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Cryptocurrency expert gets 5 years in North Korea sanctions case

NEW YORK — A cryptocurrency expert was sentenced Tuesday to more than five years in U.S. federal prison for helping…

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Sri Lanka halts debt repayment pending IMF bailout plan

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA — Sri Lanka is suspending its repayment of foreign debt, including bonds and government-to-government borrowings, pending the…

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The delicate balance between grocery store profit and food security

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic…

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Suncor getting out of wind and solar; will shift focus to hydrogen and renewable fuel

CALGARY — Canadian energy company Suncor says it is getting rid of its wind and solar assets. In a news…

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Suddenly, Tesla’s Elon Musk is Twitter’s biggest stakeholder

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has acquired a 9% stake in Twitter to become its largest shareholder while joining other critics…

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Alaska Airlines launches gender-neutral uniform policy for flight attendants and other staff

Alaska Airlines announced that it has launched new, gender-neutral uniform guidelines for flight attendants. “We have updated our uniform guidelines,…

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Biden to speak Thursday on U.S. plans to lower gas prices: White House

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is considering releasing up to 180 million barrels of oil over several months from the…

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Russian oil tankers are vanishing off the map

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine made the country a pariah in the global energy market. Since the war started, a de…

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Hong Kong’s COVID-19 death toll leads to coffin shortage

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak has cost about 6,000 lives this year – and the city is…

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When disability benefits fall and rent goes up, food bank visits rise: report

A new report looking at Ontario data across a six-year period has found that the factors that drive up food…

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