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League of Legends Worlds 2020: Tales from the bubble
For the first time, League of Legends Esports held its renowned World Championship in a closed bubble due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic.
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Yurts, meditation and medication: Getting through election night by tuning it out
The election is winding to a close, but election night might provide more drama than closures. Instead of refreshing social media into the wee hours, some people are choosing to avoid the news altogether and tune in when there's more clarity.
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UBS’s Ermotti Leaves Banking in Pandemic Drift
The departing CEO shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for banking.
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Erdogan’s Assault on Macron Is the Height of Cynicism
Turkey’s president isn’t speaking for Muslims. He just wants to distract from his own failure.
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What If Stocks Don’t Always Go Up? Advice for Millennials
The U.S. stock market could be headed for a lost decade. Here’s what to do.
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‘Pikmin 3 Deluxe’ loses some of its original charm
Adapting the controls for the Switch leaves the game feeling clunkier and shallower than the original.
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Federal Reserve widens terms of Main Street lending program amid a murky timeline on stimulus
Months of fraught negotiations on Capitol Hill have fixed attention on the Fed and what more it can do to expand the reach of its emergency lending programs — particularly the Main Street facility.
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Prosus Has a $5 Billion Solution to a $59 Billion Problem
Why would the European tech company invest in anything but Tencent? 
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How Safe Is Flying in the Age of Coronavirus?
How safe is it to fly? This remains a troubling question. The hopes of airlines for a rebound in travel after an initial collapse ran up against a resurgence of the coronavirus around the world in late 2020. Would-be passengers continue to worry about being stuck in a cabin for an extended time with possibly infectious strangers. The evidence shows the risks aren’t negligible.
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The coronavirus keeps most London theaters dark, while performers stock grocery shelves
Only a handful of venues have announced reopenings — with limited runs, limited casts and socially distanced audiences.
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America’s luxury hotels on the brink
With few guests and fewer staff, a grim future takes shape for America's luxury hotels
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A lofty, light-filled perch in Crystal City, Va.
Renovated two-level Crystal Gateway penthouse has lots of glass and lots of space.
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West Virginia’s surprising boom, and bust, tells the story of Trump’s promise to help the ‘forgotten man’
Under Trump, the once-forgotten Ohio Valley boomed — until this year.
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The unseen machine pushing Trump’s social media megaphone into overdrive
Researchers say the online feedback loop between Trump, high-profile influencers and rank-and-file followers is a danger to the election.
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Don’t Ignore The Good News On Covid-19 From Asia
There’s light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, provided the right lessons are learnt.
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Dow caps volatile October with worst weekly finish since March
The blue chip index posts its second-consecutive monthly loss after a resurgence in coronavirus cases rattles investors.
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Bankers Always Get Paid, No Matter What
It’s hard to see how investment banks can avoid rewarding their top performers, even during a pandemic.
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Walmart backtracks, begins putting guns back in stores
The move comes one day after the nation’s largest retailer announced it would remove firearms displays over fears of “civil unrest.”
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TikTok creators successfully block U.S. app ban with lawsuit
A second TikTok ban, set to take effect Nov. 12, has been halted by a judge in Pennsylvania.
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Swing state voters face major mail delays in returning ballots on time, USPS data shows
The delays loom large over 28 states that require ballots to reach election officials by Election Day to be counted.
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Why Azerbaijan and Armenia Fight With Such Tenacity
Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh has broken out repeatedly since Armenians seized control of the territory and surrounding areas from Azerbaijan, in a war that started soon after the 1991 collapse of the former Soviet Union, killing more than 30,000 people and displacing another 1 million. Despite decades of mediation by the U.S., Russia and France, no peace accord was ever signed. The latest bout of fighting that started Sept. 27, the worst in decades, differs from many previous skirmishes since
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What Beyonce Can Tell Us About M&A
For anyone wondering why a U.S. private equity firm might bid for Australia’s scandal-plagued AMP, just consider the value of its star assets.
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