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Why Amazon, Costco, and Rent the Runway Are No-Brainer Buys Right Now

2023-02-02 13:07:00 UTC

Why Amazon, Costco, and Rent the Runway Are No-Brainer Buys Right NowThese three stocks could outperform the market this year.
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Is LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Stock a Buy?

2023-02-02 11:05:00 UTC

Is LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Stock a Buy?The luxury brand is proving it can weather any storm.
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1 Stock You Can't Miss at Today's Prices

2023-02-03 10:16:00 UTC

1 Stock You CanInvestors should stock up on this high-yielding dividend stock before its price soars.
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Japan logs record ¥1.4 tril in agricultural, fishery and forestry product exports in 2022

2023-02-03 21:56:48 UTC

placeholder imgJapan's agricultural, fishery and forestry product exports rose 14.3 percent in 2022 from a year earlier to a record 1.4 trillion yen ($10.9 billion), government data showed Friday, due to the yen's weakness and overseas dining industries' recovery from the c… Read more at Japan Today


Three years on from the global health emergency that changed the world

2023-02-03 20:04:37 UTC

Three years on from the global health emergency that changed the worldFrom the lockdowns to toilet paper shortages, here's how the first three months of COVID-19 unfolded back in 2020.
Read more at ABC News (AU)


Biden administration mulls public health emergency declaration on abortion

2023-01-31 10:30:57 UTC

Biden administration mulls public health emergency declaration on abortionThe Biden administration is weighing a plan to declare a public health emergency that would free up resources to help people access abortions.The big picture: Both abortion rights advocates and Democratic lawmakers have urged the Department of Health and Huma… Read more at Axios


Latin America can lead the way to a new public health model

2023-02-01 13:13:19 UTC

Latin America can lead the way to a new public health modelThe pandemic demonstrated that the current global public health system is failing the Global South. We need a new one.
Read more at Al Jazeera English


The race to make a variant-proof COVID vaccine

2023-02-01 00:00:00 UTC

The race to make a variant-proof COVID vaccineExploring the next generation of vaccines aiming to keep on top of the pandemic
Read more at Nature.com


Bitcoin Little-Changed on Soft Economic Data Ahead of Fed Meeting

2023-02-01 15:29:19 UTC

Bitcoin Little-Changed on Soft Economic Data Ahead of Fed MeetingWednesday morning's ADP jobs and ISM manufacturing reports both came in weaker than expected.
Read more at CoinDesk


Ticker: GOP targets COVID relief aid for review; Crypto fraudster gets 8 years in jail

2023-02-01 23:02:23 UTC

Ticker: GOP targets COVID relief aid for review; Crypto fraudster gets 8 years in jailHouse Republicans on Wednesday began their promised aggressive oversight of the Biden administration, focusing on what watchdogs described as "indications of widespread fraud" in federal coronavirus aid programs initiated under President Donald Trump. Read more at Boston Herald


Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance - Revision 4

2023-02-01 09:48:47 UTC

placeholder imgThe Department of Defense recently released the memorandum for the Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection (FHP) Guidance - Revision 4. Read more at Globalsecurity.org


Public School Ventilation Act

2023-02-02 17:01:00 UTC

placeholder imgThis is a great idea coming out of New Mexico and we need more of it, not only at our schools but in workplaces. Even though New Mexico requires public schools to upgrade their heating and air conditioning systems to clean indoor air well enough to remove cor… Read more at Lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com


Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye to stand down this year

2023-02-02 09:32:10 UTC

Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye to stand down this yearThe UK’s busiest airport announced that Mr Holland-Kaye will remain in post until a successor is appointed.
Read more at Independent


Bill Gates takes aim at Elon Musk: I'd rather fund vaccines than go to Mars

2023-02-03 13:49:00 UTC

Bill Gates takes aim at Elon Musk: IIn an interview with the BBC, Gates was asked by journalist Amol Rajan if going to Mars is not a good use of money. "It's actually quite expensive to go to Mars. You can buy measles vaccines and save lives for $1,000 per life saved," he replied. "And so ...Re… Read more at TechSpot


