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Pandora Papers Reveal Saudis With Florida Real Estate Empire
Saudi nationals with close ties to the royal family bought swaths of land around Orlando, Florida in the late 1990s. Their identities have been a mystery until now.
Analysis | Renewable Energy Could Pay the Price for Fuel Crisis
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to many unforeseen consequences, and right now we may be approaching one of the biggest: the possible neutering of the green energy movement.
Will Afghanistan's powerful neighbours engage the Taliban?
Pakistan, China, and Iran are yet to recognise the Taliban government, but they all have an interest in doing so.
Biden says he's open to shorter programs in spending bill
HARTFORD, Conn. - President Joe Biden on Friday said he would prefer to slash the length of the new and expanded programs in his $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change legislation, rather than eliminate programs entirely, as Democrats struggle to trim the legislation to win over support from moderates.
Key takeaways from the sixth week of the Elizabeth Holmes trial.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Was Theranos a small start-up struggling to meet the demands of working with big, sophisticated and powerful corporations?
Barry Sternlicht's Starwood Raises $10B for Distressed Real Estate
Barry Sternlicht's next big real estate play is officially underway after Starwood Capital Group raised more than $10 billion to fund deals for distressed real estate.
Cement and concrete industry publishes roadmap to reach net-zero emissions by 2050
Forty leading international cement and concrete manufacturers have published a plan to eliminate carbon emissions from one of the world's most polluting industries.
Shareholder Democracy Is Getting Bigger Trial Runs
Fund investors are rarely asked what concerns them or how they'd vote. But now, several measures aim to do that. Still, it's just a start, our columnist says.
Apple Request a Temporary Pause; Facebook Willing to Open up Algorithms
On Friday (8 October) Apple asked a US federal judge to pause a ruling that could require them to change some of their App Store practices, due to fears it could cause them and consumers harm.