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FILE - In this May 15, 2019, file photo, founder of Alibaba group Jack Ma arrives for the Tech for Good summit in Paris. Ma hasn't been seen in public since he angered regulators with an October 2020 speech. That is prompting speculation about what might happen to the billionaire founder of the world's biggest e-commerce company. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
January 05, 2021 - 2:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — China’s best-known entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, made his fortune by taking big risks. The former English teacher founded Alibaba Group in 1999, when China had few internet users. Online payments service Alipay launched five years later, before regulators said such...
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January 03, 2021 - 4:10 am
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Racial abuse suffered by Bournemouth winger Junior Stanislas after scoring in a 1-0 win at Stoke was “disgusting and completely intolerable," the south-coast English club said Sunday. Bournemouth wants the “strongest possible action” taken against the person responsible...
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Health workers participate in a COVID-19 vaccine delivery system trial in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. India tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial on Saturday as it prepares to roll-out an inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic. Saturday's exercise included necessary data entry into an online platform for monitoring vaccine delivery, along with testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for the vaccine, the health ministry had said.(AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
January 02, 2021 - 6:38 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India tested its COVID-19 vaccine delivery system with a nationwide trial on Saturday, as it prepares to roll out an inoculation program to stem the coronavirus pandemic. The trial included data entry into an online platform for monitoring vaccine delivery, along with testing of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2020, file photo Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 01, 2021 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Friday overrode President Donald Trump's veto of a defense policy bill, a first by lawmakers since he took office nearly four years ago, ensuring that the measure becomes law. In an extraordinary New Year's Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned...
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In this photo made Monday, March 2, 2020, Danielle Moore poses for photos with Kana and also paintings of the pet Australian cattle dog in Dallas. In the dog-eat-dog world of online shopping, Chewy has an unusual plan to fend off Amazon: turning pets into works of art. The online pet shop surprises customers with oil paintings of their furry friends, a move the company says wins them customers for life. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
January 01, 2021 - 5:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Danielle Schwartz didn’t ask for an oil painting of her cat. But she loves the portrait of Stinky that hangs in her upstate New York home, a surprise gift from an unlikely place: an online pet store. It's one of the more than 1,000 free paintings that Chewy sends to select customers...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning to Washington after visiting his Mar-a-Lago resort. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 31, 2020 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump delivered a year-end video message Thursday after returning early from vacation, highlighting his administration’s work to rapidly develop a vaccine against COVID-19 and rebuild the economy. As the end of his presidency neared, Trump cut short his stay at...
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ADDS THAT DEREK "TANK" SCHOTTLE WAS YOUNGER WHEN HIS FATHER SAW HIM BEING BULLIED AT SCHOOL - In this photo provided by Gary Schottle, Derek "Tank" Schottle competes in the 100 meter dash as part of the Pentathlon at a Special Olympics track meet in Rosenburg, Texas, on April 8, 2017. When Tank was younger, Gary Schottle arrived at the school in time to see the other kids in line hitting and jumping on his young son. Schottle had the same thoughts any other parents would, wondering how the kids could be so mean and why Derek didn't stick up for himself. Special Olympics changed everything for Tank. He blossomed into a leader, spreading love an inspiration to everyone he met. (Gary Schottle via AP)
December 31, 2020 - 11:18 am
Gary Schottle arrived in time to see the other kids in line hitting and jumping on his young son. Nicknamed “Tank,” Derek towered over the pestering kids, yet lacked the confidence to stick up for himself and was too kindhearted to intentionally hurt anyone. Head down, he took the blows without...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, people stand in the lobby for Amazon offices in New York. Amazon is jumping into the podcast-making business. The online shopping giant said it plans to buy Wondery, a 4-year-old producer of popular true crime podcasts such as “Dr. Death” and “Dirty John.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 31, 2020 - 5:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is jumping into the podcast business. The online shopping giant is buying Wondery, a 4-year-old producer of popular true crime podcasts such as “Dr. Death” and “Dirty John,” which was later turned into a TV series. An explosion of new podcasts has led to a number of...
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Women farmers pray during a gathering in protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Haryana state border, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. From students, teachers and nurses to housewives and grandmothers, women are now holding the front lines at the massive protests that have blockaded key highways leading to India's capital for more than a month, demanding the repeal of new farm laws. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 29, 2020 - 6:51 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — The men arrived first. And they arrived with a bang. Tens of thousands of them, marching like an army, driving trucks and trailers, prepared to choke key highways that feed into India's bustling capital. But once the male farmers hunkered down and laid a siege of sorts around New...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before boarding Marine One. Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet were set to lapse at midnight Saturday night unless Trump signed an end-of-year COVID relief and spending bill that had been considered a done deal before his sudden objections. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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December 29, 2020 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at congressional Republicans on Tuesday after the House easily voted to override his veto of a defense policy bill. A total of 109 Republicans, including Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, a member of GOP leadership, joined with Democrats on Monday to...
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