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Democrats Seek $500 Billion in Climate Damages From Big Polluting Companies

Democrats Seek $500 Billion in Climate Damages From Big Polluting Companies

Democrats Seek $500 Billion in Climate Damages From Big Polluting Companies Democrats Seek $500 Billion in Climate Damages From Big Polluting Companies WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress want to tax Exxon, Chevron and a handful of other major oil and gas companies, saying the biggest climate polluters should pay for the floods, wildfires and other disasters that scientists have linked …

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Karate’s Big Question in Its Olympic Debut: Is It a Sport or a Martial Art?

Karate’s Big Question in Its Olympic Debut: Is It a Sport or a Martial Art?

Karate’s Big Question in Its Olympic Debut: Is It a Sport or a Martial Art? Karate’s Big Question in Its Olympic Debut: Is It a Sport or a Martial Art? TOKYO — It would be hard to find anyone more qualified to lead Japan’s national karate team than Rika Usami. She is a third-degree black belt and won a 2012 …

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Barack Obama throwing ‘big’ 60th birthday party at Martha’s Vineyard mansion as Joe Biden rules out attending

Barack Obama throwing ‘big’ 60th birthday party at Martha’s Vineyard mansion as Joe Biden rules out attending Barack Obama throwing ‘big’ 60th birthday party at Martha’s Vineyard mansion as Joe Biden rules out attending Former US president Barack Obama is gearing up to celebrate his 60th birthday in style, with hundreds of guests reportedly invited to a mansion he owns …

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Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet

Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet

Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet Big Tech Has Outgrown This Planet This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. The already bonkers dollars of Big Tech have become even bonkers-er. My colleagues and I have written a lot about the unreal sales, profits and oomph of America’s five technology …

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Kristen Bell on her daughter sharing a name with a Covid-19 variant: ‘It’s a big bummer’

Kristen Bell on her daughter sharing a name with a Covid-19 variant: ‘It’s a big bummer’

Kristen Bell on her daughter sharing a name with a Covid-19 variant: ‘It’s a big bummer’ Kristen Bell on her daughter sharing a name with a Covid-19 variant: ‘It’s a big bummer’ Kristen Bell has opened up about her daughter having the same name as a contagious strain of Covid-19. Speaking on her podcast We Are Supported By, Bell spoke …

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Universal Pictures Spends Big for New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy

Universal Pictures Spends Big for New 'Exorcist' Trilogy

Universal Pictures Spends Big for New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy Universal Pictures Spends Big for New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy LOS ANGELES — Heads are spinning in Hollywood: Universal Pictures and its streaming-service cousin have closed a $400 million-plus megadeal to buy a new “Exorcist” trilogy, signaling a sudden willingness to compete head-on with the technology giants that are upending entertainment industry economics. Donna …

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Tesla reports a big jump in profit.

Tesla reports a big jump in profit.

Tesla reports a big jump in profit. Tesla reports a big jump in profit. Last month, he said on Twitter that the “fear of running out” of parts was compelling automakers to order more components than they needed, likening it to the hoarding of toilet paper by many Americans in the early months of the pandemic last year. The earnings …

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Biden’s Antitrust Team Signals a Big Swing at Corporate Titans

Biden’s Antitrust Team Signals a Big Swing at Corporate Titans

Biden’s Antitrust Team Signals a Big Swing at Corporate Titans Biden’s Antitrust Team Signals a Big Swing at Corporate Titans WASHINGTON — President Biden has assembled the most aggressive antitrust team in decades, stacking his administration with three legal crusaders as it prepares to take on corporate consolidation and market power with efforts that could include blocking mergers and breaking …

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Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster Pramila Jayapal Senate Democrats Washington John Yarmuth

Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster Pramila Jayapal Senate Democrats Washington John Yarmuth Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster Pramila Jayapal Senate Democrats Washington John Yarmuth The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as they struggle over how to pay for …

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Biden to Name a Critic of Big Tech as the Top Antitrust Cop

Biden to Name a Critic of Big Tech as the Top Antitrust Cop

Biden to Name a Critic of Big Tech as the Top Antitrust Cop Biden to Name a Critic of Big Tech as the Top Antitrust Cop The White House said on Tuesday that it would nominate Jonathan Kanter to be the top antitrust official at the Justice Department, a move that would add another longtime critic of Big Tech and …

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