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Southwest posts quarterly loss and warns more losses are ahead

World - 5 hours 32 min ago
Southwest Airlines reported a loss for the fourth quarter because of the company's service meltdown over the holiday travel season, and it warned the costs from those problems will result in another loss in the first quarter.

Government green heating scheme off to slow start

Science & Nature - 6 hours 39 min ago
Take up of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is lagging behind schedule

The US economy grew by 2.9% in the fourth quarter, more than expected

World - 7 hours 49 min ago
The US economy expanded again during the fourth quarter, registering solid growth to end 2022 even as consumers and businesses battled historically high inflation and rising historically high interest rates.

Turkey says Sweden was complicit in burning of Quran amid tension over NATO membership bid

World - 8 hours 11 min ago
The Swedish government was complicit in the burning of the Quran at a protest in Stockholm last weekend, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reportedly said Thursday.

One news publication had an AI tool write articles. It didn't go well

World - 8 hours 59 min ago
News outlet CNET said Wednesday it has issued corrections on a number of articles, including some that it described as "substantial," after using an artificial intelligence-powered tool to help write dozens of stories.

Israeli forces kill 9 in clash with Palestinian gunmen, marking West Bank's deadliest day in over a year

World - 9 hours 50 min ago
Israeli forces killed nine Palestinians, including an elderly woman, and wounded several others during a raid in the restive West Bank city and refugee camp of Jenin on Thursday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said.

Spanish authorities believe fatal machete attack suspect acted alone

World - 11 hours 32 min ago
Spanish authorities believe the Moroccan suspect in a deadly machete attack at two churches in the southern port city of Algeciras Wednesday acted alone in the assault, which is being investigated as a suspected terror attack.

US announces visa ban on individuals 'undermining' Nigeria's election

World - 13 hours 2 min ago
The United States has announced visa restrictions on individuals believed to be "undermining the democratic process" in a recent election in Nigeria.

IBM, SAP are cutting thousands of jobs

World - 13 hours 38 min ago
IBM and SAP are the latest tech companies to slash thousands of jobs, as they reorganize businesses and profits come under pressure from a slowing global economy.

France recalls ambassador and will withdraw military forces from Burkina Faso

World - 13 hours 47 min ago
France will withdraw its military forces from Burkina Faso within a month, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN on Wednesday.

Asteroid 2023 BU: Space rock to pass closer than some satellites

Science & Nature - 15 hours 45 min ago
About the size of a bus, the space rock will whip over the southern tip of South America.

Chinese engineer sentenced to 8 years in US prison for spying

World - 16 hours 33 min ago
A former graduate student in Chicago was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday for spying for the Chinese government by gathering information on engineers and scientists in the United States.

Russian warship armed with hypersonic missiles to train with Chinese, South African navies

World - 17 hours 43 sec ago
A Russian warship armed with advanced hypersonic missiles completed a drill in the Atlantic Ocean, ahead of joint naval exercises with the Chinese and South African navies scheduled for next month, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

From China to Japan, deadly cold is gripping East Asia. Experts say it's the 'new norm'

World - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 04:27
A deadly cold snap that is gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after subzero temperatures and heavy snow brought travel chaos during the Lunar New Year holiday, with climate experts warning that such extreme weather events had become the "new norm."

Elms: England greener farming payments detail unveiled

Science & Nature - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 01:25
Landowners and farmers in England are told exactly what environmental work they will be paid for.

Can these rocks really power light bulbs? No, say the experts

Science & Nature - Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:47
Viral videos of minerals with apparent electrical properties are not what they seem.

Elizabeth Warren: Crypto giants are 'collapsing under the weight of their own fraud'

World - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 19:48
Senator Elizabeth Warren, a longtime crypto critic, warned recent turbulence in the digital asset space will only continue unless a host of regulators strengthen protections for investors.

Rwanda accused of 'act of war' as DRC fighter jet is hit mid-air

World - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 17:29
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday denounced Rwanda's accusation that a Congolese fighter jet violated Rwandan airspace, alleging the aircraft was attacked by Rwandan forces in a "deliberate act of aggression that amounts to an act of war."

Iran has amassed enough material for 'several nuclear weapons,' says IAEA chief

World - Wed, 01/25/2023 - 16:53
Diplomatic efforts to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon should restart, said International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi, who warned that Tehran has amassed enough material for "several nuclear weapons."
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