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Billionaire fortunes grew 12 percent in 2018 as world's poorest got 11 percent poorer

3 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Billionaire fortunes grew by about $2.5 billion each day last year.
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Oil reaches 2019-high on strong China crude use, but economic slowdown looms

8 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Crude prices rose to their highest so far in 2019 on Monday after data showed refinery processing in China, the world's second-largest oil consumer, climbed to a record last...
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The World's Top 26 Billionaires Now Own as Much as the Poorest 3.8 Billion, Says Oxfam

38 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Global wealth inequality widened last year as billionaires increased their fortunes by $2.5 billion per day, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam said in a new report. While the...
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Pictures From the Lunar Eclipse and Supermoon

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Around the world, photographers captured scenes in the skies as the Earth's shadow covered the moon.
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Here's everything you need to know on Monday, January 21. 1. US President Donald Trump has tweeted his anger at Nancy Pelosi. It was another brisk morning tweetstorm at the...
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China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's...
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Lindsey Vonn says knees might force her to 'say goodbye' right away and not finish final season

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

The 34-year-old skier had hoped to break Ingemar Stenmark's record of 86 World Cup wins before she retired, but a disappointing result in Italy, after another injury, had her...
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China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

1 hour ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

China says it plans to cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Everest from the northern face by 1/3 this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's...
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Flynn: You never know who'll step up for the children

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Immediately after walking into Symphony Hall, as we did last week for the State of the City address by Mayor Marty Walsh, you get the thrill of living in a truly historic city...
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Boo the popular Pomeranian dies of broken heart, owners say

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Boo, who was known as the "world's cutest dog," died at the age of 12, his owners announced in an Instagram post.
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Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3. Read more ...

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

After two nail-biting conference title games that went into overtime, the teams for Super Bowl LIII are set. The New England Patriots will take on the Los Angeles Rams in this... Read more ...

Jared Goff puts Rams in Super Bowl 53, ends 'dependent' QB noise

Jared Goff puts Rams in Super Bowl 53, ends 'dependent' QB noise

The Rams quarterback has faced criticism and doubt through his short NFL career, but Los Angeles' NFC championship game win has silenced the narrative. Read more ...

Saints lose to Rams in NFC Championship after one of the worst missed calls...

Saints lose to Rams in NFC Championship after one of the worst missed calls you'll see on a huge fourth quarter play

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, in overtime in the NFC Championship with the help of a huge missed call by the referees. With 1:48 left in the game, on... Read more ...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

He was born on July 25, 1905. Read more ...

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said the president never asked his former personal attorney to lie. But Giuliani also didn't rule out that they might have discussed... Read more ...

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance. Read more ...

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

In a remarkable comeback season, the Rams saved their best comeback for the NFC title game. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to lift Los Angeles to a... Read more ...

Desert Classic: Adam Long gets first win on tour after shooting 7-under 65...

Desert Classic: Adam Long gets first win on tour after shooting 7-under 65; Phil Mickelson finishes second

Long used an aggressive approach and birdie putt to card 7-under 65 for a tournament total of 26 under. Read more ...

Canceled flights, delayed trains and icy roads as winter storm moves east

Canceled flights, delayed trains and icy roads as winter storm moves east

The storm system has brought dangerous conditions to roads, railways and airports, where one airline alone proactively canceled nearly 800 flights. Read more ...