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Zuckerberg doesn't expect Meta layoffs despite stock crash: report

Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly telling Meta employees that he has no plans for layoffs — even as the company vows to tighten its belt with its stock down 43% so far this year.  After the...

New York Post - Top Stories - 9 minutes ago

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning as UCP leader despite narrow win in leadership review -- Jason Kenney announced his resignation as United Conservative Party leader Wednesday after receiving 51.4 per cent approval of his leadership from United Conservative Party members.

Jason Kenney announced his resignation as United Conservative Party leader Wednesday after receiving 51.4 per cent approval of his leadership from United Conservative Party members.

CBC News - Politics - 32 minutes ago

Mark Zuckerberg doesn't expect Meta layoffs despite stock crash: report

Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly telling Meta employees that he has no plans for layoffs — even as the company vows to tighten its belt with its stock down 43% so far this year.  After the...

New York Post - Technology - 1 hour ago

Live - Russia-Ukraine latest news: Russia refuses to lift blockade despite UN warning of global famine

Russia has refused to drop its blockades of Ukraine's Black Sea ports despite warnings from the UN that it was causing a global famine.

Telegraph UK - World - 2 hours ago

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigning as UCP leader despite narrow win in leadership review -- Michelle Bellefontaine -- News -- |

Jason Kenney announced his resignation as United Conservative Party leader Wednesday after receiving 51.4 per cent approval of his leadership from United Conservative Party members.

CBC News - Top Stories - 2 hours ago

Dave Feschuk -- Leafs' brass pats itself on the back for progress despite sixth straight first-round exit

This isn’t the winning-is-everything approach ex-CEO Leiweke was looking for when he hired Shanahan.

Toronto Star - Sports - 12 hours ago

Americans Shed COVID Precautions Despite New Surge

Tired of the pandemic, New Yorkers drop masks and social distancing as COVID alert levels rise

Voice of America - Politics - 12 hours ago

Mayor Adams not reinstating indoor face mask mandate despite Health Dept. recommendation

Mayor Adams is not reinstating the city’s indoor face mask mandate despite a recommendation from his Health Department that he do so in light of a recent uptick in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

Editorial: North Korea looks dangerously vulnerable in the face of omicron

An Omicron crisis is coming to North Korea. It's time for the Supreme Leader to accept help.

Chicago Tribune - Opinion - 20 hours ago

Free Baby Formula from Tricare? Despite Viral Post, That's a No for Most Users -- Tricare covers the cost of specialty formula for babies who require it through a doctor's order, but even those infants are...

Tricare covers the cost of specialty formula for babies who require it through a doctor's order, but even those infants are seeing the effects of the shortage.

Military.com - Opinion - 20 hours ago

NATO talks over Finland and Sweden's membership falter, but will continue despite Turkey's objections

Diplomats said on Wednesday that NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus about whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden as Turkey renewed its objections

The Globe and Mail - World - 1 day ago

Bitcoin production roars back in China despite Beijing's ban on crypto mining

New research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance shows that Chinese bitcoin mining activity has quickly rebounded.

CNBC - Technology - 1 day ago

'Still a sellers' market' San Diego home price reaches another high, despite rising mortgage rates

San Diego County's median home price continues to rise to record highs, $840,250, despite increasing mortgage rates and other cost-of-living increases.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Fears Mariupol defenders could be executed after surrender despite Russian promises

Concerns grew on Wednesday for the welfare of more than 250 Ukrainian fighters who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of desperate resistance.

Independent.ie - World - 1 day ago

Rafael Nadal says ready for Roland Garros despite injury concerns

Rafael Nadal has cleared injury concerns ahead of the upcoming French Open after the Spanish tennis superstar posted a picture of himself training in full...

Daily Sabah - Sports - 2 days ago

Omicron caused spike in breathing condition in babies and toddlers, study finds

Omicron's predilection for upper airway may pose unique risk to young children.

Ars Technica - Science - 2 days ago

Ontario's top doctor predicts 'calm summer' for COVID-19 but worries about Omicron subvariants -- Canada -- - -- Toronto -- |

Ontario's top doctor says COVID-19 indicators are heading in the right direction ahead of what looks to be a "calm summer," though he is concerned about BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants.

CBC News - Health - 2 days ago

Higher interest rates threaten hot Orlando home market, despite record prices in April

The median home price in metro Orlando hit $370,000, but soaring interest rates might finally cool down the market.

