Democrats said they had resolved their differences over unemployment benefits in President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill, enabling them to move forward with the sweeping package after hours of delay over the sticking point.
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U.N. envoy calls for action against Myanmar junta over bloodshed
The United Nations special envoy on Myanmar called on the U.N. Security Council to take action against the ruling junta after the killings of protesters who have continued to defy security forces at demonstrations against last month's coup.
Indian farmers block highway outside Delhi to mark 100th day of protest
Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors weigh how far tech stocks can slide after volatile week
As U.S. technology shares stumble, investors are debating whether the decline is an opportunity to scoop up bargains or a sign of more pain to come for stocks that have led markets higher for years.
American Air 737 MAX declared emergency after engine shutdown, lands safely
American Airlines Co said on Friday that a Boeing 737 MAX bound for New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport declared an emergency after the captain shut down one engine over a possible mechanical issue.
Antivirus software pioneer McAfee charged by U.S. with cryptocurrency fraud
John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer whose former company still bears his name, has been indicted on fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charges stemming from two cryptocurrency schemes, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.
Texas grid operator made $16 billion price error during winter storm, watchdog says
Power grid operator Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) made a $16 billion pricing error in the week of the winter storm that led to power outages across Texas, Potomac Economics, which monitors the state's power market, said.
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