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WI Women Begin T20 World Cup Campaign vs South Africa On October 5

WEST INDIES women will begin the October 3-20 International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty/20 women’s World Cup in Bangladesh with a clash against last year’s runners-up South Africa in Dhaka on October 5. Winners of the 2016 T20 World Cup, the West Indies women have been placed in group B alongside the Proteas women, Bangladesh, England and Scotland, who sealed their […]

BUSINESS

Pfizer And AstraZeneca Set To Invest Big In France

Leading healthcare companies Pfizer and AstraZeneca announced new investments in France worth nearly $1 billion. Pfizer plans to invest 500 million euros ($538.5 million) in France to enhance its research and development work in the country. AstraZeneca, on the other hand, announced a $388 million investment for its site at Dunkirk. These investment pledges coincide with President Emmanuel Macron’s annual […]

BUSINESS

Apple Apologizes For Controversial iPad Pro Ad

Apple recently released an iPad Pro ad that has sparked controversy online. The ad shows a hydraulic press crushing various creative instruments, including a piano and record player, which upset some users. The advertisement titled “Crush” has over a million views on Apple’s YouTube channel and was shared by CEO Tim Cook on social media platform X. In a statement […]

BUSINESS

McDonald’s Considering A $5 Meal Deal

McDonald’s is contemplating adding a $5 meal to its menu across the U.S. as a way to entice customers back into its restaurants. The proposed $5 meal could include a choice of either a McChicken, a McDouble, or four-piece chicken nuggets, along with fries and a drink. Leaders at McDonald’s corporate offices are currently in discussions with franchise owners about […]

EDITORIAL

What Do You Think Is The Reason That America Is Such A Free Country? 

The late Antonin Gregory Scalia, American jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016, was described as the intellectual anchor for the originalist and textualist position in the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative wing. In one of his appearances before the committee on the judiciary of the […]

LIFESTYLE

Jay-Z Wins Dr. Dre Global Impact Award At Grammy

Jay-Z was awarded the Dr. Dre Global Impact Award and used his speech as a potshot against the Grammy organizers. He talked about the hip-hop greats that came before him – and heavily suggested change at the Grammys history of placing rap on the backburner – or at the very least, not in the televised version of the show. (This […]

LIFESTYLE

Taylor Swift Continues Her Winning Ways At The Grammy

Taylor Swift won Album of The Year at the Grammy Awards for “Midnights,” breaking the record for most wins in the category with four. She began her speech by thanking her producer and friend Jack Antonoff and added, “I would love to tell you this is the happiest moment of my life,” she told the crowd but said she feels […]

BUSINESS

Jobs Surge As U.S. Economy Continues To Defy Prediction

Job creation in the U.S. surged in January, as the economy continued to defy predictions of a slowdown. The Labor Department said employers added 353,000 jobs and average hourly pay jumped, while the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. The report extended a streak of job gains that has surprised economists, who have expected a jump in interest rates […]

BUSINESS

ExxonMobil Makes Multi-Billion Dollar Profits To End 2023

ExxonMobil has posted a better-than-expected $36 billion profit for 2023, lifted by fuels trading and higher oil and gas production. Profits from oil majors have been down in 2023 by about a third from record levels in 2022, pressured as oil and gas prices retreated after spiking when Russia invaded Ukraine. Exxon Chief Executive Darren Woods said the industry saw […]