Fry’s Electronics Closing Stores, Including Two Arizona Locations | All About Arizona News

Fry’s Electronics Closing Stores, Including Two Arizona Locations | All About Arizona News
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Summary: Another business has fallen victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Fry’s Electronics recently announced this week plans to close all of their 31 stores, including the stores located in Phoenix and Tempe.
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Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

Shopping online eases isolation for older adults
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Summary: NEW YORK - In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn’t left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went s...
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

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Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
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ProPublica’s COVID-19 Stories Win Polk Award for Health Reporting

ProPublica’s COVID-19 Stories Win Polk Award for Health Reporting
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Summary: ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
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Italians working in cultural sector decry pandemic closures

Italians working in cultural sector decry pandemic closures
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Summary: The state must do more to protect people working in the cultural field, according to protesters in Milan.
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Lysol Maker’s Shine Will Fade, Not Disappear

Lysol Maker’s Shine Will Fade, Not Disappear
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Summary: The British company behind Lysol and other disinfectant brands was a clear pandemic winner. Investors have little confidence that last year’s sales boom will stick, which seems overly pessimistic.
Sentiment: positive
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The American Alliance for Museums is Appealing to Congress for Widespread Museum Aid

The American Alliance for Museums is Appealing to Congress for Widespread Museum Aid
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Summary: Laura Lott, the president of the AAM, said in a statement that it’s clear that Congress hasn’t always understood the value of museums.
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Stock futures trade cautiously higher despite inflation concerns

Stock futures trade cautiously higher despite inflation concerns
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Summary: Investors will be watching for more retail earnings and home sales numbers
Sentiment: positive
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Biden To Sign Order Seeking Homegrown Fixes For Shortfalls Of Foreign-Made Items

Biden To Sign Order Seeking Homegrown Fixes For Shortfalls Of Foreign-Made Items
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Summary: During the pandemic, the U.S. couldn't import enough gloves. Recently, car makers ran out of semiconductors. So the White House wants to find ways to make more critical items in the United States.
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Finding Community Through Our Dogs in the Darkest Days of the Pandemic

Finding Community Through Our Dogs in the Darkest Days of the Pandemic
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Summary: A dog story, in which humans paw their way from isolation to something like community.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden's Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data To Save Lives

Biden's Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data To Save Lives
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Summary: Dr. Rochelle Walensky says scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were "muzzled" and "diminished" by the Trump team, especially during the pandemic. She aims to fix that.
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China’s fight against Covid-19 cut deaths from other illnesses – study

China’s fight against Covid-19 cut deaths from other illnesses – study
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Summary: A study conducted by Oxford University and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that non-Covid related deaths in China fell during the start of 2020, helped by measures to control the spread of the virus.
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Meet the UK Self-Made Millionaire Samuel Dyson Who Wants to Become the Next Elon Musk

Meet the UK Self-Made Millionaire Samuel Dyson Who Wants to Become the Next Elon Musk
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Summary: Samuel has taken an interest in business from a young age LONDON, ENGLAND / ACCESSWIRE / February 24, 2021 / Samuel Dyson has had an interest in business from a very young age. He comes from a business orientated family and grew up around entrepreneurs. His two grandfathers both had successful businesses in demolition and diesel engines as well as his father who manufactured cigar accessories amongst many other things. This meant that Samuel
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Why Higher Rates Are Hammering Big Tech

Why Higher Rates Are Hammering Big Tech
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Summary: Technology companies that prospered over the course of the pandemic have less appeal as the economy recovers.
Sentiment: positive
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German economy grew 0.3% in 4th quarter, better than thought

German economy grew 0.3% in 4th quarter, better than thought
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Summary: Official statistics show that the German economy grew 0.3% in last year’s fourth quarter compared with the previous three-month period — a better performance than first thought
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West Using Pandemic to Punish ‘Unwelcome’ Governments, Lavrov Says

