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Kellogg said it's permanently replacing around 1,400 striking factory workers

Kellogg's workers demonstrate at a plant in Battle Creek, Michigan, on October 7, 2021.Rey Del Rio/Getty Images Kellogg said it's replacing striking factory workers after the union representing them rejected a pay deal. The union is representing about 1,400 striking Kellogg workers. They went on strike in October over what they described as unfair pay and benefits. Kellogg said it's permanently replacing striking workers who rejected the latest pay deal in a long-running union dis...
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Bill Gates thinks the 'acute phase' of COVID-19 pandemic will be over in 2022, despite the emergence of the Omicron variant

Microsoft cofounder and former CEO Bill Gates thinks that the 'acute phase' of the pandemic will end in 2022.Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Bill Gates said in his blog that he thinks the "acute phase" of the pandemic will come to an end in 2022. He said the world is better prepared to tackle potentially bad variants than at any other point in the pandemic so far. It comes as the Omicron variant, which he described as "concerning," spreads worldwide. Microsoft cofounder Bil...
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Bill Gates says 2021 was the 'most unusual and difficult' year of his life after his divorce and lack of human interaction during the pandemic

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said 2021 was the most difficult year of his life.Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates wrote in his blog that 2021 was the most difficult and unusual year of his life. His divorce with Melinda French Gates brought about "great personal sadness" for him, he said. The billionaire said the lack of social interaction in the COVID-19 pandemic was strange for him. Bill Gates wrote in his blog on Tuesday...
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Women earned $2 million less than men during 40-year careers as a doctor, a study finds

Female doctors earned $2 million less than male doctors over a 40-year career span, a study found.FatCamera/Getty Images Male doctors earned $2 million more than female doctors over a simulated 40-year period, a study found. The largest pay gap was $2.5 million between male and female surgical specialists, per the study. The lead author told The NYT the pay gap is probably bigger now compared to the study's 2014-2019 data. Female doctors earned on average $2 million less than male doctors...
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A Cathay Pacific pilot says he's spent nearly 150 days in COVID-19 quarantine in 2021, according to a report

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 747.LAURENT FIEVET/Getty Images A Cathay Pacific pilot has been in COVID-19 quarantine for nearly 150 days in 2021, he told the BBC. Cathay Pacific crew must follow Hong Kong's strict quarantine rules even when overseas, the BBC said. Travelers entering Hong Kong are required to isolate for between 14 and 21 days. A Cathay Pacific pilot said he's spent nearly 150 days in quarantine this year because of Hong Kong's strict COVID-19 rules, the BBC reported Mon...
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Tesla is replacing Autopilot cameras in some Model S, X, and 3 vehicles as circuit board faults risk hampering visibility: report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk.Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla is repairing some Autopilot cameras due to faulty circuit boards, per documents seen by CNBC. Faulty cameras cause the video feed on the Tesla's main display to go blank or flash, per CNBC. The carmaker hasn't issued a recall but is replacing the cameras for free, per CNBC. Tesla is replacing the Autopilot cameras in some of its vehicles because internal faulty circuit boards are preventing them from working properly, according to a CNBC ...
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Elon Musk says SpaceX is building a launch pad for Starship orbital flights on Florida's eastern coastline

SpaceX's Starship and CEO Elon Musk.SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX has started building a launch pad in Florida for Starship rocket flights, Elon Musk said. It will have a better launch tower and ground systems than SpaceX's launch pad at Starbase, per Musk. SpaceX has leased Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center from NASA since 2014. Elon Musk said on Friday that SpaceX is constructing a launch pad for its Starship spaceship in Florida ahead of the rocket&#...
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Elon Musk 'is making the rules' in space with rapid expansion of SpaceX's Starlink internet service, agency boss says

