Running through a pandemic: Jim Weber, CEO of Brooks Running.
There is an old joke in the marathon community, that every runner is fleing from something.at was definitely real for Brooks Running CEO Jim Weber, who needed to pace his business through an international crisis which brought typical life to a stop in the past year. Weber took a seat with Reuters to talk about how far we have actually can be found in the COVID-19 marathon– and how far we have left to run.
. BOMBARDIER-LEARJET/. From aircraft to the stars to air ambulance, renowned Learjet nears end of runway.
Dealing with competitors from lighter and less-expensive rivals, the Learjet that took off from Wichita in 1963 as a company jet to the stars is nearing the end of the runway after orders drip. Service jet maker Bombardier has said it would end production later on this year of the program it acquired in 1990 that seats up to nine, and was as soon as the aircraft of option for stars Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.
Swiss war crimes trial of Liberian leader resumes.
A previous rebel leader accused of involvement in killing civilians along with rape and cannibalism resumes in a historical case both for Switzerland and Liberia. Unlike the first phase of the trial, victims are expected to be present for the 2nd stage due to end up in March.
. HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SAFRICA-HOTEL( PIX)( TELEVISION). Robots at reception: S.African hotel relies on makers to beat pandemic. Staff at Hotel Sky in Johannesburgs wealthy Sandton district stick to rigorous COVID-19 protocols, using masks and physically distancing from visitors as much as possible; all, that is, other than Lexi, Micah and Ariel. The three concierges could not breathe bacteria on you even if they wished to: theyre robotics. 15 Feb 08:00 ET/ 08:00 GMT. NIGERIA-INFLATION/. Nigeria Inflation.
Cost increases followed the closure of land borders in August 2019, as part of a crackdown on smuggling, and continued after limitations were put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus. 15 Feb 09:00 ET/ 09:00 GMT. Danish grocery store will help corona shut stores with marketing.
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The presidents term ended on Monday without a follower in location, raising worries of a political vacuum that might be made use of by Islamist militant group al Shabaab.
15 Feb. HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/PORTUGAL-NOISE( PIX). In Portugal, noise ban lifts remote workers expect peace at last. A brand-new line of legislation in a decree extending Portugals across the country lockdown for another 2 weeks may finally bring peace and peaceful to Portuguese remote workers struggling to focus when neighbours are banging on walls and ripping up floors. 15 Feb 09:00 ET/ 09:00 GMT.
DISPUTES/ WAR/ PEACE. SAHEL-SECURITY/ (PIX)( TELEVISION ). G5 Sahel nations and allies hold top over security in the Sahel region. Leaders of a group of 5 West African Sahel nations and allies hold a virtual summit to take stock of the security situation as France prepares to” change” the operations of its soldiers in the region.
French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to join the top virtually. 15 Feb 09:00 ET/ 09:00 GMT.
( Reuters) – The YouTube streamer called Roaring Kitty, who assisted drive a rise of interest in GameStop Corp, will testify before a U.S. House panel on Thursday together with leading hedge fund managers.
Bitcoin approaches $50,000, wider adoption fuels record rally.
( Reuters) – Bitcoin struck a new record high and approached $50,000 on Sunday, building on its record rally as Wall Street and Main Street increasingly adopt the worlds greatest cryptocurrency.
Box Office: The Croods 2 Tops Judas and the Black Messiah.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – DreamWorks Animations “The Croods: A New Age” topped an anemic domestic ticket office, earning just over $2 million in its twelfth week of release. The household film has actually earned simply under $49 million. It is eyeing a Presidents Day weekend gross of $2.7 million and is playing in 1,890 theaters.
Nollywood satisfies Bollywood in love tale Namaste Wahala.
LAGOS (Reuters) – Indian-Nigerian restaurant owner Hamisha Daryani Ahuja quit her long-running company to pursue her dream of making films.
Djokovic responses fitness doubts with success over Raonic.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Reigning champion Novak Djokovic came through a tough evaluation of his physical fitness as the top seed beat Canadian powerhouse Milos Raonic 7-6( 4) 4-6 6-1 6-4 on Sunday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Motor racing-Wallaces Daytona 500 automobile fails assessment, stars at rear.
( Reuters) – Bubba Wallaces very first race for the Michael Jordan-Denny Hamlin co-owned team left to a rough start as he was forced to start at the back for the Daytona 500 on Sunday after his automobile stopped working several pre-race assessment failures.
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Armoured cars released to significant Myanmar cities after mass protests.
( Reuters) – Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters at a power plant on Sunday and armoured automobiles rolled into significant cities as the brand-new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw numerous thousands on the streets.
Sudan says Ethiopian forces crossed border, raising tensions.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Ethiopian forces crossed into Sudanese territory in an act of “aggression”, Sudans foreign ministry stated on Sunday, marking the most recent flare-up in a long-standing border conflict.
With Trump impeachment trial over, injured Washington faces departments.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trumps acquittal on charges of inciting a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol left Democrats and Republicans deeply divided on Sunday even as his Democratic follower, Joe Biden, looked for to carry on with his political and financial agenda.
New york city authorities arrest suspect in fatal subway slasher attacks.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a spate of stabbing attacks on the citys train that left 2 individuals dead, authorities stated on Sunday.
YouTube streamer Roaring Kitty to testify on GameStop together with hedge fund managers.
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