Japan, Britain and Italy said Friday they will jointly develop a next-generation fighter jet in a project that holds scope for future cooperation with allies including the United States.
Baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors, security guards, wheelchair attendants and other workers say they need better protections.
The newspaper’s IT specialists, security guards and sales coordinators — some of whom earn as little as $52,000 a year — strike alongside reporters for better wages.
"He's simply not a person who ought to have the reins of the government of the United States," the Utah senator declared.
Hundreds of Apple workers in Australia are preparing to go on a strike ahead of Christmas to demand better working conditions and wages, union leaders and staff said, a move likely to hurt the iPhone maker's sales and services in the country. The less than two-day strike by about 200 of Apple's roughly 4,000 employees in Australia comes as the U.S. tech giant faces disruptions due to worker unrest in its main iPhone plant in China. Members of Australia's Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) are asking Apple Inc for fixed rosters, known hours of work, weekends of two consecutive days and an agreed annual wage rise.
Indian shares rose on Friday, on a fall in crude oil prices, and on hopes of a global demand revival due to China's easing of strict COVID-19 restrictions. The Nifty 50 index was up 0.21% at 18,648.65, as of 09:20 a.m IST, and the S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.17% to 62,699.55. Oil prices fell for the fifth straight session to their lowest in 2022, bringing cheer as crude accounts for a bulk of the bill for countries such as India, which are heavily dependent on oil imports.
The two top leaders of Bangladesh's main opposition party were taken from their homes by police in the early hours Friday, a party spokesman said, a day before a planned rally was to call for the prime minister's resignation.
State Rep. Joe Harding was charged with illegally obtaining or trying to obtain more than $150,000 in pandemic loans.
Donald Trump's lawyer said a president should be shielded from lawsuits even if he was “seeking to destroy our constitutional system.”
It is South Korea's westernmost territory, soldiers outnumber residents, and you can see North Korea from almost every barbed wire-lined beach: welcome to Baekryeong Island, a community on the front line.
Inflation has stayed above the upper end of the Reserve Bank of India's 2%-6% tolerance band all year and this has triggered 225 basis points of interest rate rises to the repo rate so far, taking it to 6.25%. If the inflation forecast is correct, the decline would take it to where it was just before Russia invaded Ukraine in February, which sent global food and commodity prices soaring.
Though the law remains in effect, reproductive rights advocates are hopeful a new precedent has been set regarding who can actually enforce the ban.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan must stick to its target of a primary budget surplus by the 2025 fiscal year, Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki said on Friday, even as a planned increase in defence spending raises the spectre of worsening already dire public finances. "It's true, that's a lot of money" Suzuki said, referring to a plan for 43 trillion yen ($315.46 billion) in defence spending over the next five years. "But we must stick to the aim of achieving a primary budget surplus by fiscal 2025," Suzuki said when asked about how increased defence spending may affect Japan's fiscal target.
Rev. Rob Schenck repeated under oath his allegation that Justice Alito leaked the outcome of his 2014 Hobby Lobby decision to a “stealth missionary.”
After being misgendered and verbally attacked, Asheville's first trans school board member, Peyton O'Conner, decided to resign.
What seemed an underwhelming strategy over his first 22 months in office now looks more like a winning plan since Dems did better than expected in the midterms.
"Emergency Notice," reads an incredibly misleading December message sent out by the South Carolina Republican's campaign.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced Thursday eight crew members who will join him for a journey around the Moon planned for 2023 on a SpaceX rocket that is still under development.
A historic bill codifying protections for same-sex marriages is going to become law despite an emotional plea in opposition from Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.).
Developers and power plant owners reported plans to increase utility-scale battery storage from 7.8 gigawatts (GW) in October this year to 30 GW by the end of 2025, according to the EIA's Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. Battery storage capacity, which only started to take off in the United States in 2020, was expected to reach 9.1 GW by end-2022, before doubling in 2023 to 19 GW and hitting 28.4 GW in 2024.
Community members said the incident appeared to be a pointed and coordinated attempt to intimidate Muslims in New Jersey.
(Reuters) -The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday advised public companies to examine whether they need to disclose to investors any potential impacts from turmoil in the cryptocurrency industry. The guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) division of corporation finance - tasked with ensuring public companies give investors key information - is the latest sign that regulators are on high alert for further fallout in the wake of the collapse of major crypto firms including FTX and BlockFi Inc. In guidance to public companies, the SEC laid out information businesses may have to share with their investors, including whether the firms have any financially material exposures to counterparties that have filed for bankruptcy or become insolvent.