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Month: November 2021

Powell says Fed could speed up bond tapering to counter inflation | Business and Economy News

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that the United States central bank will consider acting more quickly to dial back its ultra-low interest rate policies to counter higher inflation, which Powell acknowledged...

New York to open supervised injection sites in bid to curb overdose deaths | New York

Two supervised injection sites could be open as soon as Tuesday in Manhattan to combat a sharp increase in overdose deaths in New York City. The two safe injection sites, one opening in East...

Greece Mandates Coronavirus Vaccines for People 60 or Older

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece said those 60 or older who have not gotten their first shot by Jan. 16 would face a monthly fine of 100 euros ($113).

Julia Roberts honors twins 17th birthday with a photo

Their mom, actress Julia Roberts, celebrated their birthday on her verified Instagram with a photo of the twins being held when they were babies. “17 of the Sweetest years of life,” the caption read,...

Elton John and Ed Sheeran announce new Christmas song ‘Merry Christmas’

The song, titled “Merry Christmas,” will be released on Friday, the two announced Monday. John took to Twitter to share the news, writing, “Just under a year ago, I called @edsheeran to see if...

Jimmy Kimmel burned his hair off while trying to light an outdoor pizza oven

“I wish I could say this is the first time I’ve done this,” Kimmel said. He joked, “It’s a good thing I was wearing a hat, or I would be bald tonight.” Kimmel explained...

How Indigenous communities in Paraguay are fighting big soy | Indigenous Rights News

Campo Aguae, Paraguay – Gazing out upon an expanse of razed forest, Tupa Nevanga recalls a time when his native village in Paraguay’s eastern plains teemed with wild honey, bush meat and ancestral plants. “There...

Monday Night Football: Seahawks fall as coach says Russell Wilson has ‘to do better, we all got to do better’

Playing on his 33rd birthday, Wilson threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Swain with just 15 seconds to play to put the Seahawks within two points of tying the game, but his subsequent...

FIFPro: Vincent Kompany says football boardrooms are a ‘hotbed of inequality’ in new anti-racism report

The research center is part of FIFPro’s new plan to “protect, support and champion” players. With the game relying on the likes of the Fare Network in Europe and the UK’s Kick it Out...

Ballon d’Or: Cristiano Ronaldo hits back after France Football boss stokes Lionel Messi rivalry

Ferré, who organizes the awards, spoke to the New York Times ahead of this year’s ceremony and reportedly revealed information from a private conversation with Ronaldo. “Ronaldo has only one ambition and that is...