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Nicaragua arrests 2 business leaders in continuing crackdown

Nicaragua’s national police have arrested two leaders of the country’s top private business association, just one day after a regional body called for the immediate release of political prisoners

Rise in Cases and Deaths Tests Britain’s Gamble on Few Virus Restrictions

The country’s grand experiment — opening up with hardly any restrictions — is facing its toughest test yet.

N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Submit Prompt Virus Findings

The federal agency told a G.O.P. House member that it had notified EcoHealth Alliance, a group criticized for its U.S.-funded work with Wuhan scientists, to file data within five days.

Enes Kanter: Boston Celtics star under fire over China comments

Enes Kanter calls China's leader a "brutal dictator", while Beijing accuses him of seeking attention.

US surgeon explains pig kidney-human transplant test

A US team says it successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig's kidney into a brain-dead human.

France offers motorists cash assistance to help pay for fuel

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that millions of lower- and medium-income motorists will each be given 100 euros ($116) in one-off financial assistance to help them cope with rising gasoline prices


Here's what to expect from Chipotle Mexican Grill earnings

Shares of Chipotle have risen 31% this year, giving it a market value of $51.3 billion.

Democrats' Campaign to Control Drug Prices Nears Collapse

Democrats have made giving government the power to negotiate drug prices a central campaign theme for decades. With the power to make it happen, they may fall short yet again.

UK agrees to end tax on US tech giants when global deal takes effect

Deal means US will not retaliate against UK for imposing digital services tax, Treasury says

The UK has agreed to phase out its tax on US tech giants such as Google and Facebook, averting the threat of retaliatory tariffs from the United States.

A deal between the two countries will keep the digital services tax in place until 2023, when it will make way for a newly agreed global tax system.

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Pricier shipping containers and port delays haven't slowed Vita Coco's growth, co-CEO says

Vita Coco made its public market debut Thursday, trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol "COCO."

Federal Reserve Announces New Trading Restrictions on Central Bank Officials

The Federal Reserve has been under scrutiny since disclosures showed two regional bank presidents engaged in certain financial trades last year. Those officials have resigned.


1 in 5 gig drivers got unemployment benefits at pandemic peak

About 19% of drivers for online ride-hailing and food-delivery platforms were collecting jobless aid in July 2020, more than other groups, according to a report.

Goldman Sachs wants to build an investor-friendly SPAC business following market bust

Nuclear measurement and analytics company Mirion Technologies started trading on New York Stock Exchange after merging with GS Acquisition Holdings Corp. II.

WeWork prepares to go public through SPAC merger after botched IPO

The office-leasing company halted initial plans for an IPO in 2019 after investors raised concerns over its business model and then-CEO Adam Neumann.

'Plenty of worry in the market,' but this chart suggests the bulls will prevail

Oppenheimer Asset Management's John Stoltzfus, a long-term bull, lists near-term risks that could dampen Wall Street's appetite for stocks.

Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum: Money & Investing

From full finance systems such as Carbon Trading, to specific and new asset classes like Green Bonds, the choice on where to put your cash has never been greater.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Judi Love to miss this week's show with Covid-19

The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.

Ruby Rose alleges unsafe working conditions on 'Batwoman' set

Ruby Rose says unsafe working conditions and a toxic culture on the CW series "Batwoman" led to their departure from the show in 2020.

'Insecure's' Yvonne Orji is going to miss Molly too

Yvonne Orji has some words of wisdom for the character she plays for the upcoming fifth and final season of "Insecure."

Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn't know we needed

What's the relationship status when you swap Twitter avis?

Cara Delevingne's father suggests she was named after in-flight magazine

Origin stories are a powerful part of celebrity culture that can help fans identify with the stars.

Ruby Rose: Warner Bros hits back at Batwoman claims

The actress claimed in her Instagram story that there were poor working conditions on the show.

