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Rating the English Proficiency of Countries and Industries Around the World


 In the aviation industry, miscommunication can be fatal. More than 1,000 deaths in plane crashes have been due to communication failures, often between crews that speak English and crews that don’t. Since 2001, English has been the international language of pilots and air traffic controllers, and airlines across the world have …

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LeBron James donating $2.5M to Muhammad Ali exhibit at Smithsonian


The Cleveland Cavaliers star, his charitable foundation and James’ business partner Maverick Carter are donating a total of $2.5 million to the new exhibit, “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change.”USA TODAY SPORTS (Photo: Trevor Ruszkowski, USA TODAY Sports) WASHINGTON — A longtime admirer of Muhammad Ali, LeBron James said he jumped at …

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Hong Kong has second most expensive street in the world


Causeway Bay puts Hong Kong at second, while New York’s Fifth Avenue takes first place Shops along New York’s Upper 5th Avenue are paying the world’s highest rents, according to one global real estate firm. The likes of Cartier, Abercrombie & Fitch and Apple have flagship stores dotting the 5th …

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