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China’s ‘Long-Term Time Bomb’: Falling Births Drive Slow Population Growth

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here China’s population is growing at its slowest pace since the 1960s, with falling births and a graying work force presenting the Communist Party with one of its gravest social and economic challenges. Figures for a census conducted last......

The wrong time to enforce the new plastic-bag law

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Post Editorial Board Sometimes, officials are too eager to move after a media exposé. Case in point, the reaction of the state Department of Environmental Conservation to reporting by The City that no grocery or bodega had been fined for ignoring the new ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Boom:......

This Time, Signing Tim Tebow Would Be Harmless

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Conor Orr Having watched Tim Tebow’s presence simultaneously rattle, annoy and flummox the 2012 Jets, who had no real use for him, one might think that Monday’s news from NFL Network—that the Jaguars plan on signing the 2007 Heisman Trophy......

Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, soars above $4,000 for the first time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In 2021, bitcoin and ether have seen huge rallies. In April 2021, the cryptocurrency market topped $2 trillion in value for the first time. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — Ether surged past $4,000 Monday to hit......

The time to negotiate an annual month of remote work may be now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In addition to on-site yoga classes and ergonomic desks, companies may have a new wellness initiative up their sleeves — granting workers an annual period of remote work.   Remote work has proved popular with many workers, with 54% of......

S.Korea’s Moon says ‘time to take action’ on N.Korea ahead of summit with Biden

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, October 28, 2020. Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool via REUTERS South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday he seeshis final year in office as the last chance to achieve a lasting peace with North Korea, and said it......

Israel plays for time on flashpoint Jerusalem evictions

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Israel’s attorney-general secured a deferment on Sunday of a court hearing on planned evictions of Palestinians in Jerusalem, a session that had threatened to stoke more violence in the holy city and heighten international concern. The government could now have some breathing room to try to defuse a tinderbox situation......

Automaker Stellantis expects employees to work remotely most of the time under new plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The logo of Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest automaker which starts trading in Milan and Paris after Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot maker PSA finalised their merger, is seen at the main entrance of FCA Mirafiori plant in Turin, Italy, January 18,......

India reports over 400,000 daily cases for the third time in a week as second wave hammers country

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A family member of Covid-19 infected patient seen carrying an empty oxygen cylinder outside a shop to get it refilled, amidst the rising number of the coronavirus cases. Manish Rajput | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images India’s daily......

BookTrib’s Bites: A Time Warp, Inspiration, Big Ideas and Valuable Lessons – Entertainment

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(NewsUSA) “Shine Until Tomorrow”by Carla Malden A fun and touching novel about the people who raise us, the times that define us, and the stumbling blocks on our way to being a grown-up. Social misfit Mari Caldwell learns from an old scrapbook that her white-collar parents were once blue denim......

33 Technologies That Seemed Like Ultimate Breakthroughs At The Time But Are Now Nearly Completely Forgotten

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You can’t always guess what the future will hold. But you can bet your bottom dollar on one thing—there’s bound to be a whole bunch of tech breakthroughs that seemed incredibly important at the time only to have been left by the wayside. Our team here at We has spelunked......

Chinese rocket debris is expected to crash into Earth soon. It’s not the first time.

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The good news is that debris plunging toward Earth — while unnerving — generally poses very little threat to personal safety. As Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist at the Astrophysics Center at Harvard University, told CNN: “This is not the......

Chris Jericho: The Time Is Right for ‘Blood & Guts’

SI.com’s Week in Wrestling is published every week and provides beneath-the-surface coverage of the business of pro wrestling. Chris Jericho: “This is going to be remembered for a long time, and it will be a spectacle, but the key is the story behind it” Chris Jericho is ready to unveil......

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