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Woman arrested in case of fake Lafreniere hockey cards

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A 54-year-old woman has been arrested by Quebec police in connection with fake Alexis Lafreniere hockey cards circulating online. The New York Rangers selected Laf...

BA parent company books huge loss, pushes for digital passes

LONDON (AP) — The parent company of British Airways and Iberia on Friday said it lost 6.9 billion euros ($8.3 billion) last year as the pandemic caused a near-total collapse in international air traff...

Volkswagen weathers pandemic with $10.7 billion profit

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen said Friday it made a better than expected profit of 8.8 billion euros ($10.7 billion) after tax in 2020 despite the disruption from the pandemic....

Biden US TR nominee Tai vows to end trade 'race to the bottom,' counter China

Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden’s top trade nominee, backed tariffs as a “legitimate tool” to counter China’s state-driven economic model and vowed to hold Beijing to its pr...

Bangladeshis protest prison death of commentator

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Protesters blocked a busy intersection in Bangladesh’s capital Friday to protest the death in prison of a writer and commentator who was arrested on charges of violating the s...

Hong Kong Productivity Council Theme of the Year 2021: "Make Smart Smarter"

Smarter Era of Intelligent Manufacturing Launch CeremonyWitnesses New Milestone for Reindustrialisation in Hong Kong HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 February 2021 - The Hong Kong Product...

Microsoft says AIoT and 5G are Taiwan’s trump cards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan companies are most likely to score a winning performance internationally by using their expertise in Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) and 5G technology, sai...

Vaccination 'passports' may open society, but inequity looms

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Violet light bathed the club stage as 300 people, masked and socially distanced, erupted in gentle applause. For the first time since the pandemic began, Israeli musician Aviv ...

Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies

A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging t...

Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies

A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging t...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan members of Milk Tea Alliance stand with Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Milk Tea Alliance is calling on its Taiwanese members to join with other member nations in supporting Myanmar democracy activists on Sunday (Feb. 28). On Wednesday ...

AT&T spinning off DirecTV after losing millions of customers

AT&T is spinning off its DirecTV into a new company for a fraction of the $48.5 billion it paid for the satellite TV service in 2015. DirecTV has lost millions of customers on AT&T’s watch, an...

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers, a day after the Parliament passed a law that would make the digital giants pay for news...

Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

MILAN (AP) — Miuccia Prada has adapted to the digital runway and isn’t ready to give up its lessons when the pandemic is over. Prada showed her first fall-winter collaboration with ...

Game on, again: GameStop surges and no one truly knows why

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's GameStop saga can't stop. At the very least, it won't stop. After weeks of going dormant, shares of GameStop have suddenly shot higher again, jumping 7...