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 2022-09-23 01:07 

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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake briefly shakes Tokyo buildings...

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 briefly struck the southern part of Japan's Ibaraki prefecture on Friday, authorities said, shaking buildings in Tokyo....

 2022-09-23 01:07 

AP

Yellen to visit North Carolina ahead of tight midterm races...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen heads to the Durham, North Carolina, area next Tuesday as part of her ongoing tour to promote the Biden administration's legislative agenda ahead o......

 2022-09-23 01:05 

Reuters

Poorer nations face rising debt servicing costs in 2024 - report...

Some of the nations most vulnerable to climate change face a sharp rise in debt service payments in the coming two years, hampering their ability to invest in climate proofing and shoring up their economies, a research report found....

 2022-09-23 01:00 

AP

Town's ex-finance director pleads guilty to embezzling $500K...

SPRING LAKE, N.C. (AP) — The former finance director of a North Carolina town pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $500,000 from the town, federal prosecutors announced. The office of U......

 2022-09-23 00:58 

AP

Louisiana No. 4 in rate of dangerous West Nile virus cases...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Preliminary federal data shows Louisiana has the nation's fourth-highest rate of dangerous West Nile virus infections, so people should protect themselves from mosquitoes, t......

 2022-09-23 00:58 

Reuters

Hiddink assistant role was one-off says Socceroos coach Arnold...

Australia coach Graham Arnold insisted Guus Hiddink's stint as his assistant during the 1-0 win over New Zealand in Brisbane on Thursday was a one-off and the Dutchman will not be working alongside him at the World Cup finals in Qatar....

 2022-09-23 00:51 

UPI

Kamala Harris calls on Democratic attorneys general to 'defend our rights'...

Vice President Kamala Harris warned Democratic attorneys general that the country's "fundamental rights are at assault," including abortion access, in an appeal to voters before the midterm elections....

 2022-09-23 00:47 

Reuters

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Oil prices rise as Iran deal stalls, Russian supply amid conflict | Reuters...

Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Friday on the prospect that a stalled Iran nuclear agreement and Moscow's new mobilization campaign in its invasion of Ukraine would further restrict global supplies....

 2022-09-23 00:32 

Reuters

California takes step away from natural gas to heat buildings...

California air quality regulators on Thursday voted to require all new space and water heaters sold in the state by 2030 have no emissions, a step toward phasing out the use of natural gas for heating homes and businesses....

 2022-09-23 00:25 

Reuters

LG Energy inks cobalt, lithium supply deals with three Canadian miners...

South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution said on Friday it has signed agreements on lithium and cobalt sourcing with three Canadian mining firms in a bid to expand its footprint in North America....

 2022-09-23 00:24 

AP

Zack Britton returns to Yankees after Tommy John surgery...

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Britton prepared to walk out to the bullpen for his first major league game in 13 months. He was hoping Aaron Judge would send home run No. 61 into the New York Yankees bullpen......

 2022-09-23 00:23 

AP

NC prison commissioner lured back to run new Cabinet agency...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina's prison operations during the COVID-19 pandemic is Gov. Roy Cooper's choice to become secretary of a new standalone Cabinet-level agency tasked with......

 2022-09-23 00:12 

AP

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York's attorney general. It's been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, layi......

 2022-09-23 00:07 

UPI

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope sends back new images of Neptune...

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has sent back its first images of Neptune, the clearest photos of the eighth planet from the Sun's rings in more than 30 years, the space agency said on Thursday....

 2022-09-23 00:03 

AP

Minnesota governor pushes back against food fraud criticism...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tim Walz pushed back Thursday against critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have called a scheme to take......

 2022-09-23 00:02 

Reuters

Sudan's leader says date for elections not fixed...

The head of Sudan's ruling council General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan told Reuters late on Thursday that no fixed date had been set for elections, but the military would not wait forever....

 2022-09-22 23:58 

AP

Ex-Illinois cop charged in 2020 fatal shooting of Black man...

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer who was fired after he shot into a car two years ago, killing a Black man and seriously wounding the man's girlfriend, has been charge......

 2022-09-22 23:56 

AP

Canada to drop vaccine mandate at border Sept. 30...

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has signed off on Canada dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering the country at the end of September, an official familiar with the matter ......

 2022-09-22 23:55 

UPI

Irish PM calls for 'political will' to solve world crises in U.N. speech...

Ireland's Prime Minister Micheal Martin urged the United Nations to strengthen its "political will" to solve world crises in his speech before the U.N. General Assembly Thursday....

 2022-09-22 23:50 

UPI

Japan to loosen COVID-19 travel restrictions on Oct. 11...

On Oct. 11 Japan plans to relax its strict covid border controls and open up the tourism industry, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in New York on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 23:42 

AP

Judge rules against Oregon county's ban on flavored tobacco...

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A judge in Oregon's Washington County has ruled against the county's 2021 ban on flavored tobacco products, meaning adults over 21 can still buy them.Circuit Judge Andrew Erw......

 2022-09-22 23:41 

Reuters

[ World ]

Factbox: Pairings for Thursday's Presidents Cup foursomes matches | Reuters...

Pairings for Friday's four-ball matches in the Presidents Cup between the United States and Internationals at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina....

 2022-09-22 23:38 

Reuters

Western nations concerned by presence of extremist groups in Afghanistan...

Some western countries expressed grave concern about the presence and operations of extremist groups in Afghanistan and said the Taliban were not meeting their counter-terrorism commitments....

 2022-09-22 23:34 

Reuters

Spain supports 'mutually acceptable' solution for Western Sahara -Sanchez...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday that Spain supports a "mutually acceptable political solution" regarding Western Sahara....

 2022-09-22 23:34 

UPI

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken calls on U.N. to send Putin a message...

Referencing Russian President Vladimir Putin's "reckless nuclear threats," U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken called on the United Nations to send Russia a message on Thursday....

 2022-09-22 23:25 

AP

EXPLAINER: What's behind referendums in occupied Ukraine?...

Four occupied regions in Ukraine are set to start voting Friday in Kremlin-engineered referendums on whether to become part of Russia, setting the stage for Moscow to annex the areas in a sharp esc......

 2022-09-22 23:24 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea | Reuters...

A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, due to join South Korean ships in a military show of force aimed at sending North Korea a message, officials said....

 2022-09-22 23:17 

Reuters

[ World ]

Lula slightly boosts lead over Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil first round -poll | Reuters...

Brazil's presidential frontrunner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva slightly boosted his lead over incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro to 14 percentage points in a poll published on Thursday by pollster Datafolha, less than two weeks before the Oct. 2 first-ro...

 2022-09-22 23:08 

Reuters

UK consumer mood sinks to new depths despite energy bills help...

British consumer confidence slid this month to its lowest level since records began in the mid-1970s, with scant sign of any boost from Prime Minister Liz Truss's announcement of additional support for households....

 2022-09-22 23:08 

Reuters

U.S. House Democrats release framework for bill to restrict members trading stocks...

U.S. House Democrats on Thursday released a framework for legislation that would restrict lawmakers and other senior government officials, including the Supreme Court, from trading in stocks....

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