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Tonga volcano: 84% of population affected by ash fall and tsunami
Tonga volcano: 84% of population affected by ash fall and tsunami

The latest update from the Tongan government confirms the scope of damage and the arrival of aid.

St. Paul liquor store employee shot while trying to stop shoplifter
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  • 2022-01-24 06:37:00Z

Jan. 24-An employee at a St. Paul liquor store who confronted a shoplifter Sunday afternoon was shot twice and is in stable condition, police said. Officers ...

Canadian hospitals strain as Omicron hits health workers
Canadian hospitals strain as Omicron hits health workers
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  • 2022-01-24 06:04:18Z

After a year as an emergency department nurse at a busy Toronto hospital in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, Aimee Earhart called it quits last week...

After 160 Years, Standard Bank Goes 99% Digital During Pandemic
After 160 Years, Standard Bank Goes 99% Digital During Pandemic

(Bloomberg) -- Standard Bank Group Ltd. said 99% of its transaction volumes in South Africa are now cashless, a trend that has helped the continent's largest...

Jan. 6 investigator fired from University of Virginia post by state
Jan. 6 investigator fired from University of Virginia post by state's new GOP attorney general

The lead investigator for the Jan. 6 House select committee investigating the Capitol riot has been fired from his position as the University of Virginia's...

EXPLAINER: Why effort to help Afghanistan is falling short
EXPLAINER: Why effort to help Afghanistan is falling short
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  • 2022-01-24 05:17:48Z

As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan is getting worse. Freezing temperatures are compounding misery from the downward spiral that has come...

Oregon Mask Mandate Hearing On How
Oregon Mask Mandate Hearing On How 'Permanent' Isn't 'Forever'

The Oregon Health Authority Holds A Hearing Monday On Plans For "Permanent" Mask Mandate Which Isn't A "Forever" Mandate.

Is Nanoco Group (LON:NANO) Using Too Much Debt?
Is Nanoco Group (LON:NANO) Using Too Much Debt?

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Singapore reviews inflation forecasts as core prices near 8-year high
Singapore reviews inflation forecasts as core prices near 8-year high

Singapore is reviewing its official inflation forecasts, authorities said on Monday, after data showed its key price gauge climbed in December by the fastest...

Asian shares mixed, extending Wall Street losses
Asian shares mixed, extending Wall Street losses
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  • 2022-01-24 05:05:37Z

Shares were mixed Monday in Asia after Wall Street logged its worst week since the pandemic began in 2020. Benchmarks declined in Hong Kong, Seoul and...

Arizona Senate, Which Hired Cyber Ninjas, Now Desperately Seeking Its Election Records
Arizona Senate, Which Hired Cyber Ninjas, Now Desperately Seeking Its Election Records

Cyber Ninjas has shut its doors, but court is still demanding hidden public records in "fraudit" over Donald Trump's election loss.

Maison Kitsuné Enters Canadian Market With Vancouver Store and Café
Maison Kitsuné Enters Canadian Market With Vancouver Store and Café

The new Maison Kitsuné and Café Kitsuné locations sit side-by-side in the historic Gastown neighborhood.

China Welcomes Third Louis Vuitton Maison in Chengdu
China Welcomes Third Louis Vuitton Maison in Chengdu

The Chengdu maison marks the first time Vuitton has integrated an entire historic building into its store design.

GCDS Opens More Stores in China
GCDS Opens More Stores in China

The brand's bullish plans for the country are coming full circle with the opening of GCDS directly operated flagships in Beijing and Shanghai.

Chiara Ferragni Eyes Selling Stake in Her Company to Fuel Further Growth
Chiara Ferragni Eyes Selling Stake in Her Company to Fuel Further Growth

The young entrepreneur has given a mandate to BNP Paribas to help find an investor in her company.

BCSO: Man found shot to death in field on West Side
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  • 2022-01-24 05:01:00Z

Jan. 24-A man was found shot to death in a field on the west end of Gun Club SW on Sunday morning. At about 7:30 a.m., police were called to the unresponsive...

Fed Tightening No Longer Spells Doom in Today
Fed Tightening No Longer Spells Doom in Today's Emerging Markets

(Bloomberg) -- Inflation hawks are about to get what they want from the Federal Reserve -- which means emerging markets are about to get what they've...

