New York City lights Rockefeller Center Christmas tree with no crowds

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- New York City lit up its iconic Christmas Tree for the first time Wednesday night during the 88th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Tishman Speyer CEO Rob Speyer concluded the ceremony by turning on the lights on the tree in Rockefeller Center as Wednesday's event was pared...

Tori Kelly, Taylor Dayne, Chloe Kim eliminated from 'Masked Singer'

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Tori Kelly, Taylor Dayne and Chloe Kim were eliminated from The Masked Singer during Wednesday night's semi-finals. The singers and snowboarder were dressed respectively as a seahorse, a bucket of popcorn and a jellyfish for the competition. Advertisement Earlier in the day, the FOX show was renewed for a fifth season. Ken Jeong, Jenny...

Arco Platform Limited Closes the Acquisition of Escola da Inteligência

SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE), today announced that it has received the final antitrust approval from Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica – CADE), with no conditions, for its previously announced acquisition of Escola de Inteligência Cursos...

'Mad Max' actor Hugh Keays-Byrne dead at 73

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, most known for his roles as two separate villains in the Mad Max films, has died, his representation said. He was 73 years old. Representatives for Keays-Byrne told Deadline he died peacefully on Tuesday morning but did not mention a specific cause of death. Advertisement Keays-Byrne was born in 1947 to British...

Discovery streamer to feature new Mike Rowe, Kevin Hart shows

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Discovery+ -- a non-fiction, subscription streaming service -- is slated to debut in the United States on Jan. 4. "We have been working methodically the past two years to bring all of our strategic advantages to the launch of Discovery+, including distribution and advertising partnerships around the world, a world-class offering of quality...

Kenwal Steel names third-generation CEO

Kenwal Steel operates steel service centers, providing a variety of grades and types of flat-rolled steel products to customers in the automotive and manufacturing industries.Read More

Statement Regarding Owl Rock Capital Group and Dyal Capital Partners Strategic Discussions

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to recent media coverage, Owl Rock Capital Group (“Owl Rock”) and Dyal Capital Partners (“Dyal”) today confirmed they are in discussions regarding a potential strategic combination. The potential combination would bring together two industry leading investment platforms that provide capital solutions to...

Neovia to Acquire Temmel Logistik Center

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neovia Logistics, a global supplier of logistics services, announced today the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Temmel Logistik Center (TLC), an Austria-based provider of automotive manufacturing inbound logistics support services. The transaction is expected to close in early 2021 pending regulatory clearance....

1 Percent of P.P.P. Borrowers Got Over One-Quarter of the Loan Money

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Chinese Companies to Face More Scrutiny as Bill Clears House

AdvertisementContinue reading the main storySupported byContinue reading the main storyChinese Companies to Face More Scrutiny as Bill Clears HouseThe House voted to approve legislation that will increase oversight for Chinese companies listed on American exchanges, making the bill almost certain to become law.The United States Capitol in Washington....

'Walking Dead' holiday special to air Dec. 13

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The first Walking Dead holiday special is set to stream on AMC+ on Dec. 13, the streaming service announced Wednesday. Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick will present the hourlong program, which will feature current and past cast members sharing their favorite yuletide memories and traditions. Advertisement There will also be music, AMC+...

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 2 December 2020

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Building Codes: A Powerful Yet Underused Climate Policy That Could Save Billions

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Sundt Construction, Oro Valley recognized for various projects

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Construction boom triggers regional forecasts

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Safety charges stayed against Faro mine construction company, superintendent

…  charges against the company managing construction at the Faro mine site … engineering firm, an $80 million construction management contract for the Faro mine …Read More

Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Appeals to the Family of a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Delaware to Call Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste About Compensation--Get Better Settlement Results

WILMINGTON , DELAWARE, USA, December 2, 2020 /⁨⁩/ -- The Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate is appealing to the wife or adult children of a Navy Veteran with recently diagnosed mesothelioma in Delaware to please call …Read More

Tips For Home Purchaser - Built a Custom Home In Vancouver

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Snugger Government buildings could move the whole office market

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Longmont approves incentive, public-private partnership to lure Costco

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