Bill Turnbull: Classic FM presenter steps back from radio show for health reasons

The former BBC Breakfast host has said "the road has been a bit bumpy recently".


‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’ Review: The Cat’s Meow

Benedict Cumberbatch plays a British artist who found love, both human and feline, and became famous as the man who drew cats.

‘Thoughts of a Colored Man,’ From University to Broadway

The playwright Keenan Scott II, the director Steve H. Broadnax III and others discuss how “a timeless piece” for Black actors has evolved over 15 years.

‘Becoming Cousteau’ Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Liz Garbus’s new documentary is about the life of the French explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the fate of the oceans he loved.

Review: At the Philharmonic, Contemporary Is King for a Week

Music by Missy Mazzoli, Anthony Davis and John Adams was conducted by Dalia Stasevska, in her debut with the orchestra.

‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ Review: Still Under Warranty

This animated feature, with Zach Galifianakis voicing a malfunctioning robot, sends up technology addiction with a decent amount of wit.

Art Institute of Chicago Ends a Docent Program, and Sets Off a Backlash

The museum’s decision to replace its program for volunteer educators with one that “responds to issues of class and income equity” has drawn criticism.

The Many Styles of Emma Amos, and Her Drive to Get Free

The artist, who died last year, used collage and fabric to break out of painting’s confines. Now her works are on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


ALCS: Yordan Alvarez Is Healthy and Thriving for Astros

One of baseball’s feared hitters, the Houston Astros’ Yordan Alvarez grew up in Cuba believing he’d never need to learn English. His tape measure homers do his talking for him.

Magic Johnson, le business, la NBA, les Lakers et LeBron

Johnson prédit le nom des prochaines grandes équipes rivales au sein de la N.B.A, et évoque son seul regret du temps où il dirigeait les Los Angeles Lakers.

Kicks Beat Celtics in Opener in Double Overtime

A double-overtime thriller against the Boston Celtics in the season opener had 11 lead changes and 10 ties.

ALCS: Can the Red Sox Get Back on Track?

A pair of ugly losses in a row has Boston reeling. But as the A.L.C.S. shifts to Houston, the Red Sox are buoyed by the idea that they have overcome worse deficits in the past.

Tom Brady congratulates Aaron Rodgers for becoming 'shareholder of the Bears' after celebration...

Tom Brady congratulated Aaron Rodgers for becoming a "shareholder of the Bears" after the Green Bay Packers quarterback's celebration in which he could be heard saying he "owned" the Chicago team.


La Niña Weather Pattern Likely to Prolong Western Drought, NOAA Says

The climate pattern may also bring some relief to Northern California and the Pacific Northwest this winter.

Tuskless Elephants Escape Poachers, but May Evolve New Problems

Scientists identified the genes that played a role in many female elephants of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park being born without tusks.

Parents, Will You Vaccinate Your Children for Covid?

Tell us whether you plan to have your children immunized and what factors led to your decision.

Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security

Intelligence and defense agencies issued reports warning that the warming planet will increase strife between countries and spur migration.

Fearsome Dinosaur That Stalked Australia Was a Timid Plant Eater

A new analysis of fossilized footprints corrects what earlier scientists mistook for a very early carnivore in the dinosaur era.


Some top WarnerMedia execs never liked the name 'HBO Max' — the Discovery deal will give them a...

Several top WarnerMedia executives never liked the HBO Max name. Merging with Discovery will give the combined company a chance to change it.

NTSB finds driver seat was occupied in fatal Tesla crash in Spring, Texas

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just issued new details in a high-profile Tesla fatal crash investigation.

Google to Lower Its App Store Fees for Developers to 15%

The move is a concession to regulators and lawmakers, who are challenging whether the company has overcharged developers.

Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple

Google said in a press release that it would cut the service fee for subscriptions on its Google Play store from 30% to 15% from day one.

Why the Cable Company Is Selling TVs

It all comes down to having power over what Americans watch and how.