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China’s Worst Reported Month Of Covid Was Nothing Compared To The United States

China’s Worst Reported Month Of Covid Was Nothing Compared To The United States

Topline Protests against China’s strict zero-Covid restrictions and harsh lockdowns erupted in cities across the country this week as official infections soared to record levels—the accuracy of government figures is questionable and cases are likely much higher—figures that would mark one of the United States ‘very best weeks of the pandemic but which poses a …

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DOJ asks for independent probe into FTX bankruptcy, a likely tactic to gather evidence on alleged fraud

DOJ asks for independent probe into FTX bankruptcy, a likely tactic to gather evidence on alleged fraud

John Ray, chief executive officer of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, arrives at bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, US, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Eric Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Department of Justice has requested that an independent examiner be appointed to review “substantial and serious allegations of fraud, dishonesty” and “incompetence” after the …

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BlackRock unit says it’s time for a new portfolio playbook, and reveals how to position

BlackRock unit says it’s time for a new portfolio playbook, and reveals how to position

BlackRock’s ETF division says the investing environment has fundamentally changed, which has “profound implications” for portfolios looking ahead. In its 2023 investor guide, Blackrock’s iShares, one of the largest providers of exchange-traded-funds in the world, said the era of cheap money is over, and the higher-rates-for-longer regime is here to stay. “Elevated levels of inflation …

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Racism backlash erupts as William and Kate visit Boston

Racism backlash erupts as William and Kate visit Boston

LONDON (AP) — Prince William’s office said “racism has no place in our society” as he sought to prevent the backlash over his godmother’s treatment of a Black advocate for survivors of domestic abuse from overshadowing his trip to the United States. Lady Susan Hussey, 83, resigned Wednesday as an honorary member of the royal …

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Russian oil sanctions are about to kick in.  And they could disrupt markets in a big way

Russian oil sanctions are about to kick in. And they could disrupt markets in a big way

European oil sanctions are due to kick in on December 5. The idea is to reduce oil revenues for Russia given its war in Ukraine. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images Upcoming sanctions on Russian oil are set to be “really disruptive” for energy markets if European nations fail to set a cap on …

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‘We’re not finished yet,’ says USMNT’s Walker Zimmerman ahead of knockout stages |  CNN

‘We’re not finished yet,’ says USMNT’s Walker Zimmerman ahead of knockout stages | CNN

CNN — After a 1-0 victory against Iran earned the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) a place in the World Cup knockout stages, the players insist their campaign is far from done. Having failed to qualify for the last World Cup, the tournament in Qatar is the first time since 2014 that the USMNT has …

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Tesla is still dominant, but its US market share is eroding as cheaper EVs arrive

Tesla is still dominant, but its US market share is eroding as cheaper EVs arrive

A Tesla Model 3 vehicle is on display at the Tesla auto store on September 22, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. Tesla is recalling over 1 million vehicles in the US because the windows can pinch a person’s fingers while being rolled up. Allison Dinner | Getty Images You’re here is still the top-selling electric …

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Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return |  CNN

Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return | CNN

CNN — Iran’s World Cup defeat to the United States was met by cheers and celebrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday evening, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime. The nation was eliminated from the tournament in Qatar after its 1-0 loss on …

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‘We’re not finished yet,’ says USMNT’s Walker Zimmerman ahead of knockout stages |  CNN

‘We’re not finished yet,’ says USMNT’s Walker Zimmerman ahead of knockout stages | CNN

CNN — After a 1-0 victory against Iran earned the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) a place in the World Cup knockout stages, the players insist their campaign is far from done. Having failed to qualify for the last World Cup, the tournament in Qatar is the first time since 2014 that the USMNT has …

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Tesla is still dominant, but its US market share is eroding as cheaper EVs arrive

Tesla is still dominant, but its US market share is eroding as cheaper EVs arrive

A Tesla Model 3 vehicle is on display at the Tesla auto store on September 22, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. Tesla is recalling over 1 million vehicles in the US because the windows can pinch a person’s fingers while being rolled up. Allison Dinner | Getty Images You’re here is still the top-selling electric …

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