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It’s 2022, and Teslas still aren’t stopping for children
US companies announce $50 billion in additional investments in chips, science bill
CHIPS and Science Act to boost American semiconductor research, development, production, White House says
EU Commission expects Greece to investigate spyware scandal
EU Parliament plans to hear journalist, opposition leader who was wiretapped
The Internet Responded To The FBI Raid Of Mar-A-Lago With Nasty Memes
Western sanctions to 'punish' Russia are futile
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that efforts to "punish" Russia are futile, making clear reference to the Western sanctions on the nation, according to local media.
Singapore regulator reiterates crypto dangers amid Hodlnaut woes
Cryptocurrency investment is “highly hazardous” but meltdowns in the sector have not created financial-stability risks for Singapore, regulators in the city-state said after another digital-asset firm ran into trouble.
'Grease' co-stars, friends and fans pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John
Hollywood icons joined fans worldwide to mourn the loss of Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer and "Grease" star, who died Monday at her ranch in Southern California at age 73.
Analysis: The extraordinary political storm unleashed by the FBI search of Trump's Florida resort
The FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida resort is an extraordinary, historic development given that it targeted a former President of the United States and set off a political uproar he could use to stoke his likely 2024 White House bid.
China’s export sector posts stronger than expected figures for July
Outbound shipments grew 18% after struggle with shortages of raw materials and lockdowns in first half of year
Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home ‘raided’ as FBI executes search warrant
Armed secret service agents were seen standing outside an entrance to the former president’s home. The news that the FBI executed a search on Trump’s home has come as a surprise to many US officials. But the search of the former pre...
Kaia Gerber Just Wore the Summer's Most In-Demand Sneaker
Just about everyone in Hollywood has been spotted wearing a pair.
Self-generated sexual abuse of children aged seven to 10 rises two-thirds
Disturbing global trend should be ‘entirely preventable’, says Internet Watch Foundation head
China resumes military drills off Taiwan after shelving US talks
Anti-submarine attack and sea raid exercises begin, as Beijing maintains pressure on Taiwan’s defences
Russia suspends US inspections of its nuclear weapons arsenal
Moscow blames Ukraine war sanctions for preventing mutual inspection of its nuclear arms under New Start treaty
Agreement on nuclear deal within reach but obstacles remain
Diplomats engaged in Iran nuclear talks in Vienna sent conflicting messages on Sunday regarding possible progress to reach an agreement over reviving the 2015 deal. While Russia’s ambassador Mikahil Ulyanov expressed optimism, the US env...
Mixed Messages Coming From Iran Nuclear Talks In Vienna
Diplomats engaged in Iran nuclear talks in Vienna sent conflicting messages on Sunday regarding possible progress to reach an agreement over reviving the 2015 deal.
Zara loses name-change bid against owner of small fashion firm House of Zana
A tribunal judge says he is sure the average shopper won't be confused between the small business and the multinational fashion and homeware company.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire reports $44B loss as value of investments falls
Shares in Berkshire's holdings such as Apple, American Express and Bank of America all fell, but rebounded in the current quarter
Gallerist Alex Tieghi-Walker Has Filled His L.A. Home With Wild, One-of-a-Kind Objects
Step inside Alex Tieghi-Walker's avant-garde home in latest “Objects of Affection” video.
Amid inflation, people desperate for cash are turning to pawn shops
Rick Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' shared his observations amid today's higher prices of food, gas and more
Pfizer agrees to $5.4B deal for Global Blood Therapeutics
Pfizer Inc. has agreed to buy Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. for $5.4 billion, in a deal that would give the big drugmaker a foothold in the treatment of sickle-cell disease.
Papa John's John Schnatter says company has lost its way after abandoning 'conservative values'
John Schnatter claims the company's success has suffered as a result of abandoning conservative values
SoftBank reports record $23B quarterly loss as tech downturn hits
Japanese technology investor SoftBank Group Corp. on Monday reported a record quarterly loss of more than $23 billion after its Vision Fund investments suffered from the global selloff in technology shares.
