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The Way of Water’ tops $2 billion at the global box office
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The Way of Water’ tops $2 billion at the global box office

Avatar: The Way of Water Courtesy: Disney Co. Disney‘s “Avatar: The Way of Water” has topped $2 billion at the global box office, making it the third James Cameron film to reach this benchmark. Only five other films have hit this metric — the original “Avatar,” “Avengers: Endgame,” Cameron’s “Titanic,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”...

Martin Shkreli faces FTC contempt demand in drug case
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Martin Shkreli faces FTC contempt demand in drug case

Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, pauses while speak to members of the media with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Peter Foley | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission on Friday asked...

Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, others have cut more than 60,000 employees
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Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, others have cut more than 60,000 employees

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the company’s Ignite Spotlight event in Seoul on Nov. 15, 2022. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images The job cuts in tech land are piling up, as companies that led the 10-year bull market adapt to a new reality. Microsoft said Wednesday that it’s letting go of 10,000 employees,...

Hungary’s foreign minister says Brussels has failed on Russia sanctions
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Hungary’s foreign minister says Brussels has failed on Russia sanctions

Hungary’s foreign minister strongly criticized the European Union’s sanctions against Russia, arguing they have damaged its members’ economies more than their target’s as well as failing to stop the war in Ukraine. “If we make an assessment, an analysis, about the impact of sanctions, it’s obvious that they have not fulfilled expectations,” Péter Szijjártó told...

Why is bitcoin (BTC) rallying in January?
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Why is bitcoin (BTC) rallying in January?

A number of factors are behind bitcoin’s New Year rise, according to analysts, including an increased probability of interest rates being lowered and purchases by large buyers known as “whales.” Filip Radwanski | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Bitcoin has begun 2023 on a positive note, with the price of the world’s largest...

Oil CEO Sultan Al Jaber is ideal person to lead COP 28
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Oil CEO Sultan Al Jaber is ideal person to lead COP 28

ABU DHABI — If the world gets lucky, this could be the year fossil fuel producers and climate activists bury their hatchets and join hands to reduce emissions and ensure our planet’s future. If that sounds hopelessly Utopian, take that up with the leaders of this resource-rich, renewables-generating Middle Eastern monarchy. The United Arab Emirates...

Trump denied E. Jean Carroll rape claim in testimony
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Trump denied E. Jean Carroll rape claim in testimony

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally to support Republican candidates ahead of midterm elections, in Dayton, Ohio, November 7, 2022. Gaelen Morse | Reuters Editor’s note: This story includes a description of sexual assault. A federal judge in New York on Friday rejected an effort by lawyers for former President Donald Trump...