Plant City Firefighters union fight for better wages
Plant City Firefighters union fight for better wages
The top news stories today: What to expect from Samsung's February Unpacked event, Microsoft will continue to ‘support and grow’ Halo, amid layoffs, The latest ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’ trailer pits Cat Mario against Donkey Kong.
The European Union is aiming to enact up to five trade deals in record time to ensure its future as a clean tech leader, by securing supplies of key raw materials, increasing markets for green exports and reducing its reliance on China. A big EU trade push is a key part of its "Green Deal Industrial Plan" to ensure the bloc remains a manufacturing hub able to compete with the likes of the United States, whose new green subsidies law has concerned many in Europe.
The Premier League is partnering with French fantasy sports platform Sorare to sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a sign that the sporting world is continuing to embrace digital assets despite the rout in markets. The deal gives Sorare a four-year license to sell digital sports cards of players from all 20 Premier League clubs, Sorare said in a statement on Monday. Sky News reported in October that the deal could be worth 30 million pounds ($37.13 million) per year.
Stock markets worldwide halted their January rally on Monday, pausing for breath at the start of an agenda-setting week of central bank rate hikes and data releases that will clarify if progress has been made in the battle against inflation. Investors expect the Federal Reserve will raise rates by 25 basis points on Wednesday, followed the day after by half-point hikes from the Bank of England and European Central Bank, and any deviation from that script would be a real shock.
France has acquired a stunning Impressionist masterpiece for its national collection of art treasures, with a donation from luxury goods giant LVMH paying the 43 million euros (nearly $47 million) for “A Boating Party” by 19th-century French artist Gustave Caillebotte. The work, remarkable in its realism, delicate colors and almost cinematic perspective, as though the artist was in the boat with the rower, went on display Monday in the Musée d’Orsay. It is the latest addition to the Paris museum's already impressive collection of Impressionist art.
The three inmates, one a notorious drug lord, lowered themselves from a window using bed-sheets.
Milan slumped at home to Sassuolo, while Monza rocked Juventus. Is there anyone who can now stop Napoli?
Sterling edged lower against the U.S. dollar on Monday ahead of a number of central bank meetings this week including the Bank of England's, which is expected to hike rates for the 10th consecutive time. The BoE looks on course for its first rate rise this year, with markets pricing in a half percentage point increase to 4% on Thursday. Sterling edged 0.14% lower against the U.S. dollar at $1.2380, trading not far from a seven-month high of $1.2381 touched last week.
The euro rose on Monday after unexpectedly high Spanish inflation data raised expectations for a higher euro area print on Wednesday, while the dollar languished near an eight-month low ahead of a slew of central bank meetings this week. "Today's data will underline expectations for a 50 basis point hike from the ECB on Thursday and also signal that rates will be moved further up," said Niels Christensen, chief analyst at Nordea. It was down more than 1.6% in January and on track for a fourth consecutive monthly loss, pressured by expectations that the Fed is nearing the end of its rate-hike cycle and that interest rates would not have to rise as high as previously feared.
Phoenix police announced Sunday that more human remains have been discovered on South Mountain after remains were found in the same area about two weeks ago.
A similar number have eaten smaller portions owing to rising prices, with more struggling to stay warm.
Prime minister says he acted ‘decisively’ to dismiss Tory party chair for breaches of ministerial code
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The remote atoll nation of Kiribati said on Monday it would rejoin the Pacific Islands Forum, ending a split that had threatened unity at a time of increased superpower tensions in the strategically-located region. The decision followed the "fruitful, positive, and successful bilateral meeting" with Fiji's new Prime Minister, Sitiveni Rabuka, who travelled to Kiribati on Jan. 20, said a statement posted to the Facebook account of President Taneti Maamau. The statement said the Kiribati government had formally stated its "positive endorsement to rejoin the Pacific Islands Forum this year 2023".
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As extreme weather and human activity degrade the world's arable land, scientists and developers are looking at new and largely unproven methods to save soil for agriculture. One company is injecting liquid clay into California desert to trap moisture and help fruit to grow, while another in Malaysia boosts soil with droppings from fly larvae. In a Nova Scotia greenhouse, Canadian scientist Vicky Levesque is adding biochar - the burnt residue of plants and wood waste - to soil to help apples grow better.
When Hassna Amzil's parents speak their original language of Amazigh, she struggles to follow as part of a generation whose families moved from Morocco's mountains to its Arabic-speaking major cities and now regret their lost roots. Despite Morocco recognising Amazigh as an official language, with its distinctive script printed onto road signs and government buildings, it is barely taught in schools. Indigenous speakers fear the state is happy to idly watch as the language, widely known as Berber abroad, withers away in what some Amazigh activists see as a betrayal of promises made in a new constitution enshrined after protests in 2011.
Hindenburg says ‘fraud is fraud, even when it’s perpetrated by one of the wealthiest individuals in the world’
More than 150 were injured in the attack at a crowded mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.