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New York Times

It's an Unequal World. It Doesn't Have to Be.
New York Times
Examining the “World Inequality Report” — published Thursday by the creators of the World Wealth and Income Database, who include the economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez — it is tempting to see the rising concentration of incomes as some sort ...
World's richest 0.1% have boosted their wealth by as much as poorest halfThe Guardian
Is the world becoming more unequal?Financial Times
Thomas Piketty says the US is setting a bad example on inequality for the worldQuartz

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A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created
Scientific American
Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies. Smart contracts. Many people have now heard of the rapidly changing ecosystem of financial technology, but few have wrapped their heads around it. Hundreds of central banks and corporations are incubating a game-changing ...

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Washington Post

Disney buys much of Fox in megamerger that will shake world of entertainment and media
Washington Post
NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment firm as sprawling as one of its landmark theme parks, has pulled off one of the largest media mergers in history by acquiring the majority of assets from rival 21st Century Fox. The announcement ...
Disney, Fox deal combines two of world's biggest entertainment giants - live updatesCBS News

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The Economist

Oil and gas supply disruptions ripple around the world
The Economist
CALL it the hydrocarbon equivalent of the butterfly effect. As oil and gas supplies tighten during the northern winter, disruptions as remote as a hairline fracture on a piece of Scottish pipeline, and an explosion in an Austrian natural-gas plant ...

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CNN

Say it with a smile: The world's happiest airports
CNN
(CNN) — A waist-high army of smiley-faced machines is popping up in airports and public spaces around the world. You may have already used one of HappyOrNot's 25,000 customer satisfaction terminals, registering your feedback by touching one its four ...

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Newsweek

Putin Is Preparing for World War III—Is Trump?
Newsweek
For Putin, “the Syrian engagement is part of global standoff with the U.S.,” says Felgenhauer. And part of that fight consists of courting former Western allies all over the world with promises of money, gas and arms. In November, Russia signed a deal ...
Putin: Trump opponents harm US with 'invented' Russia scandalBBC News
Collusion, Kremlin control … and cows: Putin glides through annual Q&AThe Guardian

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Fox News

The tragedy of Palmyra: First look inside one of world's most magical ancient ruins – now utterly destroyed by ISIS
Fox News
Mohammed claimed that while “business is not as good as it used to be because the black market is now full of antiquities from Syria,” he still manages to sell his small goods, primarily to “customers from Germany, Italy and the Arab world.” He ...



PEOPLE.com

Michelle Williams Is Hounded by Press in Exclusive All the Money in the World Scene
PEOPLE.com
Michelle Williams transforms in this exclusive scene from Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World. The actress was just nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance as Gail Getty in the gripping thriller about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty ...

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CNN

Australian child sex offender stopped at airport under new 'world-first ...
CNN
An Australian child sex offender was stopped from leaving the country Monday, under new laws which government ministers described as a "world first."

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Telegraph.co.uk

Idiomatic English means Brits struggle to communicate with the world
Telegraph.co.uk
But an academic has argued that they are actually falling behind because they insist on using phrases that the rest of the world does not understand. Professor Jennifer Jenkins, chair of Global Englishes at the University of Southampton, says that ...


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