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 2022-01-28 17:34 

Reuters

Canada budget deficit shrinks over first eight months of 2021/22...

OTTAWA, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Canada recorded a much smaller budget deficit in the first eight months of fiscal 2021/22 compared to the same period a year ago, as the costs of the COVID-19 crisis continued to recede, the finance ministry said on Friday....

 2022-01-28 17:32 

UPI

Report: Severe hunger affects 40% of Tigray region...

Severe hunger in the Tigray region -- which has been subject to constant conflict for 15 months -- affects almost 40% of all people who live there, a new assessment shows....

 2022-01-28 17:31 

Reuters

Pennsylvania court strikes down state's mail-in voting law...

A Pennsylvania court has found a no-excuses mail-in voting law to violate the state's constitution, raising doubts over access to the ballot in the battleground state ahead of important election contests later this year....

 2022-01-28 17:30 

UPI

NFL playoffs: Bengals-Chiefs, Rams-49ers fight for Super Bowl berths...

Two NFL teams will emerge Sunday night with invitations to Super Bowl LVI. The Kansas City Chiefs host the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC title game. The Los Angeles Rams host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC finale....

 2022-01-28 17:26 

UPI

Low-income schools more vulnerable to disasters, government report says...

A recent report from the GAO shows that school districts that serve children from low-income households and other marginalized backgrounds face heightened challenges when recovering from natural disasters....

 2022-01-28 17:25 

Reuters

Europe Distillates Diesel six-month backwardation at widest in 14 years...

European diesel's six-month spread hit its widest backwardation since March 2008 on Friday, reaching $66.25 a tonne on tight supplies, Refinitiv Eikon data showed....

 2022-01-28 17:25 

Reuters

Chiefs host Bengals, Rams face 49ers; Super Bowl trip at stake...

The Kansas City Chiefs host the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend in a showdown of elite quarterbacks while the Los Angeles Rams hope to reverse their fortunes against the San Francisco 49ers in two games that will determine the Super Bowl matchup....

 2022-01-28 17:24 

Reuters

U.S. appeals court upholds California net neutrality law...

A U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday upheld California's net neutrality law, saying a 2017 decision by the Federal Communications Commission to reverse federal internet protections could not bar state action....

 2022-01-28 17:23 

AP

SC motorcycle deaths reach four-decade high of 154 in 2021...

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina reported more deaths on motorcycles in 2021 than any year in the past four decades.A total of 154 motorcyclists died in crashes, up 9% from the number of deat......

 2022-01-28 17:23 

AP

Gov. Doug Burgum aware of data center developer's dark past...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum was aware of the troubled past of a businessman involved in the construction of a $1.9 billion data center in northwestern North Dakota, a spokesman said Fri......

 2022-01-28 17:23 

UPI

What to stream this weekend: 'The Afterparty,' 'Janet Jackson,' WWE 'Royal Rumble'...

"The Afterparty," WWE "Royal Rumble," "Saturday Night Live" with Willem Dafoe and "The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window" are some of the entertainment options streaming this weekend....

 2022-01-28 17:22 

AP

Bob Dole's burial Wednesday in Arlington National Cemetery...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The late Bob Dole, a former U.S. Senate majority leader and Republican presidential nominee also celebrated as a World War II hero, will be buried with military honors Wednesday......

 2022-01-28 17:22 

Reuters

-Five members of Team Canada delegation in COVID-19 protocol...

The Canadian Olympic Committee said on Friday five members from their 246-person Olympic delegation in Beijing have been placed in COVID-19 protocols ahead of next week's Winter Olympics....

 2022-01-28 17:17 

AP

Former Ohio congressman, newspaper chief Clarence Brown dies...

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — Clarence "Bud" Brown Jr., a former congressman from Ohio and retired chairman of the now-defunct Brown Publishing Co., has died, according to a funeral home in his hometown. He ......

 2022-01-28 17:17 

AP

Man City's Kyle Walker gets 3-game European ban for red card...

