Sat, 28 Jan 2023

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Texas officials warn state electric grid vulnerable to extreme weather

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Federal Reserve has announced that despite the adoption of safeguards after a deadly February 2021 cold ...

Japan employers agree with prime minister to raise wages

TOKYO, Japan: More than half of major Japanese companies are planning to raise wages this year, after Prime Minister Fumio ...

Among Amazon staff to be cut include those in Canada, Costa Rica, US

Reuters has reported that Amazon.com is making plans to cut 18,000 employees worldwide, including in the US, Canada and Costa ...

German FM under fire over war with Russia comment

Opposition politicians have accused Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock of being unfit for her jobGerman Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has faced ...

Brazil refuses to sell tank ammo for Ukraine media

Lula da Silva had previously said that Kiev deserves some blame for the current conflictBrazilian President Lula da Silva shot ...

Ukraine restricts official trips after scandal

The move comes after President Zelensky's party expelled a MP over Thailand beach videoThe government in Kiev on Friday issued ...

Turkey Summons Danish Envoy Over Quran-burning Protest

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Turkey summoned the Danish ambassador and accused Denmark of endorsing a 'hate crime' after an anti-Islam activist ...

Eating mixed tree nuts helps reduce cardiovascular risk: Research

California [US], January 28 (ANI): In a study published online this week in the journal Nutrients, researchers discovered that eating ...

Mercury helps to detail Earth's most massive extinction event: Research

Connecticut [US], January 28 (ANI): The Latest Permian Mass Extinction (LPME), which killed between 80 and 90 per cent of ...

Measles virus 'cooperates' with itself to cause fatal encephalitis: Research

Fukuoka [Japan], January 28 (ANI): Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, or SSPE, a rare but devastating neurological condition that can develop years ...

Seven Killed in Synagogue Attack as West Bank Violence Spirals

jerusalem/gaza - A gunman killed at least seven people and wounded 10 others in a synagogue on the outskirts of ...

Braves extend manager Brian Snitker through 2025

For the second time in a span in two years, the Atlanta Braves lengthened the contract of Brian Snitker, extending ...

UN Chief Leads Ceremony to Remember Holocaust Victims

Geneva - The United Nations held a solemn ceremony Friday to mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of ...

Germany apologizes after African Union accuses it of insult

The Foreign Ministry made a botched joke about Russia's foreign minister visiting the continent ?not to see leopards?Germany's attempt to ...

15th BRICS summit to take place in South Africa's Durban in late August this year

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The 15th BRICS summit is all set to take place in South Africa's Durban ...

ICRC to boost cooperation with China on humanitarian aid

© Provided by Xinhua Mardini named China "a key player in the international arena" which has "played a very positive ...

Don't want to lose Border Gavaskar Trophy third time: Marcus Stoinis after joining Sharjah Warriors

By Vipul KashyapDubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis who joined Sharjah Warriors at ILT20 in UAE and ...

U.S. to host 16-team Copa America in 2024

The 2024 Copa America will be played in the United States, organizers confirmed Friday. The 16-team men's soccer tournament will ...

Seeking 20th straight win, No. 21 FAU hosts Western Kentucky

No. 21 Florida Atlantic stands one victory away from matching its highest win total for a single season in program ...

Young tech firms modernize India's milk production: Report

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Startups in India, the world's largest milk producer, are using the latest technology to ...

Akshay Kumar hails India's global growth at SCO Film Festival

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): India has come a long way since Independence. It's one of the most powerful ...

UP receives Rs 9K crores investment proposals in Chandigarh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government in its eighth and last roadshow organised in ...

Finnish Journalists Found Guilty of Revealing State Secrets

HELSINKI - A Finnish court on Friday said two journalists at Finland's largest daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat were found guilty ...

2,000 Nigerian Refugees Leaving Cameroon but Majority to Stay

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Hundreds of Nigerian refugees who fled Boko Haram terrorism to northern Cameroon started returning home this week, ...

EU's Borrell Urges South Africa to Get Russia to End Ukraine War

JOHANNESBURG - The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell visited South Africa on Friday, urging Pretoria to use its ...

Chinese authorities detain Tibetan writer for allegedly contacting exiles outside China

Lhasa [Tibet], January 27 (ANI): The Chinese authorities in Tibet have detained a 30-year-old Tibetan writer and former teacher for ...

France celebrates 25th anniversary of signature of Indo-French Strategic Partnership

Paris [France], January 27 (ANI): France's Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs on Thursday said that France is celebrating the ...

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Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

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