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9:01 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Workers' paradise? Portugal's new teleworking law takes flakPortugal's new law on working from home makes the European Union country sound like a workers' paradise.
2:41 p.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Wild Ride of 2021 Home Prices Home sales were hot in 2020, but got even hotter this year, based on National Association of Realtor numbers. For next year: probably lower growth and higher mortgage rates.
7:45 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden to focus on energy development and drilling costs in oil and gas leasing reformThe Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and water.
6:11 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Drawing attention to the debt people face in the criminal justice system — by canceling itThis week, we’re taking a look at the intersection of debt and the criminal justice system.
1:51 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Fear, Not Calculated Trading, Is Behind Today’s Covid Market Crash New Covid variant spooks markets, Thanksgiving travel surges, what not to buy on Black Friday, and other news to start your day.
6:13 p.m. Nov. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Justice Department to prioritize prosecuting violence on flightsAttorney General Merrick Garland directed U.S. attorneys across the country to swiftly prioritize prosecution of federal crimes that happen on commercial flights as federal officials face a historic number of investigations into passenger behavior.
12:56 p.m. Nov. 24, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
'We can now legally call the killers of Ahmaud Arbery murderers': Reactions to guilty verdicts against Travis and Greg McMichael and William BryanThree white men were found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, during what they called a citizen’s arrest. They face life in prison.
11:04 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - Barrons.com
OPEC's Response to Biden's Oil Move Could Matter More The cartel could slow its production increases, but there is a political risk.
9:17 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden administration asks court to allow employee vaccine mandateThe Biden administration on Tuesday asked a federal court to let it move ahead with a workplace rule that would require employees at larger companies to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face weekly testing.
8:10 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Families of victims settle lawsuit with Justice Department over FBI inaction prior to Parkland, Fla., mass shootingThe families of most of those killed and wounded in the 2018 Florida high school massacre announced Monday have reached a multimillion dollar settlement with the federal government over the FBI's failure to stop the gunman even though it had received information he intended to attack.
7:10 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
US sues to halt sugar merger, says it would harm competitionThe U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to block a major sugar manufacturer from acquiring its rival, arguing that allowing the deal would harm competition and consumers.
3:55 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Trump-aligned House Republican Louie Gohmert to challenge GOP incumbent Ken Paxton for attorney general in TexasGohmert is the latest Republican seeking to unseat his party's incumbent in the wake of Paxton's top deputies reporting him to the FBI last year for alleged corruption.
6:39 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
World Cup host Qatar hired ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFAA former CIA officer has spied on top soccer officials for years while working for Qatar, the tiny Arab country hosting next year’s World Cup tournament, an investigation by The Associated Press has found.
11:52 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Hedge fund Alden looks to buy another big newspaper chainHedge fund Alden Global Capital, one of the country's largest newspaper owners with a reputation for intense cost cuts and layoffs, has offered to buy the local newspaper chain Lee Enterprises for about $141 million.
2:03 p.m. Nov. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Demonstrators trace route Kyle Rittenhouse took in KenoshaSeveral dozen people gathered below the wind-whipped Wisconsin flag at Kenosha's Civic Center Park on Sunday and warmed up with chants for justice before taking to the streets in protest of the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse.
11:12 a.m. Nov. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Sudan military leaders reinstate deposed prime ministerSudan’s deposed prime minister signed a deal with the military on Sunday that will see him reinstated, almost a month after a military coup put him under house arrest. A key pro-democracy group that has mobilized dozens of protests had dismissed the deal as “a form of betrayal."
7:32 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Will Zoom be able to withstand workers returning to the office?While it is true a rise in COVID vaccinations means fewer people are working remotely and not in need of the videoconferencing service, enterprises remain committed to Zoom.
10:47 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty verdict reactions: From 'Justice wins the day' to 'Only in America'President Biden: 'I stand by what the jury has to say. The jury system works.' Here are reactions from lawmakers, civil rights leaders on Rittenhouse acquittal
12:06 p.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
2 alleged Iranian hackers charged with threatening U.S. voters in 2020Two suspected Iranian computer hackers have been charged in a broad campaign of election interference aimed at intimidating American voters during last year's presidential race and undermining confidence that the results of the contest could be trusted.
10:44 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
A mostly Black Alabama county has no municipal sewer service. Can the 1964 Civil Rights Act be used for environmental justice?A never-before-used provision from the 1964 Civil Rights Act could set a sweeping precedent for environmental justice, starting in Alabama's Lowndes County
2:33 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden's choice for Justice antitrust post, Jonathan Kanter, wins Senate approvalPresident Joe Biden’s choice to lead enforcement of competition laws at the Justice Department has won Senate approval as his administration pursues action against outsized market power it has condemned in several industries, including Big Tech, health care, airlines and agriculture.
