Turkey gives muted first response to Biden win

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey gave an impassive first reaction on Sunday to Joe Biden’s presidential win, with Vice President Fuat Oktay saying it would not change relations between the old allies although Ankara will keep pressing Washington on Syria and other policy differences. Turkey stands to lose more than most other countries if Joe Biden is elected president since he is expected to toughen the U.S. stance against President Tayyip Erdogan’s foreign military interventions and closer… Source link

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Jury finds in favor of Google in patent infringement trial over YouTube | News

Multinational information technology company, Google, was victorious in Marshall’s federal court, on Friday, after a jury concluded that Google’s web-based You Tube service did not infringe a series of patents related to adaptive video-streaming technology. The case began this past Monday in US District Court Judge Rodney Gilstrap’s courtroom before a jury… Source link

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Iran’s Rouhani says next U.S. administration should make up for Trump’s mistakes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s president said on Sunday the next U.S. administration should use the opportunity to compensate for President Donald Trump’s mistakes, Iranian state TV reported after Joe Biden captured the U.S. presidency. Tensions have spiked between the United States and Iran since 2018, when Trump exited a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, and then reimposed sanctions that have crippled Iran’s economy. “Trump’s damaging policy has been opposed … by the American people…. Source link

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BlackRock Likes Growth Stocks on Divided U.S. Government

InvestorPlace 7 High-Yield Dividend Companies to Invest in During the Pandemic It’s been a volatile year for investors in general. And nowhere has that been more true than in high yield dividend stocks. In March and April, there was a massive number of companies that slashed or entirely suspended their dividends. This year has been a period of devastation for income-focused investors, particularly in sectors like real estate investment trusts (REITs). And while things have gotten better… Source link

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Notre Dame beats Clemson, may have to do it again

No. 4 Notre Dame’s double-overtime victory over No. 1 Clemson will be remembered as a game of historical consequence that may have few consequences. It was steeped in history, but could be recast in just a few months. It had the requisite historical touchstones, officiating controversies (and delays) and a scintillating performance by a star — freshman quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei — that we’ll be gazing at for many more autumns. Make no mistake, Notre Dame outlasting Clemson, 47-40, in… Source link

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Oil Prices Are Only Going in One Direction

(Bloomberg Opinion) — This was supposed to be a time when things were getting closer to normal for OPEC. A recovery in oil demand after the first wave of the pandemic, coupled with a deep slump in U.S. production, was meant to leave the world needing more of its members’ crude. But it isn’t turning out like that. Two things have conspired against the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. The coronavirus outbreak is threatening to put an already stalling recovery in oil demand… Source link

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Notre Dame fans storm field after Clemson upset

In the most precarious season of college football history, in which games have been canceled and spectators have been outright banned at some programs, it’s hard to think of a sight worse, as far as the COVID-19 pandemic goes, than what followed Notre Dame’s upset win over No. 1 Clemson. As soon as Clemson’s last attempt to score in double overtime fell short, Notre Dame fans rushed the field as if their team wasn’t playing in a pandemic that reached a new peak this week in the United… Source link

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A look at the not obvious playoff contenders

Who is No. 4? That could end up being the most pressing question for the College Football Playoff committee. If we assume that Alabama, Ohio State and the ACC champion all make the playoff, who will be the fourth team that joins them? The competition for the last spot is more open than it has been in years as five-time defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma is already sitting on two losses. While OU isn’t currently in first place in the Big 12, the Sooners can win out and take a sixth… Source link

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Toe to Toe with Alexa and Google

A child asked me which was better: Alexa, the voice inside the Amazon Echo Dot, or Google Assistant, the voice inside the Google Home speaker, renamed “Google Nest.” Until recently, I would have said Google Assistant. That was before I read CNET’s “9 Things Alexa Can Do That Google Can’t.” Of course, right after that, I read “9 Things Google Can Do That Alexa Can’t.” Let’s start with some Alexa differences. Alexa can play Apple Music as one of many choices; Google makes… Source link

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UFC fight ends after Ramiz Brahimaj nearly loses ear

There have been some truly grotesque endings to MMA fights in the past, but’s hard to imagine how you top a person having their ear nearly ripped off from their head. That was unfortunately the reality of one fight at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. A bout between welterweights Max Griffin and Ramiz Brahimaj was called in the third round after referee Mark Smith noticed the state of Brahimaj’s ear after taking a hard elbow to the head. Viewers watching closely would have seen… Source link

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