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Business travelers more likely to be anxious, depressed & smokers – study

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 22:54 As if Mondays weren’t already bad enough. Frequent business travelers are more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression, have trouble sleeping and develop alcohol and nicotine addictions, according to a new study. Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York found those who travel for business at least ...

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Toyota teams up with Uber, Amazon, Pizza Hut and more on mobility services

Toyota has partnered with a number of companies to form the “e-Palette Alliance,” which is a group intended to help guide its transformation as a mobility services company, and determine how it makes use of its new e-Palette vehicle platform, which is a modular, driverless vehicle intended to suit a number of purposes at once. The alliance at launch includes ...

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Berlin’s cash-guzzling main airport needs hundreds millions more to be ready – media

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 18:03 Despite being under construction for over a decade, the cash-guzzling Berlin-Brandenburg airport needs hundreds of millions of Euros in fresh funding to complete lingering building works, German media have revealed. Senior executives of the Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) corporation, which runs Berlin’s airports, reportedly informed the supervisory board at the end of last ...

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Water main break causes (more) chaos at JFK (VIDEOS)

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 23:55 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 23:56 The winter-related chaos at New York’s JFK airport has gotten worse. After three days of flight disruptions due to the ‘bomb cyclone,’ a water main break caused a further shutdown of international flights into Terminal 4 Sunday. The water main break resulted in Terminal 4 being flooded, triggering ...

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Fat cat bosses make more than annual median salary in first 3 days of 2018

Bosses at Britain’s top companies made more money by lunchtime on Thursday than the average UK worker will make all year. Campaigners have dubbed it ‘Fat Cat Thursday.’ According to an independent analysis of the gap between CEOs and pretty much everybody else, data shows big bosses will have grossed more in just three working days of the year compared ...

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Germans trust cops more than bankers & media, New Year survey finds

Germans trust police or schools more than banks, big corporations and media, including newspapers and TV channels. That’s according to a revealing survey which dug into Germans’ approval of their country’s institutions. Read more Germans have a lot of trust in the police, doctors, universities and schools but strongly distrust bankers, print media and TV broadcasters, a new study by ...

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9 more people killed overnight as nationwide protests in Iran continue – state TV

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 06:34 Edited time: 2 Jan, 2018 06:50 At least 9 people were killed overnight as protests across Iran entered a sixth day, AP reported citing Iranian state television, adding that all victims had been shot with hunting rifles. READ MORE: Police officer killed, 3 wounded at hands of ‘rioter’ during rallies in Iran – state media ...

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‘More records than the KGB’: Cryptic Assange tweet ignites concern for his wellbeing

Published time: 1 Jan, 2018 11:05 Edited time: 1 Jan, 2018 11:18 A Julian Assange tweet featuring a 60 character code and a YouTube link to a popular rap song has sparked a frenzy of speculation about the meaning of the message and the wellbeing of the WikiLeaks founder. The 46-year-old published the tweet in the early hours of Monday ...

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Police fatality rate drastically drops to second lowest in more than 50 years

The number of police officers who died in the line of duty dropped to its lowest levels in four years in 2017. Officials attribute the decrease to advances in safety gear and training. As of Thursday, 128 federal, state and local law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2017, a decrease of 10 percent from last year, ...

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World’s richest become $1trn richer in 2017, make four times more than last year

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 21:22 The world’s wealthiest people have become more than $ 1 trillion richer this year, earning four times more than in 2016, data collected by Bloomberg revealed. Chinese billionaires gained the most. In 2017, there was a 23 percent increase on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which ranks the world’s top 500 moneybags on a daily ...

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