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BRazil’s Leader Alarms Critics With COVID-19 Vaccine Doubts

SAO PAULO: Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are again speaking out against the leaders stance on the coronavirus pandemic, this time rejecting his view that vaccination for the virus shouldnt be mandatory. Bolsonaros first such comments came Monday, when he told a supporter, No one can force anyone to get a vaccine. He repeated […]


Even as people return to work, more find that layoffs are permanent.

One sign of how the economic crisis is evolving: Back in April, nearly 80 percent of unemployed workers reported being on temporary layoff or furlough. In August, that figure had fallen to less than half. That development is the result of a combination of good news and bad. The good news is that as the […]


Indian firms to spend half of cloud budget on hybrid in next 3 years: IBM survey

BENGALURU: Hybrid cloud is set to take centre stage in India as organisations plan to increase the share of spend on hybrid to 49% by 2023 from 42% as of now, according to an IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) survey. Of the 17% of IT budget allocated to cloud, a major chunk of it […]


Patrick Ewing hopes to carry on John Thompson’s legacy at Georgetown

WASHINGTON — Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing said Friday he will try to carry on the legacy of his former coach and lifelong mentor John Thompson, who died Sunday at age 78. Ewing, who won the 1984 national championship at Georgetown as a player under Thompson, returned to the school as coach in 2017 after […]

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Charlie Hebdo protests grow across Pakistan

Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan carry placards and shout slogans during a protest against the reprint…Read More ISLAMABAD: Thousands of Islamist protesters rallied in anti-France demonstrations across Pakistan on Friday as anger swelled over a French magazine‘s decision to republish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.Earlier this week satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo — the target of […]


August’s slowdown in job growth spanned many industries.

August’s slowdown in job growth spanned many industries. Source link


Dallas Cowboys’ Randy Gregory conditionally reinstated by NFL

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory was conditionally reinstated by the NFL on Friday, and he thanked the league on social media for giving him a “second chance.” Gregory can report to the team on Monday for COVID-19 testing and may participate in conditioning activities, individual workouts and meetings, sources told ESPN’s Ed Werder. He […]


Coronavirus: Civil servants ‘must get back to offices quickly’

Image copyright PA Media The government has urged Whitehall bosses to “move quickly” to get more staff back into the office. In a letter seen by the BBC, it says it is “strongly encouraging” attendance through rota systems, arguing this would be “hugely beneficial”. It follows criticism that too few civil servants working from home […]

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Trump Says US Has No Proof Yet Of Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny’s Alleged Poisoning

Donald Trump said he will take a look into Alexei Navalny’s poisoning (File) Washington: US President Donald Trump said Friday that he had not seen proof yet that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny had been poisoned. “I don’t know exactly what happened. I think it’s tragic, it’s terrible, it shouldn’t happen,” Trump said. “We haven’t […]


Stocks Slide Again as a Promising Week Turns South

The form that speculation has taken may have added to the fragility in the market. In recent months, investors have bought large amounts of a financial instrument that enables them to bet on stock prices without investing as much money as when buying actual stocks. Analysts say the greater use of these instruments, known as […]