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Minnesota officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, police chief resign

The pressure built on Tuesday to fire the suburban Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old black during a traffic obstruction was a tragic mistake that Daunte Wright's family members and family members said, according to a shooting authority others pointed out the recent example of a ...

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NRA Is Run as a Kingdom With LaPierre as King, Director Tells Judge

(Bloomberg) - Wayne LaPierre runs the National Rifle Association as his personal kingdom, overriding checks and balances and making critical decisions about the future of the weapons group without consulting or informing its board of directors. A director who is also a judge in Kansas testified T...

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Breaking down the impact of undocumented farmworkers

Edgar Franks, Political Director of Familias Unidas por la Justicia, joined Yahoo Finance Live to investigate the financial impact of undocumented farm workers and the need for a functioning immigration policy.

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Should you convert your IRA to a Roth if Biden’s infrastructure plan passes?

Roth accounts have a special tax purpose - they are funded with after-tax dollars and therefore distributed tax-free (compared to a traditional account where the money is deposited and grows tax-free but is taxed on withdrawal). Roth conversions are similar: investors move the money from their tr...

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Bank stocks rally is not over: analyst

Optimism about the post-pandemic economy is growing as the vaccine rollout continues. This topic is likely to run through the big banks' earnings reports due this week.
Bank stocks were among the worst performing stocks in the face of the pandemic. With the improving economic outlook, investors h...

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How Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth outlived the average British subject by three decades

The royal family's longevity is unusual, but there's no secret - good genes and fabulously privileged lives.

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Barbara Corcoran on housing market: 'Every buyer out there is panicked and depressed'

A new poll from Zillow found that one in ten Americans said they had moved this year. The founder of the Corcoran Group and Shark of ABC's “Shark Tank” Barbara Corcoran discusses with Yahoo Finance Live.

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Amazon stock may be 70% undervalued and the company worth $3 trillion: analyst

Long-time tech analyst Brent Thill cracked the numbers on Amazon and could be a strong argument that the tech giant is 70% undervalued at current valuation levels.
In other words, the company could one day have a market cap of $ 3 trillion, as opposed to the $ 1.72 trillion it operates today.
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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the Moon in 2023

SpaceX is slated to send a payload to the moon in its larger (and seldom used) Falcon Heavy launcher in 2023. The mission will fly a lander built by space startup Astrobotic, which will itself carry NASA's VIPER or Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (this is the agency that loves tor...

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UPDATE 3-Ship owned by Israeli firm attacked off UAE coast: media

(Adds reported rocket attack, Israel without comment)
Dubai, April 13 (Reuters) - A merchant ship belonging to an Israeli company was attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in Gulf waters, pro-Iranian media and an Israeli television station announced on Tuesday.
Israel's top-rated Cha...

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My mother is dying of cancer. Her husband said she’s leaving everything to me and my brothers. When is a good time to ask about her will?

"Of course, I don't want to sound greedy, but I feel like this is important information for me and the rest of my family."

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How and why to buy a projector

I miss cinemas very much, but thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, they are still out of the question for many of us. Lots of people try to recreate the experience at home, but to get a bit close to a real movie theater experience, a TV is not enough. Instead, you want the immersive experience of a p...

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Consumers worldwide spent $900B more online in 2020: RPT

Consumers spent an additional $ 900 billion on online retail over the past year, according to Mastercard's latest Recovery Insights report. Mastercard's chief economist Bricklin Dwyer joins Yahoo Finance Live to break down the company's latest consumer spending report and discuss the outlook for ...

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Canon's mirrorless EOS R3 leaks with a 1D-like pro body

Canon has been the subject of wild speculation lately, particularly over the possibility of a flagship model of the EOS R1. However, prolific and accurate camera leaker Nokishita just tweeted a picture that appears to show an EOS R3 camera instead.
All we know about it so far is that it has a bui...

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A Surprising Vaccine Rival May Upset the Dreams of Anyone Holding Moderna and Pfizer Stock

A small team of 10 researchers began developing vaccine candidates shortly after the genetic sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was published last January. For the past decade, the team had worked on vaccines against the Zika virus and Ebola, as well as another coronavirus, MERS. If it works, it co...