West Using Pandemic to Punish ‘Unwelcome’ Governments, Lavrov Says
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Summary: MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Western countries persist in sanctions pressure despite the pandemic, making use of coronavirus woes to punish "unwelcome" governments, Russian...
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Ghana receives world's first free Covid-19 vaccines under Covax scheme

Ghana receives world's first free Covid-19 vaccines under Covax scheme
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Summary: Ghana has become the first country in the world to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative with a delivery Wednesday of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine m…
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Ghana receives first COVID vaccine through UN-backed COVAX scheme

Ghana receives first COVID vaccine through UN-backed COVAX scheme
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Summary: At least 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Accra as part of efforts for equitable global access to jabs.
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McDonald’s Continues to Weather the COVID-19 Pandemic - Vantage Point Trading

McDonald’s Continues to Weather the COVID-19 Pandemic - Vantage Point Trading
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Summary: It’s no secret that restaurants have taken a major hit due to the coronavirus…
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Calls to help US women falling out of labour force grow louder

Calls to help US women falling out of labour force grow louder
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Summary: More than one-third of parents, mostly women, have yet to return to the workforce, largely because of childcare needs.
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Not All COVID-19 Aid Is Spent. But Schools, Cities And States Say They Need More

Not All COVID-19 Aid Is Spent. But Schools, Cities And States Say They Need More
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Summary: Republicans in Congress question whether schools, cities and states really need as much relief as President Biden and Democrats want to give them. At the local level, people say they're desperate.
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London has more dollar millionaires than New York

London has more dollar millionaires than New York
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Summary: One in 10 Londoners hold assets worth more than £720,000 as Covid crisis makes the rich richer
Sentiment: positive
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Biden’s UN ambassador confirmed in Senate as White House firm on Neera Tanden

Biden’s UN ambassador confirmed in Senate as White House firm on Neera Tanden
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Summary: Several cabinet-level officials in Biden administration await confirmation as GOP circles at least two nominees
Sentiment: positive
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Yazidis have been forgotten during Covid. They need justice, jobs and a return home | Nadia Murad

Yazidis have been forgotten during Covid. They need justice, jobs and a return home | Nadia Murad
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Summary: Survivors of Islamic State brutality are pushed further into the margins as the pandemic causes the world to turn inward
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $ROOT

Inconsistent Prescribing of Anti-Anxiety Meds a Concern During—and After—Pandemic

Inconsistent Prescribing of Anti-Anxiety Meds a Concern During—and After—Pandemic
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Summary: With drug overdose deaths reaching historic levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University noted how inconsistent prescribing of anti-anxiety medications has been a significant contributing factor and will continue to be post-pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $AWRE

Wellness Class Anything But Routine For Utahn Turning 108

Wellness Class Anything But Routine For Utahn Turning 108
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Summary: Scotty Tapper has lived to see a lot in her life, but what she didn’t see coming was what unfolded during a Wellness Bridge Group class at the Sports Performance Academy.
Sentiment: positive
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Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease
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Summary: Liver disease specialists and psychiatrists believe the isolation, unemployment and hopelessness associated with COVID-19 are driving the explosion in cases.
Sentiment: negative
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Prostitution in Sweden Grows Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Prostitution in Sweden Grows Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Summary: During the pandemic, no-lockdown Sweden has become a favourable destination for sex workers from across Europe. At the same time, dwindling economic opportunities at...
Sentiment: positive
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Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic
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Summary: LAS VEGAS - Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged exc...
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Epidemic that’s bigger than COVID

Epidemic that’s bigger than COVID
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Summary:

One of the world’s foremost wellbeing experts believes Western countries are heading in an “extreme direction” when it comes to views on vaccination – and it could be “dangerous”.

