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Virat Kohli put the birth of his first child before cricket. That sends a strong message to Indian men about fatherhood

Dhoni had skipped the birth of his daughter to compete in the World Cup in Australia, saying: “I am on national duties, so I think everything else can wait.” Five years later, the same dilemma faces another Indian cricket captain. Only this time Virat Kohli has put his family before his profession. Kohli announced last […]

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Covid is killing more than 2,000 people a day in the U.S. as infections and hospitalizations hit records

El Paso County Medical Examiner’s Office staff lock-up the mobile morgues before moving bodies that are in bags labeled “Covid” from refrigerated trailers into the morgue office amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. November 23, 2020. Ivan Pierre Aguirre | Reuters For the first time since the beginning of the […]

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Barclays says markets ‘rightly’ optimistic on growth and tips S&P 500 to hit 4,000 points next year

Markets are right to be optimistic about the global economic outlook in 2021, with growth returning and inflation rising but staying below central bank targets, according to Barclays Head of Economics Research Christian Keller. In its 2021 outlook, the British lender projected global gross domestic product growth of 5.6% in 2021, rebounding from a 3.6% […]

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North Korean hackers suspected of targeting vaccine maker AstraZeneca in cyberattack, Reuters reports

According to Reuters, North Korean hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp in order to approach AstraZeneca staff, including those working on coronavirus research, with fake job offers. The suspected hackers then sent documents — some using Russian email addresses — purporting to be job descriptions that were in fact laced with […]