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‘I waited 21 years for this moment’

Carlos Garcia feared this moment would never come. And Justine Okello is feeling emotional about his chance to do something so many people around the world can’t: vote. More immigrants who’ve become US citizens like them are eligible to vote in 2020 than ever before. And Georgia — a battleground state in this election —…MORE

Long-term unemployed are exhausting state benefits

Long-term unemployed are exhausting state benefits

As the coronavirus pandemic continues into its eighth month, a growing number of Americans are exhausting their state unemployment benefits and shifting to extended payments funded by the federal government. But this additional cushion won’t last much longer for many people. The 13-week benefits extension provided by Congress runs out at the end of the…MORE

Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Apollo Global Management CEO requests board review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein

The board of private equity firm Apollo Global Management is reviewing ties between its CEO Leon Black and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, according to an Apollo spokesperson. Black requested the board’s conflict committee review and independently confirm information he provided about his professional relationship with Epstein, according to the spokesperson. “Mr. Black has previously…MORE

The ‘Code Red’ scenario for Google

The Trump administration sued Google on Tuesday in what is the largest antitrust case against a tech company in more than two decades. At the heart of the government’s lawsuit is a secretive deal under which Google allegedly pays billions of dollars a year to Apple to ensure that its search product is the default…MORE

Whole Foods will now get your groceries ready for pickup in one hour

Whole Foods will now get your groceries ready for pickup in one hour

Amazon is expanding one-hour grocery pickup across all of its nearly 500 Whole Foods stores in the United States. The free service is available for Prime subscribers on orders $35 or more and begins Wednesday. Previously, this service was only available at select Whole Foods locations. Amazon, which bought the upscale grocery chain for $13.7…MORE

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury

Flamengo defender Gustavo Henrique is recovering from a testicle injury sustained during his side’s 5-1 victory over Corinthians. The Brazilian was subbed off in the first half of Sunday’s game with a bloodied patch visible on his shorts. “The athlete Gustavo Henrique went through an evaluation with urologist Paulo Henrique, who recommended three days of…MORE

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