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From Feigning Intimacy to Falling in Love

From Feigning Intimacy to Falling in Love

From Feigning Intimacy to Falling in Love From Feigning Intimacy to Falling in Love It was a few days before Rosh Hashana, and Dr. Margaret Swenson Soper suddenly found herself with no plans. She had just learned that the tickets she thought she had to attend services had fallen through, and was feeling sorry for herself. “I had a little …

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Airbnb Reveals Falling Revenue, With Travel Hit by Pandemic

Airbnb Reveals Falling Revenue, With Travel Hit by Pandemic

Airbnb Reveals Falling Revenue, With Travel Hit by Pandemic Airbnb Reveals Falling Revenue, With Travel Hit by Pandemic SAN FRANCISCO — Airbnb, the home rental service that disrupted the travel industry and was itself disrupted by the coronavirus, took a major step toward one of the year’s largest initial public offerings when it revealed declining revenue and growing losses in …

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‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai

‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai

‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai ‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai DUBAI — For years, Israeli entrepreneurs slipped in and out of the United Arab Emirates incognito, traveling on second passports or doing business through third parties. So when more than two dozen Israeli high-tech executives turned up in Dubai recently, …

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Anger in Chile After Boy Is Shown Falling From Bridge During Police Clashes

Anger in Chile After Boy Is Shown Falling From Bridge During Police Clashes

Anger in Chile After Boy Is Shown Falling From Bridge During Police Clashes Anger in Chile After Boy Is Shown Falling From Bridge During Police Clashes SANTIAGO — Security forces in Chile’s capital, Santiago, were accused of misconduct Friday after a video emerged showing a teenage boy falling from a bridge into a river during clashes with the police. Video …

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Kenya’s Health Workers, Unprotected and Falling Ill, Walk Off Job

Kenya’s Health Workers, Unprotected and Falling Ill, Walk Off Job

Kenya’s Health Workers, Unprotected and Falling Ill, Walk Off Job Kenya’s Health Workers, Unprotected and Falling Ill, Walk Off Job NAIROBI, Kenya — Doctors in public hospitals say they have not been paid, some for as long as six months. They’re furious that they’ve been given faulty protective gear, or none at all. Hundreds of government health workers have fallen …

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In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks

In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks

In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks In Europe, Millions of Jobless Are Falling Through the Cracks On a typical day, he woke at 5 a.m. to work a business breakfast at one end of Paris, then headed to another part of town to service a glittering political or social dinner ending after midnight. Grabbing a few …

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Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind

Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind

Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind Vouchers for free internet to be given to poorest families amid fears disadvantaged children falling behind The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. Thousands of families without broadband internet …

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Falling Into the Gap Year

Falling Into the Gap Year

Falling Into the Gap Year Falling Into the Gap Year It was only November when Hannah Book, 18, a high school student in Bryn Mawr, Pa., was accepted to her first choice, Emory College in Atlanta. “I got accepted early decision,” she said. “I was really excited, and my mom and I jumped up and down. I felt like all …

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What Pandemic Scams Are People Falling For

A Guide to Pandemic Scams, and What Not to Fall For

What Pandemic Scams Are People Falling For What Pandemic Scams Are People Falling For For one thing, millions of people are filing new claims for unemployment benefits and awaiting stimulus checks. So when a phone call or an email from someone purporting to be a bank or a government official comes in, it is tougher for us to ignore. Plus …

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Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19

Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19 Children Are Falling Ill With a Baffling Ailment Related to Covid-19 One child, 8 years old, arrived at a Long Island hospital near death last week. His brother, a boy scout, had begun performing chest compressions before the ambulance crew arrived. In the past two days alone, the hospital, …

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