Sentiment: positive
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Pompeo: Reckless Chinese virus labs threaten the world

Pompeo: Reckless Chinese virus labs threaten the world
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Summary: Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese laboratories conducting virus research pose a threat to the world and China's government should be held to account for the global coronavirus pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Glove Stock Valuations Hit Rock Bottom After $5 Billion Rout

Glove Stock Valuations Hit Rock Bottom After $5 Billion Rout
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Summary: A rout in Malaysian glove makers is deepening, sending valuations for some companies to record lows.
Sentiment: positive
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‘Crisis within a crisis’: Violence against women surges in Fiji

‘Crisis within a crisis’: Violence against women surges in Fiji
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Summary: A nearly year-long curfew for the COVID-19 pandemic, has compounded the dangers faced by women in abusive relationships.
Sentiment: negative
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New York State Proposes Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit

New York State Proposes Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit
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Summary: The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on NY's economy.
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Japan Appoints "Minister Of Loneliness" After Disturbing Rise In 'Social Distancing Era' Suicides

Japan Appoints "Minister Of Loneliness" After Disturbing Rise In 'Social Distancing Era' Suicides
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Summary: ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

Black Essential Workers Tell Biden What Surviving Coronavirus Pandemic Has Been Like

Black Essential Workers Tell Biden What Surviving Coronavirus Pandemic Has Been Like
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Summary: A Black pharmacist said that though she was initially “more reluctant” to get vaccinated, she ultimately got the shot and is now urging others to do the ...
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President Biden, Who Controls Our Food System Matters

President Biden, Who Controls Our Food System Matters
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Summary: We need a democratic, decentralized farm and food industry that works for people and our planet. The status quo is not sustainable.
Sentiment: positive
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New York State Proposes Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit

New York State Proposes Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit
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Summary: NYS Proposes Restaurant Return-to-Work Tax Credit
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

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Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
Sentiment: negative
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Do 'Tight' Cultures Fare Better In The Pandemic Than 'Loose' Cultures?

Do 'Tight' Cultures Fare Better In The Pandemic Than 'Loose' Cultures?
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Summary: That's the question posted by a study in The Lancet Planetary Health. In case you're wondering, the United States is characterized as "loose." And Singapore is "tight."
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Stocks: $BOX$CIA

Biden’s slow start

Biden’s slow start
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Summary: With help from Renuka Rayasam and Tyler Weyant
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US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: The US on Monday stands at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.
Sentiment: negative
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L.A. County approves 'hero pay' for grocery workers - Los Angeles Times

L.A. County approves 'hero pay' for grocery workers - Los Angeles Times
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: The $5 an hour pay boost for grocery workers in unincorporated L.A. County begins Friday. The L.A. City Council is to pass a similar measure Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
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Historic San Francisco church says doors could close if it can’t raise money through donations

Historic San Francisco church says doors could close if it can’t raise money through donations
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Summary:

Old St. Mary’s has lost revenue, laid off staff due to shut down of services

Sentiment: positive
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US covid deaths: Joe Biden leads Americans in moment of silence to mourn 500,000 US Covid-19 deaths | World News - Times of India

US covid deaths: Joe Biden leads Americans in moment of silence to mourn 500,000 US Covid-19 deaths | World News - Times of India
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: US News: "Today we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone - 500,071 dead. That's more Americans who have died in one year in this pandemic than in World Wa
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As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, suicide rose among Japanese women

As the coronavirus pandemic took hold, suicide rose among Japanese women
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Summary: Job losses, urban isolation, household burdens: COVID-19 has compounded the pressures on women, raising alarms in a country that has worked to reduce some of the world’s highest suicide rates.
Sentiment: negative
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PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Feb 24

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Feb 24
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Summary: BENGALURU, Feb 24 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Italy's women and youth took hardest economic hit from COVID-19. Now, the country's recovery hinges on them | CBC News

Italy's women and youth took hardest economic hit from COVID-19. Now, the country's recovery hinges on them | CBC News
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: A year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Italy, the county's new prime minister says he will use billions of euros provided by the European Union to invest in education and close the employment gender gap, which could help those hit hard by the pandemic's economic effects — young people and women.
Sentiment: negative
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Failure to enact public duty law 'has worsened England inequality in pandemic'

