Thai pro-democracy protesters warn of possible coup

Thai pro-democracy protesters warn of possible coup

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand, undeterred by arrest warrants and the possibility of violent attacks, staged another rally on Friday, poking fun at their critics and warning of the possibility of a military coup. The potential for violence was illustrated after their last rally on Wednesday, when in the hours after it ended, … Read more

Tesla become sixth-largest U.S. company, surpassing Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway

Boeing, GE stocks get a boost from upbeat news on potential COVID-19 vaccine

Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.04% on Friday surpassed Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.A, -0.85% BRK.B, -0.67% as the sixth-largest U.S. company by market capitalization. The Silicon Valley electric-car maker ended Friday with a market cap of $555 billion, and Berkshire Hathaway ended the day with a market cap of $543 billion, according to FactSet. Berkshire’s assets dwarf … Read more

Wall Street gains, Nasdaq hits record high as holiday shopping begins

Wall Street gains, Nasdaq hits record high as holiday shopping begins

Wall Street stocks advanced, with the Nasdaq closing at a record high, on Friday in a holiday-shortened week as retailers kicked off the year-end shopping season amid record COVID-19 hospitalizations. The Nasdaq outperformed as investors favored tech-related, market-leading stocks that have fared well during the pandemic, while economically sensitive cyclical stocks weighed. All three indexes … Read more

NYC residents appeal ruling to move homeless to neighborhood

NYC residents appeal ruling to move homeless to neighborhood

A group of Financial District residents and businesses have appealed a recent ruling allowing homeless men to be relocated from the Upper West Side to their neighborhood, new court papers show. The FiDi residents, who call themselves the Downtown New Yorkers, Inc., lost their lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block the forced relocation of over 200 … Read more

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Did ‘The Mandalorian’ Just Ruin Baby Yoda?

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(Spoilers ahead for the “Chapter 13” episode of the Disney+ “Star Wars” series, “The Mandalorian”) I don’t know what I expected Baby Yoda’s name might be — to be honest, it’s not something I really wondered about much. But I certainly did not expect that it would be as awful as “Grogu.” The “Star Wars” … Read more