UN-assessed contributions needed to generate core finance for climate loss and damage – global issues

After days of intense negotiations in Sharm el-Sheikh, at the last UN climate change conference, COP27, countries agreed on an outcome that established a financing mechanism to compensate vulnerable countries for ‘losses and damage’ caused by climate-induced disasters. November 20, 2022 Credit: United Nations Opinion by Inge Kaul (berlin) Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Inter Press … Read more

Elon Musk may be luring Apple into a battle with Republicans

Tim Cook walks in the paddock ahead of the F1 US Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 23, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Jared C. Tilton | Getty Images Last week, Twitter owner Elon Musk poked Apple, Silicon Valley’s big bear, which handles app distribution to every iPhone. Musk is targeting the iPhone … Read more

Celery in the trash, good luck, lead to lost wedding rings

WINDHAM, NH (AP) — A celery stalk sighting and a bit of luck came together to help a New Hampshire man find his wife’s wedding rings in a 20-ton garbage truck, the jewelry wrapped in a napkin that he had accidentally thrown away. Kevin Butler had taken the waste to a transfer station in Windham … Read more

Chesney Hawkes during the World Cup game between England and Wales has everyone confused

The crucial match between England and Wales at the World Cup was dubbed the Battle of Britain. But fans across the board were united in their amazement when they were treated to an unlikely performance from musician Chesney Hawkes. Hawkes, known almost exclusively for his 1991 hit I Am the One and Only, began to … Read more

Chinese protests are about more than COVID – student discontent fueled biggest movement since Tiananmen Square

Protests have erupted across China, initially in response to the deaths of ten people in a fire at an apartment building in Xinjiang, in the northwest of the country. The demonstrations represent the largest expression of public unrest since the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square was brutally crushed in 1989. The deaths are attributed to … Read more

5 Palestinians killed in warning of escalating violence in West Bank

David Gritten BBC 29 Nov 2022, 14:50 GMT Last updated 27 minutes ago image copyright Reuters photo comment, Relatives of Jawad and Dhafer Al-Rimawi gathered at a hospital near Ramallah prior to their funeral Palestinian and Israeli officials said Israeli forces killed five Palestinians in four separate incidents in the occupied West Bank. Three men, … Read more

Bottom Liners by Eric and Bill Teitelbaum for Tue, Nov 29, 2022

I was sent to a collection agency for a hospital bill that I never received. Looking into it I found that this particular department had a reputation for never sending bills and they admitted that this is what happened to me. Even though I paid the bill immediately and it wasn’t my fault, my credit … Read more

Emirates Group Celebrates UAE National Day With Heritage Activities And Live Performances – Dubai Blog

The Emirates Group today celebrated the 51st UAE National Day at its Dubai headquarters with colorful cultural activities and live performances, highlighting the country’s heritage and energy for the future. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, commemorated the eventful day with a cake-cutting ceremony, … Read more