Failure to enact public duty law 'has worsened England inequality in pandemic'
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Exclusive: government urged to activate part of Equality Act that would impose duty on public bodies to tackle inequality
Sentiment: negative
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Biden, Trudeau Speak After Virtual Bilateral Meeting

Biden, Trudeau Speak After Virtual Bilateral Meeting
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: The 46th US president, Joe Biden, held an online meeting with Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, on Tuesday. They reportedly discussed the ongoing COVID-19...
Sentiment: positive
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

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Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
Sentiment: positive
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Coronavirus-skeptic former Czech president catches COVID

Coronavirus-skeptic former Czech president catches COVID
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Summary: Former Czech president Vaclav Klaus, who has recently made a splash by publicly defying government restrictions to stem the Covid-19 spread, has caught the disease, his spokesman said Tuesday."He wasn't feeling well and he tested positive for Covid this afternoon," Petr Macinka, spokesman for the Va...
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Singapore’s Biggest Developer CapitaLand Posts Full-Year Loss

Singapore’s Biggest Developer CapitaLand Posts Full-Year Loss
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: CapitaLand Ltd., Singapore’s largest developer, posted a record full-year loss after writing down the value of some investment properties and residential projects during the pandemic.
Sentiment: positive
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U.S. COVID-19 death toll passes 500,000 - Los Angeles Times

U.S. COVID-19 death toll passes 500,000 - Los Angeles Times
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: More than half a million people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19. Hope is in sight, but devastation remains.
Sentiment: negative
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Crocs became a pandemic staple, but CEO Andrew Rees optimistic its new fans will stick around

Crocs became a pandemic staple, but CEO Andrew Rees optimistic its new fans will stick around
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: Some have called Crocs the "it" shoe of the pandemic, as the clog became a closet staple for consumers seeking comfort.
Sentiment: positive
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Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19

Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19
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Summary: SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (IPS) - The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting most developing countries disproportionately, especially the United Nations’ least developed countries (LDCs) and the World Bank’s low-income countries (LICs). Years of implementing neoliberal policy conditionalities and advice have made most developing countries much more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic by undermining their health systems and fiscal capacities to respond adequately.
Sentiment: negative
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COVID-19: Calgary company builds ICUs, vaccination pods to ship around the world

COVID-19: Calgary company builds ICUs, vaccination pods to ship around the world
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: With countries around the world racing to vaccinate, Falkbuilt is now creating vaccination pods and ICU capacity.
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As Pandemic Profits Put Bezos on Track for Trillionaire Status, Tish James Asks: At What Cost?

As Pandemic Profits Put Bezos on Track for Trillionaire Status, Tish James Asks: At What Cost?
Added a day ago
Summary: “Since the pandemic began,” says New York’s attorney general, “it is clear that Amazon has valued profit over people.”
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. National Science Foundation could get $600 million in pandemic relief bill

U.S. National Science Foundation could get $600 million in pandemic relief bill
Added a day ago
Summary: National Institute of Standards and Technology could get $150 million in massive package
Sentiment: positive
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The Pandemic Will End—but Covid-19 May Be Here to Stay

The Pandemic Will End—but Covid-19 May Be Here to Stay
Added a day ago
Summary: Some viruses became endemic over time, circulating constantly, perhaps in a less lethal form. We’ll need a new game plan if this one sticks around.
Sentiment: negative
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As the Pandemic Raged, Abortion Access Nearly Flickered Out

As the Pandemic Raged, Abortion Access Nearly Flickered Out
Added a day ago
Summary: Countless quiet acts of heroism were required for those who needed abortions to get them. And still, not everyone did.
Sentiment: positive
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Clearing Three Hurdles to Digital Transformation - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELL TECHNOLOGIES AND INTEL®

Clearing Three Hurdles to Digital Transformation - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELL TECHNOLOGIES AND INTEL®
Added a day ago
Summary: Sponsor content from Dell Technologies and Intel®
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $REL

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite COVID-19 risks, World Bank says

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite COVID-19 risks, World Bank says
Added a day ago
Summary: Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to COVID-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden shouldered by women during the pandemic, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
Sentiment: negative
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I'm a doctor who was on the WHO's COVID-19 mission to China. Here's what we learned about the virus' origins.