Train strikes today: February dates and the rail services affected

2023-02-03 06:37:30 UTC

Train strikes today: February dates and the rail services affectedRail unions are on strike again over a dispute on pay and work agreements
Read more at Telegraph.co.uk


Trevor Noah on preparing to host the Grammy Awards: "A crazy journey"

2023-02-03 17:42:24 UTC

Trevor Noah on preparing to host the Grammy Awards: "A crazy journey"You can watch the Grammy Awards on CBS and streaming on Paramount+ starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sunday.
Read more at CBS News


Sapporo Snow Festival begins; open to public for first time since 2019

2023-02-04 07:36:26 UTC

placeholder imgThe 73rd Sapporo Snow Festival began in Sapporo, Hokkaido, on Saturday. The festival, featuring more than 100 ice and snow sculptures, is open to the public for the first time since 2019. It was held online only in 2021 and 2022 due to the coronavirus. This y… Read more at Japan Today


A scoping review of the impacts of COVID-19 physical distancing measures on vulnerable population groups

2023-02-03 00:00:00 UTC

A scoping review of the impacts of COVID-19 physical distancing measures on vulnerable population groupsPhysical distancing measures introduced to control the spread of COVID-19 had socio-economic trade-offs that may have particularly impacted vulnerable population groups. Here, the authors perform a scoping review and summarise the impacts on different vulnera… Read more at Nature.com


Coronavirus: mainland China, Hong Kong to fully reopen with no Covid restrictions, including no quota for arrivals on either side from Monday

2023-02-03 01:53:48 UTC

Coronavirus: mainland China, Hong Kong to fully reopen with no Covid restrictions, including no quota for arrivals on either side from MondayThree more border crossings between Hong Kong and mainland China will also reopen on Monday, sources say.
Read more at Post Magazine


Coronavirus: many Hong Kong restaurants, cinemas, karaoke lounges say they will not reject infected customers, but others pledge to be more cautious

2023-02-04 09:35:05 UTC

placeholder imgSome restaurants have said they will reject positive cases, while others reveal they will allow infected diners on their premises.
Read more at Post Magazine


Czechs to end checks at Slovak border amid migration decline

2023-02-01 15:50:28 UTC

Czechs to end checks at Slovak border amid migration declineThe Czech Republic's government will end checks on the country's border with Slovakia that were renewed last year amid a new increase in migration, officials... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


3 Big Reasons You Could See a Smaller Tax Refund This Year

2023-02-01 20:00:09 UTC

3 Big Reasons You Could See a Smaller Tax Refund This YearIf you've gotten sizable tax refunds in the past few years and are expecting the same in 2023, you might want to prepare for some bad news. For many... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Biden's top economic aide leaving White House

2023-02-02 15:46:06 UTC

BidenPresident Joe Biden's top economic adviser, Brian Deese, is leaving his post. Biden said Thursday in a statement that Deese would step down as director of... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Democratic lawmaker shows up to vote at Michigan Capitol a day after positive COVID test

2023-01-31 17:24:31 UTC

Democratic lawmaker shows up to vote at Michigan Capitol a day after positive COVID testLANSING, Mich. — A Michigan state representative came to the Capitol on Thursday to cast votes, despite testing positive test for COVID-19 the day before. Rep. Natalie Price, a Berkley Democrat, cast her vote from the gallery as the Michigan House held late n… Read more at Raw Story


Restaurant Workers Just Found Better Jobs

2023-02-03 19:14:40 UTC

Restaurant Workers Just Found Better JobsWashington Post: "Nearly three years since the coronavirus pandemic upended the labor market, restaurants, bars, hotels and casinos remain short-staffed, with nearly 2 million unfilled openings. The leisure and hospitality industry, which before the pandemic … Read more at Politicalwire.com


Yelp sees sharp increase in racist anti-asian business reviews - The Associated Press - en Español

