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As Shanghai eases COVID lockdown, one of China's wealthiest tech titans grumbles that consumers took online services for granted

58 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Tencent founder Pony Ma shared a viral post on his WeChat account, that warns of economic risks from China's Zero COVID policy.
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Biden: Monkeypox threat doesn't rise to level of COVID-19

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

TOKYO - President Joe Biden sought Monday to calm concerns about recent cases of monkeypox that have been identified in Europe and the United States, saying he did not see the...
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Food and energy tycoons made $1 billion every 2 days amid soaring inflation while millions 'are skipping meals, turning off the heating': Oxfam

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Food prices around the world are soaring. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Food and energy billionaires made $453 billion in the last two years, per Oxfam. Energy and food...
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Kim and other N. Koreans attend large funeral amid COVID worry

Kim and other N. Koreans attend large funeral amid COVID worry

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The isolated East Asian country has only stated how many people have fevers daily, and has only identified a few of the cases as COVID-19 since admitting to an outbreak of the...
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Editorial: Remote learning was disaster for low-income students

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Just about every teacher, parent and student who endured the sad and dragged-out mess of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic understands that it was a disservice to...
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Masks required in Philadelphia School District starting Monday

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Starting Monday, the School District of Philadelphia is requiring all students and staff to wear their masks during the school and work day and while riding on school buses and...
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Family hopes mural of missing Rogers Park woman shines light on disappearance

Family hopes mural of missing Rogers Park woman shines light on disappearance

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Through song and art, the loved ones of Sheena Gibbs are fighting to find her. The 40-year-old Gibbs was last seen six months ago near Greenleaf and Sheridan in...
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3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned

3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned

7 hours ago   |   WLWT

Three cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers
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Joey Gallo, Kyle Higashioka placed on COVID-19 injured list

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Before their Sunday doubleheader against the White Sox, the Yankees announced that Joey Gallo and Kyle Higashioka had been placed on the COVID-19 injured list. Both players are...
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Hamilton County Public Health to offer COVID-19 booster vaccines to children 5+

Hamilton County Public Health to offer COVID-19 booster vaccines to children 5+

9 hours ago   |   WLWT

Hamilton County Public Health will be offering booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to ages 5+ starting on Monday.
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Biden says US would defend Taiwan if attacked by China

US President suggests he would intervene in a Chinese invasion in apparent break with decades-long policy. Read more ...

Minnesota mom arrested for killing 6-year-old son after cops find body in trunk

Minnesota mom arrested for killing 6-year-old son after cops find body in trunk

Cops found the 6-year-old's body in the trunk of his mom's Chevy Impala when they made a traffic stop in Mound, Minnesota on Friday morning. Read more ...

After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

Many ordinary Russians are reeling from blows to their livelihoods and emotions. Read more ...

Investors are preparing to vote on whether China's ride-hailing app Didi...

Didi, a popular ride-hailing platform in China, is about to find out on Monday whether it can move on to the next phase in a year-long clash with Beijing that wiped more than... Read more ...

Pakistan Reaps What It Sowed

How the country's support for the Taliban backfired. Read more ...

How to Prepare for the Next Ukraine

Washington must ramp up support for vulnerable partners-before it's too late. Read more ...

‘Death sentence': Doctors in Sri Lanka decry medicine shortage

As essential medicines disappear from shelves, doctors forced to postpone life-saving procedures amid economic crisis. Read more ...

Russian-Speaking Technologists Rebuild Their Lives in San Francisco

They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression. Read more ...

Activision Employees to Cast Union Vote

Employees at a company subsidiary complain about long hours and low pay. On Monday, they could vote to form the first union at a big U.S. gaming company. Read more ...

'They ruined everything': Fleeing the devastation in Ukraine

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