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Brexit Extension, Roundup Verdict, Google Fine: CEO Daily for March 20, 2019

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. Clay Chandler here, filling in for Alan from Hong Kong. Since the beginning of President Trump's face-off with China over trade, it has been assumed that Boeing...
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Move over, Singapore: Here are the world's most expensive cities

22 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Singapore is getting some competition in a new ranking of the world's priciest cities. The Asian city is tied with Paris and Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported, citing the Economist...
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Singapore, Hong Kong, and Paris Tied as the World's Most Expensive Cities

1 day ago   |   Fortune

There's not just one most expensive city this year, but three. According to the annual Worldwide Cost of Living survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the title of most...
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Swimmer Kenneth To dies at 26 while training in Florida

1 day ago   |   National Post

HONG KONG - Kenneth To, a swimmer who won a silver medal for Australia at the 2013 world championships, has died after becoming ill while training in Florida. He was 26. To won...
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The top 10 most expensive cities around the world in 2019, ranked

The top 10 most expensive cities around the world in 2019, ranked

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Singapore reigns as the world's most expensive city for the fifth year in a row, based on a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit. This year, Paris and Hong Kong join...
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Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the world - but this time, it's sharing the No. 1 spot with 2 other cities

Singapore is holding on to its title as the most expensive city in the world - but this time, it's sharing the No. 1 spot with 2 other cities

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released their annual report, which lists the most expensive cities in the world. This year, the No. 1 spot is occupied by a three-way...
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Cathay Pacific says budget airline would serve 'unique market segment'

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, in talks to buy low-cost carrier Hong Kong Express Airways, believes budget airlines have a "unique market segment" it does not capture...
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Paratrooper Jack Marshman on 'packing my bags, running away' from army to fight at UFC London

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

LONDON - Jack Marshman walked away from UFC on ESPN+ 5 with a split-decision win over fellow Welshman John Phillips and probably with his gig as a UFC fighter secured. But...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Has a New Job: Advising a Climate Tech Fund

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Leonardo DiCaprio is joining a climate-technology fund as an adviser, bringing the Oscar-winning actor's environmental activism deeper into the capital markets. DiCaprio, 44...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Has a New Job: Advising a Climate Tech Fund

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Leonardo DiCaprio is joining a climate-technology fund as an adviser, bringing the Oscar-winning actor's environmental activism deeper into the capital markets. DiCaprio, 44...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

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'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children to force them into making...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children to force them into making YouTube videos

Arizona police have arrested an adoptive mother of seven children who allegedly starved and beat them if they failed to perform properly in her YouTube videos, sometimes... Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Quickly charge up your iPhone's Smart Battery Case!

Quickly charge up your iPhone's Smart Battery Case!

Apple's new Smart Battery Cases can be charged several ways: regular Lightning to USB, wirelessly with Qi-certified charging mats, or fast charge with a compatible power... Read more ...

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to... Read more ...

Trump, George Conway continue explosive online feud

Trump, George Conway continue explosive online feud

The online feud between President Trump and the spouse of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway continued into a second day on Wednesday, with Trump calling George Conway the... Read more ...

EU keeps piling on fines on Google, slapping tech giant $1.7bn for blocking...

EU keeps piling on fines on Google, slapping tech giant $1.7bn for blocking rivals' ads

Google has been hit with a €1.5 billion fine by the European Union. The sanction marks the third antitrust penalty against the Big Tech firm in less than three years. Read more ...