Orlando Sentinel - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Despite market meltdown, write off crypto at your peril

That popping sound you can hear is a bubble bursting.

Evening Standard - Business - 3 days ago

Turkey open to NATO talks with Finland, Sweden despite PKK support

Turkey has not shut the door on Sweden and Finland joining NATO and is willing to negotiate with the countries if they agree to clamp down on domestic...

Daily Sabah - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Elon Musk 'still committed' to Twitter deal despite 'on hold' comment

The Tesla billionaire said the deal paused was ‘pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts do indeed represent less than 5% of users’

Evening Standard - Business - 6 days ago

Unvaccinated North Korea reports omicron outbreak, raising fears of new variants

State media reported that people in the capital tested positive for BA.2 subvariant.

Ars Technica - Science - 6 days ago

Vention latest Canadian technology company to raise $100-million despite rapidly cooling market -- May 10, 2022

‘It’s definitely not as robust as last year’ for private tech deals: Bay Street lawyer Chad Bayne

The Globe and Mail - Technology - 7 days ago

European markets close higher despite hot U.S. inflation data; Stoxx 600 up 1.6%

The gains in Europe come after some choppy trading sessions in the region, and in markets further afield.

CNBC - World - 7 days ago

Minister rules out Emergency Budget despite cost-of-living crisis

The Levelling-Up Secretary did signal more help may be on its way for poorer households

Evening Standard - Politics - 8 days ago

About 2800 people were in hospital at Omicron's peak. How many caught it there?

Health experts are calling for the compulsory reporting of all hospital-acquired infections including COVID-19 to prevent further deaths.

Sydney Morning Herald - Health - 8 days ago

California urban water use rose 19% in March despite worsening drought

Despite official calls for conservation, California cities and towns increased water use by 19% in March.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Environment - 8 days ago

Pakistan reports first case of highly infectious Omicron sub-variant

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday reported its first case of highly infectious Omicron sub-variant BA.2.12.1, according to the National Institute of Health .Taking to Twitter, the NIH said it detected a...

International The News - Health - 10 days ago

A guide to help you keep track of all the Omicron subvariants

The Omicron strain of the coronavirus keeps generating new subvariants. Here's a look at how they stack up.

Los Angeles Times - Science - 12 days ago

Obesity may weaken vaccine protection; unvaccinated Omicron patients face risk from variants -- , article with image

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.

Reuters - Science - 12 days ago

Despite unknowns, FDA officials make the case for annual fall COVID shots

In JAMA viewpoint, FDA leaders say a fall booster decision should come next month.

Ars Technica - Science - 14 days ago

Omicron XE variant 'tests positive for longer than other strains'

According to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), there were 1,371 cases of the variant on April 29, an increase of 77 on April 20

Evening Standard - Health - 15 days ago

New coronavirus variants emerge: BA.4, BA.5 likely reinfecting Omicron survivors

BA.4 and BA.5 appear to be more transmissible than the original Omicron variant and have a better shot at evading existing immunity, given a new surge in South Africa.

Los Angeles Times - Health - 15 days ago

Unvaccinated recoverees more susceptible to Omicron subvariants, study finds

South African scientists say vaccinated 5 times more likely to evade reinfection with newer BA.4, BA.5 substrains compared to unjabbed counterparts, and fear new bugs could stoke fresh infection wave

YNET News - Science - 16 days ago

Biden Plans to Go to Correspondents Dinner Despite COVID Cases All Around Him

The COVID-19 surge in Washington is creeping closer to the president.

Inside Edition - Politics - 19 days ago

Mayorkas prepares to end Title 42 pandemic policy at border despite backlash, setbacks

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas defended the administration's plan to rescind pandemic-related restrictions on seeking asylum.

Los Angeles Times - Politics - 20 days ago

Meta's first quarter profits exceed expectations despite slow growth

Facebook parent Meta posted better than expected first quarter financial results following a bumpy year for the tech giant.

Euronews - Business - 21 days ago

Unilever's India arm beats profit estimate despite soaring costs

Hindustan Unilever Ltd., the Indian unit of the global consumer goods giant, posted quarterly profit that beat analyst expectations as price hikes and...

