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Dollar pinned near major support as vaccine progress weighs

Reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar marked time on Monday as the prospect of an early rollout of coronavirus vaccines was offset by concerns about economic restrictions to control the spread of the virus, leaving safe-haven assets in limbo. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Dollar banknote is seen in this illustration......

Patriots’ playoff hopes take major hit in disappointing loss to Texans

ESPN
All those good vibes for the New England Patriots after winning two straight games? Poof! They’re gone, and so too might be their playoff hopes. The Patriots dropped a 27-20 decision to the host Houston Texans and slipped to 4-6 on the season. The last time the Patriots lost six......

JPMorgan becomes first major bank to say first-quarter GDP will decline because of Covid surge

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Volunteers from women’s organization Nuevo Amanecer Mujer Integral help with the distribution of frozen turkeys and food boxes ahead of Thanksgiving to families affected by the Covid-19 pandemic on November 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown |......

Indian factory workers supplying major brands allege routine exploitation

BBC
The garment industry draws more attention because it’s driven by exports and counts some of the world’s biggest brands as among its clients. India is the world’s second-largest manufacturer and exporter of garments after China. India’s garment makers directly employ about 12.9 million people in factories and millions more outside,......

Biden holds joint meeting with union leaders and CEOs of major retail, auto and tech companies

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting Monday with labor union leaders and the chief executives of major tech, retail and auto companies. The business leaders at the virtual meeting were General Motors CEO Mary Barra, Microsoft president......

ECB to probe major payment system outage

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Specialists work on a crane in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank said on Monday it was launching an independent review of a major outage of its payment systems and other incidents......

How Dustin Johnson got his second major in a one-of-a-kind Masters

ESPN
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Dustin Johnson stood on the sixth tee box Sunday morning at Augusta National having just carded back-to-back bogeys after making only two bogeys in his first 57 holes of this Masters. Johnson drew back his 8-iron, cleared whatever was in his head, which he admits is typically......

The mood inside Facebook is mostly relieved after the election passes without major mishap

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., arrives for a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The feeling inside Facebook is mostly......

Gascón unseats Los Angeles DA Lacey in major progressive win

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here But Gascón channeled criminal justice activism that surged this year after the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd. Prominent Los Angeles Democrats like Mayor Eric Garcetti and Rep. Adam Schiff renounced Lacey and instead swung behind Gascón, who also drew......

Biden’s German shepherd Major will be first shelter dog in the White House

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here When President-elect Joe Biden moves into the White House in January, he will bring his two German shepherds, Champ and Major — the latter becoming the first shelter pet to reside there. Andrew Hager, director at the Presidential Pet......

Turns Out, Joe Biden’s Dog Major Will Be The First Shelter Dog To Live In The White House In History

IA
These past few days, many people have been pointing out how this year’s election is bringing quite a few firsts into the history of the White House. For instance, we’ve got the first woman vice president, who is also the first-ever Black woman and person of South Asian heritage to hold......

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