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Tokyo 2020 organisers estimate Games postponement cost $1.9 billion: media

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Boats tow the giant Olympic rings, which are being temporarily removed for maintenance, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – This year’s postponement of the Tokyo Olympics because of......

Watch Live: Los Angeles County Department of Health holds media briefing

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will be holding a media briefing as the county’s stay-at-home order, the strictest in California, goes into effect. As of Friday, the five-day average number of new coronavirus cases is 4,751.......

Live Updates: Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Killed in Attack, State Media Say

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The killing is bound to provoke sharp reaction in Iran. Mr. Fakhrizadeh’s killing, whoever was responsible, could have broad implications for the incoming Biden administration. It is bound to set off a sharp reaction in Iran, as did......

Freed British-Australian academic was detained in Iran due to Israeli partner: media

Reuters
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who was detained in Iran in 2018 and sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage charges, is pictured after she was released in exchange for three Iranians who had been detained abroad, in Tehran Iran, in this still image taken from a video and obtained on November......

Biden team meets with former U.S. media agency leaders, including some ousted by Trump appointee

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former leaders of the U.S. Agency for Global Media have been meeting with members of Joe Biden’s transition team to discuss what has taken place at the federal media agency under President Donald Trump — and what’s to come for......

ViacomCBS sells Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House for $2 billion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Simon & Schuster display at the London Book Fair at Kensington Olympia on the 12th March 2019 in London. Sam Mellish | In Pictures | Getty Images ViacomCBS announced Wednesday that it would sell publishing company Simon & Schuster to......

YouTube suspends OANN for a week after it posted fake Covid-19 cure

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The logo of video-sharing website YouTube is displayed on a smartphone on November 19, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Thomas Trutschel | Photothek via Getty Images YouTube on Tuesday barred One America News Network from posting new videos and livestreaming for......

China’s antitrust push won’t bring an ‘explosion of cases’ against online platforms, professor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, attends opening ceremony of the 3rd All-China Young Entrepreneurs Summit on September 25, 2020 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China. Lyu Ming | China News Service via Getty Images SINGAPORE — China’s latest antitrust......

Rumors on social media suggest taxes are going up next year—here’s what you need to know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Spend some time on Reddit or Twitter and you might be concerned that taxes are going up next year, thanks to a misunderstood chart from the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT). The chart, which was created in December 2017 when......

Netanyahu Held Secret Meeting with Saudi Crown Prince, Israeli Media Reports

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel flew to Saudi Arabia for a covert meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, Israeli news media reported on Monday. The reported visit, Sunday night, would......

Sorry, there’s nothing outrageous about trying to convert others to your faith

NYPost
David Harsanyi The Daily Beast reports ominously that Madison Cawthorn, the North Carolina Republican who will soon become the youngest-ever member of Congress, “has admitted he tried to convert Jews and Muslims to Christianity.” So what? As a Jew, I’ve had several Christian friends try to turn me toward Jesus.......

Judge rules US media agency CEO’s interference unconstitutional

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams A federal judge ruled Friday that the head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), which oversees Voice of America (VOA) and other networks, unconstitutionally interfered with the news service when he went after its journalists for......

Hear Kayleigh McEnany’s reason for not taking a question from CNN’s Kaitlan Collins – CNN Video

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In her first briefing since October 1, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to take a question from CNN’s Kaitlan Collins, saying “I don’t call on activists.” Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Jared Kushner confidant Ken Kurson in plea negotiations with prosecutors in cyberstalking case, filing says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ken Kurson, a confidant of President Donald Trump‘s son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, is in plea negotiations with federal prosecutors who last month charged him with cyberstalking three people, a court filing Friday indicated. In a joint......

How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

New York Times
Dr. Yan’s trajectory was carefully crafted by Guo Wengui, a fugitive Chinese billionaire, and Stephen K. Bannon, a former adviser to Mr. Trump. They put Dr. Yan on a plane to the United States, gave her a place to stay, coached her on media appearances and helped her secure interviews......

How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Yan’s trajectory was carefully crafted by Guo Wengui, a fugitive Chinese billionaire, and Stephen K. Bannon, a former adviser to Mr. Trump. They put Dr. Yan on a plane to the United States, gave her a place......

Liberty Media CEO sees no on-off switch for Covid: It will linger

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei told CNBC on Thursday that the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis will be uneven across sectors, potentially creating investment opportunities for the sprawling media, sports and entertainment company. “The pandemic, in our view, will linger.......

Lorde Reveals What Made Her “Peace Out” on Social Media in Rare Interview – E! Online

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Lorde has 20 million followers on social media, but for the past two years, she hasn’t delighted fans with a single post. While notoriously private, the 24-year-old singer used to be… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

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