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 2022-01-28 14:40 

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Some Kazakh protesters feel they were tricked into fuelling clan feud...

Some anti-government protesters in Kazakhstan, angry at a steep rise in car fuel prices, said their peaceful demonstrations this month were hijacked by mysterious masked men and that they feel they were tricked into fuelling a clan power struggle....

 2022-01-28 14:40 

AP

Alabama city's logo was meant to inspire, but some hate it...

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A northern Alabama city's new logo is sparking a visceral reaction among residents.When Florence unveiled its new logo this week, it drew immediate backlash and an online peti......

 2022-01-28 14:38 

UPI

Era of consensus passing with retirement of moderate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer...

Stephen Breyer will leave a legacy that reflects the Supreme Court he joined nearly three decades ago -- less fractious and less partisan than the bench he is reportedly set to leave at the end of the current term....

 2022-01-28 14:37 

Reuters

Staying put but splurging: China's hotels, restaurants to see Lunar New Year boost...

Hotels and restaurants in China's big cities are bracing for a rush of guests over the Lunar New Year as people forced by COVID-19 curbs to give up plans to go home for family re-unions opt instead to stay put and celebrate in other ways....

 2022-01-28 14:37 

AP

A key inflation gauge rose 5.8% in 2021, most in 39 years...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 5.8% last year, the sharpest increase since 1982, as brisk consumer spending collided with snarled supply c......

 2022-01-28 14:36 

AP

Syrian fighters search for IS sleeper cells near prison...

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters searched Friday near a Syrian prison for Islamic State group militants as dozens of armed extremists holed up in a small part of the jail, a Kurdish o......

 2022-01-28 14:36 

Reuters

Breakdown: Real profit and loss in the metaverse...

Mark Zuckerberg loves the metaverse, even to the point of renaming Facebook as Meta Platforms . Nascent virtual worlds like Decentraland have the potential to be the next social-networking hits. Punters can also profit by, say, snagging virtual real estat...

 2022-01-28 14:34 

AP

Rhode Island to distribute 500,000 at-home COVID-19 tests...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Another half a million at-home tests for COVID-19 are being distributed to residents in Rhode Island.Gov. Dan McKee said Thursday that 70% of the tests will go to city and t......

 2022-01-28 14:32 

AP

Perfect tans, less COVID cares on Rio de Janeiro rooftop...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When the pandemic hit Rio de Janeiro, Sabrina Crespo da Silva and her girlfriends were forced to live — for the first time — without the beach. But they couldn't bear losing t......

 2022-01-28 14:30 

Reuters

Copper to soften in 2022 on growing supply and rate hikes...

Copper prices are set to languish this year, weighed down by weaker demand as rising interest rates curb economic growth while mines churn out more supply....

 2022-01-28 14:29 

Reuters

Le Pen's campaign hit by niece calling rival far-right Zemmour a better candidate...

Marine Le Pen's niece Marion Marechal, a popular figure among far-right French voters, on Friday said Eric Zemmour was a better presidential candidate, piling woes onto a campaign already troubled by the defection of two EU lawmakers....

 2022-01-28 14:26 

AP

Prince Andrew gives up membership of prestigious golf club...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew has given up his honorary membership of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, one of the world's most prestigious golf clubs, as he fights allegations ......

 2022-01-28 14:24 

Reuters

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Indian village mourns family who froze to death on U.S.-Canada border | Reuters...

Relatives and neighbours of the Indian family who froze to death near the US-Canada border last week said the father repeatedly failed to secure better paid jobs in recent years, prompting them to take a risky trip aided by an illegal migrant network....

 2022-01-28 14:24 

UPI

Watch: Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson discuss their 'interesting' sibling dynamic...

Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson discussed the importance of sibling relationships on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."...

 2022-01-28 14:22 

Reuters

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Fed needs to tighten 'a little bit:" Kashkari | Reuters...

With inflation higher and lasting longer than expected, the Federal Reserve needs to take its foot off the monetary gas pedal...

