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Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for th...

So long, Saturdays: More couples embrace weekday weddings

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic forced 30-year-old Stephanie Harnen to twice postpone her wedding. When she finally did get married, in June last year, she settled for a Thursday because her venue was fu...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, January 26, 2022 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (C);Wednesday's Low Temp (C...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, January 26, 2022 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (F...

Traded cryptocurrency in 2021? Here's how to approach taxes

Professionals have a major piece of advice for those who traded cryptocurrency for the first time last year: Take your tax prep seriously. The IRS has been zooming in on cryptocurre...

Global shares mixed ahead of Fed policy statements

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Wednesday, with many investors staying on the sidelines ahead of an update on how aggressively the Federal Reserve will tackle inflation. Fra...

Rights group says Lebanese staffer targeted with NSO spyware

BEIRUT (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that one of its senior staff members was targeted last year with spyware designed by the Israeli hacker-for hire company NSO Group. Th...

Tuesday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first turn on the ballot, while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were denied entry to Cooperst...

Beltrán brings his own baggage to next year's Hall ballot

With Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling off the ballot, next year's Hall of Fame vote figures to be a bit less contentious. Then again, the top newcomer arrives with his o...

Oilers score in OT with seconds left for 3-2 win vs. Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Connor McDavid scored with 23.4 seconds left in overtime, powering the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 comeback win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. ...

James, Lakers rock Brooklyn 106-96 in Davis' return

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James welcomed Anthony Davis back with a lob pass for the game’s first basket, then turned to his own offense to score 33 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 106-96 victory over t...

Mexico's remittances pass $50 billion, surge during pandemic

COMACHUEN, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s remittances — the money migrants send home to their relatives — have soared in the past two years, and are now expected to top $50 billion for the first time once 202...

National Guard sees troops reupping despite COVID, hard year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Spc. Javzailia Pineiro joined New York’s National Guard in late 2019, and started work as a truck driver just as the pandemic was starting to hit. For months she drove around th...

Indigenous town in Mexico survives on remittances from US

COMACHUEN, Mexico (AP) — In Comachuen, a Purepecha Indigenous community of about 10,000 inhabitants nestled high in the pine-clad mountains of the western state of Michoacan, the whole town survives b...

Flyers’ Yandle sets Iron Man mark in 965th straight game

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle broke the NHL record on Tuesday night by playing in his 965th consecutive game. The 35-year-old Yandle passed the previous...