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Fuller's pub chain says home working could cost one in 10 jobs

The government's decision to encourage people to work from home will hit its city-centre pubs.

NXVIM benefactor Clare Bronfman faces sentencing
NXVIM benefactor Clare Bronfman faces sentencing
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  • 2020-09-30 14:53:17Z

Bronfman, an heir to the Seagram's liquor fortune, gave tens of millions of dollars to the upstate New York group whose leader turned women into sex slaves.

Amazon warehouse robots
Amazon warehouse robots 'increase staff injuries'

Company documents appear to show rising levels of human injuries in areas where robots operate.

2021 Lexus UX250h Black Line Special Edition looks less like a crossover than ever
2021 Lexus UX250h Black Line Special Edition looks less like a crossover than ever

Lexus just found a way to make the UX 250h look even more like a regular hatchback. It's called the 2021 Lexus UX Black Line Special Edition, and it follows the path of previous Lexus Black Line models before it (ES, GS, RC). Instead of ruggedized black plastic, Lexus is painting them in the same color as the rest of the body.

Northern Ireland sees further record COVID-19 surge
Northern Ireland sees further record COVID-19 surge
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  • 2020-09-30 14:44:24Z

Northern Ireland reported a record number of daily cases of COVID-19 for the fourth time in six days on Wednesday, a day after the regional government introduced less strict closing times for pubs than the rest of the United Kingdom. The smallest of the UK's four nations reported 424 new infections, almost matching the five-month high in daily cases reported across the open border in Ireland on Sunday. Ireland, however, has almost three times the population.

South Africa says tourists from high-risk countries still barred from Oct. 1
South Africa says tourists from high-risk countries still barred from Oct. 1
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  • 2020-09-30 14:42:51Z

Leisure travellers from countries with coronavirus infection rates higher than South Africa, including Britain, the United States and France, will not be permitted to enter when South Africa's borders open up on Oct. 1, ministers said on Wednesday. "We will review the data every two weeks," Pandor told a news conference, saying the government would be guided by epidemiological data when deciding which countries were deemed high-risk. President Cyril Ramaphosa this month eased lockdown restrictions in a country which had one of the world's strictest at the height of its COVID-19 outbreak.

Who Wins an Unwatchable Debate?
Who Wins an Unwatchable Debate?

Over coffee this morning I read a fascinating interview with Martin Gurri, the former CIA analyst who first noticed the seismic impact of social media on world politics. The author of The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium, Gurri studies the fracturing of discourse and the frantic attempts of elites to reassert control over public life. "We are in the first stages of a gigantic transformation from the industrial mode of information and communication to something that doesn't even have a name yet," Gurri said. "It's an extinction event for the narratives. The ideal of representative democracy is in trouble, for example, and the...

Sigma Announces the 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art Lens, Redefining Mirrorless Macro Performance
Sigma Announces the 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art Lens, Redefining Mirrorless Macro Performance

Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens The Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens will retail for $799 US through authorized retailers. The product will be available in late October in both Sony E-Mount and L-mount formats. Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens paired with Sigma fp camera A side view of the L-mount version of Sigma 105mm F2.8 DG DN Macro | Art lens paired with the Sigma fp camera. Detail shot of Aperture Ring switch A detail shot of the Aperture Ring switch. * Life-sized magnification (1:1) short tele macro for full-frame mirrorless * Dust and Splash-proof construction * Completely new optical formula for exceptional sharpness and pleasing bokeh * Hypersonic...

Pompeo delivers warning to Italy over China
Pompeo delivers warning to Italy over China's economic influence, 5G

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was concerned about China's plans to extend its economic influence in Italy, while Rome promised to be on its guard as it developed new 5G technologies. The United States has repeatedly urged Italy, home to several large U.S. military bases, not to deepen ties with China and Pompeo said he had reiterated the message at meetings with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio.

What Can We Conclude About Masimo
What Can We Conclude About Masimo's (NASDAQ:MASI) CEO Pay?

Joe Kiani became the CEO of Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) in 1989, and we think it's a good time to look at the...

Anthem to pay nearly $40M settlement over 2015 cyberattack
Anthem to pay nearly $40M settlement over 2015 cyberattack

Health insurer Anthem has agreed to another multimillion-dollar settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. Anthem said it was the last open investigation into the attack. The company also agreed nearly two years ago with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to pay $16 million to settle possible privacy violations.

