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India is the world's biggest vaccine producer but it's struggling to get enough COVID-19 vaccines to give to its own population

People are administered COVID-19 vaccine in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade India is the world's largest vaccine producer but it's struggling to vaccinate its own population. India signed up to give up to 200 million doses to other countries as part of COVAX. It's delaying deliveries this month to address the limited supplies internally. See more stories on Insider's business page. India is the world's largest vaccine producer but it&...
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Best cheap Apple deals and sales for April 2021

Apple fans know how fleeting deals can be, but we've rounded up some great Apple deals for you right here.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Mobile, Wearables, Trends, Computing


Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?

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A New York City investment manager has been charged with stealing over $2.4 million through PPP loans

A page from the PPP loan application that people have to fill out for financial support due to the continuing outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is pictured on a desk in New York U.S., May 7, 2020. Reuters/Lucas Jackson New York City prosecutors charged a man with stealing over $2.4 million through PPP loans. The man is accused of applying for five PPP loans and lying about the number of employees he had. Prosecutors alleged he transferred the "vast majority" of the money to pe...
Tags: New York, Crime, News, Finance, New York City, Trends, Linkedin, Economy, Manhattan, PPP, Cyrus Vance, Vance, Lucas Jackson, Blotnick, Libertina Brandt, Payment Protection Program


No, there isn’t a free Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren live stream

There's no free Jake Paul vs Ben Askren live stream but it's still simple to watch the match live at home thanks to FITE.tv.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Deal, Movies & TV, Jake Paul, Ben Askren, FITE.TV, Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren, Fite.TV deal


Watch 2 Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut return from their visit to the International Space Station

ISS crew member Sergey Kud-Sverchkov lands with the Soyuz MS-17 space capsule in a remote area outside Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on April 17, 2021. NASA/Bill Ingalls/Reuters Two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut have returned from the International Space Station. Their six-month trip was marked by scientific experiments and crossovers with other astronaut crews. Watch NASA's footage of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft touching down on Saturday. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Louisiana, Astronauts, Iss, Soyuz, Roscosmos, Star City Russia, Mike Hopkins, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Houston Texas, Dzhezkazgan Kazakhstan


Labour ramps up pressure on Sunak over Greensill calls with Cameron

Content of at least one phone call about collapsed finance firm with ex-PM is yet to be releasedChancellor Rishi Sunak is facing mounting pressure over his private phone calls with David Cameron about the scandal-hit finance company Greensill Capital, amid claims that their discussions may have breached the ministerial code.Questions over the extent of Cameron’s lobbying of serving ministers ballooned last week, with seven inquiries now announced into various aspects of the new lobbying scandal....
Tags: Business, Politics, David Cameron, UK News, Ethics, Cameron, Treasury, Lobbying, Rishi Sunak, Greensill, Greensill Capital


Amazon: How one cancer patient's story helps explain the Alabama union vote

Carla Jonson's story helps explain how Amazon won last week's union vote in Alabama.
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DOJ Sues Roger Stone Alleging Millions In Unpaid Taxes And Fees

The Justice Department on Friday sued Roger Stone alleging nearly $2 million in unpaid tax bills that date back more than a decade. The lawsuit is the latest legal battle for the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump who was convicted of obstructing Congress and pardoned by Trump late last year. [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: Taxes, News, Congress, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Zoë Richards


US State looks to ban Robinhood trading platform

Stakes are rising in Massachusetts' legal battle against Robinhood Financial, and regulators are asking for the popular trading app's brokerage registration to be revoked, which would effectively bar it from the state.Robinhood,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Massachusetts, US, Robinhood Financial


Home prices are up 17% over the past year, while inventory remains low: Redfin

adamkaz/Getty Images The housing market is flooded with demand, but there's a shortage of inventory. A new report by Redfin found that the median home-sale price rose 17% year over year during the four-week period ending on April 11. Compared to the same four-week period in 2019, the total number of active listings was down 47%, an all-time low. See more stories on Insider's business page. With buyer demand high and inventory low, home prices in the US continue to rise.A new repor...
Tags: US, Trends, Seattle, Redfin, Freddie Mac, Libertina Brandt


America's most expensive home faces foreclosure as market for mega-mansions collapses

For years, US architects, particularly in Los Angeles, have sought to outdo each other with ever more palatial residences featuring breathtaking infinity pools, in-home cinemas and helipads.But their time may be up, as the looming... [Author: [email protected]]
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Pelosi says in new book that Trump's 2016 victory felt 'like a mule kicking you in the back over and over again'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh After Hillary Clinton's loss in 2016, Nancy Pelosi said that Trump's victory was "stunningly scary." "How could they elect such a person - who talked that way about women," she wondered. Trump's win drove Pelosi to stay in the House and continue her work in Washington. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2016, then-Democratic House Minority Lead...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, House, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, Capitol Hill, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi


South El Monte’s Progress on Main strides toward postpandemic drinking/dining world

El Monte residents Alejandro Sanchez, left, and Laura Nava, right, speak during the reopening week of Progress on Main in El Monte, Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Patrons enjoy beverages during the reopening week of Progress on Main in El Monte, Calif., Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds A sign and hand sanitizer at the entrance for patro...
Tags: Health, Business, California, Government, Restaurants, Uncategorized, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, Community, Brian, Lausd, Dining, Ucla, Benitez


NASA Awards SpaceX $2.9 Billion Lunar Lander Contract

NASA has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. NASA is still going to use the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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As Biden approaches 100th day in office, Republicans admit difficulties in attacking his agenda

