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Bill Ackman revamps deal with Universal after criticism of SPAC plan

FILE PHOTO: The Universal Music Group (UMG) logo is seen in a building in Zurich, Switzerland July 25, 2016. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann PARIS (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Bill Ackman will buy up to 10% of Universal Music Group from Vivendi through its main hedge fund, rather than a special …

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This Week in Lehigh Valley History: I-78 Controversy in 1971; local connections with flight TWA 800 in 1996 (July 18-24)

Lehigh Valley then is a weekly series that recalls the historical titles of lehighvalleylive.com affiliate of The Express-Times and its predecessors 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago. These stories were taken from microfilm at the Easton Area Public Library. The original text is edited for clarity and length. This …

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Abingdon firefighters row and pedal to sister city in France

Firefighters will spend a day biking and rowing without moving an inch. A group of firefighters from Abingdon and their friends are preparing to cycle the equivalent of 716 miles and row 42 miles from Abingdon to its French twin town of Argentan and back again. The whole time they …

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Australian state of Victoria to enter five-day lockdown

Australia’s second most populous state, Victoria, will be stranded for five days to fight a Covid-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews said. “You only have one chance to go strong and go fast. If you wait, if you hesitate, if you doubt, then you will always look back wishing you …

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Record month for electric vehicles in France! Tesla Model 3 firmly at # 1

The French market for plug-in vehicles continues on the fast track, the share of plug-in vehicles in June on the country’s overall automobile market reaching 19% last month (11% BEV). France recorded a record 37,408 plug-in vehicle registrations, a new record, bringing the share since the start of the year …

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Seniors are finally out because of YMCA bus trips

Avon, Ohio – If there is one group that is having trouble getting out and going to places or visiting others since COVID-19 has subsided, that group would be the elderly. To help them overcome loneliness and isolation, the YMCAs of Greater Cleveland offer all kinds of reasonably priced bus …

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Green group visits Montreal dealership, tries to tow SUVs

MONTREAL – Half a dozen members of the Ministry of the New Normal (MNN) broke into the Dodge dealership in Montreal on Saturday morning to tow some of its vehicles. Two environmental activists dressed in blue uniforms wrapped yellow duct tape around four Jeep Cherokees and Grand Cherokees to “quarantine” …

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Tour de France 2021: Australian cyclist Ben O’Connor

This week, a trainer said it was not a good choice at the time due to “personality issues”. O’Connor returned home to learn racing with national teams. “You are moving to Europe, you are in a whole different world and the only people you rely on are your team and …

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Steve Ballmer becomes ninth member of $ 100 billion club

One of the most exclusive clubs in the world has just welcomed a new member, with a second contender knocking on the door. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has a net worth of over $ 100 billion ($ 134 billion), making him the ninth person in the world …

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4 things to know about Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General

When Mary Simon is officially installed as Governor General of Canada, she will become the first Indigenous person to assume this role. A number of Aboriginal people have assumed the vice-regal role of lieutenant governor at the provincial level, including the current lieutenant governor of Saskatchewan. Russell Mirasty. At a …

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