The lockdown was lifted in the 9 a.m. hour.
A crochet Christmas tree created in a Devon village inspires the making of another in South Africa.
A Guatemalan court decided on Thursday to take to trial a case against a well-known Guatemalan journalist who was arrested four months ago on charges of money laundering, influence peddling and blackmail. Jose Ruben Zamora Marroquin, an outspoken government critic, was detained in late July after a police raid on his home and will now remain in prison until the trial begins. Prosecutors have repeatedly denied the journalist's claims that his detention is a "political persecution."
- Associated Press
The top United Nations human rights official said Friday that his office will continue reaching out to Beijing about allegations of abuse in China. The office of former U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet published a report in August stating that China’s detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity. Bachelet's successor, High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk, called the report “a very important one” that “highlighted very serious human rights concerns.”
Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Arab leaders at summits in Riyadh on Friday after striking a series of agreements with Saudi Arabia, strengthening ties as the top oil exporter quarrels with Washington.
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Restaurants, grocers, farmers and food companies are increasingly turning to chemistry and physics to tackle the problem of food waste. Experts say growing awareness of food waste and its incredible cost — both in dollars and in environmental impact — has led to an uptick in efforts to mitigate it. U.S. food waste startups raised $300 billion in 2021, double the amount raised in 2020, according to ReFed, a group that studies food waste.
- The Independent
Xi Jinping lauds ‘new era’ in China’s ties with Saudi Arabia as key energy and defence deals are sealed
Xi Jinping to meet other Gulf oil producers and attend a wider summit with Arab league countries
Many countries loathe Iran’s treatment of women, but they’re uncomfortable with the U.S. dictating who’s deserving of U.N. panel memberships.
- Associated Press
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Thursday, demanding the ouster of its military rulers and rejecting a deal for the gradual transfer of power to civilian leaders. Sudan has been in turmoil since an uprising overthrew its longtime autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir. A military coup in October 2021 abruptly ended a previous democratic transition agreement with protest leaders.
Abbott (ABT) closed the most recent trading day at $104.81, moving +0.91% from the previous trading session.
- Simply Wall St.
ResMed Inc.'s (NYSE:RMD) recent 3.5% pullback adds to one-year year losses, institutional owners may take drastic measures
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The average brokerage recommendation (ABR) for Splunk (SPLK) is equivalent to a Buy. The overly optimistic recommendations of Wall Street analysts make the effectiveness of this highly sought-after metric questionable. So, is it worth buying the stock?
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DEA agent who helped put Viktor Bout behind bars slams Brittney Griner swap: ‘We couldn’t even get two people for the world’s most notorious weapons trafficker’
Foreign policy experts warn the release of Viktor Bout could incentive future kidnappings of Americans.
- Women's Health
Brie Larson is super sculpted from her abs to her legs in an orange bikini in new Instagram pics taken in a sauna. Brie opts for unconventional workouts.
- BuzzFeed News
Prince Harry Said The Royal Family Didn’t Think His Relationship With Meghan Markle Would Last Because She Was An Actor
“The fact that I was dating an American actress was probably what clouded their judgment more than anything else at the beginning.”View Entire Post ›
- The Telegraph
Prince Harry appeared annoyed with his wife at one point in their new Netflix documentary when she joked about having to curtsey to the late Queen.
- NBC News
Former President Donald Trump declined Thursday to appeal a court order ending his lawsuit challenging the FBI’s seizure of documents from his Mar-a-Lago
- Rolling Stone
The GOP is condemning the president for securing the release of the WNBA star while former Marine Paul Whelan remains imprisoned in Russia
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- The Week
The rumored reason why AOC is facing a House ethics probe
Meghan Markle Says She Learned Reality of Royal Life After Hug with Kate Middleton and Prince William
"Like I was a hugger, always been a hugger," Meghan Markle said in the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan. "I didn't realize that that is really jarring for a lot of Brits"