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NHL relaxing virus protocols for vaccinated playoff teams 2021-05-08 12:15:53Just in time for the playoffs, the NHL is relaxing virus protocols for teams that reach a vaccination threshold. The changes take effect once 85% or m

EU, India try again to clinch trade deal, 2021-05-08 11:15:18PORTO, Portugal (AP) - The European Union and India agreed Saturday to restart negotiations on a bilateral free trade deal, eight years after their fi

Bomb kills at least 30 near girls' school 2021-05-08 10:06:10KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded near a girls' school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 30 peo

Marine Corps adviser's anti-Taiwan piece in Chinese propaganda 2021-05-08 09:25:50A civilian Marine Corps official has published an opinion piece in the Chinese Communist Party’s most aggressively anti-American propaganda outl

Scotland's nationalist government set to be shy of 2021-05-08 06:47:08LONDON (AP) - Scotland's governing Scottish National Party was poised Saturday to win its fourth straight parliamentary election, but the party's an

EU says US stand on patent virus waiver 2021-05-08 05:56:53PORTO, Portugal (AP) - European Union leaders cranked up their criticism of the U.S. call to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents Saturday, arguing the move

Beefed-up Israel police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem 2021-05-08 03:16:06JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters outside Jerusalem's Old City during the holiest night of Ramada

Philippine troops drive away armed rebels from public 2021-05-08 01:58:58COTABATO, Philippines (AP) - Dozens of Muslim militants occupied a public market overnight in the southern Philippines before fleeing after a tense st

US allows diplomats, embassy families to leave Nepal 2021-05-07 20:50:16WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department said Friday it is allowing non-essential diplomats and the families of all American staff at the U.S. Embassy i

Ducey signs bill limiting post-election ballot signature fix 2021-05-07 19:50:32PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona election officials won't be able to create a grace period after an election for voters who forget to sign their ballot to fix

Arizona Senate assures feds election recount is secure 2021-05-07 19:33:14PHOENIX (AP) - The Republican president of the Arizona Senate said in a letter Friday to the U.S. Justice Department that ballots being recounted from

Antonio Guterres lays out vision for second term 2021-05-07 18:54:35UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres laid out his vision for a second term as U.N. chief on Friday, calling for a “surge in

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Barack Obama's dog Bo, once a constant presence 2021-05-08 17:49:46Former U.S. president Barack Obama's dog Bo died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Obamas said on social media, calling him a 'true friend an

At least 30 killed in bomb blast near 2021-05-08 11:32:23A bomb exploded near a girls' school in a majority Shia district of west Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 30 people, many of them pupils between 1

More than 200 Palestinians hurt in night of 2021-05-08 05:38:46A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestin

Bye, bye, birdie rule: U.S. quashes Trump environmental 2021-05-07 16:46:16The Biden administration says it's siding with Canada in a dispute over an environmental protection for birds that migrate across the border.

Indian PM under pressure to enact strict anti-COVID 2021-05-07 15:37:31Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced growing pressure Friday to impose a strict nationwide lockdown, as a startling surge in coronavirus cases th

Listen to the Ingenuity helicopter humming through the 2021-05-07 15:15:41First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming above the surface of Mars.

2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 1 wounded in country's 2021-05-07 14:46:19The Ukrainian military said Friday two soldiers were killed and another was wounded under fire from Russia-backed separatist rebels in the country's

WHO panel approves emergency use of China's Sinopharm 2021-05-07 13:10:45The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the

Nepal's COVID-19 case surge has doctors sounding the 2021-05-07 13:10:22Across the border from a devastating surge in India, doctors in Nepal warned Friday of a major crisis as daily coronavirus cases hit a record and hosp

Bird-like dinosaur could hunt in total darkness, pointing 2021-05-07 12:15:06Under the cover of darkness in desert habitats about 70 million years ago, in what is today Mongolia and northern China, a gangly looking dinosaur emp

Norwegian company develops fully electric motorboats 2021-05-07 11:57:00The Evoy1 motorboat, manufactured by Norwegian company Evoy, uses the same rapid charger as an electric car, generates up to 800 horsepower, fully cha

Dutch researchers train honeybees to detect COVID-19 2021-05-07 11:57:00Researchers in the Netherlands used the hypersensitive scent response of honeybees to teach them to react to the scent of the coronavirus. Scientists

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Juukan Gorge: Rio Tinto investors in pay revolt 2021-05-06 22:35:48Shareholders voted against outgoing boss's $10m bonus after sacred Aboriginal shelters were destroyed.

Tui to subsidise Covid tests for package holiday 2021-05-06 19:52:17The travel firm is offering discounted tests with its holidays but there are concerns over testing capacity.

Holiday costs to jump in summer, warns travel 2021-05-06 19:45:52Travel will be more expensive as airlines cannot afford to bring many planes back into service.

Taking an invention from idea to the marketplace 2021-05-06 19:20:54Lockdown spurred many people to invent new products, but how did they get to market?

Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in 2021-05-06 19:15:53The price rise for single-use bags will be extended to all businesses in England from 21 May.

Road and rail building plans under review after 2021-05-06 15:58:47Post-pandemic shifts in travel habits could undermine the logic behind many infrastructure projects.

Covid: The vaccine patent row explained 2021-05-06 14:24:09The US says it supports a temporary lift on vaccine patents, but some countries have pushed back.

Liberty steel owner in talks over £200m lifeline 2021-05-06 11:42:15Sanjeev Gupta's beleaguered UK steel business may yet find the help it needs, the BBC understands.

UK economy set to grow at fastest rate 2021-05-06 11:12:13Economy expected to grow by 7.25% in 2021 as lockdown restrictions are eased, says Bank of England.

Covid: US backs waiver on vaccine patents to 2021-05-06 10:26:18Supporters say the move would increase vaccine production but the pharmaceutical industry disagrees.

IBM 2nm chip breakthrough claims more power with 2021-05-06 08:27:13Next-gen processor tech gives more performance with less energy use, IBM claims.

Next expects post-lockdown sales surge to be short-lived 2021-05-06 04:54:10The fashion chain raises its profit forecast but says the recent rebound in sales may not last.

Business

The wood-products industry is undergoing root-and-branch change 2021-04-30 20:00:00Ever more money grows on trees

Developers struggle to meet demand for e-commerce storage 2021-04-30 20:00:00Online shopping requires more warehouses. There is ever less room for them

Bernd Osterloh, labour nemesis of Volkswagen’s boss, abdicates 2021-04-30 20:00:00Will the departure of the veteran works-council bruiser usher in a new era for the German carmaker?

Abolishing executive offices 2021-04-30 20:00:00The costs of office-less executives outweigh the benefits

India’s steelmakers are the covid-ravaged economy’s rare bright 2021-04-30 20:00:00The likes of JSW and Tata Steel have been quicker to restart production than foreign rivals

A ransomware attack on Apple shows the future 2021-04-28 20:00:00The online-extortion business is becoming slicker and more sophisticated

A new type of ad is heading for 2021-04-28 20:00:00Stricter privacy rules send digital advertisers back to the drawing board

The magical realism of Tesla 2021-04-28 20:00:00Versus the blunt reality of geopolitics

How TSMC has mastered the geopolitics of chipmaking 2021-04-28 20:00:00Make yourself indispensable to both America and China

The post-pandemic office etiquette 2021-04-23 20:00:00How manners will change when working life returns

Can Merck’s new boss maintain the drugmaker’s winning 2021-04-23 20:00:00Belén Garijo takes over as chief executive in May

Amazon and Walmart confront Indian politics 2021-04-23 20:00:00The country is becoming as surly to foreign investors as China

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