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2 social security measures that can protect your retirement from future benefit cuts

The coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of Americans financially, and those nearing retirement may be particularly at risk. If you are only a few years from retirement and your investments have been negatively impacted by the COVID 19 crisis, you may need to use social security benefits for a larger portion of your retirement income. However, social security faces its …

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Virgin Orbit Launch: 1st attempt to detonate under the Jumbo Jet

Attach a missile to the bottom of an airplane. Fly it up several miles. Drop it The engine fires and the rocket and its payload zoom into space. That’s exactly what Virgin Orbit, one of the many companies founded by Richard Branson, is planning on Monday. It is a demonstration of a new missile system for sending small payloads into …

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Can former Disney manager Kevin Mayer transform TikTok?

Homer Simpson, Darth Vader and Captain America have a common background story: they were all brought to Disney by Kevin Mayer. Now the purely American media manager is preparing for his own epic adventure with angular jaws, with a company that some see as the wrong side of the line. In June, the 57-year-old will take over the Chinese app …

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New emission shock for VW as a German court supports claims for damages

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has to pay compensation to owners of vehicles with manipulated diesel engines in Germany, a court ruled on Monday and dealt another blow to the automaker almost five years after the exhaust gas scandal broke out. FILE PHOTO: A caricature of a VW logo is shown on a building at Volkswagen headquarters, crushing the …

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JioMart expands to 200 cities in India to compete with Amazon and FlipKart

JioMart, the food platform from Mukesh Ambanis Jio Platforms, expanded the service to 200 cities over the weekend. The company previously piloted deliveries to three areas in and around Mumbai. The move comes just a few days after Jio, part of Ambani’s sprawling conglomerate of Reliance Industries, has secured more money to fuel the billionaire’s technical ambitions. The company has …

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The German economy is in a recession as the GDP falls by 2.2%

The German economy recorded the largest decline in production since the financial crisis in the first quarter and entered a recession due to the coronavirus pandemic and the blockade implemented in mid-March, the German statistics office Destatis announced on Monday and confirmed a preliminary estimate. As previously reported, gross domestic product – the broadest measure of goods and services in …

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