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 ...

China could claim resource-rich regions of moon: Report

Beijing [China], January 28 (ANI): NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has warned that China could claim resource-rich regions of the moon ...

Sam Ryder clings to Farmers lead as Jon Rahm charges into second

Sam Ryder maintained the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open and drew one step closer to winning on the PGA ...

HKSAR gov't strongly disapproves of U.S. memo related to Hong Kong

© Provided by Xinhua HONG KONG, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Friday ...

Xi's authoritarian rule worries China's wealthy, several immigrate overseas

Beijing [China], January 28 (ANI): Xi Jinping's authoritarian rule in China has become a cause of worry for the business ...

Govt to give farmer-centric programmes in agriculture: CM Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that the government will give farmer-centric ...

"Anil Antony not ready to join BJP", says former KPCC chief Muraleedharan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 28 (ANI): Former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President K Muraleedharan on Friday asked Congress leader AK ...

Former UP minister challenges Akhilesh Yadav to throw out SP leader from party over remarks on Ramcharitmanas

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 28 (ANI): Former Uttar Pradesh Minister Sidharth Nath Singh launched a scathing attack on Samajwadi ...

Food and travel show 'Somebody Feed Phil' renewed for season 7

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The seventh season of Phil Rosenthal's food and travel programme 'Somebody Feed Phil' on Netflix ...

US condemns terror attack in Jerusalem that claimed 8 lives, calls it 'heinous'

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The White House on Friday condemned the terror attack in a synagogue in Jerusalem that ...

Pakistan facing net wheat deficit of 2.37 million metric tons, says food minister

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Pakistan National Assembly member and Minister for National Food Security and Research Tariq Bashir Cheema ...

US Weighs Turkey, Greece Jet Sales Amid NATO Expansion

washington - As the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden seeks to secure NATO enlargement with the accession of Sweden ...

Rob Huebel to join cast of series 'Goosebumps': Reports

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Rob Huebel has been cast in a regular guest star role for the Disney series ...

Amid food shortage, over 3 million Afghan children face acute malnutrition in 2023

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Amid reeling economic crisis and political turmoil, the sufferings of Afghan children have gone worse ...

'The Last of Us' renewed for another season

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): HBO has announced that "The Last of Us" will return for a second season. According ...

Congress calls for probe after report raises concerns on shares of Adani Group

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): The Congress on Friday called for an investigation after a US-based research firm in ...

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 ...

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Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

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 ...

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