Business

Calvin Klein’s Michael DeLellis, EVP, Marketing Operations Officer, to Step Down

Michael DeLellis, executive vice president, marketing operations officer at Calvin Klein Inc., will step down from the company after 22 years. He plans to pursue other interests. In order to support the teams and facilitate a smooth transition, DeLellis will stay on through the end of this month in his current post and then transition […]

World News

Monster cocaine haul worth £76m uncovered in banana boxes on UK ship

Almost a tonne of cocaine with a street value of £76 million has been discovered in a shipment of bananas at Southampton. The class A drugs were discovered by border officers within a shipping container onboard a ship during a routine inspection. The cocaine, which weighed a total of 946kg, was suspected to have been […]

Business

Senate committee unanimously approves Yellen nomination for U.S. Treasury secretary

FILE PHOTO: Former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a panel discussion at the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) 2019 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Aluka BerrYWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously to approve Janet Yellen as the first woman Treasury secretary on Friday, […]

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Lottery winner, 79, scoops £100k jackpot after almost throwing away scratch card

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A very lucky man from Wales has scooped £100K on a National Lottery scratch card, but very nearly missed out on his prize. Alan Nairn from Cardiff is celebrating by planning life after lockdown with his newfound […]

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South China Sea: Tensions skyrocket as US ally Japan lashes out at Beijing in violent blow

South China Sea: Chinese Air Force carries out training Japan has heaped pressure on China by claiming it has attempted “to restrict the freedom of overflight” in the area. It referred to a dismissal of Beijing’s claim to the waterway by an international tribunal in The Hague in 2016. Speaking at the time, Chinese president […]

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Putin ‘Love child’ flaunts wealth as Russian leader ‘throws away MILLIONS from taxpayers’

Alexei Navalny describes Putin’s alleged secret ‘palace’ In the photos, 17-year-old Elizaveta can be seen wearing a Gucci facemark, dancing in designer gear and knocking back cocktails and champagne. The images will further embarrass the Russian president, who has been accused of throwing away millions of taxpayers’ money on his secret mistresses by his political […]

Politics

Congress poised for quick action on Biden's Pentagon nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Congress easily passed legislation Thursday required to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as President Joe Biden’s secretary of defense, brushing aside concerns that his retirement occurred inside the seven-year window that safeguards civilian leadership of the military. It would be the first measure to be signed into law by brand-new […]

Business

S&P, Nasdaq close at record highs on optimism about Biden stimulus plan

(Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs on Thursday, propelled by optimism about more pandemic relief under the Biden administration to support the economy after data showed a tepid labor market recovery.FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of New York, U.S., January 13, […]

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Joe Biden health fears: President seen coughing and spluttering in first press conference

Joe Biden says ‘God save the Queen’ in 2017 Joe Biden coughed and cleared his throat multiple times during his speech from the White House. The 78-year-old has received both doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. He said: “Excuse me”, while he regained control of the speech. Twitter users were quick to notice the President coughing. […]

Politics

Jacinda Ardern’s government facing continued criticism over its housing plans

By RNZ The Government has been slammed for its “underwhelming” Public Housing Plan. Yesterday it unveiled where it intends to build 6000 public and 2000 transitional housing places between now and 2024 – places already promised in last year’s Budget. Emergency housing providers and the Opposition say with demand skyrocketing, the Government needs to do […]