WMAR-2 News Patrick Pete Tuesday night weather
WMAR-2 News Patrick Pete Tuesday night weather
When teachers go on strike, they have a history of not backing down. The Burston School Strike in Norfolk in 1914 was the longest in British history.
India's wrestling administration has been roiled by allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct.
Macau posted an 82.5% year-on-year rise in gambling revenue to 11.6 billion patacas ($1.4 billion) in January, after the world's biggest gambling hub had nearly half a million visitor arrivals over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday. The crowds were the biggest in more than three years, but January's revenue was still less than half of the Lunar New Year period in 2019 prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to data released by Macau's government on Wednesday. Still investors took cheer, sending shares in Macau casinos up between 3% to 5%, while executives and analysts said it was an encouraging sign of a solid recovery to come.
Indian shares pared early gains on Wednesday, while bond yields moved higher as the country's finance minister presented the Union budget, saying the government will focus on economic growth and job creation with a global slowdown in the vicinity. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the outlay for capital spending has been upped 33% to 10 trillion rupees in 2023-24. The Indian rupee inched up against the U.S. dollar to 81.78 against 81.86 before the budget.
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Taiwan scrambled fighter jets, put its navy on alert and activated missile systems in response to nearby operations of 34 Chinese military aircraft and nine warships that are part Beijing's strategy to unsettle and intimidate the self-governing island democracy. The large-scale Chinese deployment comes as Beijing increases preparations for a potential blockade or outright attack on Taiwan that has stirred major concerns among military leaders in the U.S., Taiwan's key ally. In a memo last month, U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan instructed officers to be prepared for a U.S. -China conflict over Taiwan in 2025.
European borrowers sold a record 280 billion euros ($304 billion) of debt in January, in a jump outpacing U.S. peers, to take advantage of tumbling borrowing costs and better-than-expected economic conditions. January's figures follow a year that saw the biggest jump in government borrowing costs in decades - from the United States to Asia and Europe - as inflation soared. "Everything that we've seen so far indicates 2023 is not going to be as difficult as people feared it would be," said Philip Brown, managing director, sovereign capital markets at Citi.
The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday approved the purchase of an armored vehicle for the city's police force. The vote drew pushback from some in the community, especially in light of the recent push for police accountability.
Train drivers will take part in a fresh round of strikes on Wednesday, heaping further misery onto weary rail commuters.
KYOTO, Japan, February 01, 2023--Kyocera Corporation announced its consolidated financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023
A shooting Tuesday evening left a 17-year-old teen seriously injured, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Edwin A. Smith Community Park on Power Inn Road and Meadowhaven Drive, the sheriff's office said. One person was sent to the hospital, and he has life-threatening injuries.
Sacramento fire officials said multiple victims were reported Tuesday evening after a house fire, including one person who died and another who was injured.
Decades before the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts, Alse Young was killed at the gallows in Connecticut, becoming the first person on record to be executed in the American colonies for witchcraft. The Windsor town clerk registered the death on May 26, 1647, in a diary entry that read: “Alse Young was hanged.” Young was the first of nine women and two men executed by the colony of Connecticut for witchcraft over 15 years, a period during which more than 40 people faced trial for having ties to Satan.
An undersea volcano became active on Wednesday off the coast of Vanuatu, its meteorological service said, with pictures on social media showing massive clouds of smoke spewing into the air. The East Epi Sub-Marine Volcano, just less than 10 km (km) off the coast of the island of Epi, is in a state of "minor unrest" and propelling ash into the sky, Vanuatu's Meteorology and Geohazards Department said in a statement. People nearby reported a smell of sulphur and felt a volcanic earthquake, the department said, adding that the volcano may subside or increase to a "minor eruptive state" at any moment.
Winter storm warnings and advisories stretched from Texas to New York as snow, sleet and freezing rain snarled air traffic and brought havoc to roads.
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Plastic waste, hypodermic needles, and washed-up toys were just some of the items seen floating around Stockton waterways. “Really bad. A lot of junk floating in from everywhere,” resident Michelle Cunningham said. “And I don’t even know exactly where it’s coming from.” On Tuesday, boating docks appeared empty, and fishermen were nowhere to be found.
Remote islands in the Indian Ocean are now strewn with plastic waste – the origin of this waste has until now not been established.
Between 9% and 20% of runners will suffer from shin splints at some point in their life.
Around 12% of babies are born weighing more than 4kg.