 2022-01-28 14:21 

AP

Djokovic feted in Montenegro amid new virus test doubts...

BUDVA, Montenegro (AP) — Tennis star Novak Djokovic received honors at a small Adriatic Sea resort in Montenegro on Friday even as doubts re-emerged about the positive COVID-19 test he used to try ......

 2022-01-28 14:20 

Reuters

Team Taiwan won't be at Winter Games opening ceremony...

Taiwan's small team for next month's Winter Olympics in Beijing will not take part in either the opening or closing ceremonies, the government said on Friday, blaming delayed flights, tough anti-COVID-19 rules and an early departure....

 2022-01-28 14:19 

Reuters

Donors seek more WHO action on sexual abuse after Congo scandal...

A group of more than 50 countries, led by Britain, asked the World Health Organization on Friday to strengthen its approach to dealing with sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment, saying such cases "deeply undermine" its important work....

 2022-01-28 14:18 

AP

Emergency crews on scene of bridge collapse in Pittsburgh...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Emergency crews Friday were on the scene of a bridge collapse in Pittsburgh.Police reported the span, on Forbes Avenue over Fern Hollow Creek in Frick Park, came down around 6 a.m......

 2022-01-28 14:17 

AP

HP wins $5 billion fraud lawsuit against UK software tycoon...

Tech giant HP won a multibillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against a British businessmen it accused of fraud after purchasing his software company Autonomy a decade ago.The decision by the U.K.'s High ......

 2022-01-28 14:16 

Reuters

Baltic index logs best day in four months on higher capesize rates...

The Baltic Exchange's dry bulk sea freight index registered its biggest daily percentage gain since September on Friday, boosted by a jump in capesize vessel rates....

 2022-01-28 14:16 

AP

Downhill ski races at Matterhorn to make World Cup debut...

ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — Skiing's newest downhill course that crosses between Switzerland and Italy next to the Matterhorn mountain will have its debut World Cup races in October, the Internatio......

 2022-01-28 14:16 

Reuters

Cathie Wood's ARK buys the dip in Tesla shares after months of selling...

Star stock picker and noted Tesla Inc bull Cathie Wood's ARK Invest took advantage of a slump in the electric-car maker's shares following its results, piling into the stock after months of paring back holdings....

 2022-01-28 14:15 

UPI

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visits Kansas City to push infrastructure law...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is expected to travel to Kansas City, Kan., Friday to tout spending from the new infrastructure law....

 2022-01-28 14:09 

Reuters

Stellantis commitments in Italy unaffected by early loan repayment - union...

Management at carmaker Stellantis , has confirmed its commitment to preserve jobs and plants in Italy despite the early repayment of a 6.3 billion euro ($7.03 billion) state-backed loan, the Uilm union said in a statement....

 2022-01-28 14:07 

Reuters

Britain to start rolling out Pfizer COVID pill next month...

Britain will start rolling out Pfizer's COVID-19 pill to vulnerable people next month, the health ministry said on Friday, targeting the treatment at people with compromised immune systems for whom the vaccine can be less effective....

 2022-01-28 14:04 

UPI

Antonee Robinson, U.S. beat El Salvador in World Cup soccer qualifier...

Antonee Robinson smacked a half-volley laser into the net, then cartwheeled and backflipped to celebrate the lone score in a United States Men's National Team's World Cup qualifier win over El Salvador in Columbus, Ohio....

 2022-01-28 14:03 

Reuters

Zimbabwe's Taylor banned over money received from spot-fixers-ICC...

Former Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor has been banned from all cricket for 3-1/2 years after admitting he received a $15,000 "deposit" for spot-fixing, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday....

 2022-01-28 14:02 

Reuters

LIVE MARKETS Bearishness hits 9-year high...

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 2022-01-28 13:59 

Reuters

U.S. labor costs increase solidly in the fourth quarter...

U.S. labor costs increased strongly in the fourth quarter, pointing to a rapidly tightening jobs market and supporting the Federal Reserve's shift towards raising interest rates....

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