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Intel building $20B Ohio chip facility amid global shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel will invest $20 billion in a new computer chip facility in Ohio amid a global shortage of microprocessors used in everything from phones and cars to video games, with plans...

Climate, COVID, China: Takeaways from online Davos event

GENEVA (AP) — Government and business leaders have urged cooperation on the world's biggest issues — climate change, the coronavirus pandemic and the economic recovery — at the World Economic Forum's ...

Chevron, Total exit Myanmar over deteriorating human rights

PARIS (AP) — Total Energies and Chevron, two of the world's largest energy companies, said Friday they were stopping all operations in Myanmar, citing rampant human rights abuses and deteriorating rul...

Western embassies reject Serbia PM's protest allegations

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The United States, the U.K. and Germany on Friday rejected allegations that the three countries financed protests that have shaken the Balkan nation's populist government. ...

JY Grandmark intends to issue of US$152.1 million 7.5% senior notes due 2023

US$149.6M existing notes accepted for exchange offer of 7.5% senior notes due 2022HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 21 January 2022 - JY Grandmark Holdings Limited ("JY Grandmark" or the "Company", ...

Think your home value is soaring? Talk to a farmer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer Jeff Frank doesn’t feel rich, but simply based on the skyrocketing value of his land in northwest Iowa, it’s an apt way to describe hi...

EU interior ministers balance migrant rights and strong borders

EU interior ministers met in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Friday to plan action to strengthen and protect the European Union's external borders, as well as rules for returning migrants to their homeland...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2022. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21,...

Governor vows state help in cracking down on LA rail theft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is promising statewide coordination as law enforcement and prosecutors go after thieves who have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains near downto...

Babel Finance Announces New Partnership With Chainalysis Leading to Innovations in Crypto Lending and Financing

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 21 January 2022 - Babel Finance's financial services announced in December 2021 its partnership with Chainalysis. This will offer our institutional investors and high-...

French energy giant Total joins push for Myanmar sanctions

PARIS (AP) — French energy conglomerate TotalEnergies has asked the American and French governments to support targeted sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds, the largest single source of inco...

Democrats eye new strategy after failure of voting bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were picking up the pieces Thursday following the collapse of their top-priority voting rights legislation, with some shifting their focus to a narrower bipartisan effort t...

NCAA ratifies new constitution, paving way to restructuring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new, streamlined constitution Thursday, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will hand more power to s...

Long-sought Great Lakes projects get funding under new law

A project that will boost Great Lakes shipping in a crucial bottleneck and another intended to protect the lakes from invasive carp will get big funding increases under the Biden administration's infr...

Rating upgrade clears way for $10B Hudson tunnel project

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators announced a key approval Thursday for a planned $10 billion train tunnel under the Hudson River, marking another milestone for a long-delayed project that is the cen...