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.Pool Elon Musk is "making the rules" in space, European Space Agency boss told the Financial Times. The ESA boss urged European countries to stop enabling Musk to dominate the space industry. Governments in Europe should give equal opportunities to internet providers, he told the FT. Rapid expansion of SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service is letting CEO Elon Musk make the rules in the sector, the head of the European Space Agency said. "You have one person own...
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SpaceX secures 3 more crewed flights from NASA due to Boeing Starliner delays

An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship.SpaceX SpaceX has been awarded three additional commercial crew flights by NASA, per the agency.  The deal comes amid delays in certifying Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, due to hardware issues.  NASA's Kathy Lueders said it was critical to begin securing additional flights to the ISS now. SpaceX has been awarded three more commercial crew flights to the International Space Station (ISS) by NASA, the agency reported. It comes after ...
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Story about millionaire German shepherd selling a 9-bedroom Miami mansion was a ruse: AP

The German Shepherd Gunther VI runs on the grounds of a house formally owned by the pop star Madonna.AP Editor's note, November 24: On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that a story it published about a German shepherd selling a mansion in Miami was the result of a publicity stunt designed to mislead reporters.The AP had previously reported that the dog, Gunther VI, was selling a mansion that had once been owned by the pop singer Madonna. Insider published a story based on this prev...
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Inside Blue Origin's Astronaut Village where space tourists sleep in Airstream trailers and hang out around a firepit: 'It's not a five-star hotel.'

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has a campsite for its passengers called Astronaut Village.Blue Origin/Joe Raedle/Getty Images Blue Origin passengers sleep in Airstream trailers in the company's Astronaut Village before launch. Passenger Chris Boshuizen told Insider that the trailers reminded him of the Apollo era. There's a restaurant, a bar, and a firepit where passengers and staff congregate in the afternoons. Space tourists about to blast 62 miles above Earth on board a rocket made by...
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SpaceX's Starlink has no licence to operate in India and the public should steer clear until it does, say lawmakers

Starlink has begun taking pre-bookings for the service in India, according to government officials.Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Indian government has said SpaceX's Starlink has no license to operate in the country. Despite this, Starlink is taking pre-bookings for its satellite-internet service, per officials. Elon Musk's company told Reuters that it had no comment on the situation "for now." Indian lawmakers said Elon Musk's Starlink internet service has no licence to ...
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Macy's CEO says he wants Biden to push back the vaccine mandate deadline as the retailer scrambles to hire more staff

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette said the company needed more time to implement the vaccine mandate.Santiago Felipe/Getty Images Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette said he wants Biden's vaccine mandate to be delayed, per NYT. Gennette told The Times that he'd prefer the mandate to kick in around February 2022. Macy's has offered $500 bonuses to staff who recruit a friend or relative, Gennette said. Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette says he wants President Joe Biden to push back the vaccine manda...
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Israel has reported its first COVID-19 case involving a 'worrying' new coronavirus variant that's spreading fast in southern Africa

An Israeli woman receives a third Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Ramat Ha Sharon on July 30, 2021.AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner Israel has reported its first COVID-19 case involving a "worrying" new coronavirus variant. The B.1.1.529 variant was detected in a person traveling to Israel from Malawi, the Israeli health ministry said. The variant, which appears to have emerged in southern Africa, is concerning experts. Israel has identified its first COVID-19 case involving a "worrying" new c...
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SpaceX has pushed back delivery times for some Starlink preorders and apologized to customers, saying that silicon shortages have slowed production of its internet kit

Elon Musk's SpaceX offered an apology to some of its Starlink customers.Picture Alliance/Getty Images Elon Musk's SpaceX apologized to Starlink preorder customers for shipping delays. Silicon shortages have slowed down Starlink's production rate, per the company's email. A Starlink customer said the mid- to late 2021 delivery date he was given was delayed to January 2022. SpaceX has apologized to Starlink customers after pushing back some preorders, saying that silicon shortag...
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Joe Biden is spending Thanksgiving at the private equity billionaire David Rubenstein's Nantucket mansion

