Stock futures pointed to a higher open Friday morning, steadying after selling off sharply on Thursday following a report that President Joe Biden was eyeing a proposal to increase the capital gains tax rate on wealthy individuals.
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Lapshin, a Russian biathlete who switched his nationality to South Korea in 2017, was provisionally suspended by the Biathlon Integrity Unit in September last year when re-analysis of a 2013 sample showed it contained tuaminoheptane. The substance is on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List and would normally entail a two-year-ban, but it was established that its source was a nasal spray and that Lapshin did not intend to enhance his performance or cheat. Lapshin's results at the 10km sprint in Izhevsk, Russia, on Dec. 21 2013 were disqualified and the biathlete did not dispute the anti-doping rule violation.
Justin Layne was initially pulled over for speeding on the highway.
Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan called on the Afghan Taliban to reaffirm its commitment to achieving a negotiated settlement for lasting peace in Afghanistan, the foreign ministers of the three countries said in a joint statement after talks on Friday. A U.S.-backed Afghan peace conference in Istanbul hosted by Turkey, Qatar and the United Nations scheduled for Saturday was postponed due to the Taliban's non-participation.
As if scenes from overcrowded hospitals and SOS cries from people struggling to access oxygen and medicines were not enough, now images from New Delhi’s cremation grounds and graveyards are reflecting how bad things on the ground really are. Since March 1, Delhi has seen over 2,284 Covid-related deaths, as per official data. There are fears that this tally may rise sharply in the coming weeks as the healthcare infrastructure in Delhi has been under stress for the last several days with thousands of new cases being reported on a daily basis.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Friday he was ending a 24-day hunger strike he launched to demand medical treatment behind bars, after allies said his life was in danger.
Yemen's Houthi movement said on Friday it had launched attacks with drones on a military air base and oil facility in Saudi Arabia, the latest indication that diplomacy to end the six year conflict has so far failed to take hold. The Houthi military spokesman said on Twitter the group had targeted the King Khalid air base with two drones and had struck a facility of Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco with a drone in the southwestern Saudi city of Jizan. Earlier on Friday, Saudi state television quoted the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen as saying it had intercepted two explosives-laden drones fired by the Houthis at the city of Khamis Mushait, where the air base is located.
KOTA KINABALU, April 23 — Sabah’s Kaamatan or Harvest Festival this year will be a low-affair with online show to adhere to the strict Covid-19 guidelines set by the Health Ministry. Speaking to...
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Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" has been re-made out of chocolateto celebrate Basque culture and cuisineLocation: Lezo, Spain40 chocolatiers re-created the cubist paintingon 14 panels using different colours of chocolateto mark the 85th anniversary of the Basque town's bombingdepicted in Picasso's painting(SOUNDBITE)(Spanish) HEAD OF THE BASQUE PASTRY CHEFS ASSOCIATION, LORENA GOMEZ, SAYING: "It is a universally known piece of art which has a background with a portion of suffering and peace and a message of hope. In the end, for us, it is true that our land in Guernica is very emblematic here in Vizcaya our homeland."
Teledyne Technologies' (TDY) aggressive cost-management initiative is likely to have benefited its earnings during the first quarter.
President Biden and delivers remarks at the Leaders Summit on Climate.
KLA's (KLAC) third-quarter fiscal 2021 results are likely to reflect strength across Semiconductor Process Control systems and Specialty Semiconductor Process.
Amazon's (AMZN) first-quarter results are likely to reflect strength across its retail and cloud businesses as well as the device portfolio.
Enphase Energy's (ENPH) production ramp is moving at a brisk pace as the company expects to have produced approximately 400,000 microinverters in India during the first quarter.
Helen of Troy's (HELE) fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 results are likely to reflect gains from Leadership Brands and higher online sales.
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