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Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla tests positive for Covid-19 after 4 jabs
Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has "very mild symptoms," he said in a tweet on Monday.
‘Something worse’ than recession coming – JPMorgan
The boss of Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, has warned investors of the likelihood of a downturn in the US economy, saying that “something worse” than a hard recession could be on the horizon.
FAA warns of significant delays at New York area airports
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warned on Monday airline passengers at New York City-area airports could see significant delays in the evening due to air traffic control staffing issues.
Rethinking global cyber order at the Global Cybersecurity Forum
The Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF), a leading platform driving the global cybersecurity agenda founded and hosted by the Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA), announced on Monday its return between November 9-10, 2022.
Modi pledges to turn India into a developed country
Standing in front of the historic Red Fort in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged to transform India into a developed country in the next 25 years.
Australia's ex-PM 'secretly held ministry portfolios'
Australian PM Anthony Albanese says he will investigate reports that his predecessor, Scott Morrison, secretly assumed three roles in the ministry.
Romanian’s central bank hires fortune teller
The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has hired well-known astrologer and fortune teller Minerva
Rustic Asian Home With A Traditional Essence
On a peaceful plain by the foothills of Annamese Cordillera, central Vietnam, Hue people hold the role of family in high regard, placing family connections above all else.
China unexpectedly cuts 2 key rates, withdraws cash from banking system
China's central bank unexpectedly cut a key interest rate for the second time this year and withdrew some cash from the banking system on Monday, to try to revive credit demand to support the COVID-hit economy.
Extent of Instagram and Facebook tracking exposed
Meta apps inject a tracking code into websites when people are viewing them
Ukraine in default according to Fitch and S&P
Global rating agencies S&P and Fitch on Friday lowered Ukraine's foreign currency ratings to selective default and restricted default as they consider the country's debt restructuring as distressed.
Carnival drops mandatory COVID-19 testing for vaccinated passengers
Carnival Corp's (CCL.N) major cruise lines will drop mandatory COVID-19 testing for vaccinated guests and allow unvaccinated passengers to travel without an exemption in some cases, the company said on Friday.
YouTube plans to launch streaming video service, WSJ reports
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) YouTube is planning to launch an online store for streaming video services, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Election desperate populism: UK's Sunak proposes 'Rushdie sanctions' on Iran
UK Conservative Party leadership candidate Rishi Sunak on Sunday called for a tightening of sanctions against Iran in response to the recent attack on novelist Salman Rushdie by… an American, in America.
Chelsea legend Terry pays tribute to 'best owner' Abramovich in passionate post
The retired former captain shared some of the football club's best years with Abramovich.
The US War on Drugs isn’t what it seems – and Colombia’s new president wants to end it
Gustavo Petro promises a major blow to US hegemony over Latin America
When the project is not ready, but the client wants a demo
6 skincare brands beauty editors swear by
From allergen-neutral skincare to the green juice for your skin and blemish-fighting powerhouses. Let us introduce you to the insider-favourites
Man in court accused of attempting to murder Salman Rushdie
A man has appeared in court in New York accused of attacking the author Sir Salman Rushdie. Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted second degree murder.
Unsealed Mar-a-lago search warrant cites 3 criminal laws
A federal court in Florida unsealed the search warrant executed at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, which cites three different criminal laws. Here is the copy of the unsealed documents:
Unsealed Mar-a-lago search warrant cites 3 criminal laws
A federal court in Florida unsealed the search warrant executed at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, which cites three different criminal laws. CNN’s Evan Perez breaks down what those laws are and how Trump might have vi...
Is water the new gold?
Climate change is causing temperatures to rise. Extreme weather events and droughts are increasing. Springs and wells are drying up. And everyone needs more water. The battles for control over precious water reserves have begun.
Inflation explained: What is it, what causes it and how do we deal with it now?
What is inflation, where does it come from and how to handle its fluctuation? Here’s everything you need to know about it.
WHO Announces New Names For Monkeypox Variants To Avoid Causing Offence
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced new names to avoid causing any cultural or social offence.
Snapchat rolls out option to let parents see who their teens are messaging
Snapchat on Tuesday introduced its first parental control center, nearly 10 months after an executive from the company told Congress it was developing tools aimed at helping parents keep their teens safe.
WhatsApp is going to stop letting everyone see when you're online
WhatsApp announced several new privacy updates on Tuesday, including the ability for users to check their messages without other people knowing.
How Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret and Vitamin Shoppe use smell to get you to spend more
Have you ever stepped into an Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret, Vitamin Shoppe or another store and wondered: "What's that smell?"
How can countries protect themselves against cyber warfare?
Cybersecurity has become a top priority for governments, businesses and critical infrastructure operators, especially since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which has been marked by sophisticated cyber attacks.
Why being a vegetarian woman may be bad for your health later in life
A plant-based diet might be good for your general health, as well as the planet - but scientists are warning that vegetarian women are more susceptible to hip fractures later in life than those who regularly eat meat and fish.
Can a career move help with the rising cost of living?
Whether it’s through the news or in your pocket, it’s difficult to escape the rise in inflation and the increase in the cost of living at the moment.
Amazon, eBay and AliExpress found to be selling illegal weapons
Amazon, eBay, Wish and AliExpress are under fire after an investigation found illegal weapons such as knives, swords and batons were being sold on the online platforms.
Is dark chocolate really good for you?
We've long been told that chocolate isn't good for us. But the darker the bar, the more surprisingly good it could be for health.
Baidu unveils robotaxi Apollo RT6 without steering wheels - CNN Video
Chinese tech giant Baidu revealed its plan to roll out Apollo RT6, an autonomous self-driving car with a detachable steering wheel, even though Chinese authorities haven't approved the concept yet. In August, Baidu obtained the first per...
UK hit by latest rail strikes
Football fans and holidaymakers faced travel woe Saturday as train drivers walked out across the United Kingdom, the latest in a series of industrial strikes amid spiralling inflation.
51 Home Library Designs That Will Have Book Lovers Lost For Hours
Inspiration for home library designs, including bespoke bookcases, double-height libraries, mezzanine libraries, librarian ladders, and cosy reading nooks.
How to protect your skin in the heat
As temperatures are set to reach as high as 35C across parts of England and Wales this weekend, dermatologists have issued a warning to people about skin conditions caused or aggravated by the heat.
How I Had an Abortion at Home in Texas
This is the true story of a 27-year-old Texas woman and her abortion. She recently overcame a challenge that millions of other girls and women in the United States now face: getting an abortion in a state where lawmakers are closing off ...
Can Airbnb Outperform a Potential Recession?
Airbnb was formed during the 2008 financial crisis and evolved during the Covid-19 pandemic. WSJ’s Preetika Rana and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky share insight into the home-sharing giant’s success and what the future might hold for the company.
Europe faces worst drought in 500 years
European rivers run dry as the continent reels under its worst drought in 500 years. Almost 63% of European and British lands are now on drought alert.
Update of the CDC's guidelines for dealing with the corona virus: There is no longer a difference between vaccinated, unvaccinated and not validly vaccinated
The CDC updates its recommendations regarding Covid-19. The main change in the recommendations is that from now on those exposed to the virus are not required to be isolated (it is recommended to wear a mask for 10 days and get tested af...
WSJ Report: "In the raid on the Trump mansion, 'top secret' documents were found"
The Wall Street Journal reports that FBI agents who searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago home found 11 classified documents. The documents found are defined as "top secret" and it is forbidden to take them out of the government facilities where t...
Legal options running out for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
Julian Assange has been detained at London's high-security Belmarsh Prison, one of the UK's toughest detention centers, since 2019. The WikiLeaks founder has long since completed his original 50-week sentence for skipping bail in 2012. B...
The tyranny of Justin Trudeau has finally been exposed
A lawsuit has shown Canada's travel vaccine mandate had little to do with science and everything to do with politics
Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based powder after facing thousands of lawsuits over cancer claims
The company maintains that its product is safe to use but said that 'misinformation' about it had damaged sales
Donald Trump: FBI hunting for nuclear weapons docs in Mar-a-Lago raid a 'hoax'
The former president called for the immediate release of a warrant to search his home
New Zealand needs wealthy visitors not 'noodle-eating backpackers', says Ardern's tourism minister
The remarks have been condemned as out of touch and elitist
FBI 'raided Donald Trump's estate for classified nuclear weapons documents'
The FBI raided Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in search of top secret intelligence documents relating to nuclear weapons? US Attorney General said he 'personally approved' the search of the former president's estate.
Supermarket rations bottled water as drought declared across half of England
Eight of England's 14 Environment Agency areas move into drought status, including East Midlands, London and Devon and Cornwall
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