economy and trade

Fiona slams Canada’s Atlantic coast, killing homes and cutting off electricity to thousands

CNN – Fiona rippled Canada’s east coast with hurricane force after it made landfall in Nova Scotia on Saturday, bringing strong winds and storm surge, draining power for hundreds of thousands and washing or collapsing some coastal homes. Fiona, now a tropical cyclone, had maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour — a Category …

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LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in a ‘lively’ Republican debate over the Saudi-backed LIV Tour

CNN – Greg Norman, head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met a group of Republican House members behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, who was on a trip to Washington as part of a PR effort to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the …

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Hurricane Fiona: Many across Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic remain without electricity and running water as the storm heads toward Bermuda

CNN – More than a million people in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic woke up without electricity or running water again Thursday as crews worked to repair vital facilities crippled by Hurricane Fiona – now a Category 4 monster heading towards Bermuda. The first major hurricane of the Atlantic season this year killed at …

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LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in a ‘lively’ Republican debate over the Saudi-backed LIV Tour

CNN – Greg Norman, head of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Tour, faced some conservative criticism on Tuesday after he met a group of Republican House members behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, who was on a trip to Washington as part of a PR effort to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the …

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Mahsa Amini’s father says Iranian authorities lied about her death as protests raged

CNN – The father of an Iranian woman who died in police custody last week accused authorities of lying about her death, with protests across the country despite the government’s attempt to stifle dissent by cutting off the internet. Amjad Amini, whose daughter Mohassa died after she was arrested by morality police in Tehran, said …

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US and Canadian warships sail through the Taiwan Strait after Biden pledged to defend the island

CNN – US and Canadian warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday after comments over the weekend from President Joe Biden that the United States would defend Taiwan if it was attacked by China. US Navy spokesperson Lt. Mark Langford said in a statement that a US Navy ship, the USS Higgins Arleigh Burke-class …

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The report says that the TikTok search engine frequently provides misinformation to its predominantly youthful user base

CNN – When a TikTok user searches the social media app for information on top stories, from Covid-19 vaccines to school shootings, nearly 20% of videos submitted as search results contain misinformation, according to a research report published on Wednesday. . Researchers at NewsGuard, a journalism and technology tool that tracks information online, searched TikTok …

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Tropical Storm Kay: High winds hit Southern California as Kay boosts already hot temperatures and begins inundating flood-prone areas

CNN – High winds — reaching speeds of more than 100 miles per hour — began battering Southern California, driving already sweltering temperatures on Friday as a tropical storm rolled in that could bring a year of rain and threaten dangerous flash floods across the state. hit by drought. The extreme weather comes as Tropical …

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Get ready to shock the stickers on Super Bowl snacks

CNN – There’s an uninvited guest coming to this year’s Super Bowl party: inflation. The shindig may have been a victim of Covid hibernation last year. This year, with mass vaccinations and more widespread testing, this meeting is finally possible. With it comes a grocery bill that reflects rising consumer prices. Wells Fargo crunched the …

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