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Chipotle And The Shawn Mendes Foundation team up to launch sustainability grants

Chipotle Mexican Grill has partnered with Shawn Mendes and the Shawn Mendes Foundation to launch "Wonder Grants" supporting young innovators in sustainability, as well...

Jobless Numbers: 965,000 new claims as COVID-19 pressures labor market

The federal jobless claims numbers are out and it shows 965,000 new applications were filed for unemployment benefits last week — an...

BREAKING: House impeaches US President Trump for 2nd time for inciting ‘insurrection’

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on charges he incited an "insurrection" at the U.S. Capitol a week ago.

Showbiz: Filmmaker Zane Hubbard is making diversity in the film industry the “New Norm”

Filmmaker, actor, scriptwriter, writer, and the CEO of Ironbeard Films, Zane Hubbard is a man of many hats including excelled in harnessing his...

Technology

Greatly, impacted by pandemic, OPEC reports oil demand is down

On Wednesday, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC stated that it had to change...
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Microplastics have made their way near the top of Mount Everest

Researchers analyzing snow and stream samples from the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition have found evidence of microplastic pollution...

Joe Biden Leads President Donald Trump Among Latino Voters 62% To 29% per NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 62% to 29% among Latino voters registered nationally, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo...

BioNTech says it plans 2 billion vaccine doses

BioNTech, which developed the first COVID-19 vaccination on the market with American partner Pfizer, says it expects to produce 2 billion doses...

Ireland Re-Enters Full Lockdown as COVID-19 second wave hits EU

As countries loosen restrictions, Ireland will clamp down in an effort to curb infections during the second wave of COVID. Ireland will...

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Banks and other business cut ties with Trump on eve of impeachment

Over the past 24 hours, Deutsche Bank and Signature Bank have made the decision to end their business relationships with US President...

House preps impeachment of President Trump

With just days left in Trump’s presidency, the House also is preparing to impeach Trump this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is...

BioNTech says it plans 2 billion vaccine doses

BioNTech, which developed the first COVID-19 vaccination on the market with American partner Pfizer, says it expects to produce 2 billion doses...

Far-right Parler app and website go offline

Users of the Parler app today discovered that the app in now non-functional, and its online page, has gone offline, as Amazon...

US loses 140,000 jobs in December

Employers in the US shed 140,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained steady at 6.7 percent, per the Bureau of Labor...

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US jobless claims rise to 898,000 with layoffs still high

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week by the most in two months, to...

Wendy’s Moves To Buy Approximately 400 Of Its Restaurant from bankruptcy

Fast food giant, Wendy’s Co. is bidding to buy approximately 400 of its restaurants out of bankruptcy...

Losses in the Tech sector drive Wall Street down again

Wall Street closed out the rocky week Friday with the S&P 500 posting its first back-to-back monthly...

Ireland Re-Enters Full Lockdown as COVID-19 second wave hits EU

As countries loosen restrictions, Ireland will clamp down in an effort to curb infections during the second...

The rise and fall of Tab – after surviving the sweetener scares, the iconic diet soda gets canned

Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Tab, the Coca-Cola company’s original diet soda brand, is...

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Chipotle And The Shawn Mendes Foundation team up to launch sustainability grants

Chipotle Mexican Grill has partnered with Shawn Mendes and the Shawn Mendes Foundation to launch "Wonder Grants" supporting young innovators in sustainability, as well...

MetLife sells home and auto insurance arm to Farmers for $4B

MetLife is selling its home and auto insurance arm of its business to Farmers Group for $3.94 billion, the insurers said Friday.

CA biotech develops COVID-19 nasal spray which protects up to 10 hours

A small Emeryville, CA biotech firm is developing InvisiMask, a self-administered nasal spray, that protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the novel coronavirus that causes...
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Asian stocks tumble due to unease with vaccine development

Asian stock markets tumbled as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism. Stock markets in Tokyo,...

Aggressive cougar follows a man on Utah trail for 6 minutes

https://youtu.be/iVUAVmz2Z-0 (UPI) -- A man out for a run on a Utah trail captured video of his frightening...

Jobless Numbers: 965,000 new claims as COVID-19 pressures labor market

The federal jobless claims numbers are out and it shows 965,000 new applications were filed for unemployment benefits last week — an...

Kansas City Chiefs Favorites to win as NFL Playoffs Begin

With the NFL Playoffs now set, the favorite to win the Super Bowl remains unchanged from the NFL's preseason odds, according to...

Rubedo Life Sciences reaps $12M in Seed Financing

California-based biopharmaceutical company, Rubedo Life Sciences closed $12M Seed financing round despite rough financial climate. The round was led by Khosla Ventures,...