President Joe Biden speaks at the White House. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images As President Biden nears his 100th day in office, he has positive favorability ratings from voters. Republicans are struggling to counter Biden's robust policy agenda. Biden's push to raise corporate taxes to fund his infrastructure bill garners the support of voters. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden has befuddled Republicans in Washington, DC.He successfully pushed t...
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Global coronavirus deaths just topped 3 million, led by surges in India and Brazil

Cemetery workers in full protective gear lower a coffin that contain the remains of a person who died from complications related to COVID-19 at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. AP Photo/Andre Penner Global coronavirus deaths surpassed 3 million on Saturday. More than a third of those deaths occurred in the US, Brazil, and India. Brazil and India are still seeing devastating surges in coronavirus deaths amid vaccine shortages. See more stories on I...
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There is less full-time work than there was a year ago

Over the last year, amid lockdowns and recession, the number of part-time jobs increased while full-time jobs took a cut in South Africa The post There is less full-time work than there was a year ago appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Jobs, Unemployment, South Africa, Economic recovery, University of Cape Town, Full-Time Employment, Part-Time Employment, Labour Market, Stats SA, South Africa (country, COVID-19, University Of Fort Hare, Subs-only, Bianca Chigbu, Job Recovery


Capitec undeterred by earnings dip, focuses on growth

Planning for innovation and not the pandemic has given Capitec bank runway to better results The post Capitec undeterred by earnings dip, focuses on growth appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Banks, Capitec, Capitec Bank, Gerrie Fourie, South Africa (country, COVID-19


These five binary star systems could potentially host habitable planets

If you've dreamed of living on an alien world with two suns, researchers identified five double star systems which could potentially host habitable worlds.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Exoplanets, Double Star System


Trippy NASA video shows two black holes interacting

NASA has created a visualization of what happens when two black holes pass one another, showing how the gravity of each warps the accretion disk of the other.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Black Holes


US Justice Department sues Trump ally Roger Stone over US$2m in unpaid taxes

The Justice Department sued Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone on Friday, accusing the conservative provocateur and his wife of failing to pay nearly US$2 million (NZ$2.8m) in income tax.The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Fort... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Fort, Roger Stone


How to Maintain External and Internal Window Blinds

. {display:none !important;} .code-block {display:none !important;} .sovrn_ad_unit {display:none !important;} Window blinds protect the residents from the scorching sun, ensure their privacy and in certain cases, also protect against burglary. At the same time they can effectively decorate the window. How to take care of external and internal window blinds in order to ensure their flawless appearance and function? Window blinds, similarly to windows, need to be cleaned regularly. ...
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What does it take to create a startup ecosystem?

Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup hub’s success is not an either/or situation. The next Silicon Valley is a tired narrative, when in reality startups look, innovate and create differently all over the world. On that note, my colleagues spent the past few months digging into the market in Detroit, Michigan: The StockX EC-1 How StockX became the stock market of hype While StockX is the star...
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US officials may need 2 weeks or more to determine if Johnson & Johnson's vaccine causes rare blood clots

A pharmacist at the Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, fills a syringe with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Joseph Prezioso/Getty Images US agencies may need two weeks or more to know if Johnson & Johnson's shot causes rare blood clots. The CDC is shuffling to collect more data, two senior White House health officials told Politico. But medical experts worry that pausing the shot for much longer could increase vaccine hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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A nurse who sent her jailed husband videos threatening to kill Kamala Harris was charged after the Secret Service intercepted them

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on March 17, 2021. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Niviane Petit Phelps, a 39-year-old nurse from Miami, was arrested on Friday. She is charged with threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris, a criminal complaint said. Phelps, who is Black, was angered by the false idea that Harris is not really Black, the complaint said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida nurse was arrested this week for threatening to kill Vice President...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Washington Dc, News UK, Miami, Secret Service, Assassination Attempt, Black, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Miami Herald


The war in Afghanistan has cost $2.26 trillion, and the bill will keep rising even after last US troops leave

US soldiers recover airdropped fuel at Forward Operating Base Waza K'wah in the Paktika province of Afghanistan. US Air Forces Central Command/Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz The two-decade war has cost the US $2.26 trillion, according to researchers at Brown University. That analysis doesn't include the costs of lifetime care for veterans or future interest on money the US borrowed for the war. See more stories on Insider's business page. The nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan has ...
Tags: Brown University, US, Trends, Afghanistan, United States, Pakistan, State Department, Biden, Defense Department, OCO, Paktika, Overseas Contingency Operations, Military Spending, Watson Institute, Stephen Losey, Military & Defense Contributors


'A nicer version of Trump': Ron DeSantis is sized up by GOP donors ahead of potential 2024 presidential bid

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) fist bumps with legislators as he enters the chamber of the Florida House of Representatives prior to his State of the State address in Tallahassee on March 1, 2021. AP Photo/Phil Sears, File Gov. DeSantis has become a top potential candidate among Republicans if Trump passes on a 2024 run. Many Republicans praise the way DeSantis is handling COVID-19 in Florida, according to Politico. "He's in the top tier, should he choose to run for president," said con...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Politico, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Pope, Jamaica, Republican Party, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Trump, Mike Pence


SpaceX performs Falcon 9 static fire test ahead of second crew mission to ISS

SpaceX has performed a static fire test of its Falcon 9 rocket ahead of the second operational flight of the Crew Dragon to the International Space Station.
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Planet of Cops

Freddie deBoer’s short essay Planet of Cops, from 2017, I hadn’t read until now, but it perfectly captures an element of our culture today. It’s also an example of a well written polemical style. The irony of our vibrant and necessary police reform movement is that it’s happening simultaneously to everyone becoming a cop. I mean everyone — liberal, conservative, radical and reactionary. Blogger, activist, pundit, and writer, obviously, but also teacher, tailor, and candlestick maker. Cops, all o...
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