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World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and the end of the often confrontational presidency of Donald Trump, noting the world’s most pressing problems, includin...

Pope moves Down syndrome MD-advocate closer to sainthood

ROME (AP) — The French doctor who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome but spent his career advocating against abortion as a result of prenatal diagnosis has taken his first major step to pos...

China Dynamics Welcomes New International Investors

Shareholding Reflects Industry Confidence in Global Electric Bus Market HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 21 January 2021 - China Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (the "Company"; Stock Code: 476), together ...

Lithuania offers to replace Belarus as hockey worlds co-host

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania offered to replace ousted Belarus as co-host of this year's hockey world championships on Thursday. Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė “discussed Lit...

Jags hire ex-49ers exec Baalke as GM, removing interim tag

The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Trent Baalke as general manager Thursday, removing the interim tag from his title and pairing him with new coach Urban Meyer. Team owner Shad Khan is s...

Union Pacific delivered 3% more freight as economy recovered

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit chugged ahead as shipping volume improved for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic slowed the economy to a crawl last year. ...

Lebanon central bank governor denies transfer of capital

BEIRUT (AP) — The governor of Lebanon's Central Bank denied on Thursday that he had made any transfers of the bank's funds following a probe by Swiss authorities into money laundering and embezzlement...

Clock ticking for CEOs to grow profits again

NEW YORK (AP) — Are better days ahead for corporate profits? They'd better be. CEOs across America have begun telling shareholders how much profit their companies made during the la...

Court leaves in question date of forthcoming Catalan vote

MADRID (AP) — A regional election in Catalonia, initially set for next month, remains up in the air after a court took a preliminary decision Thursday against a 3-month delay ordered by the northeaste...

Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes

Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations. It's the first major stud...

Uganda faces pressure to end Bobi Wine's house arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Calls grew Thursday for Ugandan authorities to free opposition presidential challenger Bobi Wine from house arrest a week after the country's longtime president won a sixth term...

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic. ...

Virus scuttles Glastonbury Festival for second straight year

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Glastonbury music festival has fallen victim to the coronavirus pandemic for the second year in a row. Organizers Michael Eavis and Emily Eavis said Thursday ...

Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns

Jack Ma’s 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group’s shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce giant’s troubled relationship with regulators ...

Austria presents national strategy against anti-Semitism

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government on Thursday presented a national strategy on fighting rising anti-Semitism that includes improving the protection of synagogues, improved education about Judaism ...