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False banana: Is Ethiopia
False banana: Is Ethiopia's enset 'wondercrop' for climate change?

The banana-like crop has the potential to feed more than 100 million people, according to research.

China warns of
China warns of 'no mercy' in corruption and monopoly crackdown
  • World
  • 2022-01-21 06:44:05Z

China has vowed to ramp up its regulatory crackdown and show "no mercy" against corruption as the ruling Communist Party gears up for a key meeting that...

Asian shares slide after more losses on Wall Street
Asian shares slide after more losses on Wall Street

Shares were lower in Asia on Friday after a late afternoon sell-off wiped out gains for stocks on Wall Street. Tokyo fell 0.9% after Toyota Motor Corp...

Ukraine tension: Urgent US-Russia talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow
Ukraine tension: Urgent US-Russia talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow

The top US and Russian diplomats will meet in Geneva as fears of an invasion of Ukraine grow.

LAPD offers cash rewards for information in three Jefferson Park hit-and-run crashes
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 06:24:55Z

The crashes this month left two people injured and a third dead, police said. Two victims were pedestrians and one was on a scooter.

U.S. crude exports ramp up as global demand recovers
U.S. crude exports ramp up as global demand recovers

U.S. crude exports are ramping up due to increasing demand from Asia and Europe and recovering U.S. production from the lows of the coronavirus pandemic...

US charges four Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over flight diversion
US charges four Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over flight diversion

Prosecutors say the men reported a fake bomb threat to detain an opposition journalist in Minsk.

Iran, Russia and China begin joint naval drill
  • World
  • 2022-01-21 06:05:32Z

Iran, Russia and China on Friday began a joint naval drill in the Indian Ocean aimed at boosting marine security, state media reported. Iran's state TV said...

Analysis-German big business piles pressure on Lithuania in China row
Analysis-German big business piles pressure on Lithuania in China row

Lithuania is under pressure from German companies to back down in a dispute with China to end a blockade of the Baltic state, as European trade officials...

E-Commerce Giant Mercado Libre Invests in Crypto Firms Paxos, 2TM
E-Commerce Giant Mercado Libre Invests in Crypto Firms Paxos, 2TM

The company acquired shares of 2TM, the holding company for Mercado Bitcoin crypto exchange, and made a "strategic investment" in Paxos.

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals the Unlikely Guy Who Could Bring Down Trump
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals the Unlikely Guy Who Could Bring Down Trump

ABCOn Thursday night, Jimmy Kimmel gleefully ran down the significant legal problems facing former President Donald Trump during his monologue."The legal...

Authorities identify San Bernardino man killed in double shooting in Apple Valley
Authorities identify San Bernardino man killed in double shooting in Apple Valley
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 06:03:23Z

Sheriff's officials have identified Devonte Brown, 27, of San Bernardino as the man killed during a double shooting on Wednesday in Apple Valley.

PBOC
PBOC's Pledge to Open Tool Box Puts Focus on Less-Known Options

(Bloomberg) -- A pledge by China's central bank to open its monetary policy tool box wider to spur an economy under strain has fueled debate over its next...

Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For North Haven Workers
Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For North Haven Workers

Starbucks, including stores in North Haven, suspended its vaccination policy to reflect a Supreme Court ruling blocking a federal mandate.

Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For Hamden Workers
Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For Hamden Workers

Starbucks, including stores in Hamden, suspended its vaccination policy to reflect a Supreme Court ruling blocking a federal mandate.

Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For Stratford Workers
Starbucks Drops Vaccine Mandate For Stratford Workers

Starbucks, including the one in Stratford, suspended its vaccination policy to reflect a Supreme Court ruling blocking a federal mandate.

Global Bond Slump Reverses Amid Tech Selloff, Russia Tensions
Global Bond Slump Reverses Amid Tech Selloff, Russia Tensions

(Bloomberg) -- Global bonds rallied Friday with investors seeking havens from a tech stock sell-off and concern over increased U.S.-Russia tension.Most Read ...

FBI raid on Rep. Henry Cuellar
FBI raid on Rep. Henry Cuellar's Texas home, office said to be tied to Azerbaijan
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:49:06Z

Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar's home and campaign office were raided as part of a federal investigation into to the former Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan.

UN chief: World worse now due to COVID, climate, conflict
UN chief: World worse now due to COVID, climate, conflict
  • World
  • 2022-01-21 05:45:51Z

As he starts his second term as U.N. secretary-general, Antonio Guterres said Thursday the world is worse in many ways than it was five years ago because of ...

Preteens may be vaxed without parents under California bill
Preteens may be vaxed without parents under California bill

California would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents' consent, the youngest age of any state, under a proposal late Thursday ...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:28:11Z

As aid trickles into the South Pacific nation of Tonga, devastated by a volcanic eruption and tsunami, an Australian aid flight was forced to return to base ...

FBI Reportedly Raided Rep. Henry Cuellar
FBI Reportedly Raided Rep. Henry Cuellar's House As Part Of Azerbaijan Probe

The Texas Democrat, who has served in Congress since 2005, has said he will cooperate with "any investigation."

Trump Says Pelosi Is to Blame for
Trump Says Pelosi Is to Blame for 'Jan. 6 as We Know It'

Fox NewsIn a chummy Thursday night interview with Fox News host and one-time informal presidential adviser Sean Hannity, Trump was asked pointedly whether he...

Qantas to cut more domestic capacity after W. Australia delays border opening
Qantas to cut more domestic capacity after W. Australia delays border opening

Qantas Airways Ltd will cut domestic capacity by 10 more percentage points, to 60% of pre-pandemic levels, in the March quarter after the state of Western...

