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Elon Musk is an 'avid' reader of science-fiction and likes to text about it, says Affirm CEO

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Max Levchin, the 47-year old CEO of payments company Affirm. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Elon Musk texts Affirm CEO Max Levchin texts about their mutual love for sci-fi, Levchin...
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China Wants Your Attention, Please

China Wants Your Attention, Please

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Beijing's massive expansion of state media hasn't quite worked as planned. But watch out for Xinhua's growing global deals.
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Can the Chicago Cubs lock down a top free-agent shortstop? 3 questions as the winter meetings begin

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A quiet start to the offseason set up an important winter meetings for the Chicago Cubs. President of baseball operations Jed Hoyer vowed to be aggressive in upgrading a 74-88...
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World Cup 2022 Scores: Monday's Results and Tuesday's Round of 16 Schedule

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

One of the most prolific teams in men's international soccer and a rising power of the last decade booked spots in the 2022 FIFA World Cup quarterfinals on...
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What's the secret sauce that lets some poor countries prosper?

5 hours ago   |   NPR

In his new book, Gambling on Development , economist Stefan Dercon argues that the key to a low-resource country's success is not what you might think. (Image credit: Blavatnik...
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Here's the NFC Playoff Picture Heading Into Week 14

Here's the NFC Playoff Picture Heading Into Week 14

7 hours ago   |   SI   |   3 articles

Led by the mighty Eagles, all four teams are above .500 in the NFC East. View the original article to see embedded media. With Week 13 of the 2022 NFL season nearly in the...
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Recap: Japan vs Croatia - World Cup 2022

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   6 articles

Croatia beat Japan 3-1 on penalties to book their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
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Penalty kings Croatia beat Japan to book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Penalty kings Croatia beat Japan to book World Cup quarterfinal spot

7 hours ago   |   RT   |   6 articles

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia progressed in Qatar Croatia ended Japan's hopes of reaching a first-ever World Cup quarterfinal as they...
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Toxic coworkers fall into 4 categories - here's how to deal with each one

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The gaslighter - one type of toxic coworker - deceives you on a grand scale, often by creating an alternative reality. BartekSzewczyk/Getty Images NYU psychology professor...
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Astra Magazine Had Creative Freedom and a Budget. It Wasn't Enough

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

The literary journal attracted great names. Its issues sold well. And then it was over - a fate that offers insight into the tenuous place of literary magazines in the American...
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Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers' and ‘Veronica's Closet' star, dead at 71

Kirstie Alley, Emmy-winning ‘Cheers' and ‘Veronica's Closet' star, dead at 71

Alley died following a short battle with cancer, her family announced. Read more ...

Bradley Beal injury update: Wizards star out for at least a week with right...

Bradley Beal injury update: Wizards star out for at least a week with right hamstring strain, per report

Beal exited the Wizards' Sunday night loss to the Lakers in the first quarter and never returned Read more ...

Facebook threatens to cancel news

Facebook threatens to cancel news

Meta Platforms says it may quit carrying journalism altogether if US lawmakers enable media outlets to negotiate collectively Facebook's parent company has threatened to quit... Read more ...

Switzerland vs. Portugal prediction: Cristiano Ronaldo's last World Cup dance

Switzerland vs. Portugal prediction: Cristiano Ronaldo's last World Cup dance

The Swiss National Team's reputation is well known by this point. A well-organized outfit that plays at a level above the sum of its parts, the Rossocrociati have given plenty... Read more ...

Carlos Rodon remains Yankees' pitching priority despite heavy competition

Carlos Rodon remains Yankees' pitching priority despite heavy competition

While the Yankees' main priority remains superstar Aaron Judge, they remain in daily contact with Carlos Rodon's camp, and preferred him as a rotation option all along. Read more ...

Mercito Gesta Nearing Deal to Fight Ryan Garcia in January

Mercito Gesta Nearing Deal to Fight Ryan Garcia in January

If advanced negotiations lead to an agreement, Garcia-Gesta will take place in Austin, Texas. View the original article to see embedded media. Mercito Gesta, a two-time... Read more ...

Authorities say teenage girl, father found shot to death in a rural Douglas...

Authorities say teenage girl, father found shot to death in a rural Douglas County home

The sheriff's office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting Read more ...

ONLY ON ABC13: Witnesses chase after accused drunk hit-and-run driver

A woman was at her friend's house when they heard a loud bang. A story you'll find only on ABC13 shows footage of their bizarre encounter. Read more ...

New England gunmaker hit with new lawsuit over unintentional firearms

New England gunmaker hit with new lawsuit over unintentional firearms

A Sig Sauer handgun that allegedly goes off without the trigger being pulled is now at the center of a new multi-state lawsuit. Read more ...

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett named Heisman Trophy finalist

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett named Heisman Trophy finalist

The 2022 Heisman winner will be announced during the Heisman Trophy Ceremony Presented by Nissan on Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Read more ...