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The coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage college enrollments, with new data revealing declines compounding from last year to this fall.
The S&P 500 and Dow futures hit record highs on Tuesday as Facebook rose after its quarterly results and a share buyback plan, turning the spotlight on its technology peers set to report later in the day. Facebook Inc rose 2.5% in premarket trading even as the social media giant warned that Apple Inc's new privacy changes would weigh on its digital business in the current quarter. Shares of Twitter Inc, which also generates revenue by selling digital ads, added 1.4% ahead of its results on Tuesday.
Stock futures steadied near record levels as investors awaited another hefty set of earnings and economic data.
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 26 — Parti Solidarity Tanah Airku Sabah secretary-general Senator Datuk Guandee Kohoi died in today, believed to be from lung complications related to Covid-19. Kohoi, who was...
After months of waiting, the Bank of Spain has finally issued instructions on how to register to offer crypto-related services in the country.
The Nike Airs sold for a record-breaking sum - and they're not the only shoes to fetch dizzying prices.
A dangerous driver pursued by police through Sheffield, England, before being brought down by a police dog has been jailed, with South Yorkshire Police releasing footage of the chase on October 26.The reckless driver travelled at speeds of up to 90mph in a 30mph zone through residential streets, sped through red lights, and drove on the wrong side of the road during the 15-minute pursuit at around 4.30am on 27 May 2020, police said. The 37-year-old, who said he was “drunk” during the incident, according to police, was eventually brought down by a police dog after fleeing from the car, an Audi A3.Hussain denied being the driver on the day of the pursuit but on October 22 this year, he was convicted by a jury of dangerous driving and driving while disqualified. He was sentenced to 21 months in prison for the dangerous driving and a further six months for disqualified driving, to run concurrently.Sergeant Broughton said: “This incident showed an unbelievable disregard for the safety of members of the public who could have got caught up in what happened with tragic consequences. This was a highly dangerous and selfish incident and I am glad that justice has been served, with Hussain rightly spending time behind bars for his despicable actions.” Credit: South Yorkshire Police via Storyful
British bids to stage the 2025 Women's Rugby World Cup and the 2026 Tour de France Grand Depart are in line to share £30 million ($41 million, 36 million euros) of government funding when UK finance minister Rishi Sunak announces his budget on Wednesday.
Quinton de Dock on Tuesday withdrew from South Africa's Twenty20 World Cup match against the West Indies "for personal reasons" after the country's cricket board ordered players to take the knee.
A South African court on Tuesday threw out former president Jacob Zuma's bid to remove the chief prosecutor in his long-running corruption trial over a 1990s arms deal.
The panel's vote is an important regulatory step in getting the vaccine into the arms of millions of children in the United States where schools are largely open for in-person learning. The FDA need not follow the advice of its outside experts, but usually does. Only a few other countries including China, Cuba and the United Arab Emirates have cleared COVID-19 vaccines for children in this age group and younger.
Drama, documentary and reality TV all feature in Tuesday night's schedules.
Cuba will open its borders and ease entry requirements next month after vaccinating most of its people with home-grown COVID-19 drugs, allowing it to welcome back overseas visitors and giving a shot in the arm to its ailing tourist industry. Tough restrictions due to the pandemic, a drastic reduction in flights to Cuba, and a U.S. ban on most travel to the Communist-run island under former U.S. President Donald Trump have hobbled the business and left it trailing behind regional competitors such as the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Cancun. But as Nov. 15, Cuba will only require visitors to carry proof of vaccination or a recent PCR to enter the country, replacing what were previously among the strictest protocols in the Caribbean, involving a quarantine period and multiple PCR tests.
Taproot, the Bitcoin blockchain's biggest upgrade in four years, is coming next month, and cryptocurrency market analysts say the event could highlight the network's slow-going approach to advancements at a time when development is moving fast on rival blockchains.
For the first time in months, members of Afghanistan's all-female Zohra orchestra have reassembled in Doha, their music once again filling the air as they face an uncertain future.
Ugandan police said a blast on a bus Monday evening that injured several people was a suicide bombing carried out by a jihadist from the ADF group, which was also suspected of plotting to attack "major installations."
Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt said the lessons he learned presiding over a collapse in value of the company could help inform other leaders in crisis times.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering authorizing a COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11. The vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE has been available in the United States to kids aged 12 to 15 since May. The FDA will consider the recommendation of a committee of outside advisers after that panel meets on Tuesday, and is likely to authorize the vaccine within days.
England head coach Eddie Jones left out Leicester flyhalf George Ford from his 34-man squad, seemingly clearing the way for summer debutant Smith to be given the chance to nail down the number 10 shirt. Smith impressed in matches against the United States and Canada this year, prompting former England international Mike Brown to suggest that there could be a power struggle between the 22-year-old and Farrell moving forward.
What if Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act was changed one piece at a time? Some say health misinformation is the way to start.