The announcement that Jeff Bezos and his wife, Mackenzie, are splitting up instantly raised questions about the couple’s 0 billion stake in Amazon. If he wins the election, he would also have to form a government quickly enough to pass a law protecting him from prosecution and willing to do so.
One person willing to try is Mark Ein, the longtime owner the Washington Kastles, a World Team Tennis team, who recently bought the ATP-WTA tournament in Washington. Ein was not able to add a mixed doubles event in time for this year’s tournament, which begins on July 29, but remains optimistic for future editions. The year Jacqueline Bouvier, pictured third from the left, spent in Paris became one of the greatest influences in her life. One writer retraced her steps.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Around 75% of consumer tech spending this year will go toward traditional technologies like mobile phones and computers, according to IDC. Mobile telecom services like voice and data will make up more than half of spending throughout the forecast. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of spending on traditional technologies will be 2.2% over the forecast period. Over the next four months, the museum will cut six openings in its western wall to connect three floors of new galleries to existing ones, and will install the largest-ever display of its vast permanent collection, a feat that curators have been planning for years.
Globally, we throw out about a third of the food we buy, and if food waste were its own country it would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the United States, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. It remains to be seen whether Mrs. Lam can regain the trust not just of Hong Kong’s residents, but among the business community that had supported her and in Beijing. Even her reliable allies as she pushed the bill have begun to splinter; one pro-Beijing lawmaker, Regina Ip, called for an apology hours before Mrs. Lam offered one Sunday night.Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
Log InCockfighting will be outlawed in Puerto Rico and other United States territories in December, a long overdue ban in the eyes of animal welfare advocates who consider the practice cruel and outdated. Louisiana, the last state to allow cockfighting, prohibited it more than a decade ago, in 2008. But unlike state legislation, which was enacted by elected representatives, this ban was passed by Congress, where Puerto Rico’s 3.2 million people do not have a voting member. Lawmakers slipped the ban into last year’s farm bill, catching even the Puerto Rican government by surprise. More are on the way.