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Lebanon’s caretaker PM pleads for a new government as protests continue

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab threatened on Saturday to stop performing his duties to pressure politicians to form a new government, citing an incident in which shoppers fought over milk to illustrate the parlous state of the economy. Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab is pictured at......

Wisconsin Democrats continue to doubt Foxconn’s future

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol continue to discount and dismiss Foxconn’s future. Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, on Thursday said he doesn’t believe anything that Foxconn says, including the recent announcement of a partnership with the electric carmaker Fisker. “It’s......

Spurs look to continue home dominance of Nets

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The San Antonio Spurs look to continue their winning ways despite being short-handed and with changing rotations when they host the Brooklyn Nets on Monday in the first of a back-to-back against teams from New York City. San Antonio will battle the Knicks on Tuesday to complete the two-games-in-two-nights set.......

Rising interest rates may continue to test the stock market in the week ahead

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: The New York Stock Exchange The tug-of-war between stocks and rising bond yields could set the tone for the coming week, particularly if positive economic data continues to push......

Outrage grows as attacks against Asian Americans continue to increase

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Activists and lawmakers say they are outraged by the rash of recent attacks against Asian Americans, and lack of attention the attacks have received. More than 3,000 hate crimes against Asian Americans have been reported since the pandemic began......

Wild hope to continue run, prepare for visiting Avalanche

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The Minnesota Wild sit outside the playoffs in the Western Conference, but they are making a charge to get back into the race. Minnesota has won three in a row, including a key division victory at Dallas on Friday night, and will try to keep streaking when it hosts another......

Zach LaVine, Bulls aim for to continue upturn vs. Wolves

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News The Chicago Bulls will shoot for their third win in a row when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Chicago is coming off back-to-back victories over the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets to pull within two......

No. 11 Florida State seeks to continue mastery of Miami

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News The No. 11 Florida State Seminoles are one of the deeper teams in the nation, and the Miami Hurricanes are the opposite of that, finishing their most recent game with just five healthy scholarship players. That, in the......

CVS Health CEO expects use of masks to continue till 2022

Feb 23 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp Chief Executive Officer Karen Lynch said on Tuesday that she believes the use of masks will continue at least till 2022 to confront the spread of coronavirus. Lynch made the comment during a New York Times online event. On Sunday, U.S. infectious diseases......

Looking to continue late-season surge, LSU visits Georgia

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LSU is making an impressive run as the Southeastern Conference regular season enters its final days. The Tigers (14-6, 9-4 SEC) have won three in a row and are tied for second place heading into their game against Georgia (13-9, 6-9) Tuesday night in Athens, Ga. “I would say that......

Hurricanes aim to continue recent mastery of Lightning

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News The Carolina Hurricanes likely are brimming with confidence as they prepare to host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in Raleigh, N.C. After all, the Hurricanes have shut out the defending Stanley Cup champions on two occasions this......

Winter storm devastates Texas as power outages continue

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Politicians and power industry officials are blaming each other for the state’s outages, but they are not yet able to say how long this will last. Texas has its own power grid, which is managed by state and semi-private......

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