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 2022-01-17 16:00 

AP

AP Sportlight...

Jan. 181938 — Grover Cleveland Alexander is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. His 90 shutouts is second on the all-time list to Walter Johnson and his 16 shutouts in 1916 is still the major lea......

 2022-01-17 15:54 

Reuters

Turkish court acquits German journalist Tolu...

A Turkish court on Monday acquitted German journalist Mesale Tolu of terrorism charges, she said on Twitter, in a case that lasted nearly five years and added to strains between Ankara and Berlin at the time of her detention....

 2022-01-17 15:50 

Reuters

Firms see increasing labor shortages and wage pressures - Bank of Canada survey...

OTTAWA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Canadian firms see labor shortages intensifying and wage pressure increasing, with strong demand growth and supply chain constraints putting upward pressure on prices, a regular Bank of Canada survey said on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:50 

UPI

Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. remembered with events in Atlanta, D.C....

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered with events scheduled in Atlanta and Washington, D.C., on Monday as his family celebrated what would have been his 93rd birthday....

 2022-01-17 15:45 

Reuters

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Milley tests positive for COVID-19: spokesman...

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, a spokesman said....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Cognac sales jump 31% as drinkers go upmarket...

Cognac sales surged by a nearly a third last year as American and Chinese drinkers guzzled old vintages, in the latest sign premium drinks makers are putting the pandemic behind them....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

Twitter expands feature allowing users to flag misleading tweets...

Twitter Inc said on Monday it will expand its test feature which allows users to flag misleading content on its social media platform to Brazil, Spain and the Philippines....

 2022-01-17 15:40 

Reuters

China's 'zero-COVID' campaign under strain as Omicron surges...

China is doubling down on its "zero-COVID" strategy, saying the spread of the potentially milder Omicron variant is no reason to lower its guard amid warnings of economic disruptions and even public unrest as lockdowns drag into a third year....

 2022-01-17 15:38 

Reuters

India working on signing free trade deals with many countries, Modi says...

India is working on signing free trade agreements with many countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday....

 2022-01-17 15:34 

AP

Indiana lawmakers consider easing of nursing school rules...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed loosening of Indiana's regulations on nursing education programs is advancing in the Legislature, with supporters saying the step is needed to help address a statewid......

 2022-01-17 15:31 

AP

Germany ending 'untenable' ban on advertising abortions...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister on Monday launched a drive to remove from the country's criminal code a ban on doctors "advertising"; abortion services, a provision that he said is untenabl......

 2022-01-17 15:28 

AP

Yellow card amnesty agreed for World Cup playoffs in Europe...

ZURICH (AP) — An amnesty for yellow cards in European qualifying for the World Cup has lifted the threat of suspension for dozens of players involved in the playoffs in March, FIFA said Monday. UEF......

 2022-01-17 15:28 

Reuters

Bumrah backs "driven" Kohli and courts test captain role...

India's Jasprit Bumrah says former captain Virat Kohli still has a big role to play for the test side following the latter's surprise resignation in the wake of the 2-1 series loss to South Africa last week....

 2022-01-17 15:25 

UPI

Baby's feeding troubles tied to later developmental delays...

Parents struggling with infant feeding issues may have another reason to persevere: New research ties feeding problems with an increased risk of developmental delays....

 2022-01-17 15:23 

Reuters

Unilever's offer for GSK's consumer health raises doubts, questions over strategy...

Unilever faces a dilemma after its 50 billion pound ($68 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer healthcare assets was rejected -- should it raise the bid and risk overpaying or seek another route to expand in healthcare?...

 2022-01-17 15:12 

Reuters

Denmark eases coronavirus restrictions, as cases hit new record...

Denmark registered a record number of coronavirus infections on Monday, as cinemas, museums and other cultural institutions reopened after a month-long COVID-19 lockdown....

 2022-01-17 15:12 

Reuters

Burnley ask Premier League to postpone game against Watford...

Burnley have asked the Premier League to postpone their match against Watford on Tuesday after a string of COVID-19 cases and injuries left their squad depleted, the club said....

 2022-01-17 15:10 

Reuters

Israel cuts COVID-19 isolation to five days...

Israel's Health Ministry on Monday said that it would shorten the mandatory isolation period for those who tested positive for COVID-19 to five days from seven days, following an initial cut last week, provided they are asymptomatic....

 2022-01-17 15:10 

AP

Insider Q&A: Realtors' group Chief Economist Lawrence Yun...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market had another scorcher of a year in 2021, aided by low mortgage rates, a swell of demand that outstripped supply and a rebounding job market.The supply-dema......

 2022-01-17 15:09 

AP

Beijing to offer Olympic tickets to 'selected' spectators...

BEIJING (AP) — Only "selected" spectators will be permitted at next month's Beijing Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Monday.Beijing had already announced that no fans f......

 2022-01-17 15:06 

Reuters

Germany expects "real debate" about fiscal rules to start in June - Lindner...

Germany wants to respect jointly agreed fiscal rules as this helps to control inflation, its new Finance Minister Christian Lindner said on Monday, adding he expected the "real debate" about the European Union's fiscal rules to start in June....

 2022-01-17 14:59 

Reuters

Dutch consumer watchdog to vet Apple dating app payment reforms...

The Dutch consumer watchdog said on Monday it would vet Apple's move to allow developers of dating apps to offer non-Apple payment options in the Netherlands, to see if the changes are enough to meet competition rules....

 2022-01-17 14:58 

AP

How's he doing? Americans weigh in on Biden's performance...

President Joe Biden took office at a particularly polarized time in American history, so it's not surprising that citizens are divided on his performance at the one-year mark.A Georgia history teac......

 2022-01-17 14:57 

Reuters

Rabbi threw chair at Texas synagogue hostage-taker before escaping...

A rabbi who was among four Jewish congregants taken captive at a Dallas-area synagogue said on Monday that he and others managed to escape after he threw a chair at the hostage-taker and then rushed for an exit door....

 2022-01-17 14:55 

UPI

'America's Funniest Home Videos' pays tribute to former host Bob Saget...

"America's Funniest Home Videos" paid tribute to its late host Bob Saget....

 2022-01-17 14:51 

Reuters

Two Saudi skiers make history by qualifying for Winter Olympics...

You might be forgiven for thinking the Beijing Winter Olympics next month might not be the kind of event at which to expect athletes from Saudi Arabia. But think again....

 2022-01-17 14:48 

Reuters

Lebanese cabinet to meet next week for first time since October, says Al Jadeed TV...

Lebanon will hold its first cabinet meeting in three months on Jan. 24, Al Jadeed TV channel said, citing Economy Minister Amin Salam....

 2022-01-17 14:44 

Reuters

Yao Ming says he and Peng Shuai 'chatted merrily' at event last month...

Chinese basketball legend Yao Ming said on Monday that tennis star Peng Shuai, who became the subject of concern after she accused a former senior politician of sexually assaulting her, was in good spirits when they appeared at an event last month....

 2022-01-17 14:33 

AP

African Cup: Aubameyang returning to Arsenal for heart tests...

Gabon released Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mario Lemina to return to their clubs on Monday after being diagnosed with heart lesions at the African Cup of Nations.Aubameyang, a striker for Arsenal......

 2022-01-17 14:31 

AP

Pandemic hasn't slowed China's love for US lobster...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — China is showing no signs of slowing its demand for American lobster this year despite disruption to the supply chain and international trade caused by the coronavirus pandem......

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