2023-02-01 12:37:32 UTC

Yelp sees sharp increase in racist anti-asian business reviews - The Associated Press - en EspañolWASHINGTON (AP) — As if running a restaurant during a pandemic wasn't tough enough, Christopher Wong also had to contend with a racist troll. “I will not have my dog eat in this place because they might cook him,” read the Yelp review of Wong's eatery, the Cu… Read more at Associated Press


India logs 128 fresh Covid cases

2023-02-04 05:48:54 UTC

India logs 128 fresh Covid casesIndia saw a single-day rise of 128 coronavirus infections, while the active cases have increased to 1,792, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday. Read more at The Times of India


Everything Coming To and Leaving Netflix in February 2023

2023-01-31 07:25:29 UTC

Everything Coming To and Leaving Netflix in February 2023With February 2023 almost here, Netflix has unveiled its slate of new programming for the month.Next month's list is led by the season four, part one premiere of You, which will see Joe Goldberg in London. Also joining the streamer are new seasons of Gangland… Read more at HYPEBEAST


Pfizer shares plummet along with demand for Covid drugs

2023-02-01 11:41:51 UTC

Pfizer shares plummet along with demand for Covid drugsPfizer shares have plunged on a disappointing outlook for the pharmaceutical giant’s products Read Full Article at RT.com
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NATO press South Korea to provide arms to Ukraine - Modern Diplomacy

2023-02-02 15:25:11 UTC

NATO press South Korea to provide arms to Ukraine - Modern DiplomacyNATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged South Korea to provide military support to Ukraine, saying the country is in urgent need of ammunition, stresses “The Wall Street Journal”. Mr. Stoltenberg met with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. After the … Read more at Modern Diplomacy


Russia restored Syrian air base for joint use - Modern Diplomacy

2023-02-01 16:16:35 UTC

Russia restored Syrian air base for joint use - Modern DiplomacyRussia and Syria have restored the ‘Al-Jarrah’ military air base in Syria’s north to be jointly used, Russia’s Defence Ministry said. “Russian and Syrian military personnel restored the destroyed al-Jarrah airfield,” the ministry said on the Telegram messagin… Read more at Modern Diplomacy


Links 1/31/2023

2023-01-31 11:55:25 UTC

Links 1/31/2023Our daily links, including Biden to declare end of Covid health emergency despite more than 500 Americans dying a day and more weapons for Ukraine. Read more at Nakedcapitalism.com


NATO tanks for Ukraine provoke contradictions in the alliance - Modern Diplomacy

2023-02-01 14:32:18 UTC

NATO tanks for Ukraine provoke contradictions in the alliance - Modern DiplomacyAfter a drawn-out back and forth between Ukraine, the U.S. and European NATO countries, the first deliveries of Western-made tanks for the Ukrainian military have been announced, informs MSN. According to CNN, Germany reportedly did not want to take the step … Read more at Modern Diplomacy


U.S. Will End Public Health Emergency for Covid in May (New York Times)

2023-01-31 00:45:11 UTC

U.S. Will End Public Health Emergency for Covid in May (New York Times)New York Times: U.S. Will End Public Health Emergency for Covid in May  —  The end of the emergency will bring about a host of policy changes, and it signals a new chapter in the government's pandemic response.  —  WASHINGTON — The Biden administration plans … Read more at Memeorandum.com


House Votes to End Covid Precautions as G.O.P. Uses Pandemic in Political Attacks (New York Times)

2023-02-01 00:25:01 UTC

House Votes to End Covid Precautions as G.O.P. Uses Pandemic in Political Attacks (New York Times)New York Times: House Votes to End Covid Precautions as G.O.P. Uses Pandemic in Political Attacks  —  Republicans in Congress are seeking to capitalize on discontent about the federal coronavirus response while the party's presidential contenders are vying to… Read more at Memeorandum.com


British Airways and Virgin Atlantic to fly to China for first time since 2020

2023-02-02 12:29:57 UTC

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic to fly to China for first time since 2020British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have announced that they will start flying to China again this year after the airlines stopped running services to the country during the coronavirus lockdowns of 2020 Read more at Mirror Online


