Yesterday’s robber barons lived like princes; today, they’d rather be monks.When the union-crushing coke and steel magnate Henry Clay Frick left Pittsburgh for New York in 1905, he built himself a Beaux-Arts townhouse the width of a city block, ...

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ATHENS — An Afghan woman is facing arson charges after trying to burn herself to death at a migrants camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this week, officials said on Thursday.The charges are the latest in a series of punishments directed at refug ...

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Nuclear energy will "absolutely" be politically palatable, billionaire philanthropist, technologist and climate change evangelist Bill Gates recently told Andrew Ross Sorkin on CNBC's "Squawk Box."Nuclear power has to overcome a baneful reputati ...

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Shares of GameStop surged as much as 76 percent in early trading on Thursday, in a second day of volatile trading for the video game retailer that was at the center of a retail trading frenzy last month.On Wednesday, GameStop’s shares doubled to ...

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In the documentary “Un Film Dramatique,” the artist Éric Baudelaire fulfills a commission to make a dedicated artwork for Dora Maar, a newly constructed middle school in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris. For the project, Baudelaire filmed 21 stud ...

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The Malone family have been a regular fixture of Gogglebox ever since they joined the Channel 4 show in 2014. Over the years, fans have enjoyed getting to know parents Tom and Julie, their sons Tom Jr and Sean and their lovable dogs. However, th ...

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Downing Street has rejected the idea that Boris Johnson is a "populist" after two Conservative grandees warned their party had drifted away from its core principles.Former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond this week said Mr Johnson was now leading ...

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South Africa’s Olympic champion challenges restrictions of testosterone in female athletes.South Africa’s two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya has filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights that challenges restrictions of testoste ...

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Customers wait outside of a Best Buy store in downtown Toronto, Ontario on November 23, 2020 to pick up their online orders.Geoff Robbins | AFP | Getty ImagesBest Buy's fourth-quarter earnings outpaced Wall Street's expectations Thursday, but it ...

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As the live performing arts continue to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic, here are 10 highlights from the flood of online music content coming in March. (Times listed are Eastern.)‘Die Tote Stadt’Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.; operavision.eu; avail ...

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