Is There An Opportunity With Telstra Corporation Limited
Is There An Opportunity With Telstra Corporation Limited's (ASX:TLS) 21% Undervaluation?

Does the January share price for Telstra Corporation Limited ( ASX:TLS ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies
Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies
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  • 2022-01-24 04:53:34Z

French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. Mugler, who...

People Are Sharing Famous Companies That Went Bankrupt Over Bad Decisions, And Now I Finally Know What Happened To RadioShack
People Are Sharing Famous Companies That Went Bankrupt Over Bad Decisions, And Now I Finally Know What Happened To RadioShack

"They nearly went under as a result of an extremely cringeworthy speech from their CEO."View Entire Post ›

Temasek to acquire Bridgepoint
Temasek to acquire Bridgepoint's UK-based testing firm for $7 billion -sources

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Singapore's Temasek Holdings has agreed to buy Element Materials Technology for about $7 billion, as it sees an opportunity to boost...

Australia PM Morrison loses control of WeChat Chinese account as election looms
Australia PM Morrison loses control of WeChat Chinese account as election looms
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  • 2022-01-24 04:32:26Z

SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal Party lost access to his official WeChat social media account months ago, politicians...

What Kind Of Investors Own Most Of EnQuest PLC (LON:ENQ)?
What Kind Of Investors Own Most Of EnQuest PLC (LON:ENQ)?

A look at the shareholders of EnQuest PLC ( LON:ENQ ) can tell us which group is most powerful. Insiders often own a...

White House to hold second Competition Council meet on Monday -federal officials
White House to hold second Competition Council meet on Monday -federal officials
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  • 2022-01-24 04:20:52Z

The White House is set to hold the second meeting of its Competition Council on Monday, federal agencies said on Sunday. Officials from two federal agencies...

Toyota says its Tianjin joint venture resumed production on Jan 22
Toyota says its Tianjin joint venture resumed production on Jan 22
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  • 2022-01-24 04:11:57Z

Toyota said operations at its joint venture complex in the eastern Chinese city of Tianjin resumed operations on Saturday after measures to curb the spread...

Two shot in separate incidents Sunday, one fatally
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  • 2022-01-24 04:05:00Z

Jan. 23-Albuquerque police say one person is in the hospital in critical condition after a shooting near Central and Coors early Sunday morning. Albuquerque ...

Shares Rise Most in 10 Weeks; Agile Exits JV: Evergrande Update
Shares Rise Most in 10 Weeks; Agile Exits JV: Evergrande Update

(Bloomberg) -- Shares and bonds in Chinese property companies gained, with China Evergrande Group's stock jumping the most in 10 weeks after signs of...

Some Hong Kong civil servants to work from home as COVID spreads
Some Hong Kong civil servants to work from home as COVID spreads
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  • 2022-01-24 03:49:49Z

HONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong will take steps from Tuesday to cut the number of civil servants working in their offices, as it battles a spate of COVID-19...

1-month lockdown lifts in Chinese city, 2M in Beijing tested
1-month lockdown lifts in Chinese city, 2M in Beijing tested
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  • 2022-01-24 03:46:05Z

Chinese authorities lifted a monthlong lockdown on the northern city of Xi'an and its 13 million residents Monday as infections subside ahead of the Winter...

New Zealand Moves Country To
New Zealand Moves Country To 'Red' Alert Amid Omicron, PM Cancels Wedding

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the "red" level wouldn't mean more lockdowns, but Kiwis should expect new restrictions for "some weeks" to come.

How Are You Doing? Coping During America
How Are You Doing? Coping During America's Pandemic Depression

KONKOL COLUMN: Compared to 2019, when about 11 percent of adults had anxiety and depression, the number of folks in the dumps has spiked.

Dedham Select Board Member Sarah MacDonald Will Not Run Again
Dedham Select Board Member Sarah MacDonald Will Not Run Again

MacDonald, who served four non-consecutuive terms, cited community division as a reason for her decision as well as the social media culture

NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora transferred to another hospital, fights for life after Harlem shooting killed partner

The young NYPD officer critically wounded by a gunman who killed his partner in Harlem is being transferred to another hospital as he continues to fight for ...

