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The price of the PlayStation 5 may top $450, and that could cost Sony the next major battle with Xbox in the console wars (SNE, MSFT)

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This holiday, the next-generation Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox video game consoles are scheduled to arrive. Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X are largely known quantities at this point, except for one major detail: Price. The PlayStation 5 could cost nearly $500, sources within the company told Bloomberg, due to manufacturing costs and […]

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6 life insurance mistakes you don’t want to make

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Life insurance is one topic that causes a lot of confusion among Americans. We asked life insurance experts the biggest mistakes they see people make when buying a policy. The most common mistake cited was not buying enough life insurance to cover future needs. Policygenius can help you get the right life insurance coverage for […]

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Huge Locust Outbreak in East Africa Reaches South Sudan

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The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years of civil war, officials announced Tuesday. Around 2,000 locusts were spotted inside the country, Agriculture Minister Onyoti Adigo told reporters. Authorities will try to control […]

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YouTuber Jake Paul is teaching people willing to pay how to become an influencer — again

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Over the weekend, YouTuber Jake Paul launched an online platform designed to teach “young adults” practical skills outside of a typical education and how to monetize their creative pursuits. The launch event for the $20-a-month platform, called the Financial Freedom Movement, featured cannons shooting $1 dollar bills into the crowd and a meet-and-greet with Paul, […]

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Afghan President Cautiously Hopeful About US-Taliban Deal

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday voiced cautious optimism about a partial truce agreed between the Taliban and U.S. and said that a further announcement was expected in the coming 10 days. The agreement for a seven-day “reduction in violence” announced this week after long negotiations between Washington and the jihadists has raised hopes that […]

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Netflix’s most influential execs in 2020 range from a new marketing chief to a content VP now in charge of consumer products (NFLX)

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Netflix is facing off in 2020 against legacy media and tech companies, including Disney and Apple — and soon AT&T, Comcast, and Quibi. Business Insider identified the 54 most influential executives within Netflix and their roles within the organization. Get a sneak peek below, and view the exclusive interactive chart on BI Prime. Visit Business […]

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Death Toll From Pakistan Toxic Gas Leak Rises to 14

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A gas leak in the southern port city of Karachi has killed 14 people and sickened hundreds more, Pakistani health officials said Tuesday. The leak set off a panic in Karachi and raised concerns because city officials could not immediately identify the source and the type of gas involved. Officials said there was no suspicion […]

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‘Parasite’ is seeing a huge Oscar bump at the box office. We looked at how other recent best-picture winners have fared.

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“Parasite” earned its biggest North American weekend box office over the long Presidents’ Day weekend with nearly $7 million after winning the Oscar for best picture earlier this month. It’s on its way to scoring one of the biggest post-Oscars box-office bumps in recent memory. Other recent best-picture winners, such as “The Artist,” benefited from […]

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The STAAH and Resbook Partnership Gives Connected Properties Another Opportunity to Enrich Their Distribution and Revenue Strategy

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Leading cloud-based hospitality technology solution provider, STAAH, has announced a partnership with the accommodation software provider, ResBook. The integration of the two hospitality technology giants presents an opportunity for connected properties to automate end-to-end distribution and operations. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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Israeli Court: Netanyahu Corruption Trial to Begin in March

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial will begin on March 17, an Israeli court said Tuesday, just two weeks after national elections are held. Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust under a number of cases in which he is alleged to have accepted lavish gifts from billionaire friends and exchanged […]

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Ethiopia says US Plans ‘Substantial Financial Support’

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America’s top diplomat in his final Africa stop has discussed reforms with America’s top diplomat in his final Africa stop on Tuesday discussed political reforms with Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister and the U.S. plans to provide “substantial financial support” to strengthen them, Ethiopia said. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was expected to speak […]

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Here’s how Sterling White went from Section 8 housing, gunshots, and food stamps to a thriving real-estate portfolio with 587 units — all in less than 4 years

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Sterling White, founder of Sonder Investment Group, turned extremely negative circumstances into a successful venture in real estate. In less than four years time, White accumulated 587 units through the “BRRRR” method — buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat. White details how influential one specific mentor was to his success. Click here for more BI Prime […]

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Portugal: Airline Suspension by Venezuela is Unjustified

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Venezuela’s decision to suspend TAP Air Portugal’s flights to Caracas is “completely unfounded and unjustified,” Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said Tuesday. “I can’t see any kind of justification” for the 90-day suspension, Santos Silva said. Venezuelan authorities took the step Monday after TAP last week carried opposition leader Juan Guaido and his uncle […]