Dear Quentin, I took care of my not-so-kind father for almost 2 decades. My siblings were not around and didn’t offer much help. My father was emotionally and verbally abusive. He watched my ex-husband abuse me and my children and never stood up for us. He never paid child...
President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans to unveil a “First Movers Coalition” that involves pledges around clean energy from Apple Inc. and other big companies, according to senior Biden administration officials. The group is intended to help build private-sector demand for clean-energy technology and thereby speed innovation in that...
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South Korea’s headline inflation in October hit a near decade high and overshot its annual 2% target for a seventh straight month, as the central bank is dialing down monetary stimulus. The benchmark consumer-price index gained 3.2% from a year earlier–the fastest pace of growth since January in 2012–following...
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Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has suspended all crypto withdrawals on its website. The exchange announced on Twitter early Monday that it temporarily disabled all crypto withdrawals due to a large backlog, and later said the function has been resumed. About 20 minutes after the...