with key members of the rival Republican Party backing him.Blinken, a longtime adviser to President Joe Biden who has vowed to repair US alliances, was approved by a vote of 7...

 2021-01-26 17:46 

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Asia Sales Help LVMH Limit Covid Damage...

LVMH, the world's biggest luxury company, said Tuesday that a strong pickup in Asian sales and robust online business helped contain the damage from Covid-19 in its 2020 results.The outlook remained uncertain because of the global health crisis, but L...

 2021-01-26 17:45 

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India Orders Extra Forces Into Delhi After Farmers Storm Iconic Red Fort...

The Indian government on Tuesday ordered 2,000 paramilitary reinforcements to New Delhi after thousands of farmers fought street battles with police and stormed the landmark Red Fort as they took protests against agriculture reforms into the capital, repo...

 2021-01-26 17:43 

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Champagne Sales Lose Fizz To Virus...

Champagne sales plunged last year as coronavirus lockdowns stymied tourism and shut bars, hotels and restaurants, its trade association said Tuesday.Sales of the sparkling white wine fell by 18 percent to 245 million bottles worldwide, said the Comite Cha...

 2021-01-26 17:42 

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Pepsi, Beyond Meat Cook Up Snack Partnership...

Food industry colossus PepsiCo and faux-burger makers Beyond Meat announced an alliance Tuesday to cook up plant-based snacks that tempt the palate while being easy on the planet.The companies said they are forming a joint venture called "The Planet P...

 2021-01-26 17:28 

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Claudia Conway Says Mother Kellyanne 'Deserves To Go To Jail' After 'Unreal' Scandal...

The Conway family drama has taken another unexpected turn after topless photos of Claudia Conway appeared on her mother's Twitter account, and now, the 16-year-old is urging her followers to report the incident and send her mother to jail....

 2021-01-26 17:24 

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Washington Post Announces Retirement Of Editor Marty Baron...

The Washington Post's executive editor Marty Baron, who led the newspaper to multiple awards amid a transition to the digital era, announced his retirement on Tuesday.Baron, 66, presided over a vast expansion of the Post newsroom and several investiga...

 2021-01-26 17:08 

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LeBron James Goes Ballistic After Being Heckled By Cavs' Exec Jason Hillman...

A member of the Cleveland Cavaliers' front office cheered when LeBron James missed a shot Monday night, and the NBA's biggest star took it personally. James responded by going nuclear in the game's final quarter, finishing with 46 points and l...

 2021-01-26 17:06 

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BlackRock Pushes Companies To Set More Ambitious Climate Targets...

The head of the world's largest asset manager BlackRock on Tuesday called for companies to explain how they plan to reduce their net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050."I believe that the pandemic has presented such an existential crisis -- such a s...

 2021-01-26 16:58 

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European Stocks Bounce Back...

European stocks rebounded Tuesday but Wall Street treaded water as traders tracked developments on the coronavirus pandemic and US stimulus plan.Meanwhile, investors welcomed the International Monetary Fund revising its global growth forecast higher."...

 2021-01-26 16:56 

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In Locked-down Lebanon, Many Fear Poverty More Than Virus...

Lebanon may be under a strict pandemic lockdown to stem raging coronavirus rates, but father-of-six Omar Qarhani is still working, desperate to support his family."I'm not scared of corona -- what scares me is being in need and poverty," the 3...

 2021-01-26 16:32 

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Elon Musk Loves Etsy. Here's Why...

Online marketplace Etsy (ETSY) saw its share price surge over 6% in premarket trading on Tuesday after Elon Musk revealed that he loves the one-of-a-kind shopping site....

 2021-01-26 16:24 

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Super Bowl 2021 MVP Odds: Best Bets Include Patrick Mahomes, Rob Gronkowski...

With several star players on both the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there are plenty of candidates to be named Super Bowl LV MVP. The award is always among the game's most popular prop bets.Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady are the heavy fa...

 2021-01-26 16:23 

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Virus-plagued Italy In Political Turmoil After PM Quits...

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday in the hope of forming a new government after weeks of turmoil in his ruling coalition, leaving Italy rudderless as it battles the deadly coronavirus pandemic.He will stay on in a caretaker capacity while Pre...

 2021-01-26 16:16 

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Bigfoot Hunting Season? Oklahoma Lawmaker Sees Tourism Boon In Bounty...

Hoping to ride the momentum from a local Bigfoot festival, a state lawmaker in Oklahoma said he was hoping to generate tourism revenue with a hunting season for the mythical creature.Rep. Justin Humphrey, a Republican representing the southeastern region ...

 2021-01-26 16:13 

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Colombian Defense Minister Dies Of Covid-19 Complications...

Colombian Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo died Tuesday of coronavirus complications, the country's president announced. He was 69. Trujillo is one of about a dozen sitting cabinet ministers worldwide to have succumbed to the virus that has kil...