Czechs to end checks at Slovak border amid migration decline

2023-02-01 15:50:29 UTC

Czechs to end checks at Slovak border amid migration declineOfficials in the Czech Republic say the government will end checks on the country’s border with Slovakia that were renewed last year amid a new increase in migration Read more at Independent


US accuses Russia of failing to comply with nuclear weapons treaty

2023-02-01 00:44:59 UTC

US accuses Russia of failing to comply with nuclear weapons treatyBiden administration says Moscow refusing to allow on-the-ground nuclear inspections
Read more at Independent


Union Budget 2023: Hotel stocks cheer push for tourism sector

2023-02-01 07:10:33 UTC

Union Budget 2023: Hotel stocks cheer push for tourism sectorSitharaman said tourism will be promoted on mission mode with the help of states as well as public-private partnership
Read more at Moneycontrol


Ex-Ohio speaker's lawyer questions 'vibes,' judge's fitness

2023-01-31 20:21:32 UTC

Ex-Ohio speakerAn attorney for former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder has questioned the fitness of U.S. District Judge Timothy Black to preside over the Republican’s corruption trial Read more at Independent


US accuses Russia of endangering nuclear arms control treaty

2023-01-31 21:13:26 UTC

US accuses Russia of endangering nuclear arms control treatyThe Biden administration is faulting Russia for failing to allow on-the-ground nuclear inspections, accusing Moscow of endangering arms control efforts Read more at Independent


Turkey slams West for security warnings 'harming' tourism

2023-02-02 10:48:16 UTC

Turkey slams West for security warnings Turkey has slammed a group of Western countries which temporarily closed down their consulates in Istanbul over security concerns
Read more at Independent


US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates by 25 Basis Points in Bid to Ease Inflation

2023-02-01 19:24:02 UTC

US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates by 25 Basis Points in Bid to Ease InflationThe US Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it would be raising interest rates by a quarter point, marking one of the smallest increases made by the panel in nearly a year in its effort to ease inflation. Read more at Sputnik International


Birdland Caravan: Orioles GM Mike Elias on free agents, infield prospects, Grayson Rodriguez and more

2023-02-03 02:02:32 UTC

Birdland Caravan: Orioles GM Mike Elias on free agents, infield prospects, Grayson Rodriguez and moreAfter three years off because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Orioles kicked off their first Birdland Caravan, a replacement for FanFest, since 2019 on Thursday with a fan rally at Bel Air High School. During the question and answer segment with fans, execut… Read more at Boston Herald


Slovakia will hold early election in Sept, pro-Ukraine stance at stake

2023-01-31 17:06:03 UTC

Slovakia will hold early election in Sept, pro-Ukraine stance at stakeThe government of Prime Minister Eduard Heger lost the no-confidence vote in December after a former coalition party joined the opposition, which accuses the... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


UPSC Key- January 31, 2023: Know about Capital Expenditure, Water Diplomacy and Gender Gap

2023-01-31 14:36:49 UTC

UPSC Key- January 31, 2023: Know about Capital Expenditure, Water Diplomacy and Gender GapExclusive for Subscribers from Monday to Friday: The Indian Express UPSC Key January 31, 2023 will help you prepare for the Civil Services and other competitive examinations with cues on how to read and understand content from the most authoritative news sour… Read more at The Indian Express


Coronavirus tally: Travel between Hong Kong and China no longer requires COVID tests

2023-02-03 11:12:46 UTC

Coronavirus tally: Travel between Hong Kong and China no longer requires COVID testsTravel between Hong Kong and China will no longer require COVID-19 PCR tests nor be held to a daily limit, authorities announced Friday, as both places seek to drive economic growth, the Associated Press reported. Hong Kong's tourism industry has suffered sin… Read more at MarketWatch


America's $31 Trillion Debt Is Getting Dangerous As Yearly Interest Crosses $500 Billion Mark

