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Here’s How Apple CEO Earned 500% More In 2021

KEY POINTS Tim Cook received $98.73 million in total compensation in Apple’s fiscal 2021 The sum included $82.35 million in stock awards, a $12 million bonus tied to performance targets and a $3 million base salary He reportedly earned $14.8 million in salary in 2020 Apple CEO Tim Cook’s compensation ballooned to nearly $100 million in 2021, a sixfold …

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Djokovic Saga Throws Light On Migrants’ Ordeal In Australia

It was the most unlikely Australian residence for the world’s number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic: a grim, five-storey former hotel with no check-out allowed. For four nights, Melbourne’s infamous “alternative place of detention” for migrants became his abode: no tennis courts, no swimming pool and no leaving. Dozens of journalists and scores of fans, …

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Myanmar Teak Exports To US Bypassing Coup Sanctions: Activists

Nearly 1,600 tonnes of teak from Myanmar were exported to American companies last year, circumventing US sanctions imposed to deny the junta millions of dollars in profits, an activist group said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since a February 1 coup triggered widespread unrest that the military has sought to quell …

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UK’s Johnson Faces Fresh Scandal Over Lockdown Party Breach

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was embroiled Tuesday in another scandal over his government’s alleged lockdown breaches as police said they were investigating a Downing Street gathering attended by dozens of top officials. In the latest in a string of such allegations, Johnson and others allegedly held a drinks gathering in the garden of his …

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Does The Land Of Shakespeare Care For 400-year-old Moliere?

US actor Denis O’Hare could sense the ghost of Moliere smiling as he rode his co-star Olivia Williams like a horse on stage at London’s National Theatre. Usually a rather cerebral place, the National’s audience was in stitches as O’Hare’s character Tartuffe, from the classic 17th-century French play, tried to disguise his adulterous antics as …

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