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City defender Kyle Walker will miss round-of-16 games against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League after receiving a three-match European ban from UEFA on Fri......

 2022-01-28 17:16 

Reuters

Turkey logs record 93,586 new COVID cases -health ministry...

Turkey has recorded 93,586 new COVID-19 cases in the space of 24 hours, its highest daily figure of the pandemic, health ministry data showed on Friday....

 2022-01-28 17:15 

AP

3 indicted in fire at Wendy's after Rayshard Brooks killing...

ATLANTA (AP) — Three people have been indicted on arson charges in the burning of the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June 2020.A Fulton County ......

 2022-01-28 17:15 

Reuters

Why U.S. natural gas prices spiked by a record 70% on Thursday...

U.S. natural gas futures soared over 70% during the last half hour of trade on Thursday and closed up 46% in their highest daily percentage gains on record. The move puzzled a number of market-watchers, who struggled to explain what could have caused such...

 2022-01-28 17:14 

UPI

Watch: Rupert Grint says 'Harry Potter' reunion was 'really special'...

Rupert Grint discussed the "Harry Potter" reunion for HBO Max and Season 3 of his series "Servant" on "Today."...

 2022-01-28 17:13 

UPI

Video shows man pointing metal object at Nashville police before they fired...

A Nashville police video released Thursday night shows Landon Estep, 37, pulling an object and suddenly pointing it at officers before he was fatally shot....

 2022-01-28 17:11 

AP

After huge pandemic losses, governments see rapid rebound...

State and local governments lost at least $117 billion of expected revenue early in the pandemic, according to an Associated Press analysis, but many are now awash in record amounts of money, boost......

 2022-01-28 17:11 

AP

Star-studded LA Rams host surging 49ers in NFC title game...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald has been around long enough to know he might not get this chance again. The same goes for everybody in the Los Angeles Rams' constellation of stars around him.......

 2022-01-28 17:10 

Reuters

W. Africa Crude Asian demand keeps diffs high but backwardation weighs...

Swift East Asian buying ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday supported differentials for West African crude but market structure and freight costs could soon end the rally....

 2022-01-28 17:09 

Reuters

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Google’s Bharti stake levels India’s playing field | Reuters...

There's but one way to take on Reliance Industries' reputation as the best telecom operator in India: get Alphabet's validation. The search company's Google fund is spending $700 million on new shares amounting to 1.2% of Bharti Airtel , t...

 2022-01-28 17:09 

Reuters

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Washington LB David Mayo signs one-year deal | Reuters...

Washington Football Team linebacker David Mayo signed a one-year contract extension on Friday....

 2022-01-28 17:09 

AP

Bill passes for in-person visits in long-term care centers...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers wrapped up work Friday on extending a pandemic-related provision allowing designated family and friends to visit residents of long-term care facilities.The ......

 2022-01-28 17:08 

AP

Gov tells Bette Midler to kiss dog's 'hiney' -- and shows it...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has a message for singer and actress Bette Midler, who called West Virginians "poor, illiterate and strung out" in a tweet after Sen. Joe Manchin refused t......

 2022-01-28 17:08 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK stocks slip, midcaps mark worst month in nearly two years | Reuters...

British stocks weakened on Friday as investors locked in gains in bank shares, while the prospect of more policy tightening saw the domestically-exposed midcap index mark its weakest month in nearly two years....

 2022-01-28 17:08 

AP

For tornado-ravaged churches, rebuilding means rethinking...

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Mayfield First United Methodist Church, a century-old temple with stately columns and stained-glass windows, has long been an anchor in the life of Kathy O'Nan, the city's 68-y......

 2022-01-28 17:05 

Reuters

DEA can access New Hampshire drug database without a warrant, court rules...

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration can gain access to records in a database the state of New Hampshire maintains of opioids and other drugs prescribed to patients statewide without a search warrant, a federal appeals court has ruled....

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