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Withholding vaccine safety data ‘morally indefensible,’ medical journal says
The British Medical Journal criticized Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers for ‘reaping vast profits’ without proper independent scrutiny
Puerto Rico to host the Latin America Amateur for first time in 2023
Grand Reserve Golf Club, site of the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open, will hold the LAAC next January.
Crypto meltdown erases $1 trillion in value
Bitcoin has now shed more than 50% from its record high in November while adding further momentum to the latest meltdown in cryptocurrencies.
Engineer jailed, fined for ganja trafficking aboard vessel; two others on remand
A national of the Dominican Republic was Friday jailed for four years and fined GY$14.4 million after he pleaded guilty to being in possession of 16 kilogrammes of marijuana aboard the Panamanian-registered cement vessel, Diego, the Cust...
Panama - Business chamber approves Minera deal, 35 groups oppose
Panama's Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) welcomed the agreement reached between the Government and Minera Panama hopes that, in a In a short time, a new contract can be formalized.
Panama - Judge rejects Martinelli appeal in Odebrecht bribery case
The Third Liquidator Court for Criminal Cases rejected an appeal filed by Importadora Ricamar, SA, ( the company name of Super 99) within the process that is being followed for the bribes that the construction company Odebrecht confessed...
Panama - Studies show booster shot increases protection agai...
During the last week two studies have been published showing that the third shot against Covid-19 offers protection against the Omicron variant reinforcing the Panama decision to name only those with a booster shot“fully vaccinated”
The countries where Bitcoin and crypto are banned or restricted
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others like China are leading sustained crackdowns on their use.
A Costa Rican House With Privileged Views Of The Pacific
Luxury property in Costa Rica with views of the Pacific Ocean, a charred teak exterior, swimming pool, wide terraces, and large open plan living spaces.
Instagram, Snapchat sued over alleged role in girl’s suicide
The social media platforms are addictive to an extent that caused a kid to kill herself, mother claims in lawsuit
Daily Covid infections in UK less than half recorded two weeks ago
UK detects 76,807 new cases in the past 24 hours, suggesting Omicron wave has spiked
Adele shares grief with fans by video call over postponed Vegas shows
Singer extends apologies and tears by FaceTime and social media after Covid delays to her residency dates
Woman on quest to find sperm donor father finds shocking truth about her conception
Eve Wiley is searching for answers - she knows her mom received a sperm donation to conceive her, but her DNA doesn't match that donor's - it matches her family's trusted fertility doctor.
Trust the science: Jim Jordan slams the beautiful promises with the ugly facts
Jim Jordan, the U.S. representative for Ohio's since 2007 asks, if so much more people are vaccinated, and so much more restrictions has been placed, how come that the virus infected so many more and killed so many more people… if it wo...
'Dr. Fauci Was Warned': GOP Lawmaker Claims Fauci Was Warned About Wuhan Lab-Leak Theory
At a House Republican press briefing on Wednesday, Rep. James Comer (R-KY) spoke about Covid-19.
Watch: Reporter Accidentally Hit By Car On Live TV, Finishes Report
West Virginia news reporter hit by car live on air, but the hero continued her report.
Police: Truck with 100 monkeys crashes, some of them missing
A truck carrying about 100 monkeys was involved in a crash Friday in Pennsylvania, state police said as authorities searched for at least three of the monkeys that appeared to have escaped the vehicle.
U.S. House bill on China competitiveness, chip investment, coming soon - Pelosi
The U.S. House of Representatives will soon introduce a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness with China and boost federal spending on semiconductors, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday as the Biden administration seeks to boost domesti...
24 Wedding Makeup Looks for Blue-Eyed Brides
When you’re looking at bridal beauty looks to inspire your own, let your eye color be your guide. Here are the best wedding makeup looks for blue eyes.
Twitter suspends hundreds of accounts promoting Philippines' Marcos
Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Friday it had suspended hundreds of accounts that were promoting Philippines presidential election candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr, which it said had violated rules on spam and manipulation.
Tesla Demanded Law Firm to Fire Lawyer Who Used to Work for SEC Investigating Musk, Report Says
In the US, companies frequently take issue with government officials that they believe are working against their interests, whether through campaign contributions to influence public policy or legal action.
Two oil majors to exit Myanmar
Thai partner PTTEP considering role in gas venture after TotalEnergies and Chevron leave
Israel's attorney general orders probe into illegal police spyware agains democracy activists allegations
Israel's attorney general has ordered an investigation into police surveillance tactics amid reports that law enforcement improperly used a disputed hacking tool.
