With Democrats in Control, Biden Moves to Advance Agenda

WASHINGTON — With his victory recognized by Congress and his party set to control both the House and Senate, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. moved on Thursday to fill out his cabinet, while his aides and allies drafted plans for an ambitious legislative agenda headlined by $2,000 stimulus checks to individual Americans. Just hours after […]


Exclusive-Baidu Plans Smart EV Company, To Make Cars At Geely Plant

BEIJING:China’s Baidu Inc plans to form a company to make smart electric vehicles (EV), two sources familiar with the matter said, with manufacturing to be carried out at plants owned by automaker Geely. Baidu, the leading search engine company in China, will take a majority stake and absolute voting power in the new company. The […]


Dallas Cowboys’ Amari Cooper undergoes ankle surgery

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper, who did not miss a game in 2020, is recovering from ankle surgery. Cooper posted a photo to his Instagram story Thursday of his right leg in a protective boot. Sources termed the surgery a clean-up that will not require a long rehab. Cooper had a career-high 92 catches […]

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Top foods breastfeeding women should avoid

While there are some foods which boost breastmilk production, some foods are best consumed in moderation or limited while you nurse. Source link

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Fauci Predicts ‘Things Will Get Worse’ in January, and Asks for Patience on Vaccines

Here’s what you need to know: Waiting in line for injections at a drive-through vaccination site in David, Fla., on Wednesday.Credit…Scott McIntyre for The New York Times Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States, predicted on Thursday that the daily death toll from the coronavirus would continue to rise […]

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Trump Condemns Capitol Violence In “Strongest Possible Terms”: Spokeswoman

Donald Trump condemns “in the strongest possible terms”, his spokeswoman said. Donald Trump condemns “in the strongest possible terms” violence by supporters who entered the US Capitol after being whipped up in a speech by the president, his spokeswoman said Thursday. “Let me be clear: The violence we saw yesterday at our nation’s Capitol was […]


Biden Selects Heads of Labor, Commerce and Small Business Agencies

Ms. Raimondo, a moderate Democrat with a background in the financial industry, has served as governor since 2015. She is seen as a relatively traditional choice for commerce secretary, a post that oversees not only relations with the business community but also technology regulation, weather monitoring and the gathering of economic data, among other duties. […]


FTC settles with Tapjoy, points finger at Apple, Google

A man plays a game on a smartphone. Brent Levin | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday it has settled with mobile advertising company Tapjoy over claims it used false advertising offers for the promise of in-game rewards that weren’t given. But regulators also said Apple and Google helped create the […]

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Shamsur Rahman Faruqi, Towering Figure in Urdu Literature, Dies at 85

Mr. Faruqi was also a noted critic. He published several books of commentary, the most famous being his four-volume exploration of the 18th-century Mughal poet Mir Taqi Mir. That collection, “Sher-e-Shor-Angez” (“Soul Stirring Verses”), “not only made vivid why Mir was so admired by all poets of the past but also hugely informed us about […]