Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last month have indicated they want to "blow up" the building and kill members of Congress, Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman told lawmakers, adding that extremists could target the building during a Biden address.
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U.S. moves to speed up releases of unaccompanied migrant children
The U.S. government is taking new steps to speed up releases of unaccompanied children to parents or other sponsors as the Biden administration grapples with a growing number of underage migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Boeing, hit with $6.6 million FAA fine, faces much bigger 787 repair bill - sources
Boeing Co will pay $6.6 million to U.S. regulators as part of a settlement over quality and safety-oversight lapses going back years, a setback that comes as Boeing wrestles with repairs to flawed 787 Dreamliner jets that could dwarf the cost of the federal penalty.
GameStop jumps nearly 19%; 'meme stocks' fade after another wild ride
GameStop Corp shares rallied on Thursday, finishing with double-digit gains despite a sharp retreat from session highs and leading a surprise resurgence of so-called "stonks" championed online by passionate retail investors. GameStop shares, which doubled their value on Wednesday, hit $160 at Thursday's open before being halted after several minutes of trading and fell to around $129 before the second halt. The stock closed for the day at $108.73 for an 18.5% gain, after soar
Costco lifts minimum wage above Amazon or Target to $16 per hour
Costco Wholesale Corp is raising the minimum wage for its hourly staff to $16 from next week, a dollar more than what its competitors Amazon.com Inc and Target Corp pay per hour.
New York City mayor urges probe of sexual misconduct claims against Governor Cuomo
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday called for an independent investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against Governor Andrew Cuomo made by a former aide to the governor who is now a candidate for Manhattan borough president.
AT&T, TPG to form new company for U.S. video unit in $16.25 billion deal
Buyout firm TPG Capital and AT&T Inc said on Thursday they will form a new company, DIRECTV, to operate the company's U.S. video business unit.
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