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Willie Walsh to step down as chief of British Airways parent IAG

Irishman who led creation of group to be replaced by Iberia boss Luis Gallego
How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate

How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate

Critics see a concerted effort to shift blame, protect conservative leaders and divert attention from climate change.
5 Things Most Startup Plans are Missing

5 Things Most Startup Plans are Missing

Those who stick too rigidly to the business plan die by the business plan.

Predictions for 2020

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir review last year’s predictions for business, technology, politics, and culture. Then they debate their new predictions for 2020.

Create a Productivity Workflow That Works for You

You don’t need to be a programmer to build your perfect system.

How Corporate Cultures Differ Around the World

What you told us about your workplaces.

Ukraine-Bound Boeing Jet Crashes in Iran, Killing All on Board

A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 jetliner crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 passengers and crew members on board.

New Virus Found by Chinese Scientists Investigating Pneumonia Outbreak

Chinese scientists investigating a mystery illness that has sickened dozens in central China have discovered a new strain of coronavirus, a development that will test the country’s upgraded
Pension funds urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms

Pension funds urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms

Institutional investors file resolution for AGM of bank to phase out loans to fossil fuel projects or companiesBarclays is being urged to stop offering loans to fossil fuel companies as part of the
At least two reportedly dead in Texas church shooting

At least two reportedly dead in Texas church shooting

Filed under: News, US, CrimeDec 29 (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and a third was in critical condition after a shooting at a church in White Settlement, Texas, local media reported on
Photos of a koala hospital in Australia show just how devastating recent bushfires have been for the iconic marsupial

Photos of a koala hospital in Australia show just how devastating recent bushfires have been for the iconic marsupial

Bushfires have decimated Australia's koalas. One hospital in New South Wales is doing all it can to save them.
5 Stabbed At New York Hanukkah Celebration

5 Stabbed At New York Hanukkah Celebration

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called the incident an "act of domestic terrorism."
An incredible animation by a planetary scientist shows how fast each planet spins by putting them in one giant globe

An incredible animation by a planetary scientist shows how fast each planet spins by putting them in one giant globe

Jupiter's Great Red Spot zips around 2.4 times faster than Earth, while Venus spins so slowly you can't tell it's moving backwards.

Warren Buffett on why companies cannot be moral arbiters

Sage of Omaha says it is wrong for business to impose views on society
New Year’s Resolutions Gift Ideas: Home Edition

New Year’s Resolutions Gift Ideas: Home Edition

One missing element in achieving success in fulfilling resolutions is your home. Making small changes to your living space can help you eat healthier, sleep better, quit smoking and exercise more.

China commerce ministry says it has proactively dealt with U.S. trade frictions

China's Commerce Ministry has "proactively dealt with" trade frictions with the United States this year, it said on Sunday after an annual work conference.
Barack Obama just shared his 19 favorite books from 2019

Barack Obama just shared his 19 favorite books from 2019

The 44th president listed a range of titles he recommends, including fiction, essay compilations, and biographies.
Outrage Grows as Wave of Apparent Anti-Semitic Attacks Hits New York

Outrage Grows as Wave of Apparent Anti-Semitic Attacks Hits New York

There have been at least nine apparent anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn around Hanukkah.