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A major Chinese bitcoin mining hub is shutting down its cryptocurrency operations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A visual representation of the cryptocurrency bitcoin. S3studio | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — China’s Inner Mongolia region plans to ban new cryptocurrency mining projects and shut down existing activity in a bid to cut down on energy-consumption. Bitcoin is......

Ainge backs Celtics stars despite ‘major funk’

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When you think of teams with multiple All-Stars, you think of dominance — the Jazz, the Lakers, the Nets. The Celtics have two All-Stars in Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, but after Wednesday night’s blowout loss to the Hawks, Boston is in last place in the Atlantic Division. Team president......

Major surgery performed on Tiger Woods’ legs, long recovery ahead, golf future in doubt

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Tiger Woods is still recovering in a Los Angeles hospital after undergoing major surgery to his legs after a terrifying car accident. There are now growing calls for a safety review of the stretch of roadway where Woods crashed......

Tiger Woods recovering from major surgery after high-speed crash

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Rescuers said golf legend Tiger Woods is lucky to be alive after a rollover crash in California pinned him inside his vehicle. Woods underwent surgery for injuries to his leg, foot and ankle. Carter Evans has......

Tiger Woods in surgery after suffering leg injuries in major rollover car crash

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tiger Woods car after accident Sourc: KNBC-TV Golf superstar Tiger Woods was in surgery Tuesday after suffering multiple leg injuries when an SUV he was driving crashed and rolled over in Los Angeles, authorities and his agent said. Woods, who......

Market bull Julian Emanuel sees rising Treasury yields accelerating a major leadership change. Here’s how to play it.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here While rising Treasury yields create jitters on Wall Street, BTIG’s Julian Emanuel is seeing opportunities. The firm’s chief equity and derivatives strategist said Monday he thinks economically sensitive stocks, cryptocurrencies and overseas markets, particularly China, will get a boost. “There’s......

European banks have been resilient during the Covid crisis, but still face 2 major challenges

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wearing face masks walks in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, as the European Central Bank headquarter can be seen in the background. YANN SCHREIBER LONDON — European banks have seemingly weathered the coronavirus crisis well, but there are still......

Biden declares major disaster in Texas as residents struggle in aftermath of severe winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden has declared that Texas is experiencing a major disaster, as residents continue to grapple with the aftermath of a catastrophic winter storm that hit the central and southern U.S. earlier this week.  As of Saturday morning,......

Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms beginning on February......

Biden declares major disaster in Texas as residents struggle in aftermath of severe winter storm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden has declared that Texas is experiencing a major disaster, as residents continue to grapple with the aftermath of a catastrophic winter storm that hit the central and southern U.S. earlier this week.  As of Saturday morning,......

Biden declares major disaster in Texas, boosting federal aid as state struggles with fallout from power outages

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Employees of the city of Houston pass out free cases of water after the city of Houston implemented a boil water advisory following an unprecedented winter storm, at Delmar Stadium in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021. Callaghan O’Hare | Reuters......

Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas: FEMA

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas which has suffered widespread power blackouts and water shortages during a deadly deep freeze, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday. Millions of residents in the United States’ biggest oil and gas producer have dealt......

Manchin to oppose Tanden for OMB, imperiling major Biden nomination

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I believe her overtly partisan statements will have a toxic and detrimental impact on the important working relationship between members of Congress and the next director of the Office of Management and Budget,” Manchin said. “For this reason, I cannot......

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk to not doing enough

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday said a large stimulus package is still necessary to get the economy back to full strength, despite momentum suggesting that growth is off to a faster start than anticipated in 2021. In a CNBC......

Major union that backed Biden in 2020 endorses Foy in Virginia governors race

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Julia Manchester Virginia gubernatorial candidate Jennifer Carroll Foy won the support of a major transit union that backed President BidenJoe BidenBiden balks at K student loan forgiveness plan Biden offers to help woman in obtaining vaccine for son with......

Ford makes major EV investment, pledge for all-electric European lineup

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday announced a $1 billion investment to convert its Cologne, Germany, plant into an electric-vehicle manufacturing center — a major commitment to Europe and to a future defined by electric vehicles. In a news release, the automaker said......

Italian PM Draghi vows major reforms, demands unity ahead of Senate vote

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By Crispian Balmer, Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) – Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday promised sweeping reforms to help rebuild Italy following the coronavirus pandemic, as he set out his priorities ahead of a mandatory confidence vote in his government. FILE PHOTO: Newly installed Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrives......

Bitcoin surpasses $50,000 for first time as major companies jump into crypto

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bitcoin’s price broke above $50,000 for the first time in history Tuesday, continuing its blistering rally as major companies appear to be warming to cryptocurrencies. The world’s largest digital currency by market value rose more than 3% to an all-time......

Bitcoin hits a record high of nearly $50,000 as major firms flock to crypto

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tesla, led by Elon Musk, confirmed that it purchased about $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin in January and expects to start accepting it as a payment in the future. Artur Widak | NurPhoto | Getty Images Bitcoin’s price reached a......

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