Derek Chauvin trial live: Week 3 expected to begin with more medical testimony about George Floyd death, autopsy

MINNEAPOLIS — The third week of testimony in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death, begins Monday. The prosecution is expected to call its final witnesses this week, starting with another doctor. In court Friday, the chief medical examiner for Hennepin County emphasized that the top-line direct cause of death from his autopsy of Floyd last May remained unchanged. Dr. […]

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US economy at ‘inflection point’, says Fed chief

The US economy is at an “inflection point” with expectations that growth and hiring will pick up speed in the months ahead, but also risks if a hasty reopening leads to a continued increase in coronavirus cases, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell said. In an interview on 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday night in the US, Powell echoed both […]

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Mutual funds are not meant to provide regular dividend options. Q. I am a 28-year-old working in a PSU for the last 4 years. All my monthly income goes towards repaying a home loan that I took 2 years ago, supporting a brother and a sister in their education and monthly expenses of parents (purchased house) and wife (rent) who […]

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Chris Wallace grills Buttigieg on false jobs claim: 'Why mislead people?'

Pete Buttigieg on opposition to Biden’s massive infrastructure plan Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg maintains President Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure spending proposal is necessary for job creation, arguing that 2.7 million more jobs would be added ‘than if we don’t do the plan.’ “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace on Sunday grilled Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg for exaggerating the number of jobs that would […]

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NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are the hottest thing in entertainment, art, and crypto right now. Here's a simple explanation of the craze.

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are all the rage, with some NFT art pieces selling for millions. NFTs are unique digital assets that run on blockchain technology, similar to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.  We break down what NFTs are and why they’re everywhere right now.   See more stories on Insider’s business page. We are living in the age of non-fungible tokens, or […]

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Mohamed El-Erian's take on crypto investing

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. New York (CNN Business)The Dow and S&P 500 are at record highs thanks to Wall Street optimism about Covid-19 vaccines, federal government stimulus, a rebounding global economy and a surge in value stocks. Now it’s time for […]

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This former felon landed a job at AWS after teaching himself to code behind bars and is helping other ex-cons do it too

Kurt Kemple broke into tech after teaching himself to code while spending years in prison.  His experience has made him passionate about helping other formerly incarcerated folks get jobs. His top advice to other ex-felons is to “do whatever it takes” during the grueling job search. After trying to rob a bank while blacked out on Xanax in spring 2005, […]

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