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Dallas County scraps effort to focus vaccine rollout on ‘vulnerable’ black & Latino communities under pressure from Texas govt

Dallas County, Texas has jettisoned a plan to prioritize its most “vulnerable” neighborhoods in its Covid-19 vaccination drive after the state health department fought the idea, threatening to cut back its supply of the jab. Read Full Article at RT.com

Buenos Aires reopens as virus surge forces Sao Paulo to shut

SAO PAULO (AP) - Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires were a tale of two cities this week, with Brazil’s megalopolis partially shutting down and bracing for possibly the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while residents of Argentina’s capital were stepping out to mov

Disney to close 60 North American stores in 2021

Disney said in a statement that it intends to «significantly reduce its brick-and-mortar footprint» in order to focus on e-commerce.

Amazon redesigns app logo over resemblance with Adolf Hitler’s moustache

The new Amazon app icon, launched in January, depicts a brown cardboard Amazon box with the company’s smile-shaped arrow logo in the middle, and a blue piece of packing tape at the top in the centre.

WATCH: Wild's Foligno scores vs. Vegas

Marcus Foligno scored the Wild's lone goal in a 5-1 loss to Vegas.

WATCH: White House abruptly cuts live feed after Biden says ‘happy to take questions’ at virtual event

US President Joe Biden said he would be “happy” to field live questions at the tail-end of a virtual event, but was swiftly cut off when the White House inexplicably dropped the video feed, leaving some viewers bewildered. Read Full Article at RT.com

SPACs look to India for next wave of acquisition targets, says Nomura

Nomura also expects more initial public offerings in India this year, with sentiment buoyed by the post-debut performance of recently listed companies

The 'Super Bowl champion backup QBs' quiz

Only a handful of backup quarterbacks have ever thrown a pass in the Super Bowl. But they are essential to a winning roster, at the very least to serve as a safety net. How many of these backups to the eventual NFL champions from the last 30 NFL seasons can y

Expanded playoffs, universal DH talks appear off the table for 2021

There has been no recent movement in talks between MLB and the MLB Players Association regarding the potential implementation of an expanded postseason or the universal designated hitter for the 2021 season.

LaVine's 36 points lift Bulls past Pelicans 128-124

Brandon Ingram scored 21 points in 25 minutes, but sat out much of the fourth quarter while the Pelicans rallied back into the game.

Porzingis helps Doncic-less Mavs to 87-78 win over Thunder

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 19 points, Josh Richardson added 16 and Dallas cruised most of the second half without the NBA's sixth-leading scorer.

Indian Oil proposes sale of hydrogen facilities instead of oil, gas pipelines: Report

Indian Oil is looking to raise around Rs 10,000 crore by selling some of its hydrogen facilities.

Tata Motors looks for partner to help synchronize Jaguar’s electric shift

The mismatch in product offerings and below par customer satisfaction levels has impacted the British global vehicle brand, leading to low volumes

Paytm Money sets target of 10 million users: Report

Paytm Money said it has over 7 million users and recently recorded Rs 5,000 crore in direct mutual fund investments

James Harden posts triple-double in return to Houston

Nets guard James Harden will have his No. 13 jersey retired by his former team, the Rockets, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. In a 132-114 victory tonight, Harden recorded a triple-double in his first game against his Houston since be

Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert livid with officials after Jazz’s loss

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert were livid with the officials after their Utah Jazz lost 131-123 in overtime to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

Others test, check, trace; Mexico lets tourists in speedily

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Even as other countries institute airport testing, tracing and mandatory isolation, Mexican authorities bragged Wednesday about the speed with which they let tourists exit the terminal at the resort of Cancun. Mexico’s National Immigrati

Equitas SFB hits highest level since listing, zooms 71% against issue price

In the past three days, the stock has surged 20 per cent after rating agency CRISIL re-affirmed the ratings on the bank facility and debt instruments of Equitas SFB

Mississippi school asks students to ‘pretend to be slaves’ for class assignment, gets roasted for ‘whitewashing’ slavery

A middle school in Purvis, Mississippi is under fire after students were asked to pen a letter from the perspective of a plantation slave, with the assignment condemned as “hurtful” and “tone deaf” by local activists. Read Full Article at RT.com

See the first photographs of glow-in-the-dark sharks - CNET

Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo, glows in the dark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo.

