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US consumers continue shopping at Costco, quarterly earnings rising

SEATTLE, Washington: As Americans are continuing to spend and store memberships remain largely intact amidst surging inflation, Costco is expected ...

Amazon U.S. clothing store requires apps, touch screens

LOS ANGELES, California: As people are again leaving their homes to go shopping following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Amazon.com ...

UK to investigate anti-competitive Google ad sales

LONDON, England: The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has launched its second investigation into the advertising sales practices of Google.According ...

UK to OK Shell's North Sea gas project to provide 6.5% of nation's gas

LONDON, England: UK officials are expected to approve a request by Shell Oil to develop a North Sea gas field, ...

As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...

Africa

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What coltan mining in the DRC costs people and the environment

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is rich in natural resources - its untapped deposits of minerals are estimated to ...

US will soon redeploy troops in Somalia: the mission and key goals

The Biden administration in the US recently announced it would be providing a "persistent presence" in Somalia of up to ...

Marine life in a South African bay is full of chemical pollutants

The adage "out of sight, out of mind" has long summed up humans' attitude to dumping personal and industrial waste. ...

US Gulf Coast Preps for Another Dangerous Hurricane Season

New Orleans - "Typically, I feel prepared," Susan Morley-Zender, a New Orleans, Louisiana, resident told VOA when asked about the ...

Australia, US keeping watch on Wang Yi's visit to Pacific Island nations

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Australia and the United States are closely watching the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's 10-day ...

MLB roundup: Sandy Alcantara strikes out 14 Braves

Sandy Alcantara pitched his second straight gem and matched his career high with 14 strikeouts to lift the visiting Miami ...

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire
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