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Apple Surpasses $100 Billion in Quarterly Sales

Apple Surpasses $100 Billion in Quarterly Sales

Apple Surpasses $100 Billion in Quarterly Sales Apple Surpasses $100 Billion in Quarterly Sales Apple said its new iPhone 12 led to a 21 percent increase in sales in the most recent quarter, pushing the company past $100 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time. The tech giant becomes the third American company to reach $100 billion in revenue …

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Mega Millions Ticket for $1 Billion Jackpot Was Sold in Michigan

Mega Millions Ticket for $1 Billion Jackpot Was Sold in Michigan

Mega Millions Ticket for $1 Billion Jackpot Was Sold in Michigan Mega Millions Ticket for $1 Billion Jackpot Was Sold in Michigan The winning ticket for a $1 billion jackpot, the third-biggest lottery prize in U.S. history, was sold at a Michigan grocery store, according to state lottery officials. The winning numbers, which were drawn on Friday night, were picked …

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United Airlines lost $7 billion in 2020 as the pandemic crushed the travel business.

United Airlines lost $7 billion in 2020 as the pandemic crushed the travel business.

United Airlines lost $7 billion in 2020 as the pandemic crushed the travel business. United Airlines lost $7 billion in 2020 as the pandemic crushed the travel business. United Airlines lost $1.9 billion in the fourth quarter, bringing its total losses for 2020 to just over $7 billion, its worst year since merging with Continental Airlines a decade ago. Despite …

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Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses

Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses

Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses Two of the knots, they concluded, were probably small galaxies with small internal motions being cannibalized by the big galaxy. Measurements of the third knot had such large error bars that it could not yet be ruled in or out as the …

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Madrid Mayor Says Snowstorm Caused Nearly $2 Billion in Damage

Madrid Mayor Says Snowstorm Caused Nearly $2 Billion in Damage

Madrid Mayor Says Snowstorm Caused Nearly $2 Billion in Damage Madrid Mayor Says Snowstorm Caused Nearly $2 Billion in Damage MADRID — Madrid’s mayor on Thursday called on the central government to declare Spain’s capital a disaster zone, warning that the damage caused by last weekend’s snowstorm would cost at least 1.4 billion euros, or $1.7 billion, to fix. Mayor …

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Smithsonian Scales Back $2 Billion Expansion Plan

Smithsonian Scales Back $2 Billion Expansion Plan

Smithsonian Scales Back $2 Billion Expansion Plan Smithsonian Scales Back $2 Billion Expansion Plan The Smithsonian’s eye-popping $2 billion expansion plan was supposed to propel the institution into the 21st century. Complete with an ambitious expansion of its 19th-century red administration building, the Castle, that would have added dining, retail and restrooms, and new National Mall-facing entrances to the National …

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Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry

Congress' $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry

Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry Congress’ $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry A deal months in the making Lawmakers finally struck a $900 billion stimulus compromise yesterday, after months of warnings from economists, corporate leaders and the Fed that the U.S. economy needed additional help. The questions now are whether …

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Congress Strikes Long-Sought Stimulus Deal to Provide $900 Billion in Aid

Congress Strikes Long-Sought Stimulus Deal to Provide $900 Billion in Aid

Congress Strikes Long-Sought Stimulus Deal to Provide $900 Billion in Aid Congress Strikes Long-Sought Stimulus Deal to Provide $900 Billion in Aid WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders reached agreement on Sunday on a $900 billion stimulus package that would provide direct payments and jobless aid to struggling Americans and badly needed funds for small businesses, hospitals, schools and vaccine distribution, overcoming …

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Congressional Leaders Work to finalize a $900 Billion Stimulus Deal

Congressional Leaders Work to finalize a $900 Billion Stimulus Deal

Congressional Leaders Work to finalize a $900 Billion Stimulus Deal Congressional Leaders Work to finalize a $900 Billion Stimulus Deal Senators broke through an impasse late Saturday night over a Republican effort to curtail the powers of the Federal Reserve, clearing away what had been seen as the final hurdle to a deal on a $900 billion stimulus compromise as …

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AstraZeneca to Buy Alexion for $39 Billion

AstraZeneca to Buy Alexion for $39 Billion

AstraZeneca to Buy Alexion for $39 Billion AstraZeneca to Buy Alexion for $39 Billion LONDON — The drug maker AstraZeneca agreed on Saturday to buy Alexion, a biopharmaceutical company, for $39 billion in cash and stock, as corporate giants resume big-ticket takeovers, even amid the pandemic. The deal comes as AstraZeneca is in the final stages of testing a Covid-19 …

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