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Andrew Cuomo faces impeachment threat as New York governor
August 5, 2021
Fellow Democrats are urging New York’s governor to quit or be forced out after a report into alleged harassment.
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Richard Trumka, head of powerful AFL-CIO labor federation, has died
August 5, 2021
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, the head of the most powerful labor organization in the country and a close ally of the Biden White House, has died. He was 72.
New York state impeachment investigation into Cuomo is 'nearing completion'
August 5, 2021
A wide-ranging New York state impeachment investigation into various allegations of misconduct against embattled Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is close to concluding, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
Need housing and rental relief? Here's how to get started
August 5, 2021
After the federal eviction moratorium expired, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an extension until October 3 for high Covid-19 transmission areas. The Biden administration says those areas cover 90 percent of the country's renters.
Angry at the unvaccinated? Here's a better way
August 5, 2021
You're furious at what you see as the selfishness and ignorance and lack of civic responsibility of the people in your life who refuse to get the jab. You try to convince them by explaining how wrongheaded they are, hoping browbeating will break them. But here's a question, write Peter Bregman and Howard Jacobson: How's that strategy working for you? To actually be effective, try this instead.
Amazon is delaying its return to office until 2022
August 5, 2021
Amazon on Thursday pushed back its office return date until early next year amid a surge in Covid-19 cases from the Delta variant, making it one of the most significant delays yet in the tech industry.
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USA's Nevin Harrison wins gold in historic women's 200-meter canoe sprint
August 5, 2021
The 19-year-old takes home the U.S.' first canoe or kayak sprint medal since 1992.
Bill Gates says it was a "huge mistake" to spend time with Jeffrey Epstein
August 5, 2021
Gates also addressed his divorce from Melinda Gates, which was finalized this week.
At least 10 killed when van carrying migrants crashes in Texas
August 5, 2021
At least 30 people were traveling inside the van at the time of the accident, authorities said. The driver was among those killed.
DeSantis clashes with Biden as Florida faces mounting COVID surge
August 5, 2021
Schools are about to open in the state, and the governor says new COVID requirements are out of the question.
Watch Live: Biden signs bill honoring officers who protected Capitol
August 5, 2021
The Senate approved the bill Tuesday, sending it to Mr. Biden's desk.
Team USA men fail to advance in 4x100 relay
August 5, 2021
This marks the 10th time since 1995 that the men have botched a relay at a world championships or Olympics.
Katie Ledecky on historic run in 2020 Olympic Games
August 5, 2021
Olympic swimmer and gold medalist Katie Ledecky joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her historic run in Tokyo and why she's already planning for the next summer games.

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AMERICA • Business
Olympic track and field legend Carl Lewis slams system that’s failing relay athletes
August 6, 2021
Olympic track and field legend Carl Lewis explains why he was so critical of the U.S. men’s 4x100m relay team after it finished sixth in its semifinal.
Biden signs bill awarding medals to those who protected Capitol from rioters on Jan. 6
August 5, 2021
President Joe Biden signed legislation awarding Congressional Gold Medals to police officers and others who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Business News
Wall Street stocks near record highs ahead of crucial jobs report
August 5, 2021
European shares hit fresh all-time peak after fourth consecutive rise
Lyft and Uber’s fork on road to profit
August 5, 2021
Apple’s iPhone scanning plans, ByteDance retrenches, Google’s new Nests
Las Vegas properties: rent collection remains the best game in town
August 5, 2021
Wall Street is betting on cash flows taken in by gaming operators to support specialised property trusts
Wells Fargo and BlackRock delay return-to-office plans
August 5, 2021
Amazon also postpones return date until January as Delta variant drives rise in US Covid-19 cases
A quick note on expensive stocks
August 5, 2021
Growth, growth baby.
Weber slashes IPO pricing in signal of cooling market
August 5, 2021
Listing raises only $252m even as spending on barbecues has surged as the pandemic has kept consumers at home
Business Analysis

Levi Strauss to acquire athletic wear maker Beyond Yoga
August 6, 2021
Levi Strauss & Co. said on Thursday it would buy apparel maker Beyond Yoga for an undisclosed amount, as it looks to expand its presence in the lucrative leggings category that boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News Corporation says 4Q revenue rose
August 5, 2021
News Corporation on Thursday said revenue in the fourth quarter rose to $2.49 billion, 30% higher than the $1.92 billion in the year-ago period.
Science Branson's Virgin Galactic to sell space flight tickets starting at $450,000
August 5, 2021
Spaceship company Virgin Galactic said it will open ticket sales on Thursday for space flights starting at $450,000 a seat, weeks after billionaire founder Richard Branson's high-profile trip to the edge of space.
Beyond Meat sales jump on restaurant demand
August 5, 2021
Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat said Thursday that its revenue jumped 32% in the second quarter as demand from restaurants returned.
Zillow rides booming real estate market to 70% revenue growth
August 5, 2021
Zillow Group Inc. reported a whopping 70% increase in year-over-year revenue for the second quarter, attributed in part to growth in the company's buying arm.
S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record ahead of jobs report
August 5, 2021
U.S. stock indexes rose Thursday as investors balanced the latest jobs data and mixed corporate earnings.
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AMERICA • Markets
Stocks Rise as Jobless Claims Drop
August 5, 2021
The S&P 500 edged higher on data showing that unemployment-benefits applications dropped modestly and the trade deficit widened.
Auto Insurers Face Bumpy Road Ahead
August 5, 2021
As people return to normal driving habits, insurers are seeing more accident losses—but they are also starting to look toward higher rates, too.
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CBO estimates infrastructure bill would increase national debt by $256B
August 6, 2021
CBO estimates infrastructure bill would increase national debt by $256B

Tennessee Republican Bill Hagerty weighs in on the Democrats spending spree on 'The Evening Edit' 

Democrat controlled NY legislature push for Cuomo impeachment
August 6, 2021
Democrat controlled NY legislature push for Cuomo impeachment

NY State Assemblyman Jarett Gandolfo and New York Congresswoman Claudia Tenney react to the sexual harassment probe on 'The Evening Edit'

New record for migrant children apprehended at southern border
August 6, 2021
New record for migrant children apprehended at southern border

Cato Institute's director of immigration studies Alex Nowrasteh joins 'Kennedy' to discuss the growing U.S. immigration crisis

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U.S. Stocks Close Mostly Lower But Nasdaq Bucks Downtrend
August 4, 2021
Stocks moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq bucked the downtrend. The Dow slid firmly into negative territory, while the S&P 500 pulled back off Tuesday's record closing high.
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AMERICA • Economy
Amazon pushes its return to office to January.
August 5, 2021
BlackRock and Wells Fargo also delayed their mandatory returns until October. Both attributed the changes to new developments in the spread of Covid-19.
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AMERICA • Insights
The many sides to Gautam Adani
August 7, 2021
Check governance, as well as his group’s coal-to-clean energy record
Chief executives are the new monarchs
August 7, 2021
The habits and flaws tycoons share with dynastic rulers
The EU’s proposed carbon tariff gets a mixed reaction from industry
August 7, 2021
Firms want more financial support to decarbonise
Taking aim at ghost guns
August 7, 2021
Can American politicians hit a spectral target?
The great American carnival
August 5, 2021
State fairs reveal the enduring delights of American folk tradition—and the dynamism it has lost
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