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Economic growth likely slowed sharply in the 3rd quarter. Here's why - NPR

The U.S. economy likely slowed sharply in the third quarter as the delta variant and persistent supply chain woes weighed on growth. The months ahead should be better.
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Merriam-Webster adds 455 new words to the dictionary, including 'fluffernutter' and 'dad bod' - CNN

Amirite, or amirite? As the world evolves, words follow, which is why Merriam-Webster has added 455 new ones to the dictionary this month.
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SEC Will Not Approve Leveraged Bitcoin ETF: Report - CoinDesk

The report comes two days after Valkyrie Investments filed to offer 1.25x leveraged bitcoin futures ETF.
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Oil giant Shell misses on third-quarter profit as Dan Loeb calls for the company to break up - CNBC

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings and announced it had set itself a bigger carbon reduction target.
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Dogecoin Hits Two-Month High as Shiba Inu Lags in Crypto Rankings - CoinDesk

Diverging price trends help DGOE consolidate its position as the ninth largest crypto coin, but SHIB isn’t far behind.
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American Airlines flight diverted after passenger allegedly roughs up flight attendant in what witnesses say was dispute over wearing mask - CBS News

The American Airlines flight from New York to Orange County, outside L.A., was sent to Denver. Witnesses said the dispute was over wearing a mask.
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Merck Will Share Formula For Antiviral Covid Pill - MSNBC

Rachel Maddow shares the encouraging news that American company Merck has agreed to allow its inexpensive Covid treatment pill, which is seen as being on tra...
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China rations diesel amid fuel shortages - BBC News

It is likely to contribute to the global supply chain crisis and inflation, analysts told the BBC.
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Cathie Wood's Ark Invest Scoops Up 2.2M Falling Robinhood Shares - CoinDesk

The move came as Robinhood shares dropped roughly 8% on Tuesday after the platform said its crypto revenues fell below expectations.
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Fossil fuel executives set to testify on climate disinformation at House Oversight hearing - CNN

Heads of major fossil fuel companies and industry groups will testify in front of Congress on Thursday about disinformation on the climate crisis.
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China is ramping up coal imports from Russia — but not Australia - CNBC

As China tries to resolve its power shortage, the country is importing three times as much coal from Russia than last year, China customs data show.
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Samsung posts record-high revenue thanks to its chip and mobile businesses | Engadget - Engadget

The third quarter of 2021 was a record breaker for Samsung, which posted a revenue of 73.98 trillion Korean won or US$63.1 billion..
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Amid current trends, state officials worry now about a possible sixth COVID wave - KOMO News

Washington state's top health officials said Wednesday that he does not like the trend of COVID-19 cases leveling off as the state tries to emerge from its current fifth wave. Dr. Scott Lindquist said the state must do everything it can to prevent a sixth wav…
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Federal Reserve Chair Powell's renomination may or may not happen, Sen. Sherrod Brown says - Fox Business

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s future as head of the central bank remains in doubt this week, with Senate Banking Committee Chair Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, noting Powell may or may not be re-nominated when President Biden unveils his Fed nominees in the c…
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US cigarette sales increased for first time in 20 years - New York Post

Cigarette sales in the US suprisingly increased in 2020 for the first time in 20 years, according to a new report from the Federal Trade Commission.
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Patients Must Be Warned of Breast Implant Risks, F.D.A. Says - The New York Times

A decade after scientists identified a link between certain implants and cancer, the agency ordered “black box” warnings and a new checklist of risks for patients to review.
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N.J. hospital mandates booster shots for employees who received J&J vaccine - NJ.com

This hospital is giving workers who got the Johnson & Johnson shot until Christmas Eve to receive a booster dose.
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GlobalFoundries, Mubadala Raise $2.6 Billion in U.S. IPO - Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- GlobalFoundries Inc. and major shareholder Mubadala Investment Co. raised almost $2.6 billion in an initial public offering, pricing the...
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