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 2022-01-20 16:19 

Reuters

How much does Germany need Russian gas?...

Germany's gas supply has come into focus as high European prices, sparked by global tightness, were exacerbated by concerns the new Nord Stream 2 pipeline that is technically ready but needs regulatory approval may be delayed or scrapped....

 2022-01-20 16:19 

Reuters

U.S. crude, gasoline stocks up in latest week - EIA...

U.S. crude stocks and gasoline inventories rose while distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 16:18 

AP

1 million French get 1st vaccine shot ahead of new virus law...

PARIS (AP) — France's government spokesman said Thursday that more than 1 million adults got their first COVID-19 vaccine shot over the past month, after the government announced a plan to exclude ......

 2022-01-20 16:18 

Reuters

Canada's oil and gas spending expected to rise 22% in 2022 -industry body...

Capital spending by Canada's oil and gas industry is set to jump 22% to C$32.8 billion ($26.28 billion) this year as it looks to capitalize on a surge in crude oil prices, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 16:17 

AP

Aiming to make CDC nimble, agency director has rankled many...

NEW YORK (AP) — From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the top U.S. public health agency has been criticized as too slow to collect and act on new information.Now, increasingly, the Centers f......

 2022-01-20 16:17 

AP

Japan, France seek to deepen security ties amid China's rise...

TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and France held talks on Thursday as the two countries seek to deepen security ties in the Indo-Pacific region, where tensions have been risi......

 2022-01-20 16:16 

AP

Jamie Dornan talks 'Belfast', TV and going behind-the-scenes...

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most memorable scenes in " Belfast " is when Jamie Dornan's character serenades his wife (played by Caitriona Balfe) with " Everlasting Love." The lighting, choreography ......

 2022-01-20 16:15 

Reuters

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Britain reports 107,364 new COVID-19 cases, 330 deaths | Reuters...

Britain reported 107,364 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and 330 new deaths within 28 days of a positive test for the virus....

 2022-01-20 16:15 

Reuters

[ World ]

In Western Sahara refugee camps, little optimism over frozen conflict | Reuters...

From the deep desert camps in Algeria near the border with Morocco where Sahrawi refugees have lived for decades, the latest diplomatic moves to resolve the long-frozen conflict over their territory feel a long way from resolution....

 2022-01-20 16:13 

Reuters

Brazil health regulator approves Sinovac's Coronavac for those aged 6 to 17...

Brazilian health regulator Anvisa approved on Thursday the use of Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Coronavac on those aged 6 to 17....

 2022-01-20 16:13 

UPI

Patients with brain fog after COVID-19 have abnormalities in cerebrospinal fluid...

Brain fog has become an inexplicable side effect of COVID-19 infection, but researchers now report they have discovered a possible reason why it happens....

 2022-01-20 16:12 

Reuters

DP World says global supply chain needs 1-2 years to recover from pandemic...

The chairman of ports giant DP World said on Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic had exposed the vulnerabilities of the global supply chain, and that it would take one to two years for it to recover if the outbreak ended now....

 2022-01-20 16:12 

AP

Thai health ministry proposes easing rules on cannabis use...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand, which in 2020 became the first Southeast Asian nation to decriminalize the production and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, moved Thursday to further loosen regulati......

 2022-01-20 16:12 

AP

Portugal's plan for infected voters at election draws fire...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government is under fire over its plans to let people infected with COVID-19 cast their ballots at polling stations in an upcoming election, as officials struggle......

 2022-01-20 16:11 

Reuters

In Ukraine crisis, Germany faces tough decisions over gas pipeline...

Germany could find itself in a no-win situation if Russia invades Ukraine, pitting Berlin's main gas supplier against its most important security allies....

 2022-01-20 16:10 

AP

Rising inflation tightens squeeze on consumers...

Retail sales took an unexpected dip in December in what could be a signal that persistently rising inflation is prompting a pullback in consumer spending.Consumers paid more for everything from gro......

 2022-01-20 16:08 

Reuters

Bipartisan U.S. Senate group seeks Plan B on voting rights after Democratic bill's defeat...

Following Democrats' twin defeats on a voting-rights bill, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators is discussing the possibility of passing a scaled-back law focused on safeguarding election results and protecting elected officials from harassment....

 2022-01-20 16:08 

Reuters

Walmart's chief e-commerce officer Casey Carl exits company after two years...

Walmart's top e-commerce executive Casey Carl is leaving the company at the end of February after nearly two years, the company said in an internal memo....

 2022-01-20 16:07 

AP

With inventory low and rates rising, home sales fall...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of previously occupied homes fell in December for the first time in four months as mortgage rates ticked higher and would-be buyers struggled to find properties with the num......

 2022-01-20 16:06 

Reuters

U.S. attorney general to meet with Boeing 737 MAX crash victims' relatives...

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland plans to meet with relatives and lawyers of victims of fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes after some challenged a deferred prosecution agreement struck with the planemaker, the Justice Department said....

 2022-01-20 16:06 

UPI

This week in Washington...

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is observed; President Joe Biden marks his first year in office; members of the Congressional Black Caucus urge support of the voting rights bill; and Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Mark Brzezinski as ambassador ...

 2022-01-20 16:05 

Reuters

Shareholder Terry Smith labels Unilever's GSK bid "near death experience"...

Influential British fund manager Terry Smith attacked Unilever's failed 50 billion pound ($68.2 billion) bid for GSK's Consumer Health assets as a "near death experience" and urged Unilever management to focus on strengthening performance....

 2022-01-20 16:03 

AP

Vaccines to Africa must have good shelf lives, says expert...

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — At least 2.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines donated to African countries have expired, the Africa Centers for Disease Control said Thursday, citing short shelf lives as th......

 2022-01-20 15:57 

Reuters

Lebanese museum returns artefacts from Syria's ancient city of Palmyra...

Five Roman artefacts from the ancient city of Palmyra, a site damaged during Syria's decade-long conflict, were returned to Damascus on Thursday by a private Lebanese museum where they had been on display since 2018....

 2022-01-20 15:55 

UPI

Mosquitoes with dengue virus bite more often...

New research shows that mosquitoes infected with the dengue virus bite more often, which triples the risk of transmitting the disease to people....

 2022-01-20 15:55 

UPI

Watch: Shannon Beador had 'difficult time' with Heather Dubrow sit-down...

"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Shannon Beador reacted to Heather Dubrow's "promise" during their dramatic conversation....

 2022-01-20 15:52 

Reuters

Erdogan's approval ratings up as lira stabilises -poll...

President Tayyip Erdogan's approval rating rose 2.1 percentage points in January, a poll by Metropoll Research showed on Thursday, as the Turkish lira steadied in recent weeks on the back of government measures despite soaring inflation....

 2022-01-20 15:51 

AP

US drops case against MIT professor accused of ties to China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department dropped its case Thursday against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor charged last year with hiding work he did for the Chinese government, sa......

 2022-01-20 15:49 

AP

Michigan nursing homes ordered to offer on-site booster shot...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's health director on Thursday ordered nursing homes to offer on-site booster shots to residents who are not up to date on the COVID-19 vaccine. The facilities must co......

 2022-01-20 15:46 

UPI

Successful Miami Heat eye 'something special,' continue rise in NBA's East...

Like many NBA teams in the COVID-19 era, the Miami Heat consistently shuffle lineups due to isolations and injuries. But player development and experienced coaching has led the team to the top of the Eastern Conference....

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