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New Zealand To Declare Climate Emergency To Combat Global Warming
If a climate emergency is passed, New Zealand would join countries like Canada, France and Britain that have taken the same course to focus efforts on tackling climate change.
Disney Increases Planned Layoffs To 32,000 As Coronavirus Hits Theme Parks
The layoffs will be in the first half of 2021, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Amazon to give $500M in special holiday bonuses to front-line employees
Full-time U.S. operations employees who work for the e-commerce giant between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31 will qualify for a $300 bonus, while part-time employees will receive a $150 bonus.
Elon Musk says Tesla Semi will go 621 miles per charge
Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks the company's Class 8 Semi could have a range of 621 miles per charge thanks to the new battery technology it is developing.
Twitter claims it has reversed ban of link to Sidney Powell's Georgia election lawsuit
Twitter claims it has reversed its censorship of a link to the lawsuit filed by attorney Sidney Powell that seeks to change the outcome of Georgia’s 2020 election results.
China is an opportunity for India - not a threat, Beijing says as more apps are banned
India has blocked to-date 220 Chinese mobile apps, some of them made by China's prominent consumer-facing tech companies like ByteDance, Tencent and Alibaba.
Prestigious Silicon Valley VC firm looks to Europe for start-up success stories
Sequoia Capital, one of the best-known venture capital firms on Menlo Park's Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, has made a major new bet on Europe.
Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after miscalculating effectiveness data
The company's "conversion lift" tool suffered a glitch that reportedly affected thousands of ads between August 2019 and August 2020.
Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan: WHO
"The coronavirus disease is the first pandemic in history in which technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to keep people safe, informed, productive and co...
Bitcoin price tanks from near all-time high
Bitcoin tanked Thursday as its price came within striking distance of an all-time high. The price of bitcoin was trading at $17,185, down $794, or 4.42%, at 7:15 a.m. ET. The cr...
US On Track To Begin Immunisation Against COVID By Late December-Early January: Joe Biden
"There's been significant record-breaking progress made recently in developing a vaccine and several of these vaccines look extraordinarily effective," Joe Biden.
Opposition leaders circumventing Maduro regime to funnel funds using a unique crypto
A number of opposition leaders in Venezuela are financially skirting the Nicolas Maduro regime with an unprecedented public-private partnership known as the "stablecoin solution...
France may ban discrimination against people without French accents
Millions say they have been discriminated against for how they speak, French MP says
Maradona's Coffin Brought to Cemetery After Clashes at Wake
The remains of soccer legend Diego Maradona were brought to a cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 26, after large crowds of fans paid their final respects to soccer...
How Jeff Bezos Blew $120.4 Billion Dollars
Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, and ceo of Amazon. He's worth over 100 billion US dollars, he spends his money on mansions, private jets, sports cars and some incred...
Chelsea confirm 2,000 fans can return to Stamford Bridge for Leeds game on December 5
Chelsea have confirmed that 2,000 fans will provisionally be allowed to return to Stamford Bridge to watch their Premier League match against Leeds United on December 5.
Projection: COVID-19 leads to lower life expectancy in Sweden in 2020
Life expectancy in Sweden will most likely fall this year, according to a new forecast from Statistics Sweden. There are large differences between the regions. Life expectancy i...
10 Beautiful Garden Design Ideas That Make Your Home Look Awesome
Absolutely you need garden design ideas to create a beautiful garden. Even not all houses have a garden. Maybe for reasons of limited land, you decide to expand the interior rat...
What will a post-oil Middle East look like?
'The only officials present were American and Saudi," tweeted the Saudi Arabian foreign minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, but he was lying. Israeli Prime Minister Benj...
AstraZeneca and Oxford defend Covid vaccine trials after questions raised in the U.S.
“We believe that this product will never be licensed in the U.S.,” one group of critical U.S.-based analysts wrote this week.
Fugging hell: tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name from Fu**ing to Flugging
Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name – Fugging – after ridicule of their signposts, especially on social media, became too much to bear. ...
10 Festive Flats for All of Your At-Home Holiday Fêtes
“All dressed up with nowhere to go” seems to be the motto for this holiday season. But just because our festive gatherings won’t involve going out or traveling doesn’t mean you ...
Former World Bank President James Wolfensohn dies at 86
James Wolfensohn, who served as the president of the World Bank for 10 years and was a guiding force for a couple of the most well-known cultural institutions in the U.S., has d...
Joe Biden unveils a reassuringly familiar national-security team
The mixture of brains and experience will delight allies
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