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Issues with Google Cloud Platform hit several major websites and apps on Tuesday. Users reported issues with websites with Google domains, like Breitbart and Drudge Report, as well as apps hosted on the Google Cloud Platform, including Snapchat, Discord and Spotify. @snapchatsupport tweet: Many Snapchatters are having trouble using the app as well as our
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The Fifth Brigade of the Zimbabwean army, trained by North Korea, practice karate at Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, in May 1984. When former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was elected into power in 1980 following the country’s independence, military training from North Korea became more closely linked to its leadership. Mugabe agreed with then-North Korean
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Morgan Stanley’s lead stock market analyst said investors are making a mistake by ignoring his calls to batten down the hatches. “While [second-quarter] earnings season should come in better than expected, we do not see it as a positive catalyst for the U.S. equity market. Our defensive rotation call last week was met with a
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Photo by Matthew Whiteley, Courtesy of AllBright Neom Organics founder Nicola Elliott (L), FaceGym founder Inge Theron (M) and AllBright Co-founder Debbie Wosskow OBE (R) at the 2018 AllBright FoundHER Festival in London. Speaking on a panel titled “Queen of the Regime: Master Your Routine”, Theron said that in the contemporary business world, companies can
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Pfizer announced on Tuesday it would postpone drug price hikes after an “extensive” conversation between the company’s CEO and President Donald Trump. “Pfizer shares the President’s concern for patients and commitment to providing affordable access to the medicines they need,” Pfizer CEO Ian Read said in a statement. The company said it would defer price
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While engineers can sometimes find ways to change designs or use substitutes for some elements, cobalt could be tough to replace. They haven’t figured out a good substitute that doesn’t reduce performance. “There isn’t a better element than nickel to increase energy density, and there isn’t a better element than cobalt to make the stuff
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Starbucks — Outgoing Executive Chairman Howard Schultz said a recent slowdown in China sales is only temporary, and hinted at a possible collaboration with Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Schulz spoke at an event at the coffee chain’s Roastery store in Shanghai. Separately, Starbucks announced plans to
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