Hurricane Ian forms
Hurricane Ian forms
A Mauritanian court handed down a five-year prison sentence to the country's former President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz after finding him guilty of money laundering and self-enrichment, his attorneys said Tuesday. The Monday verdict wraps up a rare corruption trial in west Africa and closes a chapter in the long trajectory of a strongman who helped lead two coups before serving two terms as president and becoming a counterterrorism partner to Western nations including the U.S. It marked a rare instance in which an African leader was tried for corruption, though Aziz's lawyers long framed the trial as a matter of score-settling between him and current President Mohamed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani.
A red wine’s provenance is key to its value, taste and prestige, and now a machine may be able to protect the finer variety from pale imitations.
Changes are due to come into effect in spring, and will apply when existing visas for foreign spouses come up for renewal.
French parliament backed a proposal to ban single-use electronic cigarettes, considered to be gateways to tobacco addiction for teenagers and harmful to the environment. The National Assembly late Monday voted unanimously for the move, which still needs backing from France's upper house Senate and clearance from the EU Commission.Pre-filled disposable e-cigarettes, known as "puffs", are popular with young people, can have a high nicotine content, come in many flavours and are cheap."They open a
In this piece, we will take a look at the ten best performing energy stocks in 2023. If you want to skip our overview of the energy industry and some top players, take a look at the 5 Best Performing Energy Stocks In 2023. With 2023 coming to a close, one truth has stood the […]
VANCOUVER — Parts of southwestern British Columbia remain under a rainfall warning as a potent atmospheric river made landfall along the province's coast Monday, bringing ample rain and high winds while disrupting roads and utilities. Environment Canada says the weather system brought as much as 132 millimetres of rain in the last 24 hours, reported at the Kennedy Lake on Vancouver Island. The highest precipitation recorded in the Lower Mainland and southwestern B.C. was in Port Mellon on the Su
Microsoft is celebrating one year of Copilot by announcing new integration with OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo and the DALL-E 3 image generator. There’s also tools to help with writing and coding.
The 43-year-old is running an ultra-marathon every day for seven days in seven cities around Britain and Ireland.
IKEA's real Christmas trees and £10 off voucher has been axed for England and Northern Ireland, and only available in Scotland and Wales.
The FAFSA process will look a lot different this year for prospective and current college students hoping to receive financial aid.
The finished painting was recently unveiled during the Jewish National Fund Conference.
Doctors will strike for six full days in January.
The COP28 climate summit is underway, with world leaders gathering in Dubai to address the ongoing climate crisis. One major goal set by the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement is to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. MSCI CEO Henry Fernandez joins Yahoo Finance to sjhare his observations of some of the dialogue and focus areas currently underway at COP28, and why he believes the goals set under the Paris agreement are not currently efficient enough to tackle the ongoing crisis. "A lot of progress is being made, but there is still a long, long way to go," Fernandez tells Yahoo Finance, adding that global leaders need to move quicker and take on more risk in order to source and find alternative energy sources, "...so that we could have the $100 trillion dollar economy thriving and creating prosperity and economic growth for citizens of the world." For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.
A dish that can be cooked in a slow cooker or traditional oven, yielding tender meat in a rich sauce and a buttery, mashed-potato topping that is golden and delicious.
A gauge of global stocks was on track for a second straight decline and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday, as investors attempted to assess the policy path of major central banks as economic growth slows. Softening economic data and recent comments from Fed officials, including Chair Jerome Powell, have heightened expectations that the U.S. central bank has ended its interest rate hiking cycle and will begin to cut rates as soon as March. In addition, expectations have grown that the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut rates in the first quarter of 2024.
Chief Justice John Roberts wants us to believe justices’ self-inflicted ethical problems are a “misunderstanding” | Opinion
Where UM’s 2024 roster stands on defense and input on commitments
Low valuations don't always guarantee gains are in the offing. You need a company firing on all cylinders, too.
Orsted, the world's largest offshore windfarm developer, energy giants BP and Norway's Equinor have booked hundreds of millions of dollars worth of impairments on their U.S. offshore wind power portfolios, citing spiralling financing costs and supply delays. Wood Mackenzie cut by 29 gigawatts (GW) its forecast for global wind power capacity by end-2032, downgrading cumulative installed capacity to 2.35 terawatts.
Marvel actor’s girlfriend Meagan Good is standing by him as trial begins