I'm a doctor who was on the WHO's COVID-19 mission to China. Here's what we learned about the virus' origins.
Added a day ago
Summary: After a four-week WHO investigation in Wuhan, China, one doctor lays out the possible origins of the coronavirus. A lab leak isn't among them.
Sentiment: negative
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Cyber criminals adopted ‘silent stealing’ scams during the Covid-19 pandemic & people working at home are the most likely target

Cyber criminals adopted ‘silent stealing’ scams during the Covid-19 pandemic & people working at home are the most likely target
Added a day ago
Summary: A new approach known as “silent stealing”, where fraudsters seek to steal a small amount of money from a large number of people, appears to be on the rise as the UK keeps battling the Covid-19 crisis.
Sentiment: negative
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More Than 87,000 Scientific Papers Published on Coronavirus Since Start of COVID Pandemic

More Than 87,000 Scientific Papers Published on Coronavirus Since Start of COVID Pandemic
Added a day ago
Summary: Scientists from around the world have published more than 87,000 papers about coronavirus between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and October 2020, a new analysis shows. Even given the importance of the pandemic, researchers were surprised by the huge number of studies and other papers that sc
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Scientists Find Link Between Outside Temperature and COVID-19 Transmission Rates

Scientists Find Link Between Outside Temperature and COVID-19 Transmission Rates
Added a day ago
Summary: Researchers analyzed daily low temperatures and infection rates in 50 Northern Hemisphere countries to quantify their effect on SARS-CoV-2 transmission. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused tremendous upheaval, leading to more than 2.3 million deaths worldwide and 465,000 in the United States. Unde
Sentiment: positive
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Gallery: The best photos from around the world

Gallery: The best photos from around the world
Added a day ago
Summary: The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.
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Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the Fed is committed to current policy

Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the Fed is committed to current policy
Added a day ago
Summary: Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncertain."
Sentiment: positive
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Biden marks 'heartbreaking milestone' of 500,000 US COVID deaths

Biden marks 'heartbreaking milestone' of 500,000 US COVID deaths
Added a day ago
Summary: The US is the worst-affected country in the world when it comes to deaths and cases, and accounts for 1 in 5 of the global fatalities.
Sentiment: negative
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Australian MP who promoted pandemic conspiracies quits ruling party

Australian MP who promoted pandemic conspiracies quits ruling party
Added a day ago
Summary: An Australian lawmaker who frequently peddled pandemic misinformation has quit the conservative government.
Sentiment: positive
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US Treasury Nominee: Providing Pandemic Relief to 'Poorest Countries' Critical to National Security

US Treasury Nominee: Providing Pandemic Relief to 'Poorest Countries' Critical to National Security
Added a day ago
Summary: Prior to being selected as US President Joe Biden's nomination for deputy treasury secretary, Nigerian-American economic adviser Adewale "Wally" Adeyemo notably served...
Sentiment: negative
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Breaking News, Latest News and Videos

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Summary: View the latest news and breaking news today for U.S., world, weather, entertainment, politics and health at CNN.com.
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Trudeau, Biden wrap up virtual meeting by agreeing to move forward on shared goals | CBC News

Trudeau, Biden wrap up virtual meeting by agreeing to move forward on shared goals | CBC News
Added a day ago
Summary: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended his meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden tonight by detailing ways the two leaders agreed to work together to advance international and domestic policy goals.
Sentiment: positive
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America's half a million Covid deaths a stark reminder of challenges for Biden

