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US blocks solar panel materials from China over labor abuses

US blocks solar panel materials from China over labor abuses

US blocks solar panel materials from China over labor abuses The Biden administration says it’s barring from the U.S. market Chinese-made materials that are used in solar panels By BEN FOX ASSOCIATED PRESS June 24, 2021, 4:58 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Chinese-made materials used in...

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Carnival loses $2.1 billion waiting for cruising to resume

Carnival loses $2.1 billion waiting for cruising to resume

Carnival loses $2.1 billion waiting for cruising to resume Carnival Corp. continues to lose billions while it waits for cruising to recover from the pandemic ByThe Associated Press June 24, 2021, 4:51 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MIAMI — Carnival Corp. said Thursday that it lost more than...

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Avenatti sentencing postponed until July 9 in Nike case

Avenatti sentencing postponed until July 9 in Nike case

Avenatti sentencing postponed until July 9 in Nike case A judge has postponed until July 9 the sentencing of Michael Avenatti for his conviction in an extortion case involving sportswear giant Nike By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press June 24, 2021, 4:39 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK...

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EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches

EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches

EU slaps economic sanctions on Belarus over rights breaches The European Union has slapped economic sanctions on Belarus in response to what the EU called the “escalation of serious human rights violations” including the detention of journalist Raman Pratasevich By MIKE CORDER and LORNE COOK Associated Press June 24, 2021, 4:18 PM • 4 min...

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Microsoft debuts Windows 11; first major update in 6 years

Microsoft debuts Windows 11; first major update in 6 years

Microsoft debuts Windows 11; first major update in 6 years Microsoft has unveiled the next generation of its Windows software, called Windows 11, that has a new “start menu” and other features ByThe Associated Press June 24, 2021, 4:07 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft...

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Pandemic pets are a 'furry annuity,' says Petco CEO

Pandemic pets are a 'furry annuity,' says Petco CEO

Pandemic pets are a 'furry annuity,' says Petco CEO It’s a good time to oversee a company that sells leashes and squeaky toys By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer June 24, 2021, 3:51 PM • 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — Yummy, a 12-year-old Labrador retriever, is in...

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Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push NEW TOWN, N.D. — On oil well pads carved from the wheat fields around Lake Sakakawea, hundreds of pump jacks slowly bob to extract 100 million barrels of crude annually from a reservation shared by three Native American tribes. About half their 16,000 members live on...

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BuzzFeed to become a publicly traded company

BuzzFeed to become a publicly traded company

BuzzFeed to become a publicly traded company BuzzFeed will become a publicly traded company with an implied value of $1.5 billion through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company ByThe Associated Press June 24, 2021, 2:44 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — BuzzFeed will become...

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Biden administration extends eviction moratorium for a month

Biden administration extends eviction moratorium for a month

Biden administration extends eviction moratorium for a month The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press June 24, 2021, 2:28 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this...

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Google delays plan to phase out Chrome ad-tracking tech

Google delays plan to phase out Chrome ad-tracking tech

Google delays plan to phase out Chrome ad-tracking tech Google says it’s delaying plans to phase out Chrome browser technology that tracks users for ad purposes because it needs more time to develop a replacement system ByThe Associated Press June 24, 2021, 2:19 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article...