1:56 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Jan. 6 panel 'won't rush' possible Meadows contempt voteThe chairman of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection says there is still time for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to comply with a subpoena before the panel moves forward with a vote to hold him in contempt of Congress.
3:47 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
After 'workers left in the dark,' Amazon warehouse COVID-19 case notifications to be monitored by California AGAmazon.com Inc. must pay $500,000 and change its practices related to notifying its workers and local health officials about COVID-19 cases at its warehouses, according to a judgment announced Monday by California's attorney general.
11:04 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden signs executive order to protect Native American heritage sites and boost safetyPresident Joe Biden on Monday ordered several Cabinet departments to work together to combat human trafficking and crime on Native lands, where violent crime rates are more than double the national average.
8:08 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Steve Bannon surrenders to federal authorities after indictment for contempt of CongressFormer Trump campaign and White House strategist expected to appear in court later Monday.
5:53 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Democrats plan revamp for green cards in possible win for tech sector, as Republicans objectA provision in the House's version of the Build Back Better Act would boost the tech industry's efforts to hire foreign-born workers, as it would make more green cards available. But it's drawing flak from some Republicans, who argue the Democratic-run House's legislation would harm American workers.
10:28 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Politics killed national free community college --- for now, but advocates vow to ‘keep going’ as momentum continues in statesBiden pitched free community college for years, but it didn't make it into the Democrats' social spending package
7:13 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Lukas I. Alpert
Student faces 20 years in prison for pandemic puppy cyberscamOne victim paid $9,100 for a mini-dachsund named Pansy that was never delivered, prosecutors say.
5:58 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Profits and Pain: Backed by D.C. power players and private equity, a healthcare provider is under scrutiny for failing fragile seniorsInnovAge promises all-inclusive care to help seniors stay out of nursing homes. But the reality, critics say, can be far different.
3:20 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Lukas I. Alpert
L.A. casino fined $500,000 for looking the other way when a gambler brought duffle bags stuffed with $100 million for marathon gambling sessionsFederal prosecutors say the unnamed whale --- described only as a Chinese national --- made over 100 visits to the Bicycle Hotel & Casino over eight months in 2016.
12:25 p.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Along with the now indicted Steve Bannon, whom has the Jan. 6 select committee subpoenaed — and why?The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued almost three dozen subpoenas as it aggressively seeks information about the origins of the attack and what former President Donald Trump did — or didn't do — to stop it.
11:05 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump ally Steve Bannon indicted on 2 counts of contempt of CongressThe Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, was indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of contempt of Congress stemming from his failure to comply with a subpoena issued by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress, sending the matter to the U.S. attorney's office in Washington.
9:31 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Big Bird facing criticism after sharing vaccine statusSmokey Bear taught kids the importance of preventing wildfires. McGruff the Crime Dog warned them not to talk to strangers. And in 1972, Big Bird lined up on “Sesame Street” to receive a measles vaccine as part of a campaign to get more youngsters inoculated against the disease.
3:40 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Uber accused of charging disabled passengers for taking too long to get into carsThe United States is suing Uber Technologies Inc., alleging the ride-hailing company is discriminating against customers with disabilities by charging them wait-time fees for taking longer to get into cars.
11:10 a.m. Nov. 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
Justice Department Sues Uber Over Charging Wait-Time Fees for Disabled People Here's what to know about the case.
10:55 a.m. Nov. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Stephen Miller and Kayleigh McEnany join lengthening list of Trump associates subpoenaed by Jan. 6 select committeeLatest step in effort to find out more about what the then-president was doing and saying as his supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in a bid to overturn his defeat by Democrat Joe Biden two months earlier.
10:20 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Biden antitrust adviser Tim Wu says a 'supermajority of American citizens' support crackdown on monopoliesPresident Joe Biden has made promoting competition and fighting monopoly power a major priority in his first year in office, and the administration is just getting started, according to a speech by Tim Wu, special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy.
10:00 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
San Francisco Bay Area man facing Jan. 6 riot charges seeks asylum in BelarusProsecutors say a MAGA-hat-wearing Evan Neumann of Mill Valley, Calif., threatened one law-enforcement officer that police guarding the Capitol would be overrun by the pro-Trump crowd.
7:47 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Cyber Pandemic Is Raging. How to Stop It. The U.S. is in a dangerous place when it comes to cybersecurity, write Keith B. Alexander and Jamil N. Jaffer. It's time for a new paradigm.
1:41 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Robinhood, Bitcoin, and the Stock Market ‘Melt-Up’: Barron’s Daily Robinhood discloses security breach and extortion attempt, Bitcoin and Ether hit record highs, U.S. ends pandemic travel ban for 33 countries, and other news to start your day.
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