Mother sues Meta and Snap over tween daughter’s suicide
An American mother alleges firms are to blame for the suicide of her 11-year-old daughter, who had an ‘extreme addiction’ to social media.
Guatemala’s economy buoyed by record $15bn sent home from workers overseas
Critics accuse the country’s government of doing nothing to stop the ‘escape valve’ of migration as it covers up their lack of spending
Will oil reach $100 a barrel? And how will it affect you?
Oil is a red-hot commodity right now, and a slew of factors are converging that could send prices even higher.
Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses
Total said it is exiting Myanmar due to the ‘worsening’ human rights situation and rule of law after the country’s military seized power in a coup last year.
Chile’s president-elect names progressive, majority-women cabinet
Gabriel Boric, 35, picks youthful team including at defence the granddaughter of Salvador Allende, who was overthrown in a military coup
Female leadership is good for the world. Just look at Barbados
Mia Mottley is just one of a raft of strong women across the Caribbean and South America tackling society’s most pressing issues. The world could learn a lot from them
World Bank rips Microsoft purchase of Activision Blizzard in social justice rant
The money should be used to address the flow of refugees and malnutrition instead, the global financial body said
Unvaccinated seniors 49 times more likely to be hospitalized than those with boosters – CDC
Figures show benefit of Covid vaccines and boosters to reduce hospital risk as agency says: ‘Get vaccinated as soon as possible’
Ireland to drop almost all COVID restrictions
Majority of measures that have been in place for almost two years will be lifted on Saturday, prime minister says.
Robinho loses final legal appeal over rape
Brazilian footballer Robinho has lost his final appeal against a conviction for taking part in the gang rape of a woman in Milan in 2013.
Passenger Defies Mask Rule, US Flight Turns Back Mid-Air
"American Airlines flight 38 with service from Miami to London returned to MIA due to a disruptive customer refusing to comply with the federal mask requirement," the airline said.
Royal Dutch no more - Shell officially changes name
Shell officially changed its name on Friday, ditching "Royal Dutch", which has been part of its identity since 1907, following plans to scrap its dual share structure and move its head office from the Netherlands to Britain.
Peru oil spill after Tonga eruption an 'ecological disaster'
An oil spill off the Peruvian coast has caused an "ecological disaster", authorities have said.
Elza Soares: Tributes as Brazilian samba legend dies aged 91
Elza Soares, one of the greatest Brazilian singers of all time, has died aged 91 at her home in Rio de Janeiro, her publicist says.
Online To Bricks-And-Mortar: Amazon's 1st Clothing Store In Los Angeles
An Amazon Style store to launch later this year is to let customers use the retailer's app to scan QR codes of garments, chose from sizes and colors, then have items sent to fitting rooms to try on.
Davos Forum To Be Held In Person From May 22 Till May 26
The annual gathering of the world's political, economic, and business elite traditionally takes place in January against the idyllic snowy backdrop of the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Ingrid Betancourt: Former Farc captive announces presidential bid
The former Colombian senator, Ingrid Betancourt, has announced she will run for president again, 20 years after being kidnapped by left-wing rebels.
Toyota Land Cruiser customers in Japan face four-year wait
Motor industry giant Toyota has warned customers in Japan that they will have to wait for up to four years to take delivery of its new Land Cruiser SUV.
Google Launches New Appeal To Overturn $2.8 Billion Fine At Top EU Court
Google said it would go to the European Court of Justice, the EU's highest court, after the General Court confirmed in November a decision by the European Commission in 2017.
"No Mercy" To Corrupt: China Warns As It Ramps Up Corruption Crackdown
Beijing has warned of further investigation into corruption in the financial sector and state-owned enterprises.
US charges four Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over flight diversion
The US has charged four Belarusian officials with aircraft piracy over the diversion of a passenger plane to Minsk last May.
Samsung pulls ad with drag queen after backlash
Samsung has pulled an ad showing a Muslim mother expressing support for her drag queen son, after backlash from some parts of the Muslim community.
Infant among four bodies found near US-Canada border
Police in Canada have found the bodies of four people, including an infant, in a snowy field near the US border.
'Nicholas Rossi': US man who 'faked death' remanded in custody
An American who is said to have faked his own death before fleeing to Scotland has been remanded in custody.
"Tonga, Let Us Know": Elon Musk Offers Internet To Volcano-Hit Islands
Authorities have begun to restore telephone links but bringing the country fully online will take at least a month.
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