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© Reuters. Man wearing a face mask is seen inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building, as the country is hit by a novel coronavirus outbreak, at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai By Tom Arnold and Kane Wu LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Global shares extended gains on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it was …

The riskiest smart city technologies By Stephanie Kanowitz Apr 12, 2021 Emergency alerts, street video surveillance systems and smart traffic signals are riskier than other smart city solutions, according to a new report. For their study, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, asked 76 cybersecurity experts to rank nine technologies according to …

CONSUMER REPORTER BRIAN ROCHE TELLS US MORE. >> SO, THESE PLUS-UP PAYMENTS AS THEY ARE BEING CALLED ARE A VERY PLEASANT SURPRISE FOR SOME PEOPLE WHO HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED STIMULUS MONEY. BUT NOW THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MORE MONEY AFTER THEIR 2020 TAX RETURNS HAVE BEEN PROCESSED. ACCORDING TO THE IRS, YOU COULD GET A …

“It’s really about Obama versus Bush, and Biden versus Trump, not the other way around,” Mr. Emanuel said. “We built long-lasting, robust economic growth. And I think comparing one to the other is, is historically not accurate. And also, more importantly, it’s strategically not advantageous.” David Axelrod, who served as a chief strategist to Mr. …

The stimulus package raises the size of the credit, makes it fully refundable so more households can qualify and calls for it to be sent out in periodic payments rather than rolled into regular tax-time refunds — a dramatic shift designed to help families pay their bills. Already, some Democrats are pushing to make the …

By Lara Pearce11 Mar 2021 23:43 Prime Minister Scott Morrison is holding a press conference at car dealership Phil Gilbert Motor Group in western Sydney this morning, spruiking the revival of the car industry post-COVID-19. Mr Morrison opened his conference by heralding the “historic” meeting of Quad leaders set to take place late tonight. “I …

By Associated Press10 Mar 2021 23:04 Two firefighters loaned to Washington DC authorities for the day said they were the only medics on the Capitol steps January 6, trying to triage injured officers as they watched the angry mob swell and attack police working to protect Congress. Law enforcement agents were “being pulled into the …

The Queen “Saddened” After Meghan & Harry’s Interview  Jimmy Kimmel Live Queen Elizabeth II breaks silence after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah bombshell interview  Yahoo Entertainment The royal family saga is a mirror of America  The Washington Post The Meghan-Harry interview shows why the palace worried ‘The Crown’ was too believable  NBC News Lee Cohen: After Meghan’s Oprah …

The new arrangement would also make the first $10,200 worth of benefits tax-free. This is a significant change from the House bill, which would provide an extra $400 a week through August 29 and continue the two pandemic programs for the same period. The House bill does not contain the tax provision. But West Virginia …

Here’s what you need to know: Video On Monday, the two-day confirmation hearing begins for Judge Merrick Garland, President Biden’s pick to be attorney general.CreditCredit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times Judge Merrick B. Garland on Monday said the United States faces “a more dangerous period” from domestic extremists than it faced at the time …