Day: September 15, 2022

Life & style

Gap and Kanye West Officially End Partnership

The Yeezy Gap apparel line deal, announced with much fanfare in 2020, was supposed to last 10 years and generate $1 billion in annual sales.

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Overseas

Mourners join massive queue to see the Queen as her coffin lies in state

The line of mourners queuing to pay their respects to the late Queen in London is growing, stretching more than 8 kilometres. Her Majesty’s coffin will lie in state until her funeral on Monday, September 19.

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Sports

West Ham survive scare as Villarreal beat Beer Sheva in Conference League

West Ham survived an early scare to win 3-2 at Danes Silkeborg and Villarreal edged Hapoel Beer Sheva in the group stage of the Europa Conference League on…

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Business

Fred Franzia, champion of affordable wine who conceived ‘Two-Buck Chuck,’ dies at 79

Fred Franzia once said that if you get a group of consumers together and have a blind tasting between his $2 wine and a pricier $10 wine, most wouldn’t be able to taste the difference. “If you can’t tell the difference or taste the difference, then why spend the money?” he said. It’s a question […]

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Life & style

Flush your prayers down the toilet at this unique Japanese temple

You can find many temples around Japan where people go to pray for good relationships, but there are some temples designed to help people break off relationships too. ▼ One such temple where you can sever bad ties is Mantokuji Temple in Gunma Prefecture. During the Edo Period (1603-1868), Mantokuji was one of two convents of the Jishu […]

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Overseas

Climate change likely worsened deadly Pakistan floods, study says

An international team of climate scientists at the said that rainfall in the worst-hit regions had increased as much as 75 per cent in recent decades and concluded that man-made activity likely boosted record levels of August precipitation in Sindh and Balochistan provinces. The resulting flooding affected over 33 million people, destroyed 1.7 million homes […]

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Business

Railroad Workers Point to Punishing Schedules as Cause of Strike

Employees say the inflexibility of scheduling upended their personal lives. The companies say they maintained service while using fewer resources.

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Sports

Reo Hatate and Shuto Machino in Japan squad for U.S and Ecuador friendlies

Celtic midfielder Reo Hatate and Shonan Bellmare forward Shuto Machino were among the 30 players announced Thursday for Japan’s World Cup warm-up matches this month against the United States and Ecuador in Dusseldorf, Germany. Hatate has only one senior-level cap for Japan but the 24-year-old has made a bright start to the season, including two […]

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Life & style

Duct tape bikini model’s wardrobe malfunction

A model walking in New York Fashion Week’s most “provocative show” suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.

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Business

Thai Supreme Court dismisses final Toyota appeal over tax bill

Thailand’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a final appeal by the local subsidiary of car giant Toyota over a disputed $270 million import tax bill following a decade of legal wrangling. The case relates to Toyota Motor Thailand’s importation of parts for its Prius model at a reduced tax rate between 2010 and 2012 under […]

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