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TikTokalypse: U.S. and Hong Kong TikTok users freak out as global politics threatens their access to the app

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here TikTok users in the U.S. and Hong Kong are deeply concerned after realizing that political matters may have jeopardized their future on the app.  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Monday that he is “looking at”......
New York Post

Global warming over past 150 years has wiped out 6,500 years of cooling

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A new study noted that global warming linked to human activity has wiped out the previous 6,500 years of natural global cooling. The research notes that the average temperature has risen 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) since the mid-19th century. This suggests “that the global average temperature of the......
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8 Global Online Cooking Classes for a Taste of Travel at Home

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All featured products are curated independently by our editors. When you buy something through our retail links, we may receive a commission. With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we’re embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we’ll bring you transportive flavors and travel-inspired ideas from......
Technology

New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say

New York Times
WASHINGTON — When Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker and ally of Stephen K. Bannon, recently fired the heads of four U.S. government-funded news outlets, many became alarmed that he would turn the independently operated organizations, as well as the Voice of America, into “Trump TV.” But Mr. Pack, the new......
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Boris Johnson’s ‘Global Britain’: Inspired Vision or Wishful Thinking?

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his pro-Brexit allies have long promised that once Britain broke free of the European Union, it could play a bold new role on the world stage — one they dubbed Global......
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‘Cuddle curtains’ are going global amid the coronavirus pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A son hugs his father at the Geriatric Clinic Três Figueiras on June 16, 2020 in Gravatai, Brazil. The clinic created the Tunel do Abraco (hug tunnel) for elderly residents to be able to hug relatives after more than 70......
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Beaver invasion in the Arctic is melting ice and ‘making global warming worse’

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They may be cute and cuddly, but the humble beaver is dragging Earth deeper into the climate crisis, according to research. The furry critters have invaded the Arctic, and their dams are contributing to the rapid loss of permafrost in the region, a study found. Experts fear that greenhouse gases......
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Global health experts tell Congress Trump’s decision to cut ties with WHO is ‘tragic,’ ‘deeply unwise’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mark Dybul testifies before a Senate Appropriations State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hearing in Dirksen Building on global health problems, May 6, 2015. Tom Williams | CQ Roll Call President Donald Trump‘s decision to cut ties with the......
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Miley Cyrus bares abs in Beatles-inspired dress for Global Citizen performance

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Miley Cyrus paid homage to The Beatles in her own special way on Saturday. The “Slide Away” singer, 27, performed a rousing rendition of the British band’s “Help!” for the Global Citizen Global Goal: Unite for Our Future virtual concert in a totally empty Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA.......
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Death Toll Surpasses Half a Million

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Half a million people are dead as confirmed virus cases top 10 million. The global total of deaths from the coronavirus has passed 500,000, according to a New York Times database, while the number of confirmed cases surpassed......
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Tally of Known Cases Passes 10 Million

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Vice President Mike Pence asserts that increased testing explains a surge in cases, but experts and evidence say otherwise. Taiwan holds a Pride Parade in support of those who can’t. Source – Click here for more...
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WHO warns coronavirus still hasn’t ‘reached its peak’ in Americas as global cases near milestone

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland. Denis Balibouse | Reuters Coronavirus outbreaks in the Americas haven’t reached their peak yet......
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Sonos cuts 12% of global employees due to coronavirus pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sonos celebrates its IPO at the Nasdaq, August 2, 2018. Source: Nasdaq Speaker maker Sonos plans to cut 12% of its global workforce due to “uncertainty and challenges stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic,” the company announced in a filing Tuesday.......
BBC - Business

Decline in global growth worse than feared – IMF

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53164304 Image copyright Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has lowered its global growth forecast for this year and next in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It now predicts a decline of almost 5% in 2020, substantially worse than its forecast only 10 weeks ago in April. The UK......
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IMF slashes its forecasts for the global economy and warns of soaring debt levels

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Brazilian indigenous Anita, of the Marubo ethnic group, is notified that she contracted the new coronavirus by a member of the medical team of the Brazilian Armed Forces EVARISTO SA The International Monetary Fund slashed its economic forecasts once again......
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Major bank turns bullish on global stocks despite a resurgence in coronavirus cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It may be time to add global exposure to your portfolio. UBS Global Wealth Management’s Alejo Czerwonko sees upside going abroad despite a surge in coronavirus cases. “We expect them to be fairly well-handled by health systems worldwide,” the firm’s......
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In 2020’s biggest energy deal, six global firms strike $20 billion agreement with Abu Dhabi state oil giant

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A consortium of six global investors has entered into a $20.7 billion agreement with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the state-owned oil company said Tuesday.  As part of the agreement, the group will invest $10.1 billion to acquire a......
Food Business News

McDonald’s promotes two on global people team

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CHICAGO – McDonald’s Corp. has promoted two following the departure of Melissa Kersey, chief people officer of McDonald’s USA. Melanie Steinbach has been promoted to senior vice president and chief people officer of McDonald’s USA. She previously was vice president and global talent officer. “Melanie is an accomplished business executive who......

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