America's half a million Covid deaths a stark reminder of challenges for Biden
Added a day ago
Summary: Analysis: the president has ambitious plans to halt a public health crisis his predecessor wrongly claimed would simply disappear
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $PFE

Live updates: Congress holds moment of silence for 500,000 lives lost to coronavirus

Live updates: Congress holds moment of silence for 500,000 lives lost to coronavirus
Added a day ago
Summary: More than 28 million cases have been reported and the Washington Post data shows nearly 500,000 deaths, but numbers of new fatalities and infections have been declining for weeks.
Sentiment: negative
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Qatar and Australia withdraw from Copa America

Qatar and Australia withdraw from Copa America
Added a day ago
Summary: Conmebol’s secretary general confirmed the news on Tuesday
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How to make the US stimulus better

How to make the US stimulus better
Added a day ago
Summary: A growing economy and falling coronavirus cases present new opportunities
Sentiment: positive
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Biden’s UN ambassador confirmed in Senate as White House firm on Neera Tanden

Biden’s UN ambassador confirmed in Senate as White House firm on Neera Tanden
Added a day ago
Summary: Several cabinet-level officials in Biden administration await confirmation as GOP circles at least two nominees
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Stocks: $ROOT

Russian e-commerce market posts explosive growth during Covid pandemic

Russian e-commerce market posts explosive growth during Covid pandemic
Added a day ago
Summary: Online shopping was booming in Russia last year, with trade volumes increasing by nearly 60 percent compared to 2019, according to a business group representing major online retailers operating in the country.
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Discussion: Variants, vaccines and the coronavirus pandemic

Discussion: Variants, vaccines and the coronavirus pandemic
Added a day ago
Summary: The emergence of coronavirus variants raises questions about ongoing efforts to slow the pandemic. The World's Elana Gordon moderated a live discussion with Harvard epidemiologist William Hanage that explored the implications of the new variants and vaccine effectiveness.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $PFE

Snap back? US consumer confidence rises as COVID cases drop

Snap back? US consumer confidence rises as COVID cases drop
Added a day ago
Summary: Americans feel more upbeat about the jobs market and the government passing stimulus, but serious concerns remain.
Sentiment: positive
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WHO Memo Shows China Did ‘Little’ to Search for Covid Origin in Pandemic’s Early Months, Report Says

WHO Memo Shows China Did ‘Little’ to Search for Covid Origin in Pandemic’s Early Months, Report Says
Added a day ago
Summary: Earlier this month, World Health Organization investigators wrapped up a month-long probe into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic at its suspected Wuhan ‘ground...
Sentiment: negative
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How Covid-19 has been a wake-up call for Asian Americans

How Covid-19 has been a wake-up call for Asian Americans
Added a day ago
Summary: The discrimination unleashed by the pandemic may not be a temporary aberration, after all. Asian Americans must advocate for change or risk losing what little gains they have made.
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JPMorgan Chooses ‘Fintech Over Bitcoin’ As the Real Financial Game Changer during Global Pandemic

JPMorgan Chooses ‘Fintech Over Bitcoin’ As the Real Financial Game Changer during Global Pandemic
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Summary: Fintech is the long-term story for COVID-19 related financial developments, not Bitcoin, JP Morgan analysts.
Sentiment: positive
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Belgian projections warn not to relax measures too quickly

Belgian projections warn not to relax measures too quickly
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Summary: BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's government on Monday presented scientific projections of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, indicating it would be very risky to extensively loosen the current restrictions over the coming weeks. Based on a model...
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

For some Oakland tenants, San Francisco is more affordable now - Los Angeles Times

For some Oakland tenants, San Francisco is more affordable now - Los Angeles Times
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Summary: The pandemic has dropped rents in San Francisco, allowing some tenants to find deals they could never imagine.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $SQ

The 'surreal' life of Ontario workers who have to cross the border for work during a pandemic | CBC News

