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An elite panel of world leaders has called out China for its bungled coronavirus response and is vowing to shore up the fledgling 'global pandemic alert system' by May

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice COFFRINI/Getty Images A group of world leaders tasked with leading a postmortem on the global response to the coronavirus pandemic has issued a rebuke to China's early handling of the outbreak. The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, which reports to the World Health Organization, chastised the Chinese government on Monday for what it suggested was a bungled response to COVID-19. "Wha...
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Coronavirus Australia live news: Morrison will decide 'over the course of the year' whether to allow international travel

Meanwhile, three of four Covid cases found in Victoria hotel quarantine linked to Australian Open. Follow latest updatesNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsState-by-state restrictions and lockdown rules explainedFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 4.13am GMT The Australian government has added its voice to calls for Russian authorities to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after he was arrested this week on his return to Russia.Overnight a judge in Moscow ordered that Navalny be held ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Russia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Moscow, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Alexei @Navalny, Australian economy, Fsb


Brent crude futures higher as optimism grows government stimulus will steady global economic growth

Brent crude futures edged up on Tuesday as optimism that government stimulus will buoy global economic growth and oil demand trumped concerns that renewed COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns globally could cool fuel consumption.
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Cryptocurrency scheme promoter issued stop now letter by NZ regulator

A woman has been asked to stop promoting a cryptocurrency multi-level marketing scheme which the Commerce Commission believes is likely to be a pyramid selling scheme.The commission has issued a stop now letter to Shelly Cullen... [Author: [email protected]]
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Central Hawke's Bay house prices double in 10 years

House prices in Central Hawke's Bay have more than doubled in 10 years to an average asking price of $545,967 at the end of 2020. That represents a 108 per cent increase since January 2011 when the average asking price was $262,321,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Cuomo asked Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York, as the head of the WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer on Monday to sell its coronavirus vaccine directly to his state. Spencer Platt/Getty Images On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on pharmaceutical company Pfizer to sell doses of its coronavirus vaccine directly to New York state. The proposal to work directly with New York's state government would require Pfizer to bypass the federal government's Operation Warp Speed campaign to vaccinate hundreds of millions of Americans. "The distribution ...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Andrew Cuomo


Air NZ tops the pile of nation's most complained about companies

The Commerce Commission has revealed the companies most complained about in the year to June 2020. A document from the Commerce Commission shows Air New Zealand at the top of the pile, with 329 complaints.The pandemic had a severe... [Author: [email protected]]
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Eftpos outage hits retailers in busy lunchtime rush across North Island

Shoppers were left queuing at money machines to pay for goods after the Eftpos system crashed across parts of the North Island at lunchtime today. Electronic transaction company Paymark reported a 10-minute outage that left electronic... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Conversation: Upgrade rage - why you may have to buy a new device

We've probably all been there. We buy some new smart gadget and when we plug it in for the first time it requires an update to work.So we end up spending hours downloading and updating before we can even play with our new toy.But... [Author: [email protected]]
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5 Reasons To Invest In Software Testing

Software testing can help your enterprise increase ROI, enhance customer retention, and show that your enterprise cares about its customers. Here are the 5 reasons why you should invest in software testing. The post 5 Reasons To Invest In Software Testing appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Software Development, Software Testing, Professionalisms, Pratik Mistry


Celebrating MLK Day 2021 in a time of tumult

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in Washington, D.C., in 1963 where he delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech. (Photo via Wikimedia) It's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021. If there's one tiny, thin silver lining to the terrible times we are enduring due to COVID-19 and political unrest, it's that these awful realities should help us focus on Dr. King's efforts. Equal justice: It is the first MLK Day following the creation of the Black Lives Matter movement. The deaths of George Floyd ...
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Important Factors to Consider Before Franchising Your Business

If you’re looking to expand your business, franchising your business could be a great option. Growing a company by franchising can offer many benefits—but you need to be aware of the drawbacks, too. To determine whether or not you should franchise your business, we asked members of Young Entrepreneur Council the following question: What’s one tip you have for business owners who are considering franchising their business? 1. Carefully screen potential franchisees Remember, the folks you bri...
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Cuomo asks Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York as the head of WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer on Monday to sell its coronavirus vaccine directly to his state. Spencer Platt/Getty Images On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Pfizer to sell doses of its coronavirus vaccine directly to New York. The proposal would require Pfizer to bypass the federal government's Operation Warp Speed campaign to vaccinate hundreds of millions of Americans. "The distribution of any doses obtained directly from Pfizer will follow the rigorous guidance the State h...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Healthcare, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins


Space Launch System Delayed Again With Short Test Fire

The test-fire of the Space Launch system rocket two days ago should have lasted eight minutes but the engines shutdown after one minute. Eight minutes is the time to launch the rocket to orbit. A... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Trump is planning to sneak away to Florida instead of attending the Biden inauguration, FAA data reveals

