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Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

Africa

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France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 21-27, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...

SA vs ENG, 1st ODI: Jason Roy's ton in vain as Proteas receive World Cup boost

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): South Africa spoilt Jofra Archer's return to international cricket and boosted their own chances ...

'Remember the Titans' screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard dies at 70

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The award-winning screenwriter of "Remember the Titans," Gregory Allen Howard, died in Miami, Florida, following ...

Blood sugar monitoring devices create usage problems for adults

Indianapolis [US], January 27 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute showed that continuous glucose monitors and other wearable devices present ...

South Africa Battles Drownings With Survival Pools

cape town, south africa - A red shipping container lies in a school playground in a small South African town.The ...