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19/04/2024
Npr: Remembering Robert MacNeil, longtime host of PBS 'NewsHour'...
During his decades-long career, MacNeil reported on the Kennedy assassination, the Cuban missile crisis and the fall of the Berlin Wall. He died April 12.em Originally broadcast in 1986 and 1995.em [Read more]
19/04/2024
Cbs news: Swiftie couple recreates Taylor Swift album covers...
Charlie Bird — the "major Swiftie" of the two — had the idea after the singer announced her new album "The Tortured Poets Department" at the Grammys. [Read more]
19/04/2024
New York times: At G7 Meeting in Capri, Blinken Tackles Rough Seas and Global Crises...
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and his counterparts, who met on the Italian island of Capri, welcomed signs that tensions between Iran and Israel might not worsen. [Read more]
19/04/2024
Bbc: School shooting averted after teen arrested: police...
Police say a story the teen wrote depicting a mass shooting was not fictional and was a violent threat. [Read more]
19/04/2024
Nbc news: Scientists push new paradigm of animal consciousness, saying even insects may be sentient...
Far more animals than previously thought likely have consciousness, top scientists say in a new declaration — including fish, lobsters and octopus. Recent research backs them up. [Read more]
19/04/2024
Abc news: Tesla recalling more than 3,000 of its 2024 Cybertrucks due to faulty pedal...
Tesla is recalling nearly 4,000 of its 2024 Cybertrucks after it discovered that the accelerator pedal can become stuck, potentially causing the vehicle to accelerate unintentionally and increase the [Read more]
19/04/2023
Cnn: GOP prepared to block vote to replace Feinstein on Senate Judiciary...
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday that he hopes to replace Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee with Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and aims to set up a f [Read more]
19/04/2024
Fox news: Anti-Catholic FBI memo's origin revealed as bureau absolved of 'malicious intent'...
The FBI has been exonerated by a DOJ review that found no wrongdoing by the agency after a leaked memo from one of its Virginia field offices purportedly targeted traditional Catholics. [Read more]
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20/04/2024
washington — The U.S. Agency for Global Media on Friday named Michael Abramowitz as the new permanent director of Voice of America.  In an email to staff Friday, USAGM chief executive Amanda Bennett said that Abramowitz, a former journalist and current president of the think tank Freedom House, will take up the position in coming [Read more]
20/04/2024
Geneva — In the wake of a recent outbreak of avian influenza detected in dairy cows and goats in the United States, the World Health Organization is calling on governments to increase their surveillance and to “remain vigilant' regarding the possible spread of this deadly disease to their countries. Dr. Wenqing Zhang, head of the W [Read more]
20/04/2024
Washington — The U.S. immigrant population from South and Central Asia has swelled to new heights over the past decade and continues to grow rapidly. Between 2010 and 2022, the number of immigrants from these regions residing in the United States soared to nearly 4.6 million from 2.9 million — a jump of almost 60%, according to rec [Read more]
20/04/2024
LONDON — Patients in the U.K. and European Union are facing shortages of vital medicines such as antibiotics and epilepsy medication, research published Thursday found. The report by Britain's Nuffield Trust think-tank found the situation had become a "new normal" in the U.K. and was "also having a serious impact in EU countries." [Read more]
20/04/2024
A gold mine in Zimbabwe has turned its former dumpsite into a solar station, generating all the energy it needs for operations at the mine and releasing excess energy into the national grid. Located in Zimbabwe's southwestern Bubi district, some 500 kilometers from the capital, the project has drawn praise from environmentalists. Columbus [Read more]
20/04/2024
Geneva — In the wake of a recent outbreak of avian influenza detected in dairy cows and goats in the United States, the World Health Organization is calling on governments to increase their surveillance and to “remain vigilant' regarding the possible spread of this deadly disease to their countries. Dr. Wenqing Zhang, head of the W [Read more]
20/04/2024
Washington — The Senate on Wednesday dismissed all impeachment charges against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, ending the House Republican push to remove the Cabinet secretary from office over his handling of the U.S.-Mexico border.   The two votes ended the trial before arguments began. Senators voted separately to [Read more]
20/04/2024
washington — U.S. intelligence and security agencies are trying to prepare election officials for a wave of new attacks aiming to destroy voter confidence in November's presidential election, just as a series of reports warn some familiar adversaries are starting to ramp up their efforts. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security [Read more]
20/04/2024
new york — A man set himself on fire on Friday outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's historic hush-money trial was taking place as jury selection wrapped up, but officials said he did not appear to have been targeting Trump. The man burned for several minutes in full view of television cameras that were set up outside [Read more]
20/04/2024
New York — Google fired 28 employees following a disruptive sit-down protest over the tech giant's contract with the Israeli government, a Google spokesperson said Thursday. The Tuesday demonstration was organized by the group "No Tech for Apartheid," which has long opposed "Project Nimbus," Google's joint $1.2 billion contract with [Read more]
20/04/2024
vancouver, british columbia — Just as the world is getting used to the rapidly expanding use of AI, or artificial intelligence, AGI is looming on the horizon. Experts say when artificial general intelligence becomes reality, it could perform tasks better than human beings, with the possibility of higher cognitive abilities, emotions, [Read more]
20/04/2024
Washington — In response to mounting pressure from labor unions anxious about the impact of cheap Chinese exports on the U.S steel industry, President Joe Biden is poised to triple tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China.  “They're not competing. They're cheating,' Biden said Wednesday in remarks to the United Steelworker [Read more]
20/04/2024
The Chinese-operated online markets Temu and Shein are shaking up e-commerce with their extremely low prices. But the firms are facing concerns from consumers and Congress. Evie Steele has the story from Washington. [Read more]