Russian paper shuts Belarus branch after journalist’s arrest

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A popular Russian newspaper has shut down its branch in Belarus after one of its local staff was arrested in the wake of a shootout that left an opposition supporter and a security officer dead. Komsomolskaya Pravda announced the decision to close its Belarusian subsidiary on Tuesday night, citing “the events…Continue Reading

Barcelona says audit shows club was technically bankrupt

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona was technically bankrupt when president Joan Laporta took over earlier this year, the club said Wednesday.Barcelona CEO Ferrán Reverter presented a grim picture of the club’s financial situation while releasing the results from a Deloitte audit that started after Laporta arrived in March following the resignation of former president Josep Bartomeu…Continue Reading

In California, some buy machines that make water out of air…

BENICIA, Calif. (AP) — The machine Ted Bowman helped design can make water out of the air, and in parched California, some homeowners are already buying the pricey devices.The air-to-water systems work like air conditioners by using coils to chill air, then collect water drops in a basin. “Our motto is, water from air isn’t…Continue Reading

Sweden suspends use of Moderna vaccine for young people

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish health authorities on Wednesday suspended the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 30 and under, saying the move was done out of precaution.The reason for the pausing is “signals of an increased risk of side effects such as inflammation of the heart muscle or the pericardium” — the…Continue Reading

Belarus opposition leader warns of border migration crisis

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Belarus’ exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Wednesday urged the global community to stop a “humanitarian catastrophe” which she said is being created by the Belarusian regime facilitating largescale migration into the European Union.Thousands of migrants from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa have been lured to Belarus on tourist visas and…Continue Reading

As GOP obstructs, Biden escalates warnings of default

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is escalating his campaign to get Congress to lift the federal debt limit, hosting business leaders at the White House Wednesday and warning in a new report that failure to extend the government’s borrowing authority could set off a global financial crisis.The moves come amid indications Democrats may change…Continue Reading

Home Depot hires Walmart delivery drivers to drop off paint and more to customers’ doors

Walmart and Home DepotKena Betancur | VIEWpress | Getty Images; Scott Mlyn | CNBCHome Depot is hiring Walmart to deliver paint, tools and other online purchases to customers’ doors.The two retailers announced the partnership Wednesday. The companies declined to share terms of the deal or the length of the contract.The home improvement retailer is the…Continue Reading

PARIS – A global deal on corporate tax should be completed before the end of this month, top EU officials told CNBC Wednesday.Global governments have been involved in tough negotiations to bring a handful of nations in line with a international deal on corporate tax. The G-7 and G-20 nations backed an agreement earlier in…Continue Reading

October 05, 2021 9:24 PM ET Moderates within the Democratic party are seemingly recognizing that their compatriots to the left are going to trigger headaches in the 2022 midterms.After the 2020 election, despite President Joe Biden’s victory at the top of the ticket, center-left Democrats fumed with members of The Squad and their allies for…Continue Reading

Deontay Wilder To Wear ‘Significantly Lighter’ Costume For Tyson Fury Fight

Deontay Wilder Wearing ‘Significantly Lighter’ Costume … For Tyson Fury Fight 10/6/2021 12:30 AM PT 2020 costume controversy be damned … Deontay Wilder is still planning to wear a unique walkup ‘fit for his trilogy fight with Tyson Fury, but TMZ Sports has learned it’ll be “significantly lighter” this time around. Wilder had — at…Continue Reading