The 'surreal' life of Ontario workers who have to cross the border for work during a pandemic | CBC News
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Summary: The thousands of Ontario workers who commute across the U.S. border have been some of the only ones on the international bridges for the past year and they worry that new restrictions are about to make the quiet drive more complicated.
Sentiment: negative
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Women's healthcare waylaid by COVID-19 pandemic - Los Angeles Times

Women's healthcare waylaid by COVID-19 pandemic - Los Angeles Times
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Summary: As cervical cancer screenings among Southern California women drop, experts sound the alarm about the ramifications of letting women's wellness fall by the wayside.
Sentiment: negative
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Covington GA Personal Injury Lawyer, Ben Windham, Discusses COVID-19‘s Continued Effects Upon The Civil Justice System

Covington GA Personal Injury Lawyer, Ben Windham, Discusses COVID-19‘s Continued Effects Upon The Civil Justice System
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Summary: COVINGTON, GA / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2021 / Ben F. Windham P.C., Covington Personal Injury Lawyer, discusses some reasons why auto insurance profits are sky high while claimants cannot settle their claims against insurance companies over the past year. The deaths and serious illnesses inflicted upon the United States and the World by the Covid-19 virus has rivaled even the great Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918. Automobile Insurance
Sentiment: negative
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Asian shares mixed as investors await progress on stimulus

Asian shares mixed as investors await progress on  stimulus
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Summary: TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Monday as hopes for a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic with the global rollout of vaccines were countered by worries about inflation and continuing...
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $NDAQ$DOW
Cryptos: $RSV

Belgian projections warn not to relax measures too quickly

Belgian projections warn not to relax measures too quickly
Added 2 days ago
Summary: BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's government on Monday presented scientific projections of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, indicating it would be very risky to extensively loosen the...
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

Rights and freedom – welcome to our series

Rights and freedom – welcome to our series
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Summary: We’ll be reporting on human rights worldwide, elevating the voices of those working on the frontline to protect rights and freedom
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Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific

Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
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Summary: BANGKOK, Thailand, Feb 22 (IPS) - The past year is one that few of us will forget. While the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have played out unevenly across Asia and the Pacific, the region has been spared many of the worst effects seen in other parts of the world. The pandemic has reminded us that a reliable and uninterrupted energy supply is critical to managing this crisis.
Sentiment: positive
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US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000
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Summary: The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. A year into the pandemic, the running total of lives lost was about 498,000 — roughly...
Sentiment: negative
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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday | CBC News
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Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden marked 500,000 U.S. lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle-lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation passed the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality of the pandemic.
Sentiment: negative
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Weakness in Big Tech stocks leaves Wall Street mostly lower

Weakness in Big Tech stocks leaves Wall Street mostly lower
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Summary: A sell-off in technology companies led stocks on Wall Street mostly lower Monday, adding to the market's losses from last week. The S&P 500 fell 0.8%, extending its losses to a fifth...
Sentiment: positive
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DISPATCH: Covering loss, even as it comes to your own door

DISPATCH: Covering loss, even as it comes to your own door
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Summary: SALT LAKE CITY - Louise Delfino was tough as nails. She worked as a legal secretary at the same law firm for more than six decades until she was force...
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $SALT

Taxoom Delivers Personal Tax Preparation via Video Conferencing

Taxoom Delivers Personal Tax Preparation via Video Conferencing
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Summary: PHILADELPHIA, PA / ACCESSWIRE / February 22, 2021 / The pandemic is causing many changes, and how we get help in preparing and filing our taxes is now different too. Taxoom is an innovative new tax preparation service that uses virtual meetings to provide the "in-office" experience of consulting with highly experienced tax professionals to prepare and file taxes - all from the comfort, safety and convenience the taxpayers' own
Sentiment: positive
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Germany reopens some schools amid fears pandemic may rebound

Germany reopens some schools amid fears pandemic may rebound
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Summary: Elementary students in more than half of Germany’s 16 states returned to school Monday after more than two months at home, even as there were signs that coronavirus cases may be rising in some areas.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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