Peninsula Qatar - Top Stories - 22 days ago

Israel detects three cases of new Omicron offshoot

Immunologist says new sub-variant does not seem to be more virulent than other members of Omicron lineage, though it is still too early to determine with certainty

YNET News - Science - 23 days ago

New Omicron sub-variant on the rise across US as first cases in UK

BA.2.12.1 currently accounts for roughly 1 in 5 new cases in America, though BA.2 still remains dominant

Independent UK - Science - 28 days ago

Independent group to keep announcing inflation rates despite possible sanctions

The Inflation Research Group (ENAG) has vowed to continue releasing alternate inflation rates despite proposed legislation by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) that aims to punish economic researchers for publishing unofficial data on indicators without first seeking approval of the country’s statistics agency, local media reported on Friday.

Turkish Minute - Business - 1 month ago

China's health system faces raft of challenges as Omicron hits

BEIJING: China is battling its biggest spike in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with millions under lockdown and the healthcare system feeling the pressure.One of the last...

International The News - Health - 1 month ago

Shanghai continues citywide lockdown despite public outcry, food shortages and chaos

The city is in chaos as many residents under lockdown are running out of food, being denied standard health care, and struggling to access basic everyday goods.

Global Voices - Technology - 1 month ago

Roll-out of Omicron-specific vaccine delayed to autumn: German minister

BRUSSELS: Germany's Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said he expected the roll-out of a vaccine specifically against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus would be delayed for months, until...

International The News - Health - 1 month ago

Saudi Arabia Formula 1 race to go ahead despite recent Houthi attack

The announcement came a day after the rebels attacked an oil depot located about 11 kilometres from the racetrack on Friday.

Euronews - Sports - 1 month ago

Can New Covid Variant Deltacron Replace Omicron? What Scientists Say

In many countries, as restrictions lift and freedoms are restored, theres a general feeling that the pandemic is over. There is, however, still the significant concern that a dangerous new variant could emerge.

NDTV - Science - 1 month ago

Chinese netizens blame Hong Kong for Omicron outbreaks in China

As more and more Chinese cities impose zero-COVID lockdown measures, some netizens are pointing fingers at Hong Kong, accusing the global city of spreading the virus to China.

Global Voices - Health - 2 months ago

Ryanair reports €96m loss due to Omicron impact on Christmas and New Year travel

IRISH no frills airline Ryanair has confirmed a net loss of €96million for the final three months...

Irish Post - Business - 3 months ago

Despite Decades of Hacking Attacks, Companies Leave Vast Amounts of Sensitive Data Unprotected

A surge in identity theft during the pandemic underscores how easy it has become to obtain people’s private data. As hackers are all too happy to explain, many of them are cashing in on it.

ProPublica - Technology - 3 months ago

Labor shortage is biggest challenge for small businesses -- Labor shortages, the Omicron variant and supply chain issues pose significant challenges to small businesses.

Labor shortages, the Omicron variant and supply chain issues pose significant challenges to small businesses.

CBS News - Business - 3 months ago

Winter Olympics won't sell tickets to public after omicron case hits Beijing

Spectators at the Winter Olympics will be invite-only.

New York Daily News - Health - 4 months ago

China aims to wipe out Omicron ahead of Winter Olympics

China's Zero-COVID policy is complicated as cases of the Delta and Omicron variants were identified in the country in recent weeks, raising concerns about how Beijing can contain the outbreak.Hey

Global Voices - Sports - 4 months ago

Moderna, Pfizer both working on COVID-19 booster that targets omicron variant

An omicron-specific booster shot could be ready by the fall, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said Monday.

New York Daily News - Health - 4 months ago

Do Nasal or Throat Swabs Work Better to Identify the Omicron Variant?

As infection rates rise in the United States, we’ve all seen those long lines for rapid COVID-19 tests. Now, questions are being raised about how reliable they are when it comes to the Omicron variant of the virus.

Inside Edition - Health - 4 months ago

Malawian scientist who forewarned about Omicron-type variant speaks out

"When an unvaccinated person is infected, there is more virus and for longer, so chances are just higher that these new variants will emerge" notes Bandawe, the Malawian scientist.

Global Voices - Science - 4 months ago

Why Is Wall Street So Chill About Omicron?

There’s a fatalistic tinge to investors’ lack of concern about the new variant.

New York Magazine - Business - 5 months ago

'It was scary': How South African scientists spotted the Omicron COVID variant

The samples, tested in the Lancet laboratory, all bore a large number of mutations, especially on the spike protein

Deccan Chronicle - World - 5 months ago