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California travel blogger among 2 killed in Mexico's Tulum

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A San Jose, California woman born in India was one of two foreign tourists killed in the apparent crossfire of a drug-gang shootout in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Tulum. ...

No 'Squid Game': South Korea's real-life debt trap

Many small business owners in South Korea recognise themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix drama ‘Squid Game’, who vie desperately for a chance to win $38...

2 foreigners killed in shootout in Mexico's Tulum resort

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two foreigners were killed and three wounded in a shooting at a restaurant in the Mexican Caribbean resort town of Tulum, authorities said Thursday. Authorities sa...

Israel poised to welcome foreign tourists back to country

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders on Thursday recommended reopening the country to fully vaccinated tourists beginning on Nov. 1, a year and a half after closing its borders to most foreign visitors du...

Business Highlights: Energy crunch, mainstream Bitcoin

___ Energy crunch hits global recovery as winter approaches The world’s facing an energy crunch. Europe is feeling it most as natural gas prices skyrocket to five t...

Facebook paying fine to settle US suit on discrimination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department’s allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers in favor...

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea

GWANGYANG, South Korea (AP) — Abandoned, he feels, by three countries, Cho Guk-gyeong shows a visitor his South Korean alien registration card, which describes him as “stateless.” It’s an apt descript...

Infantino wants suspended Brazil-Argentina match played out

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino believes the suspended World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina should be decided on the pitch. The Sept. 5 ma...

Infection Control and Biosafety Products Market Analysis Breakdown by | Quantifiable Metrics and DECIDE Model 2022-2031

Recovery-based survey for Infection Control and Biosafety Products market price report contains essential information concerned with growth strategies, trends, innovations, business opportunities, 202...

A roundup of countries that permit recreational cannabis

Marijuana may be an issue of easy agreement in the ongoing coalition talks between Germany's leading parties. Despite numerous points of contention, the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), neolibe...

Australian state to end quarantine for vaccinated travelers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Sydney will end hotel quarantine for vaccinated passengers when scheduled international flights restart in Australia within two weeks, officials said on Friday, while mainta...

S Korea seeks Interpol notice for two cyber gang leaders

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it’s asked Interpol for help to arrest two foreigners it alleges played a leading role in cyberattacks and large-scale extortion that targeted South K...

In Chile, Haitians grow weary of waiting, eye journey to US

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The 37-year-old Haitian says not a day goes by in which he doesn’t think of leaving Chile, like the multitudes who have grown frustrated and headed north toward the United State...

United Airlines will add new international routes next year

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines said Thursday it will launch its biggest expansion of transatlantic service next year, a vote of confidence that international travel will rebound from the depths of the...

Mali's Timbuktu fears jihadis as France reduces troops

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — It’s been nine years since Islamic extremists in northern Mali arrested Zahra Abdou on charges of showing her hair and wearing an outfit they said was too tight. ...