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CAIRO (Reuters) – Twice a week refugees from Sudan and South Sudan gather in a church courtyard in Cairo to play basketball, unfazed by political differences at home. The group includes Christians and Muslims, some of them resident in Egypt since before their two countries divided in 2011. “We’ve all been friends even since before the split,” said Montaser Mohamed from Khartoum, Sudan’s capital. “We used to play before it became divided...

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Suspects in journalist's disappearance had close ties to Saudi prince: NYT

OZAN KOSE | AFP | Getty Images A girl holds a picture of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate on October 8, 2018 in Istanbul.  Several of the suspects who were identified by Turkish officials in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi had close ties to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, The New York Times reported...

Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen announced his diagnosis earlier this month Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, has died aged 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin’s...

Trump says Saudi Arabia faces 'severe punishment' if Khashoggi was killed

Murad Sezer | Reuters Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018.  U.S. President Donald Trump said in a CBS interview on Saturday...

The business behind Michelin stars

Image copyright Michelin Image caption Gordon Ramsay gave out the new Michelin Stars for 2019 Michelin is probably best known as the company that bestows...

The Top 19 Bad Leadership Traits

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Good leaders may also exhibit bad leadership traits every now and then. But if a leader consistently exhibit bad traits, then you better do something about it because the organization may suffer because...

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Leadership Styles – Autocratic Leadership

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An autocratic leader is one who makes unilateral decisions, meaning to say, deciding based on his own judgment and does not invite opinions from others. Also known as a dictator, his words are, metaphorically speaking, law to those under his charge, to be obeyed without debate. Though not always so, an autocratic style of leadership is commonly used alongside...

Leadership – Contributing Factors That Make an Exceptional Leader

There are many contributing factors that lead to effective leadership. Every successful business owner knows that the biggest reason for their success is great leadership. While not everyone possesses the characteristics necessary to...

Leadership in Sports

Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, sports were a huge part of my life as a child, and continue to be today. Back in those days, the only Detroit sports team that could actually be considered competitive was the Detroit Red Wings. Throughout...

How to Determine Small Business Size

Among the things that an entrepreneur needs to have in mind is, the size of the small business they hope to set up. The size is important when it comes to issues like financing and management. The Small Business Administration agency...

Market Extra: What is Brexit? And why is it proving so complicated?

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The United Kingdom is splitting from the European Union’s 28-member trade bloc — 27 members after the U.K.’s departure — in a Byzantine process that so far has taken over two years. Now, the...

YOUR MONEY – Comic heroes teach kids about finance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As any parent knows, getting children to focus can be challenging – even more so when it involves topics like monetary systems. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie But comics...

Gray divorces and tax changes complicate retirement

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When people over the age of 50 get divorced, retirement accounts become a key asset, even more so sometimes than the house or alimony. Lawyers and feuding couples are bracing...

In One Chart: These sudden stock-market plunges really are much more frequent, this chart shows

Maybe investors should be getting more accustomed to stock-market plunges akin to those that rippled though markets last week, knocking more than 830 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday...

5 Ways To Improve Your Brand’s Storytelling

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If you attended the Advertising Week conference in New York City this month, a mentalist may have read—and blown—your mind. There’s a good chance you waited in a line longer than the Great Wall...

Apple’s Face ID Alone Deemed Too Insecure For European Banks

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Apple’s Face ID and Touch ID have become a staple of mobile banking in recent years.ASSOCIATED PRESS Next year millions of people across Europe will suddenly find it harder to log in to their...

50,000 People Flock To Bird In Paris As Scooter Struggles In London Continue

Head of France of US electric scooter-sharing service Bird, Kenneth Schlenker.Getty Just two months after Bird’s electric scooters debuted in Paris, the company told Forbes that 50,000 Parisians...

Hopper Doubles Its Funding And Sets Sights On The Global Stage

Airport deapature board showing Asian destinationsDavid Woolfall Hopper, the Montreal-based flight and hotel booking app, announced this morning that it secured $100 million in Series D funding...