ENGELMAN
ENGELMAN'S BAKERY ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF H&F BREAD COMPANY

Strengthens its position in the Atlanta market

Fraud claims, DOJ probe and sexual abuse allegations cloud $2B deal between GM and Nikola
Fraud claims, DOJ probe and sexual abuse allegations cloud $2B deal between GM and Nikola

The deal started falling apart just two days after it was announced, when claims surfaced that Nikola was based on an "intricate fraud built on dozens of lies."

Is It Time To Consider Buying Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)?
Is It Time To Consider Buying Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS)?

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the NYSE over the last few months...

Dye & Durham Limited announces closing of previously announced C$50 million bought deal private placement financing
Dye & Durham Limited announces closing of previously announced C$50 million bought deal private placement financing

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Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s (NYSE:LVS) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 46% Above Its Share Price

How far off is Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...

U.S. private payrolls beat expectations in September
U.S. private payrolls beat expectations in September

U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in September, but diminishing government financial assistance and a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases in some parts of the country could slow the labor market's recovery from the pandemic. "The job market is getting better," said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Private payrolls increased by 749,000 jobs this month after rising 481,000 in August, the ADP National Employment Report showed.

Ocado overtakes Tesco as most valuable UK retailer
Ocado overtakes Tesco as most valuable UK retailer

Online grocery delivery firm's stock market valuation beats Tesco's as the Covid crisis continues.

Here
Here's What LifeSci Acquisition Corp.'s (NASDAQ:LSAC) Shareholder Ownership Structure Looks Like

The big shareholder groups in LifeSci Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:LSAC) have power over the company. Insiders often own...

Florida martial arts school billed taxpayers nearly $300,000 for
Florida martial arts school billed taxpayers nearly $300,000 for 'ghost' kids, state says
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  • 2020-09-30 14:23:26Z

This is a breaking news story that will update.

OSFI updates IFRS 17 implementation timelines
OSFI updates IFRS 17 implementation timelines

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Today the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released three documents that update the timelines for Canadian insurer's implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards - Insurance Contracts (IFRS 17).

Is Northland Power (TSE:NPI) A Future Multi-bagger?
Is Northland Power (TSE:NPI) A Future Multi-bagger?

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term? One...

Félicien Kabuga: French court backs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect
Félicien Kabuga: French court backs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect
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  • 2020-09-30 14:12:38Z

Félicien Kabuga was arrested in Paris in May after 26 years on the run - police say he used 28 aliases.

As Brazil
As Brazil's wetlands burned, government did little to help
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  • 2020-09-30 14:12:35Z

After hours navigating Brazil's Pantanal wetlands in search of jaguars earlier this month, Daniel Moura beached his boat to survey the fire damage. "We used to see jaguars here all the time; I once saw 16 jaguars in a single day," Moura, a guide who owns an eco-tourism outfit, said on the riverbank in the Encontro das Aguas state park, which this year saw 84% of its vegetation destroyed. The world's largest tropical wetlands, the Pantanal is popular for viewing the furtive felines, along with caiman, capybara and more.

Litter, safety violations, sewage dumps and murder. Florida Keys cops launch marina cleanup operation
Litter, safety violations, sewage dumps and murder. Florida Keys cops launch marina cleanup operation
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  • 2020-09-30 14:04:37Z

The city of Marathon maintains a mooring field that can accommodate up to 226 boats within a harbor popular with Florida Keys mariners because it offers protection against winds and rough sea conditions.

Trump is urged to intervene in trial of US-Saudi national
Trump is urged to intervene in trial of US-Saudi national
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  • 2020-09-30 14:03:16Z

A U.S. citizen who is also a Saudi national is set to be tried in Saudi Arabia on Thursday by a counter-terrorism court that has been used to imprison rights activists in a case that could spark further tensions in already uneasy U.S.-Saudi relations. The case of Salah al-Haidar, who has been detained since April 2019 in Saudi Arabia, has caught the attention of members of Congress who are urging President Donald Trump to personally seek his immediate and unconditional release. Al-Haidar, who has a family home in Vienna, Virginia, is facing between eight and 33 years in prison for alleged Twitter posts criticizing the Saudi government, according to people with knowledge of his case,...

UK strikes fishing deal with Norway and offers fisheries
UK strikes fishing deal with Norway and offers fisheries 'transition period' to EU
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  • 2020-09-30 14:01:53Z

Britain offered Brussels a three year transition period on fishing during trade negotiations with the EU, it emerged on Wednesday as the Government hailed a historic fisheries treaty with Norway. UK negotiators submitted plans to gradually scale down EU fishermen's share of the catch in British waters from 2021 to 2024 in a bid to soothe fears over the impact of Brexit on European coastal communities. In London, it was announced the UK had signed its first fishing agreement since leaving the EU and its first as an independent coastal state in 40 years. The Framework Fisheries Agreement with Norway provides a legal basis for annual negotiations on access to waters and quotas after the...

