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Highlights: Marco Rubio addresses his supporters

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Highlights: Marco Rubio addresses his supporters – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The most noteworthy moments from Marco Rubio’s speech to his supporters following the South Carolina Primaries where he finished in a virtual tie for second place with......

WrestleMania 37 Live Blog: Results, Highlights and Analysis

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Dan Gartland WrestleMania will look a lot more normal this year than it did last year.  The “Showcase of the Immortals” will be the first WWE show in 13 months to have fans in the stands. Ever since the pandemic forced......

Giancarlo Stanton’s Grand Slam Highlights Blowout of Baltimore

New York Times
The Associated Press Giancarlo Stanton turned on a 92 mile-per-hour pitch from Shawn Armstrong and sent the ball soaring over the visitors’ bullpen and into Yankee Stadium’s left field bleachers. The small crowd at the Yankees’ first night game of the season buzzed. When the ball came down, it landed......

Chadwick Boseman wins and other SAG Awards highlights

BBC
For the first time at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, actors from ethnic minorities won in all four individual film categories. Taylor Simone Ledward accepted her late husband Chadwick Boseman’s award for best actor in the 1920s drama Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Read more: Boseman triumphs in diverse night for......

UFC 260 Live Blog: Results, Highlights and Analysis

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Justin Barrasso WOMEN’S FLYWEIGHT FIGHT: GILLIAN ROBERTSON VS. MIRANDA MAVERICK — 10:36 PM ET Miranda Maverick earned the biggest win of her career with a unanimous decision victory against Gillian Robertson. The win should put Maverick (9-2) in UFC’s flyweight......

Op-Ed: Suez Canal shutdown highlights another weak link in global supply chain

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stranded container ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it ran aground, in Suez Canal, Egypt March 26, 2021. Suez Canal Authority | Reuters The massive Ever Given container ship, stuck in the Suez......

Henry to quit social media; highlights racism

ESPN
Thierry Henry has said that social media companies need to do more to stop abusive messages online. Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry has announced that he will no longer be using social media until the platforms do more to tackle racism and bullying online. Footballers Marcus......

Equal Pay Day highlights a $1 million salary shortfall for some women amid Covid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wednesday is Equal Pay Day, a reminder of the persistent income inequality between men and women. Currently, women earn just 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by the National Women’s......

Here are the highlights from the heated exchange between the U.S. and China in Alaska

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Talks between the U.S. and China got off to a rough start on Thursday, with both sides chiding and reprimanding each other in an unusual public display of tensions. The meeting in Anchorage, Alaska was the first high-level meeting between......

Biden Highlights Small-Business Help, as Problems Persist With Lending Program

New York Times
On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed Mr. Biden’s nominee to run the Small Business Administration, Isabel Guzman, by an 81-to-17 vote. Despite the concerns, Mr. Biden was met with praise in Chester, Pa., when he visited Smith Flooring, a Black-owned business that supplies and installs flooring. White House officials said the......

Grammy Awards 2021: Winners, performances, highlights

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Female performers including Beyoncé and Taylor Swift had a record-making night at the 2021 Grammy Awards, a jam-packed but socially distanced show highlighted by live music sorely absent during the pandemic era. Four female acts won the top four......

The student debt forgiveness debate highlights the gender gap in what borrowers owe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Why the gap exists  “Gender is not talked about enough in the conversations around student loan debt — both the acquisition of the debt and then paying it off,” says Persis Yu, director of the National Consumer Law Center’s Student......

British Law Highlights Parental Leave for Lawmakers

New York Times
Measures that grant workers paid time off when they become parents have not always benefited the lawmakers who have created the rules. In Britain this week, Parliament updated the law so that senior government officials could take paid maternity leave without needing to resign their posts. Only a few countries,......

Golden Globes: Ben Stiller’s baked trophy and 7 other highlights

BBC
By Steven McIntoshEntertainment reporter image copyrightReutersimage captionAmy Poehler was joined in one sketch by Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson An awards ceremony hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler is up there with raindrops on roses as one of our absolute favourite things. But there was plenty more to enjoy......

People have spent more than $230 million buying and trading digital collectibles of NBA highlights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A LeBron James highlight sold for $200,000. A Zion Williamson edition went for a little less than that. The National Basketball Association has officially aligned itself for the future of the trading card marketplace, and currently, this game is sold......

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