World Bank president’s resignation opens up possible challenge to Trump from developing countries

Washington (CNN)World Bank President Jim Yong Kim abruptly resigned nearly three years ahead of schedule on Monday, setting up an opening for President Donald Trump to fill — and a potential clash with other countries over the long-standing practice of the US making the appointment. Trump’s daughter took the idea in April 2017 to Kim,…

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Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines founder, dies at 87

New York (CNN Business)Herb Kelleher, the eccentric founder of Southwest Airlines, died Thursday. He was 87. Kelleher served as Southwest’s executive chairman from March 1978 until May 2008 and as president and CEO from September 1981 through June 2001, according to the company. He held the chairman emeritus title at the time of his death.…

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UNiDAYS founder denies harassment claims

The firm, which offers money off clothes, gadgets, music, transport and food has grown into a global brand. The site, and accompanying app, both marketed at “Generation Z,” boasts 10 million members. Its many partners include Adidas, Asos, Microsoft, Nike and Topshop. Image caption Organise founder Nat Whalley says former UNiDAYS employees were inspired by…

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From rugby to woodwork: How players prepare for retirement

(CNN)He’s used to anchoring scrums and smashing into tackles, but these days Ronan Loughney’s line of work requires a rather more delicate touch. Yet despite his colorful CV, he remained undecided about his long-term future. Visit CNN/com/sport for more news, features and videos Prepping a slab. Thanks @seanneephoto for visiting the workshop and taking a…

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‘Being called a mumpreneur is patronising’

Related Topics Entrepreneurship Sexism Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46606825

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When you buy a designer bag off Instagram, an influencer gets paid. Here’s how

As a young girl, fashion was in Amber Venz’s blood. Her mother would dress her up in stylish outfits that drew attention at school and she was already learning how to make her own clothes. Here’s how it works: Bloggers write a post or post a photo on social media and hyperlink to a particular…

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‘I was divorced and missed having company’

Image copyright Rupert Hunt Image caption A young Rupert Hunt (second left) was a member of a band called Erogenous Jones Whizz back in time to the mid-1990s and Rupert had no intention of setting up any business. He was instead the bassist in a band all set for fame and fortune. Unfortunately this never…

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Meet Neku Atawodi: The woman at the forefront of Africa’s tech revolution

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)For Neku Atawodi, who became Africa’s first female professional polo player at age 21, there are no boundaries, instead she sees bridges. For years, she has been the de facto female face of the sport in Africa and was recently unveiled as the face of the Africa Polo Cup – previously known as…

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Giggling through the stigma of incontinence

The NHS has warned that millions who experience incontinence are suffering in silence because they are too embarrassed to talk about the issue. Judith recalls when she first looked for incontinence products. “It was actually quite embarrassing going into the chemist and even having to think about walking down this aisle and having to ask…

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Amazon HQ2 could hurt those in need. Here’s how the winning city can make sure it doesn’t

Now reports suggest that the search may end with Amazon splitting the headquarters between two East Coast megaregions — the Northern Virginia suburbs outside of Washington, D.C., and Long Island City in New York City’s borough of Queens. I worked for the FBI. The midterms could be hacked, but here’s the bigger threat Patagonia CEO:…

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