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Premarket stocks: Germany recession fears are back amid the coronavirus outbreak

Judge blocks Microsoft from starting Pentagon cloud contract, handing early win to Amazon

Right before the deadly coronavirus outbreak set in, Germany’s economy ground to a halt — setting up the country for a tough 2020 just when it was meant to be kicking into recovery mode. Germany said Friday that it registered zero growth in the final three months of 2019, driven …

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Carrier will go ‘fully carbon neutral’ next month

Carrier will go 'fully carbon neutral' next month

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian told CNBC on Friday that the company is going “fully carbon neutral” on a global basis starting March 1. “It’s a big challenge and it’s a big commitment,” Bastian said on “Squawk Box.” Delta is committing at least $1 billion over the next decade …

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Flip phones deserve a shot because phones all look the same now

Flip phones deserve a shot because phones all look the same now

As more folding phones get released, I’m seeing more people ask an important and honest question: does anybody really need this? There are many different answers but I think the most important one is simply this: not at the prices we’ve seen so far, no. But if prices can come …

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They Documented the Coronavirus Crisis in Wuhan. Then They Vanished.

They Documented the Coronavirus Crisis in Wuhan. Then They Vanished.

HONG KONG — The beige van squatted outside of a Wuhan hospital, its side and back doors ajar. Fang Bin, a local clothing salesman, peered inside as he walked past. He groaned: “So many dead.” He counted five, six, seven, eight body bags. “This is too many.” That moment, in a …

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ star Jim Carrey addresses initial trailer backlash: It ‘turned out to be a great thing’

'Sonic the Hedgehog' star Jim Carrey addresses initial trailer backlash: It 'turned out to be a great thing'

LOS ANGELES – When the first trailer for “Sonic the Hedgehog” dropped last year, it immediately became clear that the studio had more work to do. Fans took to social media to criticize the trailer, slamming the CGI work done to create a live-action version of the classic video game …

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U.S. Equity Futures Edge Up Amid Virus Scrutiny: Markets Wrap

U.S. Equity Futures Edge Up Amid Virus Scrutiny: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — U.S. equity futures nudged higher on Friday while European stocks rose and shares in Asia were mixed as traders sorted through contrasting data from China on how quickly the coronavirus is spreading. Treasuries advanced. Contracts for all three main American gauges gradually drifted up, with chipmaker Nvidia Corp. …

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Kate Middleton and Prince William Are Taking a Break From Their Royal Duties for Quality Family Time

Prince William and Kate Middleton depart the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Stanford Hall

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are poised to take a break from their royal duties, but don’t worry — it’s not the same kind of break that Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex took. The Cambridges are taking the same time off that they have in past …

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Will Ferrell, ‘Downhill’ Team Praise Star-Producer Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Will Ferrell, 'Downhill' Team Praise Star-Producer Julia Louis-Dreyfus

For the supporting cast and creative team on Searchlight’s ‘Force Majeure’ adaptation, which made its debut at Sundance last month, filming with comedy all-stars was as much a test of dramatic will as a source of inspiration. With two very funny and very experienced Hollywood heavyweights leading the cast, it …

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Valentine’s Day 2020 food specials: Freebies and restaurant deals

Valentine's Day 2020 food specials: Freebies and restaurant deals

Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 5:00 AM EST Feb 14, 2020 Stretch your budget this Valentine’s Day by saving on the big meal. Fancy dining and casual restaurants alike are offering special menus and deals. Plus, you can eat your heart out with heart-shaped treats and meals. Brad Plothow, vice president of …

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Galaxy S20-series buying guide: Should you upgrade from your Galaxy S8, S9, or S10-series phone?

Galaxy S20-series buying guide: Should you upgrade from your Galaxy S8, S9, or S10-series phone?

The Samsung’s Galaxy S20-series is the hottest new commodity on the market that you can’t buy just yet, but a pretty major question might be lingering over you if you’re considering any of Samsung’s new offerings: Which Galaxy S20 should you buy? Well, that’s a tricky question, but we will …

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