BT Group (LON:BT.A) Will Want To Turn Around Its Return Trends
BT Group (LON:BT.A) Will Want To Turn Around Its Return Trends

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. Amongst other things, we'll want to...

LA
LA's COVID Deaths Double, Pediatric Hospitalizations Spike

The county reported 102 COVID deaths in a day, mostly from Omicron, and pediatric hospitalizations hit a pandemic high.

Bitcoin Dips Below $40,000 During Broader Asia Market Sell-Off
Bitcoin Dips Below $40,000 During Broader Asia Market Sell-Off

Ether, Solana, and other L1s also slip during Asia trading day.

'Minor incursion' by Russia could complicate West's response
  • World
  • 2022-01-21 05:07:51Z

Short of an all-out invasion, Russian President Vladimir Putin could take less dramatic action in Ukraine that would vastly complicate a U.S. and allied...

Nevada geothermal power lawsuit bound for US appeals court
Nevada geothermal power lawsuit bound for US appeals court

A federal appeals court will have to decide whether protecting historical tribal lands and a rare toad warrant blocking a major geothermal plant in Nevada as...

Sanofi (SNY) 2nd Dupixent Prurigo Nodularis Study Meets Goal (Revised)
Sanofi (SNY) 2nd Dupixent Prurigo Nodularis Study Meets Goal (Revised)

Sanofi's (SNY) PRIME is the second successful study on Dupixent for the prurigo nodularis indication.

Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year
Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour...

Biden-Kishida talks to touch on North Korea, China
Biden-Kishida talks to touch on North Korea, China
  • World
  • 2022-01-21 05:03:04Z

President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will hold their first formal talks on Friday as the two leaders face fresh concerns about North...

Keyed car leads to felony charge
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-TUPELO - A woman has been charged with malicious mischief after allegedly vandalizing a man's car multiple times. The victim said his 2019 Dodge...

LFC report: Changing pretrial detention won't lower crime
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-A new report by Legislative Finance Committee analysts found that low arrest, prosecution and conviction rates may have more to do with the crime...

Prentiss County man held without bond for burglary
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-BOONEVILLE - A man with an extensive criminal history is being held without bond following his latest arrest. Joshua O'Neal Chandler, 34, of Baldwyn,...

Booneville man accused of shooting at car
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-BOONEVILLE - A Booneville man is facing felony charges after allegedly shooting at a moving vehicle. Two people were traveling down County Road 2281 ...

Woman charged with felony child abuse
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-TUPELO - A Lee County woman has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly leaving two toddlers alone in a hotel room while she went to eat...

Tustin man arrested on warrant in connection to ID fraud, vehicle thefts in Santa Maria, SLO
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-A Tustin man on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to fraud and firearms-related charges connected to two Santa Maria investigations after he was arrested...

Fentanyl found during Yuba City drug bust
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-The Yuba-Sutter Narcotic and Gang Enforcement Task Force (NET-5) said Wednesday that agents found fentanyl during a recent search of a Yuba City home...

Santa Fe man arrested on drug trafficking, other charges
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-Local law enforcement officials made another drug trafficking arrest during the past week. Santa Fe County deputies arrested Andrew Orosco, 42, after...

Family of Vincent Truitt, killed by Cobb police in 2020, files $150M lawsuit
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-The family of Vincent Truitt, the 17-year-old killed by a Cobb police officer in July 2020, announced it has filed a $150 million lawsuit against...

Montville school officials allowing return of teacher and coach Tanner Grove to the classroom
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-MONTVILLE - Schools Superintendent Laurie Pallin announced Tuesday that Tanner Grove, a teacher and football coach who was placed on paid leave for...

Police: Crime dropped in 2021
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-HIGH POINT - High Point police say a decline in retaliatory shootings over drugs and gangs helped fuel a double-digit drop in violent crime in the...

Idaho man charged in cold-case killing of Anchorage taxi driver
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-An Idaho man arrested this month is accused of shooting and killing an Anchorage taxicab driver in 1985. DNA testing helped investigators connect 56-...

Mistrial declared in First Amendment suit alleging violation of Athens, Tennessee, man's constitutional rights
  • US
  • 2022-01-21 05:01:00Z

Jan. 21-ATHENS, Tenn. - It's a dispute that rattled the small town of Athens, Tennessee, raising questions of free speech and a man's right to publicly...

Polish Central Bank Chief Plays Political Tune as He Seeks New Term
Polish Central Bank Chief Plays Political Tune as He Seeks New Term

(Bloomberg) -- Polish central bank Governor Adam Glapinski has faced criticism for not doing enough to curb inflation and controversy over U-turns on...

EU Fractures Dream of Gold Standard for Green Market Investors
EU Fractures Dream of Gold Standard for Green Market Investors

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union is ripping up the green investing playbook with plans to allow some gas and nuclear projects to be called sustainable.Most ...

U.K. Buyout Frenzy Is Loading Household Names With Junk Debt
U.K. Buyout Frenzy Is Loading Household Names With Junk Debt

(Bloomberg) -- Leveraged buyouts are flooding the U.K. with more junk debt than ever -- and that's bad news for the finances of some of the country's best...

No U.K. Bondholder Is Safe From Pain as Rate-Hike Bets Escalate
No U.K. Bondholder Is Safe From Pain as Rate-Hike Bets Escalate

(Bloomberg) -- U.K. bonds are off to their worst start to a year in more than a decade, and there are few signs the losses will ease soon.Most Read from...

Netflix Shares Plunged 20% After News of Slowing Subscriber Growth
Netflix Shares Plunged 20% After News of Slowing Subscriber Growth

Netflix has officially reported its Q4 earnings for 2021. While the streaming giant has been able...

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