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 2021-10-14 06:35 

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LA politician Mark Ridley-Thomas indicted in bribery, fraud scheme...

A federal grand jury has indicted Los Angeles City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas and a former University of Southern California department dean for participating in a bribery and fraud scheme....

 2021-10-14 06:34 

Reuters

British recruiter Hays reports jump in net fees as hiring ramps up...

Hays Plc reported a jump in quarterly net fees on Thursday as employers ramp up hiring, with the recruitment firm saying there are clear signs of skill shortages and wage inflation, especially at higher salary levels....

 2021-10-14 06:33 

AP

Women left behind: Gender gap emerges in Africa's vaccines...

SARE GIBEL, Gambia (AP) — The health outreach workers who drove past Lama Mballow's village with a megaphone handed out T-shirts emblazoned with the words: "I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE!" By then, the......

 2021-10-14 06:31 

Reuters

Britain's binge on cheap food is over, biggest chicken producer says...

Britain's 20-year binge on cheap food is coming to an end as food price inflation could hit double digits due to a wave of soaring costs throughout the supply chain, Britain's biggest chicken producer said....

 2021-10-14 06:24 

AP

International big men rule NBA with their all-around skills...

Atlanta Hawks coach Nate McMillan believes big men entering the league from other countries thrive because they were taught the fundamentals of the game at a young age.That grasp of the all-around ......

 2021-10-14 06:18 

Reuters

Moon dust: Greenland's recipe for saving Planet Earth...

Among the glaciers and turquoise fjords of southwestern Greenland, a mining company is betting rock similar to the one the Apollo missions brought back from the moon can address some of Planet Earth's climate change problems....

 2021-10-14 06:12 

Reuters

After Wild West start, scooter providers chase scale to survive...

The era of breakneck growth for electric scooter firms is giving way to more selective expansion focused on profits as they face tougher regulations, more demanding customers and wary insurers....

 2021-10-14 06:06 

Reuters

Out of the blue: 'Captain DPRK' brightens up North Korean defence exhibition...

A North Korean parachutist has lit up social media with his shiny blue jumpsuit as he posed with ranks of olive-green clad military men and leader Kim Jong Un after taking a jump at the opening ceremony of a defence exhibition....

 2021-10-14 06:04 

AP

Boilermakers at No. 2 Iowa featured game on Big Ten schedule...

Things to watch during Week 7 of play in the Big Ten Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKPurdue at No. 2 Iowa...

 2021-10-14 06:03 

AP

No. 12 Oklahoma at No. 25 Texas, and BYU gets Big 12 preview...

Some things to watch in Week 7 of the Big 12 Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 12 Oklahoma State at No. 25 Texas. The Cowboys are 5-0 for the first time since 2015, and have a chance to win three cons......

 2021-10-14 06:02 

AP

Arizona State and Utah meet in matchup of Pac-12 unbeatens...

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 18 Arizona State (5-1, 3-0 Pac-12) visits Utah (3-2, 2-0) in a matchup between the Pac-12's last two unbeaten te......

 2021-10-14 06:02 

AP

Many Afghans pack their bags, hoping for the chance to leave...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As their flight to Islamabad was finally about to take off, Somaya took her husband Ali's hand, lay her head back and closed her eyes. Tension had been building in her for......

 2021-10-14 06:00 

AP

Panthers, Hokies matchup highlight weekend play in the ACC...

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 7:GAME OF THE WEEKPittsburgh at Virginia Tech. The only teams still unbeaten on the Coastal Division side of the Atlantic Coast Con......

 2021-10-14 05:59 

AP

No. 1 Georgia, No. 11 Kentucky in matchup of SEC unbeatens...

Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference:GAMES OF THE WEEKNo. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) visits No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0) in the matchup of the league's last two undefeated team......

 2021-10-14 05:52 

AP

Asian shares rise as Wall Street tech gain boosts optimism...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Thursday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street as investors sought out bargains, including technology stocks. Benchmarks rose in Tokyo, Seoul a......