2023-01-31 19:15:43 UTC

AmericaThe Federal Reserve has been the primary focus of the markets following the 2020 COVID-19 market crash, as generous spending bills have resulted in a massive... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Meta Investors Ease Up On Zuckerberg, Focus On Q4 Free Cash

2023-02-01 18:47:29 UTC

Meta Investors Ease Up On Zuckerberg, Focus On Q4 Free CashFree cash flow will be in focus for Meta Platforms’ year end results as investors seem to be softening their opposition to the company’s metaverse ambitions after a round of cost cuts indicated concern for shareholders in the wake of a disastrous Q3 performan… Read more at Forbes


Farewell, Queen of the Skies

2023-01-31 11:00:21 UTC

Farewell, Queen of the SkiesBoeing draws curtain on the jumbo-jet era with final 747 delivery.
Read more at Bloomberg


CCTV Script 31/01/23

2023-01-31 04:55:47 UTC

CCTV Script 31/01/23This is the script of CNBC's financial news report for China's CCTV on January 31, 2023.
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COVID emergency declarations are ending. What does that mean for California?

2023-02-02 19:26:22 UTC

COVID emergency declarations are ending. What does that mean for California?Transitioning out of the COVID emergency phase could eventually spell the end of universal access to free vaccines, treatments and tests.
Read more at Los Angeles Times


Post-Pandemic Japan Sees First-in-a-Generation Crime Spike

2023-02-03 17:01:10 UTC

Post-Pandemic Japan Sees First-in-a-Generation Crime SpikeThe National Police Agency (NPA) of Japan published statistics on Thursday showing that the country experienced an increase in criminal activity in 2022 for the first time in 20 years. Read more at Breitbart News


China’s factory activity contracted at slower pace in January as coronavirus infections hampered production

2023-02-01 02:03:44 UTC

China’s factory activity contracted at slower pace in January as coronavirus infections hampered productionChina’s Caixin/S&P Global manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 49.2 in January, up from 49 in December, data released on Wednesday showed. Read more at Post Magazine


Wizards-Pistons game postponed due to inclement weather

2023-02-01 17:45:00 UTC

Wizards-Pistons game postponed due to inclement weatherThe Wizards and Pistons will have to make up their game scheduled for Wednesday night due to a winter storm in Texas.
Read more at NBCSports.com


Russian Embassy Says North Korea Lifted Lockdown in Pyongyang

2023-01-31 16:11:41 UTC

Russian Embassy Says North Korea Lifted Lockdown in PyongyangLast week, the embassy said that North Korea's capital was under an “intensified anti-epidemic period.”
Read more at The Diplomat


Gov't considering mask-free school graduation ceremonies

2023-02-03 21:41:11 UTC

placeholder imgThe Japanese government is considering dropping its recommendation that people wear face masks at school graduation and entrance ceremonies this spring after assessing the risk of infection with COVID-19 at such events to be low, a person familiar with the ma… Read more at Japan Today


Kate Garraway confronts Matt Hancock on his £320,000 I’m A Celebrity stint

2023-01-31 17:32:22 UTC

Kate Garraway confronts Matt Hancock on his £320,000 I’m A Celebrity stintKate Garraway has confronted Matt Hancock on how families who were affected by his coronavirus policies felt about his decision to compete on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Read more at Independent.ie


In Debt Limit Fight, Republicans Won't Say What Spending Cuts They Want...

2023-01-31 19:46:37 UTC

In Debt Limit Fight, Republicans WonWASHINGTON — At a news conference this month to showcase how Republicans will handle their looming debt ceiling showdown with
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Alpines „Power-Couple“ als WM-Medaillenbank

2023-02-03 15:12:04 UTC

Alpines „Power-Couple“ als WM-MedaillenbankNone
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'School choice' is culture-war focus for Kansas lawmakers

2023-01-31 06:32:48 UTC

Top Republican legislators in Kansas are focusing on helping conservative parents remove their children from public schools over what’s taught about gender and sexuality Read more at Independent


Total Covid infections lowest in four months, though levels rise in children

2023-02-03 13:49:38 UTC

Total Covid infections lowest in four months, though levels rise in childrenThe virus is also becoming more prevalent among 35-49 year-olds.
Read more at Independent