US President Joe Biden pardons Peanut Butter the turkey during the 74th annual Thanksgiving turkey pardoning in the Rose Garden of the White House on November 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Joe Biden is staying at the billionaire David Rubenstein's property in Nantucket for Thanksgiving. The Bidens have spent most Thanksgivings on the Massachusetts island since the 1970s. They have previously stayed at Rubenstein's property. He is the cofounder of The Carlyle ...
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A Florida restaurant is testing a 4-day week as hospitality sector workers say they're burnt out amid the labor shortage

A restaurant in Florida is testing a four-day work week for staff, according to a report.Getty Images An Asian fusion restaurant in Florida started offering a four-day week to its kitchen staff, Creative Loafing reported. The restaurant has since doubled its kitchen staff and opens seven days a week, the owner told the publication. Revenue has increased by 30% and staff are getting more tips, per the report. A Florida restaurant is testing a four-day work week for busy kitchen staff as it se...
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Bill Gates' nuclear-power firm will help build a $170 million experimental nuclear reactor in Idaho

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates.Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates' TerraPower is helping to build another nuclear reactor — this time in Idaho. It's partnering with the utility company Southern Company on an experimental molten-chloride fast reactor. The Department of Energy is funding 80% of the $170 million project, Bloomberg reported. Bill Gates's nuclear-power firm, TerraPower, is helping to build a small experimental nuclear reactor in Idaho that is expected to cos...
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Biden's first flight on the $217 million presidential helicopter was pushed back after the Pentagon deemed it unreliable in an emergency: report

Future Marine One helicopter.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Biden's first flight on the new presidential helicopter has been delayed, Bloomberg reported. The Pentagon said in a report that the chopper wasn't reliable in emergency missions, per Bloomberg. The helicopter is part of a 23-aircraft program costing $5 billion, set to replace the current fleet. The Pentagon has delayed President Joe Biden's first flight on the new $217 million presidential helicopter after it dee...
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Blue Origin reveals the 6 passengers for its next spaceflight, including Good Morning America anchor Michael Strahan and the daughter of the first American to fly to space

Good Morning America co-anchor Michael Strahan is set to blast into space along with five other passengers in Blue Origin's rocket in December.Roy Rochlin/Getty Images/PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has announced six passengers for the next flight on its New Shepard rocket. They include Good Morning America anchor Michael Strahan and Laura Shepard Churchley. Shepard Churchley is the daughter of Alan Shepard, who Blue Origin named its rocket after. Jeff Bezos' rocket...
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Get ready to pay up to 30% more for your Christmas tree this year: report

Shoppers should prepare to pay up to 30% more for Christmas trees this year, experts told Newsday.Tom Werner/Getty Images Real and artificial Christmas trees are set to cost 30% more this year, experts told Newsday. The supply chain crisis, last year's high demand, and the 2008 economic recession are behind the price hike. One seller bumped its Christmas tree prices by $5 because its supplier increased costs. Consumers should prepare to pay up to 30% more for Christmas trees this year bec...
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Elon Musk said Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022

Tesla's Model S Plaid may launch in China around March, Elon Musk tweeted.Tesla/Hannibal Hanschke Pool/Getty Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022, Elon Musk tweeted. The electric vehicle maker delivered the first examples of its Model S Plaid in June. The car can reach zero to 60 miles-per-hour in two seconds and costs $130,000, per Tesla. Elon Musk said on Monday that Tesla's Model S Plaid will probably launch in China around March 2022.In respons...
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A toymaker says it's struggling to get its popular $15 squishy dumplings on shelves before Christmas because of the supply chain crisis and labor shortage

WowWee said its dumpling toys have been impacted by the supply chain crisis and labor shortage.WowWee Supply chain chaos has left a toymaker struggling to get its squishy dumplings on store shelves. The shipping crisis, labor shortages, and transport backlogs are to blame, its MD of sales told CNN. "There's no chance of getting more unless we put them on planes," he said. The maker of a popular squishy dumpling toy says the shipping crisis and labor shortage have left it scrambling to get...
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Elon Musk congratulates space startup Astra for reaching orbit for the first time