Kaczynski joins new Polish Cabinet as deputy prime minister
Kaczynski joins new Polish Cabinet as deputy prime minister
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  • 2020-09-30 13:58:01Z

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki presented a reshuffled Cabinet on Wednesday that formally brings in party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski as a deputy prime minister as well as a new education minister who has said LGBT people are "not equal" to others. Kaczynski, the behind-the-scenes strategist of the government since the party won power in 2015, will be a deputy prime minister under Morawiecki.

AG seeks delay in releasing Breonna Taylor grand jury files
AG seeks delay in releasing Breonna Taylor grand jury files
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  • 2020-09-30 13:51:34Z

Kentucky's attorney general is seeking to delay the release of secret grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case just as audio recordings were set to be released to the public. Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office filed a motion Wednesday morning asking for a week's delay to enable the redaction of names and personal information. A court in Louisville had been expected to release the audio recordings on Wednesday.

Pelosi, Mnuchin hope for COVID-19 relief deal as Democrats mull new bill
Pelosi, Mnuchin hope for COVID-19 relief deal as Democrats mull new bill
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  • 2020-09-30 13:50:03Z

U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin both expressed hope for a breakthrough on COVID-19 relief on Wednesday, as they prepared to resume talks aimed at hammering out a bipartisan deal. As House lawmakers began moving forward on a new $2.2 trillion Democratic coronavirus stimulus bill, Mnuchin said he thought that he and Pelosi could "reach a reasonable compromise" and would know in the next day or two whether they had an "overall understanding." Mnuchin said he would pursue negotiations after the Nov. 3 election if no deal is reached ahead of it.

Black trans woman's killing called part of 'epidemic of violence' against trans people
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  • 2020-09-30 13:47:00Z

Mia Green, 29, was found shot in the neck in the passenger seat of a car driven by the suspect when he was stopped for running a stop sign, police said.

GAVI urges more countries to join COVAX, "enormous consolidated market"
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  • 2020-09-30 13:38:25Z

The head of the GAVI vaccine alliance on Wednesday urged countries that have not signed up to the COVAX vaccine facility to join the global effort to help finance doses for low- and middle- income countries. Seth Berkley, addressing a high-level United Nations session in New York, said that 168 countries

U.S. court voids $448 million award against AbbVie, AndroGel partner
U.S. court voids $448 million award against AbbVie, AndroGel partner
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  • 2020-09-30 13:32:09Z

Ruling in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said the lower court judge who ordered the disgorgement by AbbVie and Besins Healthcare Inc lacked authority under applicable federal law. The appeals court also upheld an order finding AbbVie and Besins liable for monopolization, based upon its holding that they had filed a sham patent infringement lawsuit against Perrigo Co to delay the launch of generic AndroGel.

Ex-Audi boss stands trial over
Ex-Audi boss stands trial over 'dieselgate' scandal in Germany
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  • 2020-09-30 13:25:08Z

Rupert Stadler is the first first top executive to stand trial over the 2015 emissions-cheating scandal.

AG says he didn
AG says he didn't recommend murder charges in Breonna Taylor case
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  • 2020-09-30 13:22:44Z

Cameron is expected to give the grand jury recordings to a judge on Wednesday.

"48 Hours" podcast: "My Life of Crime" with Erin Moriarty
"48 Hours" podcast: "My Life of Crime" with Erin Moriarty
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  • 2020-09-30 13:22:00Z

An immersive, true-crime podcast for fans of "48 Hours"

Iraq hopes US 'reconsiders' embassy closure, warns of danger
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  • 2020-09-30 13:08:32Z

Iraq's foreign minister on Wednesday said his country hopes the U.S. will "reconsider" its decision to close its diplomatic mission in Baghdad, as a group of ambassadors expressed their willingness to help Iraq tackle security challenges. Fuad Hussein spoke at a press conference amid a heated week

Iran
Iran's coronavirus death toll rises above 26,000 - state media
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  • 2020-09-30 13:06:07Z

Iran's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 183 to 26,169 on Wednesday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases rising to 457,219, state media reported. Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said 3,582 new cases had been identified in the previous 24 hours, the state broadcaster IRIB reported on its website. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Wednesday voiced alarm over a surge in infections, especially in the capital Tehran, and warned that fines may soon be imposed on people in the city not wearing face masks or flouting other health precautions.