 2021-01-26 16:04 

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US Consumers Mired In Covid Gloom, But See Better Days Ahead...

US consumers are pessimistic about the state of the economy as it weathers the Covid-19 pandemic's tough winter months, but see things getting better soon, a survey said Tuesday.The Conference Board reported its January consumer confidence index was a...

 2021-01-26 15:46 

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Vaccine Concerns Divide Nations At Davos...

Divisions were on display Tuesday at the Davos virtual summit as nations called for fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines amid fears of hoarding by rich nations.The annual gathering of business and government leaders at the World Economic Forum in the Sw...

 2021-01-26 15:38 

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Dutch Government Says Won't Bow To Curfew Riot 'Scum'...

The Dutch government will not back down on its coronavirus curfew despite three nights of rioting by "scum", ministers said on Tuesday after the worst unrest to hit the Netherlands for four decades.Dutch police arrested a further 184 people overni...

 2021-01-26 15:26 

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Dutch Riots Rage On As IMF Sees $22 Trillion Global GDP Loss...

The Netherlands saw a third night of riots as coronavirus curfew frustrations boiled over, while the International Monetary Fund estimated Tuesday that the pandemic will slash $22 trillion off the global economy over five years....

 2021-01-26 15:09 

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Delhi Clashes Between Farmers And Police Overshadow Army Parade...

Thousands of Indian farmers fought street battles with police across New Delhi on Tuesday as they took protests against agriculture reforms into the capital during a giant Republic Day military parade.Police laid on one of their biggest security operation...

 2021-01-26 15:08 

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Global Economy On Stronger Footing, But Suffers Huge Losses: IMF...

The global economy is expected to see a strong rebound this year, but the coronavirus crisis is causing severe damage, slashings tens of trillions of dollars off GDP, the IMF said Tuesday."Now at $22 trillion," a figure equal to the size of the en...

 2021-01-26 15:04 

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Will Katie Be The Next 'Bachelorette'? Escort-gate Prompts Casting Plea...

"The Bachelor" contestant Katie Thurston made quite the impression during the show's premiere, showing up to meet lead Matt James with a vibrator in hand. But four episodes in, she's since become a fan favorite.After ABC aired the latest S...

 2021-01-26 14:46 

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'Historic' Winter Storm Invokes Emergency Declarations Across These Regions...

A major winter storm system making its way across the central parts of the country prompted emergency declarations and created havoc on the roads....

 2021-01-26 14:44 

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European Stocks Bounce Back, Dollar Steady...

European and US stock markets rebounded Tuesday as traders tracked developments on the coronavirus pandemic and US stimulus plan.Asian stock markets sank Tuesday following the previous day's healthy run-up, with sentiment jolted by the prospect that P...

 2021-01-26 14:40 

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Why Scientists Think UK Variant Could Be More Deadly...

The announcement that the coronavirus strain sweeping Britain could be more deadly as well as more transmissible has raised fresh concerns about the variant that has spread to dozens of countries. Initially British experts said that their evidence suggest...

 2021-01-26 14:32 

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You Won't Find This Coconut Milk At Target Anymore, Here's Why...

Target (TGT) is the latest retailer to drop Chaokoh coconut milk from its stores over alleged monkey abuse, joining Costco, Wegmans, and several other retailers in banning the product....

 2021-01-26 14:29 

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Amazon To Expand Tech Hub In Boston With 3,000 New Jobs...

Amazon announced plans Tuesday to expand its technology hub in the Boston area, creating some 3,000 jobs in the next few years.The Boston hub will add teams working on the Alexa digital assistant, robotics, Amazon Pharmacy and the giant's web services...

 2021-01-26 14:10 

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Oscar Mayer's Weinermobiles Need Drivers...

The open road, smiling faces, and a nearly 30-foot-long mobile hot dog. What more could you want?The Kraft-Heinz Company is taking applications through January for positions the company calls "hotdoggers."; Not someone doing spectacular stunts on a...

 2021-01-26 14:09 

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20 Beauty Products You Should Add To Your Makeup Kit: Lipsticks, Foundations And More!...

Beauty and makeup trends these days evolve so quickly that it can be difficult to keep up. One moment everyone is playing around with bold colors on their eyes, then flaunting nude tones and 'no makeup' makeup looks the next. This is why it is imp...

 2021-01-26 14:07 

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3M Profits Jump Amid Heavy Demand For Face Masks...

3M, a maker of N95 face masks, reported higher fourth-quarter profits Tuesday on the mixed impact of Covid-19 across its businesses while also projecting sales growth in 2021.The industrial giant -- which operates in transportation, electronics and consum...

 2021-01-26 13:47 

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Russia Says Biden Must Lift Sanctions To Save Iran Nuclear Deal...

