With continuing labor shortage, Walmart raises minimum wage to $14/hr

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will raise the average hourly wages for US store workers beginning in February. It added that it will raise its av ...

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Saturday, 28 January 2023
Study finds most US children use potentially toxic makeup products

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): According to a study conducted by scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Earthjustice, the majority of youngsters in the United States use makeup and body products that ma ...

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Friday, 27 January 2023
Sheriff: Gunman Didn’t Know Monterey Park Dance Hall Victims

MONTEREY PARK, California — The 72-year-old gunman who sprayed bullets into a Southern California ballroom dance hall, killing 11 people, had no known connection with the victims and investigators were still trying to determine a motive ...

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Friday, 27 January 2023
Hitchhiking across Siberia: A Swiss man’s EPIC trip

Sixty vehicles, 8,400 kilometers, more than two months of adventures and, above all, countless colorful encounters and memorable souvenirs — such was the journey of Etienne, a student from the Swiss canton of Vaud, who, in 2022, crossed ...

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Friday, 27 January 2023
Union Health Minister to launch world’s first Made-in-India COVID-19 nasal vaccine tomorrow

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya will launch ‘iNCOVACC’, the world’s first made-in-India nasal vaccine on Thursday, official sources said. According to the sources to AN ...

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Thursday, 26 January 2023
How to ensure security of heat supply and at the same time decarbonise district heating? The Polish case-study

Regulations dedicated to the transformation of district heating sector are one of the key areas of the “Fit for 55” package being at the very moment discussed in the EU institutions. At the level of the European Union as a whole, the district ...

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Thursday, 26 January 2023
What Russia was like in 1913

Let’s take a look at the absolutely stunning photos depicting the country that no longer exists — the life of the tsar, peasants, Old Believers and much more! The year 1913 marked the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty. The date ...

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Wednesday, 25 January 2023
Dow Jones jumps 104 points despite lackluster day on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York — Stocks in the United States were mixed on Tuesday after an interesting day which saw 80 NYSE-listed stocks disrupted due to a technical glitch. "It looks like NYSE got on it real early," Joseph Sroka, chi ...

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Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Spending during Thai Lunar New Year could reach $1.36 billion

BANGKOK, Thailand: Consumer spending in Thailand over the ongoing Lunar New Year period could increase 13.6 percent to $1.36 billion, which would represent a three-year high, according to the Thai Chamber of Commerce. The estimated spe ...

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Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Tesla, BYD group expected to assemble EVs in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesian coordinating minister Luhut Pandjaitan has said that the government is finalizing agreements with China’s automaker BYD and US carmaker Tesla to invest in electric vehicle production facilities in the South ...

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Saturday, 21 January 2023
After Egyptian pound falls, foreign investment jumps to $925 million

CAIRO, Egypt: In a statement released this week, Egypt’s central bank said that after the Egyptian pound sharply depreciated last week, foreign investors transferred more than $925 million dollars into the country’s foreign exchange mark ...

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Friday, 20 January 2023
Unexpected braking causes recall of VW Atlas SUV

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Due to faulty wiring that can cause brake to be applied unexpectedly, sometimes while in traffic, Volkswagen is recalling more than 246,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada. The recall comes three days after the Associate ...

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Tuesday, 22 March 2022