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Willie Nelson Joins List Of Celebrities Endorsing Biden

7 days ago   |   Forbes

The Texas country star joins the company of Cher, an Olympic medalist and others as Biden leads the race in the Lone Star State by a single percentage point, according to a...
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FIBA 3X3 Olympic Qualifier To Take Place Next June In Austria

12 days ago   |   Forbes

With the return of NBA basketball getting closer, let's not forget that Olympic basketball will take place next summer... and three-on-three hoops will be a part of the Games...
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Nikita Ducarroz Hopes To Put Women's Freestyle BMX On The Map At Tokyo Olympics

14 days ago   |   Forbes

Swiss-American women's freestyle BMX pro Nikita Ducarroz was a favorite to land on the podium in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But when the Games were postponed due to coronavirus...
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Disease, recession, war games-why none of it seems to count as bad news for today's investors

Disease, recession, war games-why none of it seems to count as bad news for today's investors

18 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. Stocks and futures are climbing ahead of today's jobless claims report. Yesterday's rally fizzled in afternoon trade. But for a while there, nothing could dent...
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Simone Manuel Is Ready For More Gold Medals When The Olympics Return

28 days ago   |   Forbes

2-time Rio gold medalist says confidence is everything
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David Geffen in escrow to pay $68M for Casey Wasserman's Beverly Hills manse

28 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

UPDATED, June 8, 12:12 p.m.: Entertainment industry titan and ultra-luxury real estate trader David Geffen is in escrow to pay $68 million for a Beverly Hills estate owned by...
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Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

Japan avoided a lockdown by telling everyone to steer clear of the 3 Cs. Here's what that means

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Many predicted Japan would be hit hard by coronavirus, but the country has been relatively unscathed. Some chalked that up to the culture of mask-wearing which is already...
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22-year-old tennis star Naomi Osaka made $37 million last year, surpassing Serena Williams as the highest-paid female athlete. Here's how she did it

22-year-old tennis star Naomi Osaka made $37 million last year, surpassing Serena Williams as the highest-paid female athlete. Here's how she did it

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Naomi Osaka , at age 22, is the world's highest-paid female athlete with $37.4 million in earnings over the last 12 months. On the heels of two back-to-back Grand Slams and on...
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China to launch digital yuan next year to replace cash

China to launch digital yuan next year to replace cash

1 month ago   |   RT

The People's Bank of China has revealed plans to have its sovereign digital currency ready in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The announcement comes as the Covid-19 pandemic...
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In Audio From Old Interview, Michael Jordan Says He Wouldn't Play On Dream Team With Isiah Thomas

1 month ago   |   Forbes

Michael Jordan has long denied that he prevented rival Isiah Thomas from being selected for the 1992 US Olympic Team, including most recently in the wildly popular The Last...
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Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

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Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell

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Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Critics are calling on Whole Foods Market to change its policy banning workers from wearing Black Lives Matter masks while on the job, saying there should be “no place safe for... Read more ...

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If you're saving money over a long period of time, you probably want to use a high-yield savings account rather than a checking account. High-yield savings accounts pay out a... Read more ...

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

The deal has been approved by Uber's board, Bloomberg reported, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Read more ...

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber has confirmed that it's buying on-demand delivery rival Postmates, consolidating the fiercely competitive U.S. food delivery market. Read more ...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the fast-fashion giant called out in an investigation into workers being paid just $4 an hour at suppliers' factories

Boohoo is the UK's fast-growing fast-fashion retailer that was set up in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and his business partner Carol Kane and is now valued at more than $4.3 billion... Read more ...