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Opting out: Some of China’s ‘996’ tech tribe quit, seek less stress

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – For over six years Qi Yaqian was a proud member of China’s so-called 996 tech tribe, working nights and weekends at Nuomi, a group deals website. FILE PHOTO: An IT employee takes off shoes as he prepares to sleep in a capsule bed unit at Xiangshui Space during lunch break in Beijing’s Read More

Disney parks lift earnings, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ streaming date announced

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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s theme parks lifted quarterly earnings past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, helping offset big investments to support the media and entertainment company’s bid to draw audiences to streaming media. FILE PHOTO: The entrance to Walt Disney studios is seen in Burbank, California, U.S. August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Shares Read More

Disney parks lift earnings, streaming date for ‘Avengers: Endgame’ announced

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(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s theme parks lifted quarterly earnings past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, helping offset big investments to support the media and entertainment company’s bid to draw audiences to streaming media. FILE PHOTO: The entrance to Walt Disney studios is seen in Burbank, California, U.S. August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Shares Read More

Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post

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(Reuters) – Economic commentator Stephen Moore has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board after weeks of criticism about his political partisanship, shifting views on interest rate policy, and sexist comments about women. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. Read More

France retains crown of world’s top tourist destination despite Yellow Vest protests

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Neither torched shops, nor tear gas on the Champs Elysées during the months of Yellow Vest protests could deprive France of remaining the world’s most visited country by tourists, breaking another record in 2018. According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights spent in the country’s hotels, campsites and youth hostels reached Read More

How to say the ‘R-word’: bank executives grapple with recession talk

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Executives at the largest U.S. banks are grappling with how to best talk about the slowing economy and its impact on their businesses as they enter earnings season, people familiar with their thinking told Reuters. Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Michael Corbat speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Read More

US denies visa to ICC chief prosecutor, unhappy with her probing American war crimes in Afghanistan

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Washington has annulled the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, after the State Department vowed to shield Americans from “unjust prosecutions” of possible war crimes in Afghanistan. “We can confirm that the US authorities have revoked the prosecutor’s visa for entry into the US,” Bensouda’s office told Reuters in Read More