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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un speaks during a Politburo meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea on June 29, 2021. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service (AP) North Korean dictator Kim J...


On June 23, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met to discuss, among other topics, vaccine-related cases of myocarditis, which have hospitalized hundreds of adolescents. Evidence of a correlation between the condition, an inflammation of the heart muscle, and...


To stay away from Azeroth—which is to remain unsubscribed from Blizzard Entertainment’s enduring MMORPG, World of Warcraft—is no simple task. In fact, the gaming community has long (and only half-jokingly) referred to the orc- and elf-filled game as “World of Warcrack.” As somebody who, over the...


MA The insurance brokers have scrapped their merger following a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice agreement to block the transaction. Insurance brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson have scrapped their proposed $30 billion merger following a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Just...


"Giant Kim Jong Un" by tj013579 is licensed under CC BY 2.0 North Koreans are worried for leader Kim Jong-un, who seems to have lost a considerable amount of weight. State media quoted a resident who commented on Kim's "emaciated looks" in a rare acknowledgement of speculations about his weigh...


In America, pro-life and pro-choice voices are pitted against each other with some on both sides denying the complexity of the issue. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong reports on how Buddhist teachings could transform the abortion debate—and benefit women. In Japanese culture, the bodhisattva Mizuk...


By Gabriella Borter and Maria Caspani July 27, 2021 — 3.42am New York: New York City will require municipal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-September or face weekly testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, as authorities nationwide ramp up vaccine promotion to try...


Pinterest is banning all ads that use weight loss language or imagery, starting Thursday.  The company is the first major tech platform to prohibit weight loss ads. The ban covers weight loss product testimonials, ads referencing BMI, and more.  Pinterest is banning all weight los...


On June 23, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met to discuss, among other topics, vaccine-related cases of myocarditis, which have hospitalized hundreds of adolescents. Evidence of a correlation between the condition, an inflammation of the heart muscle, and...


The payout to New York will take place over the next 17 years, and joins a $26 billion deal to settle the thousands of nationwide lawsuits. The opioid case in New York is so vast that the trial is being held at a law school in Central Islip. Credit... Johnny M...


With the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  eviction moratorium set to expire in days, millions of households are still behind on rent. As of the first week of July, about 1.4 million people out of 7 million surveyed said it was very likely that they would face eviction in the next...


VANCOUVER, BC, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global E-waste and IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) market size is expected to reach USD 115.06 Billion at a steady revenue CAGR of 8.6% in 2028, according to latest analysis by Emergen Research. Global E-waste and IT Asset Disposition market revenue...


On June 23, an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met to discuss, among other topics, vaccine-related cases of myocarditis, which have hospitalized hundreds of adolescents. Evidence of a correlation between the condition, an inflammation of the heart muscle, and...


Juul brand vape cartridges are pictured for sale at a shop in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Summary Companies Related documents Judge finds plaintiffs allege sufficient participation by defendants in marketing e-cigarettes to youth Strict li...


Vasily Zyryanov is an individual investor and writer. He uses various techniques to find both relatively underpriced equities with strong upside potential and relatively overappreciated companies that have inflated valuation for a reason. In his research, he pays much attention to the energy sector...