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Steve October 19, 2021

Syrian state TV reports 13 military personnel killed, 3 others wounded in attack during rush hour in Damascus. Two roadside bombs have exploded near a bus carrying troops in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 13 military personnel and wounding three others, state TV reported. Syrian state TV showed footage of the charred bus […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Government backs down from ambitious plans to become the world’s first completely organic farming nation, reversing ban on fertiliser imports. Sri Lanka has backed down from its ambitious plans to become the world’s first completely organic farming nation, reversing a ban on imports of chemical fertiliser. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had imposed a total ban on […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Oil hit multi-year highs on the back of a global coal and gas crunch that drove a switch to oil for power generation. Oil prices turned down after the Chinese government flagged it was looking for ways to tame record high coal prices and that it would ensure coal mines operate at full capacity as […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is speaking out over continued criticism of the Dave Chappelle comedy special “The Closer.” On the eve of a planned employee walkout at the streaming giant — organized by trans and LGBTQ+ staffers, content creators and allies — Sarandos addressed numerous points related to recent jokes from Chappelle that have incensed […]

Steve October 19, 2021

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea test-fired a new, smaller ballistic missile from a submarine, state media confirmed on Wednesday, a move that analysts said could be aimed at more quickly fielding an operational missile submarine. The statement from state media came a day after South Korea’s military reported that it believed North Korea had […]

Steve October 19, 2021

People love sharing their favorite music with their friends and family. Spotify is quite aware of this and allows users to easily share songs with others via codes. This post looks at how you can start using this feature yourself. How to Create a Spotify Song Code on Your Mobile If you do most of […]

Steve October 19, 2021

The em dash (which looks like this: —) is a useful character but isn’t something you’ll find a dedicated key for on your keyboard. As a matter of fact, considering how often it is used, it’s surprising how tricky it can be to type an em dash. The instructions aren’t the same across platforms or […]

Steve October 19, 2021

A new Republican-sponsored bill would ban children under age 18 from obtaining hormones treatments, puberty blockers and surgery to transition genders, even with parental consent. House Bill 454, called the Save Adolescents from Experimentation (SAFE) Act, is sponsored by a quarter of the Ohio House, all Republicans. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Gary Click of […]

Steve October 19, 2021

China has lit the flame for the 2022 Winter Olympics after the ceremonial torch arrived from Athens, as human rights activists called for a boycott of the Games over Beijing’s human rights record. Cai Qi, the Communist Party secretary, lit a cauldron on Wednesday from a flame that had travelled to Beijing the Chinese capital […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Awami League plans series of rallies over next two weeks after one of the country’s worst bouts of religious violence. Thousands of the members of Bangladesh’s ruling party have rallied in support of the nation’s besieged minority Hindus after one of the worst bouts of religious violence in the Muslim-majority nation in more than 10 […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Draft report says president was ‘principally responsible’ for catalogue of errors over pandemic that cost thousands of lives. The senator leading a congressional investigation into Brazil’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has recommended that President Jair Bolsonaro face criminal charges – including homicide – over a catalogue of alleged government errors that led to the […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Source: New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump’s defense secretary thought the idea was outrageous. In the spring of 2020, Mark T. Esper, the defense secretary, was alarmed to learn of an idea under discussion at a top military command and at the Department of Homeland Security to send as many as 250,000 troops — […]

Steve October 19, 2021

U.N. agencies say Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have agreed to a nationwide polio vaccination campaign for the first time in three years By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press October 20, 2021, 3:38 AM • 5 min read ISTANBUL, Turkey — U.N. agencies are gearing up to vaccinate all of Afghanistan’s children under 5 against polio for the […]

Steve October 19, 2021

Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus By JOSH FUNK AP Business Writer October 20, 2021, 2:19 AM • 3 min read OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each […]