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theatlantic.com 3hours ago

At Harrisburg University, Esports Players Are The Only Athletes

The varsity dormitory at Harrisburg University is still under construction. A pile of cardboard debris twists around the base of the stairs; the hallway lights beam an industrial, apricot glow; and when 22-year-old Alex Carrell meets me at the entrance and leads me to his room, we have to dodge the contractors installing carpet on their hands and knees. The wooden doors flanking the hallway are each marked with a nameplate listing the inhabitants inside, punctuated by an angry-looking crimson cyclone holding lightning bolts in its Mickey Mouse–gloved hands—Harrisburg’s mascot, the Storm.
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moneycontrol.com 26 minutes ago

Biggest Oil And Gas Companies In The World: Shell, Saudi Aramco Beaten By Chinese Conglomerate

China#39;s Sinopec continued to lead the world's biggest oil and gas companies in 2018 while U.S. oil and gas company Exxon Mobil ranked sixth.
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law.com 56 minutes ago

Roger Stone's Lawyers Offer Final Defense To Jurors: 'so What?' | Daily Business Review

The jury is expected to begin deliberations Thursday. : When it comes to Roger Stone's contacts with the Trump campaign about WikiLeaks in 2016, Stone's attorney had a clear message: "So what?" Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at jathomsen@alm.com. On Twitter: @jacq_thomsen Cheryl Miller tracks law firm cannabis practices and clears the haze around the biggest legal issues. Sign up for the weekly Higher Law newsletter. Judge Amy Berman Jackson reiterated that she has already blocked certain topics from coming up during trial.
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law.com 56 minutes ago

Florida Lawyers Embellished Client's Statement--to Praise Themselves | Daily Business Review

"The trial court's reaction, and ours, to such hyperbole is a teaching point and a caution that a client's personal knowledge, however imperfect, is not to be gilded, excessively bolstered, or embellished by her counsel in the hope of improving a case," Third District Court of Appeal Judge Vance E. Salter wrote.
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reuters.com 1 hour, 26 minutes ago

Love Of Cash Hinders India's Move To Digital Economy

India's dependency on cash may slow the country's transition to digital payments despite large numbers of internet and mobile phone users.
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pehub.com 1 hour, 26 minutes ago

Natalie Sandman Joins Spark Capital As Investor

Natalie Sandman has joined Boston firm Spark Capital as an investor focused on early-stage software startups. Sandman will work out of the firm's San Francisco office. Sandman was most recently an investor at [...]
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dealstreetasia.com 1 hour, 26 minutes ago

Indonesia's Payfazz Said To Be In Fresh Funding Talks With Tiger Global, B Capital

Payfazz raised over $21 million from investors including Tiger Global and Yuri Milner's DST Global last year. The post Indonesia's Payfazz said to be in fresh funding talks with Tiger Global, B Capital appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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finance.yahoo.com 1 hour, 36 minutes ago

Here Is What Hedge Funds Think About Genie Energy Ltd (gne)

We are still in an overall bull market and many stocks that smart money investors were piling into surged through October 17th. Among them, Facebook and Microsoft ranked among the top 3 picks and these stocks gained 45% and 39% respectively. Hedge funds' top 3 stock picks returned 34.4% this year and beat the S&P 500 ETFs by 13 percentage points. Investing in index funds guarantees you average returns, not superior returns. We are looking to generate superior returns for our readers.
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businessinsider.com 2 hours, 56 minutes ago

Andrew Yang Tells Tech At Sam Altman's San Francisco Fundraiser

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang had a fundraiser attended by tech workers in San Francisco at supporter and tech investor Sam Altman's house. Altman and Yang talked about their shared interest in "universal basic income" and the argument against breaking up big tech. Yang called the proposal espoused by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders "a knee-jerk 20th-century approach to much more nuanced problems." The former tech executive running in the 2020 election has supporters in Silicon Valley, where employees from Google, Apple, and Facebook have donated large sums to his campaign. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
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prnewswire.com 3 hours, 26 minutes ago

Fsk Prices Public Offering Of $425,000,000 4.125% Notes Due 2025

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $425,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.125% unsecured notes due 2025 (the "Notes"). The Notes will mature on February 1, 2025 and may...
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professionalpensions.com 3 hours, 26 minutes ago

Brunel Launches Emerging Markets Sub-fund With Three Managers

The Brunel Pension Partnership has launched an emerging markets sub-fund following the appointment of Genesis Investment Management, Wellington Management and Investec Asset Management as investment managers.
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