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.REUTERS/Mike Blake Elon Musk commended California-based company Astra Space for reaching orbit for the first time.  The firm's rocket hit its target orbit nine minutes after liftoff, per CNBC. "Congrats! Orbit is not easy," Musk wrote in a tweet to Astra.  Elon Musk congratulated Astra Space, a California-based company, for successfully reaching orbit for the first time. On Saturday, the startup, which specializes in launch vehicles, blasted its LV0007 rocke...
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See the designs of the $11 million luxury apartments inside the world's biggest superyacht, which includes access to bars, restaurants, and a beach club

Somnio Superyacht.Winch Design/Luttenberger Design The world's biggest yacht has revealed drawings of what its $11 million apartments could look like. Its maker, Somnio, said some apartments have been sold, but owners have to be invited to buy one. The largest apartment on the superyacht is set to stretch across nearly the entire top deck. At 728 feet-long, the Superyacht Somnio is set to be the world's largest yacht, costing around $600 million. Somnio Superyacht.Winch Design Sou...
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Staff shortages have hit business owners hard at a hugely popular vacation spot in the UK — even as tourists flock back

Aerial view of Darmouth, Devon, next to a poster about staff shortages at a cafe.Getty Images/Kate Duffy Restaurants, cafes, and stores in South England are struggling with staff shortages. I went on vacation there recently and saw lots of recruitment ads and worker shortage signs. Some businesses were happy to hire people with no prior experience. Devon, a popular tourist destination in South West England, is suffering from a severe shortage of staff in stores, cafes, and restaurants. A re...
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A group of crypto investors who raised more than $40 million to buy a rare copy of the US Constitution ended up losing the auction

A first printing of the final text of the US Constitution, on display at Sotheby's in New York on September 17, 2021.Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images A group of crypto investors lost out to an anonymous bidder in an auction for a rare copy of the US Constitution. The document, a first printing of the Constitution, was sold for $43.2 million on Thursday. The crypto group, ConstitutionDAO, crowdfunded more than $40 million for its bid. A rare copy of the US Constitution was sold at auc...
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A millionaire German shepherd dog is selling a 9-bedroom Miami mansion previously owned by Madonna, with an asking price of more than $30 million

German Shepherd Gunther VI runs on the grounds of a house formally owned by pop star Madonna.ASSOCIATED PRESS A German shepherd dog is selling a nine-bedroom waterfront mansion in Miami, AP reported. Madonna previously owned the mansion until selling it to the trust of Gunther VI, the dog, in 2000. Gunther VI's trust, which originates from an ancestor's wealthy owner, is worth nearly $500 million, per AP. A German shepherd dog called Gunther VI is selling a Miami mansion that was prev...
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A millionaire German shepherd is selling a 9-bedroom Miami mansion previously owned by Madonna, with an asking price of more than $30 million

The German Shepherd Gunther VI runs on the grounds of a house formally owned by the pop star Madonna.AP A German shepherd is selling a nine-bedroom waterfront mansion in Miami, the AP reported. Madonna previously owned the mansion until selling it to the trust of Gunther VI, a dog, in 2000. The trust originates from an ancestor's wealthy owner and is worth almost $500 million, the AP said. A German shepherd called Gunther VI is selling a Miami mansion that was previously owned by the pop ...
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Elon Musk said SpaceX will fly its Starship spaceship into orbit for the first time in January, but warned the first attempt might not be a success

Elon Musk said in a video call that SpaceX will launch Starship spaceship in January.SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk said SpaceX wants to fly its Starship spaceship to orbit for the first time in January. He said Starship's first flight might not succeed, but it would reach orbit sometime in 2022. The new date comes later than expected — Musk first predicted July, then November for first flight. Elon Musk said on Wednesday that SpaceX is planning to launch its Starship...
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