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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Prince Philip funeral: How the day unfolded
The Duke of Edinburgh was laid to rest in an intimate funeral at St George's Chapel. Due to coronavirus restrictions, the Queen was seated alone and only 30 people were able to ...
COVID-19: Shock over the death of an entire family in Argentina
A town is in shock over the death of an entire family from COVID-19. Mother, father and son passed away in just 48 hours.
Photo of hug during pandemic named World Press Photo of the Year
A picture of a hug during the coronavirus pandemic has been named World Press Photo of the Year.
U.S. to spend $1.7 billion tracking Covid variants as dangerous new strains make up half of all cases
The funds will be used to help improve the detection, monitoring and mitigation of "new and potentially dangerous strains," the White House said.
US Planned To Assassinate Fidel Castro's Brother Raul In 1960: Declassified Documents
The plot came to light as Raul Castro prepares to leave Cuban politics by stepping down as head of the all-powerful Community Party of Cuba.
Covid infection rate is approaching highest level ever, WHO chief warns
The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that an alarming rise in Covid cases has pushed global infections toward their highest level in the pandemic.
George Bush, In Op-Ed And Book, Steps Into US Immigration Debate
Bush made his points in an op-ed article in the Washington Post previewing his new book "Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants."
Citigroup to exit consumer banking in 13 markets
Citigroup is closing its consumer banking operations in 13 markets across Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Queen Elizabeth Leads UK In 1-Minute Silence At Prince Philip's Funeral
The 94-year-old monarch, dressed in mourning black and a black face mask, sat inside St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, as Prince Philip's coffin arrived on a bespoke Land Ro...
Cruise line CEOs met with White House Covid team, pressed for U.S. sailings to resume, sources say
The cruise CEOs made their case in this week's meeting to replace the government's phased-in approach to sailings from U.S. ports, sources told CNBC.
Meghan To Watch Prince Philip's Funeral From Her California Home
A source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Meghan had hoped to attend the funeral but she was not cleared for travel by her physician.
Hammerson: Shopping centre giant slashes rents in revival bid
Hammerson, owner of Birmingham's Bullring, is to cut rents for its retail tenants by 30% as it aims to recover from a year of lockdowns.
Airport Style, We’ve Missed You
A new book chronicles decades of celebrities at the airport, from Rihanna to the Supremes.
Gnome shortage: Lockdown and Suez canal blockage blamed
Supply chain issues and the popularity of garden centres during lockdown are causing a shortage of garden gnomes.
Tom Cruise Lists His Grand Colorado
The custom-built residence in Telluride sits on 320 acres and presents panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains.
US imposes sanctions on Russia over cyber-attacks
The US has announced sanctions against Russia in response to what it says are cyber-attacks and other hostile acts.
These 5 job searching strategies helped me get into Google, KPMG, and BCG. Mastering at least one of them will help you land a gig at top companies.
Eugene Hayden lists the pros and cons of using each strategy and shares how to maximize chances of getting into a top tech or consulting firm.
Amazon's Bezos: Union defeat does not bring 'comfort'
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has said the company's recent victory in defeating a high-profile unionisation drive in the US did not bring him "comfort".
US officials may need 2 weeks or more to determine if Johnson & Johnson's vaccine causes rare blood clots
The CDC still might not have enough data to evaluate a blood clot link by its Friday meeting, two senior health officials told Politico.
The woman building HSBC's 3,000 roaming banker army
HSBC has started hiring hundreds of bankers under a new venture to seek out wealthy clients across China.
Is Alibaba's fate a warning to China’s tech giants?
It's been a tough week for Chinese tech firms.
Michelin-starred venue's €20 takeaway Covid burger
Unable to have guests due to the pandemic, a fine dining restaurant in Amsterdam turns to takeaways.
French Inmate Posting Food Videos From Jail Cell Now An Instagram Star
As his culinary fame grows, fellow prisoners have begun placing orders for favourite dishes.
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