WeWork says job cuts to begin ‘in earnest’ this week

WeWork says job cuts to begin ‘in earnest’ this week

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WeWork said it will begin job cuts “in earnest” this week in the U.S., a bid by the struggling office-sharing startup to stabilize its business amid staggering losses. Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure told staff in an email Monday that the process, which will involve eliminating and scaling back some functions and responsibilities, “will make us […]

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China attacks Hong Kong ruling to overturn mask ban

China attacks Hong Kong ruling to overturn mask ban

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China’s parliament has attacked a Hong Kong court ruling that overturned a contentious mask ban, threatening to inflame tensions in the territory where a police siege of a university has entered its third day. In a statement published by the official Xinhua news agency, a National People’s Congress spokesperson said members of its of law […]

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Doncic scores 42 in triple-double By Reuters

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double By Reuters

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Luka Doncic poured in a career-high 42 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and recorded 12 assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 117-110 win over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Monday for their second straight victory. The triple-double was Doncic’s league-leading sixth of the season. Finney-Smith had 22 points for Dallas, Kristaps Porzingis added […]

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Prince Andrew loses corporate support over Epstein case

Prince Andrew loses corporate support over Epstein case

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Prince Andrew is losing corporate support for his charitable work as companies including KPMG and Aon distance themselves from the Queen’s second son in order to protect their reputations. Other business supporters of the Duke of York’s initiatives have told the Financial Times they are also reviewing their involvement in light of the questions raised […]

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With stores burned and looted, Walmart seeks police protection in riot-hit Chile

With stores burned and looted, Walmart seeks police protection in riot-hit Chile By Reuters

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With stores burned and looted, Walmart seeks police protection in riot-hit Chile By Aislinn Laing SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Walmart (NYSE:) has sought court orders for police protection in protest-wracked Chile after more than 120 of its supermarkets were looted or burned. The Chilean subsidiary of the U.S.-headquartered retailer lodged orders with courts in six Chilean […]

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Former AMC exec David Madden chops price of Bel-Air showplace

Former AMC exec David Madden chops price of Bel-Air showplace

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The price keeps plummeting for David Madden’s Bel-Air abode. The former AMC exec, who stepped down as the network’s programming chief over the summer, has relisted his stylish contemporary home for $6.5 million. That’s the ninth price cut since the property hit the market two years ago for $9.95 million, according to the Multiple Listing […]

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