Excess deaths fall from two-year peak but levels stay high

2023-01-31 11:14:40 UTC

Excess deaths fall from two-year peak but levels stay highDeaths were 11% above average in the most recent week.
Read more at Independent


Ireland must be ‘a lot better’ if they are to win Six Nations – Hugo Keenan

2023-01-31 16:28:31 UTC

Ireland must be ‘a lot better’ if they are to win Six Nations – Hugo KeenanAndy Farrell’s men go into the championship as the world’s top-ranked nation.
Read more at Independent


British Airways and Virgin Atlantic to relaunch China flights

2023-02-02 13:42:05 UTC

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic to relaunch China flightsFlights are being restarted following a relaxation of China’s travel restrictions.
Read more at Independent


Sharp rise in consumer spending recorded as inflation soared

2023-02-01 13:21:42 UTC

Sharp rise in consumer spending recorded as inflation soaredScottish Government data shows consumer expenditure in July to September 2022 was 8.1% higher than it had been the previous year.
Read more at Independent


Business insolvencies jump by 57% to 13-year high

2023-01-31 15:13:03 UTC

Business insolvencies jump by 57% to 13-year highTotal company insolvencies registered in 2022 leapt by 57% to 22,109 from the previous year, new data from the Insolvency Service revealed.
Read more at Independent


NATO urges Russia to respect nuclear pact with the US

2023-02-03 12:37:58 UTC

NATO urges Russia to respect nuclear pact with the USNATO is calling on Russia to respect the only treaty it has with the United States to keep a lid on nuclear weapons expansion
Read more at Independent


Ukraine steps up efforts to exclude Russia from Olympics

2023-02-03 13:26:03 UTC

Ukraine steps up efforts to exclude Russia from OlympicsUkraine has stepped up efforts to lobby international sports leaders against Russian participation in next year’s Paris Olympics as indications mount that the games could see the biggest boycott since the Cold War Read more at Independent


Tedros: COVID-19 remains an international health threat

2023-01-31 08:44:16 UTC

placeholder imgThe head of the UN health agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Monday that COVID-19 is still a global health threat and that now is not the time to declare the pandemic over. Read more at Globalsecurity.org


The rise and fall of Providence’s giving meters

2023-02-02 13:31:34 UTC

The rise and fall of Providence’s giving metersIt turns out that those bright orange meters cost $8,000 more to install than they generated in donations.
Read more at The Boston Globe


Biden’s top economic aide leaving White House

2023-02-02 16:08:22 UTC

Biden’s top economic aide leaving White HousePresident Biden said Thursday that Deese would step down as director of the White House National Economic Council.
Read more at The Boston Globe


China has a growing arsenal of homegrown oral covid drugs

2023-02-02 08:59:00 UTC

China has a growing arsenal of homegrown oral covid drugsIn the heated race to develop covid antiviral pills, a Chinese biopharma firm tweaked a technology patented by the US drug giant Gilead—and then handily beat... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Low immunity, overwhelmed hospitals fuel Covid-19 deaths in ageing Japan

2023-02-02 22:01:47 UTC

Low immunity, overwhelmed hospitals fuel Covid-19 deaths in ageing JapanDeaths in the country, which for long had one of the lowest Covid death rates, peaked earlier this month.
Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


NATO urges Russia to respect nuclear pact with the US

2023-02-03 12:23:40 UTC

NATO urges Russia to respect nuclear pact with the USNATO called Friday on Russia to respect the only treaty it has with the United States aimed at keeping a lid on nuclear weapons expansion and urged Moscow to... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


ExxonMobil reports record profits of $55.7 bn in 2022

2023-02-01 05:32:44 UTC

ExxonMobil reports record profits of $55.7 bn in 2022ExxonMobil reported record annual profits of $55.7 billion in 2022 on Tuesday, reflecting higher commodity prices amid recovering demand and the impacts of... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


