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Former subprime player claims he can now short the mortgage market for climate and Covid risks

CNBC Real Estate
During the mortgage bubble in the early 2000s, when investors were feverishly trading faulty subprime bonds, a few savvy skeptics recognized the bonds were doomed, so they bet against them. They shorted the bonds and made billions. Now one of those players is doing the same thing, but not on subprime.......

Sidney Powell: Trump team cuts ties with lawyer who peddled bizarre fraud claims

BBC
“She is not a member of the Trump legal team. She is also not a lawyer for the president in his personal capacity,” Trump campaign lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis said in the statement. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main......

Colorado sees highest number of new unemployment claims since July

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Colorado had 9,171 new unemployment claims filed last week, marking the most claims received by the agency in one week since July. In total, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has received 611,135 claims since mid-March, resulting in......

Biden team belittles ‘spectacle’ of sweaty Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani pushing vote fraud conspiracy claims

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden‘s campaign on Thursday belittled President Donald Trump‘s legal team for promoting “thoroughly discredited claims of voter fraud,” allegations that have failed to convince judges, elections officials or much of the American public. Biden’s campaign spokesman blasted the......

U.S. weekly jobless claims total 742,000, vs 710,000 estimate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The pace of workers filing for unemployment claims picked up last week and was a bit higher than Wall Street had been expecting. Jobless claims totaled 742,000 for the week, ahead of the 710,000 estimate from economists surveyed by Dow......

Local officials rebut 3 dead-voter claims by the Trump campaign.

New York Times
Last week, the Trump campaign published a series of posts on Facebook and Twitter identifying dead Americans whose names, the campaign alleged, were used to cast votes in this month’s election. The seven people were from Georgia and Pennsylvania, two battleground states that were crucial to Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s......

‘Enough is enough’ with political divisiveness, false COVID-19 claims: Anthony Fauci

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks COVID-19 frustrations, vaccine and building public trust.         Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Trump Fires Christopher Krebs, Official Who Disputed Election Fraud Claims

New York Times
The refusal by Mr. Krebs and his agency to back up the president’s claims put him on a list of disloyal officials, Mr. Krebs believed, that included Mark T. Esper, who was fired as secretary of defense shortly after the election; Christopher A. Wray, the F.B.I. director; and Gina Haspel,......

DHS cyber chief out after debunking Trump’s election claims

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “There were massive improprieties and fraud — including dead people voting, Poll Watchers not allowed into polling locations, “glitches” in the voting machines which changed … votes from Trump to Biden, late voting, and many more,” Trump tweeted, though those......

A website funded by right-wing groups gains followers with debunked voting fraud claims.

New York Times
A prominent electoral map on the website of Everylegalvote.com, a self-described fraud-buster, conveyed an alternate reality on Monday. Despite the latest election results showing Joseph R. Biden Jr. winning a decisive 306 votes in the Electoral College compared with 232 for President Trump, the site’s map showed Mr. Trump as......

University of California agrees to $73 million settlement over sex abuse claims against former gynecologist

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The University of California system has reached a proposed $73 million settlement with seven women who accused a former gynecologist of sexual abuse. As part of the class-action lawsuit, more than 6,600 patients of Dr. James Heaps could receive......

Claims of voter fraud are common. It’s the fraud that’s rare.

New York Times
In the 1941 Orson Welles epic “Citizen Kane,” newspapermen huddle near the printing press on election night as it becomes clear that the results won’t be good news for their boss, the publishing mogul Charles Foster Kane. One of them holds up a front page with the headline they had......

China is not an ‘expansionist empire’ as the West claims, state media says after signing of mega trade deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here China’s Premier Li Keqiang (center) looks on as Chinese Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan (right) signs the massive trade agreement, as seen on a TV monitor, during the ceremony for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact at the......

Trump admits Biden won, falsely claims election was ‘rigged’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump looks on after delivering an update on “Operation Warp Speed” in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on November 13, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump has admitted......

Sinner claims maiden ATP title with victory at Sofia Open

Reuters
(Reuters) – Italy’s Jannik Sinner became the youngest first-time winner on the ATP Tour in 12 years on Saturday after edging Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4 3-6 7-6(3) to claim the Sofia Open. Sinner, contesting his first ATP Tour final, served notice of his intentions early on when he forced Pospisil......

Paris boulevards deserted as lockdown claims Christmas shopping trade

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: An empty terrace is seen at “Le Champ de Mars” restaurant before the national lockdown introduced as part of the new COVID-19 measures to fight a second wave of the coronavirus disease, in Paris, France, October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – Boarded-up windows outside flagship branches......

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