Todays World News
Pakistan mosque bomber was disguised as a policeman
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:47:01 GMT
The suicide bomber who targeted a mosque inside a police compound in Peshawar, killing more than 80 people, was a member of the Pakistani Taliban disguised as a policeman, a senior official said Thursday.
Blackouts and soaring prices: Pakistan's economy is on the brink
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 15:00:36 GMT
Muhammad Radaqat, a 27-year-old greengrocer, is worried. He doesn't know how much an onion will cost next week, let alone how he'll be able to afford the fuel he needs to heat his home and keep his family warm.
Netanyahu outlines vision for two-state solution -- without Palestinian sovereignty
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 15:26:26 GMT
A shocking 48 hours of violence -- bloody even by the standards of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- followed immediately by a fortunately timed flying visit from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, focused the eyes of the world on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week.
Israel targets Gaza with airstrikes after intercepting rocket attack
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 06:44:02 GMT
Israel carried out airstrikes in Gaza early on Thursday after intercepting a rocket attack from the coastal enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.
Australia's new $5 note won't feature King Charles
Thu, 02 Feb 2023 05:21:16 GMT
Australia's new $5 banknote will not feature Britain's King Charles III, but rather a new design that honors "the culture and history of the First Australians," its central bank announced Thursday.
Here's why you should always wait for the earnings call
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 12:44:33 GMT
Investors are pretty bad at living in the moment. We're currently in the thick of fourth quarter earnings reports, but traders don't seem to care about how companies fared during the final months of 2022. They're more focused on what's going to happen in the future.
Real estate agents say they can't imagine working without ChatGPT now
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 21:06:49 GMT
If you came across a four bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home listed for sale recently on a quiet cul-de-sac in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, you might not think twice about the online listing. It included typical real estate descriptions like "ideal for entertaining" and "ample space for relaxation."
TikTok CEO to testify before Congress in March
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 15:11:03 GMT
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew will testify at an upcoming hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, a committee spokesperson confirmed to CNN Monday.
Renault will slash stake in Nissan as they overhaul their alliance
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 09:55:18 GMT
Carmakers Renault and Nissan have agreed to restructure their longstanding partnership, with the French company whittling down its stake in the Japanese firm to 15%.
Some auto insurers are refusing to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 20:06:52 GMT
Progressive and State Farm, two of America's largest auto insurers, are refusing to write policies in certain cities for some older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, according to the companies.
Goldman Sachs CEO got 30% pay cut -- but still made $25 million
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:33:11 GMT
Goldman Sachs had a rough year in 2022. And CEO David Solomon was punished for that. Sort of.
Mercedes leapfrogs past Tesla on automated highway driving
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:58:35 GMT
Mercedes-Benz will take a step towards offering a self driving car in the United States, or at least in some states, when it begins selling cars featuring its new Drive Pilot system later this year.
Trader Joe's asked customers to rank their nine top products. Here they are
Sun, 29 Jan 2023 18:15:29 GMT
Trader Joe's asked its customers a simple question: If you were to spend the rest of your life on a deserted island, which nine Trader Joe's products would you take with you?
Not only is Lake Powell's water level plummeting because of drought, its total capacity is shrinking, too
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 19:54:24 GMT
Lake Powell, the second-largest human-made reservoir in the US, has lost nearly 7% of its potential storage capacity since 1963, when Glen Canyon Dam was built, a new report shows.
These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 16:43:47 GMT
Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report.
Big-box stores could help slash emissions and save millions by putting solar panels on roofs. Why aren't more of them doing it?
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 07:01:50 GMT
As the US attempts to wean itself off its heavy reliance on fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, many experts are eyeing a promising solution: your neighborhood big-box stores and shopping malls.
Inside Lily Allen and David Harbour's 'weird and wonderful' Brooklyn townhouse
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 13:02:52 GMT
Two and a half years after Lily Allen and David Harbour tied the knot in Las Vegas in 2020 — complete with an Elvis impersonator — the couple is opening the doors to their dream home in the tree-lined Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens.
Indian fashion label worn by Cardi B and Lizzo makes its Paris couture week debut
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 02:02:42 GMT
Nearly 20 years after launching his eponymous brand, Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta made his hotly anticipated debut at Paris Haute Couture Week on Thursday.
'All the Beauty and the Bloodshed' chronicles the fight to purge one family's name from the art world
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 22:41:03 GMT
The campaign by American photographer Nan Goldin to shame galleries and museums into cutting ties with the Sackler families, the owners of OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma, was always under a lens — that was part of its point. Beginning in 2018, a number of noisy protests at some of the art world's finest institutions, including the Met, the Guggenheim and the Louvre, were designed to attract as much publicity as possible as they highlighted the horrors of the United States' opioid epidemic and called out Purdue Pharma's role in it. They proved highly effective.
Archaeologists find 5,000-year-old tavern in Iraq
Wed, 01 Feb 2023 14:02:13 GMT
Eating out seems to have been as popular 5,000 years ago as it is today, with archaeologists in Iraq uncovering an ancient tavern dating back to 2,700 BCE.