Shares of the mortgage-origination specialist pulled back on imperfect guidance in its earnings report.
The public’s sudden interest in the cognitive board game was made popular solely thanks to the October-released Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, and it’s been such a hit that chess sets have been flying off the shelves. The Netflix period drama follows the story of a chess prodigy named Beth Harmon who masterfully defeats her opponents as the only woman in the then-male-dominated world of chess. According to the New York Times, Goliath Games, a toy company that sells several varieties of chess sets, reported that sales are up more than 1,000 percent compared with this time last year.
Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen weighed in the stimulus negotiations Wednesday saying developments were “very disappointing to say the least.”
The U.N. drug agency's member states on Wednesday narrowly voted to remove cannabis from the most tightly controlled category of narcotic drugs, following the World Health Organization's recommendation to make research into its medical use easier. The annual Commission on Narcotic Drugs, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime's governing body, voted 27-25 with one abstention to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, a global text governing drug controls, a U.N. statement said.
More than a million lateral flow tests are being sent out to England’s 385 biggest care homes, the Government said.
New York City wasn’t built for a shutdown. With buildings seemingly stacked on top of each other, the teeming crowds of people weaving between them, and countless nooks and crannies hiding tantalizing secrets for those who stumble upon them, “the city that never sleeps” was given that nickname for millions of reasons. As much as any city can have a pulse, New York has […]
Firms given hope of return to normality next year
"I own you, Juliet."
The rapper first teased the line on Instagram back in June
Hollywood has tweaked its return-to-work protocols as more and more films and TV shows have had to pause production after members of their casts and crews tested positive for Covid-19. Under a new agreement that took effect November 30, producers will now have to notify the unions of positive test results on their shows so […]
The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has been shown to be 95% effective and works in all age groups.
Majority of country will not get protection before the spring
A 12th former NFL player has admitted to participating in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program. Former Washington Football Team and San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Lexington, Kentucky, to one charge of conspiring to defraud a program set up to reimburse former players for out-of-pocket medical expenses, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan.
MPs urge government to ensure businessman plugs £350m shortfall in pension scheme
The executive producers of ABC drama "Big Sky" have issued a response to criticism from multiple Indigenous groups that the series does not have any tribal representation despite being set in being set in an area with a disproportionately high rate of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women & Girls (MMIWG), and depicting abductions that occur […]
Brooks Running is on a hot streak during the pandemic as people pick up outside running to stay fit.
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"Happy Birthday to my Lioness,"Asghari captioned a sweet video of the two
Mr Emhoff has announced he is leaving his law firm to take a role in the Biden administration
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Footfall down on last year as English shops reopen after lockdown. Spending levels for ‘Wild Wednesday’ lag behind last week’s Black Friday levels