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Man in North Carolina fatally shot while deputies served warrant, authorities say

A man was fatally shot while deputies were serving a warrant Wednesday morning in the North Carolina community of Elizabeth City, the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office said. The man, who was the subject of a search warrant, died in what the sheriff’s office called an officer-involved shooting. Further details about the shooting weren’t immediately released.…MORE

Nearly 10% of American families struggled with unemployment last year

Nearly 10% of American families struggled with unemployment last year

The pandemic devastated the once strong US labor market — that much we already knew from various economic data. On Wednesday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics added a bit more detail. Nearly 10% of US families — 9.8% to be precise — included at least one unemployed family member last year. That was double the…MORE

How JPMorgan Chase got European football so wrong

How JPMorgan Chase got European football so wrong

When JPMorgan Chase agreed to finance a breakaway competition of some of the world’s richest soccer clubs, it expected some heated discussions. But America’s biggest bank didn’t foresee this: Following massive blowback from fans, the sport’s governing bodies, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and even the British royal family, efforts to…MORE

90-year-old Hong Kong woman loses $32 million in phone scam

90-year-old Hong Kong woman loses $32 million in phone scam

Hong Kong police have arrested a man after a 90-year-old woman lost around HK$247 million ($32 million) in a scam. The woman contacted police on March 2 and told them she had made a total of 10 payments after scammers told her her identity had been used in criminal activities in mainland China, according to…MORE

Alexa, should I get bangs? Amazon is opening a hair salon in London

Alexa, should I get bangs? Amazon is opening a hair salon in London

Good news for people looking to get a post-pandemic chop: Amazon is opening a hair salon in London. Yes, you read that right. The world’s largest online retailer is opening a two-story, 1,500-square-foot salon equipped with new technology, including augmented reality hair consultations and point-and-learn displays that give customers information, videos and educational content when…MORE