UAE says it intercepts 2 ballistic missilles over Abu Dhabi
UAE says it intercepts 2 ballistic missilles over Abu Dhabi
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  • 2022-01-24 03:05:30Z

The United Arab Emirates intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting Abu Dhabi early Monday, its state-run news agency reported, the latest attack to target...

Asian markets follow Wall St down as traders eye Fed meeting
Asian markets follow Wall St down as traders eye Fed meeting

Equities sank in Asian trade Monday following another painful sell-off on Wall Street, with investors' focus on the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting...

Does human trafficking happen here? Bucks County says look no further than illicit massage businesses. Here
Does human trafficking happen here? Bucks County says look no further than illicit massage businesses. Here's the plan to stop it.
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  • 2022-01-24 03:00:27Z

Bucks County adopted an ordinance to regulate massage businesses countywide, becoming the first county government in Pennsylvania to do so.

County outlines its priority list for big projects
County outlines its priority list for big projects

Pope School and a new juvenile detention center top the list for the county.

City Council backtracks, passes edited American Rescue Plan funding plan, to vote on another
City Council backtracks, passes edited American Rescue Plan funding plan, to vote on another

A previously un-passed version of an American Rescue Plan funding plan was resurrected this, with more changes to come in February.

Ohio
Ohio's House Bill 6 corruption case: 'It's all systems go,' former federal prosecutor says
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  • 2022-01-24 03:00:12Z

In recent months, pieces have fallen into place for the federal government to move forward on the biggest public corruption case in state history.

US threatens sweeping export controls against Russian industries
US threatens sweeping export controls against Russian industries
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  • 2022-01-24 02:56:36Z

The U.S. is threatening to use sweeping export controls against key Russian industries if Moscow invades Ukraine, a senior administration official confirmed ...

DC police officer rushed to hospital after getting shot
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  • 2022-01-24 02:52:25Z

A police officer was shot in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening and at least one suspect is barricaded, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Cirque du Soleil exec named new Kravis Center CEO
Cirque du Soleil exec named new Kravis Center CEO

Diane Quinn will begin her new job on Jan. 31.

German military official who said it
German military official who said it's 'easy' to give Putin the respect he probably 'deserves' resigns
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  • 2022-01-24 02:36:04Z

Germany's navy chief resigned on Saturday after saying Crimea would "never come back" to Ukraine, and suggesting Russian President Vladimir Putin deserves...

Virginia man arrested for stealing six newborn husky puppies and cash from pet grooming salon
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  • 2022-01-24 02:33:58Z

A 50-year-old Virginia man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly breaking into a pet grooming salon and stealing six husky puppies and cash, according to...

Texas 'Granddaddy Bandit' wanted by FBI for allegedly attempting to rob two banks
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  • 2022-01-24 02:26:07Z

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is searching for an alleged bank robber nicknamed "Granddaddy Bandit" who is accused of attempting to rob two Houston...

Biden weighs troop deployment near Ukraine as U.S. orders embassy families out, issues travel warnings
Biden weighs troop deployment near Ukraine as U.S. orders embassy families out, issues travel warnings

Defense Secretary Austin briefed Biden on U.S. military options for responding to Russia, including moving U.S. troops to countries bordering Ukraine.

5 homicide victims found near North 21st and West Wright streets in Milwaukee
5 homicide victims found near North 21st and West Wright streets in Milwaukee
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  • 2022-01-24 02:17:34Z

Milwaukee police are investigating the deaths of five people found near North 21st and West Wright streets as homicides.

Fact check: Root canals do not impair immune system, experts say
Fact check: Root canals do not impair immune system, experts say

A post online says root canals weaken your immune system, but that's false, according to experts and research.

RFK Jr. Likens Anti-Vaxxer Struggle To Holocaust Victims, Including Anne Frank
RFK Jr. Likens Anti-Vaxxer Struggle To Holocaust Victims, Including Anne Frank

"Even in Hitler's Germany, you could cross the Alps into Switzerland, you could hide in an attic like Anne Frank did," Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said.

iPhone Assembler Hon Hai Expects
iPhone Assembler Hon Hai Expects 'Unprecedented' First Quarter

(Bloomberg) -- Key iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. may achieve an "unprecedented" performance in the first quarter, according to Chairman...

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