RISING COSTS ADD TO PANDEMIC PAIN FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

NEW YORK - In just two weeks, the cost of pecans for the pies at Peggy Jean's Pies in Columbia, Missouri, has surged nearly 40%, perplexing...

IN CALIFORNIA POT MARKET, A HAZY LINE BETWEEN LEGAL AND NOT

LOS ANGELES - On an isolated farm, greenhouses stand in regimental order, sheltered by a fringe of trees. Inside are hundreds of head-high...

 
 
 

JEFF GOLDBLUM, KYLE MACLACHLAN BOOKEND PRADA MENSWEAR SHOW

MILAN - Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat...

'SCREAM' SCARES OFF 'SPIDER-MAN' WITH $30.6M DEBUT

NEW YORK - After a month at no. 1, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' “Scream”...

 
 
 

NO VACCINE? NO CAFE, ACCORDING TO NEW FRENCH VIRUS LAW

PARIS - France's parliament approved a law Sunday that will exclude unvaccinated people from all restaurants, sports arenas and other...

'SCREAM' SCARES OFF 'SPIDER-MAN' WITH $30.6M DEBUT

NEW YORK - After a month at no. 1, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has finally been overtaken at the box office. Paramount Pictures' “Scream”...

 
 
 

MALI EX-PRESIDENT IBRAHIM BOUBACAR KEITA DIES AT 76

BAMAKO, Mali - Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing...

OMICRON EXPOSES INFLEXIBILITY OF EUROPE'S PUBLIC HOSPITALS

STRASBOURG, France - A World Health Organization official warned last week of a “closing window of opportunity” for European countries...

 
 
 

RISING COSTS ADD TO PANDEMIC PAIN FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

NEW YORK - In just two weeks, the cost of pecans for the pies at Peggy Jean's Pies in Columbia, Missouri, has surged nearly 40%, perplexing...

SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT VISITS UAE, SHOWCASING DEEP TIES

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - On a trip to the United Arab Emirates, the president of South Korea on Sunday reportedly reached a preliminary...

 
 
 

AT MANY CHURCHES, PANDEMIC HITS COLLECTION PLATES, BUDGETS

Biltmore United Methodist Church of Asheville, North Carolina, is for sale. Already financially strapped because of shrinking membership...

UKRAINE CLAIMS RUSSIA BEHIND CYBERATTACK IN 'HYBRID WAR'

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Development said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced government...

 
 
 

AUSTRIA TWEAKS VACCINE MANDATE PLAN, TO COME IN NEXT MONTH

BERLIN - The Austrian government on Sunday presented revised plans for its proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which it said will now...

DENMARK LIFTS COVID RESTRICTIONS, OPENS MANY PUBLIC VENUES

HELSINKI - Denmark lifted a number of coronavirus restrictions and allowed the reopening of certain venues Sunday despite the spread...

 
 
 

SERBIA VOTES IN REFERENDUM ON CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES

BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia held a referendum Sunday on constitutional amendments that the populist government says are needed for the...

COVID PROGRAM DELIVERS 1 BILLION DOSES TO POORER COUNTRIES

BERLIN - The World Health Organization said Sunday that a U.N.-backed program shipping coronavirus vaccines to many poor countries...

 
 
 

PORTUGAL'S ELECTION CAMPAIGN BEGINS UNDER PANDEMIC LIMITS

LISBON, Portugal - The official two-week campaigning period for Portugal's Jan. 30 general election kicked off Sunday, but there will...

TESLA INKS DEAL TO GET KEY BATTERY COMPONENT OUTSIDE CHINA

LONDON - Tesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind...

 
 
 

ETHIOPIAN DIASPORA TORN BY ETHNIC TENSIONS IN TIGRAY WAR

Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church in Ohio, in a lawsuit...

MICROSOFT DISCLOSES MALWARE ATTACK ON UKRAINE GOVT NETWORKS

BOSTON - Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have...

 
 
 



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