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Op-Ed: Xi is positioning China as the world’s indispensable economy — and Biden’s greatest challenge

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A news report on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Year’s Eve speech is shown on a public screen in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images It’s now Biden’s America, but whose world......

Senate Democrats file ethics complaint against Hawley, Cruz over election challenge

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Spokespeople for Cruz and Hawley did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Both senators have denied allegations that they incited the Jan. 6 insurrection, which led to the death of five people, and condemned the violence. But in Thursday’s......

Wichita State ready for next challenge at Memphis

Sports Illustrated
After being picked seventh in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll by the coaches, Wichita State has a marker it can summon for motivation while grinding through league play. Interim coach Isaac Brown, who took over after Gregg Marshall resigned in November, declines to acknowledge a chip on the shoulders......

Rash of Coronavirus Cases Poses Early Challenge for the Australian Open

New York Times
Matthew Futterman MELBOURNE, Australia — It was late December, and Craig Tiley was feeling good. After months of negotiations with government officials and the world’s top tennis players, Tiley, the head of Tennis Australia, finally had the green light to stage the Australian Open in the middle of the pandemic.......

In challenge to Tesla, Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng releases autonomous features for highway driving

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Xpeng CEO He Xiaopeng stands next to the company’s P7 electric sedan as he addresses media at the 2020 Beijing auto show. Evelyn Cheng | CNBC GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng Motors has announced a new autonomous driving......

Passing the torch: An inauguration amidst crisis

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here An inauguration represents a grand re-opening of the American experiment. But as Joe Biden is sworn in as our 46th President, old grudges imperil the traditions of renewal. “60 Minutes” correspondent John Dickerson talks with New Yorker writer Jill......

Netflix Omits Controversial Episode from MTV’s ‘The Challenge’

Exclusive Netflix left a controversial episode from one of MTV’s most popular shows on the cutting room floor … an episode infamous for some severe bullying. Here’s the deal … the streaming giant just added 2 seasons of MTV’s ‘Real World/Road Rules Challenge,’ but fans will instantly notice something’s missing......

62 Of The Worst First Date Stories That People Shared For Jimmy Fallon’s Challenge

“It’s Hashtags time!” Jimmy Fallon’s collections of hilarious real-life stories are back with a bang. Twitter users are having lots of fun sharing their personal stories with the 46-year-old comedian and the host of The Tonight Show. This time, everyone’s opening up about their very worst first dates by posting......

‘A dangerous game of chicken’: Iran sets up challenge for Biden with nuclear ramp-up

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani speaks during the National Combat Board Meeting with Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Tehran, Iran on Nov. 21, 2020. Iranian Presidency Handout | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Iran came into 2021 swinging. Within the first week......

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Michigan’s out-of-state wine ban

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here A Michigan law banning out-of-state retailers from shipping wine directly to Michigan consumers will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an appeal from a company and wine drinkers challenging the rule.  The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court......

Stripped of Twitter, Trump Faces a New Challenge: How to Get Attention

New York Times
Over the years of his presidency, as controversies and investigations of his conduct began to grow, television became a less reliable safe space. Broadcast networks, pressured to be more aggressive in their approach to him and his aides, asked tougher questions. With the exception of Fox News, cable networks that......

SD governor to challenge amendment legalizing recreational marijuana

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo South Dakota Gov. Kristi NoemKristi Lynn NoemSD governor to challenge amendment legalizing recreational marijuana Eric Trump warns of primary challenges for Republicans who don’t object to election results Trump again calls for Noem to primary Thune despite......

Trump team ‘folds’ on Georgia election challenge: state official

FILE PHOTO: Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on election results in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., December 2, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump campaign has dropped its legal challenge to Georgia’s election results that gave Democrat Joe Biden a victory in the......

Ohio GOP Split on Political Theater Electoral Vote Challenge

click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio – Congress meets today to count states’ electoral votes, and possibly never before has this ceremonial process received so much attention. A dozen Republican senators and 140 House members, including a few from Ohio, plan to challenge President Donald Trump’s loss in key battleground states.......

Top CEOs consider pulling GOP support over lawmakers’ plan to challenge election results: report

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alex Gangitano Over thirty CEOs are considering pulling their financial support for the Republicans who plan to challenge the Electoral College results in Congress, according to Yale School of Management’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld. Sonnenfeld told CNBC that he surveyed 33......

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