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Horror author Stephen King testifies against $2 billion Penguin merger | Arts and culture news

The proposed deal could see the largest book publisher, Penguin, acquire Simon & Schuster, the fourth-largest company. by Sabrina WilmerBloomberg Posted on August 2, 2022August 2, 2022 Best-selling horror author Stephen King testified against Penguin Random House’s proposed $2.18 billion takeover of Simon & Schuster, saying it would weaken competition in the publishing industry. The …

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Musk’s antics set Tesla owners against her new buyers | Business and Economics News

Dennis Levitt got his first Tesla, a blue Model S, in 2013, and he loves it. “It was way better than any car I’ve ever driven,” says the 73-year-old CEO of the self-storage company. He bought the brand as well as Elon Musk, the charismatic CEO of Tesla Inc. He bought another Model S the …

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Musk’s antics set Tesla owners against her new buyers | Business and Economics News

Dennis Levitt got his first Tesla, a blue Model S, in 2013, and he loves it. “It was way better than any car I’ve ever driven,” says the 73-year-old CEO of the self-storage company. He bought the brand as well as Elon Musk, the charismatic CEO of Tesla Inc. He bought another Model S the …

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Top economic results as the US grapples with recession fears | Inflation news

Back-to-back GDP slowdowns, the Fed doubling, a cold job market, skyrocketing prices, and the tech big bang are the economic highlights from a busy week. It was an eventful and data-packed week for the US economy. The Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, raised interest rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday, the second time …

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New York raises the alarm about monkeypox, and San Francisco declares a state of emergency | health news

Authorities say the ads will help authorities mobilize resources. New York and San Francisco have issued monkeypox warnings as cases continue to rise and the United States faces a vaccine shortage. Authorities in New York said Thursday that the virus “poses an imminent threat” to public health across the state. Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett …

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As monkeypox worsens, WHO urges reduction in number of sexual partners | health news

With monkeypox cases on the rise globally, the World Health Organization has called on the group currently hardest hit by the virus – men who have sex with men – to limit their sexual partners. The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who declared monkeypox a global health emergency last Saturday, told …

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What do you know about polio and the first case in the United States in nearly 10 years | health news

explainer Health authorities say the issue may have originated outside the United States. The first case of polio in the United States was identified nearly 10 years ago in New York state in an unvaccinated young man. The New York State Department of Health said in a statement Thursday that the case in Rockland County …

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