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Woman tased, arrested for refusing to wear a mask at football game
Police in Ohio say a woman was arrested and tased after she refused to wear a mask or leave a middle school football game on Wednesday.
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Bitcoin has 'considerable' upside as it better competes with gold as alternative currency, JPMorgan says
Bitcoin's 2020 surge could be set to continue as the digital cryptocurrency better competes with gold as an "alternative" currency, JPMorgan said in a note on Friday.
The Pandemic Election Has The Two Presidential Campaigns Living In Different Universes
Donald Trump rallied in a town that canceled its beloved pumpkin festival because of the coronavirus. The biggest crowd Kamala Harris saw was a long line of voters.
The Viral Video Of Voters Dancing While Waiting In Line Is Part Of A Movement To Fight Voter Intimidation
"Nothing and no one is getting in the way of our joy and our vote!"
Time to Reset Expectations for World Economy With Virus Untamed
Investors banking on a coronavirus vaccine to save the world economy in 2021 need to temper their ambitions as scientists increasingly warn of a long and difficult road ahead.
Biden Accuses Trump Of Waving "White Flag Of Defeat" Over Pandemic
"It was a candid acknowledgement of what President Trump's strategy has clearly been from the beginning of this crisis: to wave the white flag of defeat and hope that by ignorin...
Australia demands answers after women taken from Qatar Airways flight and strip-searched
Australia demands answers after women taken from Qatar Airways flight and strip-searchedGovernment says treatment of women after newborn found abandoned at Doha airport was ‘off...
Teófimo López - the boxer superstar who brings back the crowd to the show
Teófimo Andrés López Rivera is an American-Honduran professional boxer. He is the current unified lightweight world champion, having held the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA, W...
Covid-19, Britain’s strategy
Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness
Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, died Sunday at the age of 78, the company said. He had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 2014.
Gap exiting malls, to shutter 350 stores by 2024
Closings include 130 Banana Republic sites in North America
Trump Hasn’t Met With Virus Task Force in Months, Fauci Says
It’s been “several months” since President Donald Trump met with the White House coronavirus task force, said Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, who’s faced ...
This Scary Statistic Predicts Growing US Political Violence
Two researchers claim that a single number they call the “political stress indicator” can warn when societies are at risk of erupting into violence. It’s spiking in the US, just...
With 10 days to go, time and history are not on Donald Trump's side
Covid has tanked the gains he made in the economy and any new stimulus could be too late
A Leaked Internal Report Reveals The Wall Street Journal Is Struggling With Aging Readers And Covering Race
The report, obtained by BuzzFeed News, was dated the same month that ongoing tensions between news and opinion sections at Rupert Murdoch’s broadsheet spilled into the public.
And the winner of the presidential election is … Ohio bakery that called the last 9 races says it has the 2020 victor
Ohio and its hefty Electoral College votes matter a lot to the two presidential contenders as they swing it out in regular visits to the Buckeye States and others across the Mid...
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes in intensive care with COVID-19
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes tested positive for coronavirus after attending an EU summit with her counterparts last week. She led a caretaker government before steppi...
The Biden ‘Family Legacy’
Joe Biden has a problem, and his name is Hunter. Because the former vice president hasn’t had to answer any questions on this topic—and continued to refuse to do so in Thursday’...
For the first time ever, Time magazine removes logo on cover, replaces it with a plea to 'Vote'
Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief, says the upcoming elections are “ as consequential a decision as any of us has ever made at the ballot.”
Up to 1,000,000 people could arrive in UK from Hong Kong from January
Up to one million people from Hong Kong could emigrate to the UK in the next five years under new visa arrangements, according to official estimates.
As xenophobia rises, Chinese-American communities look out for themselves
In New York and San Francisco, Chinatown residents have formed neighbourhood patrols in response to attacks they say are inspired by the pandemic and rhetoric by US President Do...
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