NY Fed names Piper Sandler's Roberto Perli as System Open Market Account manager

2023-02-02 16:33:34 UTC

NY Fed names Piper SandlerThe Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Thursday that Roberto Perli will next month become the manager of its massive portfolio of securities and cash as... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Lexington jail officers get huge pay bump to attract, retain employees

2023-02-01 16:06:07 UTC

Lexington jail officers get huge pay bump to attract, retain employeesThe Fayette County Detention Center has long struggled to keep and attract staff. The recently approved pay increases brings starting salaries at the Old... Read more at Lexington Herald Leader


Hi-Fi Rush Director Explains Surprise Release & How Game Pass Helped

2023-01-31 19:55:55 UTC

Hi-Fi Rush Director Explains Surprise Release & How Game Pass HelpedXbox set expectations for its Developer_Direct by stating what four games would be at the event. That quartet was the main focus, but Tango Gameworks’ Hi-Fi Rush, despite the title leaking beforehand, made a surprise appearance that revealed that the game was… Read more at ComingSoon.net


Pfizer Forecasts Steep Fall In 2023 Sales Of COVID Products

2023-01-31 14:18:29 UTC

Pfizer Forecasts Steep Fall In 2023 Sales Of COVID ProductsPfizer Inc on Tuesday forecast a bigger-than-expected drop in sales of its COVID-19 vaccine and treatment in 2023, intensifying investor concerns over demand for the products as governments cut orders and work through inventories. Read more at International Business Times


EU Lays Out Response To US Green Tech Subsidies - Barron's

2023-02-01 07:01:46 UTC

EU Lays Out Response To US Green Tech Subsidies - BarronThe EU will reveal Wednesday plans to counter the threat to European industry from US green energy subsidies and unfair competition from China, with leaked proposals pointing to a controversial expansion of state aid rules. Read more at Barron's


Economic Survey 2023: How growth keeps missing Survey forecasts

2023-01-31 13:54:17 UTC

Economic Survey 2023: How growth keeps missing Survey forecastsThe Economic Survey for 2022-23 has forecast real GDP growth for next year at 6.5 percent. But going by the recent performance of these forecasts, actual growth may undershoot the forecast again Read more at Moneycontrol


How Disney Sailed Off With $1.6 Billion From Its Cruise Line

2023-02-01 03:23:31 UTC

How Disney Sailed Off With $1.6 Billion From Its Cruise LineDisney banked a total of $1.6 billion of dividends from its cruise line over its first 25 years in business.
Read more at Forbes


Singapore Is Not Exactly The Switzerland Of Asia When It Comes To Financial Services

2023-02-03 14:28:57 UTC

Singapore Is Not Exactly The Switzerland Of Asia When It Comes To Financial ServicesSingapore and Switzerland are often compared as two sides of the same coin, but how close are their approaches to fintech in reality?
Read more at Forbes


Apple’s MacBook Pro Compromises

2023-01-31 19:42:22 UTC

Apple’s MacBook Pro CompromisesApple's new MacBook Pro laptops are powerful and competent. But some of the decisions are not consumer-friendly.
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Trying to crack the Nipah code: How does this deadly virus spill from bats to humans?

2023-01-31 10:00:56 UTC

Trying to crack the Nipah code: How does this deadly virus spill from bats to humans?Nipah virus, which can rapidly infect and kill members of a community, is carried by bats. Exactly how does it cross over into humans? Researchers in Bangladesh are trying to find out. Read more at NPR


Tyre Nichols' life will be honored at Memphis funeral

2023-02-01 15:58:48 UTC

Tyre NicholsTyre Nichols will be remembered by friends, family, community members and activists at a funeral Wednesday in a Memphis, Tennessee, church.Driving the news: The funeral comes weeks after Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, was beaten by Memphis police officers … Read more at Axios


Economic Survey 2023: Sustained increase in private capex imminent

2023-01-31 09:42:17 UTC

Economic Survey 2023: Sustained increase in private capex imminentEconomic Survey: There are indications of a growing trend in announced projects and capex spending by private players. Industry bosses, too, have plans to increase capex Read more at Moneycontrol


