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Stuck in China, consumers are spending millions for luxury goods in Hainan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wear masks while walking along a street on October 3, 2021 in Wuhan, Hubei province, where a yellow high temperature warning was issued as the maximum temperature reached 98.6 Fahrenheit. Getty Images | Getty Images News | Getty Images......

Fights, negotiations and millions left on the table: The long road that led us to Fury-Wilder 3

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7:38 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Tyson Fury was jovial, sarcastic and helpful as he worked with the young heavyweights training alongside him at Warriors Boxing Gym in Hollywood, Florida. Just days earlier, the 6-foot-9 “Gypsy King” found out that his dream fight — an undisputed heavyweight championship bout with Anthony......

Covid-induced life changes leave millions of Americans worried about money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Americans have been hammered by life changes since the start of the pandemic, and it’s taken a big mental and financial toll. In just the last year and a half, many Americans either left a job, moved or changed their......

Millions of households face 12% gas and electricity price rise

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58746953?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Households on fixed tariffs will be unaffected, but those coming to the end of a contract are automatically moved to a default tariff set at the new level. In the past customers have been able to shop around for cheaper deals, but currently, they won’t find anything cheaper, due......

Mayor of Kabul warns, ‘We have millions of people who are at the verge of famine and hunger’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mayor of Kabul Mohammad Daoud Sultanzoy revealed a grim state of affairs in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan during an interview with CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.”.  “We have millions of people who are at the......

Health officials are buying millions of vaccines for Latin America.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Pan American Health Organization has struck a deal with the Chinese manufacturer Sinovac to purchase millions of Covid-19 vaccines for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean as part of an effort to make more shots available......

Millions of kids forced into labor worldwide

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Millions of kids forced into labor worldwide – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The United Nations estimates one in 10 children is performing forced labor. Debora Patta spoke to a former child slave who was forced to deep-water dive......

Big Pot wants millions in corporate investment — some lawmakers are happy to help

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Kevin Sabet Last year, we saw pro-pot lawmakers attempt to load up any and every COVID-19 aid bill with marijuana industry wish list items. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

White House says millions of government contractors must be vaccinated by Dec. 8

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WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The White House said on Friday that millions of federal contractors must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 and that the administration will add clauses to future government contracts mandating inoculations. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Sept. 9 requiring federal contractors......

New budget targets tens of millions for clean water, flood prevention programs

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Michigan’s water infrastructure will receive millions of dollars extra in spending under the budget passed by the Michigan Legislature Wednesday after months of flooding in Detroit and outstate communities amid heavy rainfall. The $50 billion general omnibus budget and $2.2 billion......

U.S. to donate millions more Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses to poorer nations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A child hugs her mother as she gets vaccinated against Covid-19 during a vaccination day in Colombia. Long Visual Press | Universal Images Group | Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech will provide an additional 500 million doses of their Covid-19......

Millions of TikTok users follow a young artist’s quest to win the federal duck stamp competition

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Millions of TikTok users follow a young artist’s quest to win the federal duck stamp competition – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The federal duck stamp competition has raised more than $1 billion for wildlife conservation since it began......

Bill Gates secures hundreds of millions from U.S. firms for climate fight

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bill Gates at Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2017 in Munich, Germany. Michael Gottschalk | Getty Bill Gates has raised hundreds of millions from seven large U.S. companies to develop clean technologies that could play a key role in......

Senate Democrats hit roadblock in bid to help millions become U.S. citizens

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) takes questions as he speaks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 14, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Senate Democrats hit a major roadblock on Sunday in their effort to......

California at risk of losing out on hundreds of millions in federal rental assistance, auditor warns

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo The California state auditor is warning that residents could potentially lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal rental assistance granted amid the coronavirus pandemic due to state officials’ delayed allocation of the money.  Auditor Elaine Howle......

Former employee testifies Elizabeth Holmes’ Theranos lost millions while exaggerating projections to investors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SAN JOSE, Calif. — In public, Elizabeth Holmes was dubbed the next Steve Jobs on the cover of Inc. magazine in 2015, but in private the blood-testing company she founded, Theranos, was hemorrhaging hundreds of millions of dollars. On Tuesday,......

Facebook shields millions of VIP users from standard moderation protocols, per report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook Chief Executive Officer and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, leaving the Merrion Hotel in Dublin after meeting with Irish politicians to discuss regulation of social media, transparrency in political advertising and the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. On Tuesday,......

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