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Opposition Leader, US, Voice Concern Over Stalled Bolivia Poll Count

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The main opposition candidate in Bolivia’s presidential election Monday blasted unexplained delays in announcing the results and accused President Evo Morales of trying to avoid a second round run-off. Carlos Mesa, a former president who came a close second to Morales in Sunday’s polls, accused the long-time incumbent of colluding with the electoral court to […]

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One of Tesla’s most vocal investors sold more than $39 million of the stock ahead of the company’s earnings report (TSLA)

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ARK Investment Management, a relatively small but extremely vocal supporter of Tesla, has trimmed its stake by 150,000 shares ahead of the company’s earnings report to be released Wednesday. Ren Leggi, the firm’s lead portfolio manager, said ARK’s conviction is strong as ever, but the sales were related to overall trading strategies. Tesla remains the […]

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Renewed Disturbances in Chile; Many Line Up for Food

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Hundreds of protesters are defying an emergency decree to confront police in Chile’s capital, continuing disturbances that have left at least 11 dead and led the president to say the country is “at war.” Police used tear gas and streams of water to break up protests on one of Santiago’s main streets Monday. Meanwhile, many […]

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California Limits Use of Independent Contractors, Creating Significant Liabilities and Penalties for California Hotel and Restaurant Employers – By Jim Butler

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As of January 1, 2020, California employers will need to comply with a new law which codifies a heightened standard of classifying an individual as an independent contractor. The new law can have significant implications for hospitality industry employers. Marta Fernandez, hotel lawyer and a partner in JMBM’s Labor & Employment department, discusses the new […]

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YouTuber PewDiePie says he’s been ‘banned’ in China after comparing the country’s president to Winnie the Pooh

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PewDiePie, the most popular solo YouTuber in the world, recently said he has been “banned from China” after he posted a video featuring memes related to China and its president. In the video, PewDiePie drew similarities between Chinese president Xi Jinping and Winnie the Pooh, a comparison made by many pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters. It’s […]

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Thousands Protest Against Haiti’s President

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Thousands of people demonstrated on Sunday in Port-au-Prince, demanding that Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise step down. “Jovenel is incapable and incompetent, he must pack his bags because Haiti must live,” said one of the protesters, Jean Ronald. “It is not normal to live in such an unequal country,” Ronald added, standing in front of the […]

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Elon Musk, who claims he’s low on cash, recently sold his LA mansion for nearly $4 million — and that was just one of several properties he owns in the area. Take a look inside his real-estate portfolio.

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Elon Musk testified that he is “financially illiquid,” according to a legal filing written by the lawyer for British diver Vernon Unsworth, who is suing Musk for defamation. Prior to reports about Musk’s “low on cash” claims, the Tesla CEO sold a Brentwood, California, mansion for almost $4 million in late August — and that […]

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Elegant owns and operates seven hotels with 588 rooms and a beachfront restaurant on the island of Barbados. Six of the seven properties are situated along the prestigious west coast of Barbados commonly known as the ‘Platinum Coast.’ The majority of Elegant properties are operated as all-inclusive resorts. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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MORGAN STANLEY: US stocks are poised to end their worldly dominance for the first time since the financial crisis. Here’s the best way to profit from that shift.

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The outperformance of US stocks over their international counterparts that’s been in place since the financial crisis is at an “inflection point,” according to Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. The firm demonstrated that a rotation is already underway in Europe, and laid out more reasons why international stocks could deliver a huge payout to US investors […]

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Indian Village Suffers as Auto Sector Lays Off Thousands

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India’s rural areas are feeling the pinch as the country’s once booming automobile sector struggles with it worst downturn in two decades and an estimated 350,000 workers employed in auto plants and ancillary industries lose jobs. Anjana Pasricha visited a village near the booming business and auto hub of Gurugram district in Haryana state to […]

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A pair of big calls from BlackRock’s $1.7 trillion bond chief, why Byron Wien is fleeing to cash, and your guide to conquering earnings season

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Dear Readers, There are few individuals on Wall Street as hard-working and effective as Rick Rieder, the CIO of global fixed income and head of global allocation at BlackRock. He wakes up at 3:30 a.m. every morning to oversee his $1.7 trillion empire, combing through mountains of data and corraling his massive team of money […]

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Professional hackers managed to sneak fake horoscope apps past Amazon and Google that spied on people’s conversations with Alexa and Google Assistant

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Whitehat hackers have proven that it’s possible to develop malicious apps hosted by Google Home or Amazon Alexa that spy on users’ conversations and phish for personal information like passwords. The eavesdropping apps, posing as astrology apps and random number generators, passed Amazon and Google security checks, meaning they could be downloaded onto any Alexa […]

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Aussie Papers Launch Front Page Censorship Protest

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Australia’s biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry. Australia has no constitutional safeguards for free speech, although the government added a provision to protect whistleblowers when it strengthened counter-espionage […]

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US neobank Chime suffers major outage

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This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. US neobank Chime was hit by an outage on Wednesday that lasted more than 24 hours, leaving customers unable to make withdrawals […]