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China's Boao Forum delayed due to coronavirus outbreak

25 days ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - The Boao Forum for Asia, which China is trying to promote as Asia's answer to Davos, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the organizer said on its...
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How to balance a health crisis while climbing the career ladder, according to someone who's done it

How to balance a health crisis while climbing the career ladder, according to someone who's done it

25 days ago   |   Business Insider

Meghan FitzGerald is an academic, investor, board member, and global healthcare operator and strategist. The following is an adapted excerpt from her recent book, " Ascending...
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WEF 2020: The Year Business Gets Serious About Sustainability

1 month ago   |   Forbes

It was evident at Davos that business leaders now understand that the energy transition and sustainability are part of a structural macro-economic trend on the same scale or...
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President Trump's Gifts From Other Nations Include Golf Clubs, Portraits of Himself: Report

1 month ago   |   Time

What kind of gift would impress President Donald Trump? For Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the answer was: a gold-framed portrait of Donald Trump. The State...
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Why the US Trade Agreement will slow China's economy

Why the US Trade Agreement will slow China's economy

1 month ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published in Politico. The positive thing about the agreement is that it allows a truce - at least partially - in the strategic competition...
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How the 2020 election could influence your personal finances

1 month ago   |   Fortune

The 2020 presidential election is still months away, but Americans are bracing themselves for the financial impact-whether from a new administration⁠ or a second term for...
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The devastating impact of cancelling the Mobile World Congress

1 month ago   |   Fortune

Just as computers and the Internet failed to create the paperless office, cheap and ubiquitous video-calling has made nary a dent in business travel. Dealmakers, teammates...
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Men in Blazers podcast: Recapping the Premier League weekend

1 month ago   |   NBC Sports

Rog and Davo are here with fresh takes on this insufferable winter break, entertaining us all with their latest podcast on all good things Premier League.
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Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó mocked President Maduro's easily 'duped' security forces after sneaking out the country

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó mocked President Maduro's easily 'duped' security forces after sneaking out the country

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Despite the threat of arrest, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has returned to Venezuela after escaping the country and defying a travel ban . The politician made a...
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Davos to host its 1st Alpine ski World Cup races since 1984

Davos to host its 1st Alpine ski World Cup races since 1984

1 month ago   |   Saint Louis Today

DAVOS, Switzerland - Davos is set to host World Cup races in Alpine skiing for the first time in 36 years.
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‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

'Throwing the commanding officer overboard': Democrats want investigation...

'Throwing the commanding officer overboard': Democrats want investigation after Navy fires aircraft carrier captain

House lawmakers want answers about the Navy's abrupt dismissal of Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, after his letter pleading for... Read more ...

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake... Read more ...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a 'turd'

Rex Ryan said he wasn't a fan of Amari Cooper's new deal with the Cowboys, but the former coach took things a bit too far. Read more ...

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

ALBANY - The horrific toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on the Empire State continued to climb Friday as the number of cases soared past 100,000 and officials reported... Read more ...

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

US stocks fell Friday after the March jobs report disappointed by a wider margin than expected, ending a record 113-month streak of job growth. The declines reversed gains from... Read more ...

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, the soulful voice behind R&B classics such as “Lean On Me,” “Ain't No Sunshine,” “Lovely Day” and “Just the Two of Us,” died Monday from heart complications in... Read more ...