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The top 10 most active clean-energy investors in 2019

Investors bet the most money on clean energy last year since 2010. These are the 10 most active investors, according to BloombergNEF. Venture capital and private equity investors flooded clean energy with $10.5 billion in 2019, according to a new...

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace at 6.1% in nearly three decades in 2019.

China's economic growth slowed to its weakest rate in nearly 30 years — to 6.1% last year, from 6.6% in 2018. The declining growth rate comes amid a bruising trade war with the US. It also follows news that,...

Disgraced US congress member Chris Collins to serve 26 months in prison for insider trading

Former Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y. has been sentenced to 26 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to insider trading charges. He had resigned from the US Congress last year. Collins spoke in court Friday, apologizing to his family and...

TrueDialogue’s Private Text Messages for millions left “completely unsecured and unencrypted.”

What you say in a text message can hurt you – even if it’s supposed to be private. This is the lesson a recent data leak by TrueDialogue is causing to resound. The popular text messaging firm left its...

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives the Bookcity Milano Prize

Nigerian author and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been honoured with the Bookcity Milano Prize at the Bookcity Literary Festival days ago. The author revealed the news on her Instagram, sharing photos of herself looking gorgeous. She wrote: “Delighted to...

Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to take the honours. Now aged 32, it is Messi’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and his...

Uber founder Travis Kalanick sells $500m stake as shares

Uber co-founder and director Travis Kalanick sold more than half a billion dollars worth of stock last week after the company’s lockup period expired. Uber’s 180-day restriction on inside and early investor sales came to an end Wednesday, sending the...

American Police still Spend A Lot Of Time Spying on Black Citizens

This might not come as a surprise to many people, especially people in the Black community, but the FBI spends a lot of time and resources spying on Black Americans. The FBI and its counterterrorism division recently created a...

89-year-old Italian Auschwitz Survivor Placed Under Police Protection

Paramilitary police have been assigned to protect Liliana Segre, an 89-year-old Italian senator who says she receives up to 200 hate messages per day after pushing Parliament to approve a committee to combat anti-Semitism and racism. Several right-wing parties...

Billionaires’ Wealth Falls for First Time Since 2015

Last year, the world’s richest citizens saw some $388 billion of their collective wealth evaporate, the first loss in three years. In particular, Chinese tycoons, who now number 48 fewer than in 2018, fared the worst, according to the...

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