Automakers say 70% of EV models don't qualify for tax credit under Senate bill
The requirements could put a dent in President Biden's plan to have half of all vehicles sold be electric by 2030
Elon Musk says Twitter deal could go forward once user data confirmed
The Tesla CEO says he wants an official confirmation of how many Twitter users are real and how many are fake
Nearly 2,500 flights delayed, hundreds canceled on Monday after weekend of disruptions
Airline delays and cancellations continued Monday after a weekend full of weather-related issues.
Bernie Sanders says Inflation Reduction Act will have 'minimal impact' on inflation
Sen. Bernie Sanders said the bill 'turns it back' on working parents in the United States
White House denies more IRS funding could increase audits on lower-income Americans
The Biden administration on Monday pushed back against concerns that an extra $80 billion in funding for the IRS that Democrats included in their latest health care and climate change spending package could increase audits on lower-incom...
Colorado mother sues Facebook, alleges daughter's addiction to platform has caused mental health problems
Facebook doesn't take 'ordinary care' to potentially prevent negative effects of excessive use of the platform, the lawsuit states
Disney World prices surge 3,871% over 50 years, chart shows
The chart shows that Disney World ticket prices have risen more sharply than rent, gas prices and wages
White House stands by Inflation Reduction Act after CBO warns inflation won't drop as a result
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre insisted that lowering inflation is 'exactly' what the legislation will do
Inflation Reduction Act: What tax hikes are in the bill?
Democrats' newest spending bill amounts to one of the biggest tax increases in decades
Malcolm Gladwell says people must return to the office to regain ‘sense of belonging’
Gladwell said employers are not doing a good job of convincing their employees why returning to the office is in their best interest
Procter & Gamble responds to woman's viral claim of mystery object in tampon
TikTok video featuring Procter & Gamble's Tampax garnered over 1 million views
American Airlines cutting flights from fall schedule
American Airlines said flights will be cut at Philadelphia International Airport, changes made based on available resources
Tata Motors to buy Ford car plant in India
Indian automaker Tata Motors has agreed to buy a Ford manufacturing plant in the western state of Gujarat for 7.26bn rupees ($91.5m).
Cost of living: People turning back to cash as prices rise
People are going back to cash to keep tighter control on their spending as living costs soar, according to new research by the Post Office.
China conducts new military drills near Taiwan
China's military says it is continuing large-scale military drills around Taiwan after its previously announced live fire exercises ended on Sunday.
Hong Kong cuts Covid hotel quarantine to three days
Hong Kong will ease its Covid hotel quarantine requirements for people arriving from overseas, Chief Executive John Lee said on Monday.
War on drugs a failure, new Colombian leader warns
Colombian President Gustavo Petro has called for a fresh global strategy to combat illegal drugs trafficking.
Gen Z: How young people are changing activism
Technology has given young people a louder voice than ever before. Gen Z are angry – and unafraid to speak up.
Why overthinkers struggle with remote work
Communicating remotely is hard, with far more room for ambiguity. That’s why some overthinkers are struggling.
Twitter says Musk’s spam analysis used tool that called his own account a bot
Musk's counterclaims are "outright deception," Twitter tells court.
Musk wants public debate with Twitter CEO instead of that upcoming court trial
Debate will happen at the Delaware Court of Chancery.
Google, still reeling from an earlier ruling, sues Sonos over voice patents
After losing a volume control lawsuit, Google hopes it can get leverage over Sonos.
4 Muslims were gunned down in Albuquerque. Now some families are afraid to go get food
When Muhammad Imtiaz Hussain looked outside his home, he used to see a safe, idyllic neighborhood. Now he's haunted by the spot where his brother was ambushed and killed.
Amid global alarm, Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant attacks
Kyiv and Moscow traded blame on Monday for the weekend shelling of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex amid international alarm that their battle for control of the plant could trigger catastrophe.
South America's 'lithium fields' reveal the dark side of electric cars
Lithium extraction fields in South America have been captured by an aerial photographer in stunning high definition.
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