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Twitter quit an EU deal to combat disinformation. The voluntary agreement has support from others in Big Tech like Google, Meta, and TikTok, but Elon Musk’s Twitter never cared much for it.
The debt ceiling ball is now in Congress’s court. The deal struck by US p resident Joe Biden and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is facing key vote s this week.
ChatGPT got a US lawyer in trouble. The bot fed the lawyer bogus information about fake cases that he then cited in his own submissions .
The US reprimanded Uganda over its anti-LGBTQ bill. Aid and investments worth nearly $1 billion are under review after the East African country enacted a bill imposing harsh punishment for same-sex relations.
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$3.3 trillion: Value of India’s stock market as of May 26, the fifth largest in the world.
India lost its fifth position to France after the US-based Hindenburg Research in January accused the Adani Group of fraud and stock market manipulation. Read more about why investors are going back to Adani.
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HBO’s Succession’s tribulations add dramatic flair and intrigue to a delicate process that most corporate giants eventually have to face. The question of CEO succession has hounded business leaders like Tesla’s Elon Musk, JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, and Pepsico’s Indra Nooyi. Here’s how they’ve tackled it.
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The US is made up of 50 states, but only 17 of them have been home to presidents.
Which US state has produced the most presidents?
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