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“Make yourself indispensable.” Work long enough, and at some point, you’ll hear this pithy advice from well-meaning colleagues about how you can advance your career. It remains a top-searched topic on TikTok and a piece of so-called wisdom that executives will share in interviews. Former CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi, for example, said in a 2019 interview that it’s a mantra that helped her succeed at getting PepsiCo to accommodate her parenting needs.“If you establish…

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A Philippine mayor faces accusations of acting as a Chinese asset amid a growing territorial dispute between the two countries. “No one knows her. We wonder where she came from. That’s why we are investigating this, together with the Bureau of Immigration, because of the questions about her citizenship,” Philippine President…

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Amid his marital issues with Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck stepped out without his wedding ring on Friday, May 17. Affleck, 51, was seen in Los Angeles on Friday, May 17, without the wedding band on his left hand. The actor was photographed by TMZ with his bare hand clearly adjusting the sun visor in his car. The photos hit the internet shortly after Us Weekly confirmed that he and Lopez, 54, are not living…

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The Preakness Stakes is the second of the Triple Crown races. This race follows the Kentucky Derby and takes place annually on the third Saturday in May. The setting for the exciting event is Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. For the 2024 Preakness Stakes, eight horses and their jockeys will fight for the title in the 1 3/16-mile race. One of the competitors, of course, will be Mystik Dan, the winner of ths year’s Kentucky…

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An imprisoned Oregon man was indicted Friday in connection with the deaths of three women whose bodies were found “under suspicious circumstances” last year in the Portland area, authorities announced Friday.Jesse Calhoun, 39, was indicted by a grand jury this week on three counts of murder in the second degree and three counts of abuse of a corpse in the second degree, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office said.The charges relate to the deaths of three women — Charity Lynn Perry, 24; Bridget Leanne Webster, 31; and Joanna Speaks, 32 — who were found in and around Portland early last…

Last updated: May 19, 2024 03:37 EDT | 2 min read The crypto market has experienced a significant surge in fundraising, reaching a whopping $2.4 billion in the first quarter of 2024, fueled by a shift in market sentiment and fresh inflows.According to a recent analysis by PitchBook, a leading data provider for private and public market investors, there has been a substantial increase in investment activity within the cryptocurrency sector compared to the previous quarter.The bull market witnessed during Q1 played a pivotal role in driving the surge in investments.Cryptocurrency values soared to levels not seen in months, enticing…

It’s common knowledge that cotton underwear is the best choice for the health of your nether regions. Many people, however, choose to ignore this advice for the sake of fashion and opt for knickers that are made out of lace or satin. Yet three countries, Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, effectively banned lace panties starting back in 2014. The bans aren’t about modesty or concerns about what people might be doing in the privacy of their bedrooms. Instead, these governments think that lace underwear without a cotton lining is unhygienic and poses a threat to one’s health. In the wake of…

LOS ANGELES — As Pride month rounds the corner, LA is going all out to celebrate.The Los Angeles LGBT Center held their annual Gala, which celebrates the unwavering dedication and remarkable achievements of LGBTQ+ leaders and advocates.The Center is the largest LGBTQ+ organization in the world, and the annual gala marks its most important fundraising event of the year, helping fund programs that provide services to queer and trans people, including health, social services and housing, culture and education, and leadership and advocacy.Honorees of the night included Cynthia Erivo, who received the Schrader Award for her “stellar achievements in entertainment…

ANAHEIM, Calif — Disneyland performers who help bring Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and other beloved characters to life at the Southern California resort chose to unionize following a three-day vote culminating on Saturday.The Actors’ Equity Association labor union said in a statement Saturday that cast members for the parades and characters departments at Disney’s theme parks near Los Angeles voted by a wide margin for the union to become the bargaining agent for the group of roughly 1,700 workers.An association website tracking the balloting among cast members indicated passage by 78.7% (953 votes) in favor and 21.3% (258 votes) opposed.“They say…

Foot issues can be particularly debilitating. Think about how often most of us need to use our feet throughout the day as we move from point A to point B. That’s why it’s important to do what we can to keep our feet healthy and functioning — including avoiding certain footwear and behavior. “As a podiatrist, we literally see the worst of the worst foot cases,” Dr. Ebonie Vincent, a board-certified podiatric foot and ankle specialist in California, told HuffPost. “Naturally there are things we would refrain from doing knowing what we know.”Below, Vincent and other foot and ankle health…

