New Israeli government faces tension with Palestinians over JerusalemMiddle East · 2:05 PM UTC
Veteran leader Benjamin Netanyahu handed over power in Israel on Monday to new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett but remained defiant as the patchwork government faced tensions with Palestinians over a planned Jewish nationalist march.
Healthcare & PharmaceuticalsNovavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in U.S. trial
Autos & TransportationElectric-truck maker Lordstown’s CEO, CFO resign, shares slump
EnergyEDF says informed of build-up of inert gases at Chinese nuclear facility
FinanceBitcoin climbs near $40,000 after Musk says Tesla could use it again
Aerospace & DefenseDefence of Europe is a “sacred obligation”, Biden tells NATO
Middle EastIran vote turnout poses test of youth frustrations and hopes
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Technology · 11:52 AM UTCGoogle dangles paid upgrade to businesses using Gmail addresses
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google on Monday unveiled an option for small businesses to upgrade their Gmail accounts for greater calendaring, video chat and email newsletter functionalities.
U.S. · 1:15 PM UTCDemocrats battle Republican-led voting curbs in Georgia
Democrats and their allies are mounting a major effort to educate Georgia voters on sweeping new voting restrictions passed by the state’s Republican-led legislature ahead of next year’s crucial U.S. Senate and congressional races.