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Global stocks drop as WHO says worldwide COVID-19 infections rose for the first time in 7 weeks

Summary List Placement Global stocks fell on Tuesday after the WHO issued a fresh COVID-19 warning. Some countries in Europe are seeing new measures imposed to contain rising infections. China’s top banking regulator said he’s “very worried” about risks emerging from financial bubbles. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening […]

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Biden lost on gun-control legislation after the Sandy Hook shooting. He’s got a 2nd chance now to tackle one of the biggest pieces of Obama-era ‘unfinished business.’

Summary List Placement After the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Vice President Joe Biden, in a lengthy phone call with Mark Barden, who was still in shock after losing his 7-year-old son Daniel, shared his advice for managing grief. Keep a notepad by your bed, Biden told the father, a musician. At night, rate […]

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3 writing techniques Warren Buffett used to make his famous shareholder letters stand out over the decades

Summary List Placement Warren Buffett didn’t become the most successful investor in America simply by being sharp in finance and economics — he’s also a brilliant communicator. In his most recent letter to investors, the Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO demonstrated how transparency, earnest commentary, and a little bit of humor helps him clearly communicate […]

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Here’s an exclusive look at the pitch deck delivery startup Crisp used to raise $36 million amid a huge investor rush into grocery

Summary List Placement Investors continue to pour cash into the grocery delivery sector. Amsterdam-based online supermarket Crisp has raised $36 million in a Series B funding round led by Berlin-based fund Target Global. The European grocery retail market is overall expected to be worth approximately €2.3 trillion ($2.7 trillion) in 2022, according to IGD, but online […]

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East Oakland shootings under investigation

OAKLAND — Police were at the scenes of separate injury shootings in two East Oakland neighborhoods Monday night, authorities said. Around 6:40 p.m., police responded to reports of a possible shooting near 82nd Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard. When officers arrived, they did not immediately find a victim, but later learned that a 29-year-old man suffering […]

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Crypto.com has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Aston Martin’s F1 team, as crypto-mania spreads to motorsports

Summary List Placement Cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has signed a multi-year deal to sponsor Aston Martin’s Formula One team. The two groups are also planning to work together on products in the crypto space. It highlights the growing power of cryptocurrency platforms as interest in bitcoin and other tokens surges. Cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has signed a […]

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New York lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign following sexual harassment allegations

Summary List Placement Lawmakers are calling on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign after three women alleged he made unwanted sexual advances towards them.  Two former staffers accused Cuomo of unwanted sexual advances over the weekend. On Friday, Lindsey Boylan said that Cuomo made unwanted sexual advances toward her. She resigned in 2018 after […]