Many Businesses Support a Minimum-Wage Increase—Just Not Biden’s $15-an-Hour Plan

Published: 2021-03-01 13:07:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] While Congress debates higher national wage floor, many large employers have already raised wages

Arrests made at Spanish giants Barcelona

Published: 2021-03-01 12:22:37 UTC

[BBC News] Catalan police make several arrests after searching the offices of La Liga side Barcelona.

Family camping on cliff edge 'had no idea of extreme danger'

Published: 2021-03-01 12:22:22 UTC

[BBC News] The family had pitched a tent in a "perilous position" in a landslip-prone area, officials say.

Hundreds claim decades of abuse by 150 youth center staffers

Published: 2021-03-01 12:13:56 UTC

[Associated Press] CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Abuse allegations against New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center now span six decades, with 150 staffers during that time accused of physically or sexually harming...

Credit Suisse Suspends $10 Billion in Investment Funds Tied to SoftBank-Backed Greensill

Published: 2021-03-01 11:55:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Greensill is sole supplier to suite of funds managed by Credit Suisse

Arrests made at Barcelona football club after police raid

Published: 2021-03-01 11:21:17 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Police spokesperson says operation ongoing at Barcelona football club, several arrests made.

China ‘to provide 400,000 COVID vaccine doses’ to Afghanistan

Published: 2021-03-01 11:10:44 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Officials say China pledged 400,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine, a boost to Afghanistan’s immunisation drive.

Hundreds rally in Bangladesh over writer’s death in prison

Published: 2021-03-01 10:55:33 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Protesters demand annulment of the controversial Digital Security Act under which Mushtaq Ahmed was arrested last year.

Big Companies Disclose Details on Gender, Race in Workforces

Published: 2021-03-01 10:30:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Prompted by last summer’s protests, prodded by regulators and investors, more executives and boards are putting numbers to diversity efforts

Covid-19 Virus Studies Yield New Clues on Pandemic’s Origin

Published: 2021-03-01 10:30:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Coronaviruses closely related to the pandemic virus have been found in bats and pangolins in Asia

Millions of Tenants Fall Further Behind on Rent as They Await Federal Covid-19 Assistance

Published: 2021-03-01 10:30:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Many states have yet to distribute $25 billion they received from the Treasury Department to help renters

Banks in Germany Tell Customers to Take Deposits Elsewhere

Published: 2021-03-01 10:30:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] More customers are having to pay negative rates as savings have surged amid the pandemic

Tech Tips to Help Score a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment at CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and More

Published: 2021-03-01 10:30:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Setting up alerts and browser tools helped our columnist schedule time slots for eligible friends and family members in a variety of states

Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration issues

Published: 2021-03-01 10:25:14 UTC

[Associated Press] WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration,...

Shunned and banished: Victims blamed for incest in Burkina Faso

Published: 2021-03-01 09:56:22 UTC

[Al Jazeera English] Raped, ostracised and forced to give up their children – how incest is tearing families apart in Burkina Faso.

Khashoggi: Journalist's fiancée demands 'punishment' for Saudi prince

Published: 2021-03-01 09:37:24 UTC

[BBC News] Hatice Cengiz, who was engaged to the murdered journalist, calls on world leaders to take action.

Howard Lindzon Tells Us Why He Launched His Own SPAC

Published: 2021-03-01 09:00:05 UTC

[Bloomberg]

Shale's Private Army Ramping Up Means Supply Wild Card for OPEC

Published: 2021-03-01 09:00:03 UTC

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France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

Published: 2021-03-01 08:59:10 UTC

[Associated Press] PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended...

U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Bonds Rally

Published: 2021-03-01 08:50:00 UTC

[The Wall Street Journal] Major indexes are poised to rebound sharply as investors await signals from Fed officials on whether the central bank will push back against bond-market tumult

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