Wendy’s Moves To Buy Approximately 400 Of Its Restaurant from bankruptcy

Fast food giant, Wendy’s Co. is bidding to buy approximately 400 of its restaurants out of bankruptcy from NPC Quality Burgers, a...

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Contactless delivery reaches a milestone in the US

 Before 2020, contactless delivery was a term only used in small niches of big-box retail to save staff hours. Customers could order something online and pick it up through an app-connected locker system installed at the front...

Roche Canada brings $500M manufacturing logistics hub, promising 500 jobs to Ontario

Roche Pharmaceuticals Canada new investment is expected to create about 500 new jobs in Mississauga, Ontario over a three-year period.  

Global markets up on investor hopes

Global stock markets and U.S. futures are up on Tuesday. This rise is based on investor hopes that a possible victory by...

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria launch She Se Puede – a Nationwide Voting Empowerment Tour During 2020 Election

Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria will be part of a nationwide virtual tour embarking this week  (Oct. 19-23), the Latinas Make...

Bob Dylan’s catalogue of 600 songs acquired by publishing group

Universal Music Group has acquired Bob Dylan’s entire back catalogue in a deal reported to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Joe Biden Leads President Donald Trump Among Latino Voters 62% To 29% per NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo Poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 62% to 29% among Latino voters registered nationally, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo...

BioBiz: Cancer drug developer, CG Oncology snags $47M in Series D funding

Irvine, CA-based CG Oncology, Inc, closed a $47 million Series D preferred stock financing led by new investor Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,...

Current Data Shows No Evidence of COVID-19 Spread in Gyms

After analyzing millions of member check-in data across 2,873 gyms, sports clubs and boutique fitness centers over the course of three months,...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new COVID-19 lockdown

A new  COVIC-19 lockdown to take effect Thursday in the United Kingdom if passed by Parliament, announced British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson...

Disney set to lay off workers, mostly from theme parks

Entertainment giant, The Walt Disney Company will be laying off about 32,000 workers, mostly from its theme parks, as it continues to...

BioBiz: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives the recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine; FSD Pharma begins dosing in COVID-19 trials

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), the only National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)- member cancer center in Washington state, was selected by the Washington...
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PSOE governments On Political Environment Offer

Together with all this production of political, historical or legal thought and analysis, I was more interested in a novel story that,...

BioBiz: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives the recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine; FSD Pharma begins dosing in COVID-19 trials

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), the only National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)- member cancer center in Washington state, was selected by the Washington...

CA biotech develops COVID-19 nasal spray which protects up to 10 hours

A small Emeryville, CA biotech firm is developing InvisiMask, a self-administered nasal spray, that protects against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the novel coronavirus that causes...

US GDP recovered significant ground in record third-quarter

The US economy staged a record-setting rebound from the coronavirus crisis in the third quarter, the feds said Thursday — but...

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Eli Lilly Drug Fails in COVID-19 hospitalization trials

Eli Lilly said its investigational monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab -- one of the agents used in treating former New Jersey Gov. Chris...

The Theatre and the Virus

There has been no theatre to speak of in New York for months now, and the pandemic did its short-term damage to...

Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Holiday Window And Light Show Experience

Saks Fifth Avenue revealed its iconic holiday window display and ten-story-tall theatrical light show at its New York flagship with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event...
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Wall Street rallies ahead of Election Day

U.S. stocks are climbing Monday ahead of Election Day in the US, kicking off a potentially turbulent stretch for markets, as Wall...

G-20 summit ends with global support for vaccines for all

Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies have said they would ensure an affordable and fair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and...

Dow dips on rising pandemic rates

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both dipped on Monday following a record-setting session as traders worried about rising coronavirus cases and searched for...

ProHealth Urgent Care’s Staff Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

ProHealth Urgent Care, a medical facility serving patients in St. Croix, continues to take every initiative and precaution during the COVID pandemic to care...

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Dow falls 943 points Wednesday as COVID-19 lockdowns loom

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 900 points Wednesday as investors continued to fret over bad news surrounding the spread...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking FDA clearance soon

In a press release issued today, Pfizer said that new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective, is safe and...

Aggressive cougar follows a man on Utah trail for 6 minutes

https://youtu.be/iVUAVmz2Z-0 (UPI) -- A man out for a run on a Utah trail captured video of his frightening...

Not the “happiest place”, after all, Disney stock tumble after report

Disney may not the be "The Happiest Place on Earth", and its shares took a beating after a Wall Street analyst cautioned...