 2021-10-14 05:48 

Reuters

Former NZ corporate raider jailed for 14 months for possessing child pornography...

Ron Brierley, the New Zealand-born former corporate raider who shot to fame by launching high-profile takeovers through the 1980s, was sentenced to 14 months in an Australian prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to child pornography offences....

 2021-10-14 05:41 

Reuters

S.Africa's NUMSA rejects new wage offer, engineering strike continues...

South Africa's biggest engineering union, NUMSA, has rejected a new wage offer as a national strike that has already hit output at car maker BMW enters its second week on Thursday, employer body SEIFSA said....

 2021-10-14 05:38 

Reuters

Taiwan's TSMC posts 13.8% rise in Q3 profit on global chip demand surge...

Taiwan chip giant TSMC posted a 13.8% jump in third quarter profit on Thursday on the back of booming demand for semiconductors to power smartphones and other gadgets during the COVID-19 pandemic amid a supply crunch....

 2021-10-14 05:33 

Reuters

Digital ad demand helps Publicis hike 2021 growth outlook...

French advertising group Publicis raised its outlook for 2021 on Thursday as a global shift towards digital media and e-commence helped its third-quarter organic growth exceed market expectations....

 2021-10-14 05:33 

AP

US pairs skater Calalang cleared of drug violation...

In elite figure skating, makeup can be as important a tool as a boot and blade. It also can sideline an Olympic contender.Jessica Calalang, a U.S. pairs skater and potential member of the team for ......

 2021-10-14 05:26 

Reuters

Poundland owner Pepco sees annual profit at upper end of expectations...

Pepco Group , the owner of British discount retailer Poundland, on Thursday forecast full-year core profit at the upper end of market expectations after revenue rose 19.4%....

 2021-10-14 05:25 

AP

Turris scores shootout winner, Oilers beat Canucks 3-2...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kyle Turris scored the shootout winner and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.Jesse Puljujarvi and Za......

 2021-10-14 05:20 

Reuters

ASEAN to meet to discuss possible exclusion of Myanmar leader from summit - sources...

Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet on Friday to discuss an upcoming regional leaders' summit, during which the possible exclusion of Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will be discussed, according to sou...

 2021-10-14 05:19 

Reuters

U.S. to ship 2.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Pakistan...

The U.S. government will ship 2.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Pakistan on Thursday, bringing the total number of doses sent to the South Asian country to about 18.3 million, more than any other country, a White House official said....

 2021-10-14 05:13 

Reuters

Welcome to Britain, the bank scam capital of the world...

It was an email offering a discount on an electric toothbrush that began the sequence of events that ruined Anna's life....

 2021-10-14 05:07 

AP

Progressives warn against 'false choice' in Biden bill trims...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive leaders in Congress are warning colleagues against a "false choice" over what to keep or cut as Democrats scale back President Joe Biden's now-$2 trillion package of s......

 2021-10-14 05:05 

UPI

Too much fish oil may increase A-fib risk, another study says...

A new study confirms that fish oil supplements may raise the risk of a common heart-rhythm disorder -- particularly when doses top 1 gram per day....

 2021-10-14 05:04 

Reuters

Mexico, Canada remain unbeaten in World Cup qualifying...

Mexico claimed a 2-0 win at El Salvador on Wednesday while Canada thrashed Panama 4-1 at home as both teams remained unbeaten in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2022 World Cup....

 2021-10-14 05:02 

AP

Byram gets first NHL goal, Avalanche beat Blackhawks 4-2...

DENVER (AP) — Bowen Byram scored his first NHL goal and added an assist to lead the short-handed Colorado Avalanche to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in the season opener for both teams ......

 2021-10-14 04:59 

Reuters

Dollar pauses after rally to one-year high; Aussie, kiwi rebound...

The U.S. dollar touched its lowest point this week against major peers on Thursday, taking a breather from a rally that had lifted it to a one-year high powered by expectations for quicker Federal Reserve interest rate hikes....

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