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Extreme Weather Hits China With Massive Floods and Scorching Heat

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HONG KONG — China is grappling with extreme weather emergencies across the country, with the worst flooding in decades submerging houses and cars in the south and record-high heat waves in the northern and central provinces causing roads......

What Extreme Flooding in Yellowstone Means for the National Park’s Gateway Towns

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Aerial view of flooding in Livingston, Montana—a gateway town near Yellowstone National Park—on June 14, 2022 Photo by William Campbell / Getty Images It had been an unusually warm early June in Yellowstone National Park, with temperatures in the 70s. Then a weekend storm intensified quickly, dropping a month’s worth......

Crypto lender Celsius pauses withdrawals due to ‘extreme market conditions’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky. Piaras Ó Mídheach | Sportsfile for Web Summit | Getty Images Celsius, a controversial cryptocurrency lending platform, said Monday it was pausing all withdrawals, causing more pain in the fragile crypto market. Celsius is one of......

Oxfam calls for an end to billionaire ‘bonanza,’ says millions are falling into extreme poverty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Olga Shumytskaya | Moment | Getty Images A new billionaire emerged every 30 hours during the Covid-19 pandemic, and nearly a million could fall into extreme poverty at around the same rate in 2022. Those are the sobering statistics recently......

U.S. experiencing range of extreme weather conditions

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. experiencing range of extreme weather conditions – CBS News Watch CBS News While parts of the East Coast are experiencing record-breaking heat this weekend, some areas of Colorado are dealing with heavy snowfall amid record cold temperatures. Michael......

Franklin Templeton CEO Jenny Johnson says active management pays off during extreme volatility

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) With $1.5 trillion in assets, Franklin Templeton is among America’s top 10 asset managers, and growing. Over the last few years, the firm has acquired asset manager Legg Mason, custom index provider O’Shaughnessy......

Our criminal sentencing policies are extreme. We see a bipartisan fix.

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation proceedings elevated a debate about the nuances of federal sentencing policy to a rare level of public visibility. But missing from that discussion is recognition of the overwhelming recognition among lawmakers that......

The Extreme Heat Pummeling India and Pakistan Is About to Get Worse

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The forecast looked similar in most of neighboring Pakistan, where government forecasters said this week that a high pressure system would likely keep temperatures above normal through Monday. Pakistan’s Meteorological Department also warned that in regions dotted with glaciers, the heat could lead to so-called outburst floods, in which water......

Tripled salaries, big bonuses, on-the-spot offers: Recruiters are going to extreme lengths to hire

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A year since the U.S. began seeing record turnover, exhausted recruiters are putting everything on the table. The recovering pandemic economy has proven to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76......

A History of Jared Leto’s Most Extreme Transformations Over the Years – E! Online

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At 50 years old, Jared Leto still loves to play. The Oscar-winning actor has become known for his commitment to his roles, including losing weight, gaining it back and wearing… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Markets ‘operating well,’ no sign of defaults amid extreme volatility – CFTC Chair

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 14, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOCA RATON/WASHINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) – Markets are “operating well” amid extreme volatility sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,......

Courting G.O.P.’s Mainstream and Extreme, McCarthy Plots Rise to Speaker

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Last month, he defended the Republican National Committee after it passed a resolution to censure Ms. Cheney and the other Republican member of the Jan. 6 committee, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois; the resolution said they were involved in the “persecution of ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse.” In......

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