Bloomberg Aims to Compete Directly With British Press

Bloomberg Aims to Compete Directly With British Press

Bloomberg Media has decided to aggressively court a British audience, the first prong in a retooled global strategy for the business news giant. On Wednesday night, executives introduced a venture that they hope could generate $100 million in annual revenue: Bloomberg UK, a brand meant to compete directly with The …

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Sherpa woman climbs Everest for 10th time, breaks own record

Sherpa woman climbs Everest for 10th time, breaks own record

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepali Sherpa broke her own record as the most successful female climber of Mount Everest by reaching the summit of the world’s highest peak Thursday. Lakpa Sherpa and several other climbers took advantage of favorable weather to reach the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) summit early in the …

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U.K. Donor Said to Have Funneled Russian Money to Tories

U.K. Donor Said to Have Funneled Russian Money to Tories

LONDON — One of the biggest donors to Britain’s Conservative Party is suspected of secretly funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to the party from a Russian account, according to a bank alert filed to Britain’s national law enforcement agency. The donation, of $630,225, was made in February 2018 in …

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Shows About Abortion Surface a Stark Divide

A publicist for “Oh Gosnell” said that the creation of the play was inspired by Leiby’s comic monologue. “They laugh about it — we tell the truth about it,” says the website of the play now going by the name “Oh Gosnell: A Show About the Truth.” It’s written by …

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New Mexico wildfire grows; California fire destroys mansions

New Mexico wildfire grows; California fire destroys mansions

The largest wildfire in the U.S. was spreading toward mountain resort towns in northern New Mexico, prompting officials to issue another set of warnings for more people to evacuate. Meanwhile, a wildfire that erupted Wednesday afternoon in coastal Southern California raced through coastal bluffs of multimillion-dollar mansions, burning at least …

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Senate Confirms Philip Jefferson as a Fed Governor

Philip N. Jefferson, a college administrator and academic economist, was confirmed to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors on Wednesday. Senators approved him for the job in an overwhelming bipartisan 91-7 vote. He is the third of President Biden’s nominees to secure a spot on the Fed’s seven-person board: Lisa …

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