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LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2022--Adel Hagekhalil, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, issues the following statement on Gov. Newsom’s call today for water agencies to comply with state conservation orders:
"Fed policymakers have emphasized a commitment to act expeditiously to restore price stability, and I expect that further rate increases could put the federal funds rate in the neighborhood of 2% by August, a significant pace of change in policy settings" George said in remarks prepared for delivery to an agricultural symposium put on by the Kansas City Fed. "Evidence that inflation is clearly decelerating will inform judgments about further tightening." The Fed has been raising interest rates to rein in inflation that is at a 40-year high, lifting short-term borrowing costs from near zero to a range of 0.75%-1% so far this year. Fed Chair Jerome Powell has signaled that the central bank will raise rates by a total of another full percentage point over the next two Fed meetings, in June and July.
EDMONTON — Milan Lucic and his head coach are on the same page — the situation could have been a whole lot worse. The bruising Calgary Flames forward was assessed a five-minute major and ejected from the third period of Sunday's Game 3 loss to Edmonton after barrelling into Oilers' goaltender Mike Smith. Lucic appeared to try and let up on the play, but still sent the veteran netminder flying with Calgary trailing 4-0. "They called it charging, correct?" Flames bench boss Darryl Sutter said foll
The Nigerian government has signed a 3-year exclusive IPR (intellectual property right) agreement with Developing Africa Group to launch a nation-wide wallet which will enable the international commercialization of all IP forms being created and registered within the country, both locally and internationally. In this context, the IPR exclusivity agreement consists in the government granting Developing Africa Group - a regional software development company - to build the country's official platfo
For the second straight year, inhabitants of Brazil's Amazon rainforest are being overwhelmed by flooding, with hundreds of thousands of people already affected by waters that are still rising. Heavy rainfall in the Amazon over the past two years is associated with the La Nina phenomenon, when Pacific Ocean currents affect global climate patterns, and which scientists say is intensified by climate change. Manaus, the Amazon’s largest city, began tracking flood levels in 1902 and has seen seven of its worst floods over the past decade, including this year's.
Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday, another step toward shots for the littlest kids possibly beginning in early summer. Pfizer plans to submit the findings to U.S. regulators later this week. The Food and Drug Administration already is evaluating an application by rival Moderna to offer two-dose vaccinations to tots — and set June 15 as a tentative date for its independent scientific advisers to publicly deba
Cryptocurrencies have taken a prominent role at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos – despite the mainstream finance world's apparent contempt for the sector.
President says US’s responsibility to protect island is ‘even stronger’ after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
The British supermodel, who dated Mr Depp in the 1990s, will appear in court by videolink later this week.
An entertainment industry consultant testified about Heard's career trajectory during the sixth and final week of the defamation trial.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson says he won't get caught up in the emotions of his return to Seattle when he leads the Denver Broncos onto Lumen Field to face the Seahawks in the season opener in four months. “It's got to be non-emotional. You've got to go into it with the understanding that it's just ball,” Wilson said Monday after the Broncos’ first day of organized team activities. In his first public comments since the NFL schedule was released earlier this month, Wilson said he aims
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford had an offseason injection in his elbow to quell an unspecified minor injury that nagged him throughout the Los Angeles Rams' run to the Super Bowl. He didn't throw serious passes during organized team activities Monday, and he might not do so again until training camp. Stafford still believes he can get plenty of work done during the Rams' early preparations for their chase of a second ring. “The biggest thing for me at this point is to continue to
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"The most common way that people react is they laugh because they think I'm trying to be funny," she said.
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Russia's foreign minister said on Monday that Moscow would consider offers from the West to re-establish ties and determine whether that is needed, but will focus on developing relations with China. Sergei Lavrov, in a question and answer session at an event in Moscow, said Western countries had espoused "russophobia" since Russia launched its incursion into Ukraine - described by Moscow as a "special military operation".
Russell Wilson and the new Denver Broncos coaching staff plan to be in contention in a loaded AFC West during the 2022 NFL season.
Fans of the show could buy more second hand after seeing stars in eBay outfits, fashion experts say.
Tests by Pfizer-BioNTech show three COVID shots for children under 5 appear to be safe and effective. The dose is one-tenth as much as for adults.
The organization Rosemary's Babies has been in talks with the property's owner, The Port, to convert it into support housing for young mothers.