• December 9, 2022

Facebook likely has your contact info — even if you never signed up for its services. Here’s how to remove it.

If any of your friends shared their address books with Facebook, the company likely has your contact info — even if you’ve never used its services.

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With ‘Foster,’ Claire Keegan asks that readers look outward

More than most books four times its size, Foster does several of the things we ask of great literature: It expands our world, diverting our attention outward, and it opens up our hearts and minds.

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Musk’s lenders prepare to hold $12.7 bln Twitter debt on books until early 2023 – FT – Reuters

Banks that lent $12.7 billion to Elon Musk for his $44 billion Twitter takeover will hold the debt until early next year as they wait for the billionaire to unveil a clearer business plan they can market to investors, the Financial Times reported.

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Get stuffed: TV, art, books and more devoted to food, glorious food

From music extolling the virtues of red beets to chilli-based larks, our critics select culture to make you salivateBetween Bonita Applebum, Butter and the Jam, hip-hop titans A Tribe Called Quest are not shy about paying gastronomic homage. On Ham’n’Eggs, fl…

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Netflix renews ‘The Witcher,’ recasts Liam Hemsworth as Geralt of Rivia

While The Witcher won’t return until next year, Netflix has already renewed the show for a fourth season and announced a major change. On Saturday, the streaming giant said that Liam Hemsworth, best known for playing Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games film se…

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Book app connects Ukrainian fathers with refugee children – Reuters.com

When Ruslan Mykhalchenko leaves his family in the Netherlands to return home to Ukraine next week, one of the things he will miss most is reading his 5-year-old daughter Olivia a bedtime story.

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Kit de Waal: ‘Life is too short to finish books I don’t like’

The writer on finding teenage inspiration in Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Donald Sutherland’s stirring reading of Hemingway and Sebastian Barry’s poetic proseMy earliest reading memoryBeing bored, either reading the Bible (who begat whom) or something at school,…

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Shanghai food supplier’s books reveal big profits under COVID lockdown – Reuters.com

The profitability surge of a Shanghai food supplier seeking a Hong Kong listing, disclosed in an exchange filing, gives a rare peep under the hood into a cohort of Chinese companies that have benefited from President Xi Jinping’s zero-COVID policy.

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Danske Bank books $1.9 billion provision in Estonia case – Reuters

Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO) on Thursday said it would book a 14 billion Danish crowns ($1.89 billion) provision in the third quarter related to the lender’s involvement in a money launderin…

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TotalEnergies made $9.9 billion of net profits in the third quarter but books new Russian impairment – Reuters

TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) posted a sharp jump in its third quarter net profits compared to a year ago, as it joined other energy giants in its sector to have benefited from higher oil and g…

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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in October

Authors, critics and Guardian readers discuss the titles they have read over the last month. Join the conversation in the commentsIn this series we ask authors, Guardian writers and readers to share what they have been reading recently. This month, recommenda…

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With Pakistan opener in the books, India focused on Dutch – Reuters

India are able to breathe a bit easier after getting their T20 World Cup opener against Pakistan out of the way but bowling coach Paras Mhambrey says there is no danger of letting the intensity drop for their Super 12 match against the Netherlands.

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Cormac McCarthy’s new books seem to try to encapsulate the human experience

The Passenger and Stella Maris — the author’s first two books in more than a decade — seem to want to decode the meaning of life, both as standalone novels and together as intertwined works.

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I own a ‘haunted’ Airbnb in Salem. From what guests tell us, the ghosts are friendly.

Phil Marchand says his $1,295-a-night Airbnb books up fast around Halloween. Ghost stories and a haunted third floor have yet to turn customers away.

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