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Asian shares failed to catch a firm lead from a bumper Wall Street session on Friday as the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus across the region heightened worries about the its economic recovery. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.35%, dragged down by Chinese blue chips , which fell 0.56% and Hong Kong down 0.46%. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.11%.
Farewell ‘Bernadino spewmuchly’: New Zealand mourns loss of favoured sparkling wineThe death knell has sounded for the $10-a-bottle Bernadino spumante after its owner announced it was stopping production New Zealand drinkers are bidding farewell to Bernadino spumante, a sparkling wine many associate with drunken parties. Photograph: Tom Merton/Getty Images
Marvel is planning to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Fantastic Four No. 1 with an anniversary tribute featuring some of the team’s greatest stories reimaging by prominent comics artists of today. The Fantastic Four Anniversary Tribute #1 comes in the wake of similar projects featuring the X-Men and Captain America. Sixty years ago, Stan Lee and […]
Days of Our Lives alum Charles Shaughnessy has booked an appointment with ABC’s General Hospital. Details on the English actor’s role, which was first reported by Soap Opera Digest, are currently under wraps, but he is set for a September debut. In the daytime-TV arena, Shaughnessy is best known for his longtime, multi-part run as […]
Concerned citizens have resurrected the Safe September MB campaign with updated demands to keep COVID-19 out of the classroom, including ongoing mandatory mask use, compulsory vaccination for school employees and students who are 12 and older, and the installation of portable air filters in schools. The collective of parents, teachers and community members — which was founded in August 2020, but whose advocacy efforts quieted as the 2020-21 academic year progressed — released 14 calls to action
Nearly three dozen of the United States' most influential business groups have asked President Joe Biden's administration to restart trade talks with China and cut tariffs on imports, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/business-groups-call-on-biden-to-restart-trade-talks-with-china-11628212436?mod=latest_headlines on Thursday. The tariffs on Chinese products paid by U.S. importers were imposed to ensure that Beijing fulfills its obligations under its 2020 Phase One trade pact with the United States. In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday, the business groups said that China had met "important benchmarks and commitments" in the agreement, the report added, including opening markets to U.S. financial institutions and reducing some regulatory barriers to U.S. agricultural exports to China.
Music festivals are among the events in the UK that will be protected if they are forced to cancel.
Tickets are available in single seats as well as multi and full-flight packages.
More than 300 cats in the U.K. have died from feline pancytopenia in recent months
“We have to care about more than just ourselves,” Friends star Jennifer Aniston said
The COVID-19 vaccine will be added to the province’s routine school immunization program this year in an effort to make jabs more readily available to students aged 12 and older and boost uptake. During a briefing Thursday, Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of the vaccine implementation task force, announced a plan to improve vaccination rates among youth. "This fall, immunization teams will attend all schools with students aged 12 to 17 to provide both first and second doses to students. We’re goin
The LA Galaxy have acquired forward Dejan Joveljić from Eintracht Frankfurt of the German Bundesliga. The five-time MLS champion Galaxy announced a 4 1/2-year deal Thursday for the 21-year-old Joveljić, who will hold an MLS U22 Initiative roster spot. Joveljić spent last season on loan with Wolfsberger AC in Austria's Bundesliga.
The Platte County Health Department Board of Trustees was unanimous in its decision.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities have secured armed guards to bolster security for court personnel as they prepare to announce the judge who will oversee proceedings involving the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, a judicial official said Thursday. Magistrate Bernard Saint-Vil, who is dean of the Court of First Instance in Port-au-Prince, said some judges he recently contacted about the case had told him they were worried about their safety. He said he is not obligated to
"Every day matters," wrote the singer's attorney Mathew Rosengart in his request for the court to hear the case on Aug. 23 instead of Sept. 29.
How Vivek Sagar Prasad travelled from a small village in MP to the Olympic podium in Tokyo, his childhood coach and former medallist Ashok Kumar narrates his story
Manitoba is boasting a back-to-school season that will be "near normal" for all students and educators, including those who are unvaccinated by choice or for eligibility reasons, with a significant rollback of mandated public health protocols. Masks will be recommended, rather than required in schools as of Sept. 7. Cohorting of groups of no more than 75 will only be obligatory among students who are in Grade 6 or younger, since those pupils are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. As for ph
Two Belarus team coaches have been removed from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in trying to send sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya back to their country. The International Olympic Committee said Friday it has canceled and removed the credentials of Artur Shimak and Yury Maisevich. Shimak and Maisevich continued to have contact with Belarusian athletes since Sunday after the IOC linked them to taking Tsimanouskaya in a car to the airport to put her on a plane to Belarus.
PORTLAND, Ore., August 06, 2021--Columbia Sportswear Company Announces Resignation of Franco Fogliato, Executive Vice President, Global Omni-Channel
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