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- A midlevel member of the Trump State Dept. has been arrested on charges related to the Capitol attack.
Federico G. Klein is the first member of the Trump administration to face criminal charges in connection with the storming of the Capitol.
Katie Benner. New York Times. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:46:56 +0000.
- Oklahoma man gets 3 years for smuggling firearms to UAE to help fight ISIS: prosecutors
An Oklahoma man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for illegally smuggling firearms to the Middle East to help fight the Islamic State there, according to federal prosecutors.
Fox News. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:31:28 GMT.
- Where has it gone wrong for Pulisic at Chelsea?
The U.S. star has struggled to get consistent minute, inviting questions about his future at the club.
ESPN. Thu, 4 Mar 2021 23:22:04 EST.
- Trump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot
The FBI arrested Federico Klein, one of former President Trump's appointees for State Department, on Thursday in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Jordan Williams. The Hill. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:18:22 +0000.
- Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Vaccination Pace Increases to 2 Million Doses a Day
Connecticut has joined Texas and Mississippi in easing restrictions, while Alabama extended its mask mandate. Italy blocked a vaccine shipment to Australia.
The New York Times. New York Times. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 04:14:39 +0000.
- Chicago restaurant pays almost $700G in back pay for wage violations
Tank Noodle Inc. reportedly agreed to pay the $697,295 in back wages in December, after the U.S. Department of Labor investigated the restaurant.
Ann Schmidt. Fox News. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 01:34:42 GMT.
- U.S. Traffic Death Rate Highest In Nearly A Century
Roads have been emptier since Covid-19. They've also been deadlier. More than 42,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2020, the biggest increase in 96 years.
By Tanya Mohn, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 18:20:56 -0500.
- Why Was Help Delayed During Capitol Attack? Here Are The Key Discrepancies In The Timelines Of Top Security Officials
Top securities continue to offer differing accounts of why help was delayed during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
By Jemima Mcevoy, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 17:33:31 -0500.
- Dr. Seuss books top Amazon bestseller list
Nine Dr. Seuss books filled the top 10 of Amazon's bestseller list, with "The Cat in the Hat" at No. 1.
CBS News. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 16:40:27 -0500.
- What You Should Know Before Investing in Bitcoin
The Chief Operating Officer and Head of U.S. Business for Bitflyer USA shares his advice for anyone thinking about investing in Bitcoin.
Jessica Abo. Entrepreneur. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:30:00 GMT.
- 10-year Treasury yield jumps back above 1.5% after Powell comments on inflation
The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield rose on Thursday.
CNBC. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:26:08 GMT.
- New unemployment claims ticked up last week
Some 745,000 people filed for jobless aid last week, while another 437,000 sought federal self-employed assistance.
CBS News. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 16:19:10 -0500.
- Capitol Police ask that National Guard stay for another 60 days
U.S. Capitol Police asked Thursday that National Guard troops stay for another 60 days.
ABC News. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 13:36:18 -0500.
- Nasdaq (NDAQ) Reports Mixed February Volumes, Shares Gain
Nasdaq (NDAQ) reported mixed volumes for February 2021. While U.S. equity options volume increased 53.5% year over year to 284 million contracts, European options and futures volume dropped 24.9% year over year to 6.9 million contracts
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 16:17:00 GMT.
- U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket attack in Iraq
The militia group has been blamed for previous attacks on American bases.
By Lara Seligman. Politico. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:19:47 EST.
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