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‘Schitt’s Creek’ has record-setting Emmy sweep, while HBO scores big with ‘Watchmen,’ ‘Succession’

Dan Levy congratulates fellow “Schitt’s Creek” star Annie Murphy on her Emmy win for best supporting actress in a comedy series.
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Emmy history was made on Sunday when Pop TV darling “Schitt’s Creek” swept the comedy category’s seven major awards during the 72nd Primetime Emmy Award Show, a first for the Hollywood event.

Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy took home the awards for best lead actress and best lead actress in a comedy series. Dan Levy and Annie Murphy won for best supporting actor and best supporting actress in a comedy. Dan Levy garnered the top prize for writing for a comedy series. He also won the award for best direction of a comedy alongside Andrew Cividino...

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Dow futures sink 500 points, adding to the market’s 3-week losing streak

People visit the Charging Bull Statue during Covid-19 pandemic in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States on May 25, 2020.
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U.S. stock futures fell sharply early Monday, as uncertainty over the future of the U.S. Supreme Court and the possibility of additional stimulus rattled investors.

Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated an opening drop of more than 300 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures were also solidly in the red.

The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite all fell for a third straight week. That marks the market’s longest weekly slide since 2019.

Those declines came as tech shares — which led the broader market off its coronavirus lows and into record territory — struggled...

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China releases details on its own blacklist, raising uncertainty for foreign businesses

The skyline of the central business district in Beijing on August 13, 2019. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) (Photo credit should read
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BEIJING — The Chinese government is stepping up pressure on foreign businesses not to run afoul of Beijing, as the White House continues to target some of the Asian giant’s largest technology companies. 

China’s Ministry of Commerce released long-awaited provisions on its so-called “unreliable entity list” over the weekend. The vaguely worded document mirrors the U.S. Commerce Department’s entity list that restricts named companies from accessing items originating in the U.S. 

“Beijing will likely name at least one US company to the (unreliable entity list) between now and year-end – possibly even in coming days – ...

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ByteDance says it will own 80% of TikTok Global, contradicts Trump’s claims deal has ‘nothing to do with China’

This photo illustration taken on September 14, 2020 shows the logo of the social network application TikTok (L) and a US flag (R) shown on the screens of two laptops in Beijing.
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GUANGZHOU, China — Beijing-based ByteDance said it would own a majority stake in the new TikTok Global in the U.S., appearing to contradict President Donald Trump’s claims the deal has “nothing to do with China.”

On Saturday, Trump gave his blessing to a deal that would see Oracle and Walmart take a minority stake in a U.S.-headquartered company called TikTok Global. Oracle would become the secure cloud provider and host American users’ data in the country. 

“It’ll be a brand new company...

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Nikola founder Trevor Milton to voluntarily step down as executive chairman

Trevor Milton CEO of Nikola
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Nikola announced early Monday that founder Trevor Milton is voluntarily stepping down from his roles as executive chairman and a member of its board.

The electric truck company said the board accepted Milton’s resignation, adding that Stephen Girsky, former vice chairman of General Motors and a member of Nikola’s board, has been appointed chairman of the board, effective immediately.

“Nikola is truly in my blood and always will be, and the focus should be on the Company and its world-changing mission, not me,” Milton said in a statement. “So I made the difficult decision to approach the Board and volunteer to step aside as Executive Chairman...

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ByteDance says it will not transfer algorithm and technology to Oracle as part of TikTok deal

The logos of the Chinese video portal TikTok and the US software and hardware manufacturer Oracle Corporation can be seen on a smartphone and screen on September 14, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
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GUANGZHOU, China — ByteDance will not transfer algorithms and technologies to Oracle as part of a deal announced over the weekend to keep social media app TikTok operating in the U.S.

President Donald Trump said he approved a deal on Saturday that will see the creation of a U.S.-headquartered firm called TikTok Global with Oracle and Walmart taking minority stakes. Oracle will become TikTok’s secure cloud provider and host U.S. user data. 

But the deal does not entail any transfer of algorithms and technologies, according to a statement from...

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Leaked U.S. government files suggest Deutsche Bank tops list of suspicious transactions

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SINGAPORE — Germany’s largest lender Deutsche Bank appears to have facilitated more than half of the leaked $2 trillion of suspicious transactions that were flagged to the U.S. government over nearly two decades, reported German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).

Those documents showed that between 1999 and 2017, $1.3 trillion of $2 trillion in leaked transactions that were flagged as suspicious passed through Deutsche Bank, according to the DW report.

The leaked documents contained suspicious activity reports that banks and other financial institutions filed with the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN...

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ has record-setting Emmy sweep, while HBO scores big with ‘Watchman,’ ‘Succession’

Dan Levy congratulates fellow “Schitt’s Creek” star Annie Murphy on her Emmy win for best supporting actress in a comedy series.
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Pop TV darling “Schitt’s Creek” swept the comedy category Sunday at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Award Show, a first for the Hollywood event. 

Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy took home the awards for best lead actress and best lead actress in a comedy series. Dan Levy and Annie Murphy won for best supporting actor and best supporting actress in a comedy. Dan Levy garnered the top prize for writing for a comedy series. He also won the award for best direction of a comedy alongside Andrew Cividino. The show took also home the prize for outstanding comedy series.

“Schitt’s Creek,” which aired its sixth and fina...

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Emmys 2020: The complete list of winners and nominees

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“Why would you have an award show in the middle of a pandemic?” Jimmy Kimmel asks rows of empty seats at the Staples Center as the Emmy Award kicked off Sunday.

The tongue-and-cheek opener from veteran host Kimmel promises viewers a 72nd Emmy awards show like no other.

“No, seriously, why are we having an award show in the middle of a pandemic?” he asks as the team at ABC intercuts reaction shots and track laughter from previous Emmy ceremonies. “…What is happening tonight is not important. It’s not going to stop Covid. It’s not going to put out the fires. But it’s fun and right now we need fun. My God do we need fun. This has been a miserable year. This has been a year of division, injustice, disease, Zoom school, disaster and death...

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Pelosi on possible second Trump impeachment in lame duck session — ‘We have our options’

US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, holds her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2020.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday did not rule out impeaching President Donald Trump or Attorney General William Barr if the Senate tries to push through a Supreme Court nomination during a lame-duck session if Joe Biden wins the November election. 

“We have our options. We have arrows in our quiver that I’m not about to discuss right now, but the fact is we have a big challenge in our country. This president has threatened to not even accept the results of the election,” Pelosi said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

“So, right now, our main goal and I think Ruth B...

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