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The private-jet industry is asking Congress for bailout money, even as many private jet companies say sales are strong as wealthy flyers avoid commercial flights. The National Business Aviation Association, or NBAA, which represents private-jet companies and corporate jets, sent a joint letter with other industry groups to congressional leaders saying the industry is facing
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My first experience with the small, but rapidly growing movement to eliminate handshaking was in a chiropractic office in Singapore two weeks ago.   “Are you shaking hands? Some people aren’t these days,” the chiro said, extending his hand before awkwardly retracting it. I did — to break the oddness of the moment — but
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Wall Street Democrat Roger Altman told CNBC on Thursday that the stock market’s reaction to Joe Biden‘s resurgence in the Democratic presidential primary is because his chief rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, is viewed as unelectable.  “The greater the extent that Biden is seen as the Democratic nominee, I think investors will be comforted,” Altman said
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A Gama Aviation Gulfstream 4SP (Photo by: Aviation-images.com | Universal Images Group | Getty Images Wheels Up, the fast-growing private aviation start-up, acquired jet operator Gama Aviation, creating the second-biggest private aviation company in the U.S. Terms weren’t disclosed by the two companies, which are both privately held. But the deal transforms Wheels Up, founded
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Bentley Mulliner Bacalar Bentley Bentley on Tuesday unveiled the all-new Mulliner Bacalar, a roughly $2 million two-seat, open-air luxury sports car that features 5,000-year-old wood in its interior dashboard. The iconic British automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen, is describing the car as the “rarest two-door Bentley of the modern era.” The company is only producing
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Chamath Palihapitiya Heidi Gutman | CNBC Billionaires should be grateful for their good fortune and stop being so sensitive to public criticism and name-calling by politicians, tech billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday. In a heated billionaire-versus-billionaire debate with former hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman, Palihapitiya said that being demonized or labeled “out of touch” is a
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Baseball, known locally as yakyuu (or literally “field ball”), is a national phenomenon in Japan. Masaoka Shiki, one of Japan’s four great haiku masters, wrote several poems praising it. Osaka’s most infamous urban legend centers around it. It’s even more popular than the nation’s native sumo. According to data published by Japan’s Central Research Services
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Historic England is the country’s official list keeper of the most historically and architecturally significant places in England — places such as monuments, shipwrecks and battlefields. And pubs. Earlier this month, the heritage organization updated 11 English pub listings to reflect their cultural heritage and national importance, with one receiving a coveted Grade I designation.
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