EXCLUSIVE Trump nominee Claver-Carone voted out at IDB, threatens legal action

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Monday voted to fire … Read more

India’s top palm oil buyer expects 23% jump in imports

A farmer prepares to unload oil palm bunches from a tractor trolley in a mill at Dwaraka Tirumala in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, September 1, 2021. Picture taken September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Rajendra Jadhav Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AGRA, India, Sept 23 (Reuters) – India’s palm oil imports … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

Once-bitten markets are ignoring Putin’s warnings again at their own peril

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during an event marking the 100th foundation anniversary of the republics of Adygea, Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia in Moscow, Russia, September 20, 2022. Sputnik/Grigory Sysoev/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Earlier this year, markets were complacent as Russia … Read more

Canberra man jailed for nearly five years for striking police officer with car

A Canberra man who claimed to be high on methamphetamine when he drove at a police officer in a hit-and-run near Cooma has been sentenced to nearly five years in jail in the Queanbeyan court. Key points: McCracken pleaded guilty to aggravated dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and failing to stop and assist after … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev | UFC Year of the Fighter – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

Khamzat Chimaev | UFC Year of the FighterUFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Megan Anderson’s Breakdown – Khamzat Chimaev will bring the pressure; Can Nate Diaz withstand it?ESPN Nate Diaz: ‘I didn’t call for and still don’t want’ to fight Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279CBS Sports UFC 279 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2UFC – Ultimate … Read more

Augmented reality contact lenses could replace your phone screen

Walk down any street and it’s a familiar scene: people craning their necks as they look at their phones. But in the not-too-distant future we’ll probably just stare at digital information hovering over the world in front of us, taking in a blend of the digital and real worlds, all thanks to augmented reality. In … Read more

Creswick Woolen Mills a vital asset to the local community 75 years on

Seventy-five years ago a man arrived in Australia with a vision to build Australia’s first woolen mill to re-manufacture old clothing. The late Paul Ryzowy arrived in Victoria in 1947 and turned what was a straw thatch factory into the still “chipping along” Creswick Woolen Mills. Siblings Boaz and Sharon Herszfeld grew up observing the … Read more

R. Kelly’s lawyers start defense; he says he won’t testify

CHICAGO — R. Kelly’s lawyers began mounting a defense Thursday in Chicago against federal charges of child pornography, enticement of minors for sex and fixing his 2008 state trial, with an initial witness contending the singer was himself a victim of blackmail. The presentation to jurors won’t include Kelly taking the witness stand. Judge Harry … Read more