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Wall Street slips off record highs, Tesla drops after fatal crash

FILE PHOTO: A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid April 19, 2021 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, slipping from last week’s record levels, as investors awaited guidance from first-quarter earnings […]

German CDU premier drops support for Laschet chancellery run

FILE PHOTO: Saxony-Anhalt’s Prime Minister Reiner Haseloff attends a news conference on coal phase-out laws in Berlin, Germany July 3, 2020. John MacDougall/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo April 15, 2021 BERLIN (Reuters) – A leading German Christian Democrat has called for the conservative bloc’s choice of chancellor candidate for September’s election to be dependent on popularity […]

Democrat Drops Election Challenge Over Iowa House Race, Giving Republicans Another 2020 Victory

Democrat Rita Hart dropped her election challenge over the Iowa House district that was contested by only six votes, giving Republicans and Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) a final win. Hart on Wednesday announced she is withdrawing her challenge with the House Administration Committee over her loss in Iowa’s Second Congressional District. A number of Democratic […]

Biden’s Embattled OMB Pick Neera Tanden Drops Out of Confirmation Process

President Joe Biden’s nominee Neera Tanden has withdrawn her nomination for Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the White House confirmed on Tuesday, signifying the first cabinet defeat for the Biden administration. Tanden’s request to withdraw comes as senators expressed reservations about the nominee over her incendiary statements that had insulted lawmakers, including those who […]

CPAC Drops Featured Speaker Young Pharaoh Over ‘Reprehensible Views’

The Conservative Political Action Conference on Monday announced it was dropping a featured speaker. “We have just learned that someone we invited to CPAC has expressed reprehensible views that have no home with our conference or our organization. The individual will not be participating at our conference,” organizers of the conference, known as CPAC, said in […]

Bitcoin drops after climbing to all-time high

FILE PHOTO: Representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration February 22, 2021 By Tom Wilson and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell on Monday after surging to its latest record high a day earlier as a sell-off in global […]

Oregon Christian School Drops Lawsuit After Governor Lifts In-person Learning Ban

An Oregon Christian school that sued the state for not being allowed to teach in person during a pandemic lockdown has dropped the case after the ban was lifted. The First Amendment lawsuit was filed last October by Hermiston Christian School against Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, as well as heads of education and health departments. […]

U.S. dollar drops to two-week low; bitcoin eyes $50,000

FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Seoul February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo February 10, 2021 By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell to two-week lows on Tuesday in choppy trading, led by losses against the yen and euro, as risk sentiment improved […]

Dollar drops after U.S. jobs report chills rally

FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Seoul February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA – Tags: BUSINESS)/File Photo February 5, 2021 By David Henry NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar lost out to the euro after Friday’s U.S. jobs report suggested that some traders may have […]

Democrat Senator Drops Proposal to Censure Trump as Alternative to Impeachment

A Democrat senator on Tuesday said he was dropping his proposal to censure former President Donald Trump as an alternative to an impeachment trial, which a number of lawmakers have painted as a waste of time because he’s likely to be acquitted. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who floated the alternative path, told reporters in Washington that […]