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Foreign and defence ministers from Japan and France will discuss further security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific on Thursday, Japanese officials said, as the region faces China's growing military might and North Korea's missile development. Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi are set to hold a virtual meeting with their French counterparts Jean-Yves Le Drian and Florence Parly via video conferencing.
Pavel Francouz made 34 saves for his second career shutout, Nazem Kadri had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a point in their 10th straight game, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night. Francouz made only his sixth appearance and fourth start of the season. Both of his shutouts have come against the Ducks.
Nikola Jokic had 49 points, 14 rebounds and fed Aaron Gordon for a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in overtime for his 10th assist, giving the Denver Nuggets a 130-128 victory over the Los Angles Clippers on Wednesday night. Jokic drew a double-team, then whipped a pass across the court into the left corner. Gordon made his fourth 3 of the game to give him 28 points and Jokic his third straight triple-double and 10th of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Caris LeVert scored 22 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Malcolm Brogdon added 19 and the Indiana Pacers increased the pressure on Lakers coach Frank Vogel with a 111-104 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Domantas Sabonis had 20 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists as the Pacers snapped their four-game losing streak with just their second victory in 12 games.
A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten. New Mexico officials say they hope their standards can be a model for the country of social studies teaching that is culturally responsive, as student populations grow increasingly diverse. The responses have not broken down along racial lines, with Indigenous and Latino parents among those expressing concern in one of the country’s least racially segregated states.
‘Unpalletable’: Scott Morrison hits reverse on plan to allow under-18s to drive forklifts. Prime minister’s proposal was labelled a ‘brain fart’ and rejected by all states and territories at national cabinet
British Columbia is rolling out the big guns - literally - to control avalanches that are forcing closures on some major roads for the first time in decades as the Western Canadian province grapples with a snowier-than-usual winter. B.C. was rocked in 2021 by extreme weather events, including a record-breaking heatwave, wildfires and unprecedented rains that washed out highways and cut off Vancouver, its main city and home to Canada's busiest port, from the rest of the country. The province, Canada's third-largest by population, uses bombs thrown from helicopters, remote-triggered explosives, and a howitzer gun manned by Canada's military to keep roads safe.
French tourist, Benjamin Briere, is to appear before a Revolutionary Court in Iran on Thursday on spying charges, more than a year after he was arrested while operating a remote-controlled mini helicopter in a desert area of the country. Briere's trial takes place days after authorities in Tehran put French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah back in jail for breaking house arrest restrictions."Benjamin will attend the court to be tried for spying and acting against national security," one of Brier
The Standard Lithium Demonstration Plant produces first-of-its-kind start-to-finish DLE to battery quality lithium carbonate in a single integrated process;Standard Lithium expands team and retains one of North America’s largest engineering and construction companies to complete all necessary Pre-FEED studies for first commercial plant; and,Improves performance of proprietary sorbent and works with global manufacturer to secure domestic commercial supply EL DORADO, Ark., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEW
Saturday offers up the first battle in what could be a pivotal weekend in the race for the Premier League’s top four. Manchester United, who hardly convinced during the first-half of Wednesday night’s win over Brentford, welcome West Ham for a 3pm GMT kick-off at Old Trafford as David Moyes looks to further stake his side’s claim amongst the league’s upper echelons. With Chelsea hosting Tottenham on Sunday, a win for either side at Old Trafford would be an early statement of intent as the second-half of the campaign gets underway.
Michael Burke broached the delicate topic of choosing Abloh's successor, as the French luxury behemoth prepared to unveil the late designer's last collection in Paris.
The pop-up will feature apparel and accessories as well as beauty and home products.
The fashion brand rings in the Chinese New Year with a six-piece capsule collection.
The in-person event will be held on Feb. 8 at a location and time to be determined.
Suspicious US regulators and a problematic culture at the video game firm need to be overcome to realise AR vision
In Prestwich town centre, voters from across the political spectrum would like to see their MP tested at the polls
Information gathered by project could also be used to clear roads and assess avalanche risks
Tens of thousands of students are enrolled at institutions that could fail to meet new minimum standards
Researchers say teaching materials play down harms and shift responsibility on to young people
Government says gene editing can develop climate crisis resistant crops while critics fear it is another step towards GM