Outage freezes Tokyo Stock Exchange, world’s 3rd largest

Tokyo Stock Exchange officials said they were working to get trading back to normal by Friday after the bourse halted trading for the day due to what they said was a hardware and systems malfunction of its electronic trading system. There was no indication that the outage at the world’s third-largest exchange resulted from hacking […]

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Dear Abby: These women posted cruel photos of me, and my husband won’t confront them

DEAR ABBY: I have been with my husband for 20 years, married for eight of them. He thinks his mother can do no wrong. She takes pictures of me when I least expect it, and then posts the worst ones on Facebook. She laughs and thinks it’s funny, but I am really hurt by it. […]

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Hong Kong police patrol against protests on China holiday

Hong Kong police were out in force on China’s National Day holiday Thursday, detaining and searching people on the streets of a popular shopping district after calls were made online urging people to take part in anti-government protests. National Day, celebrating the founding of the People’s Republic of China, has become a day of protest […]

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Dodgers’ first win in Wild Card Series soothes nerves, momentarily

OK, Dodger fans, take a deep breath. The madness may be just beginning. This may, in fact, be the biggest curse of this manic best-of-three round that hopefully will be gone after this season: By the time a team merely gets to the Division Series, their fans may already be nervous wrecks. This 4-2 victory […]

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The Latest: Rolls-Royce to sell shares as virus cuts travel

LONDON — Rolls-Royce Holdings plans to raise 2 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) by selling shares to existing investors after airlines around the world cut flights in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, slashing revenue for the jet-engine maker. The London-based company said Thursday it also plans to raise at least 1 billion pounds by selling bonds, […]

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Belarus activist shares ‘Alternative Nobel’ with 3 others

A prominent Belarus opposition figure and an imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer on Thursday were awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobel,” together with activists from Nicaragua and the United States. Ole von Uexkull, the head of the Swedish Right Livelihood Foundation behind the prize, said that it “highlights the […]

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Russia’s Navalny accuses Putin of being behind poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is recovering in Germany after being poisoned in Russia by a nerve agent, accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of being behind the attack in comments released Thursday. Navalny’s supporters have frequently maintained that such an attack could have only been ordered at the top levels, though the Kremlin has […]

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Can the coronavirus travel more than 6 feet in the air?

Can the coronavirus travel more than 6 feet in the air? Research indicates it can, but it’s not clear how much of the pandemic is caused by such cases. People spray liquid droplets of various sizes when they cough, sneeze, talk, sing, shout and even just breathe. The coronavirus can hitchhike on these particles. The […]

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Justice Department must release redacted portions of Mueller report dealing with criminal charges before Election Day, judge rules

Summary List Placement The US Department of Justice improperly censored portions of the Mueller report dealing with potential criminal charges and Russia’s hacking of the Democratic National Committee, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. In response to a complaint brought by BuzzFeed reporter Jason Leopold, US District Judge Reggie Walton ruled that Attorney General William Barr’s […]

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Brewers’ Brent Suter melts down, Dodgers take advantage in Game 1

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter is one of two active major league players who attended Harvard University. He was a dual major in environmental science and public policy. The space between his ears contains multitudes and, for a time Wednesday night, Suter couldn’t escape it. Chosen at the last minute to start Game 1 of […]

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In a state with one of the largest Somali communities, Trump claims Biden ‘will turn Minnesota into a refugee camp’ before attacking Rep. Omar again

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump claimed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “will turn Minnesota into a refugee camp,” during a rally in the state that also happens to have the largest Somali population in the country.  “Biden will turn Minnesota into a refugee camp” — Speaking in a state with one of the largest […]

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Push to bring coronavirus vaccines to the poor faces trouble

An ambitious humanitarian project to deliver coronavirus vaccines to the world’s poorest people is facing potential shortages of money, cargo planes, refrigeration and vaccines themselves — and running into skepticism even from some of those it’s intended to help most. In one of the biggest obstacles, rich countries have locked up most of the world’s […]

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Oakland: Fatal vehicle collision on Park Street Bridge under investigation

OAKLAND — Traffic investigators are looking into the circumstances of a fatal head-on collision Wednesday morning on the Park Street Bridge, authorities said. According to police, an Acura MDX was driving northbound on 29th Street into Oakland when a Hyundai Accent driving southbound toward Alameda crossed the roadway’s double-yellow line and struck the Acura. The […]

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Rep. Katie Porter ripped into pharma executive Mark Alles for repeated price hikes on a cancer drug Revlimid

Summary List Placement Rep. Katie Porter grilled Celgene CEO Mark Alles Wednesday over price hikes on a cancer drug, which she said resulted in a half-million bonus for the pharma executive. Alles appeared before the House Oversight Committee alongside the CEOs of Teva and Bristol-Myers Squibb as part of a House investigation into the pricing […]

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THE RISE OF GENETIC TESTING IN HEALTHCARE: How leading genetic testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe are carving into healthcare with the promise to fuel more personalized care

Summary List Placement Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Digital Health report, The Genetic Testing in Healthcare Report. You can purchase this report here. Since the first human genome was […]

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Photos: Dodgers relievers, Seager take care of Brewers in Game 1 of Wild Card Series

Take a look at the photos from Game 1 of the NL Wild Card Series between the Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The Dodgers won 4-2 as Corey Seager hit a solo home run and the Dodgers relievers didn’t allow a run over the final five innings. Game 2 of the series […]

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Dodgers edge Brewers in Game 1 with strong pitching effort

LOS ANGELES — There was already a 14-win gap between the two teams in this Wild Card Series. When the Milwaukee Brewers lost two of their best pitchers and another starting pitcher due to injuries, they arrived for a knife fight wielding a plastic spork. But those things can hurt. The Dodgers scored three times […]

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Last solo recording of jazz icon Dave Brubeck to be released

Nearly eight years after his death, the final solo recording of late American jazz legend Dave Brubeck is set for release next month. Verve Records announced last week that “Lullabies” — a collection of intimate standards often played for children — will be available Nov. 6 in the latest effort by a label to preserve […]

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