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Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt said the lessons he learned presiding over a collapse in value of the company could help inform other leaders in crisis times.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering authorizing a COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11. The vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE has been available in the United States to kids aged 12 to 15 since May. The FDA will consider the recommendation of a committee of outside advisers after that panel meets on Tuesday, and is likely to authorize the vaccine within days.
England head coach Eddie Jones left out Leicester flyhalf George Ford from his 34-man squad, seemingly clearing the way for summer debutant Smith to be given the chance to nail down the number 10 shirt. Smith impressed in matches against the United States and Canada this year, prompting former England international Mike Brown to suggest that there could be a power struggle between the 22-year-old and Farrell moving forward.
What if Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was changed one piece at a time? Some say health misinformation is the way to start.
Samsung’s de facto chief Lee Jae-yong was fined 70 million won (about $60,000) on Tuesday for illegally using the anesthetic drug propofol, about two months after he was released on parole over a separate corruption case. The Seoul Central District Court said it convicted Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, of violating a law on drug controls. It said Lee was also ordered to forfeit about 10 million won ($8,570).
Editor Jendella Benson reflects on the journey Black-owned UK streetwear has taken.
Formula One drivers will be free to "speak their minds" on controversial issues such as human rights when Qatar hosts its first Grand Prix next month, its motorsports chief said.
Hosting the sporting events would 'boost the government's levelling up agenda', according to the Treasury.
Two schools in east London have decided to add an extra half an hour at the beginning and end of each school day.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has reminded Malaysians today to abide by the smoking ban that is imposed in eateries to better safeguard public health and wellbeing. In a...
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A melodic whistling sound resonated from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge as an atmospheric river swept over California on Sunday, October 24, bringing record rainfall to the San Francisco Bay Area.Up to 16.55 inches of rainfall was measured across the region as of Monday, according to the NWS.Footage by Rohnert Park resident Sarah Dwelly shows the bridge producing the sound shortly before 8am.Golden Gate Bridge District spokesman Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz said last year that the woodwind-like singing effect was caused by a handrail replacement on the bridge’s west side.“The slats on the new hand rail are much thinner than the old hand rail which means that air can flow more freely across the bridge,” he said. Credit: Sarah Dwelly via Storyful
A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sell for nearly $1.5 million after fees, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, according to Sotheby's. The white leather shoes with the red Nike swoosh and soles were worn by the iconic player in the fifth game of his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, when Nike's Jordan-affiliated brand was only just taking off as a sensation both on and off the court.
Quinton de Dock on Tuesday opted out of South Africa's Twenty20 World Cup match against the West Indies "for personal reasons" as the country's cricket board ordered players to take the knee.
Four inquisitive bear cubs wrestled, ran, and played with each other outside a home in Sevierville, Tennessee, recently shared footage shows.Sevierville resident Jennifer Pittman recorded footage which shows one bear cub walk up to her front door. The video shows the four juvenile bears play with buckets and a pole outside of her home. Credit: Jennifer Pittman via Storyful
Business minister Paul Scully admits that Government's "start and stop" approach to lockdowns last year had a negative effect on businesses and the economy as a whole. He added that there won't be a repeat of that strategy thanks to the "successful" Covid-19 vaccine roll out and low hospitalisation numbers.
The division, which makes generic and biosimilar drugs as cheaper alternatives to branded ones, accounts for a fifth of group sales.
A campaign that began with ordinary people donating frequent-flyer miles has raised enough in two months to provide 40,000 flights for refugees from Afghanistan, and organizers and the White House are looking to nearly double that figure. About 3,200 flights with donated miles have already carried Afghans from temporary housing at U.S. military bases to new homes around the United States, according to organizers. The campaign was started by Miles4Migrants, a group that was founded in 2016 and uses donated miles and credit card points to help refugees.
Swedish automotive technology group Veoneer reported on Tuesday a narrower third-quarter loss amid a global chip shortage and said it would no longer provide an outlook as it focused on its looming merger. Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and SSW Partners said this month they had reached an agreement to buy Veoneer for $4.5 billion. The maker of vision systems, radars and software for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) was hit hard by the outbreak of the pandemic.
A Toronto-based human rights organization says it is launching a private sponsorship program to resettle North Korean refugees in Canada, which will become the third country after South Korea and the U.S. to accept North Koreans. Sean Chung, executive director of HanVoice, said Tuesday the pilot program created in partnership with Canada’s government aims to bring five North Korean refugee families from Thailand to Canada within the next two years.