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U.S. Friends Join China in Ripping Japan Plan on Fukushima Water

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The US partners South Korea and Taiwan, together with China, rejected Japan's plan to release radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclea...

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Stock market reaction to J&J vaccine pause is ‘pretty modest’: economist

Michael Darda, chief economist and macro strategist at MKM Partners, discusses the prospects for economic recovery with Yahoo Finance Live after U.S. regulators called for a break in using Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine.

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Grab agrees to world’s largest SPAC deal, $40 billion value

Akiko Fujita, Brian Sozzi and Myles Udland of Yahoo Finance abandon Grab Holdings' record breaking SPAC merger.

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Prince Philip Obituary—Active Patron of Business Organizations and Consort to Queen Elizabeth II

The Duke had a particular dislike of company executives, who tended to make elaborate speeches on royal visits, and liked to catch them when they hadn't done their job.

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My fiancée’s mother asked us to raise her 2 kids as we live in a good school district and she has a gambling addiction — then she claimed their stimulus checks

“Will this situation hurt my fiancée and me in any way? I fear that sooner or later the IRS will find out about the mistake and demand the money from us. "

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India’s soaring COVID-19 cases could also strain global vaccine supplies

The surge seen across India is particularly alarming as the country is a major vaccine manufacturer and a key supplier to the United States-sponsored COVAX initiative.

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Here’s where investors see a market bubble — and it isn’t stocks, says Bank of America

Our Call of the Day from Bank of America narrows down where investors see the greatest risk these days. The fingers point to the world's most popular cryptocurrency.

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Permian Output Nears Levels Not Seen Since Pandemic Start

(Bloomberg) - The Permian Basin, the most productive shale area in the United States, will produce crude oil in amounts that have not been seen since the pandemic began. This is the latest sign that the global economy is warming again.
Higher prices increase the confidence of the drills. Benchmar...

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Dislodged ship held in Suez Canal as compensation talks continue

TOKYO (Reuters) - A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March has not been granted permission to leave the waterway as discussions continue over a compensation claim against ship owner Shoei Kisen, an official with the Japanese company said Tuesday .
Ever Given has been in a lak...

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Taco Bell is opening this automated, boozy restaurant in Times Square — take a sneak peek inside

Taco Bell makes a big bet on the late-night party scene returning to New York City after the COVID-19 pandemic - and the folks having some tacos home for the subway after a scorching night on the town want.
The yum! The brand chain announced Tuesday that it would be opening one of its new Cantina...

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Countries Where Americans Might Be Able To Travel Sooner Than Later — And How Much It Could Cost

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With the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines not only in the US but in many other countries as well, travelers are putting their hopes back on international travel. And quite a few countries are also opening up to travelers. This is an especially good time to travel as the numbe...

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IMF offers rosier view on Asia, warns of Fed fallout on markets

By Leika Kihara
TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund offered a more optimistic view of Asia's economic outlook on Tuesday than it did six months ago, but warned that a faster-than-expected rise in US interest rates could disrupt markets by triggering capital outflows from the region....

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Airlines could use new EU COVID pass this summer: official

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Airlines could check new European Union COVID certificates before allowing passengers on summer vacation, a senior official said Tuesday as the bloc attempts to restart a pandemic-stricken travel sector.
The EU's proposed COVID travel certificate would contain information on ...

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Will Worse Side Effects for Moderna's Vaccine Boost Pfizer's Fortunes?

Johnson & Johnson will not be able to deliver as many doses of its vaccine as originally hoped for the next few weeks due to manufacturing issues at a contractor's facility. Given this headwind for J&J, the vaccines developed by Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) (with partner BioNTech...

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Dominion v. MyPillow Guy poses a stark test for America's libel laws

"Immediately," said Steven Bellovin, a professor of computer science at Columbia University with nearly 40 years of experience in computer networking and security.
It took him so long to realize that a certain alleged table I showed him was "not just a forgery, but a badly made forgery by someone...

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