Obama items hit the auction circuit with dress, basketball jersey
Obama items hit the auction circuit with dress, basketball jersey
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  • 2020-09-30 13:02:18Z

A cocktail dress worn by Michelle Obama during her time at the White House and a basketball jersey worn by Barack Obama at high school are among rare items from the former U.S. president and his wife to join the celebrity auction circuit. The dress, a black vintage Norman Norell 1950s gown worn by Michelle Obama during a 2010 holiday fundraiser in Washington, is expected to fetch $50,000 to $70,000 when it goes up for sale in December at Julien's Auctions, the company in Beverly Hills, California, said on Wednesday. It is the first dress worn by Michelle Obama, who became a style icon during her eight years at the White House, ever to come to auction, Julien's said.

Column: JPMorgan gets yet another
Column: JPMorgan gets yet another 'sweetheart' deal from feds for flagrant market corruption
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  • 2020-09-30 13:00:57Z

JPMorgan got caught manipulating markets for the third time, but gets a sweetheart settlement from the feds

UN atomic watchdog inspects disputed Iranian nuclear site
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  • 2020-09-30 12:51:01Z

The United Nations' atomic watchdog agency said Wednesday its inspectors have been able to visit the second of two disputed sites where Iran is suspected of having stored or used undeclared nuclear material in the past. Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, in

Apache Corporation Releases 2020 Sustainability Report
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  • 2020-09-30 12:50:00Z

Driving Performance with Expanded ESG Compensation IncentivesHOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apache Corporation (Nasdaq: APA) today released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which highlights the company's performance in governance, environmental stewardship, health and safety, workforce development

Spain rebuffs Turkey
Spain rebuffs Turkey's 'unilateral' gas search, backs Cyprus
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  • 2020-09-30 12:47:38Z

Spain's foreign minister on Wednesday said her country rejects Turkey's unilateral search for energy reserves in the eastern Mediterranean, adding that such actions hinder a negotiated way out of a territorial dispute that has ratcheted up regional tensions. Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya expressed support for fellow European Union member Cyprus as Turkey continues to prospect for gas in waters where the Mediterranean island nation claims exclusive economic rights.

Time travel is theoretically possible, new calculations show. But that doesn
Time travel is theoretically possible, new calculations show. But that doesn't mean you could change the past.

Time travel is theoretically possible according to the laws of physics, a study says. But time-travelers couldn't alter the past in a measurable way.

Village cleaner sends Kremlin candidate packing in provincial vote
Village cleaner sends Kremlin candidate packing in provincial vote
  • World
  • 2020-09-30 12:38:37Z

A week ago, Marina Udgodskaya used to clean the office of the leading village official. On Wednesday, he was packing up for the cleaner to take his place. Ms Udgodskaya, who cleans at the administration building in the village of Povalikhino, about 380 kilometres east of Moscow, was running as a spoiler candidate against incumbent Nikolai Loktev, a Kremlin party candidate, at last week's elections for the district encompassing about two dozen sparsely populated villages in the Kostroma region. With 84 out of 130 votes cast in the district of just 400 people, the 35-year-old cleaner won the race and literally sent Mr Loktev packing. "I needed an opponent, and she was the only one who...

Space station crew woken up to hunt for air leak
Space station crew woken up to hunt for air leak

Ground controllers say the leak is coming from a Russian module on the International Space Station.

Proud Boys say they are
Proud Boys say they are 'standing down and standing by' after Trump's debate callout

On their account on the social media app Telegram, the Proud Boys appeared to take the statement as marching orders.

Timothy Ray Brown, 1st person cured of HIV, dies of cancer
Timothy Ray Brown, 1st person cured of HIV, dies of cancer
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  • 2020-09-30 12:30:22Z

Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as "the Berlin patient," the first person known to be cured of HIV infection, has died. Brown died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California, according to a social media post by his partner, Tim Hoeffgen. The cause was a return of the cancer that originally prompted the unusual bone marrow and stem cell transplants Brown received in 2007 and 2008, which for years seemed to have eliminated both his leukemia and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

U.S. private payrolls beat expectations in September
U.S. private payrolls beat expectations in September
  • US
  • 2020-09-30 12:26:18Z

U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in September, but diminishing government financial assistance and a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases in some parts of the country could slow the labor market's recovery from the pandemic. "The job market is getting better," said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Private payrolls increased by 749,000 jobs this month after rising 481,000 in August, the ADP National Employment Report showed.

51 meaningful gift ideas your wife will love
51 meaningful gift ideas your wife will love

We've found the very best Christmas and holiday gifts that will blow your wife's mind.

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