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Harvard professors warn that war-torn countries will miss global vaccine goals in 2022

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Taliban members gather and make speeches in front of Herat governorate after the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Herat, Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. Mir Ahmad Firooz Mashoof | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images War-torn countries will......

The Global Allure of Crispy Chicken

New York Times
LONDON — Fried chicken, crispy chicken, chicken schnitzel: Is there another dish so ubiquitous and yet, so particular? Everyone has one, yes, but everyone has their own. An “Around the World in 80 Dishes” cookbook could easily be filled with nothing but fried chicken recipes: Austrian schnitzel, Korean fried chicken,......

U.S. agrees to drop tariffs on countries that imposed digital services taxes as a global tax overhaul moves ahead.

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The United States reached an agreement on Thursday with Austria, France, Italy, Spain and Britain that will terminate the threat of American tariffs on certain goods from those countries in exchange for the eventual removal of digital services taxes that they had imposed on companies like Facebook, Amazon......

Global RV Rental Company, Outdoorsy, Expands Business with Financial Arm Lead Bank

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Outdoorsy Financial Services will support the growing community of RV owners with refinancing services, RV purchase loans, and future offerings KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oct. 18, 2021 – — Outdoorsy, the most-trusted global online RV rental and outdoor travel marketplace, announced the launch of its financial services arm through a new......

Inside the Global Cult of Al Capone

Smithsonian
Almost 75 years after the mobster’s death, an eclectic bunch of enthusiasts continue to chase his memory. Photo illustration by Meilan Solly / Photos via Witherell’s, Wikimedia Commons under public domain It’s a name almost all Romanian children learn: Al Capone. The American gangster whose organized crime operation dominated 1920s......

Global COVID-19 deaths hit 5 million as Delta variant sweeps the world

Reuters
Oct 1 (Reuters) – Worldwide deaths related to COVID-19 surpassed 5 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, with unvaccinated people particularly exposed to the virulent Delta strain. The variant has exposed the wide disparities in vaccination rates between rich and poor nations, and the upshot of vaccine hesitancy......

Why Netflix’s Newest Global Hit Squid Game Is Perfect for Spooky Season – E! Online

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Nothing screams Halloween like a terrifying twist on a childhood favorite. And that’s exactly what Netflix’s newest global phenomenon Squid Game is serving up, as the characters… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Malaysia’s help needed to ease global chip shortage, Taiwan says

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A 12-inch wafer is seen at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in Hsinchu June 15, 2010. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang TAIPEI, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s help is needed to resolve the global shortage of auto semiconductors, especially when it comes to packaging, a sector affected by the country’s COVID-19 curbs, Taiwan......

Asian stocks extend global slide as inflation fears bite

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, is reflected on an electronic board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Asia-Pac stocks fall 1% after decline on Wall St overnight Concerns about inflation-growth outlook send bonds higher Gold in demand,......

Market bull issues 10% correction warning, blames inflation fallout and Washington policy uncertainty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Long-time market bull Phil Orlando is delivering a 10% correction warning. Federated Hermes’ chief market strategist warns that uncertainty surrounding fiscal and monetary policies will prevent the market from breaking out of its recent rut. “There could be another shoe......

U.S., EU to discuss global trade and tech cooperation as they seek to counter China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON – Top-level officials from the U.S. and European Union will meet Wednesday to discuss several major economic and technological challenges facing the trans-Atlantic alliance as China’s ambitions increasingly shape global markets. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Commerce......

Ben Affleck Is Jennifer Lopez’s Biggest Supporter at 2021 Global Citizen Live Event – E! Online

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Ben Affleck is truly the biggest Jennifer Lopez fan. On Saturday, Sept. 25, the actor was on hand to support his girlfriend at the Global Citizen Live event in New York City, which marked… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main......

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