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An explosion in the port city of Guayaquil is the latest in a wave of gang-related crime in Ecuador.
The Korean government has yet to show any sign of wanting to change current laws, said attendees at Korea Blockchain Week.
Consumers can't get a break. Just as gas prices are easing, ongoing rent increases are taking over in pinching consumer budgets.
Saki Baba routed Monet Chun of Canada 11 and 9 on Sunday to become the second Japanese winner in U.S. Women’s Amateur history. Baba joined 1985 champion Michiko Hattori as the only Japanese winners. Baba was one of four amateurs to make the cut in the U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles, tying for 49th.
A young female black bear was relocated and released by officials in Tucson, Arizona, on August 14 after the animal had been spotted more than twenty times by members of the public.Arizona Game and Fish Department Tucson (AZGFD) captured the bear on the evening of August 13 at Ina Road and La Canada Drive using a tranquilizer dart.The department said the bear was released “in good condition at a remote location. It was ear-tagged for future identification.”Video by AZGFD shows an officer monitoring as the bear jumps out of a trailer and runs along a dirt road towards open scrub land. Credit: Arizona Game and Fish Department Tucson via Storyful
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2% for the April-June quarter from the previous quarter, the government said Monday, as consumer spending rebounded with COVID-19 restrictions getting gradually lifted. Japan’s gross domestic product, or GDP, the sum of the value of a nation’s products and services, expanded 0.5% from January-March, during which the economy had stayed flat, according to the Cabinet Office’s preliminary estimates. Economists had forecast 0.6% on-quarter gro
Brexit has exacerbated Britain's labour shortages over the past year, with industries that are most reliant on freedom of movement being hit hard, according to a report led by academics from Oxford university. - Kingdom Holding, one of Saudi Arabia's highest-profile investors, majority owned by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Russian energy firms shortly before and after the invasion of Ukraine this year, according to a filing by the group on Sunday. - The European Union has demanded that Serbia and Kosovo abandon talk of war as the bloc and Nato prepare to hold crisis talks with the rivals this week with the aim to avert fresh conflict in the Balkans.
Author’s agent says his “injuries are severe, but his condition is headed in the right direction”
Oil prices dropped for a second session on Monday after the head of the world's top exporter, Saudi Aramco, said it is ready to ramp up output while production at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms is resuming after a brief outage last week. Saudi Aramco stands ready to raise crude oil output to its maximum capacity of 12 million barrels per day (bpd) if requested to do so by the Saudi Arabian government, Chief Executive Amin Nasser told reporters on Sunday. Oil prices rebounded more than 3% last week after a damaged oil pipeline component disrupted output at several offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms.
Thousands of mental health employees at Kaiser Permanente are planning to go on strike on Monday. About 2,000 health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers have agreed to an open-ended strike, according to a statement from Kaiser.
Russia leaves 20,000 soldiers stranded in tactical withdrawal Russians detain their own former spy chief on route to front line Ukraine sees surge in new businesses Inside the ‘crazy’ decisions that left Britain vulnerable to Putin Listen to the latest episode of our daily Ukraine podcast
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Speakers to be installed across capital for daily pronouncements as government’s plan labelled ‘archaic and redundant’
The shop, a partnership with local restaurant chain Pronto Corp, recently extended its run in the fashionable Shibuya district of Tokyo several months amid overwhelming demand. "Stranger Things" has remained one of the streamer's top 10 shows in Japan since the release of its fourth season in May. Patrons can take pictures next to the drama's signature Demogorgon monster while songs from the show, such as Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill," play in the background.
MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opthea Limited (ASX:OPT; NASDAQ: OPT) (Opthea), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat highly prevalent and progressive retinal diseases, is pleased to confirm it has received binding commitments for a successful two-tranche placement (Placement) of new fully paid ordinary shares (New Shares) to institutional investors to raise approximately US$90 million1 (A$128.57 million) at a price of A$1.15 per N
Alex Bregman's homer helped Houston Astros to a fourth consecutive win during a game dedicated to the victims of the Uvalde school shooting.
Carlyle and its life sciences franchise Abingworth, working with their recently formed development company Launch Therapeutics (Launch Tx), to provide non-dilutive financing of up to US$170M, consisting of a US$120M commitment and an option to increase funding by a further US$50MIf OPT-302 is approved in a major market, Carlyle and Abingworth will be eligible to receive fixed success payments and variable success payments of 7% on annual net sales, which terminate after reaching four times the f
EDMONTON — So far, it has been almost too easy for the Canadian junior team. As the squad prepares to face Finland on Monday in a game that will decide who finishes atop Group A at the world junior hockey championship, the host's biggest enemy might just be complacency. So far, it’s been a walk in the park for the Canadian juniors. They’ve swept aside Latvia, Slovakia and Czechia by an aggregate score of 21-4. And, in those two wins, there were two standout performances in goal, from Latvia’s Pa
Christian Walker homered and had four RBI's, backing Tommy Henry's five strong innings to lead the D-backs to a 7-4 win over the Rockies
GIBRALTAR, United Kingdom, Aug. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 57k community members have signed up to Unique Network’s campaign to fractionalise a $86k Cryptopunk, and share in its future value, despite bear market conditions. Crypto promised the polar opposite of the exclusive communities now surrounding iconic NFT brands, where to join the ‘club’ will set you back tens of thousands of dollars. With its campaign Unique Network is demonstrating how with the right tools and on the right