No. 10 Villanova secures Big East regular season title with win over No. 14 Creighton, 72-60

The 13th ranked Villanova Wildcats defeated the 14th ranked Creighton Bluejays, 72-60. Justin Moore scored a game-high 24 points. While Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 14 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and recorded five steals.

Magic can't stifle Hawks' late rally, suffer 5th straight loss

The Orlando Magic can't hold off the Atlanta Hawks' 4th-quarter surge, falling 115-112 at home.

Dru Smith hits go-ahead shot as Mizzou earns first-ever win at Florida, 72-70

Dru Smith scored the game-winner as Missouri held on to defeat Florida 72-70 on Wednesday night for the Tigers' first-ever win in Gainesville.

House Democrats just passed the most important democracy reforms since the 1965 Voting Rights Act

On Wednesday, House Democrats voted 220-210 to pass H.R. 1, the “For the People Act,” which is the most important set of voting and election reforms since the historic Voting Rights Act was adopted in 1965. These reforms, which House Democrats previo

Timberwolves wrap up first half of season with 135-102 loss to Hornets

Terry Rozier scored 31 points as the Charlotte Hornets headed into the All-Star break with a 135-102 win over the skidding Minnesota Timberwolves

Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler defend Tag Team Titles against Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai

The Women’s Tag Team Championship was on the line Wednesday night at WWE’s NXT. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler defended their championships in a highly anticipated tag team match against Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Champions Raquel Gonzalez and Dakota Kai.

Pistons snap three-game skid with 129-105 win over Raptors (WITH VIDEOS)

Detroit shoots 53% and has a 49-34 rebound advantage

Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota looks to regroup for second half

Annie Sabo and Kevin Lynch recap the Timberwolves' 135-102 loss to the Hornets.

McConnell sets steals mark, Pacers rally past Cavs 114-111

Collin Sexton had 32 points, 10 assists and three steals, and Jarrett Allen had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers.

HIGHLIGHTS: Hornets 135, Timberwolves 102

Check out highlights from the Minnesota Timberwolves' loss to the Charlotte Hornets.

Nifty outlook & stock picks by Gaurav Garg: Buy HDFC, Datamatics Global

We can witness short-covering move along with addition of fresh position only if Nifty breaches 15,250

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Maharashtra reports over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, 42 fresh fatalities

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: India has begun the second phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years with comorbidities will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Rishi Sunak says UK economy will recover earlier than expected, announces corporate tax hike from 2023

Sunak has already racked up Britain’s highest borrowing since World War Two, with the deficit reaching an estimated 17% of GDP in the 2020/21 financial year that ends in April.

Stocks to watch: Adani Ports, Ircon Int'l, Airtel, HDFC, PNB Housing Fin

Bharti Airtel has raised $750 million through allotment of 'unsecured senior fixed rate notes' to eligible investors

McConnell posts triple-double as Pacers rally for 114-111 win over Cavaliers

T.J. McConnell set an NBA record with nine steals in the first half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 114-111 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

‘Where’s our restitution?’ Ferguson activists & Mike Brown Sr. demand BLM cough up $20 MILLION, a fraction of its global donations

A Ferguson, Missouri activist group and Michael Brown Sr. are demanding that Black Lives Matter shell out $20 million to local organizers, accusing the org of abandoning “freedom fighters” while it basks in the public spotlight. Read Full Article at RT.co

«Murder Among the Mormons» filmmakers on how forgeries, faith and a salamander led to Utah bombings

«Napoleon Dynamite» director Jared Hess and filmmaker Tyler Measom spoke with Salon about their 3-part docuseries

Penn State bench comes up big in 84-65 win over Minnesota

The Penn State Nittany Lions topped the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 84-65, on Wednesday night behind a strong performance from their bench. They scored 49 of the team's 84 points as 14 players got into the game by the final whistle.

Isaiah Whaley’s double-double helps UConn defeat Seton Hall, 69-58

The Connecticut Huskies exploded in the second half to defeat the Seton Hall Pirates, 69-58. Isaiah Whaley recorded a double-double scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. The Huskies improved to 13-6 on the season.

Gophers fall to Penn State, finish 0-10 on the road in Big Ten

Five Penn State players reached double-figures and the Nittany Lions walloped Minnesota 84-65
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