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The profile of an HSBC exec who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. supported a myth I push against daily

The profile of an HSBC exec who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. supported a myth I push against daily

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

In this letter to the editor, finance professional Lisa Schwarzberg says a recent story profiling an HSBC executive promoted a one-sided view of a single person that's far from...
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People are asking why GQ used quotation marks to name Serena Williams as 'Woman' of the Year, and the magazine has responded

People are asking why GQ used quotation marks to name Serena Williams as 'Woman' of the Year, and the magazine has responded

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Serena Williams was named GQ's "Woman" of the Year. GQ published four separate covers to celebrate it's Men of the Year, with one unusual one for Williams. Twitter users were...
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Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

8 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TOKYO - Naomi Osaka used a powerful forehand and a matching serve to win the US. Open against Serena Williams two months ago, soaring as high as No. 4 this season in the WTA...
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George Clooney is giving up motorcycle riding and auctioning his Harley-Davidson for charity on eBay

George Clooney is giving up motorcycle riding and auctioning his Harley-Davidson for charity on eBay

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

George Clooney is selling his Harley-Davidson for charity, and bids are already up to $26,100. The actor's 2017 Dresser Touring is up for sale on eBay for Charity's Homes for...
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Roger Federer says Serena Williams 'went too far' at the US Open, but still thinks tennis stars are better behaved than the likes of Conor McGregor

Roger Federer says Serena Williams 'went too far' at the US Open, but still thinks tennis stars are better behaved than the likes of Conor McGregor

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Roger Federer believes Serena Williams "went too far" with her on-court meltdown at the 2018 US Open women's final. Williams was slapped with three code violations but Federer...
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Novak Djokovic just beat Roger Federer in one of the best tennis matches you'll see all year

Novak Djokovic just beat Roger Federer in one of the best tennis matches you'll see all year

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

Novak Djokovic just beat Roger Federer in one of the year's best matches. Saturday's Paris Masters semifinal featured high quality tennis, and you can watch Federer's amazing...
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10 interesting things you probably didn't know about European kings and queens

10 interesting things you probably didn't know about European kings and queens

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

European monarchies have existed for centuries, and over the years, monarchs' rules have resulted in historic changes, shocking stories, and interesting bits of history. Here...
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Roger Federer hosted a pizza party for the ball boys and ball girls after his latest win

Roger Federer hosted a pizza party for the ball boys and ball girls after his latest win

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

Roger Federer capped his latest success by hosting a party for the ball boys and ball girls. Federer, who was a ball boy in his youth, reportedly celebrated his 99th ATP title...
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Nintendo's Earnings Rise on Continued Switch Success

17 days ago   |   Fortune

Nintendo posted an impressive six-month earnings on Tuesday, thanks in no small part to the company's Switch console. During the six-month period ended September 30, Nintendo's...
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WWE is targeting Serena Williams as it continues to revamp its women's division with big-name signings

WWE is targeting Serena Williams as it continues to revamp its women's division with big-name signings

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

Serena Williams is on WWE's radar. According to the company's chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon, the 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion is "awesome." Williams would be a...
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Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food Day. Here's how to get one

Wendy's is giving away free junior bacon cheeseburgers through November 23 in celebration of National Fast Food Day on Friday. To be eligible, customers need to purchase... Read more ...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and 'The Princess Bride,' dead at 87

Author and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman died Friday at the age of 87. Goldman won two Oscars for writing "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the... Read more ...

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene plans to leave to pursue investment and philanthropy. She will be replaced by former Oracle product chief Thomas Kurian. Read more ...

Pfizer ends deal to placate Trump, announces plan to raise prices on 41...

Pfizer ends deal to placate Trump, announces plan to raise prices on 41 prescription drugs

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer will raise prices on 10 percent of its prescription drugs in January, ending a brief period in which the company halted price increases in an... Read more ...

The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in...

The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in jeopardy - here are some of the GOPers who have come out against it

The criminal-justice reform bill that President Donald Trump backed on Wednesday has already hit a few snags among conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has... Read more ...

Lindsey Graham is now poised to take over as chairman of the powerful Senate...

Lindsey Graham is now poised to take over as chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley announced he would leave his post as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of the year to take the top spot on the Senate Finance... Read more ...

NFL Week 11 betting guide and our best bets for the Westgate SuperContest

NFL Week 11 betting guide and our best bets for the Westgate SuperContest

Week 10 was a rough one for our best bets of the NFL slate. After starting with a bang on Thursday night with the Steelers big win over the Panthers, we went 0-4 on our... Read more ...

Gay college athlete who was disowned by her family is in danger of losing...

Gay college athlete who was disowned by her family is in danger of losing her eligibility because her friends raised money to help her eat and pay bills

Canisius College cross-country runner Emily Scheck was disowned by her family this summer after her mother learned that she was dating a woman. Scheck - who had $20 to her name... Read more ...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the...

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who's going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft

On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud's chief exec . Greene's replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before... Read more ...