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Senate parliamentarian rules $15 minimum wage can’t be contained in relief package

The Senate parliamentarian ruled Thursday that the provision to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour cannot be included in the broader $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Why it matters: It’s now very likely that any increase in the minimum wage will need bi…

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Biden attempts major Saudi reset Before Khashoggi report

President Biden spoke with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman this evening ahead of the release of a CIA report expected to implicate the king’s son, and the kingdom’s de facto ruler, in the murder of a U.S.-based journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.Why it matters: In one mo…

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McConnell says he’ll”absolutely” service Trump if he is the 2024 Republican presidential nominee

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Fox News on Thursday that he would “absolutely” support Donald Trump if the former president is the 2024 Republican presidential nominee. The big picture: Trump has not officially said whether he will run in…

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Behind GameStop’s most up-to-date stock surge

Back in focus: The meme stock trade.By the numbers: GameStop finished up 19%, after a wild day that saw shares spike as much as 80%.Why it matters: The moves are muted compared to the eye-popping gains that shocked the world last month.But the surge m…

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AT&T spins off U.S. video business via take care of TPG

AT&T is spinning off three of its video services, including its satellite TV brand DirecTV, to create a new standalone video company called New DIRECTV.Details: The company will be jointly owned by AT&T and private-equity giant TPG. AT&T will retain a 70% sta…

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Ex-USA Gymnastics coach dies by suicide after being charged with human trafficking

The body of John Geddert was found on Thursday, just hours after the former USA Gymnastics coach was charged with 24 counts of criminal misconduct, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. What they’re saying: “My office has been notified that the …

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S.Korea stocks drop 3% on Wall St tech rout, higher U.S. yields

* KOSPI falls, foreigners net sellers * Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar * South Korea benchmark bond yield rises SEOUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares tumbled on Friday, reversing almost all gains …

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Canada’s finance ministry forecasts record of CPPIB CEO’s overseas trip for COVID shot’very troubling’

Canada’s ministry of finance called a media report that the head of the country’s largest pension fund had traveled to the Middle East and received a COVID-19 vaccination “very troubling”.

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Spain’s Robot Bartenders

Spain’s Robot Bartenders

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‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia’ Full Show (02/26/2021)

‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia’ Full Show (02/26/2021)