President Donald Trump boarding Air Force One. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump appears to be heading south to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida instead of attending Joe Biden's inauguration.  The Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over the private club for January 20, indicating the president's arrival. One of Trump's final tweets confirmed suspicions that he wouldn't be at the Biden inauguration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
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Coronavirus Australia live news: three of four Covid cases found in Victoria hotel quarantine linked to Australian Open

Stranded Victorians return from Sydney as NSW reports no new community transmission cases. Follow latest updatesNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 12.17am GMT We are talking a lot about Covid-19 vaccines ahead of Australia moving ahead with its vaccination program next month, so I think it is worth reflecting on the global perspective (outside of those Norway deaths, which we have heard a lot about this week): Related: WHO: just 25 Covid vaccine doses a...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Norway, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Berala


Google Workspace Promo Code FREE in Desamark

As a business or an individual, it is important that you keep up with technological advances and continue to follow leading practices. Part of staying on top of best practices is to make sure you are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Levels of National Capability

Prior categorizations of world development were not flexible to changing technology or changing geopolitics. The Second world of the first, second and third world referred to the countries under... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Coronavirus Australia live: three of four Covid-19 cases found in Victorian hotel quarantine linked to the Australian Open

Stranded Victorians return from Sydney as tourism industry warned international border could be shut all year. Follow latest updatesNSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsFollow the global coronavirus liveblog 11.34pm GMT Andrews says that some of the positive cases recorded in the past few days in hotel quarantine have been reclassified as “shedding”, rather than positive cases. He said more details would be released by the health department. 11.32pm GMT Andrews says that of the 10 local gove...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Andrews, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus


Everything we know about Stardew Valley cross-platform support

The recent trend of games getting cross-platform support seems like a natural fit for Stardew Valley. Here's everything we know about cross-platform support.
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The best iPhone chargers for 2021

Need a new iPhone charger? Today's chargers are more convenient and inventive than ever! Here are the best picks, from wireless chargers to the latest MagSafe.
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Intelligent Goal Setting – 2021 Bike Odyssey: Week 2

This report covers the second full week of the year, ending Sunday, January 17. January goal (7 days @ 23 miles): 161 miles Miles ridden for 1/11/2021 to 1/17/2021: 207 miles +46 vs goal This week’s featured ride starts after reaching the Maryland side of the Wilson Bridge, turning around, and heading back to Virginia. […]
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7 Proven Tips to Write Catchy Email Subject Lines That Convert

Get the most from your email campaigns. Follow these 7 proven tips for writing subject lines that convert.
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Mobile ad tech firm Pocketmath shuts down

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for January 19. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: Mobile ad tech firm Pocketmath shuts down, shareholders seek to pressure Omnicom and Home Depot, and how the vaccine could boost pharmacies' business. FILE PHOTO: A man talks on his iPhone at a mobile phone store in New Delh...
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The man accused of breaking the window Ashli Babbitt tried to climb through when she was shot during the Capitol insurrection has been arrested

Riots at the US Capitol Building. Michael Nigro/Pacific Press:LightRocket/Getty Chad Barrett Jones, 42, of Coxs Creek, Kentucky, was arrested in Louisville on Saturday, the FBI said in a news release. Jones is accused of breaking a window of the Capitol building moments before Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot during the insurrection earlier this month.  He's facing multiple charges, including assault on a federal officer, destruction of government property, obstruction of justice, unlawful e...
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Walmart temporarily closes Orange store for COVID-19 sanitizing

Walmart temporarily closed its Orange store for COVID-19 sanitizing Monday, marking the company’s ninth such closure in recent days. The store, at at 2300 N. Tustin St., closed at 2 p.m. and is scheduled to reopen at at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20. The downtime will give workers time to restock shelves and allow third-party cleaning crews to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building to guard against the spread of coronavirus. Stores like Walmart are typically closed when employees test positive o...
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Turners Automotive upgrades 2021 earnings guidance

Turners Automotive has upgraded its 2021 annual earnings forecast for the second time in a row, led by its finance wing.The company, which is involved in car auctions, vehicle finance and insurance, now expects its net profit to... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Warehouse apologises after sexist children's bike description

The Warehouse has apologised for an "unacceptable" advertisement that described boys' bikes with features easy enough for a girl to use.The description has raised the ire of customers, forcing the company to make changes in the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Josh Emett's plea to overseas Kiwi chefs - 'Come home, I'll pay some of your airfare'

Celebrity chef Josh Emett is pleading for Kiwi chefs overseas to come home and is offering to pay part of their airfare back to New Zealand.Emett, who runs popular Auckland restaurants The Oyster Inn and Onslow, says many hospitality... [Author: [email protected]]
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