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 2021-01-15 18:27 

Reuters

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Net proceeds in key U.S. spectrum auction tops $80 billion...

The Federal Communications Commission said that the first phase in the largest auction of mid-band 5G spectrum to date had raised a record $80.9 billion in gross proceeds....

 2021-01-15 18:27 

AP

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, according to a person familiar with the planning who spoke......

 2021-01-15 18:27 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-French coronavirus death toll rises to nearly 70,000...

The cumulative death toll from the coronavirus in France rose by 636 to 69,949 on Monday as the country added a three-day batch of retirement home deaths to the tally, health ministry data showed on Friday....

 2021-01-15 18:26 

Reuters

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Spain's Catalonia postpones election to May 30 due to coronavirus resurgence...

Catalonia on Friday postponed a parliamentary election scheduled for Feb. 14 until May 30 due to surging COVID-19 contagion across Spain that has pushed hospital occupancy in the restive northeastern region to one of the highest levels in the country....

 2021-01-15 18:25 

Reuters

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Apple fails to overturn VirnetX patent verdict, could owe over $1.1 billion...

A federal judge denied Apple Inc's bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple's total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion....

 2021-01-15 18:25 

Reuters

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Fed's Rosengren says need to keep buying MBS, Treasuries...

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said on Friday he welcomes President-elect Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus package as...

 2021-01-15 18:25 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for 8th week in a row -Baker Hughes...

U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for an eighth week in a row as crude prices recover to their highest in nearly a year....

 2021-01-15 18:25 

Reuters

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Exclusive: India's friction with U.S. rises over planned purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems...

The United States has told India it is unlikely to get a waiver on its planned acquisition of Russian S-400 air defence systems, raising the risk of sanctions similar to those imposed on Turkey for buying that equipment, people aware of the matter said....

 2021-01-15 18:24 

AP

The Latest: UAE-Ireland 2nd ODI postponed again...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The one-day cricket international between the United Arab Emirates and Ireland in Abu Dhabi on......

 2021-01-15 18:24 

Reuters

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Exclusive: India's friction with U.S. rises over planned purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems...

The United States has told India it is unlikely to get a waiver on its planned acquisition of Russian S-400 air defence systems, raising the risk of sanctions similar to those imposed on Turkey for buying that equipment, people aware of the matter said....

 2021-01-15 18:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

Net proceeds in key U.S. spectrum auction tops $80 billion...

The Federal Communications Commission said that the first phase in the largest auction of mid-band 5G spectrum to date had raised a record $80.9 billion in gross proceeds....

 2021-01-15 18:23 

Reuters

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Norton Rose cuts 132 EMEA jobs, citing 'profound change' in legal sector...

Norton Rose Fulbright is cutting 132 jobs, including lawyers, in its Europe, Middle East and Asia offices, the law firm announced on Friday, saying the firm was restructuring as the...

 2021-01-15 18:23 

UPI

Cat reunited with owner after going missing for three years...

Patches, a calico cat that went missing during the Southern California mudslides in January 2018, has been reunited with her owner....

 2021-01-15 18:23 

Reuters

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UPDATE 3-France bars Carrefour bid as Canadians scramble to salvage $20 bln deal...

France all but killed off a possible $20 billion takeover of Carrefour by Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard on Friday, saying it would oppose any deal to ensure the security of its food sector....

 2021-01-15 18:21 

Reuters

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Apple fails to overturn VirnetX patent verdict, could owe over $1.1 bln...

A federal judge denied Apple Inc's bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple's total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion....

 2021-01-15 18:21 

Reuters

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Britain tightens borders to keep out new COVID-19 variants...

Britain is tightening border controls to block new variants of COVID-19, suspending all...

 2021-01-15 18:19 

Reuters

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Outgoing Trump admin mulls industry-wide biofuel waiver for oil refiners...

The Trump administration is considering requests from the oil refining industry and its backers for a sweeping nationwide waiver to exempt them from their obligations to blend biofuels, a measure they argue would help them weather the economic impact of t...

 2021-01-15 18:19 

UPI

Watch: GOT7 looks back in '7 Years' anniversary video...

K-pop group GOT7 shared a special video with fans on its seventh anniversary as a group....

 2021-01-15 18:18 

Reuters

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Spain's Catalonia postpones election to May 30 due to coronavirus resurgence...

Catalonia on Friday postponed a parliamentary election scheduled for Feb. 14 until May 30 due to surging COVID-19 contagion across Spain that has pushed hospital occupancy in the restive northeastern region to one of the highest levels in the country....

 2021-01-15 18:18 

Reuters

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UPDATE 4-Outgoing Trump admin mulls industry-wide biofuel waiver for oil refiners...

The Trump administration is considering requests from the oil refining industry and its backers for a sweeping nationwide waiver to exempt them from their obligations to blend biofuels, a measure they argue would help them weather the economic impact of t...

 2021-01-15 18:18 

Reuters

[ World ]

EXCLUSIVE-India's friction with US rises over planned purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems...

The United States has told India it is unlikely to get a waiver on its planned acquisition of Russian S-400 air defence systems, raising the risk of sanctions similar to those imposed on Turkey for buying that equipment, people aware of the matter said....

 2021-01-15 18:17 

Reuters

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COVID-19 'tragedy' emerges in areas of Brazil, Central and South America: WHO...

The coronavirus is taking an increasingly heavy toll on many areas of Brazil and Central and South America, WHO emergency chief Mike Ryan said on Friday....

 2021-01-15 18:17 

Reuters

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Fact check: A positive COVID-19 test result informs a person they need to isolate, helping prevent the virus from spreading further...

A post has made the false claim that there are no benefits of testing for COVID-19, because there is no cure for the disease....

 2021-01-15 18:16 

AP

Illinois mayor apologizes for saying media lied about riot...

THOMASBORO, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois mayor who attended the Trump rally in Washington that preceded the storming of the Capitol building has apologized for accusing the media of lying about......

 2021-01-15 18:15 

UPI

President-elect Joe Biden gets pending @POTUS Twitter account, but not existing followers under Trump...

President-elect Joe Biden has started a new transitional Twitter account to build followers going into his new administration, but he will have to build the official Twitter base from scratch....

 2021-01-15 18:15 

UPI

CDC: New COVID-19 strain could become 'predominant' in U.S. by March...

A more contagious strain of COVID-19 could become the "predominant"; one in the United States by March, potentially undermining gains in infection control spurred by vaccines, researchers from the CDC predicted....

 2021-01-15 18:14 

Reuters

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COVID-19 'tragedy' emerges in areas of Brazil, Central and South America -WHO...

The coronavirus is taking an increasingly heavy toll on many areas of Brazil and Central and South America, WHO emergency chief Mike Ryan said on Friday....

 2021-01-15 18:12 

Reuters

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Scottish fishermen land fish in Denmark to avoid post-Brexit red tape...

Scottish fishermen have increasingly turned to fish auctions in Denmark in the first two weeks of the year to avoid having their deliveries to the European Union blocked by post-Brexit red tape....

 2021-01-15 18:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

MIBR unveil new CS:GO roster...

Four former BOOM Esports players will headline MIBR's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster, the organization announced Friday....

 2021-01-15 18:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Calif agency challenges FCC decision to maintain 2017 net neutrality repeal...

The California Public Utilities Commission challenged the outgoing Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to maintain its 2017 repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules, court documents show....

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