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Gavin Newsom $ 1 Billion Mask Deal Issues: Feds Reject Security Certification

SACRAMENTO – Govin Gavin Newsom’s claim that shipments of medical masks that the state bought from a Chinese manufacturer had simply been delayed due to federal security certification issues were cast into question on Wednesday when regulators said they had actually rejected the masks. Many of the N95 particle-filtering respirators that California planned to buy from supplier BYD in a …

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Bitcoin Cash and BSV Hash rates increase after BTC halving

Bitcoin cash and Bitcoin SV hash rates have recovered after a dramatic fall following their halves in April, as the Bitcoin hash rate has fallen since mid-May 11. According to bitinfocharts, Bitcoin Cash’s hash rate increased more than 90%, from 1.43 Exhash / second (EH / s) on May 10 to 2.74 EH / s on May 13. The hash …

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First, renewable energy is ready to eclipse coal in the U.S.

WASHINGTON – The United States is about to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than coal for the first time on record, new government forecasts show, a transformation driven in part by the coronavirus pandemic, with deep repercussions in the fight against climate change. It’s a milestone that seemed completely unthinkable a decade ago, when coal was so …

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Asian markets are slipping as hope of a rapid economic recovery disappears

Asian stocks dropped Thursday on pessimism that life would soon return to normal in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, even as Japan was prepared to allow companies to reopen in some regions. Japan’s Nikkei 225 NIK, -1.17% decreased 0.6% in morning trading. Australia’s S & P / ASX 200 XJO; -1.11% lost 1.2% while South Korea’s Kospi 180,721, -1.07% …

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These Bay Area counties facilitate lockdowns

The Bay Area’s unanimous commitment to strict public life limits, introduced to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus, burst this week as officials in three counties announced plans to reopen some closed businesses, while others said the disease was still a major threat to unload orders in place. San Mateo County leaders became the first to break away from …

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Is this Warren Buffett’s favorite stock right now?

Warren Buffett, CEO and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B)(NYSE: BRK.A), is one of the biggest investors of all time. His ability to pick shares and identify undervalued Berkshire subsidiaries to acquire has helped the company’s stock price grow at an average rate of about 20% annually since 1965 – roughly a doubling of S&P 500annual return over the same …

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Marin will move to resumption of Stage 2, leaving only 3 counties in the Bay Area to ensure stricter order

Dave Porter with Architectural Plast blows away debris from freshly cut acrylic tiles that will be used for social distance guards for businesses on May 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif. Dave Porter with Architectural Plast blows away debris from freshly cut acrylic tiles that will be used for social distance guards for businesses on May 7, 2020 in Petaluma, Calif. …

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Dow Jones Futures: After Coronavirus Stock Market Rally Sick Day sees Cisco Earnings Top, Mastercard “Normalization”

Dow Jones futures slumped late Wednesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, amid positive Cisco revenue and MASTERCARD (MA) comments. The coronavirus stock market rallies back for a second straight session, as Fed chief Jerome Powell said he sees “significant neck risk” and an “uncertain path” for the recovery of coronaviruses. However, the large indices and leading stocks …

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Tilman Fertitta’s Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles opens again

Tillman Fertittas Golden Nugget Lake Charles, with its latest addition, Rush Tower Tillman Fertittas Golden Nugget Lake Charles, with its latest addition, Rush Tower Photo: GNLC Tillman Fertittas Golden Nugget Lake Charles, with its latest addition, Rush Tower Tillman Fertittas Golden Nugget Lake Charles, with its latest addition, Rush Tower Photo: GNLC Tilman Fertitta’s Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles …

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