The Puzzling Death of Susann Sills – CBS News Watch CBS News The wife of a fertility doctor is found dead at the bottom of a staircase. Did her dogs play a role in her death or was the scene staged to cover a murder? “48 Hours” correspondent Tracy Smith reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip — Benny Gantz, a member of Israel’s three-man war Cabinet, has threatened to resign from the government if it doesn’t adopt a new plan for the war in Gaza, a move that would leave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu more reliant on his far-right allies.His announcement on Saturday escalates a divide within Israel’s leadership more than seven months into a war in which it has yet to accomplish its stated goals of dismantling Hamas and returning scores of hostages abducted in the Oct. 7 attack.Gantz spelled out a six-point plan that includes the return of scores of…

Last updated: May 18, 2024 23:16 EDT | 10 min read Disclaimer: The text below is an advertorial article that is not part of Cryptonews.com editorial content“Effortless trading, protected transactions, maximum returns” are the things Immediate Flarex promises its users. An autonomous trading platform that reportedly simplifies market navigation through hands-free trading, Immediate Flarex advertises itself as a pathway to immediate gains.How true are these claims, though? The answer to this question is the subject of this Immediate Flarex review.Immediate Flarex – Summary Supported Crypto Forex, CFDs, and Cryptos Accuracy Rate Offers no details Available on Mobile There is no…

You wait all year to enjoy the warm weather. Through rain, sleet and snow, you sit patiently, hoping that the sun will come again. But if your outdoor space is more concrete than it is cabana, you may wonder how to maximize the summer vibes without doing any major construction or demolition.While industrial chic is totally in, metal fences and cement don’t always make for the most restful or colorful outdoor areas. For those whose outdoor area is a drab slab, we’ve found some creative and uncomplicated ways to transform a concrete space into an oasis you’ll never want to…

A group of at least 75 anti-Israel agitators staged an encampment at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday evening.According to a statement by Drexel University President John Fry, 75 pro-Palestinian protesters set up an encampment on campus at the Korman Quad on Saturday evening.Fry said the individuals participated in the Philly Palestine Coalition’s Nakba Day march to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. 19 UPENN ANTI-ISRAEL PROTESTERS ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPT TO OCCUPY BUILDING: POLICE The president said that encampment raised “understandable concerns” about safety on campus.”There have been many well-documented instances of hateful speech and intimidating behavior at other campus…

ANAHEIM, Calif. () — Disneyland parades and characters cast members have voted in favor of joining The Actors’ Equity Association, the union announced Saturday.Roughly 1,700 cast members perform in parades and as characters at the Anaheim resort.The final vote tally was 953-258 in favor of joining the union, Actors’ Equity said on X. They are referring to the union as Magic United.Supervised by the National Labor Relations Board, the employees cast their ballots between Wednesday and Saturday.The union says it has a “good working relationship with Disney.” The workers were seeking improvements in wages, benefits, scheduling and working conditions.”This is…

If there’s one thing that President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump can agree on, it’s that they want Robert F. Kennedy Jr. out of the presidential election.Kennedy is proving to be a thorn in the sides of both Biden and Trump with Election Day less than six months away. The third-party candidate threatens to siphon off critical voters from each of them in what is expected to be an extremely close race. Knowing this, Biden and Trump have recently ramped up their efforts to discredit the independent candidate, who only appears to be digging his heels in further.Trump…

CAIRO/JERUSALEM — Israeli troops and tanks pushed on Saturday into parts of a congested northern Gaza Strip district that they had previously skirted in the more than seven-month-old war, killing and wounding dozens of Palestinians, medics and residents said.Israel’s forces also took over some ground in Rafah, a southern city next to the Egyptian border that is packed with displaced people and where the launch this month of a long-threatened incursion to crush hold-outs of Palestinian Islamist militant group Hamas has alarmed Cairo and Washington.In what Israeli media said was the result of intelligence gleaned during the latest incursions, the military…

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