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BALLABGARH, India — In late November, an urgent email popped up in the inbox of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices, one of the world’s largest syringe makers.It was from UNICEF, the United Nations agency for children, and it was desperately seeking syringes. Not just any would do. These syringes must be smaller than usual. They had to break if...
Article content The most widespread type of dam used to store mine waste is nearly twice as unstable as the average tailings facility, a global study showed on Friday, highlighting the risk of so-called “upstream” construction techniques which some countries have banned. Concern over tailings dams intensified after the deadly collapse of Vale’s Brumadinho upstream facility in January...
Article content LONDON — The British pound lost ground against a resurgent dollar on Friday, as currency traders took some risk off the table amid rising U.S. bond yields. U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell failed to soothe investor concerns about a recent surge in borrowing costs as he spoke at a Wall Street Journal forum on Thursday,...
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Article content LONDON — The dollar rose to multi-month highs against the euro, yen and Swiss franc on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed no concern about a recent sell-off in bonds and stuck to his stance of keeping interest rates low for a long time. At a Wall Street Journal forum on Thursday, Powell said...
Pope John Paul II had to cancel plans to visit Iraq at the turn of this century as escalating tensions with the United States undermined negotiations with Saddam Hussein for a papal visit. Pope Benedict XVI had to cancel his plans because of security concerns.And almost until the moment he boarded the papal plane in Rome en route to...
Article content A large British trial has halted enrolments to test gout drug colchicine as a potential treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, after a sub-study of the trial found that the medication did not have any effect on the patients. An independent panel suggested pausing recruitment of volunteers in the colchicine arm of the trial based on...
The POTUS was praised on social media after he dragged the governors of Mississippi and Texas for doing the unthinkable amid the pandemic and reopening these two states! Furthermore, they even cancelled the use of protective masks and so, Joe Biden made his feelings about this very clear!The President did not hold anything back during his March 3 press...
© Reuters. The logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on a rim cap in a showroom of a Volkswagen car dealer in Brussels ...