LRRC15 mediates an accessory interaction with the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

2023-02-03 14:00:00 UTC

LRRC15 mediates an accessory interaction with the SARS-CoV-2 spike proteinA systematic search for human proteins that can bind to the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 reveals that LRRC15 can act as a host factor for the virus, and may therefore modulate infection with potential implications for COVID-19. Read more at Plos.org


Covid-19: India records 66 new infections, active cases at 1,755

2023-01-31 07:53:01 UTC

Covid-19: India records 66 new infections, active cases at 1,755India saw a single-day rise of 66 new coronavirus cases -- the lowest since March 26, 2020 -- while the active caseload declined to 1,755, according to Union health ministry data on Tuesday. The total tally of Covid-19 cases was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,8… Read more at The Times of India


India logs 99 fresh Covid cases

2023-02-03 06:47:18 UTC

India logs 99 fresh Covid casesIndia saw a single-day rise of 99 coronavirus infections and no deaths, according to Union health ministry data updated on Friday. The total tally of Covid cases was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,83,122) and the death toll stands at 5,30,741, the data updated … Read more at The Times of India


Generalized Gamma-CUSUM control chart with application of COVID-19 deaths

2023-02-02 14:00:00 UTC

Generalized Gamma-CUSUM control chart with application of COVID-19 deathsThe increase in the number of infections and the worrisome state of mortality linked to the COVID-19 pandemic demand an optimal statistical model and efficient monitoring scheme to analyze the deaths. This paper aims to model the COVID-19 mortality in Nigeria… Read more at Plos.org


DJ Yaeji reimagined this Samsung ringtone for the Galaxy S23

2023-02-01 20:35:24 UTC

DJ Yaeji reimagined this Samsung ringtone for the Galaxy S23Samsung has made it a tradition to introduce a new version of its iconic “Over The Horizon” ringtone with every new flagship launch. The company is sticking to the tradition this year as well. Ahead of the Galaxy S23 launch later today, it has released a fres… Read more at Android Headlines


SNAP Benefits Set For Cut As Pandemic Boost Expires

2023-02-02 15:16:47 UTC

SNAP Benefits Set For Cut As Pandemic Boost ExpiresSixteen million households will see an average reduction of about $82 per person in food benefits.
Read more at HuffPost


White-tailed deer harbor nearly extinct SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern - ThePrint

2023-02-01 10:15:13 UTC

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  1. White-tailed deer harbor nearly extinct SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern  ThePrint
  2. Covid variants alpha, gamma, and delta found in deers; traces of mutation seen: Should you worry? | Mint  Mint
  3. White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginian… Read more at ThePrint


    Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance – Revision 4

    2023-01-31 21:27:52 UTC

    Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance – Revision 4The Defense Department recently released the memorandum for the Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance – Revision 4. Read more at Department of Defense


    Are COVID travel curbs on China making the world safer?

    2023-01-31 07:44:04 UTC

    Are COVID travel curbs on China making the world safer?They will not affect global infection numbers or new variant spread but might be pushing an opaque China to open up.
    Read more at Al Jazeera English


    The Tragic Toll: COVID-19 Is a Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young People in the U.S. - SciTechDaily

    2023-01-31 03:32:40 UTC

    The Tragic Toll: COVID-19 Is a Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young People in the U.S. - SciTechDaily

    1. The Tragic Toll: COVID-19 Is a Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young People in the U.S.  SciTechDaily
    2. Covid-19 is a leading cause of death for children in the US, despite relatively low mortality rate  CNN
    3. Boston ER doctor r… Read more at SciTechDaily


      President Joe Biden Announces COVID-19 National Emergencies Will End on May 11

      2023-01-31 02:00:28 UTC

      President Joe Biden Announces COVID-19 National Emergencies Will End on May 11The move to end the national emergency and public health emergency declarations would formally restructure the federal coronavirus response to treat the virus as an endemic threat to public health that can be managed through agencies' normal authorities. Read more at Time



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