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Two years after Myanmar's generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government, thousands of people have died in civil conflict and many more have been forced from their homes in a dire humanitarian … more
The Justice Department has been scrutinizing a controversial artificial intelligence tool used by a Pittsburgh-area child protective services agency following concerns that it could result in … more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has effectively vetoed a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine in a remote region of southwest Alaska that supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon … more
I learned a long time ago to be very skeptical of statistics. People with creative pencils can make numbers magically transform based on what is in their best interest. In Washington D.C., they call it “spinning.” Around these parts we call it a lie. more
Bob Largent, President/CEO of the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce, presented the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022's Economic Development Report to the Harrison City Council Thursday night, but broke away to tell about his attending last week the largest retail exposition in the southern United States. more
The North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Board of Directors met on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and heard an update from recently appointed Chief Operating Officer, Josh Bright. more
In southwest Serbia, construction machines are being repurposed to clear tons of waste clogging the Potpec lake. Year after year during the winter months, the lake near the southwest Serbian town of … more
COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and treatments for the virus helped push Pfizer to a better-than-expected final quarter of 2022. The drugmaker also debuted on Tuesday a 2023 forecast that starts off … more
Adult Happy Meals and other limited-time promotions boosted traffic at McDonald’s restaurants during the fourth quarter despite higher prices. The company said Tuesday that global same-store sales … more
Exxon Mobil posted record annual profits for 2022, as Americans struggled with high prices for gasoline, home heating and consumer goods. The oil giant brought in $8.76 billion in profits in the … more
China’s government has accused Washington of pursuing “technology hegemony” following news reports the United States might raise pressure on tech giant Huawei by blocking all access to American … more
China’s foreign minister has appealed to his Dutch counterpart to defend free trade after the Netherlands and Japan agreed to cooperate with U.S. restrictions on Chinese access to advanced … more
Rising factory output led to strong U.S. sales at the end of last year, pushing General Motors’ fourth-quarter net income up 16% over the same period a year ago. The Detroit automaker said Tuesday … more
Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, has seen his companies shed $68 billion in market value in the past week after short-selling firm Hindenburg Research accused him of “pulling the largest con in … more
Azerbaijan is appealing to the United Nations’ highest court to urgently order Armenia to stop the laying of land mines and booby traps on Azerbaijani territory and disclose the location of such … more
Experts are warning that Nigeria's push to replace its paper money with newly designed currency notes has created a shortage of cash. They say people can't buy what they need and businesses have … more
President Joe Biden is traveling to New York City to showcase a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River. The mega grant is part of a broader … more
Europe’s economy has scraped out meager gains at the end of last year as galloping inflation fed by high energy prices and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine deterred people from spending in shops and … more
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