Day: November 20, 2022

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to jail for falsely claiming blood tests could diagnose disease
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to jail for falsely claiming blood tests could diagnose disease

HighlightsElizabeth Holmes, who is pregnant, must report to prison in April next year. Prosecutors had sought a 15-year jail term for Holmes. She was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Fallen US biotech star Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced Friday to just over 11 years in prison for defrauding investors with her Silicon Valley

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Alibaba posts lower-than-expected revenue for Q3 2022, delays Hong Kong listing

On Thursday, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba posted a 3% rise in third-quarter revenue from a year ago, hitting RMB 207 billion ($29 billion), slightly lower than the average estimations compiled by Yahoo Finance analysts. The company also reported a net loss of RMB 20.6 billion, which it said was mainly due to the decreased value

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Charles charity: Police pass file on cash-for-honours allegations to CPS

Image source, Andrew Milligan/PA WireImage caption, Police began investigating after newspapers alleged Michael Fawcett (pictured right) offered to help a Saudi donor secure a knighthoodEvidence relating to an alleged cash-for-honours scandal involving one of King Charles III’s charities has been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service, police have said.The Met Police began investigating after newspapers

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These Secrets About Home Alone Will Leave You Thirsty for More

“Home Alone 2: Lost In New York”: E! News RewindIf you come of age in the ’90s, at some point in your childhood you slapped both hands to either side of your face in mock horror.  Sorry, those are just facts.  So popular was Macaulay Culkin’s portrayal of intrepid—and perhaps a touch psychotic—Kevin McCallister, an

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FP Analysis: Pakistan’s doublespeak on ‘peace and cordial ties’ with India

Pakistan President Arif Alvi accused India of indulging in a “no peace policy” earlier this week. File Photo. New Delhi: In a surprising turn of events earlier this week, Pakistan President Arif Alvi accused India of indulging in a “no peace policy” by ignoring cooperation with his country. Bilateral ties between the two neighbours nosedived

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Verstappen recalls Abu Dhabi ‘miracle’ and title drama | ‘I felt for Lewis’

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player As Formula One returns to Abu Dhabi, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen recalled perhaps the most dramatic finish to a season ever last year as he overtook Lewis Hamilton on the final lap to win a maiden world title. As Formula One returns to Abu Dhabi

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Pofma correction order issued to ex-GIC economist over claims on Government’s fiscal surpluses, Singapore News

Former GIC chief economist Yeoh Lam Keong and alternative news site The Independent Singapore have been ordered under the fake news law to put up corrections over false statements about the Government’s fiscal surpluses. The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said on Friday (Nov 18) that Mr Yeoh’s claim in two Facebook posts dated Nov 7

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Hundreds of sheep walk endlessly in circles in northern China. This is what happened

SynopsisA video of a flock of sheep walking endlessly in circles in the Inner Mongolia region of northern China has left the internet wondering the reason for this weird behavior. AgenciesAccording to the local media, there’s no explanation for the weird behaviour of hundreds of sheep in China that have been walking in circles continuously

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Weekend read: Elusive longevity

From pv magazine 11/2022.When Jens Heinzler enters a solar farm, he sometimes hears a shrill whistling noise from a distance. “A terrible noise,” says the managing director of Sun2Energy, a service provider for maintenance and technical management of photovoltaic systems. The noise comes from string inverters and while the exact defect isn’t always clear, Heinzler

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Semie Moseley’s Custom Bird’s-Eye Beauty

With its zero fret, Maphis-signature shape, and distinctive vibrato arm, this guitar screams Mosrite, but with its own luxurious bird’s-eye maple body and other appointments. Before the Mosrite brand was born, its founder, Semie Moseley, was just an independent luthier trying to make a splash. In the same way Paul Reed Smith pitched his pre-factory

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