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Italian doctor arrested for giving lethal drugs to 2 patients
AN Italian ER doctor was arrested Monday on suspicion of administering lethal drugs to two COVID-19 patients at a public hospital at Montichiari in the province of Brescia north of Milan.
"Roz" Brewer will become only the 2nd Black woman to permanently lead a Fortune 500 company
It's a stark reminder of how far corporate America's top decision-makers have to go.
It's time for Europe to take private data from the hands of powerful tech monopolies and give it back to the people
People should be able to own their own private data, instead of being forced to hand it to tech giants like Facebook and Google.
The White House is 'monitoring the situation' with GameStop and the stock market
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen was "monitoring the situation" around the GameStop-related changes in the stock market.
Change to Portugal’s golden visa scheme to hit property market
New rule, which comes into effect in July, excludes the capital Lisbon and Porto from qualified destinations for property investments.
Blackrock chief: ‘How Covid could help save the planet’
The pandemic has exacted a terrible toll on human life and livelihoods. It is hard to see how anything that could possibly be described as positive could come out of such a devastating crisis.
Former Google CEO and others want action on ‘asymmetric competition’ from China
Report calls for determined action to tackle tech competition with China and says a certain amount of ‘bifurcation’ is inevitable.
Joe Biden: The team he hopes can fix the US economy
President Joe Biden has vowed to heal America's economy from the pandemic with a large dose of economic stimulus - including immediate relief and investments in green jobs, infrastructure and more.
'We haven't learned the lessons': Holocaust Memorial Day widened to include remembrance of all genocide
In the decades since the Holocaust, the world has seen many more acts of genocide.
Prices at Trump's NYC buildings have plummeted in the latest sign that his name is 'radioactive'
Properties in Trump Tower and other Trump-branded Manhattan buildings have lost a staggering 51% of their value since he won the 2016 election.
GameStop nearly died in 2019. Now hedge funds are scrambling to deal with the company's exploding stock. Here's what's going on.
The largest video-game retailer, GameStop, has gone from barely hanging on to wildly valuable — and it's all because of a Reddit forum.
The new use for abandoned oil rigs
As offshore oil and gas platforms come to the end of their working lives, the remarkable ecosystems beneath the waves come into their own.
Emotet botnet taken down by international police swoop
Police have seized thousands of computers running one of the most dangerous hacking networks worldwide.
Covax: How will Covid vaccines be shared with poorer countries?
The fast-track development of Covid vaccines was an extraordinary feat of scientific progress.
Foreign buying of Singapore apartments drops to 17-year low
Purchases by non-resident Chinese also slumped, but they are still flocking to the city state because of its political, financial and legal stability, an analyst said.
Nia Dennis: US gymnast's 'black excellence' routine goes viral
A US gymnast's routine celebrating "black excellence" has gone viral, with millions of views on social media.
The coming collapse of the ‘Five Eyes’ club of nations
The United Kingdom, the United States and Canada may be far more unstable than China.
Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was an FBI informant
Extremist leader repeatedly worked undercover for investigators after his arrest in 2012, former prosecutor and court files reveal
Bedroom Ideas That Are Downright Dreamy
Don’t snooze on these stylish looks.
More contagious virus variants have spread to dozens of countries, says WHO
The strain first spotted in Britain has reached 70 countries, while the one first found in South Africa has spread to 31 countries.
Quote of the Day
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Rick Owens Embraces Darkness in his Men's Fall/Winter 2021 Collection
The designer captures the current moment in his moody Fall/Winter 2021 collection.
Ted Cruz blast UN Nominee for Paid Speech to Chinese Government Funded Organization
US women soldiers get style
Women in the US army are going to be able to dress up a little.
Antony Blinken says America has more capacity to mobilize others for greater good
America’s new top diplomat took the helm of the State Department on Wednesday with a vow to rebuild the ranks of the foreign service and rely on its expertise as the Biden administration tries to restore U.S. global standing.
World coronavirus cases hit 100 million, doubling under 3 months
The number of infections has doubled in less than three months since reaching 50 million in early November.
Biden kicks off inclusive LGBT agenda
President Joe Biden has had an energetic first few days setting out his wide-ranging agenda on LGBT rights.
Meet the woman behind Bernie Sanders' famous mittens
Jen Ellis made the mittens Bernie Sanders wore at President Biden's inauguration - now she's receiving thousands of orders.
Biden signs: 'China virus' labeling is banned
Joe Biden signs a memorandum condemning rising racism, xenophobia and intolerance against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S., and praising the the Asian and Pacific communities for their contribution to combating the COVID...
Dr. Fauci: Double-masking makes 'common sense' and is likely more effective
The idea of "double-masking" generated buzz when people like Amanda Gorman and Pete Buttigieg wore surgical masks underneath cloth masks to the inauguration.
Bill Gates: Pandemic conspiracies ‘crazy and evil,’ entire world can be vaccinated by 2022
Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates says he has been taken aback by the volume of "crazy" and "evil" conspiracy theories about him spreading on social media during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rand Paul DESTROYS Impeachment Argument on Senate Floor
Trump establishes 'Office of the Former President' in Florida
Former President Trump on Monday established an official post-presidency office in Palm Beach County, Fla., setting up a vehicle for future public appearances and statements.
Over a third of the Senate opposes impeaching Trump
The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican senators -- who overwhelmingly voted...
'We have no choice' - Dominion CEO to Chris Cuomo on why the company is filing defamation lawsuits
Dominion Voting Systems has sued former President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for defamation after he pushed claims of election fraud against the company.
Rand Paul smash ABC host over delegitimizing attempts to improve election integrity
COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns Divide Nations At Davos
With more than 100 million people now infected, rich countries that funded vaccine research are now raising their voices to ensure they get doses as tensions mounted over delayed deliveries.
Twitter acquires newsletter publishing service Revue
Announcement comes just a day after Twitter rolled out its 'Birdwatch' pilot program
Senate confirms Antony Blinken as Biden's secretary of state
Blinken, who formerly served as deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration, has a long history of working with President Joe Biden.
Police Fill Elevator Silence With Sick Beats
Using just their bodies, this New Zealand police force showed off their musical skills.
Wirecard executive fled by private jet to Belarus as firm collapsed
Jan Marsalek, Wirecard’s ex-COO who is on Interpol’s most-wanted list, fled in June shortly before Wirecard filed for insolvency.
This Zen-Inspired Prefab Cabin Popped Up in a Single Day
The Kynttilä tiny house lights up like a lantern in a secluded Finnish forest.
The Magic of Schiaparelli Enhances the Body in Spring/Summer 2021 Haute Couture Collection
Daniel Roseberry talks Schiaparelli's Spring/Summer 2021 Haute Couture collection at the Paris Fashion Week.
iOS 14: Here’s Why There’s An Orange Dot On Your iPhone
Is there an orange dot at the top of your iPhone since upgrading to iOS 14? You’re not alone, here’s why it’s appeared.
Let's get real. Joe Biden, Democrats and America need results much more than unity.
It's time to give Biden's 81 million voters a chance to be heard and Biden a chance to carry out the plans he ran on, even if he has to play hardball.
Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones
A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation — for what Italy’s Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs “planned obsolescence” of a number of iPhone 6 models.
Democrats need an autopsy to figure out why 74 million Americans voted against them
Self-examination and opening lines of communication can be valuable, and no hand-wringing or sacrifice of any Democratic constituencies is necessary.
The Justice Dept.’s inspector general opens an investigation into any efforts to overturn the election.
A Justice Department watchdog has opened an investigation into whether any current or former officials tried improperly to wield the powers of the department to undo the results of the presidential election.
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