Guterres uses rare power to warn of impending ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used a rarely exercised power to warn the Security Council yesterday of an impending “humanitarian catastrophe” in Gaza and urged its members to

Top US and Chinese diplomats agree to build on recent progress in ties

The top U.S. and Chinese diplomats agreed yesterday to keep building on recent progress in bilateral ties and work together to keep the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza from

Oxford University Press has named ‘rizz’ as its word of the year

Oxford University Press has named “rizz” as its word of the year, highlighting the popularity of a term used by Generation Z to describe someone’s ability to attract

US is out of money, nearly out of time to avoid ‘kneecap’ to Ukraine

The Biden administration yesterday sent Congress an urgent warning about the need to approve tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Ukraine, saying Kyiv’s

China factory activity contracts for second straight month despite stimulus

An official survey of Chinese manufacturers shows that factory activity contracted for a second straight month in November, an indicator of weak demand despite various stimulus measures aimed

World economy will slow next year on inflation, high rates and war: OECD

The global economy, which has proved surprisingly resilient this year, is expected to falter next year under the strain of wars, still-elevated inflation and continued high interest rates.

Israel, Hamas extend their truce, but it seems a matter of time before war resumes

A truce between Israel and Hamas entered its fifth day yesterday, with the militant group promising to release more civilian hostages to delay the expected  The sides agreed

What’s Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023? Hint: Be true to yourself

In an age of deepfakes and post-truth, as  Authentic cuisine. Authentic voice. Authentic self. Authenticity as artifice. Lookups for the word are routinely heavy on the dictionary

One of world’s largest icebergs drifting beyond Antarctic waters after it was grounded for 3 decades

One of the world’s largest icebergs is drifting beyond Antarctic waters, after being grounded for more than three decades, according to the British Antarctic Survey. The iceberg,

WHO asks China for more information about rise in illnesses and pneumonia clusters

The World Health Organization says it has made an official request to China for information about a potentially worrying spike in respiratory illnesses and clusters of pneumonia in

A Canadian mining company central to Panama protests says it may have to suspend operations

The Canadian mining company whose contract with Panama’s government has triggered weeks of protests said yesterday that it has reduced operations and soon may have to suspend them

Heavy fighting breaks out around another Gaza hospital as babies evacuated to Egypt

Heavy fighting erupted around a hospital in northern Gaza where thousands of patients and displaced people have been sheltering for weeks, as Israel pressed an offensive it says is aimed

Amazon lays off hundreds in its Alexa  division as it plows resources into AI

Amazon is cutting hundreds of jobs in the unit that handles its popular voice assistant Alexa as it plows more resources into artificial intelligence. In a note to employees on

Russian court convicts woman for protesting the war in Ukraine in latest crackdown on free speech

A Russian court yesterday convicted an artist and musician for replacing supermarket price tags with antiwar slogans and sentenced her to seven years in prison, Russian media reported. Sasha

ESPN Bet, a rebranded sports gambling app from Penn Entertainment, is here

ESPN Bet, a sports-gambling service rebranded with the name of the Disney-owned sports channel, launched in 17 U.S. states. Penn Entertainment, which owns the service,  A

UK cybersecurity center says ‘deepfakes’ and other AI tools pose a threat to the next election

Britain’s cybersecurity agency said yesterday that artificial intelligence poses a threat to the country’s next national election, and cyberattacks by hostile countries and their proxies are proliferating and getting

Tea and nickel on the agenda as Biden hosts Indonesian president

President Joe Biden will host Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the White House today , one day before the U.S. leader leaves for San Francisco to attend 

Croatia’s defense minister sacked after causing a fatal car crash that also left him hospitalized

Croatia’s defense minister was sacked on Saturday after he apparently caused a traffic collision in which one person died and he was also seriously injured. Defense

Brazil police search Portugal’s Consulate in Rio as part of a graft investigation

Brazilian federal police conducted searches at five locations, including the Portuguese Consulate in Rio de Janeiro, as part of a corruption investigation. Portuguese public prosecutors and Portuguese

Jewish man dies after confrontation during pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies

A Jewish man in California has died after getting into a confrontation during dueling protests over the Israel-Hamas war, authorities said. Paul Kessler, 69, died at a

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