Russia said Tuesday it was up to Washington to take the first steps if US President Joe Biden wants to salvage the landmark Iran nuclear deal.Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged Washington to lift sanctions on Tehran and save the historic agreement durin...

 2021-01-26 13:35 

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Uganda Withdraws Troops From Opposition Leader's House...

Ugandan soldiers stood down their positions around the residence of opposition leader Bobi Wine on Tuesday, a day after a court ordered an end to the confinement of the presidential runner-up.Wine, a popstar-turned-MP whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi,...

 2021-01-26 13:31 

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Former TSA Agent Who Tricked A Woman Into Baring Her Breasts During Airport Screening Gets Jail...

A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent who tricked a woman into showing him her breasts while going through security at Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to 60 days in prison....

 2021-01-26 13:31 

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5 Daily Habits You Should Adopt To Age Gracefully...

Aging is a natural process, but it's common for people to dread the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. To lead a peaceful life, it is important to strive to age gracefully and happily.There is so much more to aging than what people normally perc...

 2021-01-26 13:30 

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Ethereum Price Prediction: These Indicators Point To A Surge To $2,000...

As Ethereum at $1,300 continues to get sustained, traders are expecting a likely visit to $2,000 in the future, a possible new all-time high, based on the following reasons....

 2021-01-26 13:26 

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What's Next For Trump? His Plans As Impeachment Article Hits Senate...

Former President Donald Trump is opening a new office in Florida on Monday that will carry on his admininstration's administration, an announcement he made as the House delivered a single article of impeachment to the Senate.Trump left Washington for ...

 2021-01-26 13:24 

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Why This Doctor Says More Than One COVID Vaccination May Be Needed...

As new variants of COVID-19 crop up across the world, more may be needed to fight the mutations of the virus than the current vaccine that is being offered, according to one expert.Dr. Kavita Patel, who served under the Obama administration as the directo...

 2021-01-26 13:22 

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Afghan Government Envoys Accuse Taliban Of Snubbing Talks...

Afghan government negotiators holding peace talks with the Taliban charged Tuesday their opponents had been avoiding formal engagement for more than a week, an accusation the insurgents denied.The two sides have been meeting in the Qatari capital Doha sin...

 2021-01-26 13:21 

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9-Year-Old Girl Dies After Having 'One Lick' Of Ice Cream During Family Holiday...

A 9-year-old girl died of severe allergic reaction after having "one lick" of ice cream during a family holiday, an inquest heard Monday.The girl, identified as Habiba Chisti, was allergic to eggs and nuts. She was on a holiday with her parents an...

 2021-01-26 13:20 

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Man Feeds 4-Month-Old Baby Beer Mixed With Energy Drink For Crying Loudly...

A 4-month-old baby in Indonesia was fed beer mixed with an energy drink by a man babysitting the child. The man reportedly did so because the child was crying loudly.The incident took place in the province of Gorontalo, media outlet World of Buzz reported...

 2021-01-26 10:40 

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A Strong Android-Powered iPhone 12 Mini Contender Is On Its Way, Leak Says...

Apple's iPhone 12 Mini may get a strong contender in the form of a new smartphone coming from entertainment giant Sony, a leak reveals.Sony's Xperia line of smartphones might not be as popular as other brands, but that isn't stopping the Japan...

 2021-01-26 10:30 

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Ex-Porn Star Lana Rhoades Avoided Posting About Boyfriend Mike Majlak For This Reason...

Lana Rhoades recently revealed that she didn't feel confident enough at one point about her relationship with Mike Majlak to post about her boyfriend on social media.In the eighth episode of their show "3 Girls 1 Kitchen," Rhoades and her co-h...

 2021-01-26 10:19 

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Protesting Farmers Battle Police After Storming Indian Capital...

Thousands of Indian farmers battled police across New Delhi Tuesday as they took protests against agriculture reform into the capital during a giant Republic Day military parade.Police laid on one of their biggest security operations in years in a bid to ...

 2021-01-26 10:03 

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S.Africa Turns To Temporary Morgues As Covid Deaths Soar...

The cold hits you first. Then comes the smell. Inside a refrigerated shipping container are 17 plastic-wrapped corpses, each bearing a yellow label reading "highly contagious." The 12-metre (40-foot) steel box has been installed at Johannesburg mo...

 2021-01-26 09:28 

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Indonesia Passes One Million Coronavirus Cases...

Indonesia passed more than one million Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, as the archipelago launches one of the world's biggest vaccine drives to clamp down on a soaring infection rate.The Southeast Asian nation of nearly 270 million has recorded 1,012,350 v...

 2021-01-26 08:22 

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PFL Bracing For Slambang Third Season With New Faces Ready To Rumble...

There is no way to go but up for the Professional Fighters League (PFL) as it gets ready for an interesting third season.This happens in April and the stakes have been upped with new world-class champions in the fray....

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