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Lebanese leaders exchange barbs as country sinks into crisis

BEIRUT: Lebanon‘s president and prime minister-designate traded barbs Wednesday, accusing one another of obstruction, negligence and insolence in a war or words that has for months obstructed the formation of a new government as the country sinks deeper into economic and financial crisis. The power struggle between the premier-designate, Saad Hariri, on one side and […]


The Mystery of the $113 Million Deli

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Byju’s, Google Team up to Offer ‘Learning Solution’ for Schools

Education technology firm Byju’s on Wednesday announced a partnership with tech giant Google to offer a learning solution’ for schools. With this, the simplicity, flexibility and security of Google Workspace for Education and Byju’s content pedagogy come together on the ‘Vidyartha’ platform to aid effective learning at school, according to a statement. This integration of […]


Trainer Bob Baffert banned for two years by Churchill Downs

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for two years by Churchill Downs on Wednesday after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tested positive for a steroid in two different postrace drug samples. The suspension begins immediately and lasts through the 2023 Spring Meet at the racetrack. Attorneys for Baffert and the owner of Medina […]


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New Israeli Government Might Not Mean Major Policy Changes

Naftali Bennett, who leads a small right-wing party, and Yair Lapid, the centrist leader of the Israeli opposition, have joined forces to try to form a diverse coalition to unseat Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. Spanning Israel’s fractious political spectrum from left to right, and relying on the support of a small Arab, Islamist […]

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Robert Mueller To Help Teach Course On His Trump-Russia Investigation

“I was fortunate to attend UVA Law School, I’m fortunate to be returning there now,” Robert Mueller Washington: Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be his own subject when he teaches a course on his eponymous investigation of president Donald Trump, the University of Virginia Law School announced Wednesday. The school said the notably reticent […]


Yellen Aims to Win Support for Global Tax Deal

Ireland has been one of the most vocal critics of the Biden proposal. Its 12.5 percent corporate tax rate has helped fuel the so-called Celtic Tiger economy since the 1990s, luring Google, Facebook and other corporate giants to establish European beachheads in Dublin, creating jobs and greatly enriching the Irish treasury. Paschal Donohoe, Ireland’s finance […]


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Global Vaccine Effort for Low-income Nations Gets $2.4 Billion Boost

Financial support for Covid-19 vaccination efforts in lower-income nations received a $2.4 billion boost on Wednesday when world leaders met at a virtual summit co-hosted by the Japanese government and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. The funds were pledged by wealthier countries, foundations and private companies. Five countries — Belgium, Denmark, Japan, Spain and Sweden — […]